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Gordon Arms Hotel

Fochabers, Fochabers IV32 7DH, Scotland
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Ranked #4 of 4 Fochabers B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014
Barry H Glasgow, United Kingdom
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

We were attending a family wedding in Fochabers and the Gordon Arms had been booked in advance by my family (for my family). One look at the web-site did not inspire confidence and then a quick check on Trip Advisor was enough for me to see if there were alternatives. With no rooms elsewhere we just had to grin and... More

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Wakefield, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

The Gordon Arms was an unexpected find. It doesn't look very prepossessing from the outside but once inside the hotel is comfortable and much larger than it looks. Our rooms were well furnished, clean and tidy and the Walkers shortbread was a much appreciated extra! The food at the hotel was good and breakfast ENORMOUS! Fochabers is an interesting place... More

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48 reviews 48 reviews
25 hotel reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

What a pity that a hotel can be ruined by poor customer service. Day two of our Speyside Way walk, seven of us stayed here. After a long day we arrived cold and wet and were totally ignored for over quarter of an hour. Staff flitted about attending to a funeral party, saying 'we'll be with you soon'. Eventually we... More

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Brora, United Kingdom
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65 reviews 65 reviews
26 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2014

OK food....decor a bit tired and although they had free wifi I couldn't get connected...only went in for dinner so cannot comment on the rooms etc....but I have to put something in order to leave the review..

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10 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2013 via mobile

Stayed for one night on business the hotel is tired and would benefit from a facelift in my opinion My room was spacious enough ,but quite cold , and by the time I resolved the heating it was too late. The food was very good and decent portions and I have to recommend the McEwans 80' as a excellent pint... More

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Antwerp, Belgium
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32 reviews 32 reviews
8 hotel reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2013

We stayed in this hotel for two nights during the Dufftown Autumn Whisky Festival in September 2013. The hotel looks very nice, has a friendly staff but is very old fashioned. Even the smell is 'old fashioned'. The whisky bar is fantastic but the food in the restaurant, we made our choise from the 'today's specials', was poor ('venison casserole'... More

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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49 hotel reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2013

Very mixed! The staff at first appeared nonchalant, but with a determined effort on my part to be friendly, this was reciprocated, and this continued throughout my stay. Some areas, e.g. the bar/restaurant, were well-maintained, with carefully chosen replacement windows and some original ones. The bedroom I was in was freshly decorated and spacious, with good fixtures and fittings. The... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2013

we chose this hotel for a 1 night stay. the hotel itself was extremely dated and the staff were less than helpful. we woke up with a complete stranger lying on our floor. this was because the spare keys are kept at an unmanned reception and the front door of the hotel is left wide open all night so anyone... More

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Fife Scotland
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2013

Stayed one night for business reasons, hotel is a bit dated but staff very friendly. Food was very good although a bit slow on service, breakfast was very good. Room was spotlessly clean and fair priced. I stay in hotels regularly and would stay again. Locals were very friendly in bar areas

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Greensboro NC
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33 hotel reviews
213 helpful votes 213 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2013

We are at a loss to understand the less than favorable reviews some others have given. The room we got here was spotless and fairly priced, and the dinner we had was very good as well, as was breakfast. We spoke to several locals who eat here regularly and think highly of it. The desk and wait staff were on... More

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Address: Fochabers, Fochabers IV32 7DH, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Moray > Fochabers
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Ranked #4 of 4 B&Bs / Inns in Fochabers
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