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Atwater, California
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60 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 May 2014

I was traveling with a friend who made reservations here. I was so pleased upon arrival at the warm comfortable atmosphere, My room on the 1st floor had 2 twin beds and was quite spacious. The bathroom was also very spacious and had a full sized bathtub with a wonderful shower with great water pressure. The dinner, which was included... More 

1 Thank Dan F
wildwullie, Owner at Culdearn House, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind comments following your stay. It was a pleasure to meet you and your friend and we are so pleased to note that you enjoyed the distillery tour we recommended. More 

Tomintoul, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 25 May 2014

My partner and I booked a meal at Culdearn House on 15 May 2014. The food was fabulous and excellent value for money, certainly 5*. Following the meal everyone, including the owners Sonia and William, retired to the beautiful sitting room for an after dinner drink. My partner totally surprises me and proposes. After the complete shock and positive reply,... More 

1 Thank Debbie P
wildwullie, Owner at Culdearn House, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your kind words of thanks and praise regarding our home, the food, your meal and us. We appreciate it very much. The 'event' took everyone by surprise. So much laughter - and a few tears - a joyous occasion. it was very romantic and we were so lucky to have shared that special moment with... More 

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73 reviews
31 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 May 2014

Unfortunately I was taken ill just before visiting Culdearn House and so do not visit it. My wife phoned to cancel our booking and she was taken aback by the rudeness of the owner who ranted and decidedly told her off for cancelling at the last minute. How could we know that I was going to be ill? There was... More 

4 Thank Robin2512
wildwullie, Owner at Culdearn House, responded to this review

We had been holding a superior double room for this couple for 7 months, since November 2013. They booked for dinner, bed and breakfast. In the terms and conditions which were sent to the guests, it states that, in the event of cancellation, we may, in high season, charge the full amount. On the morning of their arrival (Bank Holiday... More 

Brit, Southern England
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 May 2014

I can only reprint what I have now read in precious reviews. "The proprietrix is rather cool and somewhat aloof. The proprietor on the other hand is very affable, and his nonchalant almost “happy go lucky” manner is a foil for the Mistress of the House. There are quite a lot of rules and regulations at Culdearn." We did not... More 

2 Thank View4U
wildwullie, Proprietrix at Culdearn House, responded to this review

? We assisted this group with dinner whilst they were staying in a new B&B nearby. We ascertained that they were from our home town which we had left some 12 years ago so it was nice to be able to chat and to catch up with all the news and events. We must thank them for the very generous... More 

Saint Louis, Missouri
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56 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 April 2014

I want to start by saying we are hotel people and foodies. We don't normally stay in B & B's. When we arrived we carried in our own luggage and were- I will admit it a little worried at the fact there were only 7 rooms (we had 3) and very little help. We went down for dinner and it... More 

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wildwullie, Manager at Culdearn House, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to put your thoughts on this site. It was unfortunate that the day you arrived the owner had had a fall a few days earlier and was disabled with many broken ribs so unable to carry you cases. However, help was offered but was declined. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay... More 

Glenrothes, United Kingdom
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78 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 April 2014

Booked a night here en route through the Highlands upon the advice of another hotel which was fully booked - had previously skipped past the hotel after reading the less positive reviews here which complained that the hostess isn't welcoming. Very glad we ended up here, however, as we were delighted with our stay - our experience of both host... More 

Thank Kerri B
wildwullie, Manager at Culdearn House, responded to this review

Thank you so very much for your kind comments on this site. We really appreciate them. More 

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13 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 January 2014

We had a fantastic stay at Culdearn House of Hogmanay. In truth it is some where between a guest house and a 'proper' hotel but to be honest we liked it all the more for that. We spend a lot of time travelling in impersonal business hotels and it is lovely to be in a 'home from home' type of... More 

Thank gavinsinden
wildwullie, Manager at Culdearn House, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind comments regarding your stay. We appreciate them very much. Everyone had a merry time! More 

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13 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2013

A wonderful surprise to dine at Guldearn House - food was delicious and the hosts were wonderful. We were in a large group and every one's needs were catered for. We also looked at their rooms which looked quite interesting as all rooms have different colours and beautifully decorated. Would recommend this place to all visiting Grantown-on-Spey as William and... More 

Thank taimur
wildwullie, Manager at Culdearn House, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments regarding your stay here. We appreciate your thoughts and thanks. More 

Bodrum City, Turkey
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12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 August 2013 via mobile

We booked a room with breakfast and dinner at the very last minute for an overnight stay, but would have stayed longer.. The room was at the first floor, there is also a second floor and no elevator but the owner kindly offered and helped with our luggage. The living room and a separate dining room are on ground floor... More 

2 Thank Yusuf Y
wildwullie, Manager at Culdearn House, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a positive review on this site. We appreciate it very much. More 

Aberdeen, Scotland
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16 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 July 2013

Had an excellent two night stay here. The room was very comfortable and clean and the food excellent. One of the best, reasonably priced, wine lists that I have had the pleasure of selecting from! The owners were very attentive and made us very welcome.

1 Thank mikemz
wildwullie, Manager at Culdearn House, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments and for taking the time to write on to this site. More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Beatiful Victoria Country House built in 1860 which has retained many of its original features. It is now a small hotel offering fine food, excellent malts and wines and is ideally based within the heart of Speyside on the whisky and castle trails. Salmon and sea trout fishing on the nearby River Spey, 5 beautiful golf courses, steam train, funicular railway to the top of Cairngorm Mountain are all within easy short distance from the house. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Culdearn House

Address: Culdearn House Woodlands Terrace, Grantown-on-Spey PH26 3JU, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Scottish Highlands > Badenoch and Strathspey > Grantown-on-Spey
Price Range: ₹ 12,573 - ₹ 12,830 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
Also Known As:
Culdearn House Hotel Grantown-On-Spey
Culdearn Hotel Grantown On Spey
Culdearn House Grantown-On-Spey, Scotland
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