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3 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 5
Portsoy, Aberdeenshire, Scotland

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668ColinC
Peebles, United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
26 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Perfect Location”
Reviewed 14 April 2017 for a stay in April 2017

A delightful cottage overlooking Sandend Bay. The cottage itself is clean, tidy with plenty storage space throughout and a secure shed in the garden. The bedrooms are spacious as is the living room and kitchen area. The utility room has washing machine, drier and sink as well as a small drying area, which is perfect for wet suits, etc. The garden is an excellent viewing point to watch life in the Bay, which is literally outside the front door. All in all, an excellent cottage for anyone who wants to relax by the sea.

Date of stay: April 2017
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Irvine, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 March 2017 for a stay in March 2017

Date of stay: March 2017
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Amanda H
Level 2 Contributor
4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Brilliant”
Reviewed 7 March 2017 for a stay in March 2017

Fabulously appointed cottage in a tranquil location with everything we could need for a weekend away. The cottage has everything we needed, right down to the little touches of provision of some groceries and chilled cava, and 'simple' things like enough dishwasher tablets and toilet roll!
Perfect views across Sandend bay, with binoculars to help us watch the surfers, and for wildlife. The cottage is cosy, and in great condition with quality furnishings throughout (one of, if not the best bed we've ever had in a holiday rental!). Kitchen is modern and well equipped, and bathroom looks pretty new (great shower).
Location was ideal for us getting some long runs done with the dog on the coastal trails, with the opportunity to explore the many great beaches in the area.
Just a short trip, so not much time to try many of the local shops and restaurants, but we did go to steak night at Durn House, and sampled the local Cullen ice cream.
Overall a brilliant cottage, I would not hesitate to go again. The owner Wendy popped in to check everything was ok, and to advise there was no hurry to check out on leaving day (due to timings for cleaner etc), which was a lovely touch. It was also a bonus getting in mid-afternoon on the Friday, as many cottages don't allow access until much later.

Date of stay: March 2017
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
7 Mar 2017
Thanks Amanda. It was lovely to meet you. Hopefully see you again soon!
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Reviewed 1 February 2017 for a stay in January 2017

Date of stay: January 2017
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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annmariem...
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Idyllic Location”
Reviewed 25 November 2016 for a stay in November 2016

It is a lovely cottage. Would highly recommend it.
Lots of thought has gone in to it.
We could see the sea from all of the main windows. We just crossed the minor road to walk on the beach, which we and the dogs loved
Very welcome groceries and cava provided.

Date of stay: November 2016
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jeffree45...
Luton, United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
31 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Peace & quiet except for the sound of the waves”
Reviewed 11 May 2016 for a stay in April 2016

My husband & I retuned for a third time to this very special cottage.
If you want peace & quiet , it's got to be here.we spent a week & the weather was kind. A bit blowy at times but warm enough to sit out on the little patio bit & read in the sun.
We went on the train to Keith from Duff town with a little trip around the Strathisla distillery before our return trip, such a good day
We went out & about discovering different places, like Bow Fiddle Rock, & the little town of Huntley with Deans shortbread factory,
Still lots to do & see, with a lovely place like Sandend to stay in we will be back

Date of stay: April 2016
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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DML-and-M...
Castleford, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
18 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Perfect getaway”
Reviewed 1 March 2016 for a stay in February 2016

Beautiful cottage, lovely and clean in a perfect location With all mod cons, everything you would need for a home away from home.

Sandend is a lovely little village but with no facilities therefore in my opinion you will need a car especially to visit all the lovely little towns and coves along the coast.

Date of stay: February 2016
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