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Reviewed 18 February 2016

We have visited this hotel twice before but this time was during Storm Gertrude when the winds hit 90 mph. Despite this and the snow and rain we got, the service was as good as ever. One morning we had a power cut at 7AM and had abandoned hope of a cooked breakfast, but it arrived on time and piping...

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DukeofGordonHotel, General Manager at Duke of Gordon Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review the Duke of Gordon Hotel and for your kind comments. Living in the Highlands we expect harsh weather and when faced with difficult situations such as a power cut, we do all we can to continue with service for our guests with as little disruption as possible. Paul & the Team

Dolgellau, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 February 2016

Excellent food apart from the final night's buffet , very friendly and helpful staff , room comfortable & warm , but had to buy slippers on the first day as the carpet was quite badly stained , and was woken at 11.20 on the Monday night by a loud drilling noise , when i rang reception i was told the...

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DukeofGordonHotel, General Manager at Duke of Gordon Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review the Duke of Gordon Hotel. I do apologise for the disruption you experienced during your visit while the kitchen extraction system was cleaned. We do our best to have all maintenance work carried out during the day but at times there are certain things that can only be done at night when...

Liverpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 February 2016

The Duke is an amazing hotel we were made welcome immediately by all the staff they could not do enough for you through out our 5 day break, the food choices were unbelievable and the quality was second to none and the Lairds buffet on the last night really finished our holiday off especially with the bagpipes being played the...

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DukeofGordonHotel, General Manager at Duke of Gordon Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review the Duke of Gordon Hotel and for your kind comments. All of the team appreciate being told that their efforts have been recognised. We will pass on your comments to the coach company for the driver and look forward to welcoming you again to the Duke. Paul & the Team

Darlington, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 February 2016

we arrived late after having a puncture outside perth but a meal was ready for us our room was clean and comfortable . the staff were superb even serving up a candle lit breakfast during a power cut a special thanks to lisa who helped us with bus timetables and points of interest in the village

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DukeofGordonHotel, General Manager at Duke of Gordon Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review the Duke of Gordon Hotel. I encourage all of the team to read the reviews and will ensure that Lisa sees your comments. we trust you had a safe and pleasant return journey. Paul & the Team

Dundee, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 February 2016

Passing through Kingussie looking for a quick something to eat, The Duke of Gordon was the 1st place we saw & was well advertised outside that food was available. The barman was very welcoming, & there was a good variety of food available. There were a few other tables in for lunch, but our snacks did not take long to...

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DukeofGordonHotel, General Manager at Duke of Gordon Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review the Duke of Gordon Hotel and for your kind comments regarding your experience in our Ghillies Rest Lounge Bar. We look forward to welcoming you again to the 'Duke' and Kingussie. Paul & the Team

Wallasey, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 February 2016

I have just returned from the Duke of Gordon hotel, we had a great time met loads nice people and have booked again next year. All the staff are lovely very helpful too, the food was amazing. We had a couple of nice couch trips out as well, going up the funicular railway was amazing, and the clans man centre...

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DukeofGordonHotel, General Manager at Duke of Gordon Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and for your kind words. We are pleased that you enjoyed your visit to Badenoch & Strathspey in this special part of the highlands. We are pleased that you will be visiting us again next year. Paul & the Team

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Reviewed 5 February 2016

this was our 2nd visit to the duke with cairngorm travel, we have only been back home 2 days and cant wait till next year to go back as we just love the hotel, the staff and the location, nothing is too much trouble and it was nice to see locals working back at the hotel. A special mention has...

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Durham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 February 2016

Stayed here for 4 nights in January on a Gairngorm Travel Coach Holiday. Congratulations to the staff, all very helpful nothing was a proble. Excellent spacious bedrrooom, large bed, wardrobe, ample supplies for tea/ coffee facilities. 4 Course eveniing meals with plenty of choice to suit everyone, must compliment on the melt in your mouth venison casserole. Breakfasts, again plenty...

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DukeofGordonHotel, General Manager at Duke of Gordon Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review the hotel and for your comments. We will ensure that Cairngorm Travel receive a copy of this review. The latest bout of storms have caused some problems to many parts of the country. We all do our best to carry on with as normal a service as possible but we appreciate your...

Cheltenham. Glos.
Reviewed 29 January 2016

We spent four days here in October 2015. Very comfortable room. An attractive and cosy hotel. Great location for touring the area. Very helpful staff. Very good breakfasts but dinners could be improved.

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Thank you for taking the time to review the Duke of Gordon Hotel and for your valued comments.

Reading, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 January 2016

Our first trip to Scotland, and by coach. For a hotel on a coach trip, this hotel stands out far, far better than one could have hoped for. The welcome was great and to arrive to find the hotel warm throughout, often the rooms are cold and you need to turn the heat on yourself. The meals were equally very...

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DukeofGordonHotel, General Manager at Duke of Gordon Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review the Duke of Gordon Hotel. We do our best to keep all of the hotel at a comfortable temperature for our guests. The hotel runs a Biomass system using woodchip from sustainable sources to provide all our heating & hot water needs and reduces our carbon footprint. We look forward to welcoming...

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  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Duke of Gordon is one of the premier privately owned hotels in the heart of the Scottish Highlands and the Cairngorm National Park,a truly unspoilt and spectacular part of the world. The hotel is one of the few highland hotels that can offer all the home comforts of a modern hotel combined with the traditional charachater and heritage of an old scottish coaching inn. The open log fire welcomes our guests into the warm and friendly enviroment that is the Duke of Gordon Hotel. ... more   less 

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Address: Newtonmore Road, Kingussie PH21 1HE, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Scottish Highlands > Badenoch and Strathspey > Kingussie
Price Range: £91 - £126 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Duke of Gordon Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 64
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