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The Garden Arms Hotel

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69 Main Street, Gardenstown AB45 3YP, Scotland
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The Garden Arms Hotel
Ranked #1 of 2 Gardenstown B&B and Inns
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Jasper National Park, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I arrived in Gardenstown as a solo female traveller. I was a bit worried that I'd be drinking tea and going to bed every night at 9pm, so rented a car in case I had to make a speedy getaway. That was so NOT my experience in Gardenstown, and this pub had everything to do with it. I was welcomed... More

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18 reviews 18 reviews
6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had dinner here and really enjoyed it. It is busy, so booking is essential. The Hotel is a very traditional pub. It’s very small and cosy. The staff are wonderful. It did feel as though we were guests at someone’s house. The food was great. I had the steak. My wife had a vegetarian meal which the landlady had... More

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Fellbach
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014 via mobile

When we arrived the dinners had been completely booked out for more than a week. However, we asked for a exception because of our 24th aniversary. We found a warm welcome and an extraordinary wonderful service. And then the dinner itself... It was unbelivable fantastic and we had one of our best celebrations at all. Thanks a lot for this... More

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Leamington Spa, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

A great little pub in the quaint harbour village of gardenstown, where my wife & I spent several nights, once having found it tucked away above the harbour Dave & Lynne are excellent "mine hosts" being friendly, curteous & full of good banter to make you feel most welcome in this cosy bar. We had an absolutely fantastic meal one... More

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

A group of friends sharing an evening out, glass of wine, something to eat, then an hour drive home-not the best part of the evening! Then we decided to see if our local pub was serving food. We went on Saturday to eat and it was one of the best meals we have eaten! Excellent value and beautifully cooked food.... More

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Gardenstown, United Kingdom
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

My friends and I take a meal out once a month, and we can travel up to 50 miles for something special. Little did we know we had such a fantastic cook just one street away. The food was out of this world. Dave was brilliant, explaining what there was and what may be coming up in the restaurant. Everything... More

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

We visited Gardenstown in April and booked a meal with Lynn and Dave at the Garden Arms Hotel. The welcome was very warm, the food was lovely and the service was excellent. As we were staying in self- catering accommodation in the village and were travelling by public transport, they even went to the trouble of shopping for groceries for... More

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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

We had accommodation in one of the many quaint fisherman's cottages that are for let in Gardenstown and where recommended to visit the gardens arms by the locals but recommended to call first as limited space in the restaurant ,so glad we did as Lynn and Dave and all the locals make you feel at home ,food was home cooked... More

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Penrith, United Kingdom
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47 reviews 47 reviews
10 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2013

It was our 35th wedding anniversary. We had a lovely meal beautifully cooked by Lynne. Most memorable for me was the monk fish. Last year when we stayed in Gardenstown they were fully booked all week and now we know why. So thanks Lynne and Dave and we wish you continued success.

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Dundee, United Kingdom
2 reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2013

We have just returned from our first ever trip to Gardenstown; and what a wonderful break we had! If you are lucky enough to visit this beautiful part of the world; then a visit to the Garden Arms Hotel is an absolute must. Generous, friendly, welcoming and kind are just a few words that could be used to describe Dave... More

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Address: 69 Main Street, Gardenstown AB45 3YP, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Aberdeenshire > Gardenstown
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Also Known As:
The Garden Arms Hotel Gardenstown, Scotland

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