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The Jays Guest House

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422 King Street, Aberdeen AB24 3BR, Scotland
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

I came to Aberdeen with a group of friends for a conference at the University and few of us stayed in Jays Guesthouse. We couldn't have made a better choice. The owners are very friendly, the rooms are nicely decorated and very clean. Breakfast was simply delicious. Would highly recommend to all.

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GeorgeJennings, Owner at The Jays Guest House, responded to this review

Hi Christina Thank you for giving us this positive review. We are so happy that you and your friends were satisfied with your stay at our 'humble abode.' It was a real pleasure having you reside with us and your happy demeanour , certainly brightened our day. All the best for your future. Regards, George and Alice. More 

Edinburgh
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48 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

I booked a double room for my daughter who needed a place near to Aberdeen University for her final exams. The owners were extremely warm and welcoming and she loved the great breakfast. The room was very comfortable for her and she would definitely recommend

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GeorgeJennings, Owner at The Jays Guest House, responded to this review

HI Thank you for taking the time to give us this positive review. We are so happy that your daughter was satisfied with her stay at The Jays and hope that she was successful in her final exams at the University. Regards Alice and George. More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015 via mobile

As an extensive traveller and someone who isn't afraid to highlight poor accommodation, I would like to point out how professional, courteous and welcoming this establishment is. From the initial phone call to book, the welcome, the service and the fantastic breakfast the whole experience was flawless. The accommodation itself was perfectly situated, clean and very well presented. I picked... More 

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GeorgeJennings, Owner at The Jays Guest House, responded to this review

Hi Alice and I are gratified that you gave us such a review. It bolsters our endeavours to make the stays of our guests both pleasurable and satisfying. Many thanks. Regards George. More 

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 via mobile

We stood at Jay guesthouse two nights and it was a very pleasant experience. Everything was extremely clean; rooms are not really big but you'd feel comfortable. Despite this is not a new house, you will find everything you need: good heating, kettle, hair dryer, a small desk for working. The owners take care of every little detail and they... More 

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GeorgeJennings, Owner at The Jays Guest House, responded to this review

Hi Marta Thank you for your review and Alice and I are pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us. Regards, George. More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

What can I say about this place other then welcome home!!!! Alice and George are friendly charming and very helpful. On arrival I met them both George first firm hand shake and then Alice it was like I had been on holiday and come back to visit the parents Alice showed me the room complimentary upgrade to a double as... More 

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GeorgeJennings, Owner at The Jays Guest House, responded to this review

Hi Pete It was kind of you to give The Jays such a fulsome review and we appreciate you taking the time to do so. When someone like yourself expresses their satisfaction with the service and facilities that we provide, it fulfills our endeavours to provide our guests with a comfortable and pleasant stay. Thank you so very much and... More 

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

The place is impeccable: clean, homey, beautifully decorated and fully furnished. Our host were always friendly and attentive. The breakfast was marvellous, best part of my day the couple of days I stayed there. Very much recommended!

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GeorgeJennings, Owner at The Jays Guest House, responded to this review

HI Nancy Thank you so very much for your positive review, as it is nice to know that our efforts are appreciated. Hope to see you again. Regards, George and Alice. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015 via mobile

Alice and George were very welcoming and friendly. I found both of them to be polite and endearing. I was particularly impressed that they knew each guests name! It was such a personalised touch! My room was spotless and very comfortable. The location was perfect for my interview at the university and it was very quiet which meant I could... More 

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GeorgeJennings, Owner at The Jays Guest House, responded to this review

Hi Ashley Thank you for your positive review and we are delighted that you enjoyed your stay in our home. Congratulations on your successful interview and would like to think that your stay with us, assisted you in some way with this endeavour. Regards George and Alice. More 

Bristol, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015 via mobile

I had to find a reasonably priced room for two nights, with less than two weeks notice. I'm very pleased that the very budget places were fully booked as this one is still very reasonably priced (I felt, and I travel a lot with work and therefore have plenty to compare it with) and certainly great value for the service... More 

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GeorgeJennings, Owner at The Jays Guest House, responded to this review

Hi Jacqui Alice and I welcome your stellar review and it was a pleasure to have you in our home, I am so glad that we were able to satisfy your dietary requirements, as we aim to please. It is also rewarding to hear that our customers appreciate our pricing criteria and that a stay at The Jays is considered... More 

London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

Stayed at the Jay's on 11/12 February 2015 whole at the SubseaUK Expo at the Aberdeen Exhibition centre. Hotels were sold out and more expensive. The location was good for me as I could walk into the town centre, and take a local bus to and from the Exhibition Centre. The very full English breakfast was cooked immediately before being... More 

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GeorgeJennings, Owner at The Jays Guest House, responded to this review

Hi Richard Thank you for taking the time to provide your positive review. I can assure you that our beds are of the highest quality and we are often complimented on them. However I do understand that personal preferences are important, so I accept your observation as just that. Regards, George. More 

Glasgow, United Kingdom
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48 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

As anyone who knows Aberdeen will appreciate, rooms are at a premium. I felt this was a little over priced £75 for a small single room bed and breakfast for one night. Anywhere else I would have expected to pay £40 to £50. On the plus side the room was very warm, extremely clean and the folk were very welcoming,... More 

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GeorgeJennings, Owner at The Jays Guest House, responded to this review

Hi Eileen Thank you for taking time to post a review and let me address some of your points. I do not understand your point regarding the tariff - but I deduce that like a lot of visitors to Aberdeen, you are not happy with the cost of accommodation in our prosperous city. I can assure you that we are... More 

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