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Southbank Guest House

36 Academy St | Moray, Elgin IV30 1LP, Scotland
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Perth, Western Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is the second time I've stayed at the Southbank Guest House. We chose it the first time because it was a central location for travelling to distilleries in the Speyside area. The place has had a facelift since my last visit two years ago. Modern without being over the top. It has a cosy, family atmosphere. Breakfast is filling... More 

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Kirkwall, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Really helpful freindly staff, lovely breakfast in a morning, great location, would come back again. Stayed in a single room with ensuite room was clean and met all my needs. Parking onsite if you need it.

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Perth
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

I booked here last minute and paid £70 for a double room for one night, including breakfast. Given the price I didn't expect much but I was pleasantly surprised. We were given a family room which was very big and pleasantly decorated in neutral colours, although simple. The room and bathroom were very clean. The bathroom had a little damp... More 

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Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

We paid a lot for an attic chamber but the beds were lovely and clean and we had a modern "looking" bathroom. Unlimited hot water and good wifi in the room. Breakfast was very extensive with lots of fruit but maybe this was because it was a Sunday morning? Within walking distance (+/- 5 minutes) from the city center.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

When you write a review about a guest house you must remember that this is someone's home or business. The Southbank Guest House is a typical stone built house in a sought after area of Elgin within short walking distance of the town centre suited for everyone disabled or not. The house itself has an annexe attached with 3 bedrooms... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

Exellent position in Elgin, both near the Railway Station and the Town Centre. Isabel Malcolm and the staff were very friendly. The bathroom and bedroom were both modern and clean and had all the facilities that we required for our trip. We checked before we arrived to ascertain if we had to bring our own hairdryer and were informed that... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

Trying to find an excuse to go back! Lovely place right down the road from shops and main town. Lovely lovely owner isobel and neice katrina who were very welcoming and knowledgable about the history and area. Tasty breakfast and nothing too much trouble- breakfast by 9 so a bit early really but this was the only thing.Original room in... More 

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Berkhamsted, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

On a cold wet rainy day when looking for a place to stay for one night we came across the South Bank guest house. Friendly,warm and welcoming. Central Elgin with two minute walk to the High St. A great plus was that we could park our camper van in they back of house car park. Excellent Full Scottish breakfast included... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

What a brilliant welcoming experience, I stayed at Southbank Guest house evening of 6th Oct, I travel allot and most often on my own for business, Isobell welcomed me into her Guest House as if I were a member of the family, truly warming experience. I would highly recommend this guesthouse if you are in the area. Kindest regards Kirsty

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Victoria, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

This guesthouse is close to the town center, has large rooms, is very clean and includes a good breakfast. WIFI included. Our hostess was friendly and very helpful. An excellent place to stop while touring the Speyside whisky distilleries. Walking distance from the train station.

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