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“Nice apartment close to the beach”
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36 reviews
Open plan lounge and dining area
NEW! The Beaches Townhouse situated at the seaside.
Master Bedroom
Twin bedroom
Kitchen
Dine with seaviews
Banffshire coast
Downstairs Bathroom
Portsoy Harbour
Luxury Towels
Hallway entrance
Stairs
Crovie only a 15 minute drive away!
Banffshire Coast and Whitehills
Upstairs Shower Room
View from the townhouse window!
Top of the stairs
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2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 4
Banff, Aberdeenshire, Scotland

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Hammonia
Hamburg, Germany
Level 3 Contributor
10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Nice apartment close to the beach”
Reviewed September 14, 2015 for a stay in May 2015

Stayed for four nights in May and enjoyed our stay.
The apartment was nicely furnished, spotlessly clean and the kuitchen very well equipped.
The views are very nice, especially the sunsets are lovely.
We were a bit unhappy about the view being interrupted by the caravan park on the left side and we felt a bit "on display" at first, but got used to it very quickly, so didn't mind anymore, there was no noise from the caravans, and the little shop on site came in handy for some essentials.
The beach is right on the doorstep, which was lovely, sadly it was a very cold May so we couldn't make as much use of it a we had hoped.
There is a children's playground that is great for families. I suppose it might get a bit noisy when the weather is nice, but we didn't feel disturbed.
Close by are a number of nice restaurants, and the Glenglasaugh distillery is well worth a visit (tip: try the whisky honey on a crumpet, it's to die for!).
Nice trip out is Cullen, home of the Cullen skink, best we ever had!
There was an issue with the door lock, which was dealt with by the owner very quickly, but it put a bit of a damper on our plans for the day.
Downside for us was that there was no mobile reception, the landline could only be used for incoming calls, so it was difficult to contact the owner.

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Liked best: Location by the beach, lovely sunsets
Liked least: View of the caravan park spoiled the view a bit
Traveling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
Reviewed September 10, 2015 for a stay in August 2015

Traveling group: Teenagers
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Joanne M
Stonehaven, Scotland, United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
24 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Retreat”
Reviewed July 17, 2015 for a stay in July 2015

The cottage was lovely and clean, so close to the beach and swing park for the children.
It is in a lovely location to travel either north or south.
We have been here for 3 years in a row and will definitely back again.

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Liked best: The location
Liked least: Nothing
Traveling group: Young Children
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Friends getaway People with disabilities
Older travelers Families with young children
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Derek C
Dumfries and Galloway
Level 4 Contributor
28 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
“Brilliant accommodation”
Reviewed June 15, 2015 for a stay in June 2015

We stayed for a few days in June and it was simply perfect.
The apartment was spotless with quality furniture and very well equipped.

The location on the beach is a real bonus and the villages nearby are well worth a visit

The highlight of our stay was the early morning swim in the sea follwed by a shower and bacon rolll.

We will return!

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Traveling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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CMCormack
Scottish Highlands, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Lovely holiday cloee to the beach..”
Reviewed April 13, 2015 for a stay in March 2015

I stayed with partner for 3 nights and it was a very pleasant experience, Everything you need is at hand, good decor, cosy and comfortable.
The owner was more than helpful offering her assistance if needed.
Highly recommend this property.
Chris

Traveling group: Spouse/Partner
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Reviewed April 11, 2015 for a stay in April 2015

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Ajt1968
1 review
“Warm and spectacular views”
Reviewed February 18, 2015 for a stay in February 2015

Lovely welcome pack and nice and warm to walk into after a long journey. Main bedroom really nice and comfortable. Table placed in lovely window with great view!

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