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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 June 8, 2010
Betsy-Neil Forres, United Kingdom
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Forres, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2010

We thoroughly enjoyed our three night stay at the Gordon Guesthouse. The Glenshee Room was spacious, very clean and comfortable. The room has dual aspect and we so enjoyed the stunning views from both windows. Amanda and Martin are excellent hosts and it was delightful to spend time in their beautiful guesthouse. The breakfasts were delicious and a great start... More 

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

Thank you very much for your valued custom.Glenshee room has a panoramic view to Lochnagar the other aspect down to the village green,many repeat guests ask for this room again.Thank you for comments on our level of service and thank you again for taking the time to post this review. More 

Royal Wootton Bassett, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2010

Amanda and Martin could not do more to make a stay in Ballater such a pleasant experience. Frome the time of arrival nothing was too much trouble and the rooms were so well presented - roomy, spotlessly clean, and with such views. At this point you may think you have said it all - but then comes breakfast. Full service... More 

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

Thank you for your comments and for choosing our guest house.We believe that guests should be looked after to high standard when here that is why we choose to serve all items at breakfast,no help yourself here.We also take great care to present the plated food we serve. Thank you again for your review. More 

Edinburgh
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2010

Martin and Amanda couldn't have been more helpful during my stay. The guest house located next to the old station and has easy parking outside. The room was large and very clean. Decor was in good condition and tasteful. Breakfasts were nicely presented with a good choice and great personal service - a marvelous start to the day. Highly recommended

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

Thank you for your kind review and custom.We are glad you had no problem with the twenty three free parking spaces outside our door and the comprehensive choice for breakfast was to your liking.For a solo traveller we offer a twin or double room for single use as we do not have a single room,fortunatly we do not charge full... More 

Willis, TX
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30 reviews 30 reviews
11 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2010

We stayed one night here while driving around Scotland. We had no predetermined destination, just arrived in Ballater about 5 PM after driving from Inverness. We were fortunate to find this B& B which is located above storefronts just across from the old train station. Many of the B& Bs had no vacancy. You have to look to find their... More 

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Durham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2010

I stayed at the Gordon Guest House with my father for a week's holiday. We also brought along two black pug dogs: having all four of us to put up with would be no easy task!! But Martin and Amanda proved to be very genial and helpful. They were very understanding and they helped our needs without any problem. The... More 

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

Thank you for taking the time to submit a review.Having dogs is no problem for us as we are both animal lovers,and the situation with walks for the dogs almost on the doorstep makes walkies easy.Many guest have commented on the whirpool bath as being a nice way to relax after a hard days walking.Thank you for special mention of... More 

Providence, Rhode Island
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2010

The Gordon Guest House hospitality was exactly what I was looking for. Martin and Amanda were fantastic! Breakfast was delicious and the guest rooms were extremely well maintained and clean. Small amenities such as in room DVDs, board games, and novels were a nice unexpected service.

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Auckland, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2010

Martin and Amanda were fabulous hosts. The Gordon Guest House is centrally located, with large rooms and large ensuite bathrooms. Rooms were wonderfully decorated and very clean. A good wholesome breakfast and fantastic personal service. Highly recommended!

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

Thank you for your review and kind comments,and of the central location overlooking the Historic Victorian Railway Station Musuem makes for a fine base for exploring Royal Deeside.We are always glad to have our standars of hygeine and cleanliness acknowledged.We take great care over the choice,presentation and service of our breakfasts,Thank you again for review. More 

Scotland
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23 reviews 23 reviews
10 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2010

Stayed here for 3 mid-week nights. Exceptional service from the outset and we were made to feel very welcome. Room was very spacious with a super king-size bed, tv and DVD player, settee in the room and wifi. Bathroom also very spacious. Room was freshly decorated, well presented and spotless. Wide variety of food for breakfast which was more than... More 

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

Thank you for your custom and valued review.The Victorians knew how to build with a fine eye for detail with ceilings over 2.6mtrs. high including the ceiling roses and ornate cornices which gives the spacious feel to the rooms.Thank you for acknowledging our commitment to our guests comfort with our four year refurbishment plan now complete.The free Wi-Fi also helps... More 

Portchester, Hampshire
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2010

I stayed here for a few nights whilst visiting my Nan just around the corner, this was my first visit but my parents second. Martin and Amanda are a wondeful host and hostess. Nothing is too much trouble, all of the room are beautifully decorated and maintained and the breakfast was perfect in a really lovely dining room overlooking the... More 

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2010

We stay there every year and have always found Amanda and Martin to be amiable ,helpful and caring hosts. Everytime we visit they've improved on the already v high standard . The rooms are huge and the breakfast delicious.

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

Thank you for your review and of course your custom over the years.We try and make our guests as comfortable as possible and the large rooms with sofa's make it feel more like a junior suite. 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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