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2 nights (Jun 20 - Jun 22)
2 adults

Cardhu Country House

4.9 (100 reviews)

Tel: 01340810895
An exclusive rural retreat in Speyside offering luxury bed and breakfast and fully catered and serviced accommodation. Cardhu Country House is at the very heart of the Whisky Trail where more than half of Scotland's malt whisky distilleries are to be found. The house is situated only a mile from the River Spey, famous for its fine salmon fishing, and from the Speyside Way, a long distance walking and cycling route which links the Cairngorms to the Moray Coast. Cardhu Country House is a former manse, which has been lovingly restored to offer luxurious accommodation over three floors. Contemporary en-suite bathrooms have been added to the six spacious bedrooms. Public rooms boast open fires, and our food is freshly prepared in our kitchen using only the finest local ingredients.
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Facilities

  • Breakfast Room
  • Drying Facilities
  • Early Breakfast By Arrangement
  • Evening Meal By Arrangement
  • Fax/Email Facilities
  • Garden For Residents' Use
  • Internet Access
  • Log Fire
  • Lounge
  • Television Lounge

Policies

Check In: Between 16:00 and 20:30
Check Out: Between 7:00 and 10:00
Wi-fi: Wireless internet is available and is free of charge.
Smoking: There is no smoking permitted anywhere within the property.
Parking: Parking for all guests is available on site and is free of charge.

Children: Children aged 8 or over are welcome.
Pets: Pets are not allowed.
Groups: All groups are accepted.

Average

4.9
out of 5
100 reviews

100% recommend

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5
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10th June 2021:

Lovely welcome, very comfortable room, beautiful location, very peaceful, excellent breakfast. Perfect stay during our house hunting in Scotland, sadly only one night but hope to return and would definitely recommend. Thank you Dave & Val, your home is beautiful and you’ve thought of every detail. Perfect.

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Owner Response:

Thank you for your kind comments. We hope that your house hunting is successful and if you return to Speyside, it would be great to see you again.

5
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9th June 2021:

Property is beautifully presented. The spacious bedroom was outstanding value for money. Dinner was very enjoyable and breakfast options were very good.

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Ideally situated for visiting Speyside distilleries and the numerous other attractions in the area.

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Owner Response:

Great to hear how much you enjoyed your Speyside visit. Haste ye back.

5
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2nd June 2021:

Dave - you made us feel very welcome and looked after us perfectly for which thank you very much indeed. One minor point - as you leave your driveway there is a stone on the left hand side of the verge which might cause problems for the unwary...!

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It was our pleasure to meet you and Vicki, and I'll take leaf out of Mott the Hoople's song book and "Roll away the Stone".

5
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31st May 2021:

Hugely hospitable- a charming house in a lovely locality

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Lovely to meet you and delighted to share your company.

4.8
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31st May 2021:

A beautiful house in a great location, it was perfect for what we wanted. The host is friendly and helpful without being intrusive. The bed was so comfy with quality furnishings.

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The nearby churchyard and wood are great for a wander.

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Delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and we hope you had a successful trip on the NE250.

5
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14th May 2021:

Wonderful hospitality across the board, extremely comfortable, delicious food (and lots of it). Our hosts Val and Dave co not have been more accommodating. Highly recommended.

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Delighted to meet you and pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us.

4.5
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10th May 2021:

Once again we could find no fault in the service provided by Dave and Val. Already looking forward to our next visit.

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I would recommend the option of their evening meals which were always delicious.

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It was lovely to welcome you back again, and look forward to doing so again later this year.

4.8
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22nd November 2020:

Val and Dave (owners) were absolutely wonderful hosts at Cruachan Guest House, which SURPASSED our expectations for our temporary home in Morayshire. We were accommodated in the Glenlivet bedroom on the first floor, which was spacious (5x4m approximately)and high ceilinged with a beautiful autumnal view over the adjoining field (filled with parading pheasants) and a 17th century graveyard with its own patrolling red squirrel. It was soothingly peaceful. The bed was enormous (ideal for two snorers!) and the bathroom (shower & WC) was equally spacious. We chose to have dinner and breakfast and Val proved herself to be an accomplished chef who would give any surrounding restaurant chef a run for their money. In summary: a wonderfully restful comfortable stay with two consumate hosts who welcomed us into their own home. We'll be back. THANK YOU!

Tips:

Superb base for the Speyside whisky trail and don't forget to visit the local Speyside Cooperage - very interesting.

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Owner Response:

We thank you for your kind comments. It was our pleasure to meet you both and we look forward to doing so again in the not too distant future.

5
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8th November 2020:

Thank you for a wonderful stay. Everything was just perfect. Our room was beautiful. The evening meal was more than delicious and after a great nights sleep we had a hearty breakfast. Dave and Val you were wonderful hosts and nothing was too much trouble, thank you so much. Now that we have discovered you, we will be back. Roy and Kathie

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Owner Response:

We are delighted to hear how much you enjoyed your stay with us. It was our pleasure to meet you and we look forward to doing so again.

4.8
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1st November 2020:

We had a lovely stay and enjoyed the very peaceful location, the large inviting room in keeping with the style of the house, the dining experience with the fireplace, the unbelievably good rhubarb creme brulee and the friendly and professional service.

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Visit Matteo at the whisky shop in Aberlour and of course the new Macallan distillery's visitor centre.

