6. 1 on ground floor.
drawing room, dining room, free Wi-Fi, in-room TV (Freeview), ¾-acre garden, unsuitable for disabled.
not under 10.
 per person B&B single £65–£75, double £75–£85, D,B&B single £90–£110, double £100–£150. À la carte £45.
Good Hotel Guide Review
There’s plenty of good walking around this converted Speyside villa – and plenty of whisky to warm the cockles at the end of a long day. This ‘well-run operation’ comes ‘strongly recommended’ by Guide readers: ‘attentive, genuinely caring’ owners William and Sonia Marshall ‘take enormous pride in their labour of love’. ‘It’s as good as ever,’ says a visitor returning after a three-year break. ‘And Sonia’s fillet steak is still the best I’ve eaten.’ Amid traditional decor, many original period features, including a marble fireplace, have been retained; the bedrooms are furnished with a mix of antique and more modern pieces. ‘Our spacious, beautifully appointed bedroom had a splendid view over gardens and local woodland.’ In the ‘well-decorated’ sitting room, pre-dinner drinks, with ‘a nice little amuse-bouche’, are ‘a pleasant opportunity to chat’ with fellow guests. Afterwards, take a place at a table for the hostess’s ‘beautifully cooked and presented’ daily-changing traditional Scottish menus. ‘William’s extensive wine list is fine accompaniment, but naught compared with the number of malt whiskies on offer!’ (Mike Bennett, Kevin Sykes).
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