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Dornoch, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 March 2016

We stayed recently on a 2 night deal which was good value. Room was spacious with a mixture of different styles. Bathroom had been recently renovated. Needed the additional portable electric heater provided given the overnight frosts. Food was fine, nothing special but it did the job. Wine and beers are expensive when compared to equivalent locations. Reasonable range of...

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1Thank Mark_Dornoch
Reviewed 7 February 2016 via mobile

We have just returned from a lovely weekend at this hotel. We were two couples. We had a charming room on the ground floor and our friends had a large comfortable room upstairs. The staff were all extremely helpful especially the young man who checked us in and saw to all our needs both evenings and the lady from Nairn,...

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1Thank Kit S
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 January 2016

I've just spent a weekend at this hotel with a friend, and also took my dog along. This hotel is truly dog friendly, she was welcome in the reception area, in the room and in the bar, plenty of places that your furbaby can enjoy the weekend with you. The service was excellent and the staff were extremely welcoming and...

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2Thank Jodidog
York, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 November 2015

Just returned from three fabulous nights at this hotel. Staff are so friendly and helpful and it is so much nicer than staying in the anonymous chain hotels we've all become accustomed to. The breakfast was best cooked one we've had in ages and the evening meals were really good and excellent price too. Yes the decor could do with...

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3Thank MrsDeb1965
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 October 2015

This was the second time we had visited the Knockomie and yet again we weren't let down. Very relaxed and nothing is too much trouble for the very friendly staff. The food is excellent with a nicely varied menu. A great base foe visiting the nearby attractions. Would definitely recommend and will be back!

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1Thank Alandangie
Wattisham, UK
Reviewed 26 October 2015

Copy of email of complaint sent to hotel 26/10/15 Dear Carol Further to visiting your hotel today, it is with great dismay that I feel the need to inform you of the low standard of our entire experience. Upon arriving at the hotel, we were coldly greeted by a disinterested waitress with no customer service skills. The reception smelt strongly...

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6Thank Julia C
KnockomieForres, Owner at Knockomie Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Julia C, Again we apologise. We immediately empowered the team to respect your complaint and they took appropriate action at the time. We also apologised on the phone for not meeting your expectations. Yours sincerely, Knockomie For our readers, we offered best advice with regards to the Prosecco, saving the customer £19.50 and if you would like flowers, please...

Forres, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 October 2015

Four for dinner - restaurant busy on a Saturday night. Attentive service, choice of imaginative alternatives on a varied menu. The rum and raisin parfait with toffee sauce was chosen by 3/4, and rated by all three as superb.

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2Thank JTMM
uk
Reviewed 23 October 2015

Our travel bible before TripAdvisor was Peter Irvine's Scotland the Best which highly rates, justifiably, Knockomie. We do too following our overnight stay. We have a tip - if you are eating there at night take a torch! There's only one central light in the Dining Room (the "big light" for older readers) and if you are between it and...

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2Thank amaroneUk
Ramat Hasharon, Israel
Reviewed 13 September 2015 via mobile

The bed in our twin-bed room was comfortable and we slept well. I also loved the shower though it was not clear how to operate. The chair in the room had seen better days. The TV had a (too) small screen. The room opened into a little garden. Bar is nice and so was the dinner. Staff was very attentive....

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 September 2015

Didn’t stay there for the night, but as Family was staying there for a few nights we decided to go for a meal there with them. The scenery and setting is ideal if you want to get away from the rat race, but still not too far away from civilisation. The staff was polite, always on hand and ready to...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Knockomie Hotel, built in 1821, is near Inverness and Loch Ness, boasts free Wi-Fi, free parking, over 100 whiskies and is near 18 golf courses. Set in four acres of gardens, this family-run inn was built in 1821 and is located south of Forres on the A940, just forty minutes from Inverness Airport. Knockomie Hotel is amongst a new generation of romantic, luxury Scottish Highland Hotels, providing friendly, honest and unstuffy service. Situated four miles from the Moray coast and the world famous village of Findhorn, Knockomie is perfectly placed in intimate surroundings for a relaxing and special break. For a truly luxurious Scottish experience relax and enjoy the sanctuary of the 15 individually styled and furnished bedrooms. Some feature patio doors leading out into the garden, while others offer traditional tartan fabrics and Scandinavian theme or even a taste of the orient. Many rooms boast views towards Forres, the gardens or the quiet wooded area found to the rear of the hotel, however all rooms offer the same quality finish and comforting features to make your stay a peaceful one. Only the best of Local Highland produce is used in the hotels well renowned Restaurant, "The Grill Room". The menu celebrates everything Scottish and offers special menus to compliment the changing seasons. Dining is complemented by the extensive wines on offer in the restaurant, where you are sure to find the perfect accompaniment to any meal. If you like to relax with a drink after your evening meal "The Malt Library" offers over 100 Whiskies that pay testament to the superb range and quality of the region's distilleries. The bar also offers an excellent choice of beers, wines and spirits, as well as teas and coffees to suit any taste. A wealth of activities await guests in the local area, including the scenic Rivers of Spey and Findhorn, the Cairngorm National Park, the mysterious Loch Ness and many Castles and Forts. The region, known as Speyside, is also one of the greatest Whisky producing regions in the world and as such boasts a large number of distilleries to tour. There are 18 excellent golf courses to enjoy in the surrounding area, including Elgin, Forres, Nairn, Moray and Royal Dornoch, ensuring that there is a wide range of pursuits for all tastes. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Knockomie Hotel

Address: 4 Grantown Road, Forres IV36 2UG, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Moray > Forres
Price Range: ₹ 7,831 - ₹ 14,386 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Knockomie Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 15
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“The older rooms at the front are bigger but the newer rooms at the back may be quieter our daughter had the room over the lobby it was pretty noisy I think. Our room at the end of the hall MacAllan 1 great”
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