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Owner Response:

Great to meet you both and delighted to hear how much you enjoyed your Speyside visit.

5
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12th October 2020:

Cardhu Country House is very elegant and characterful, the rooms are large with lovely views and the bed and bathroom most spacious and comfortable. The area is beautiful! Val and David are attentive and kind hosts and when we came in after a cold and wet day walking they o lived us by putting up the heating. The food is good, traditional home cooking and served in front of a gorgeous open fire.

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David knows a lot - he can recommend good distilleries to visit as well as other things of interest such as the woollen mill just down the track on the banks of the River Spey and information on local towns. There are local walks but nothing on display which would have been helpful, however David can describe them. We stayed during a local lock-down on hospitality so opportunities were limited.

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It was lovely to meet you both and we were pleased to assist you in making your Speyside trip a memorable one.

5
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9th October 2020:

good communication from booking to arrival. wonderful service above and beyond expected. made to feel very welcome, comfortable and we all enjoyed every minute we stayed and would all return again.

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Owner Response:

Lovely to meet you all and only sorry about the inclement weather for your walk on the Speyside Way. Looking forward to seeing you again, when we hope you will be able to enjoy some sunshine!

5
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9th October 2020:

Very welcoming stay at Cardhu. Dave very tentative host, whom takes the time to have a chat. Food is to an excellent standard also, and my favourite scrambled eggs :-)

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Nice to welcome you back and pleased that the eggs are up to standard! ;-)

5
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2nd October 2020:

The Cardhu Country House Hotel is a delightful gem of a place. From the moment you enter the building, you step into a lovely old Manse full of original features which is beautifully furnished throughout. The bedrooms are spectacularly comfortable and the warm welcome from Dave & Val are second to none. The breakfast menu is amazing and I was lucky enough to partake of dinner for two nights and enjoyed fantastic cuisine on both occasions. This was a really great stay and I hope to be back again next year.

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I was spending the last three days of the salmon fishing season fishing on the River Spey at Aberlour. I can only surmise at the plethora of great things to see and do including visits to the numerous whiskey distilleries; the Knockando Woollen Mill; a walk along the Speyside Walk which follows the route of the old Speyside Railway linking the various whisky distilleries. Aberlour is a lovely little town and Ballindalloch Castle must be worth a visit at any time.

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Owner Response:

Great to meet you and pleased to hear of your fishing successes. Hope to see you again next year. PS We are not a hotel.

5
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29th September 2020:

David and Val were excellent hosts. The house, bedroom accommodation and food offer were all first rate. Given the Covid restrictions, every effort was made to help us feel at ease. Their local knowledge was very useful to us as we came to walk locally.

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The area is very beautiful and provides many opportunities for outdoor pursuits. We walked every day along the Speyside Way or along the beautiful beaches a few miles away. We also saw people engaging in a wide range of activity: cycling, fishing, even swimming in the Moray Firth.

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Owner Response:

It was great to meet you both and we are delighted that you enjoyed your first (and hopefully not your last) visit to Speyside.

5
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25th September 2020:

Delightful location, well off the beaten track. Warm welcome from the owner. Rooms very clean and well furnished. Breakfast excellent, served in front of a roaring log fire. Would recommend Cardhu Country House without hesitation and would be very happy to stay here again

Tips:

Situated within the Spey Valley: walking, fishing, the Moray coast and of course the distilleries!

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Owner Response:

Thank you. We appreciate your kind comments and look forward to welcoming you back again.

5
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22nd September 2020:

Very friendly welcome. Spotless accommodation and extremely comfortable. Cosy breakfasts beside the fire were a treat! Food is excellent...try the whisky and honey porridge, you won’t be disappointed! Loved watching the red squirrels and the birds in the grounds of the house. Bats and a hedgehog after dark were amazing to see too! Fabulous place to stay! Thanks for sharing your home with us!!

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The Mash Tun and the Copper Dog were excellent pubs to eat in. Food was lovely. A bit further afield along the coast just outside Nairn is the Kale Yard at Boathe House. Delicious food and due to fabulous weather sat outside in the lovely grounds. Cragganmore Distillery was great to visit. Dolphin cruise on the Moray Firth also a highlight.

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Owner Response:

Delighted to hear how much you enjoyed your stay with us, and the local wildlife!

5
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22nd September 2020:

One of he best stays I have had Hope to be able to return in 2021

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Owner Response:

Lovely to meet you and we look forward to welcoming you back next September.

5
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18th September 2020:

This was one of the best staycations we've ever had in Scotland. Dave was incredibly welcoming and friendly throughout our stay and gave us tips on things to do. The house is stunning and the dining room is a beautiful setting to eat in. We'd strongly recommend having dinner at the house one evening as Val's cooking is phenomenal! The room was spacious, peaceful, had everything we needed and the bathroom was clean and modern. It's a great base for exploring the local areas. In the current climate of COVID-19, we felt safe with hand sanitiser available and face masks in use. We'd thoroughly recommend Cardhu Country House to others and hope to stay again in the future. Thanks again Dave and Val.

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Other than having a meal at the house one evening, we'd recommend dinner at the Dowans Hotel and the Copper Dog restaurant in the Craigellachie Hotel (be sure to check out the Telford Bridge lit up at night here). We walked Ben Rinnes and this Corbett has a steep climb but it's very rewarding when you get to the top (there is a small car park so recommend get there early otherwise you'd need to park on the verge). You can walk the Speyside Way directly from the hotel by going down to Tamdhu railway station and joining the route there, which was a nice scenic 6.2 mile walk to Aberlour.

