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The Gordon Guest House

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“balmoral room”(9 reviews)
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pets Allowed
4.0 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 23 December 2017

This is a lovely guest house in the middle of Ballater. The hosts are extremely friendly and provide good guidance on the local attractions and restaurants. We had some issues with the "infrastructure" (wifi kept dropping, the radiator was either hot or cold) but overall...More

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Response from theo15, Owner at The Gordon Guest HouseResponded 24 December 2017

Thank you for your feedback on our large Balmoral ensuite room.The central heating is thermostatically controlled to the setting you have it on.Thank you for letting us know about Wi-Fi we have not had a problem in the past but will contact providers if problem...More

Reviewed 20 November 2017

Start with the most lovely, attentive and caring hosts you can imagine. Receive a warm welcome and helpful information about beautiful Ballater and beyond. Open the door to a cozy, comfortable and meticulously clean room. Begin your day with fresh, local food which is beautifully...More

Thank Carrie632017
Response from theo15, Owner at The Gordon Guest HouseResponded 22 November 2017

Thank you very much for your positive uplifting review.We are a husband and wife team and have owned our Guest House since 2006 and the two of us have worked very hard over the years upgrading the Victorian era building and continuing to offer a...More

Reviewed 5 November 2017

Very clean and pleasant place to stay in Ballater! Our hosts Martin and Amanda were extremely friendly and professional and they gave very good tips about the city and its surroundings. Breakfast was also very good. We can absolutely recommended!More

Thank Vilma T
Response from theo15, Owner at The Gordon Guest HouseResponded 6 November 2017

Thank you very much for your excellent review.We are pleased you enjoyed our hospitality.We give our guests a good choice for breakfast,from full Scottish,salmon, continental and a selection of cereals,porridge and fresh fruit salad all served to our guests in our large breakfast room with...More

Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

Excellent guest house with fantastic hosts. We were in the Glenshee room which has great views out over the main street. Martin and Amanda were extremely helpful and had thought of everything for breakfast. We highly recommend this room for the view and the king...More

Thank Michael G
Response from theo15, Owner at The Gordon Guest HouseResponded 19 October 2017

Thank you very much for review.We are husband and wife team who have been running our central 4 star Guest House since 2006 and we endeavour to make sure our guests have memorable stay with us.We are pleased you liked the en suite with super...More

Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

We were absolutely delighted with our stay here. The room was lovely with a nice view over Ballater. Every amenity was there and it was spotless. But what truly made this a 5 were the hosts. They were so kind and friendly! They were incredibly...More

Thank Sheila L
Response from theo15, Owner at The Gordon Guest HouseResponded 21 September 2017

Thank you very much for your excellent review.We welcome all our guests and show them to their room and give them a little insight of Ballater Village, guests are just not a figure on a spreadsheet for us.We believe in giving a full choice of...More

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Breakfast included
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"there are stairs from the front door and again if a second floor room is chosen"
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"The Balmoral and Glenshee rooms have lovely views."
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"In the Balmoral room with views to the front and side of the building."
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"Look no further when in Ballater"
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