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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Visiting Durn House for a weekend away was a real treat. The house is charming, your chance to be Lairdess / Laird of the manor. The young team who looked after us were brilliant and really helped to make our stay. Food was great - we dined in both evenings. I would go back to eat there even if I...

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Prestwick, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Last minute booking, defiantly not the last visit!!! Stunning house, beautiful decor, exceptionally comfortable bed and very attentive friendly staff. Great breakfast look forward to full menu. No trouble recommending this place

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our stay in this hotel was delightful. We were in Durn suite a fabulous room with four poster bed. The en suite was huge with fireplace and free standing bath and well equiped.The staff were very helpful,polite and friendly. We had dinner and breakfast in restaurant both were excellent and ell priced. The jotel was mot licensed for our stay...

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

very impressed with the place - staff were very kind and cared after your every need. we managed to arrive on the wrong date (my fault entirely) - staff took it in their stride and made us very welcome. room (Silk Room) was very spacious as was the bathroom - a bit odd to not have it en suite but...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Another fabulous meal at Durn House, it never disappoints. We went to their Steak Night last Friday and it was delicious, so much for your money and cooked perfectly. Wonderful place to relax and never rushed when eating and even moved to the drawing room to enjoy our wine in front of the fire and told to take our time....

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wow lovely place warm welcome from staff and the open fire sitting next drinking some tea was great. Our room was lovely and comfortable with very large bed. Breakfast exceeded my already high expectations staff

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Hopeman, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Greeted warmly and offered tea by lovely warm log fire before heading to the Culloden room. This was a beautiful, restful space with great views over the countryside. Steak meal in evening was fantastic as was breakfast next morning. Julie and Fiona were friendly and attentive. Would not hesitate to return to this lovely country house with so many gorgeous...

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Scotland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed for two nights and enjoyed every minute. We stayed in a room called Ferguson which had a really spacious bathroom with robes and excellent storage space. The staff at the Durn are particularly helpful and welcoming -something which comes across straight away. This Georgian house is located just outside Portsoy in its own grounds and close to a...

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Amsterdam
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely country house on edge of Portsoy. Rooms very spacious and well presented. Huge bathroom with robes supplied. We dined on the first night which happened to be steak night. Food was excellent and cooked to perfection. Breakfast was of equal high quality. Thanks to Kirsten , Iona and Simon for the attentive service. Highly recommend a stay.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived here for lunch without booking. We were the only people there but were made very welcome. We sat in the bay window of the dining room and had a lovely view of the garden. The food was really fabulous, we had a chicken club sandwich with wedges and a beef burger with wedges( the batter on onion rings...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Durn House nestles on a quiet country road, by a small stream, and within easy walking distance of the main street and Portsoy's famous 17th-c. Old Harbour. Durn House is an elegant Georgian Mansion House in its own grounds offering luxury accommodation in large rooms with luxury en-suites or private bathrooms at sensible rates. Warm hospitality, excellent service and sumptuous breakfasts await our guests. Steeped in history, Durn House was believed to have been built in the Adams style by Sir James Dunbar of Durn in circ. 1770. The house has retained many of its original features with huge open fires, superb plasterwork, magnificent stone spiral staircase, and very large rooms. Durn House has many important historical links including the Battle of Culloden, as well as being home to the famous Scottish Astronomer James Furguson. ... more   less 

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Address: Durn House Durn Road, Portsoy AB45 2XT, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Aberdeenshire > Portsoy
Price Range: $119 - $213 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Durn House 4*
Number of rooms: 7
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“All rooms look good but suite well worth a little extra.”
 of 5 bubbles 532kateb, 10 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Most but not all bedrooms are spacious and en suite. The hotel does weddings.”
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“Look for out of season break”
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“Check in advance if you are allergic to feather pillows - I am.”
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