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Owner Response:

Lovely to meet you both and happy to hear how much you enjoyed your stay with us. We look forward to welcoming you back again.

5
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8th September 2020:

Dave and Val were the perfect hosts and nothing was too much trouble for them in order to make our stay more comfortable. Very highly recommended!

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DO book the evening meal at Cardhu Country House - Val is a great cook! Play tennis on the village courts which are adjacent to their house and try playing pétanque on the lawn. Great fun! A visit to the adjacent church is a must. It has been beautifully restored after being gutted by fire a few years ago. Relax and enjoy the wonderful location

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Owner Response:

Thank you for your recommendation, it was our pleasure to meet you.

5
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6th September 2020:

Dave is a great host; the room was lovely, spacious & the bed was very comfortable. Breakfasts were great in particular the fruit, yogurt & granola; and the whisky & honey porridge. The guest house is in a fab location.

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The Craigelachie Hotel's Quaich & Copper Dog bar was amazing, as was the food. The Speyside cooperage was well worth a visit..you are spoilt for choice for distilleries, lots of walks.

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Owner Response:

Lovely to meet you both and delighted that you enjoyed your stay in Speyside.

5
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1st September 2020:

Splendid accommodation in a wonderful location. Lovely owners who make you feel very welcome. Delicious food and a breakfast that sets you up for the day.

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Great access to the Speyside Way for cycling and walking.

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Owner Response:

It was great to meet you both and we are delighted to hear how much you enjoyed your stay with us.

4.8
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16th August 2020:

we felt very welcome and comfortable, thanks again

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Owner Response:

You're welcome, and it was lovely to meet you both.

5
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11th August 2020:

A wonderful place to stay. Very quiet and peaceful but within an easy, short drive to lovely places to explore. Very kind hosts who were more than happy to help. Rooms were very clean and comfortable. Delicious breakfasts.

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Perfect for whisky lovers as many distilleries close by. Cawdor Castle Gardens beautiful.

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Owner Response:

Great to hear how much you enjoyed your Speyside visit.

5
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8th August 2020:

David and Val excellent hosts, food was amazing and we can’t wait to go back. Just wish we could have stayed longer,

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Owner Response:

Delighted to hear how much you enjoyed your stay, and we were happy to contribute to your celebrations. Looking forward to welcoming you back for a longer stay!

5
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10th March 2020:

Spectacular B&B!

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My wife and I arrived the first week in March to stay for one night as we explored through the Whiskey Region and visiting many distilleries. Dave, the host/homeowner, gave us a very warm welcome when we arrived shortly after 7pm. The house is easy to locate, very clean and spacious. We got settled in at about 9pm. Bed was very comfortable and linens were fresh and clean. Room was well lit, decor was on point and really made you feel at home. Breakfast was served in the dining room from 7:30am-9am - just a really good setting to enjoy with a hot cup of coffee. The breakfast was made to order and service by Dave was above par. My wife had the whiskey porridge and I had the Scottish classic breakfast. Both were fresh and plating was perfect (also had a yogurt parfait which was very good). Showers and rooms had everything we needed. Shampoo, body wash, well running hot water, blow dryer, hand/body towels, toilet paper etc. This country house is in very close proximity to restaurants and distilleries. Parking on the property is widely available. Landscaping is manicured and the views are quite nice. We would've loved to have stayed longer. Thanks for all of the great memories, DAVE! -Luke & Johanna

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Owner Response:

Delightful to meet you both and thank you fopr your detailed comments.

5
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7th March 2020:

It was a real joy to have stumbled upon your beautiful guest house. The setting is charming, quiet and relaxing. Everyone was welcoming and friendly to us. The food was amazing! We enjoyed it so much that we plan on returning next year. Definitely worth a visit!

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Owner Response:

Thank you. It was lovely to meet you and we look forward to doing so again next year.

5
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26th February 2020:

very welcoming

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good local knowledge

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Owner Response:

Good to meet you and we would look forward to welcoming you back again.

4.8
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20th February 2020:

A very personal and friendly service in a peaceful location. I enjoyed my short stay.

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Lovely to meet you and we hope to do so again.

5
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7th November 2019:

A estadia foi fantástica. A receptividade dos anfitriões tornou a estadia ainda melhor. O local é muito bonito e aconchegante. Os quartos são bem equipados e muito confortáveis. O café da manhã foi excelente.

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Visitar algumas das ótimas destilarias que ficam próximas à Cardhu Country House.

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Owner Response:

Prazer em conhecê-lo e feliz por ter gostado da sua estadia conosco.

5
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4th November 2019:

We had a very warm welcome by Dave. The Country House is at a lovely place, really quite. All rooms (we booked 4 of them) are stylishly furnished and clean. The sizes of rooms and bathrooms are more than expected. About Cardhu Country House we want't highlight something speciall, but the breakfast from Dave and his kitchen elves and his unobstrusive politely was the best from all trips i had done in scotland. Thank you again Dave to you and your family.

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If you are looking for a mix between sightseeing at distlilleries and nature, this will be a good point to stay. You are in the centre but very quiet.

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You are welcome and we enjoyed your entertaining company whilst you were with us.

