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Auld Shop Cottage
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14 reviews
Auld Shop Cottage
Auld Shop Cottage c1900
Auld Shop Cottage 2013
Auld Shop Cottage 2013
Auld Shop Cottage
Auld Shop Cottage
Welcome
View of the sea from the lounge window
Victorian Features
Victorian features
Bathroom
Dining kitchen
Dining Kitchen
Outside Auld Shop Cottage
Lounge & open fire
Lounge & open fire
Lounge
Bedroom
Courtyard garden
Portsoy
Portsoy
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Cottage -
1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4
Portsoy, Aberdeenshire, Scotland

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Graham R
Manchester, United Kingdom
Level 5 Contributor
73 reviews
30 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“We thoroughly enjoyed our stay in this well equipped little cottage ”
Reviewed 13 June 2017 for a stay in June 2017

This cottage is only a couple of minutes walk to the centre of Portsoy in one direction and the same distance to the harbour in the other direction. The owner was very prompt at responding to any questions we had ahead of our visit, and left a little welcome pack of milk, bread, eggs etc which was a nice touch. The cottage was spotlessly clean and v nicely presented. The cottage had a good sized bedroom and bathroom, cozy lounge (with sofa bed) and well equipped kitchen. Was just right size for the pair of us - think might be small for four people though. V efficient heating system.

An ideal place for a couple to stay for a week and to explore this part of Scotland.

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gilliansw...
Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
14 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Well equipped cottage in a lovely little village with all amenities”
Reviewed 10 November 2016 for a stay in July 2016
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It's hard to find any fault with this cottage. It was very clean, had everything we needed and was well positioned for the amenities of Portsoy and only a few minutes walk from the harbour. The village shop sells a great range of icecream and we enjoyed Aberdeen butteries every morning. Very enjoyable stay.

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Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
11 Nov 2016
Thank you so much for your review. I would love to welcome you to stay again.
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701pat
Borders, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Fantastic cottage located in a lovely village with lots of interesting 'nooks and crannies'”
Reviewed 11 June 2016 for a stay in June 2016

The 'Auld Cottage' was spotlessly clean and included everything needed for a great stay. The owner has perfectly pitched the cottage to provide a warm cosy welcoming feel. We much appreciated all the little extras left too. The village itself was charming and had lots of interesting places to visit and it was also an ideal location for any traveller wishing to explore the north coastline between Inverness and Fraserburgh. Many places to visit and enjoy and an abundance and choice of golf courses to play.

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Liked best: The cottage, location and golf courses along the north coast.
Liked least: There wasn't anything we didn't like.
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Your age range 65+
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway
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Management Response
12 Jun 2016
Thank you so much for your lovely review. I would be delighted to welcome you both again anytime.
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susaninwo...
Woodstock, New York
Level 3 Contributor
18 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Good home base”
Reviewed 19 September 2015 for a stay in September 2015

Good little house just a short walk to the sea and within a couple of hours of sights to the west. I can recommend it to anyone wanting to stay in Portsoy.

Everything is tidy and there is even a fireplace. Even the bed is comfortable!

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Liked best: The sea.
Liked least: Lack of a good pub or restaurant within town.
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
19 Sep 2015
Thank you for your review. I would be delighted to welcome you again.
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Lee B
Hexton
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Great little cottage in a good location”
Reviewed 19 September 2015 for a stay in August 2015

Very nice cottage in the lovely harbour village of Portsoy. Very clean with everything you could need for a family holiday.

Travelling group: Young Children
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
19 Sep 2015
Thank you so much for your review. I would be delighted to welcome you again.
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