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Arden House
Ranked #1 of 22 Kingussie B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
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“Great Find”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 26, 2012

We have just visited this fantastic B and B. The hosts were absolutely brilliant(we were welcomed with a wee dram of the golden fire) and led to a really nice room upstairs to the front of the property. Spotlessly clean, spacious and well equipped, our every whim was catered for. Norri and Wendy are the perfect hosts. This place comes very high recommended and we would definitely return.

  • Stayed August 2012, traveled with friends
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 9, 2012

We stayed here for 4 nights, the room was very comfortable and clean. The owners were very friendly and helpful. Breakfasts good, and in reasonable distance to good pubs and attractions in the Caingorms region. All in all we would highly recommend the B&B.

  • Stayed August 2012, traveled as a couple
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 30, 2012

Look no further than Arden House when deciding on a place to stay in the Kingussie area.
We had an enjoyable one night stay last year and looked forward to returning this year with more members of our family for a golf competition. We occupied the four rooms on the top floor and everyone was delighted with their two night stay - "home from home".
Norrie and Jenny are the perfect hosts - from the warm welcome through to the end of our stay nothing was too much trouble for them. The rooms are spotlessly clean and very comfortable and the breakfast choices are excellent. It goes without saying this will be our base for future visits to this area. Thanks Norrie and Jenny.

  • Stayed July 2012, traveled with family
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Preston, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 29, 2012

This was our second visit to Arden House but this time we had a extra little ( I say little, more along the lines of a mini Rugby player ) bundle of joy, our four month old baby boy Percy. So the question is would Norrie and Jenny off Arden House cope???? Answer.... Of course!!! Nothing changes here, no matter what you throw at Norrie and Jenny they respond, come back with answers.... Customer service A class, top notch. Norrie and Jenny make everything perfect and as stress free as humanly possible. We stayed in the newly decorated Dalwinne room, which is a perfect room for a family of four. ( yes we have another bundle of joy, Daisy. This bundle is more like a nine year old cheeky monkey!!) Stay here if you want to be looked after in the Highlands, it's a simple choice.... Arden House!!!

  • Stayed July 2012, traveled with family
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Canterbury, Uk
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 18, 2012

We loved our first night there so much we changed plans and stayed again two nights later!!
It is convenient for the Highlands as well as Speyside for the distillery adventures. It is also near Aviemore if you visit in the ski season.
The rooms are large, beautifully decorated, spotless, and there is plenty of room around the 6ft bed for the sofas and chairs for a comfortable stay. Our bathroom would have looked good in a five star private hotel. Simply huge.
Good WiFi service free. Advice helpful on local food and attractions walks etc if needed.
I loved the breakfast. The fresh fruit salad....just so.
The owners (Norrie And Jenny) were the most friendly we have ever met. We would love to go again.
Quite simply it is the best B+B i have stayed in. This place sets a very high standard for others to strive for.

  • Stayed June 2012, traveled as a couple
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 18, 2012

The owners of this B&B were the most welcomimg I have come across in our tour of Scotland. The couple bubbled with enthusiasm, and the wee dram as a welcome was the icing on the cake.
The room was gorgeous, comfy bed and armchairs, I realy wanted to wrap the whole room up and put it in my car to take home.
The breakfast the next day was again wonderful, I had the smoked salmom and scrambled egg, and Norey, mixing them together, gave the salmon a new and better flavour. I would recommend this establishment to anyone.

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  • Stayed May 2012, traveled as a couple
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 3, 2012

norrie and jenny very friendly couple made our stay a wonderful experience, with advice about places to see,eat and drink, a 5 star full cooked scottish breakfast with option of fresh fruit yoghurt and much more, very comfortable clean rooms and impressive ensuite, would highly recommend anyone wanting to stay around the cairngorm national park and highlands to stay at this lovely place, thank you for our warm welcome and making our 2nd road trip to scotland complete we hope to see you again sometime in the future all best many thanks Fiona and Aaron :)

  • Stayed June 2012, traveled as a couple
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Property: Arden House
Address: Arden House Newtonmore Road, Kingussie PH21 1HE, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Scottish Highlands > Aviemore and the Cairngorms > Kingussie
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Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking
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Ranked #1 of 22 B&Bs / Inns in Kingussie
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Arden House 4*
Number of rooms: 5
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