5
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24th October 2019:

Snuggled into the countryside and down a lovely narrow country road we found a gem of a place to stay. I had high expectations from the reviews that I had read before booking, and now I add myself among the many that found Cardu Country House a pure delight. The historical home, the scenery, the very warm welcome we received from David upon arrival went into making our short stay memorable. We were a party of 5 and everyone thought our one-night stay too short. The house is a bit out of town and we wished, in hindsight, that we had made arrangements to eat there, it looked lovely. The breakfast was the best we had had on our 10-day trip around the country. Her haggis sausage with breakfast was delicious and the whisky porridge was wonderful. Everyone in my party would happily return for another stay. There is much to do in the area and David gave us some grand tips. Thanks for a wonderful stay.

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If you think you will arrive late in the day I recommend taking advantage of dinner there. You'll need to let them know. We didn't and wish we had, it looked inviting.

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Owner Response:

Well, what can we say? It was a pleasure for us to meet you all and we would look forward to welcoming you back again for a longer stay, so that you can further enjoy our Scottish hospitality.

5
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22nd October 2019:

We had a fabulous stay. Lovely house and very tastefully decorated. Very professional and hospital hosts. Great food. Loved the shortbread.

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Wonderful surroundings You do need a car to take in the area Lots to see and amazing countryside. In the heart of the whisky trail

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Owner Response:

Thank you. It's always great for us to hear how much you find that Speyside has to offer, and we would look forward to welcoming you back again.

5
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16th October 2019:

This couple of hosts are really the uncle and aunt you dream of...

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Owner Response:

Thank you nephew and sweet dreams!

5
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14th October 2019:

Staying at Cardhu House was an absolute joy. So charming a place - both exterior and interior. Fantastic food and hosting and a very unique, friendly and authentic atmosphere. Everything from arrival to departure was amazing. In the morning, after getting up, we noticed that the radiator in the room had become cold during the night, but we hadn’t noticed anything during the night since we were plenty warm and comfortable. Thank you for a great stay!

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Glenfiddich distillery tour was a very pleasant and rewarding experience and is recommended.

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Owner Response:

Thank you for your kind comments. It gives us an immense amount of pleasure to hear how much you enjoyed your stay with us.

5
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13th October 2019:

Everything was spectacular! We so enjoyed every minute of staying in your lovely home. Food was superb!!

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No reason to eat dinners out. Meals are 100% restaurant quality if not better. Definitely check out some of the local distilleries there are quite a few in just a short drive. Also close enough to Inverness to just do a day trip there.

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Delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us.

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10th October 2019:

Dave and Val were wonderful hosts and the house is just perfect! The rooms are very well appointed and the bed was so comfortable. We enjoyed dinner at Cardhu Country House with our friends in front of the log fire - it was just delightful and certainly ended our stay in Scotland on a high note! Thanks so much for your hospitality!

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Owner Response:

Lovely to meet you and great to hear that you finished your Scottish adventure in suitable fashion.

5
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4th October 2019:

Unbelievably wonderful! See my Trip Advisor post!

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Aberlour and Glenfarclas distillery tours. Strathspey steam rail trip.

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Owner Response:

Thanks guys, it was a pleasure to meet you.

5
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25th September 2019:

We absolutely loved staying at the Cardhu Country House. Dave and Val are gifted at hospitality. The setting is beautiful and peaceful, food was wonderful, and our room was lovely. The location is a perfect spot to go out from on day trips in and around Speyside. We will definitely return on our next visit to Scotland... hopefully sooner than later.

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It was lovely to meet you both and we look forward to welcoming you back again when next you visit Scotland.

5
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19th September 2019:

Dave gibt alles einfach spitze

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Owner Response:

Danke Rolf, ich hoffe wir sehen uns nächstes Jahr wieder!

5
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7th September 2019:

The perfect B&B! Everything was perfect

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Very nice location if you want to visit scotch distilleries

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5
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3rd September 2019:

wonderful stay! super nice room, amazing breakfast and really kind staff ! I suggest the dinner, food was very good!

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Owner Response:

Thank you for your kind comments, it was lovely to meet you and we are pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us.

5
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27th August 2019:

Lovely surroundings and great food!

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Thank you, it was our pleasure to meet you.

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25th August 2019:

We spent 3 days in the Speyside area and this was the perfect place to stay. The location is excellent, breakfast outstanding and the owners are lovely. I would highly recommend the Cardhu Country House to anyone.

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If you have time, drive to Lossiemouth and enjoy lunch or dinner seaside. Of course all of the distilleries are great for tours. We toured Strathisla and Aberlour. Also, Balvenie Castle and Ballindalloch Castle are worth a visit.

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Thank you. It was great to meet you and we are delighted to hear how much you enjoyed your Speyside visit.

5
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21st August 2019:

Superb house, beautiful rooms, marvellous breakfast, friendly hosts, what else could you want?

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Wehad dinner at Station Hotel in Rothe, that wazs nice. Next time we will try dinner at the Cardhy Country House

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Thanks guys. Great to meet you and look forward to welcoming you back again.

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18th August 2019:

Thank you for a wonderful stay and such a positive experience!

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Within walking distance of the Cardu distillery and ask Val and Dave for tips, they are very friendly and welcoming!

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You're welcome and we are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us.

5
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5th August 2019:

Was like staying in Beatrix Potter's home - beautifully renovated old country house with excellent location for exploring the Speyside area, garden full of rabits and the hedgehoge of course!

