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Fraoch Lodge

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Reviewed 10 October 2016

Everything about Fraoch Lodge is like a good hostel not a b&b. You must come with the right expectations. Room are very basic - narrow, short single beds (there were 3 in my room!) cheap (but adequate) bedding, no chair or place for clothes, VERY...More

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Response from Rebecca F, Owner at Fraoch LodgeResponded 25 October 2016

Thank you for taking the time to give us your views. You will be pleased to know that we are addressing the decor now it is in the end of the season and we are able to paint and decorate without giving rise to complaints...More

Reviewed 10 September 2016

Greetings again! I thought I already did this one a while back, it seems that I have not reviewed this wonderful place, even after two visits in 3 years (the time bit is important, as you shall discover). So the first time was a 10...More

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Response from Rebecca F, Owner at Fraoch LodgeResponded 22 February 2017

So kind of you to take the time to publish a review for us. We appreciate all the feedback we are given and hope we will indeed see you again on a repeat visit to Scotland.

Reviewed 7 September 2016

We stayed for 4 nights and did 3 days of tailored hikes at Fraoch Lodge (means Heather) with Andy & Rebecca in Boat of Garten. They are a British couple that has run the lodge/B & B for the past 17 yrs. Andy leads organized...More

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Response from Rebecca F, Owner at Fraoch LodgeResponded 22 February 2017

Thank you. We also very much enjoyed the time we spent with you and hope that you will be back in Scotland again one day.

Reviewed 3 September 2016

Stayed here with my wife for a couple of nights. Boat of Garten is a lovely village and it's well located near the centre of the village. It's a bit different from a traditional B & B. in some ways, more like an extended family...More

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Reviewed 28 August 2016

The accommodations were clean and well maintained. Rebecca's cooking at dinner was truly amazing. Her baking is also out of this world. Andy's knowledge of the Cairngorms and surrounding area is remarkable. I always knew that I was in good hands. I was the slowest...More

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Free Parking
Breakfast included
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Breakfast included
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US$60 - US$95 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Family Rooms, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
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US$60 - US$95 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Family Rooms, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Kazzle000
13 May 2016|
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Response from Rebecca F | Property representative |
I'm afraid that we don't have space for dogs within the main buildings. We have had guests bring dogs in the past, but only when they are happy for the dogs to stay in the car or to have a bed in one of our garden sheds or... More
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JayJay701
5 September 2015|
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Response from Rebecca F | Property representative |
Hi JayJay, Thanks for the query. We do have 2 rooms with private bathrooms. These are a wee bit more expensive and we hope to have one more private bathroom facility provided by January 2016. If you book 2 standard rooms... More
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JayJay701
4 September 2015|
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Response from Steve F | Reviewed this property |
The bathrooms are shared, but there are several. Depending on where your rooms are, you may not be sharing with anyone else. I've stayed 3 times and have never had to queue for the bathroom.
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"En-suite bathroom has limited headspace to sink if you're tall."
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"Ensuite twin room in the annex is nice."
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"ask for an ensuite"
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"the ground floor one behind the dining room"
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