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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
Hawkinsgal Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

my husband and I stayed here for a night away from our 2 year old. What a lovely stay it was! The area itself is so peaceful and quiet. The views are incredible and all the shops you need. Our hosts were really lovely and friendly. The rooms were immaculate and spacious and had everything we could want for a... 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 both glad that you had a memorable experience.Many other previous guests have enjoyed the Balmoral ensuite and have been pleasantly surprised with our service and quality for a reasonable cost due to both of us only working in the guest house.Thank you for your valued custom and look forward to your... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great service, and a lovely breakfast - the apple /cinnamon yoghurt and smoked salmon and cream cheese potato scones were great. The room was very comfortable - we slept very well indeed after a day on Lochnagar.

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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 comfortable stay with us after a long day climbing on lochnagar.We believe in giving our guests a good choice for breakfast including vegetarian options and catering for various dietary requirements.Thank you for your valued custom and look forward to your return. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Martin and Amanda are extremely friendly, helpful and accommodating. As a tradesman who works away 90% of the time I have stayed in many places. I have to say that The Gordon Guest house is by far the best accommodation I have stayed in in 10 years of working away from home. Hopefully one day I will end up back... 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 try to maintain our high level of quality in partnership with our Q.A. advisors to the standard required for a four star Guest House.We are very pleased you enjoyed your time with us.Thank you for your valued custom.We would be very pleased to see you again in the future. More 

Kaunas, Lithuania
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were travelling north for 2 days skiing at Glenshee. Amanda and Martin couldn't do enough for us and made us very welcome from the moment we arrived. The accommodations were wonderful, lovely and quiet. Owners were very helpful with directions and suggestions. They were so friendly and made sure we started the day with an excellent Breakfast. We are... 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.As we are a small Guest House with only five ensuite rooms and as a husband and wife team who own here, we are dedicated to provide a high level of service for our guests.We are both pleased you enjoyed your time with us in the heart of Ballater Village.Thank you... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

We travel to Ballater twice a year in order to visit our Nan. The Gordon Guest House is definitely our first choice and we always have a pleasant stay. Martin and Amanda are very knowledgeable of the local area, do a lovely breakfast and are the proud owners (rightfully so) of an impressive and well run B & B. As... More 

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

Thank you for your feedback.We both appreciate your very positive review.We are pleased we were the first choice Guest House for your return to Royal Deeside again for your four night stay.Look forward to see the three of you in August and thank you again for your valued custom. More 

Lanark, Scotland, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

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

Thank you for contributing to our total of over 300 excellent reviews in the last five years we have been with Trip Advisor.We are very pleased you all enjoyed your stay with us.Look forward to your return in the future and thanks for your valued custom. More 

Glasgow, United Kingdom
1 review
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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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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 

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6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
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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Address: Station Square, Ballater AB35 5QB, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Aberdeenshire > Ballater
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 5
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