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Can only recommend this location for exploring the area, the hosts are really nice and friendly.

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Lovely to hear how much you enjoyed your encounter with some of the local wildlife!

4.8
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2nd August 2019:

the house is in a lovely setting with plenty space for parking. The service from Dave was perfect - friendly and welcoming and the room was spotlessly clean with a very comfortable bed. Breakfast was excellent - the tattie scone was as light as a pillow. Overall a lovely stay.

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Cardhu distillery is a short walk away and well worth a visit, as are the many other distilleries in the area.

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Thank you for your kind comments, it was good to meet you and also to hear how much you enjoyed catching up with old friends.

5
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22nd July 2019:

Dave and Val are amazing hosts and we were thrilled with our stay at Cardhu Country House. The breakfasts were absolutely delightful and if you are lucky enough to have dinner at the house you will not be disappointed. This is easily one of the best places to stay if you are going to visit Speyside.

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Delighted to hear how much you enjoyed your stay with us and we look forward to welcoming you back again when you return to Scotland.

4.8
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21st July 2019:

Dave and Val couldn't have been any better as hosts. Our needs were anticipated, asking what else they could do to to make out stay better. The Country Home was beautifully decorated,comfortable bed room, modern bathroom. Everything was clearn and fresh.The cooked breakfasts were outstanding, excellent fresh coffee. Good advice about what sights to visit and where to eat.

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Rather isolated, but in beautiful country. Narrow country roads. Would have appreciated having the towel bar in bathroom heated to dry out damp towels

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Would Recommend: Yes

Owner Response:

Lovely to hear how much you enjoyed your stay with us. It was our pleasure to meet you.

5
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17th July 2019:

We had a wonderful stay at Cardhu Country House. The location is great for going to distilleries and relaxing. The food was exceptional and we were made to feel right at home.

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Would Recommend: Yes

Owner Response:

Delighted to hear how much you enjoyed your stay with us.

5
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16th July 2019:

We had a great time staying the two nights. The meals were very good. The location to the highland/speyside region was perfect.

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Would Recommend: Yes

Owner Response:

Thanks Ricky, great to meet you and Bob.

5
out of 5

14th July 2019:

Very nice place, friendly and efficient hosts, location is romantic and cosy. Very good breakfast and good value for money.

Tips:

Cardhu and Aberlour distilleries.

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Would Recommend: Yes

Owner Response:

Thank you and we hope to welcome you back again.

5
out of 5

13th July 2019:

Wonderful facilities wonderful hosts Literally across the field from Cardhu Distillery

Tips:

Have at least one dinner here. Wonderful

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Would Recommend: Yes

Owner Response:

Thanks guys. Great to meet you and delighted you enjoyed your stay with us.

4.8
out of 5

2nd July 2019:

Lovely comfortable accommodation, very welcoming host and great breakfast.

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Would Recommend: Yes

Owner Response:

Delighted to meet you both and pleased you enjoyed your stay with us.

4.5
out of 5

27th June 2019:

Excellent place to stay, though a bit further from the Speyside Way than we were expecting.

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Would Recommend: Yes

Owner Response:

Pleased you enjoyed your stay with us. We are about a mile from the Speyside way, and unlikely to get any closer!

5
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26th June 2019:

Comfortable rooms, great hosts, lovely food and beautiful location/house.

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Ask Dave and Val for the best tips.

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Would Recommend: Yes

Owner Response:

Thanks guys, great to meet you both.

5
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24th June 2019:

Cardhu Country House is a beautiful accommodation and perfect place to relax, explore the area and experience interesting Whisky tours and tastings. The hosts are absolutely great and will help with anything a guest may require. I can definitely recommend staying here.

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Would Recommend: Yes

Owner Response:

We thank you for your recommendation and enjoyed meeting you and Julian.

5
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22nd June 2019:

As we drove up to Cardhu House we were both ecstatic to see the beautiful yard and stately building. David took us to our room on the second floor, Cragganmore room with two beautiful windows and an incredible view. Our bathroom had great bath products and spotless. In the morning we went down for breakfast and the fire was going, music was playing...I was so relaxed. Val cooks a great breakfast and you get a choice of meals. The bedding was crisp white and cozy. Fabulous!!!

Tips:

The Whiskey Trail and they do give you your samples to take home if you are driving. You are in a good position to drive to Inverness or Aberdeen in case you want to sight see.

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Would Recommend: Yes

Owner Response:

Delighted to hear how much you enjoyed your stay with us, it was lovely to meet you both. Just a small point, a north American second floor is a UK first floor.

4.8
out of 5

20th June 2019:

The B&B ws charming and unique and a pleasant place to stay

Tips:

This B&B is remote and there a distillery near by and two restaurants in the village. The country side is beautiful.

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Would Recommend: Yes

Owner Response:

Delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us.

4.8
out of 5

18th June 2019:

Lovely country house. Room was spacious. Bed comfortable. Host friendly and helpful. Food excellent. A bit out of the way but location was idyllic.

Tips:

Lots to do and see in the area, especially if you like whisky and hiking.

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Would Recommend: Yes

Owner Response:

Thanks guys, pleased you enjoyed your time with us.

4.8
out of 5

16th June 2019:

Fantastic hotel. It is charming, elegant and cosy. There is quality in all details. We had a very spacious and comfortable room, although in the attic, and a well equipped bathroom. The hosts are very nice and welcoming. Very good breakfast.

