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Hotel in village, with pool, 1-2 hours from Edinburgh?

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Hotel in village, with pool, 1-2 hours from Edinburgh?

Looking for an easy two-night getaway with my fella at the end of August. Somewhere 1-2 hours drive or train from Edinburgh, must have pool and jacuzzi. Preferably somewhere that is within walking distance of at least one pub, and has a couple of nice walks in the area. Doesn't have to be lavish; just clean and comfy.

Currently looking at the Pitlochry Hydro who are doing a deal for £99 per person for two nights half board, or £79 per person for two nights B&B. So.....

Any other recommendations (in a similar price bracket)?

Any experiences of the Pitlochry Hydro? Is the half board worth it, or would we be better eating elsewhere?

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1. Re: Hotel in village, with pool, 1-2 hours from Edinburgh?

Dunkeld Hilton.

Great location. Several good pubs, great walking.

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2. Re: Hotel in village, with pool, 1-2 hours from Edinburgh?

Dunkeld looks nice, but quite a bit pricier than we were thinking (£188 per night room only). Any other suggestions? I know it's an English bank holiday weekend, which may be pushing prices up.

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3. Re: Hotel in village, with pool, 1-2 hours from Edinburgh?

Pitlochry is a great place for a long weekend but don't know anything about hotel. There are plenty of eating places to choose from, I've had personal recommendations for the Moulin Hotel- especially the food but they don't have leisure facilities. What are the reviews for Pitlochry Hydro like on here? How about Peebles Hydro? Or the Marine Hotel in North Berwick?

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4. Re: Hotel in village, with pool, 1-2 hours from Edinburgh?

Angus Hotel Blairgowrie?

http://www.theangushotel.com/

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5. Re: Hotel in village, with pool, 1-2 hours from Edinburgh?

You could always try the Hotel Broughty Ferry?

http://www.hotelbroughtyferry.co.uk/

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6. Re: Hotel in village, with pool, 1-2 hours from Edinburgh?

Both look like good suggestions - keep them coming please! There shall be discussion this evening over where to book.

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7. Re: Hotel in village, with pool, 1-2 hours from Edinburgh?

Thanks again for the suggestions. Have gone with the Pitlochry Hydro. Will, of course, post a review and let you all know how it goes.

8. Re: Hotel in village, with pool, 1-2 hours from Edinburgh?

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