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Station Square, Ballater AB35 5QB, Scotland
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The Gordon Guest House
Ranked #2 of 18 Ballater B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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St. Albert, Canada
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Gordon Guest House - beautiful room, comfortable, clean and spacious! Food was excellent and the hosts Martin and Amand were friendly and very helpful. We highly recommend this guest house. Feel very fortunate to have been able to stay here.

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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 are both pleased you had a memorable time in our Guest House.Some guests have been disappointed in the past by not booking early to secure the choice of ensuite room most suitable to their needs.Thank you for your valued custom and hope to see you in the future. More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed for three nights in the balfluig room. Spacious, with everything you could possibly ask for. The owners Martin and Amanda make you feel right at home. Breakfast was lovely and so was the breakfast room. Highly recommended! Pia and Tomas/Sweden

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

Thank you very much for your positive review.Many guests like this large ensuite room with super king-size bed,electric reclining sofa and large flat screen smart T.V. to relax in after busy days exploring Royal Deeside and surrounding areas especially if they are staying a few nights.Thank you for your valued custom and look forward to your future return. More

Haddington, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 via mobile

An excellent weekends stay at the Gorden Guesthouse in Ballater. As soon as walk in from the front door a warm welcome awaits you. We stayed in the Balmoral room, so cosy and comfortable, with great views. Martin and Amanda are great hosts providing both information and local knowledge. Martin's full Scottish breakfasts gave you a great start for the... More

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

Thank you very much for your positive review.We are pleased you enjoyed your few nights stay in our Victorian era guest house.We offer a good selection for breakfasts and glad you thoroughly enjoyed yours for busy days exploring in Royal Deeside.We maintain high standards from hospitality,cleaning and general maintenance with year on year improvements still on going to enhance our... More

Newburgh England
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21 reviews 21 reviews
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

After arriving v early on Friday morning at about 10am we were greeted by Martin who v kindly said we could access our room immediately as it was ready. Having had a very early morning start this was much appreciated and quite unexpected. We stayed in the Balfluig suite which was lovely, nicely furnished and large too with plenty of... 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 liked this room and our hospitality.As we are a husband and wife team and do not have large overheads like larger places we can offer a competitive rate as like yourselves many stay for longer than one night.Many guests use us as a base for touring... More

Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

We loved our two day stay at the Gordon Guest House in Ballater. We visited last month (July 2014) on our way to our family (Clan) Castle, Drum Castle which is a short drive from Ballater. Our family of five rented two spacious, clean comfortable rooms with spectacular views of the mountains and the Victorian train station. We were warmly... More

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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 all had such memorable time in our Victorian era Guest House in the heart of the village of Ballater.Many previous guests have also enjoyed our hospitality and have returned several times our the years a strong indicative of our quality and service standards for all our customers.Thank you for your... More

north carolina
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104 reviews 104 reviews
83 hotel reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Don't be fooled by the center of village location in what looks like a commercial building. When you go inside you will know you are in a 4 star B&B. Nice entrance hall and steps and nice large well decorated rooms. Great accommodations for the money. Wonderful breakfast, comfortable clean room.

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

Thank you for your review.We are both pleased you enjoyed your one night stay with us in our large Victorian Townhouse that was built around 1856.Many previous guests have been very happy with our charges and realise that paying more with other providers does not necessarily mean better.We have an online video of our guest house that has proved very... More

Dundee, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

We have just had our annual stay at The Gordon Guest House. This was our ninth visit, also other members of our family were staying here for the first time. They were all very impressed with everything about The Gordon! As always, the rooms were spotless and extremely comfortable. We had the Balmoral room which is very spacious and has... 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 wonderful review.As you both know from your first visit in 2006 we have steadily been re-investing year on year and we are both very pleased you still enjoy our hospitality and attention to detail and of course all the extra added special touches which have been greatly appreciated by many also... More

Sheffield, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

We've just returned from a weekend stay at the Gordon Guest House, and we have had a lovely time. We stayed in the Balfluig room, which is big with a spacious ensuite and a lovely bath. The breakfasts were fantastic, and the service very friendly! We would recommend going there to anyone capable of using stairs (the rooms begin on... 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.The Balfluig room with its super king-size bed,electric reclining sofa and now with a smart T.V. and all the normal little touches from bath robes and bath sheets etc. make this a very popular room and most guests have to book very early to get the room of their choice.The most... More

Placerville, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

Our time at the Gordon Guest House was the highlight of our trip to the UK. Everything was wonderful. Comfortable pretty rooms, warm helpful hosts, and the absolutely best breakfasts we had during our 2-week vacation that started in London and ended in the Highlands. You cannot go wrong staying at the Gordon Guest House! There is so much to... 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 pleased you enjoyed your stay in our Victorian era large townhouse.As we both come from the North East of Scotland we can pass on our local knowledge to our guests to enhance their experience in Royal Deeside.It was such a pleasure having guests that respected and understood other guests... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

GGH is ideally located in quaint Ballater easy walking to good restaurants and shops. The rooms are on the 2nd and 3rd fl so if stairs are an issue for you be advised. However owners Amanda and Martin are incredibly accommodating with luggage help, friendly advice and wonderful service. Amanda suggested we see Craigivar Castle which was a gem we... 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 review of your actual stay with us.Please note we do not have a third floor in our building,just 1st and 2nd.Very few past guests have had a problem with the stairs and are usually well aware due to our video and still photo's of the outside of the building or simply... More

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Address: Station Square, Ballater AB35 5QB, Scotland
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Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Aberdeenshire > Ballater
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 5
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The Gordon Guest House Ballater, Scotland

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