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Hill Crest Holiday Cottage
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Hill Crest Holiday Cottage
Lounge with flat screen TV, DVD player & wide choice of movies, games, puzzles, books Lounge also has electric fire and both sea and garden views
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Hill Crest Holiday Cottage
Lounge with flat screen TV, DVD player & wide choice of movies, games, puzzles, books
Lounge also has electric fire and both sea and garden views
View from lounge towards front hall .
Kitchen and breakfast bar
Fully equipped kitchen with breakfast bar
Dining room set for six ready for a relaxing meal.  Includes cosy gas fire.
Dining room has three windows all with sea views.
Gas fire in the dining room.  Cozy reading nook in the corner.
Main floor double bedroom with king size bed and ensuite shower room
Kingsize bed in main floor bedroom
First floor double bedroom with kingsize bed and sea views on three sides.
First floor single bedroom with window seat and sea view.
First floor single bedroom with garden and sea view.
The Gazebo overlooking Cullen Bay
Comfortable deck chairs
Decking overlooking the Bay
View from the deck of Cullen Bay including the harbour, beach and the golf course
Tides out - Cullen's Seatown in the distance
Back garden patio set.
Back garden view from the patio.
View to the gazebo from the kitchen.
Pretty things.
Sea views from almost every window!
An excellent spot for dolphin spotting
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Cottage -
4 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 6
Cullen, Moray, Scotland

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JennyBGla...
Glasgow
Level 5 Contributor
65 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
“Mrs ”
Reviewed October 4, 2016 for a stay in September 2016
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So back again to the wonderful Hillcrest in Cullen. This amazing house will be a forever holiday for us. We just love the hospitality Selma and Rob provide every time we go.

When you walk into the cottage the first thing that is apparent is the care taken on cleaning the whole house after the last guests have stayed. It is absolutely immaculate and so clean.

The house is in amazing condition every time we stay here and I think that is a lot to do with the care the guests take when staying here and the care and attention Selma and Rob take to looking after it for the guests.

The welcome basket is always appreciated as is the kitchen and all it's utensils.

This year we were very fortunate that the weather was fabulous so we spent most of our time outside in the garden. The garden itself was perfect for our little boy and so beautiful to be in. Again the view and the location of the cottage is just perfect.

There really is nothing you could want from this cottage that is not already provided.

We have booked already to return and will do for a long time yet.

Unfortunately I left my purse in the cottage and Selma and rob very kindly posted it to me at their own expense. Not many people would take the time and care to do that.

This is the most amazing find and we just love now that we know our holidays will be spent here every year. Thank you Selma and Rob for a beautiful home to stay in. X

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Management Response
Oct 5, 2016
Thank you so much for your kind words. Hill Crest has become a favourite haven for so many of our return guests. We love sharing it with everyone who comes to stay and do our best to make it feel special to everyone who steps through our door.
We look forward to your next holiday!
Selma & Rob
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tomdenova...
Level 4 Contributor
39 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“5 star & sheer bliss!”
Reviewed September 28, 2016 for a stay in September 2016

Booked into Hillcrest Cottage for 3 days and nights.

On arrival a welcome pack - incl filter coffee, freshly laid eggs, butteries and a wee dram of malt.

Very cosy, luxurious cottage with fab facilities over looking Cullen Bay and a 2 minute walk to the beach. See many Grey Seals and various wildlife - lots of walking.

Cullen Bay Hotel - nice food & service.

You have a lovely place - thank you and we are having a fab time!

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Management Response
Sep 29, 2016
Thank you so very much for taking the time to review us. We are so very pleased you are enjoying everything that Hill Crest and Cullen has to offer. Hope to see you again in the future for another visit.

Selma & Rob
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SouthWest...
South West
Level 3 Contributor
10 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Beautiful bolt hole”
Reviewed July 31, 2016 for a stay in May 2016

We've stayed many times at Hill Crest and it's always as good as the last.
The house has amazing views, is beautifully decorated and has everything you could possibly need.

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Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
Aug 2, 2016
Thanks so much for the great review. I'm not sure I understand the bolt hold reference in the title but appreciate the positive comments. We look forward to your next visit.
Selma & Rob
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Judith w
Aberdeenshire, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
14 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Mrs”
Reviewed June 6, 2016 for a stay in June 2016

What a gem. Equipped and furnished to a luxurious standard. Great location, fab views. Very friendly, helpful owners.

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Management Response
Jun 7, 2016
Thank you for your review. We hope to see you again for another visit to our area.

Selma & Rob
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Alison M
Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
“The perfect 5 star retreat”
Reviewed February 20, 2016 for a stay in February 2016

We arrived to a warm and cosy Cottage, everything was perfect - it felt like a five star hotel.
Selma and Rob made us feel so very welcome with a basket of treats and fresh flowers.
We explored the area by foot and by car and managed to see the Northern lights on the eve of my birthday which was the best gift ever! We drove to sand end which was just a bit darker than Cullen.
The weather was kind to us and the view looks different everyday, we loved waking up to the sound of the Seaside!
Absolutely beautiful and hope to return one day!

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Liked best: Super high standard
Traveling group: Large Group
Your age range 35-49
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Management Response
Feb 21, 2016
Thanks for that great review. Hill Crest is a wonderful home for so many reasons and we feel so lucky to be able to share it. We look forward to your next visit!
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quine19
Dumfries, United Kingdom
Level 6 Contributor
133 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
“Absolutely wonderful”
Reviewed October 8, 2015 for a stay in October 2015

Everything about Hill Crest is wonderful, from the fabulous views to the peaceful and relaxing interior. The decor is lovely, very calm and stylish, the beds among the most comfortable I've slept on and the attention to detail is truly amazing. Everything you could need is here, from fluffy towels to kitchen equipment. We also had a welcome parcel which had butter, eggs, milk, scones and even a miniature of whisky! It's a gorgeous place to spend time, either inside looking at the fabulous views or outside in the wonderful garden

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Liked best: The total experience
Traveling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Friends getaway People with disabilities
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Management Response
Oct 8, 2015
What a complement receiving such a great review from such a well-travelled guest! Thanks so very much for your kind words. We would love to have you visit again any time.

Selma & Rob
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Yorkshire
Reviewed October 6, 2015 for a stay in September 2015

Traveling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
Oct 6, 2015
Thanks so much for taking the time to review your recent visit to Hill Crest. We are flattered you chose our cottage to celebrate your anniversary and really pleased for you that the weather was so lovely for your celebration after a not so great summer this year. Hope to see you again in 2016!

Best wishes,

Selma & Rob
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