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The Gordon Guest House

Station Square, Ballater AB35 5QB, Scotland
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Ranked #1 of 16 Ballater B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
William M Lanark, Scotland, United Kingdom
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Lanark, Scotland, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great wee guest house. Clean, comfortable and homely. The owners are pleasant and the decor is impressive, the whole place is kept to a very high standard. You get the mod cons too, wifi, smart TV's etc. The breakfast was also excellent. The rates are great value for what is a class above the usual small guest... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

The owners are friendly, welcoming and helpful and the accommodation is well appointed, cared for and comfortable. The location is ideal and the breakfast excellent. Great value and highly recommended.

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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.Thank you for your valued custom and look forward to your return. More 

Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

We are a Group of 12 golfers and stayed here again in September 2014 and it was excellent as it has been in all our visits before. The rooms were spacious and clean and the breakfast was first class. Location is also very good too right in the heart of Ballater. I wouldn't hesitate to recommend this lovely Guest House... More 

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

Thank you for your positive feedback.Very pleased you are still enjoying your week-end stay after so many years of using our central Guest House.Thank you for your continued custom and look forward to seeing you all in the future. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

I have stayed here several times, as I have Grandparents to visit nearby. Have always found it to be a really nice place to stay, in the centre of Ballater, so walking distance to local bars/restaurants/shops, and the bike hire place right opposite. It has great décor, lovely helpful and welcoming hosts, delicious Scottish breakfasts to wake up to each... More 

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

Thank you very much for your kind feed-back.We are very pleased you enjoyed your stay with us again and you liked your large individually decorated ensuite room.Our breakfast choice is quite large and also takes in the needs of guests with particular dietary requirements.Thank you for your valued custom and look forward to your return. More 

St. Albert, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

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 September 23, 2014

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
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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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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 

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55 helpful votes 55 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 

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Address: Station Square, Ballater AB35 5QB, Scotland
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Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Aberdeenshire > Ballater
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Number of rooms: 5
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