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Cottage -
2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4
Fort Augustus, Loch Ness, Scottish Highlands, Scotland

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2410WILLI...
Belfast, United Kingdom
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“great cottage and great location”
Reviewed August 14, 2016 for a stay in July 2016

Our family came to stay here on the 30th july for 1 week .The cottage is immaculate and right in the heart of Fort Augustus..The canal was outside the front door ,shops ,restaurants ,bars were close by. We cuised Loch Ness ,walked part of the great glen way ,high wire adventure on the Nevis Range and best fun of all scottish dancing in the local village hall on wednesday nights. The only fault was we didnt book 2 weeks instead of the 1 week. . Our family totally enjoyed our stay at this cottage

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Liked best: cleanliness ,
Traveling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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BELFAST
Reviewed July 18, 2016 for a stay in July 2016

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Management Response
Jul 19, 2016
So glad you found the cottage comfortable and had an enjoyable holiday. We look forward to welcoming you back in the future.
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Cindy L
Ridgewell, United Kingdom
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
“Fantastic cottage - lovely surroundings”
Reviewed July 2, 2016 for a stay in June 2016

Kintore Cottage has everything needed to make your stay in Scotland as relaxing as possible following a busy day exploring. Comfortable and welcoming with lovely views of Loch Ness and up and down the canal locks at Fort Augustus.

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Liked best: High standard of accomodation and beautiful location
Liked least: Nothing - internet would have been useful
Traveling group: Friends
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
Jul 3, 2016
Hello Cindy,
Both myself and Aileen are delighted that you enjoyed your stay at Kintore cottage and hopefully you will return in the future to explore other areas which you might still have to visit.
regards
graham
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Sheila S
Jedburgh
Level 3 Contributor
16 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Home from home exquisite cottage.”
Reviewed June 17, 2016 for a stay in June 2016

Excellent spotless well looked after cottage. You will find everything you need for a perfect holiday supplied here in Kintore Cottage. A very comfortable feeling as soon as you enter , you will find cottage spotless and very well maintained. Plenty of space in the rooms and a kitchen to die for,IF you need there is a great big wood burner ,shower room. As I myself am disabled and find walking difficult it was wonderful to find there was only a two inch lip at door ,so the entry was so easy if you have walking difficulties. Lots of out door space grass area and chips at parking space,or sit at front of cottage watch the world go by and see the boats go up through the loch gates. The Village garage has a shop which caters for all your needs excellent choice in food stuffs. Can't recommend this wonderful comfortable cottage enough.

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Liked best: Comfort, cleanliness ,attention to detail,space within property.
Liked least: Had to leave.
Traveling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway People with disabilities
Older travelers Families with young children
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Management Response
Jun 18, 2016
Hi Sheila,
Thanks for leaving your review and I hope you can return in the future.
regards
graham
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Bridget P
London, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Unforgettable stay in a beautiful location.”
Reviewed February 28, 2016 for a stay in February 2016

Kintore Cottage is a beautiful, character cottage which has been restored with quality workmanship to a very high standard. It is cosy and welcoming with an enviable location in the heart of the beautiful town of Fort Augustus. The log burner was a most welcome feature and i enjoyed building and tending the fire each evening. The cottage is only a short stroll to Loch Ness which is beyond description and you can reach so many other wonderful beauty spots by driving a very short distance. Having said this, the drives themselves were so scenic that distances were no object and were barely noticed during the mile upon mile of staggering scenery. The cottage owner was very helpful with a minor query and was keen that nothing should spoil the holiday (which it didn't). Would definitely book again and probably for the summer as the Caledonian canal was closed at the time I stayed and I didn't get to see the boating activities which I can imagine would be very interesting to watch.

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Liked best: Location and wood burner
Liked least: No dishwasher :-)
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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George N
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
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“Idyllic Cottage in Fort Augustus”
Reviewed November 29, 2015 for a stay in September 2015

Kintore Cottage is quite a surprise. What a fantastic renovation of this early 1800's building. It comes complete with a modern well appointed kitchen, very comfortable lounge with wood heater (already set to go on arrival!!) and a modern bathroom. Superbly maintained and clean. Plenty of books and games provided if you don't want to go out. But what a position, right on the canal where during the day there is always some boating activity. We took several walks along the canal tow paths and used the bicycles to go up to the next set of locks. We also received great help from the local tourism office who gave us guidance for several local walks. Just cross the canal to excellent pubs for meals or cook your own. Well stocked supermarket close by.

We stayed a week and were able to explore further afield to Skye and south to Fort William.
Would certainly stay again.

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Liked best: The properties location
Traveling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Older travelers
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rod W
1 review
“Beautifully restored cottage ideal for exploring loch ness area”
Reviewed February 16, 2015 for a stay in February 2015

Spent 3 nights at kintore cottage in February with two young kids so made great use of the excellent wood burning stove.Well placed for exploring both sides of Loch Ness (south side well recommended for scenery and walks).The cottage was spotlessly clean and had everything we needed for a great break.

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