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We stayed for three nights in total at The Duck's Nest cabin, having only booked for two at first. The site is a really peaceful, secluded location but still near enough for Aviemore and the other Speyside/Northern Cairngorm attractions to be accessible.
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Response from lazyduckhostel, Owner at Lazy Duck Hostel, Eco Cabins & Lightweight Camping GroundResponded 1 week ago
Thanks so much for your kind words. You were our ideal guests, appreciative of the greater and the smaller ways in which we attempt to make folk feel welcome and as secluded as they want to be. You will have seen that the male waterfowl...More
We visited the lazy duck for two nights whilst holidaying in the Cairngorms. We were met by a warm and friendly welcome and found ourselves in the perfect rural retreat! The bothy is quirky and cosy, the perfect getaway from modern life. The sauna and...More
Thank Sarah C
Response from lazyduckhostel, Owner at Lazy Duck Hostel, Eco Cabins & Lightweight Camping GroundResponded 3 weeks ago
It's great to hear that all was very well with you on your stay. You certainly were energetic and deserved to come home to slow living. Thank you for your kind comments & haste ye back,
David & Team Lazy Duck
Lovely relaxing place. We had some concerns that the farm animals might be loud but the hens clucked quietly (no rooster) and the sheep just rang their collar bells softly. Enjoyed watching the animals. The lambing bothy was well appointed - including shoes to run...More
Response from lazyduckhostel, Owner at Lazy Duck Hostel, Eco Cabins & Lightweight Camping GroundResponded 17 August 2017
So glad that you folks from 'across the Pond' enjoyed your stay. As we said at the time, while having a 'rooster' adds colour to the place we decided against such a noisy idea some years back. Campers especially appreciate just the murmurings from hens,...More
3 tips on this one
- the replies to the negative reviews are often more helpful in making a decision on whether to book so read them first!
-£37.50 for half hour in a hot tub after lots of others have been in it
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Response from lazyduckhostel, Owner at Lazy Duck Hostel, Eco Cabins & Lightweight Camping GroundResponded 24 July 2017
We are puzzled. By deleting the first Trip Advisor negative review from Mr Johnson of your visit and which you posted ten days ago we had assumed you were taking into account the alleged advice from some of your party that it was unwarranted. This...More
We enjoyed our 2 night stay in the Duck's Nest immensely. The Lazy Duck is a very unique and special place. It was very quiet and peaceful, and the Duck's Nest cabin had everything we needed (it's basic, but that's what we were looking for)....More
Thank Melyssa G
Response from lazyduckhostel, Owner at Lazy Duck Hostel, Eco Cabins & Lightweight Camping GroundResponded 25 July 2017
lazyduckhostel, Owner at Lazy Duck Hostel, Eco Cabins & Lightweight Camping Ground, responded to this review
Thanks so much Melyssa, your appreciation is much valued. You highlight a good number of the facilities much coveted by so many guests. Apologies for the wi fi being...More