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Very good
12 reviews
Family dining area
Master bedroom overlooking Benachie
FAMILY ROOM ADJOINING DINING AREA
COURTYARD
FROM THE OUTSIDE
THE CATHEDRAL ROOM WITH EXPOSED TRUSES THROUGHOUT
DOUBLE ROOM DIRECT ACCESS TO COURTYARD
FAMILY BATHROOM WITH WALK IN SHOWER OUT OF VIEW
COURTYARD SUMMER DINING AREA
En suite master bathroom
View from garden
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5 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, Sleeps 12
Banchory, Aberdeenshire, Scotland

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bonvoyage...
East Grinstead, United Kingdom
1 review
“Perfect for that "get away from it all" break or family get together.”
Reviewed 11 April 2016 for a stay in March 2016

The pictures just do not do it justice. It is spacious beyond belief, and the property has to be seen to be believed. Yet it manages to retain that lovely homely cosy feel.

We were a party of 10 including 4 children under 5, there was plenty of space for us all without getting under one another's feet. The children loved the extended space and freedom to play. Our feelings were adequately summed up by our four year old grandson, when he asked "if we could stay here for ever"!

The property is exceptionally well equipped and is ideally situated for exploring Royal Deeside and the Cairngorm national park.

Our thanks to Bea & Moose for such a wonderful time.

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Liked best: The property was so unique.
Liked least: Having to go home
Travelling group: Extended Family
Your age range 50-64
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
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Families with young children Large groups
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Management Response
12 Apr 2016
Thank you for your positive review.. We were delighted to have you and your family stay.. The house is well suited to an extended family.. Hope to see you all in the future..
Regards Bea and Moose
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CameronHL
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
32 reviews
25 hotel reviews
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“Luxury accomodation”
Reviewed 24 January 2016 for a stay in January 2016

This was our second trip to the Hideaway. This is a beautifully converted steading with masses of space and very comfortable bedrooms two of which are en suite. The kitchen is stocked with everything you could need for a large family gathering. Very secluded , gorgeous views and now a hot tub in a gazebo .
The owners have installed a new heating system since last time which makes the property seriously cosy. Highly recommended

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Liked best: High level of comfort
Liked least: Slow wifi
Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Families with young children
Large groups People with pets
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Management Response
27 Jan 2016
Dear Guest
Thank you for your review.. your feedback is alway welcome. Good to hear you enjoyed our new facilities.. hope to see you all again for a future visit.
Regards Bea and Moose
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AliMo66
Stirling, United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
19 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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“Excellent property with spectacular views”
Reviewed 1 June 2015 for a stay in May 2015

Just had a great weekend with a group of friends. Well equipped property with tonnes of space, and all the gadgets and kit you could possibly want. A fabulous log burner with plentiful supply of seasoned logs as the weather was a bit cold for the end of May.
Great setting in beautiful countryside - shame we didn't get the weather for the terrace as we could all imagine ourselves there on a warm evening.
Hope to be back.

Travelling group: Friends
Your age range 35-49
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
15 Jul 2015
Dear guest
Thank you for your positive review.. we hope to welcome you back to the Steading. Hopefully the weather will be more favourable next time
Regards Bea
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