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Old Ministers Guest House
Ranked #15 of 29 Aviemore B&B and Inns
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Hannover, Germany
Level 6 Contributor
530 reviews
119 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 175 helpful votes
“Visit to Aviemore”
Reviewed August 8, 2012

What a wonderful well appointed well furnished friendly B & B. The bedrooms area very generous size with great bathroom facility the use of special bathroom soaps and shampoos is a very nice touch. The whole trip was rounded off with a spectacular breakfast. The situation of this B & B is excellent for touring the Cairngorms National Park.

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  • Stayed July 2012, traveled as a couple
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51 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed August 6, 2012

We totally agree with everything that other reviews say about the excellence of this lovely B&B.
Even our elderly labrador was made welcome and several members of our family thoroughly enjoyed a two night stay whilst the others stayed on the nearby campsite. There were 16 of us in total including 8 children, so a huge thank you Shelagh for cooking a celebratory meal for us one evening. The setting, the meal, the wines and the spectacular sticky toffee pudding were a triumph, not to be forgotten. We look foward to returning as a couple one day.

  • Stayed July 2012, traveled with family
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Bishops Stortford, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
17 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed July 16, 2012 via mobile

A very friendly and welcoming B&B where nothing is too much trouble for Shelagh, be that providing weather forecast print outs, arranging activities or advice and booking places to eat. Accommodation is superb and all food is home made and ingredients locally sourced. Shelagh has already upgraded the accommodation and decor in the public rooms to a very high standard and next on the list are the bedrooms which although very comfortable she plans to upgrade to the same high standard. Little personal touches include the sherry in your room, great tea and coffee making facilities and extensive toiletry range. A real Highland gem!

Stayed July 2012, traveled with family
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Valletta, Malta
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed June 28, 2012

A really great place to stay. The guesthouse is furnished in a pretty country style, very clean, very cosy. The breakfast is really delicious and a lot of the food is self made. If you stay in that area, the Old Minister's House is a must.

  • Stayed June 2012, traveled with family
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ST HELENS
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed June 20, 2012

We stayed at the guest house at the end of May 2012 for 2 nights but wish it could have been longer! The entrance hall is really stunning and I knew straight away that the house was going to be special. The bedroom was very spacious with a lovely bathroom, all imacuately clean, Sheelagh, the owner only took over the property last year and has already refurbished the resident's lounge which was very comfortable and stylish and also the dining room. Breakfast was fantastic with lots of choice and Sheelagh's attention to detail shone through. From the dining room window we could see many birds on the feeders, including a lesser spotted woodpecker. The guest house is in a great location, right on the main road to Loch Morlich, but it is very quiet and peaceful inside. Sheelagh was very friendly and helpful and even offered to give us a lift in her car to the start of a nearby walk. The guest house is excellent value for money and we hope to return again in the not too distant future.

  • Stayed May 2012, traveled as a couple
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed June 13, 2012

Love the location, love the house.
Large, clean comfortable room in quiet location convenient for Aviemore and Glenmore and the Cairngorms.

Breakfast was great, plentiful and tasty, with our hostess wrapping up flapjacks and cake for snacks during cycling. She was also very helpful about booking dinner reservations. Nothing was too much trouble.

  • Stayed June 2012, traveled as a couple
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shetland
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23 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed May 24, 2012

A beautiful house in a lovely quiet spot but still convenient to Aviemore. Lovely hostess who was very helpful and friendly.Rooms excellant and importantly there was a bath which you really need after a long walk.Rooms had everything,variety of teas and coffees. Beds very comfortable. lovely guest lounge with wood burning stove.

  • Stayed May 2012, traveled with friends
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Property: Old Ministers Guest House
Address: Rothiemurcus | Inverdruie, Aviemore PH22 1QH, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Scottish Highlands > Aviemore and the Cairngorms > Aviemore
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking
Hotel Style:
Ranked #15 of 29 B&Bs / Inns in Aviemore
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 5
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
UNDER NEW MANAGEMENT FROM 01 JUL 17 Friendly service with a smile The Old Ministers House is located at the foot of the Cairngorms and in the heart of the Rothiemurchus Estate. The Guest House is beautifully decorated and exceptionally comfortable. For guests comfort, you will find in the sitting room - an honesty bar, log burning stove, an i-pad, dvd libary, free wi-fi and many more extras. In the bedrooms, there are slippers and gowns, a selection of teas, coffee and fresh milk and most importantly ... Sherry ! Packed lunch is available by prior arrangement. Sports equipment can be safely stored and wet clothes can be dried. ... more   less 
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