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Columba House Hotel

Manse Road, Kingussie PH21 1JF Scotland
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Welcome to our Hotel:Set in an area of outstanding natural beauty, an oasis amidst the magnificent scenery of the Spey Valley. Shimmering lochs are fringed by sandy beaches, and sparkling rivers lie in the shadows of heather-covered mountains. A paradise for outdoor activities, golf, fishing, climbing, rambling, pony trekking, water and winter sports, and those who appreciate invigorating Highland air, dramatic scenery and Highland hospitality.The village of Kingussie is in the Central Highlands of Scotland, surrounded by the Monadhliath and Cairngorm mountain ranges, it provides the opportunity to explore the peaceful countryside with the chance to see a wide variety of wildlife from Golden Eagle or Osprey to Red Deer Stag and Pine Martin. There is also an abundance of wild flowers, plants and trees. 2 miles from Kingussie is the rspb insh Marshes Reserve, one of the finest wetlands conservation areas in the UK. Many wildlife events are organised from here. Golf Pass available guaranteeing 30% reduced rate at all eight of the finest courses within the Cairngorms National Park.A romantic Highland Retreat, highest standards of accommodation, welcoming hospitality, & customer care. Nestling in a secluded, walled garden with ducks, red squirrels, rabbits, deer, pheasants & numerous beautiful birds in attendance. Regret we cannot accommodate children but offer indulgent refuge for grown-ups wishing to enjoy peace in beautiful surroundings with attentive service, & a relaxed adult atmosphere.All modern facilities while retaining the original charm of the Old Manse & Croft.Various stylish, en-suite, room types, doubles/twins/super-king doubles/a large suite and the superb, triple aspect, Penthouse Suite, with ever-changing views of the surrounding village and mountains, including romantic four-poster rooms with locally hand crafted traditional four-posters, mostly king size, and all with double baths, showers. Personal controllable heating, The pampered comfort we offer tells a story, which speaks for itself, as many guests return time and time again. ”Monarch of the Glen” was filmed entirely in the Spey Valley, including many scenes featuring Kingussie.The sport at which Kingussie excels is Shinty and if the team is playing at The Dell (their local ground) you will have the opportunity of watching one of the oldest Gaelic field sports, performed by a team with an unrivalled record of championship and cup wins in the modern era. So….break free from city life and take to the byways, vast moorland, hills, and highland glens. Breathe in the pure highland air, which brightens the eye and lightens the step. Total freedom to relax, unwind and accept the slower pace of the Highlands.
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All reviews the penthouse poster bed wet room large corner bath main building four poster garden restaurant lovely hotel separate shower head chef great night's sleep an enjoyable stay warm welcome highland wildlife park dining room stayed for one night tea and coffee facilities
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Reviewed September 16, 2018

The hotel is a converted manse and quite quaint. It is also set in a spacious garden and very quiet with good parking. The furnishings are rather "brown furniture" but fir well with the building itself. My room was very comfortable and gave me a...More

Date of stay: September 2018
3  Thank Dave M
Reviewed September 9, 2018

Everything. Our "experience" started when I enquired at what time they serve dinner to - I couldn’t get an answer from the phone so emailed them - to be fair the email was answered swiftly saying only until 8pm. I told her as my husband...More

Date of stay: September 2018
2  Thank francesmckenzie
Reviewed September 8, 2018

We booked one night before a photography tour of the Highland Park, which is about 10 minutes from the hotel. Due to my having to drive from Manchester we enquired about dinner and were advised they finished serving food at 20.00. There was no alternative;...More

Date of stay: September 2018
2  Thank scottmckenzie1964
Reviewed September 6, 2018 via mobile

My family and I had a fantastic night here. Rooms were clean and tidy the bath in the bathroom was glorious (I had to try). We didnt eat there but we sat in the bar area till it closed. We tried a few whiskeys and...More

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank SianRM Z
Reviewed September 1, 2018 via mobile

My hubby and i booked this for our anniversary after finding it on Booking.com. We were not disappointed. From Check in to check out, our room (penthouse suite), dinner and breakfast were all good and the staff were lovely. Our room had a big corner...More

Date of stay: August 2018
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alan c
January 24, 2017|
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Response from _bramatha | Reviewed this property |
Our dog was allowed in the room with us. I think they have dog friendly rooms and rooms not for dogs. Our room was fantastic. Just mention it to Yolanda when you book.
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Jane H
November 4, 2014|
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Hello Jane If you send me your contact telephone number i shall call you, our rates change so its dependant on what time of the year you would like to book. You can mail us on our email address or call 01540661402
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"Minister's Study excellent if you have any sort of mobility problems. It is on same level as entrance,..."
davem970
Sep. 16, 2018
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"Dont because you wont get the room you booked"
francesmckenzie
Sep. 9, 2018
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"Stay elsewhere in Kingussie or Aviemore"
scottmckenzie1964
Sep. 8, 2018
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"Spey room in the main building is quiet and has great views"
andrewh669
Aug. 16, 2018
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United KingdomScotlandBadenoch and StrathspeyKingussie
NUMBER OF ROOMS
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