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    The Knowes Hotel

    78 Market Street, Macduff AB44 1LL, Scotland
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    Overview
    • Excellent55%
    • Very good25%
    • Average4%
    • Poor13%
    • Terrible3%
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    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Restaurant
    Bar/Lounge
    Golf Course
    2.0 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 89 reviews

    Reviewed 1 September 2016

    I have mixed feelings about this place. On the one hand: the view was stunning. The bed was very comfortabele, I think it was a new matras. Room was a bit small, but clean and nice enough (although I would have appreciated a bedlamp). On...More

    Thank 785kate
    Reviewed 6 August 2016

    I will never return to this place (cant describe it as a Hotel), I have stayed at many Hotels around the world and I'm ashamed to say as a Scot that this place is by far the worst. Why- Cleanliness is non existent, arrived at...More

    1  Thank daddydiver
    Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

    At £90 per night we expected a good standard hotel, however excessive noise from the bar wouldn't allow us to sleep, the door into the hotel kept being slammed shut during the night I.e 3am (which a soft closing door would remedy) and the walls...More

    Thank Burnsfamily12
    Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

    Definitely would not go back here. The food was an absolute rip off. When you spend the best part of £20 on a mixed grill you kinda expect something to wow you or at least fill you up. I've seen children's meals with more on...More

    Thank Donna H
    Reviewed 27 July 2016

    The hotel is situated on a hill overlooking the town. Most rooms have a terrific view over the sea. The hotel itself is somewhat dated. The rooms are clean ,many with shared facilities. The bar is functional although can be rather noisy with music.Very reasonably...More

    Thank Robert B
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    About
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Restaurant
    • Free Parking
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
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    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Things to do
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 5
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    • Aberdeenshire >
    • Macduff
    • Also Known As
    • Knowes Hotel Macduff
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    Inkyimp
    8 July 2016|
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    Response from Pippin1010 | Reviewed this property |
    Sorry I don't know. I visit the restaurant only as I live nearby
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    7 January 2015|
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    Response from Randy_Andy2014 | Reviewed this property |
    Ola ... showers .. The rooms are very tiny ... but the location is great for central day walks ... Ciao Andy
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