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shrewsbury
Reviewed 16 October 2016

Room was biggest room on our entire coast to coast ride across Scotland. Paid extra for spa bath and well worth it. Breakfast was lovely and lady very friendly and helpful. Don't overlook this guest house by any means if you want quality at affordable prices and fab views of the mountains as well. Ate at the Indian on the...

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

Thank you for your positive review of our Balfluig ensuite room with whirpool bath as well as a separate shower.Many of our previous guests now know you can get an execellent stay for very good rate as we run the whole operation by ourselves and do not have too much overheads.Our website images give an accurate view of our five...

Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

From the wonderfully warm welcome, to the best set breakfast table in the morning, everything about The Gordon exemplifies what is so great about a proper Scottish B&B. Wonderful! Highly recommend this 'wee gem' on Royal Deeside James Rae

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Thank you very much for your positive excellent feedback.From your day job and spending many nights away you obviously understand the quality requirements for a 4 star Guest House and we are very pleased we surpassed your expectations.Thank you for your valued custom and look forward to seeing you again in the future.

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 October 2016

This was quite a find. We came (2 couples) to Ballater well aware of the devastation caused by last winter's floods. This guest house is outstanding, right in the heart of the town. Very large comforatble rooms, big beds and everything fully modernised and well maintained. Not an average B&B at all. Memorable breakfast with all needs catered for. And...

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

Thank you for your positive review.We have superking-size beds in four of our rooms with the option to convert to two singles in each room,all our rooms have flat screen t.v.'s and a sofa to provide extra comfort for our guests.We try and use produce from Scotland as far as possible.We are very pleased you all had a memorable time...

Reviewed 2 October 2016

An outstanding guest house in a a stunning village with charming and knowledgeable hosts - what more could you want? OK then, superb breakfasts, lovely well appointed rooms and a very reasonable price - you must be convinced by now. The Gordon really is a gem offering top quality accommodation and service. It sits right in the heart of the...

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

Thank you very much for your positive review.It was so nice to see you both again.We are delighted to hear that we are still maintaining our high standards.As you know we are a husband and wife team that do not employ other staff this enables us to provide a quality stay with breakfast included here at great value to our...

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Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

I've just spent four nights at The Gordon Guest House in Ballater! My hosts Martin and Amanda were so welcoming and couldn't do enough to make my stay as relaxing and comfortable as possible! My room was Balmoral which was very spacious with a very comfortable super king bed which meant I was fully rested for my working days ahead....

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Thank you very much for your positive review.We work very hard to keep up our high standards to ensure our guests have a memorable time with us.We are pleased you enjoyed our large Balmoral ensuite with super king-size bed and also a sofa to relax on and watch the large smart flat screen t.v .Many previous guests have also enjoyed...

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Reviewed 1 September 2016

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Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

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Reviewed 16 August 2016

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Reviewed 28 July 2016

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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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: £72 - £112 (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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“Balfluig room is a lovely big room with a great en-suite, and views of beautiful Craigendarroch hill.”
 of 5 bubbles ingridmf2017, 26 Mar 2017 | Read review
“when the station is rebuilt , a room over looking it will be interesting”
 of 5 bubbles rosst313, 6 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Balmoral room is beautiful but I thinks so are all of them”
 of 5 bubbles JAMWestSussex, 17 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Don't think you would go wrong with any of the rooms but spa bath was lovely”
 of 5 bubbles ShrewsburyJems, 16 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Our first floor room was amazing.”
 of 5 bubbles , 12 Jul 2016 | Read review
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