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4 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, Sleeps 8
Aviemore, Aviemore and the Cairngorms, Scottish Highlands, Scotland

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busynest2
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
2 reviews
“Family gathering”
Reviewed April 4, 2018 for a stay in March 2018

Returning to Glencanisp felt like comming home.
We had a great time in this perfectly equipped and imacculate house where we could all get out to explore during the day and then relax together at night.
We had all 4 generations together again with plenty of space to let the little ones play while the elders relaxed over dinner and board games.
Thanks again

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MerlinPad...
Padstow
Level 4 Contributor
25 reviews
12 hotel reviews
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“Perfect Family Holiday”
Reviewed March 1, 2017 for a stay in February 2017

Glencanisp is a 10 minute level walk to the shops and excellent eateries, and a short drive to a great sledging area and the Cairngorm mountain railway. This was our second stay at this great family house - just like coming home. Warm, cosy but plenty of space for 4 adults and 4 children aged from 17 to 8. The kitchen and dining area is a wonderful space for socialising, with a really good utility room with excellent washing machine and tumble dryer. We also love the American style fridge/freezer which dispenses ice and good tasting chilled water.
The beds are really comfortable, everything is clean and well presented, and there is good parking. The communication with the owners, Diane and Ian, is excellent, and they are anxious to make your stay a really good one, which indeed it was. Thank you for another lovely stay - with the added bonus of some lovely snow.....

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jwfw67
Andover, United Kingdom
Level 5 Contributor
60 reviews
9 hotel reviews
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“Great base in Aviemore for hillwalking”
Reviewed March 18, 2016 for a stay in March 2016
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Stayed here in March with a group of 8 as part of a hillwalking group. The cottage is traditional, and well furnished with plenty of space to eat, cook or relax together. All the bathrooms are modern and the kitchen is well equipped. It also has drying facilities in the utility room. Plenty of restaurants and food nearby if you don't want to cook.

We ALL really enjoyed staying here and would definitely come back again. The weather this week was also stunning, which helped!

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Liked best: multiple reception rooms
Traveling group: Large Group
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
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mungi6
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2 reviews
“Great Cottage For A Large Group”
Reviewed July 26, 2015 for a stay in July 2015

Stayed at Glencanisp for a week in July. The cottage is great for a large group such as ours ( 3 couples with 2 children aged 6 and 19 months).
The cottage (I'd call it a house) has all that you require for a stay and was very clean when we arrived.
An 8 minute walk brings you into the town with plenty of shops and restaurants.
Would I stay there again? I'm not sure due to the traffic noise in the early mornings. If you can sleep through that then, yes, it's a good place to stay.

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Liked best: The size and convenience to town.
Liked least: Early morning traffic noise.
Traveling group: Large Group
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Older travelers Families with young children
Large groups
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RoganJ
Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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“Excellent cottage and a fine base for Aviemore and around”
Reviewed April 12, 2015 for a stay in April 2015
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This is a lovely big cottage in a great location and perfect for a group - in our case two families of four. Some comments that may be helpful:

- location is about half a mile from Aviemore centre - 10mins walk or so from the Winking Owl pub and mountain cafe, a few minutes more from Tesco. Coop is 5 mins walk out of town on the dalfaber road and there's a small spar 2 mins walk away.

- It's on the main toad through town but set back...some modest traffic noise and late night chatter from teenagers in the bus shelter across the road one Saturday, but normally fine.

- there's a small garden at front and room to park 2-3 cars. There's also potential space for bikes (or skis or boards) outside in the back yard or for a few clean ones in the utility room inside the house.

-great kitchen / diner space with a double oven and hobs, a big dining table that fits 8 easily, modern fridge and freezer (even does ice for drinks). An inconspicuous TV in the corner and a mixed fuel stove.

- a darker, cosier room - feels more of a TV room or space for whisky and cards! A better fit for 5 or 6 than 8

- 4 bedrooms, all of medium to modest size, 1 ensuite. All fine and nice comfy beds, generally functional not special.

- loads of great places nearby - ski often open into April, mountain biking at Glenmore and Rothiemurchus and blue/red trails at Glenlivet, loads of walks and don't miss cakes in Aviemore mountain café!

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LeeNTien...
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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“A very good place for a company of 7-8.”
Reviewed January 19, 2015 for a stay in January 2015

A very spacious and comfortable cottage within a walking distance off the Aviemore main-shopping area and very close to local bus stops. Good for both the groups of hikers and the skiers/snowboarders, with plenty of room to dry clothes, 2 showers, a bath, 4 bedrooms for up to 8 people, huge kitchen and a very nice living room, both with fire-stoves for extra warmth and comfort. Also books, DVDs, tabletop games to spend an evening. And some very beautiful views from windows as well.
Been coming to Aviemore every winter for a few years now, for the mountain. Sadly, it was closed due to heavy snow and strong winds.
Thankfully, the cottage had everything to keep us very comfortable, and the area have plenty of "poor-weather walks" to occupy restless skiers/snowboarders with no mountain available.
First time staying at Glencanisp. Very probably, that will stay there again next year.

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Liked best: Everything,
Liked least: The weather.
Traveling group: Extended Family
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Recommended for:
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Management Response
Jan 28, 2015
Thank you for leaving us this lovely review, we're glad you enjoyed your time a Glencanisp. It's a shame you weren't able to explore Aviemore due to the weather, hopefully you'll have more luck when you come back next year.
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