Tips:

Slightly remote but ideal location for those who want to visit the whisky distilleries in Speyside. Beautiful area. Suggest a visit to Aberlour (traditional) and Macallan (modern) architecture distilleries. We had dinner at The Highlander Inn in Craigellachie. Very good!

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Would Recommend: Yes

Owner Response:

Delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us.

4.8
out of 5

10th June 2019:

Great, friendly hosts. Great accommodation with access to Speyside Way cycle and walk path.

Tips:

Prebook restaurants and ALL distillery visits

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Would Recommend: Yes

Owner Response:

Great to know you enjoyed your stay with us.

5
out of 5

3rd June 2019:

Excellent, well organised, clean and friendly. Wonderful food - we enjoyed several evening meals!

Tips:

Don't go to the Copper Dog - poor food and extremely expensive.

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Would Recommend: Yes

Owner Response:

Thank you, it was great to meet you both.

5
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28th May 2019:

Beautiful and serene location and building. Dave was incredibly kind. There were robes!! Unfortunately, we were only there for Sunday and Monday evening, so we didn't get to try dinner at Cardhu -- but if the quality of breakfast was any indication, it must have been amazing.

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Would Recommend: Yes

Owner Response:

We are pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us and we look forward to welcoming you back for dinner.

5
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21st May 2019:

Beautiful place to stay. Dave and Val fantastic hosts. The food was tremendous. House in perfect area for all we wanted to do

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Would Recommend: Yes

Owner Response:

Delighted to know that you and your New York friends enjoyed your Speyside visit.

5
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19th May 2019:

We had a lovely stay. The house and its furnishings are beautiful. The location is a dream. Val & Dave are marvelous, welcoming, gracious hosts. We loved our stay!

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Would Recommend: Yes

Owner Response:

Thank you, it was our pleasure to welcome you into our home.

5
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12th May 2019:

Dave's hospitality, the beautiful house and surroundings, the classy breakfast, our comfortable room & bathroom and the road to the house made this a perfect experience. Thank you Dave & Val!

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Would Recommend: Yes

Owner Response:

You're welcome guys. It was great to meet you and it gives us pleasure to know you enjoyed your stay with us.

4.8
out of 5

11th May 2019:

The hosts were wonderful and we enjoyed delicious food at their house

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Would Recommend: Yes

Owner Response:

Delighted to meet you both and pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us.

5
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6th May 2019:

C’est une maison d’hôte formidable dans un cadre magnifique. Le jardin est très agréable. Les belles cheminées apporte une vraie typicité. Rien de tel que de lire au coin du feu au milieu de l’Ecosse ! Les chambres sont très comfortable. Le petit déjeuner écossais traditionnel est gourmand et très très copieux ! Dave est tres sympathique et bienveillant.

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Would Recommend: Yes

Owner Response:

Merci pour vos gentils commentaires. Ce fut un plaisir de vous rencontrer et nous avons hâte de vous revoir.

5
out of 5

27th April 2019:

Made to feel very welcome.Very attentive.

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Would Recommend: Yes

Owner Response:

Thank you.

5
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24th April 2019:

A little gem among B&Bs!

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Would Recommend: Yes

Owner Response:

Lovely to welcome you back again.

5
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23rd April 2019:

Dave was very welcoming. Food was great. The B&B is close to many whisky distilleries. The Cardhu Country House is highly recommended.

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Would Recommend: Yes

Owner Response:

Thank you for your recommendation.

5
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19th April 2019:

Lovely spot, lovely bedroom and great breakfast

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Would Recommend: Yes

Owner Response:

Thank you, we hope to welcome you back again.

5
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10th April 2019:

Great service , rooms and advice as to which distilleries to go and restaurants in the area Thank you

Tips:

Dinners not available on Sunday and Monday

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Would Recommend: Yes

Owner Response:

Pleased your enjoyed Speyside visit.

4.8
out of 5

9th April 2019:

Dave and Val, the owners, are very welcoming and friendly with a desire to ensure you have a pleasant stay.

Tips:

Check the information literature available to find out what is on offer in the region.

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Would Recommend: Yes

Owner Response:

Thank you, and we hope to welcome you back if you dance this way again.

4
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8th April 2019:

Courteous, interested in guests without too much push, excellent food, fine room and lounge and dining room, peaceful and relaxing. Onley very mild 'improvement' comment would be it might have been nice to have had the fire burning in the lounge on arrival - it is April in Scotland.

Tips:

Walking to Speyside Way, the Linne of Ruthrie walk from Aberlour itself is a fine short walk. The first cafe to the right on ending the walk in the main street is an appealing one visually and has excellent sandwishes.

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Would Recommend: Yes

Owner Response:

Delighted that you felt that your stay with us was a relaxing one. With regard to your "improvement" comment, whilst we do have central heating, we did have the fire on in the dining room for dinner, which you clearly enjoyed, and would have put the fire on in the lounge had you wanted to spend time in there.

5
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7th April 2019:

Helpful and friendly. Welcoming but not intrusive. Great hosts.

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Would Recommend: Yes

Owner Response:

Thank you.

5
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7th April 2019:

Dave and Val were extremely welcoming. The house is beautifully decorated and our room very large and spacious with a lovely shower room. Val’s Cooking (we ate both dinner and breakfast) was delicious.

Tips:

We were only passing through for one night so didn’t really sample what the area had to offer. Don’t eat anywhere else but at the house! The dinner was excellent!!

