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The Pines Guest House

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#3 of 10 guest houses in Elgin
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The Pines Guest House is a small family run B&B in an impressive Victorian mansion in historic Elgin. We pride ourselves on our attention to detail, be it in the comfortable, spacious ensuite rooms to the hearty breakfast with locally sourced produce and home baked bread. Private parking. WIFI.
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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Wifi
Free breakfast
Special diet menus
Non-smoking hotel
Private check-in / check-out
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Desk
Housekeeping
Iron
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Flatscreen TV
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Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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Non-smoking rooms
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4.0 of 5 stars
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Family
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Kathy M wrote a review Nov 2023
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What a wonderful find this was. Fortunately, they had availbility as we "dropped in" for a night stay. It is in a wonderful location with private parking and easy to locate. Our room was very comfortable and the breakfast was superb. There is so much to do in this region, it is nice to have this beautiful place to relax.
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Date of stay: November 2023Trip type: Travelled with family
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Grahamwwalker wrote a review Nov 2023
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My second time staying here and is now my go to place in Elgin. Always get a warm friendly welcome on arrival. Wonderful big building and gardens to match. Gated driveway up to the property. Even has a guest lounge with a roaring log fire. Fantastic. Central enough to be within walking distance of the centre of town. Bedroom is full of character and really comfy big bed. Good choice of breakfast in the morning. When I consider places like the Premier Inn that I used to stay at there is really no comparison. What a wonderful place.
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Date of stay: November 2023Trip type: Travelled on business
Room Tip: Good amount of parking at the property
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Voula T wrote a review Oct 2023
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We visited Elgin in order to run Dramathon and we chose The Pines Guest House for our stay. Our guests Lynne and Lee were so kind and warm and made us feel like we were at home! Sheets and towels smelled really wonderful while we had the chance to experience living in a cosy, well maintained, beautiful Victorian house. We are really looking forward to returning pretty soon!!!
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Date of stay: October 2023
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HeatseekerPro wrote a review Oct 2023
Greensboro, Georgia3 contributions
The moment we walked inside the Pines we knew “Everything is Good here: Everything is Right.” We spent a week there, enjoying Elgin, nearby Scottish sights, and the hospitality of the owners. The Pines had been recently acquired and renovated by the owners. It is immaculately clean and well-appointed. Guests may choose among many breakfast options. They are all excellent. The portions are generous; on our first morning there I apologized to the owners for over-ordering and eating only about half the plate. We used the Pines as a central location for day trips and touring. It was in a good location for this. If you want to go to John ‘O’Groats, Stromness, and the northern islands, be prepared for a bit of a drive and perhaps an overnight stay, so we kept our travels a bit closer to Elgin. What can I say about the owners? In a word, “great.” They were the perfect hosts: friendly but not familiar. We enjoy watching Formula 1 racing. On the day of a Grand Prix, they set up a telly in the sitting room for us and ensured we had tea and snacks. It was perfect. Would we go back to the Pines? Absolutely! We consider it our home in northeast Scotland.
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Date of stay: August 2023Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Room Tip: Book early! The Pines is usually at full occupancy. Great restaurants within walking distance...
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Melissa J wrote a review Sept 2023
Edinburgh, United Kingdom36 contributions35 helpful votes
Absolutely delightful experience all around. Travelling for work and used to basic chains. This was way beyond hopes, so personable and quaint. It was a lovely atmosphere and the owners couldn’t have been more helpful. My train was delayed so I had called about missing check-in and they couldn’t have been kinder. The guesthouse itself was so pretty, clean, warm and all around a great place to spent time in. Cannot recommend enough!
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Date of stay: September 2023Trip type: Travelled on business
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Rob wrote a review Jul 2023
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Lovely accomodation ran by equally lovely couple. Immaculate room and excellent breakfast. Also good location with walk into town centre being 15 minutes. Also close to cathedral and only 6 miles up to Lossiemouth which is very much worth a visit. Very good value for money. Would recommend
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Date of stay: June 2023
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CallaKat wrote a review May 2023
Dunfermline, United Kingdom10 contributions12 helpful votes
Travelled up to Elgin for the MacMoray fest. Had contacted Lyn before hand to see if an earlier check in would be possible or the option to leave the car would be feasible, which was great our room was ready for us arriving - thank you Lyn :D Room 5 was lovely, great view over the garden. Room had everything you’d expect in it, including a very comfortable bed! Lovely, powerful shower too. Breakfast was delicious, preordered the night before. The pines was walking distance to cooper park, where we were headed. Wouldn’t hesitate to book here again. Thanks again
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Date of stay: April 2023
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The Westcountryman wrote a review Apr 2023
Devon, United Kingdom3 contributions2 helpful votes
There are new owners here now, and are very conscientious and eager to learn, the rooms are being refurbished as I write with a modern slant which is a good thing,not that there is anything wrong as it is an old property which has to be taken into consideration. We were in a room facing the side and honestly did not hear any traffic noise whatsoever, in fact it was all just perfect for our stay,plentiful,well cooked breakfast, thanks to Lin and Lee
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Date of stay: March 2023Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Room Tip: Plenty of free parking and wonderful breakfast makes The Pines a lace to stay and just a short...
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Charles C wrote a review Feb 2023
Greater Johannesburg, South Africa60 contributions22 helpful votes
If you're looking for a really comfortable guesthouse in Elgin, look no further. We really enjoyed our 2 night stay in this centrally located guesthouse. The accommodation was comfortable, the breakfasts excellent and the hosts - Lyn and hubby great. We were accommodated early and room 5 was excellent. Parking and access was easy. Should we be in Elgin again it will definitely be our first choice.
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Date of stay: February 2023Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Stephen B wrote a review Dec 2022
Perth, United Kingdom169 contributions107 helpful votes
We stayed for one night and the hosts were extremely helpful and pleasant. Our room was spacious, tidy and clean. This is an older building full of character. The form for breakfast pre order could be a bit more user friendly perhaps with the use of tick boxes or similar. The door of the built in wardrobe needed a tad shaved of the bottom as it was difficult to open. A pleasant place to stay in a good location, rates a 4.5
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Date of stay: December 2022
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NUMBER OF ROOMS
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Frequently Asked Questions about The Pines Guest House
Which popular attractions are close to The Pines Guest House?
Nearby attractions include Moray Motor Museum (0.7 miles), Elgin Cathedral (0.3 miles), and Johnstons of Elgin (0.3 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at The Pines Guest House?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and free parking.
What food & drink options are available at The Pines Guest House?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at The Pines Guest House?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to The Pines Guest House?
Conveniently located restaurants include Ada Turkish Restauarant, Sunninghill Hotel, and The Drouthy Cobbler.
Is The Pines Guest House located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.7 miles away from the centre of Elgin.
Are there any historical sites close to The Pines Guest House?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Spynie Palace (2.0 miles) and Lady Hill Castle (0.8 miles).