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    The Gordon Guest House

    Gordon Guest House Station Square, Ballater AB35 5QB, Scotland
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    “b b” (75 reviews)
    “balmoral room” (9 reviews)
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    Reviewed 19 June 2011

    We stayed one night in the B&B at the weekend and found it extremely good value for money. It is a historical building and the furniture and decode is extremely sympathetic to this enhancing the experience. Room was nice and clean although the bathroom could...More

    Thank AKWKirkcaldy
    Response from theo15, Owner at The Gordon Guest HouseResponded 20 June 2011

    Thank you for taking the time to post a review.We bought this Guest House in 2006 when it was masquerading as a 4 Star establishment.We started a rolling program of upgrading of each bedroom and all public areas,from re-carpeting throughout,replacing all beds,furniture etc,double glazing all...More

    Reviewed 14 June 2011

    We stayed here on our 2nd to last night of our Highlands of Scotland motorbike tour. Great central location, plenty of parking in public square opposite but our bikes were welcomed onto their private gated driveway which gave us additional security (not that you need...More

    Thank Cyberhell
    Response from theo15, Owner at The Gordon Guest HouseResponded 15 June 2011

    Thank you for your review.We are pleased you enjoyed your room and found it value for money for the rate you paid.At breakfast you let it be known that you did not normally take breakfast and did not require cereals etc. just a small portion...More

    Reviewed 14 June 2011

    This is a very nice place to stay. For whatever reason, we were upgraded - at no extra cost - to a very large room with an en-suite bathroom that was almost the same size of our entire room in Edinburgh. Amanda and Martin were...More

    Thank PaulOntario
    Response from theo15, Owner at The Gordon Guest HouseResponded 15 June 2011

    Thank you very much for your positive review.Many times we have upgraded guests to the feature room if it is still available on arrival ,especially if a standard room had been booked well in advance.Many guests appreciate the breakfasts both for the quality and attention...More

    Reviewed 12 June 2011

    We stayed here during our coast to coast mountain biking trip and found it to be the best guest house/B&B that we have stayed in. We could not fault it in any way and Martin and Amanda have just the right approach to make the...More

    Thank ashandiamo
    Response from theo15, Owner at The Gordon Guest HouseResponded 13 June 2011

    Thank you very much for your positive review.We are pleased you enjoyed your stay and were happy with your very large ensuite room and enjoyed the whirpool bath to ease your muscles after a long days mountain biking.Thank you again for your valued custom.

    Reviewed 8 June 2011

    Martin and Amanda made us feel very welcome during our recent stay, and we would heartily recommend the Gordon Guest House. The views from the Glenshee Room were excellent over Ballater and across to Lochnagar. The room was extremely comfortable and spacious. Breakfast was excellent...More

    Thank stevemahr
    Response from theo15, Owner at The Gordon Guest HouseResponded 9 June 2011

    Thank you for taking the time to post a review.We are both pleased you liked the ensuite room and you enjoyed the views from both windows.The quality and choice of breakfast are enjoyed by our guests.The Burn o' Vat has been a popular hidden gem...More

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    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • US$104 - US$106 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 5
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    Room Tips
    "there are stairs from the front door and again if a second floor room is chosen"
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    "The Balmoral and Glenshee rooms have lovely views."
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    "In the Balmoral room with views to the front and side of the building."
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    "Look no further when in Ballater"
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