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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 November 2010

Really enjoyed our stay here, loved the whirlpool bath! Very friendly and welcoming. Lots of lovely walks to do from here. Right opposite historic train station. Comfortable beds. Impressive recycling policy. Great idea to provide a few DVDs in the room.

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

Thank you for your positive review.We greatly appreciate your comments on our recycling and enviromental policy, we try and make all our guests aware of the need to reduce energy wastage etc.We are pleased you enjoyed your stay with us and managed a walk in the snow on one of the many waymarked routes around the village.Thank you again for...

Merseyside
Reviewed 19 November 2010

Just returned from 2 nights at The Gordon Guest House.Martin and Amanda made us very welcome.We could not fault anything,the service,food,rooms,cleanliness were all excellent.Ballater is a beautiful place, great for outdoor pursuits or just to potter about in.I would recommend this B&B to anyone .David & Ann

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

Thank you for your review.We are pleased everthing was to your liking and you enjoyed your stay in the village and surrounding Cairngorm National Park.Thank you again for your valued custom.

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 November 2010

I was made to feel very welcome, the owners were very accomadting and helpful, the breakfast was lovely (tomoto juice was on the menu - marvelous!). Ballarter is a lovely little place (shame I was working!) and the rooms are as beautiful as the country side! Very clean, lovely big bathroom! I might come back for a weekend break! Highly...

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

Thank you for posting a review.Many guests have noticed our attention to detail to make their stay very comfortable.We believe in offering our guests a good choice for breakfast and many appreciate our early start of 07.30 for breakfast if required.Most certainly hope to see you in the future.Thank you again for your valued custom.

Aberdeen
Reviewed 7 November 2010

A warm, welcoming B&B with hosts who paid great attention to detail and were extremely attentive! Balfluig Room was spacious,spotless and very comfortable - whirlpool bath was a luxurious touch! We will definitely be back! Many thanks

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

Thank you for submitting our one hundredth review in our first year with TripAdvisor.com.We offer all our guests the same warm greeting and usually this is reciprocated by our guests.We are so pleased you both enjoyed our hospitality and the clean spacious room . Look forward to your return in the future.Thank you for your valued custom.

happy trails
Reviewed 6 November 2010

the moment you step into this wonderful house it's like being transported back in time,when a true scottish welcome meant just that.unfortunately i could only stay one night....but there will be a next time.the feel good factor was spread all over my face when i was upgraded to the balfluig suite it ticked all the boxes and more.spacious clean and...

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

Thank you for taking the time to post your review.Most guests have absolutely enjoyed this very large ensuite decorated to a high quality and many simply like to stay in and relax with stunning views to Darroch Hill with its Autumn colour and down to the Historic Victorian Railway Station Museum.We are pleased our warm welcome and all the extra...

Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 November 2010

Amanda and Martin are truly lovely people and do everything in their power to ensure you have a relaxing stay. The smaller rooms are cosy and comfortable and clean. the food is excellent and the rates are very reasonable for the service you recieve from the hosts. Would definetly visit again should we travel to Ballater again. Many Thanks to...

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

Thank you very much for your positive and honest review.Most guests understand and appreciate our commitment to their enjoyment of days spent in our four star Q.A. guest house.Most guests give very positive comments on our five year improvement plan and attention to detail in the quality of finish throughout the building.We hope to be able to offer you a...

Huddersfield, UK
Reviewed 3 November 2010

We liked the location, the enormous jacuzzi bathroom in the larger room, and the owners were friendly. But the decor in the bedroom was a bit chintzy, there was a faint but persistent smell of cleaning product, the smaller room felt cramped with an attempt to shoehorn a sofa into the space and we would have preferred not to be...

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

Thank you for review and your opinion.We make no apologies for our cleaning plan that is in place and commended by guests in previous reviews.The twin is a smaller room but on single occupancy it is more than adequate.We always give all our guests no matter how late they arrive a short induction and explain the fire action notice etc....

Logrono, Spain
Reviewed 28 October 2010

excellent bed and breakfast. the room was great, the breakfast too and the staff really kind and welcoming. they upgraded us to a better room. I strongly recommend this place.

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

Thank you for taking the time to post a review.We are happy your stay with us was enjoyable.Depending on season and availability we often on a random basis upgrade guests free of charge.Thank you for your custom and we hope to see you both in Royal Deeside in the future.

Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 October 2010

We had an overnight stay 23/10/10 and just wish it could have been longer. A great location in the heart of Royal Deeside, friendly, welcoming and everything clean and fresh. Thank you to Martin and Amanda, we'll certainly be back and will recommend The Gordon to anyone lucky enough to be holidaying in Ballater.

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

Thank you for taking the time to review us.We are pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us and everything was to your liking.Hope to see you both again for a longer stay in the future.Thank you again for your valued custom.

Linlithgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 October 2010

Excellent standard of accommodation. Very clean with outstanding facilities. Amanda and Martin go out of their way to make you welcome and make your stay as memorable as possible. The service is very good and the lovely breakfast sets you up for the day.

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

Thank you very much for your review.We aim to keep our standards very high and we are both delighted when we here from our guests that we have made your stay so enjoyable.Thank you again for the feedback and your valued custom.

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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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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: $129 - $194 (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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