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Reviewed 28 March 2015

We had a lovely stay at Castleview. Ian and Betty were wonderful hosts who made us feel very welcome. Ian gave us some great advice, including ideas on where to eat, which distillery tours would suit us, and local walks. The breakfast was just what we needed to start our day and were waited on hand and foot. The Fiddich...

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Castleviewdufftown, Owner at Castleview Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Hi Kathryn Thanks for your great review ,it's is always nice that our guests find there stay at Castleview enjoyable , we take great pride in making our guests feel at home , glad you enjoyed my recommendations and that breakfast was too your liking , it was nice to bump into you in Inverness the next day a small...

Victoria, Canada
Reviewed 19 March 2015

Ian picked us up in the town square as we came by bus and took us to the house which is outside the town by a bit. Our room was bright and large by European standards. The room was spotless and beautifully appointed. The bed was comfortable with sheets my wife is trying to get here in Canada they were...

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Castleviewdufftown, Owner at Castleview Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Hi you guys , thanks for your great review , it was a pleasure having you both stay with us it's one of the pleasures of running a B&B getting to know our guests , glad you enjoyed the food makes my efforts worth while . I really enjoyed our day out showing you some of our wonderful country thanks...

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 March 2015

We arrived quite late at night and it was a bit difficult in finding the location but Ian was of great help waiting for us down in the street with a flashlight and with Bow or Tie, one of them. Sorry Ian, but still cannot distinguish between of them :) The room was very comfortable, spotlessly clean and well appointed...

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Castleviewdufftown, Owner at Castleview Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Hi guys Thank you for taking the time to write a review of Castleview , it was a pleasure having you both stay with us and that you enjoyed your stay , we try hard to make our guests stay as informal and relaxed as possible , as we speak a new sign is being made , it was Ti...

Eagle River, Alaska
Reviewed 23 February 2015

Oh man, where do I begin? Ian is amazing. Our beds were so comfy and roomy (we had the family room). We had all of the ammenities needed. Ian is so helpful! He has recommendations for everything from places to visit, routes to drive, whiskies to try... Everything. He also makes an incredible breakfast spread (a must before a day...

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Castleviewdufftown, Owner at Castleview Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Hi guys Thanks for your great review , glad you found your stay at our home comfortable , we try hard to make our guest feel as relaxed and at home as possible , I make it my priority to ensure that our guest are as informed about what to do and see in the area , particularly things which...

Reviewed 21 February 2015 via mobile

Stayed overnight on the Whisky trail. The owner was great, gave us some very good tips for our trip the next day, room was neat quite and clean. If touring and want a quite comfortable bed and a good feed we recommend this place. Josh and Maddie Australia

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Castleviewdufftown, Owner at Castleview Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Hi josh Thanks for a great review , glad you found our home to your satisfaction , we try hard to make our guest stay as relaxing and informal as possible ,hopefully we can welcome you back in the future , hope the rest of your stay went well . Kind regards Ian

Portsmouth, New Hampshire
Reviewed 16 February 2015

A great welcome and very clean. Big parking space ideal for my 4x4 pickup. Room had everything I wanted. The wifi was very strong and I could do my reports for work with no problems. Tasty breakfast and a nice chat.

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Castleviewdufftown, Owner at Castleview Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Hi Edward Thanks for taking the time to write a review , glad you enjoyed your short stay with us we try hard to make our guests stay as enjoyable as possible , hopefully you will stay with us again when you are in the area , hope your business went well . Kind regards Ian

Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 January 2015

This luxury bed and breakfast offers great value for money in the generally pricey area around Aberdeen. The rooms are crisp, clean, and tastefully furnished to a high standard. They're equipped well: good wi-fi signal (essential for the business traveller), satellite TV, large kettle, plenty of complimentary drinks and snacks. The rooms are all average sized, but very well appointed...

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Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Reviewed 12 January 2015

It was a pleasure staying at castleview b&b. As it was my first b&b experience, i did not know what to expect. I was pleasantly delighted with the service, the accommodation, and most importantly the food. it was delicious. Will definitely come back!

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Fife
Reviewed 15 December 2014 via mobile

We came by chance and were rewarded with the best ever experience of a bed & breakfast, anywhere. We were treated to lovely food, prepared and served at very high standard. We felt immediately that we were welcomed as friends and Mr & Mrs Sharp went out of their way to make our stay in their home comfortable. They gave...

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 December 2014

I can only agree with all the other positive comments, A perfect place to stay, regardless of your reason for stay, I was on business. Super friendly and helpful, call ahead the night before if you want to book an evening meal, I was not aware of this, but Ian duly booked me a table at a local hotel restaurant...

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Castleview is a Visit Scotland 4 Star Gold Awarded Bed & Breakfast the only one to achieve this award in the heart of the Whisky and Castle trails of Scotland.  We are situated just outside Dufftown ,  close to some of the World Famous Whisky Distilleries the likes of Glenfiddich, Balvenie, Aberlour MacAllan, Glenlivet etc.Castleview offers superior en-suite accommodation comprising of one Twin /Superking room with spectacular views of historic Auchindoun Castle , one double/family room, and one double room, all individually furnished to a very high standard with luxury en-suite shower rooms. At Castleview you can expect a warm and friendly welcome, from your hosts Ian & Betty Sharp whether it be for 1,2 or 3 nights, in fact we pride ourselves on the relaxed homely atmosphere . The property is situated within a small valley bordering a small stream, their is a summerhouse in the garden where guests can relax with a glass of wine or perhaps a small dram from one of the many Distilleries close by. At Castleview, we aim to provide excellent value accommodation, whilst offering very high standards of quality and service, you can expect a high level of comfort, a friendly service and a hearty Scottish breakfast to start your day! Castleview also offers the convenience and the opportunity for a modern taste of Scotland. Our seasonal menu with locally sourced  produce is restaurant quality at affordable prices.As your hosts, Ian & Betty Sharp, we will endeavour to make your stay as comfortable and enjoyable as possible and are happy to assist with local advice and recommendations on places to visit ... more   less 

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Address: Castle View Castle View Castleview | Dufftown, Dufftown AB55 4DY, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Moray > Dufftown
Price Range: $116 - $141 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Castleview Bed & Breakfast 4*
Number of rooms: 3
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“Small fridges in the room - perfect for your wine! Ian and Betty are happy for you take in your own whisky - happy days! All toiletries are well stocked, and the towels are enormous! Hairdryers are here too.”
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