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Benvrackie
Ranked #19 of 66 Pitlochry B&B and Inns
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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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“Absolutely wonderful place to stay ”
Reviewed 24 February 2014 via mobile

My dad and I thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Benvrackie and only wish we stayed longer!

By far the highest standards of a bed and breakfast I have ever stayed in. Rooms fresh, clean, modern, cosy....a very welcoming relaxing place to stay and feel relaxed.

Colin and Brenda are extremely welcoming, friendly and accommodating. Breakfast was top class, fresh and a vast range to choose from to set you up for the day.

I would not ever consider another place to stay on returning to the area on my next visit to the picturesque Pitlochry as I can't imagine a better place exists.

Thank you again Colin and Brenda.



Stayed February 2014
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colinmellor, Owner at Benvrackie, responded to this review, 5 March 2014
Hello once more. We really enjoyed having you stay with us here. Many thanks for taking the time to write this .Hope you have settled back in Aberdeen after your break.."Haste ye Back"
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Reviewed 21 February 2014 via mobile

We really enjoyed our 2 night stay at Benvrackie. Colin and Brenda were very welcoming, our bedroom was beautiful and finished to a very high standard, very warm and cosy. The breakfast was amazing with plenty of choice. I look forward to returning in the near future.

Stayed February 2014, travelled as a couple
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colinmellor, Owner at Benvrackie, responded to this review, 24 February 2014
We enjoyed having you stay here with us for a couple of nights .We do try to serve produce from Scotlands bountiful Larder and we were pleased you enjoyed our Loch Fyne Smoked Salmon,"Haste ye Back"
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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 26 January 2014

After a walking trip up the mountain of the same name. We arrived to tea, cakes and a warm welcome. So appreciated after the snows of the mountain top. Colin and Brenda looked after us like family, it was a pleasure to stay with them and we'll return for Schiehallion soon. Well done for creating such a lovely vibe. Kev and Kirsty.

  • Stayed January 2014, travelled as a couple
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colinmellor, Owner at Benvrackie, responded to this review, 30 January 2014
Many thanks for taking the time to write this review. We hope Everything went OK on Sunday and that you got back to Aberdeen in the afternoon. The Benvrackie mountain was covered in snow all week Thank you once more. "Haste ye Back"
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Wetzikon, Switzerland
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Reviewed 1 January 2014

We stayed for a short while but were really feeling welcome by the lovely owners. They surely took their time to feel at home and make the most out of our visit. Location was also very good, a bit away from all the tourists, which we enjoyed allot. During a walk around the area we ran into some deer and beautiful forrest, close to a superb wiskey distillery. Must visit this place again if we're close by in the future!

  • Stayed October 2013, travelled as a couple
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colinmellor, Owner at Benvrackie, responded to this review, 24 January 2014
Many many thanks for the first review recieved in 2014. Hopefully we can keep up our standards which our guests enjoy. "Haste ye Back"
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Helensburgh, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 16 December 2013

Lovely accommodation run by lovely people who went the 'extra mile' when we asked about a local place to eat in the evening and actually booked it for us!

We only used Benvrackie as an overnight stay when going to the Theatre, which worked very well but left us wishing we had booked for longer - we enjoyed the brief stay that much.

e cannot recommend it highly enough.

Room Tip: The room we had was on the front, with a lovely view - which faces across fields to the A9 (a busy r...
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  • Stayed December 2013, travelled as a couple
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colinmellor, Owner at Benvrackie, responded to this review, 24 January 2014
Thank you so much for writing this review. Trip Advisor reviews are important to us Thanks once more. "Haste ye Back"
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Vancouver, Canada
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Reviewed 6 December 2013

Visiting from Canada we stayed at Benvrackie last evening. We were astounded by the quality of this lovely B&B. The accommodation is comparable to a 4-diamond hotel, the food is outstanding, and best of all, Colin, Brenda and Molly are so welcoming and hospitable. Without hesitation we recommend that you stay at this wonderful place - we miss everything about it already!

Room Tip: All rooms are absolutely beautiful
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  • Stayed December 2013, travelled with friends
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colinmellor, Owner at Benvrackie, responded to this review, 24 January 2014
Sorry for the delay in replying but we have painters in sprucing up Benvrackie for our valued guests. Many thanks for writing your review " Haste ye Back"
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Rochester, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 27 October 2013

We picked this B & B off of a web site. We was not disappointed Colin & Brenda made us so welcome it was more like staying with friends rather than a b & b. The bedroom was so comfortable and the facilities were endless, a constant flow of biscuits left in the room every day. You must try the full cooked breakfast but please vary your choices as the kippers are to die for. We cannot praise this place enough good location lovely and peaceful. also a great big hug to Molly their Labrador puppy

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  • Stayed October 2013, travelled as a couple
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colinmellor, Manager at Benvrackie, responded to this review, 24 January 2014
Many thanks for your kind review. We really welcome reviews from trip advisor. "Haste ye Back"
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Property: Benvrackie
Address: Benvrackie Benvrackie General Wades Military Road | East Haugh, Pitlochry PH16 5TE, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Perth and Kinross > Pitlochry
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking
Hotel Style:
Ranked #19 of 66 B&Bs / Inns in Pitlochry
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:4 star — Benvrackie 4*
Number of rooms: 3
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Individually designed property offering high end accommodation with views over river and wooded hillside,contemporary bedrooms,en-suites and an upstairs lounge with a delightful view over the Tummel Valley..We are a five minute walk from one of Scotlands foremost sporting Hotels where they serve meals of the highest standards..Preferential salmon fishing and dining terms can be organised through ourselves ... more   less 
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