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The Gordon Guest House

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Centrally located Victorian Town House in Royal Deeside full of period features and completely refurbished including feature room with whirlpool bath and super king-size bed. Overlooking Old Victorian Railway Station and restaurant with car parking outside. Five beautiful walking/cycle trails start here. Many day trips in Cairngorm National Park including Balmoral Castle and Royal Lochnagar Distillery, hill walking, fishing and castle trail. Bus station and all restaurants and shops within five minute walk.
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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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63Somewhat walkable
Grade: 63 out of 100
26Restaurantswithin 0,5 km
7Attractionswithin 0,5 km
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All reviews amanda and martin balmoral room breakfast was excellent warm welcome spa bath full scottish central location perfect hosts porridge stayed one night lovely room feel very welcome ensuite bathroom first floor dining room balmoral castle a lovely stay
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Reviewed 8 October 2018

Everything about our stay was first class from the warm welcome to the excellent breakfasts and superb room. Highly recommended! The breakfast was of a very high standard and the room was spacious, comfortable and had a beautiful view.More

Thank David R
Response from theo15, Owner at The Gordon Guest HouseResponded 9 October 2018

Thank you very much for your positive opinion on your four night stay in our Balfluig en-suite room.We are pleased you liked the much biggar than normal room with large screen t.v. and electric reclining sofa for extra comfort for our guests.Yes the views out...More

Reviewed 9 September 2018

We stayed at The Gordon Guest House in Ballater as what we deemed a central location to do day trips around the North East area of Scotland. We chose this B&B based not only on its location but also on its reviews. So glad we...More

Thank Yellowknifer73
Response from theo15, Owner at The Gordon Guest HouseResponded 10 September 2018

Thank you for your excellent review of your four night stay in our Balmoral en-suite room.We are pleased you enjoyed our hospitality and our breakfast choice of cooked breakfast,smoked salmon,fresh fruits,cereals,etc which are included in the room rate here and all served,no self- service here...More

Reviewed 24 August 2018

This was my first visit to the Gordon but not my first to Ballater as I used to live there. I usually stay at the Deeside Inn but read so many great reviews on the Gordon that had to give it a try. The owners...More

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Response from theo15, Owner at The Gordon Guest HouseResponded 25 August 2018

Thank you for your review of our standard Glenshee en-suite room.Many previous guests have also liked this room with its dual aspect views and sofa as well as large t.v. and super king-size bed for extra comfort for our guests.What a pity you did not...More

Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

We have family in Ballater, so sometimes can stay with them, but when not, the Gordon is our only choice. The rooms are immaculate, the welcome is warm and heartfelt, and the breakfast is brilliant. We didn't ask for any particular extras or anything, but...More

Thank BigJulesBishopton
Response from theo15, Owner at The Gordon Guest HouseResponded 18 August 2018

Thank you for your valued repeat custom.We are pleased you liked our Balfluig en-suite room with large bathroom with whirlpool bath and separate shower.All our rooms are well appointed with all double rooms having flat screen t.v.'s,super king size beds and sofa's as standard.We are...More

Reviewed 11 August 2018

This is a lovely place to stay. It is in a great location and is a lovely old building, straight across from the refurbished station building. Martin and Amanda are excellent hosts, and you are made to feel more than welcome. The rooms are all...More

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Response from theo15, Owner at The Gordon Guest HouseResponded 11 August 2018

Thank you for your positive feedback of our large Balmoral en-suite room.We are very pleased we are still keeping up our high standards of hospitality.Thank you for your valued custom again and look forward to your return.

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"If you have difficulty with stairs mention this on booking"
17 Jun 2018
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"there are stairs from the front door and again if a second floor room is chosen"
07 Sep 2017
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"The Balmoral and Glenshee rooms have lovely views."
09 Jun 2017
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"In the Balmoral room with views to the front and side of the building."
02 Jun 2017
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US$104 - US$117 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
United KingdomScotlandBallater
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