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Would Recommend: Yes

Owner Response:

Thanks guys, hope to see you back again in the not too distant future.

4.8
out of 5

3rd April 2019:

A lovely peaceful spot. It was so good for us to be able to stay so close to the church we attended on the Sunday for the Christening. An added bonus was being able to have a delicious meal both on the Friday and Saturday evenings. Could not be bettered! The welcome was warm and lovely to be cared for, when I was helping and caring for our family.

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A lovely peaceful spot in a beautiful part of the country. Great for walking the Speyside Way, or even shorter walks and runs along country roads. I long to spend time here again.

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Would Recommend: Yes

Owner Response:

So pleased we were able to enhance your special family week end and we would look forward to welcoming you back again.

5
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26th March 2019:

We would like to thank you for making us feel very welcome and for all the very useful tips you have given us to discover the area. If we ever come back in the speyside area, we will definitely stay at your guest house.

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Would Recommend: Yes

Owner Response:

You are welcome, it was our pleasure to meet you both and we hope to do so again.

5
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20th March 2019:

From the minute we arrived we felt welcomed and as though they had been looking forward to our visit. The house was beautiful and right by the distilleries we wanted to see. The next morning, a very tasty breakfast was prepared for us to order. I would highly the cardhu country house

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Would Recommend: Yes

Owner Response:

Thanks guys, it was great to meet you both and delighted that you enjoyed your stay on Speyside.

5
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18th November 2018:

Absolutely the best

Tips:

Definitely take advantage of the dinner menu. The hosts Val and David are ideal Innkeepers.

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Would Recommend: Yes

Owner Response:

Thanks guys. Great to meet you both and pleasing to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us, despite your "off road" adventure!

4.8
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16th November 2018:

Dave and Val are wonderful hosts and this is a lovely guesthouse in Speyside. Dave gave us some good tips for sight seeing, the breakfasts were excellent and our stay was very comfortable. We noticed when we answered people that we were staying at Cardhu Country House they all said “oh, VERY nice!” They are quite correct. A great spot to visit the distilleries and sights of the Speyside; we were very happy with our stay.

Tips:

Have a meal at the Copper Dog and visit the Quaich Bar where the whisky selection is mind-boggling and mouth-watering. Both are in the Craigellachie Hotel right on the River Spey. For a contrast in distilleries, visit the state of the art The Macallan distillery, where £140m+ has been invested, and the Glenfarclas distillery, which is one of the last independent family-owned working distilleries. Take the tour in both - your mind will be blown.

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Would Recommend: Yes

Owner Response:

Lovely to meet you both and pleasing to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. All the best for the All Black's game against Ireland at the week end.

5
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12th November 2018:

a lovely stay and a great welcome from a genial host. one of the best scottish breakfasts i have ever enjoyed in a truly beautiful location, a stunning guest house.

Tips:

im sure there are many beautiful places, i enjoyed a nice drive to cullen and portsoy this time around... nice dinner at the mash tun in aberlour.

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Owner Response:

Thanks Kevin, it was our pleasure to meet you and we are delighted you enjoyed your stay with us.

5
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4th November 2018:

The rooms are spacious and comfortable. Every comfort is provided. Dave is a friendly and helpful host.

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Aberlour has good places to eat. We liked the Mash Tun. If you are interested in a distillery tour, Dave knows an expert who will drive you for the day if you contact him in advance.

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Would Recommend: Yes

Owner Response:

Good to know that you enjoyed your taste of Speyside!

5
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2nd November 2018:

We loved staying here. The staff were friendly and cooked us a delicious meal the night we got there. The room was cozy and warm. I loved how all of the rooms were named after local distilleries. We would likely stay here if we visited the area again.

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The house is not near very much so prepare for that.

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Would Recommend: Yes

Owner Response:

We loved having you stay here and look forward to welcoming you back again.

4.8
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30th October 2018:

Dave is an absolute star who made an effort to use our names in order to make us feel welcome. It was an amazing experience to stay at Cardhu Country House as after a long day of traveling around Speyside, we had a comfortable, welcoming base to come back to and finish our evening off with homemade shortbread and a cup of tea in the fresh, soft bathrobes provided.

Tips:

Dave and Val are more than happy to make recommendations according to your needs. Just ask them!

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Would Recommend: Yes

Owner Response:

Lovely to meet you both and great to know that you enjoyed your taste of Speyside. Hope to welcome you back again.

5
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28th October 2018:

All the comforts of home, congenial hosts, and first rate food! The Cardhu Country House made for the perfect base for our Speyside excursions, and the experience was entirely delightful. We would recommend this establishment to anyone seeking a relaxing stay in scenic surroundings.

Tips:

We enjoyed dinners at The Highlander Inn and the Mash Tun. If you're interested in whisky, we would also recommend The Whisky Shop in Dufftown, the extended walking tour put on by Speyside Tours, as well as tours of any of the regional distilleries. In particular, Glenlivet and Aberlour have excellent tours and, a bit further afield, we would also recommend Glendronach's premium tasting tour.

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Would Recommend: Yes

Owner Response:

Thank you. Your comments and recommendations are greatly appreciated.

5
out of 5

25th October 2018:

Wonderful hosts that were very hospitable and certainly know how to cook a lovely dinner and breakfast. Thank you Dave and Val!

