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The Gordon Guest House

Station Square, Ballater AB35 5QB, Scotland
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The Gordon Guest House
Ranked #1 of 19 Ballater B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Sheffield
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

We stayed here after arriving in ballater, and our original hotel was not what we had expected! As we were walking around ballater trying to find somewhere to stay,y husband googled and found this on his phone! They couldn't have been more helpful. It was a lovely place to stay, the rooms were lovely, the breakfast was fabulous and, after... More

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

Thank you for your positive review.We are pleased you enjoyed our recently refurbished Balfluig ensuite room with whirlpool bath.Most guests have fully appreciated our high standards in hospitality,cleanliness and quality and appearance of ensuite rooms.Previous guests have also discovered you can get a four star quality Guest House which has had the same T.A. ranking since 2010 at a reasonable... More

Aberdeenshire, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2014

Fabulous choices on your door step cycling hiking walking don't even have to use your car again once your there lively pubs nearby or stay in room as it's very spacious and comfortable with great bathroom with jacuzzi owners can't do enough for you will definitely be back Derek Grant

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

Thank you for your positive review.We are both pleased you enjoyed your stay with us in our Balfluig room with super king-size bed,reclining sofa and of course the large ensuite with whirpool bath and separate shower.We are in the heart of the village close to all amenities and across from the unique Victorian Railway Station Museum.Thank you for your valued... More

Melbourne, Australia
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18 reviews 18 reviews
17 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2013

Located in the centre of Ballater, just across the square from the old railway station. The host and hostess were extremely friendly and informative. Our rooms were neat, clean, spacious, comfortable, well-appointed and with great views. A delicious, substantial breakfast (with menu choices) was served in a wonderful dining room with quality furnishings and decor, and the table setting and... More

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

Thank you for taking the time to post your positive review.We offer a good choice of cooked breakfast,continental and also smoked salmon along with a large choice of cereals,fresh fruit salad and of course porridge made in the traditional way.All our rooms are ensuite with four having super king-size beds and double sofa's for our guests comfort.Our location is in... More

malta
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2013

Really enjoyed staying at the Gordon Guest house. Dont let the front deceive you.. this place is truly large! It was only for one night but the place is such a little gem. We had a double and a twin room - both were extremely spacious! The double was massive - it was extremely well decorated and had a gorgeous... More

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

Thank you for posting your review.We are both pleased you enjoyed your large ensuite rooms and enjoyed the super king-size bed in the Balfluig room and liked the whirlpool bath in the large bathroom.Thank you for comments on breakfast room many previous guests have enjoyed this large room with its three windows offering different views of the village.Please note you... More

hever
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2013

I spend 2 nights at Gordon guesthouse and enjoyed it very much. Very friendly staff, nice rooms, excellent breakfast. In my room I could see Craigendarroch hill from one window and Lochnagar from another, splendid views !

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

Thank you for your feedback on your stay in our Guest House.We are pleased you enjoyed the very large family ensuite room on single occupancy which has two double glazed windows with such nice views despite being in the centre of the village and close to all amenities.Thank you for your custom. More

Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2013

We stayed for 2 nights and had a lovely time. We were greeted warmly by our friendly hosts, even a blanket and biscuits on the floor in the room for our dog. The room was very spacious with fantastic views from the windows. Clean, comfortable and excellent facilities. To top it off a great breakfast! We plan to visit again.

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

Thank you for your positive review.We have listened to our guests feedback over the years and maintain a high standard of hospitality to all our visitors including our four legged ones.At this time of year the views from the rooms are stunning with the Autumn colours.We are well placed in the heart of the village and only 50 mtrs. from... More

UK
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37 reviews 37 reviews
12 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

We booked a two night stay at The Gordon Guest House. As soon as we entered the house and climbed the staircase we knew we had come to a wonderful accommodation. Its truly the best ever Bed and Breakfast we have stayed in. We were greeted warmly by Amanda who explained everything to us and gave suggestions for dinner. Our... More

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

Thank you for your positive review.As we are the owners of our five bedded Guest House and not a large operation employing staff we can offer a more friendly and informative stay as we try to ensure our guests will return to us again.We have a very reasonable tarrif for the services on offer and also include breakfast choices within... More

Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

We had a wonderful 2 night stay in the Gordon Guesthouse. The Balfluig room is massive - bigger than many hotel rooms I've stayed in. There are lovely views over the old and historic railway staion to Craigendarroch Hill. The superking bed is very comfortable - best night's sleep I'd had in years. The bathroom has a powerful shower, and... More

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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.Many previous guests have also enjoyed the Balfluig ensuite room with views down to the quaint wooden clad Victorian Railway Station Museum and the ever changing colours on the wooded Darroch Hill.The new electric reclining settee is also proving popular.Thank you for your kind comments on breakfast choice and quality.Thank you... More

portland oregon
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2013

We stayed for two nights at the Gordon Guest House in Ballater, Scotland. Amanda and Marty are great hosts helping you find what you want to see and offering wonderful suggestions. Because of Amanda's knowledge of the village and surrounding area, we saw the Queen when she went to church. The rooms at the guest house are very spacious and... More

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

Thank you for your review and your opinion of your time spent in our Guest House.Many previous guests have also enjoyed our hospitality and our selection of food available for breakfast.The breakfast room has three windows all on different aspects and we endeavour to give guests one of the three window tables.Thank you for your custom. More

Aberdeen, Scotland, United Kingdom
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2013

Stayed here for the second time in six months and everything thing was perfect once again. They were able to cater for 2 different dietary requirements and we are helpful and friendly in suggesting various restaurants etc for dinner and for various activities and walks to do around the area. Could not have asked for a better stay. Will definitely... More

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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 both pleased you enjoyed your stay with us again .We have no problem catering for different diet options and it was so helpful to know in advance to give you both the best choices.We inform of our guests of what there is to see and do in Royal Deeside... More

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Also Known As:
The Gordon Guest House Ballater, Scotland
Address: Station Square, Ballater AB35 5QB, Scotland
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Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Aberdeenshire > Ballater
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 19 B&Bs / Inns in Ballater
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
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 

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