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    Douneside House

    | Tarland, Aboyne AB34 4UL, Scotland
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    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    Having looked for a few weeks for a place that would welcome children at their New Years celebrations - most asked for children to leave at 9pm! I found Douneside House and their great New Year celebration break. I went with my husband and 3...More

    2  Thank W4843FXlouisew
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    My wife and I have just returned from three days at this wonderful hotel. From the moment we arrived until the time came for us to leave we were looked after with quiet professionalism and courtesy at all times. This review would not do justice...More

    2  Thank David F
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    Excellent food, staff, rooms and location. The best place to stay and eat on the whole of Royal Deeside by far. If you want to relax, soak up the beautiful surroundings and enjoy fantastic food and wine then this place will not disappoint and the...More

    Thank neildonaldduck
    Response from GM-Douneside, General Manager at Douneside HouseResponded 2 weeks ago

    Dear Neildonaldduck, Thank you very much for your review. I am really pleased to read you had a great visit and the team and I look forward to welcoming you back. All the best Marcel Wassen General Manager

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    As a frequent traveler I have luckily stayed in many amazing 5 star hotels. This one should like the Ritz in Paris have 6 stars. No so fancy but so meticulously restored and service done with such love that you never what to leave.More

    2  Thank Lisa P
    Response from GM-Douneside, General Manager at Douneside HouseResponded 4 weeks ago

    Dear Lisa P, What an amazing review! Thank you very much for taking the time to share this with us, and the wider travel community. It is a shame that you had to leave, but rest assured we will always be here for you and...More

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

    We stayed here a few months ago and I must say that this hotel is one of the very best. It is owned and managed by the MacRobert Trust, largely set up to provide service people a place to visit. The story is incredible and...More

    Thank DJWEdinburgh
    Response from GM-Douneside, General Manager at Douneside HouseResponded 4 weeks ago

    Dear DJWEdinburgh, Thank you for your very detailed review! It is indeed a very sad story yet very empowering. It is amazing to hear and read about the history of the MacRoberts. Douneside was originally open just to serving and retired officers of the military,...More

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    Emma F
    13 August 2017|
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    Response from CaroleLed | Reviewed this property |
    Yes you can but they are closed to the general public for July & August while they cater for military personnel exclusively. Check the website for actual dates as I'm not 100% sure.
    3 February 2017|
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    Response from douneside | Property representative |
    Many thanks for your enquiry. Dogs are most welcome in our apartments and cottages but they aren't allowed in the main hotel building or bedrooms. There is a vast network of footpaths and trails from our doorstep - perfect... More
    Room Tips
    "Any of the rooms at the front of the house but all are good"
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    "Every room has something unique to offer, you would have to be very fussy to be disappointed."
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    "front rooms look over the hills"
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    "Standard room had great views to the back of the house"
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