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Would Recommend: Yes

Owner Response:

You're welcome, it was our pleasure to meet you and your family.

5
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25th October 2018:

Welcoming, friendly Atmosphere with excellent food and a lovely opportunity to meet other interesting guests around the fire in the lounge. A true home away from home!!

Tips:

Strathisla distillery

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Would Recommend: Yes

Owner Response:

Thank you. Great to know that we helped you to enjoy the Speyside portion of your celebratory trip.

5
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23rd October 2018:

Very friendly family run country house in excellent location. Dave very knowledgable and Val a great cook. Nothing was too much to ask of our hosts and we will definitely be back to stay.

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Recommend you book to eat at the country house itself and you won't be disappointed! Alternatively, plenty to choose from in Aberlour (e.g. Fish and Chips, food from co-op, etc).

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Owner Response:

Thanks guys. Great to meet you all and looking forward to next year's Dramathon.

5
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21st October 2018:

My wife and I stay in a lot of B and B’s in the U.S. and Europe and the Cardhu Country House was the best one. Hands down. Absolutely amazing. Definitely recommend it to anyone.

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Not a lot of eating options in the area, but the owners go out of their way to provide dinner for the guests on certain nights. Never experienced that before at any B and B.

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Would Recommend: Yes

Owner Response:

We appreciate your comments and are pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us.

5
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20th October 2018:

Beautiful house, rooms are lovely, full of character with high spec bathrooms. We booked dinner on the first night and enjoyed it so much we ate in a second time as Val is a fantastic cook. We also enjoyed sitting in the very comfortable lounge in front of a log fire, having pre dinner drinks and after dinner coffee (Cardhu does not have a drinks licence but are very happy to open /store wine for you),Dave is a great host and made us feel very welcome. Would definitely return.

Tips:

Several beautiful beaches along the North Coast, including Cullen, are well worth the short drive.

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Would Recommend: Yes

Owner Response:

Thank you for your kind comments and we look forward to welcoming you back again.

5
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16th October 2018:

David & Valerie, As you can see from the above ratings we really enjoyed our stay. The only comment we have (as mentioned to you on Monday) is that we would have preferred stronger bedside lights for reading and also a little more light at the table we had for dinner on Friday. On Saturday we sat at the table with the Tiffany light which was fine - perhaps we are showing our age! Kind regards, David & Friedl Burns

Tips:

Still lots to see and do in the area at this late time of year - even on wet days!

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Would Recommend: Yes

Owner Response:

Lovely to meet you both and we will look at the lighting to assist with the comfort of our more mature guests!

5
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13th October 2018:

Excellent hosts

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Someone can ask the hand made recepy of the cookies ?

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Owner Response:

Thanks guys. Great to meet you, but the recipe is a closely guarded family secret!!

4.8
out of 5

9th October 2018:

Great host and lovely breakfast with good variety. We had hoped to eat with them for dinner and the one item menu did look good but my grandson wanted more basic options and would suggest they offer a little flexibility on the menu.

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Great Cardhu Distillery in the village and good centre for many more.

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Would Recommend: Yes

Owner Response:

It was great to meet you, your son and your grandson, and we are pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us. With regard to the evening meal menus, we will stick with what we do best.

3
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7th October 2018:

Good - lovely house, excellent breakfast, friendly host, 3 course evening meal available as long as you pre-book Bad - Arrived after long journey hungry and tired and were not even offered a sandwich so had to get back in the car and go looking for food The shower is in a high bath and it would be better if a grab rail was installed in order to ease getting in and out. The taps in our room were incorrectly installed

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Great base for exploring the Speyside distilleries and Knockando Mill (a must see) However it's a 9 mile 25 minutes drive along steep windy roads to the nearest town and meal opportunities there are poor, although there is the cleanest fish and chip shop in the world. We ended up having a meal at lunch time and taking snacks and sandwiches back for the evening.

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Owner Response:

Whilst I thank you for your "good" comments, I have to admit to being a little surprised when reading your "bad" comments. I could have sworn that you had reserved a room for bed and breakfast, and had the opportunity to book dinner with us for the two nights that you were here, which you declined to do. The long journey may have been tiring, but most of our guests find that there are many opportunities along to way to have a comfort break and obtain refreshments. We do not, and never have offered afternoon tea, but do provide tea and coffee in each room, along with some of Val's home-made shortbread for the enjoyment of each of our guests. The bath in your room (Tamdhu) is of a standard height and is clearly detailed in the photographs of the room on our website. I am confused by your comments regarding the taps, the cold water tap delivers cold water and the hot water tap delivers hot water. I am not sure what else they should be doing. We make no secret of the fact that we are in a quiet rural location, and by far the biggest majority of our guests appreciate, and indeed seek out, the quiet tranquility which our location offers. Clearly our accommodation did not match your particular expectations or requirements, for which we are sorry, as we want each and every one of our guest to enjoy their stay with us, but perhaps a little extra time spent researching our offering and location would have helped to either manage your expectations or influence your choice of accommodation.

5
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6th October 2018:

From the moment we drove up to the house, we knew it was special. The warm greeting and hospitality was exceptional. The beautiful meals were just amazing as was the kindness throughout our stay.

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5
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5th October 2018:

Cardhu Country House is definitely a place to recommend. You feel at home and can enjoy great food. Excellent!

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Would Recommend: Yes

Owner Response:

Thank you, it is good to know that you enjoyed your stay with us.

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