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Douneside House

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  • Excellent93%
  • Very good6%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
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“leisure centre”(25 reviews)
“swimming pool”(15 reviews)
“public rooms”(9 reviews)
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Available
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Room Service
4 Star Hotel
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29 Jul.30 Jul.
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1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We spent one night here, and it was absolutely lovely. After touring castles, my daughter felt like we were staying in one! The house is surrounded by lovely gardens and fields. You can take lovely walks around the property. The furnishings were lovely. And do...More

Thank Ellen D
Reviewed 6 days ago

We spent a lovely afternoon here last week while on holiday in the area. Starting with a superb afternoon tea - tasty selection of sandwiches, a mini game pie which was delicious and a feta cheese and spinach frittata to start with, followed by freshly...More

Thank twosisters3
Response from GM-Douneside, General Manager at Douneside HouseResponded 5 days ago

Dear twosisters3, Thank you very much for your recent review of you afternoon spend at Douneside. Your feedback and recommendation means a lot to us. Hopefully we will welcome you back soon. Kind regards Marcel Marcel Wassen General Manager Douneside House

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped here so as to be near Balmoral as we had an early start! We’d be leaving too early to catch breakfast which starts at 08:00. So bought some stuff in the local village and rented one of their apartments for me, wife, daughter and...More

Thank Eaters53
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I came to go around the gardens, open this year for the first time to rhs members. Great kitchen garden and great views. What was truly memorable though is that every single member of staff (including the horticulture students) I passed spoke to me cheerfully,...More

1  Thank Stephanie6nt
Response from GM-Douneside, General Manager at Douneside HouseResponded 1 week ago

Dear Stephanie6nt Thank you very much wonderful review. We look forward to welcoming you back soon so that you can sample our fantastic menu. Kind regards, Marcel Marcel Wassen

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Attended the hotel for the second time as part of a local conference. Almost did not recognise the hotel as its had such an amazing transformation. Beautiful decor, lovely fabrics. A modern take on period style. Rooms are finished to a very high standard. Lovely...More

1  Thank Jen_Aberdeen
Response from GM-Douneside, General Manager at Douneside HouseResponded 1 week ago

Dear Jen_Aberdeen Thank you for taking the time to review. It is fantastic to read that you had a good experience. We have just launched our new Tasting Menu last week with some amazing dishes on there. Hopefully not to long before we have the...More

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About
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Free Parking
Restaurant
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Bar/Lounge
Room Service
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Meeting Rooms
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Conference Facilities
Breakfast Available
Room Service
Business Centre with Internet Access
Concierge
Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
Pool
Restaurant
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Bar/Lounge
Heated pool
Indoor pool
Tennis Court
Details
Price range
USD 156 - USD 207 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms, Suites
Details
Price range
USD 156 - USD 207 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms, Suites
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Traveller (158)
Room & Suite (13)
Dining (12)
Pool & Beach (3)
Family and Play Areas (5)
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Emma F
14 August 2017|
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Response from MarcelAWassen | Property representative |
Yes you can! Please visit our website for the menu. We always recommend that you book in advance.
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CaroleLed
3 February 2017|
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Response from douneside | Property representative |
Many thanks for your enquiry. Dogs are most welcome in our apartments and cottages but they aren't allowed in the main hotel building or bedrooms. There is a vast network of footpaths and trails from our doorstep - perfect... More
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"All rooms are good! The master rooms are extremely good."
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"Front side of main house. Also Gatehouse Cottage ,100 yds from the house, is superb."
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"Any of the rooms at the front of the house but all are good"
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"Every room has something unique to offer, you would have to be very fussy to be disappointed."
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