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Arden House
Ranked #1 of 22 Kingussie B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Carlisle
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53 reviews
19 hotel reviews
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“First class”
Reviewed 14 June 2014

Just as good if not better than the last time we stayed. Superb rooms, great hosts. Excellent recommendation of the Silver Fiord for dinner. Looking forward to our next visit. Thanks again for the bubbly and card much appreciated.

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 30 May 2014

This B&B, just 4 years old is run very well by the friendly hosts Norry and his wife.

Bedrooms spotlessly clean. You are presented with a tick list for breakfast items the day before.

Excellent location for going on nice walks through the Highlands.

Take Norry's suggestion and eat at the nearby Silver Fiord. The food was amazing!

  • Stayed May 2014, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 28 May 2014 via mobile

Me and my friend we travel from Greece we have stopped in many hotels . Arden house it was the most friendly and cosy out off all ! I will recommend this to everyone ...

Thanks for your lovely hospitality x

Stayed May 2014, travelled with friends
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Dunfermline
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Reviewed 27 May 2014 via mobile

My wife and I visited Arden House for 2 nights on 23rd and 24th of May. We have stayed here on a few occasions and have nothing but praise for Norrie and Jenny in the way this guest house is run. There is always a friendly warm welcome accompanied by a dram. The rooms are always warm and clean with quality towels and comfortable beds. Despite having an extensive menu selection for breakfast, after my fruit or cereal I always opt for the full Scottish, cooked to perfection, while my wife loves the pancake and fruit option. If you are lucky, Nathan, the hosts young grandson, may pop in for a chat. It goes without saying Arden House will always be my first choice when staying in the area.

Stayed May 2014, travelled as a couple
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Hertford, United Kingdom
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36 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 May 2014

Not a lot to say - everything you'd expect from a good B&B, such as a clean and spacious bedroom and bathroom, comfortable bed, soft towels, good toiletries, decent breakfast with properly brewed coffee, and in addition a genuine welcome and a willingness to go a bit further than necessary (my wife's vegan, so they got in things like soya yoghurt, vegan margarine etc). And all at a decent price. I usually manage to find some small fault, even with really good places - but not here!

  • Stayed May 2014, travelled as a couple
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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 14 May 2014

We got married in Kingussie and chose to stay in Arden House for 5 days - before and after the celebration. Norrie and Jenny, our hosts, could not have been more thoughtful - from a bottle of chilled Prosecco and strawberries on our wedding day to coming to the Registry Office with us to take photo's and after to a local beauty spot, as we were on our own. The B&B itself is wonderful, we had a beautiful large room with king sized bed, en-suite bathroom with Victorian free-standing bath and the breakfasts were the best we've had! The pancakes with fresh fruit and greek yoghurt is highly recommended! The area is stunningly beautiful and there were so many spectacular local places to visit - it was the honeymoon we dreamed of! They recommended a wonderful restaurant just across the road for dinner and every day was an absolute pleasure. We can't wait to return for our anniversary holiday next year!

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  • Stayed May 2014, travelled as a couple
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Cedar Rapids, IA
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Reviewed 21 April 2014

Our hosts, Julie & John were so accommodating. We only had one evening at the Arden House, but we thoroughly enjoyed our stay. The home is lovely and the rooms are large & very comfortable. We'd had a long day hiking in Skye in 'seasonal' weather (sunny followed by wind & sleet followed by....) and the rooms were so warm and comfy. The bathroom is large and the tub luxurious. Breakfast was delicious and John provided many entertaining stories. They also have a very organized system - with hooks for each room to place our breakfast orders & signs on the tables so we knew where to sit. A terrific experience, I wish we'd had more time to stay.

  • Stayed April 2014, travelled as a couple
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Property: Arden House
Address: Arden House Newtonmore Road, Kingussie PH21 1HE, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Scottish Highlands > Badenoch and Strathspey > Kingussie
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 22 B&Bs / Inns in Kingussie
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:4 star — Arden House 4*
Number of rooms: 5
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