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“Super Moray Cottage”
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Character cottage surrounded by beautiful countryside
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Character cottage surrounded by beautiful countryside
The Lodge at the gates of Duffus House Cosy sitting room with beautiful open fire
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48 reviews
Character cottage surrounded by beautiful countryside
The Lodge at the gates of Duffus House
Cosy sitting room with beautiful open fire
Serene master bedroom
Bright single bedroom
Well equipped kitchen
Bathroom
Lawn at side of property
Large enclosed garden ideal for BBQs and relaxing with a glass of wine on a summer's evening
Spacious garden surrounded by woodland and fields
Iconic Lossiemouth beach just 5 miles away
Colourful beach huts at Hopeman beach
Railway path at Cummingston - leads from Burghead to Lossiemouth - fantastic clifftop walk!
Tranquil Findhorn bay in historic village
Sunset at Duffus Castle - just 5 minutes from The Lodge
Eglin Cathedral from the Cooper Park, Elgin
View of Clasach cove
Iconic bridge to beach at Lossiemouth
Hopeman Harbour
Having a bale of a time!
Lossiemouth Golf Course
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2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 3
Elgin, Moray, Scotland

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Excellent - based on 48 reviews
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William M
Somerton, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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“Super Moray Cottage”
Reviewed 16 May 2013 for a stay in May 2013

We had travelled across from the West Coast of Scotland and Duffus Lodge was a wonderful find. It had for us, everything that we wanted. It was very well appointed in a comfortably traditional way. Comfy bed, comfy living accomadation and the layout kept the spirit of the buildings original raison d'etre. We arrived with our collie dog and his reaction was interesting. He came in to the sitting room and immidiately relaxed as if to say mmmm I like this and was at home for the rest of his stay there.
The cottage owners had left a really nice, useful welcome pack of food and goodies which were much appreciated. In addition they were solicitous about our comfort without ever being intrusive.
The cottage is very well located for exploring Moray, in particular close, to Duffus castle and within easy travelling distance of beaches, distilleries and all the major towns of Moray, as well as being only about an hours travel to Aviemore and the Cairngorms (if you them with Ben Rinnes much closer).

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Liked best: Style and comfort of the property
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Stirling, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 March 2013 for a stay in March 2013

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Liked best: location
Liked least: cleanliness & size of bathroom
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
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Management Response
27 Mar 2013
Many thanks for taking the time to review our property. Unfortunately there is little we can do regarding the size of the bathroom. It is small but perfectly formed with a bath (shower over bath), sink and toilet. I do take cleanliness very seriously and only getting 3 out of 5 for the bathroom is disappointing. I shall contact our guest directly to find out more details and will strive to ensure that all levels of cleanliness are back up to 5 out of 5 as rated in previous reviews.
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Doncaster, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 March 2013 for a stay in March 2013

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Liked best: Ideal location, quiet and private
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Your age range 50-64
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Friends getaway Older travelers
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East Lothian
Reviewed 26 February 2013 for a stay in February 2013

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Liked best: Peaceful setting with easy access to the area
Liked least: Nothing
Travelling group: Extended Family
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Bradford, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 June 2012 for a stay in June 2012
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Liked best: The cosy homely feel.
Liked least: Some airecraft noise from the nearby RAF base.
Travelling group: Family with Teenagers
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Edinburgh
Reviewed 17 April 2012 for a stay in March 2012

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Liked best: The fact it was so well equiped and the location
Liked least: Proximity to the road
Travelling group: Family with Young Children
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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HJD186525
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
1 review
“Everything you will ever need in a perfectly compact holiday cottage”
Reviewed 16 March 2012 for a stay in March 2010

Stayed for a long weekend with our two sons (then aged 2 and 6 months) to visit family and friends in Elgin.

Accommodation was perfect in size for a small family, with plenty of space if the weather is wet. Bed linen and towels were plentiful and high quality. The kitchen was the best equipped I have ever seen in a self-catering property - they have thought of everything!

Thoroughly enjoyed our time here and hope to repeat the experience soon.

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Liked best: Being able to bake cakes in the kitchen
Liked least: Being defeated at
Travelling group: Family with Young Children
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
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