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Craigellachie Hotel

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Nestled in the heartland of the malt whiskey industry, the idyll enjoyed of the Craigellachie Hotel is almost unrivalled anywhere in Scotland. Combining the style and elegance of a bygone era with the most modern of hotel facilities, guests can enjoy marvellous accommodation in any of the 26 en-suite rooms. Choose one of the Master Rooms or Mini-Suites which overlook the River Spey and the famous Craigellachie Bridge built in 1814. Dining experiences will only but delight, with the Ben Aigen Restaurant offering a range of traditional dishes. After a meal, relax in the Quaich Bar and select one of the 700 single malt whiskies that adorn its walls.
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Lovely hotel & excellent restaurant with friendly staff at breakfast & in the evening. Good choice of food & wines & of course whisky! Would highly recommend if you are staying or touring in the area.
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The "Copper Dog" - which is a new pub in stade of the earlier formal dining, is a great change. Informal and cozy. Great food and service. Rooms are nice, clean and comfortable. All in all a outstanding place to stay in the middle of the wonderful Spay. Recomentable.
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I stayed at the Craigellachie Hotel between Christmas and New Year for a trip to visit family. From the moment we arrived we were made to feel very welcome. We loved to log fire in reception too, perfect on a cold wintry day. My mum and I shared a twin room which was very
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Unfortunately, the hotel was booked when we wanted to stay there, but we nonetheless thoroughly enjoyed our two evenings at The Quaich Bar! Everything about the bar was perfect. First, the décor somehow manages to blend a classic Edwardian look with a clean and contemporary
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Had afternoon tea with friends here last week. Attentative staff. Beautiful setting, table was set very nicely and the room was warm and homely. Food was perfect. Looking forward to staying over night in the hotel again later in the year. This place is a local gem.
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Room 204
View from the bridge
basic room
bathroom - plenty of space, but the shower is a little tight
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No they do not have AC and very few hotels in Scotland do. Probably only the new ones. Normally you do not need AC in Scotland unless it is a summer like this one. If road noise is an issue, bring ear plugs. I had the windows open and I was fun, esp. since I am sensitive to the heat.
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Sorry for the delay, yes we called directly
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Are they still painting the interior of the hotel
the painting was not the problem for us , it was the poor attitude , road noise ( which cannot be avoided ) , the dirty rooms , restaurant and bar . We visited the Station hotel in Rothes at the weekend & the ambience , service & dining was of a far far higher standard . but if you book to stay book a suite towards the back as it is also on the road . The cooperage at Aberlour is definitely worth a visit & Glenfiddich visitor centre .. further afield Elgin Cathedral ( ancient ruins ) & Lossiemouth beach / walk to lighthouse is wonderful too . have a great trip .
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this is owned by Piers Adam the brilliant impresario from Mahiki
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I was just wondering if this hotel has ever been five stars
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"Go for a room that overlooks the river not the road!"
"Last time my 1st floor room was fab. This time my garden level room was not so good. A bit tired and dated."
"do not sleep at back of hotel very noisy main road from Dufftown"
"Upstairs facing the river: quiet with views. Ground floor facing the river: obstructed views. Facing the road: possible noise and no views."
"Standard rooms are on the road- too warm to have window closed."
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PRICE RANGE
USD 180 - USD 217 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
United KingdomScotlandCraigellachie
NUMBER OF ROOMS
26
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