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3 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 7
Boat of Garten, Aviemore, Aviemore and the Cairngorms, Scottish Highlands, Scotland

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TheAberdo...
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
15 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“A unique house in a stunning location”
Reviewed 30 March 2014 for a stay in March 2014
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The Treehouse feels more like a home from home rather than a holiday rental. It is ideally located within Boat of Garten. When inside, the house feels as if it stands in isolation. Yet, it is less than 5 minutes walk to 2 great restaurants and the local village shop.

There is ample comfortable seating for all the guests (not always the case with holiday lets) and a wide selection of DVDs, books, games, jigsaw puzzles for when the weather outside makes it preferable to stay indoors and enjoy the delights of the wood burner.

The outdoors deck is a great place to watch the birds and squirrels and enjoy the view across to the Coirngorms.

The Treehouse is truly unique and definitely to be recommended.

Date of stay: March 2014
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Liked best: View across to the Cairngorms
Liked least: Nothing negative to say
Travelling group: Friends
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
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People with pets
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Management Response
1 Apr 2014
Thank you for your great comments, we are delighted you enjoyed your stay, and look forward to having you back at the Treehouse.
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Steven W
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“The treehouse, wow!!”
Reviewed 25 November 2013 for a stay in November 2013
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person found this review helpful

The location of the treehouse is fantastic, off set from the quiet road set in its own grounds. There are very pleasant walks in the nearby Forrest and woods, great for walking the dog, jogging or cycling.
There is plenty to explore a little further afield as Aviemore and the Cairngorms are only a short drive away.
The treehouse itself is a fantastic place to come and unwind!
It's very spacious with a huge kitchen and living room. The bedrooms are all very comfortably portioned with great storage space.
The house is very warm and welcoming after a days walking in the hills, especially with the log burner on in the lounge.
Looking forward to our next visit.

Date of stay: November 2013
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Liked best: Everything
Liked least: Nothing
Travelling group: Young Children
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
Families with young children Large groups
People with pets
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Management Response
23 Jul 2015
Wow! Thank you!
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Trazza_13
Birmingham, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
15 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Great location and house but diy skills needed”
Reviewed 16 October 2013 for a stay in October 2013

Great location and house but we had problems with the shower, heating and log. runner despite following all instructions and don't want to have to deal with this on holiday. Bedroom tvs. Rey small and lighting very dim so could only read in one chair

Date of stay: October 2013
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Liked best: Location
Liked least: Shower/bath/lighting
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
People with pets
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Management Response
17 Oct 2013
Guests texted regarding heating on Saturday evening, and we called them back and talked through checking room thermostat, boiler timer settings. As we were assured these were fine, we then drove to the property to check the heating to find that heating was working perfectly, but room thermostat was turned down. Thermostat was turned up and heating came on instantly.
We could not have responded any quicker to the issue, and there was no fault with the heating.
The shower pump cut out ( due to a power surge - these things are rare but outwith our control) but this was resolved by the guest, as per the instructions, by pressing the reset button.
The bedroom TVs are 19", standard bedroom size, but there is a large one in the lounge.
Regarding lighting, there is no ceiling light in the lounge, due to the design of the roof, but there are 5 table lights and 3 wall lights.
The guests emailed after their stay to say they had thoroughly enjoyed their stay!
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Sheenaf
Clackmannan, United Kingdom
Level 5 Contributor
60 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
“Children Loved This House in the Trees”
Reviewed 22 August 2013 for a stay in October 2011
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person found this review helpful

Unusual and quirky but with everything you might need for a comfortable stay. Loved the deck where you can sit out for breakfast or later and watch the birds and squirrels BELOW you. Highlight for the children was when the steam train went past and they ran to the fence at the bottom of the garden to wave. Only slight negative was the open stair well in the living/dining room which we blocked with a chair to stop the smallest toddler from tumbling down. Would have liked a stair gate there. We would have returned next year but property already booked for our dates.

Date of stay: October 2011
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Liked best: The sense of being in the tree tops
Liked least: Open, steep stair
Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
23 Aug 2013
Glad you enjoyed your stay, we would be delighted to have you back anytime.
We take on board your comment about the stair. We have been unable to source a stairgate wide enough to fit, but without a bottom bar which could be a hazard to other guests.
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Sally-Ann...
Dunfermline, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Fabulous base for exploring the area”
Reviewed 3 June 2013 for a stay in April 2013
1
person found this review helpful

An excellent place to stay and use as a base for exploring the surrounding areas. The Treehouse itself is like a home from home with all the comforts you could ask for. The coal fire is amazing when the nights are cold and dark. We have been going to the Treehouse for the last six years and look forward to our visit every year.

Date of stay: April 2013
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Liked best: Home comforts
Liked least: nothing
Travelling group: Teenagers
Your age range 35-49
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Friends getaway Families with young children
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travellin...
Schmitten, Germany
Level 2 Contributor
6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 May 2014 for a stay in May 2014
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Date of stay: May 2014
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Liked best: Man fühlt sich von Natur umgeben
Liked least: Nichts
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Your age range 50-64
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway People with pets
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