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The Gordon Guest House

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Boise, Idaho
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely decor, large spacious rooms and bath, wonderful breakfasts served in a splendid dining room with a beautiful table setting--definitely felt pampered! Amanda was extremely friendly and helpful in recommendations, even providing detailed maps for us.. We would highly recommend this charming house in Ballater area. FYI- there are several floors of steps, free parking is just steps away, and...

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theo15, Owner at The Gordon Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your kind feedback of our large Balmoral ensuite room.As we are a 4 star Guest House we adhere to Q.A. guidelines to ensure we have the correct quality of towels,carpets,bedding etc. and again passed our secret inspection this year.Very pleased you enjoyed your time in our large Victorian era building.Thank you for your valued custom...

Lavenham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Gordon is the upper floors of an old Victorian band directly opposite the railway station. This being rebuilt after a fire and it will then be restored as a valuable tourist attraction. Parking is on an off road public car park directly opposite the accommodation. The entrance hall and staircase are sumptuous and reveal Martin's attention to decorative detail....

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theo15, Owner at The Gordon Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post a review.We are pleased you liked your two night stay in our large Balfluig ensuite room.We try hard to maintain the Guest House and reinvest every year to keep up the quality.All our rooms have sofa's and many previous guests have liked to relax and watch t.v. in comfort.We source breakfast produce...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I would highly recommend staying at The Gordon Guest House. Martin and Amanda were welcoming and kind and were very happy to share their excellent knowledge of the local area. The room was a great size, warm and comfortable and included all of the facilities you would expect and more. Breakfast was delicious and so generous that we were able...

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theo15, Owner at The Gordon Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your kind review of your two night stay in our Darroch ensuite room.We are pleased you had a memorable time with us in Ballater Village and appreciated our help to find interesting places to visit in Royal Deeside and surrounding area.Thank you for your valued custom and look forward to your return in the future.

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I would thoroughly recommend staying at the Gordon. I was given a very warm welcome, I found the guest house to be extremely comfortable. The owners are extremely friendly, and have clearly taken seriously what their guests want, from the great breakfast choices, to weather information, local maps and USB chargers. I had a comfortable room with tea and coffee...

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theo15, Owner at The Gordon Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post your excellent review of our Darroch ensuite room.Over the last eleven years of running our central Guest House we have used advice from our Q.A. inspectors and past guests to improve our service.Thank you for your valued custom and look forward to your return.

Copenhagen, Denmark
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Spent one night at Gordon Guest House. Excellent rooms. Really good service. Fine breakfast. The only thing I felt a bit uncomfortable about was that we handled things such as payment on the basis of word of honour. Even though I fully trusted our host, I still would have preferred a receipt. But I guess that this is Scotland where...

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theo15, Owner at The Gordon Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for your feed back.Very pleased your enjoyed your stay.When a guest books on line its clear what deposit will be taken in advance.When leaving the guest pays by card they are given the receipt for transaction.Thank you for your custom.

Dundee, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent two really enjoyable nights. Great location. Lovely clean room. Breakfast was excellent . We were made to feel extremely welcome by Martin and Amanda who gave us lots of ideas of places to visit locally. Will definitely return in the future.

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theo15, Owner at The Gordon Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for your booking through an agency and for taking the time to post a review.We are pleased you enjoyed our Darroch ensuite room.We offer a good choice for breakfast from full Scottish,salmon,continental and a special choice as well as fresh fruit salad, cereals etc.If notified in advance we can cater to specific dietary requirements.We tell our guests of...

Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A wonderful home from home, very friendly owners who gave me lots of advice re local transport and walking routes. Comfortable huge bed, warm and very clean room with excellent facilities. Breakfast just as you like it altogether a brilliant place to stay.

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theo15, Owner at The Gordon Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your excellent review of our Darroch ensuite room with super king-size bed.We are pleased everthing was to your liking on your three night stay with us in our central Guest House.Thank you for your valued custom and look forward to your return.

Scotland
Reviewed 3 April 2017

I booked online less than 24 hours from when I planned to arrive (Saturday 25th March). Upon arrival at the very centrally located property I was welcomed by Amanda and told that I had been given a room upgrade due to another room being vacant. The room was spacious, light and well decorated with lovely high windows. It was clear...

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theo15, Owner at The Gordon Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to post a review of our Balfluig ensuite room.Over the period of years we have owned our 4 star Guest House we have taken great care to provide our guests with a high level of hospitality and have been rewarded with a Certificate of Excellence every year since 2011.Thank you for your...

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 March 2017

Superb B & B in beautiful Ballater. Lovely, spotless, well equipped and spacious room. Great breakfast with locally made bread. Thank you to Amanda and Martin who could not have been more hospitable and friendly hosts. Fantastic location for sight seeing, castle visits, walking and cycling all on the door step. Good local shops, superb food at The Lochnagar Indian...

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theo15, Owner at The Gordon Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your positive review.We are very pleased you enjoyed our Balfluig ensuite room with super king-size bed and electric reclining sofa for added comfort for our guests.We have the ideal location in the heart of the village and the Deeside Way starts at the opposite end of Station Square.Thank you for your valued custom and look...

Henley-on-Thames, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 March 2017

Stayed for 3 nights in beautiful Ballater. Our room was cosy and very comfortable - Gordon Guesthouse is charming with real character. What we loved was the cosy house feel with Amanda and Martin being so friendly and helpful - even lending us their maps so we could go walking. The breakfast room is incredible with beautiful cutlery and crockery...

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theo15, Owner at The Gordon Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post a review of our Darroch ensuite room which you booked through an agency.We try very hard to ensure all our guests have a memorable stay with us in the heart of Ballater village.Previous guests have enjoyed their stay and also fully appreciated the standards we achieve for a 4 star rated Guest...

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  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Centrally located Victorian Town House in Royal Deeside full of period features and completely refurbished including feature room with whirlpool bath and super king-size bed. Overlooking Old Victorian Railway Station and restaurant with car parking outside. Five beautiful walking/cycle trails start here. Many day trips in Cairngorm National Park including Balmoral Castle and Royal Lochnagar Distillery, hill walking, fishing and castle trail. Bus station and all restaurants and shops within five minute walk. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Gordon Guest House

Address: Gordon Guest House Station Square, Ballater AB35 5QB, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Aberdeenshire > Ballater
Price Range: ₹ 6,232 - ₹ 9,600 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Gordon Guest House 4*
Number of rooms: 5
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“Look no further when in Ballater”
S6843ITjenniferg, 24 Apr 2017 | Read review
“I stayed in the Balfluig room on the first floor (rooms are on the first floor or above), and it was lovely with views of Darroch Hill.”
ScotlandMad, 3 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Balfluig room is a lovely big room with a great en-suite, and views of beautiful Craigendarroch hill.”
ingridmf2017, 26 Mar 2017 | Read review
“when the station is rebuilt , a room over looking it will be interesting”
rosst313, 6 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Balmoral room is beautiful but I thinks so are all of them”
JAMWestSussex, 17 Oct 2016 | Read review
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