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The Jays Guest House

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4.0 of 5
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422 King Street, Aberdeen AB24 3BR, Scotland
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Rating summary
  • 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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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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 4 weeks ago 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
Senior Contributor
41 reviews 41 reviews
16 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 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 

Basel, Switzerland
Top Contributor
72 reviews 72 reviews
18 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

I spent 2 nights here while on a workshop and initially turned to guest houses because hotels were either booked or too expensive - and am really glad about having made this choice. Location was ideal as I had to be at the university library (a nice 15 minute walk), rooms are cosy, wifi connection was perfect, the bed was... More 

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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 such a positive review. It is always satisfying to receive such reviews and we hope to see you the next time you have to attend the University. Merry Xmas George and Alice. More 

Dronfield, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

Stayed on 18/19th November, great place to stay with ample parking. Alice & George Jennings were extremely friendly and accommodating. Room was spotless and superb scottish breakfast. Would stay again.

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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 a review. It is always heartening to know that a guest has enjoyed their stay with us. Regards George and Alice. More 

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56 reviews 56 reviews
47 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Typical Aberdeen b&b and a good place to stay with decent parking..... advertised as en-suite but they are not but you do have individual bathrooms but not connected to your room they are totally separate.... breakfast was good and decent sausages not like some places that use cheap stuff.......

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

Hi Thanks for taking time to post a review, but a more accurate one would have been helpful. Your statement - 'advertised as en-suite but they are not.' - is totally inaccurate. If you view our web site you will see that we advertise that we have 10 rooms - 8 of which are EN-SUITE and 2 that have private... More 

Clitheroe, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

This was the 2nd time I've stayed at The Jays and I meant to write a review then but it slipped my mind. I've just stayed at The Jays for the last 3 nights and just as last time it was a very pleasant experience. Alice and George are lovely people and couldn't do more to make your stay a... More 

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

Hi Chris Thank you for your positive review and we are glad that you enjoyed the varied breakfasts. We endeavour to give our guests a taste of the local cuisine, which of course being Aberdeen, has to include fish. Hope to see you again soon. Regards, George and Alice. More 

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