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25 reviews
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Kitchen.
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Double bedroom.
Twin bedroom.
Approaching the house from Ballater.
Salmon leaping at the Falls of Feugh, Banchory.
Walks for ALL the family !
Burn O'Vat, Muir of Dinnet Nature Reserve.
Harry Potter's steam train over Glenfinnan Viaduct.
Spectacular Dunnottar Castle, Stonehaven.
Pretty Stonehaven harbour.
Balmoral Castle.
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2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 4
Ballater, Aberdeenshire, Scotland

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Very good - based on 25 reviews
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Brian M
Birmingham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
“Great Place to Stay”
Reviewed January 21, 2013 for a stay in October 2012

Superbly positioned cottage for Ballater and numerous walks (too many to list)
The cottage is very comfortable, clean, warm and inviting with all of the appliances you would need
Large enough garden for the pets to run around with ease (aswell as kids!!)
Despite being on the main road it's very quiet and gives you that remote feel yet is only a short 15min walk to the village centre, lots of other places to visit by short car journey's
This was our 4th trip to this cottage and we will be going back

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Liked best: Clean and the feeling of being remote
Liked least: No issues at all with this property
Travelling group: Other
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
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Management Response
6 Feb 2013
Many thanks for your review. So pleased you enjoy the cottage as much as we do. Kind regards Gavin and Sue
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Val B
Forsinard, United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
28 reviews
12 hotel reviews
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“Home from Home”
Reviewed December 1, 2012 for a stay in November 2012

Well equipped comfortable cottage situated in good location for exploring surrounding area. Has wood burning stove in sitting room which was great on cold winter days. Garden is large and enclosed so good for pets. Welcome pack on arrival which included fresh baked bread from local bakery, milk, tea and coffee and not forgetting the shortbread!!!. NB perhaps TV could be a little larger especially those with poor sight.
Great stay, would recommend.

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Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Friends getaway People with pets
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Management Response
6 Feb 2013
Just to let you know we have bought a larger television which we are taking up to the cottage in March. Best wishes Gavin and Sue
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David B
Bourne End, United Kingdom
1 review
“Well-presented, well-located, comfortable cottage”
Reviewed October 18, 2012 for a stay in October 2012

I stayed here in October 2012 for 10 days. The owner was easy to do business with; helpful and flexible. The cottage is very well-located, being on the A93 (NB traffic noise is no issue on this road) and within an easy, short walk of Ballater which has all the amenities you will require. There are many fabulous walks and cycle rides accessible from here (bikes available in Ballater) and the whole Royal Deeside area has a huge amount to offer - beautiful scenery, wildlife, good food establishments, distillery tours, a famous gliding site, etc. I just keep coming back...... Aberdeen cottage is a very pleasant base - clean, well-appointed, well located, nice gardens, lovely views. Great for the occasional rainy day. I very much enjoyed my stay and thoroughly recommend it.

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Liked best: Location, standard of accommodation
Liked least: Almost nothing - the double bed is a bit small. Trivial!
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
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Blancatom
Getafe, Spain
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18 reviews
7 hotel reviews
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Reviewed October 24, 2014 for a stay in October 2014
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Liked best: La zona de la cocina y laS vistas a través de la cristalera
Liked least: la escalera que puede ser un poco dificultosa en un tramo, de fácil solución haciendo una sola plataforma
Travelling group: Con mi pareja
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
4 Nov 2014
Thank you very much for your kind words. We hope you had a safe journey home.
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