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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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87 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Just returned from a lovely 5 day break here. Originally 7 of us were going but it was reduced to 5 due to a bereavement. The hotel could not have been more helpful when we changed the booking. All of the staff were excellent throughout our stay. My partner took ill one night and needed urgent medical help. Elizabeth on... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

As far as I'm aware this hotel is owned by Cairngorm Travel. We went as a group of ladies on their Mountains and Mistletoe tour on 20/11/16. This tour was fantastic and we all really enjoyed it. We were however allocated to another hotel as they had overbooked the rooms, but this didn't spoil it for us as the 4*... More 

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DukeofGordonHotel, General Manager at Duke of Gordon Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your recent visit to the Duke of Gordon Hotel. The hotel is privately owned by the same family that own Cairngorm Travel. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your time here with us and trust you had a safe journey home. we look forward to welcoming you again in 2017. A... More 

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed for 2 nights and found a number of issues with our stay that could easily be improved; - breakfast was very bland and everything tasted the same - no hairdryer in room - bath had a large chip out of it - radiator was barely attached to the bedroom wall and was off our entire stay making the... More 

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DukeofGordonHotel, General Manager at Duke of Gordon Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review of your recent visit and for your comments. I am so sorry that you were unhappy with your stay at the hotel and for the problems you faced. I have spoken with Housekeeping and Maintenance with regard to the bedroom radiator and we have had difficulty locating the problem. I... More 

Newcastle upon Tyne England
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50 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I booked our trip to Scotland to go to the Commando Memorial at Spean Bridge. We arrived on the Sunday Duke of Gordon is a lovely clean Hotel, staff are very friendly. Food was very good, and it was lovely on the Sunday night to have the bagpipes playing as we had just gone in to dinner.... More 

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DukeofGordonHotel, General Manager at Duke of Gordon Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write your review of your recent visit. I trust your Husband is well on the road to recovery. I am sorry that on this occasion you were unable to visit the Commando Memorial at Speen Bridge but I do hope that you will visit again in the future and fulfill this dream. It... More 

Leeds, United Kingdom
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81 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

With friends we booked a 5 day holiday in Scotland, so if you like a coach holiday this is the one for you. A journey of at least 11 hours from Leeds to Scotland, we arrived to stay at the Duke of Gordon hotel at Kingussie. A hotel set in beautiful scenery. The highlight of the holiday was a murder... More 

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DukeofGordonHotel, General Manager at Duke of Gordon Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review of your recent visit. The journey can be long and arduous depending on where you are coming from but the rewards are beyond compare. The Highlands of Scotland offer unspoilt scenery and breathtaking vistas that you would be hard pushed to match. Thank you for your comments and I trust... More 

Ayr, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived the hotel on Friday 28/10/16 for a Murder Mystery weekend and from start to finish found very welcoming. The rooms were spotless and very comfortable with only downside the TV had very few channels. The meals offered a varied selection to a high standard and were very enjoyable, The breakfast on offer was excellent with a large selection... More 

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DukeofGordonHotel, General Manager at Duke of Gordon Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review of your recent visit and for your comments. This was the fist time we had hosted a murder mystery and all of the guests enjoyed the event. Following on from the success of this event we have organised another weekend event on 27 to 29 October 2017. Monty Productions will... More 

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27 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent hotel heated by its own wood chip generator. Food served at the table . Good menu each day. Rooms good size and 10/10 for cleaning. Reception excellent any problems sorted in very short time. Would go back any time. You can even get real cooked porridge each morning.

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DukeofGordonHotel, General Manager at Duke of Gordon Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review of your recent visit and for your comments. It is always nice for the team at the hotel to know that their efforts are appreciated. In addition to the Biomass Wood Fuel used to provide heat & domestic hot water for the hotel we are installing a biomass energy system... More 

Scunthorpe, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2016

Went to this hotel as part of a group travel, and I can't praise the place enough.The moment we arrived, we met by the hotel manager, and made to feel really welcome. The rooms are nice and comfortable and cleaned daily. The food is really good, from the hearty breakfast in the morning, to the 4 course evening meal. I... More 

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DukeofGordonHotel, General Manager at Duke of Gordon Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words and comments. It means a lot to all the team here to know that their efforts are appreciated. There are many fine walks in the immediate area of varying types. There is something here to suit all walkers and abilities. We look forward to your next visit. Paul & Team Duke More 

Welwyn, United Kingdom
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107 reviews
26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 2016

Tuesday lunch at the restaurant by the bar on the road side of this classic hotel on drive from Moray to Edinburgh. Convenient location just off A9. Parallel road through Aviemore avoids road works and slow traffic lights (and more attractive without lorries or turn off A9 Northbound for Kingussie. Scampi and house burger as mains were well prepared and... More 

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DukeofGordonHotel, General Manager at Duke of Gordon Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your recent visit to Ghillies Rest Lounge Bar, part of the Duke of Gordon Hotel. We hope you had a safe and pleasant onward journey. Paul & Team Duke More 

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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48 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 October 2016

We ate here tonight 15/10/16 at short notice. There were 9 of us in our party from young children to grandparents. The hotel is nice in side and the staff very friendly but not in your face type of way. There is plenty of choice on the menu to suit all tastes. Everyone enjoyed their meals which were of a... More 

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DukeofGordonHotel, General Manager at Duke of Gordon Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments and observations. I trust you had a safe and pleasant onward Journey and we look forward to looking after you again in the future. Paul & Team Duke More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Duke of Gordon is one of the premier privately owned hotels in the heart of the Scottish Highlands and the Cairngorm National Park,a truly unspoilt and spectacular part of the world. The hotel is one of the few highland hotels that can offer all the home comforts of a modern hotel combined with the traditional charachater and heritage of an old scottish coaching inn. The open log fire welcomes our guests into the warm and friendly enviroment that is the Duke of Gordon Hotel. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Duke of Gordon Hotel

Address: Newtonmore Road, Kingussie PH21 1HE, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Scottish Highlands > Badenoch and Strathspey > Kingussie
Price Range: $123 - $198 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Duke of Gordon Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 64
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Duke Of Gordon Kingussie
Duke Of Gordon Hotel Kingussie, Scotland, UK
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“Rooms at back have nice view”
 of 5 bubbles JaniceH536, 25 Nov 2016 | Read review
“We had a room that looked over the park and it was very quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles Pauline502, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“On the first floor, otherwise stairs to climb or the lift which takes only 3 people.”
 of 5 bubbles georgebE3992VX, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“1st floor is great.”
 of 5 bubbles John503982, 27 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a too overlooking the park it is quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles greedy-couple, 11 Oct 2016 | Read review
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