We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
3/12/2017 4/12/2017
    There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
    • {providername} {price}
    {providername} {price}
      {listitems}
    {sold_out_text}
    We can't find prices for this accommodation
    From {rate_price} {rate_periodicity}

    The Gordon Guest House

    Gordon Guest House Station Square, Ballater AB35 5QB, Scotland
    Save
    Lowest prices for your stay
    3/12/2017 4/12/2017
    Traveller (63)
    Room & Suite (20)
    Dining (8)
    Darroch Learg
    65 reviews
    #4 of 4 hotels in Ballater
     
    Deeside Inn
    644 reviews
    #2 of 4 hotels in Ballater
     
    The Invercauld Arms Hotel
    560 reviews
    #3 of 3 hotels in Braemar
     
    Hilton Grand Vacations at Craigendarroch Suites
    630 reviews
    #1 of 4 hotels in Ballater
     
    Overview
    • Excellent88%
    • Very good10%
    • Average1%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible0%
    Travellers talk about
    “b b” (75 reviews)
    “balmoral room” (9 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Pets Allowed
    Pool
    Restaurant
    Room Service
    4.0 Star Hotel
    All hotel details
    {"scriptFlags":null,"containerAttributes":null,"containerClass":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","moduleList":["handlers"]}}
    Darroch Learg
    65 reviews
    #4 of 4 hotels in Ballater
     
    Deeside Inn
    644 reviews
    #2 of 4 hotels in Ballater
     
    The Invercauld Arms Hotel
    560 reviews
    #3 of 3 hotels in Braemar
     
    Hilton Grand Vacations at Craigendarroch Suites
    630 reviews
    #1 of 4 hotels in Ballater
     
    Rooms
    3 Dec4 Dec
    |
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
    Standard Room

    Getting you more information on this room

    Free Cancellation
    Select
    Show Available Rooms
    Sorry, this partner no longer has rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please visit one of our 0 partner sites to see rooms from .
    We're sorry, there are no rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please change your dates, or view all Ballater hotels with availability
    Standard Room

    Getting you more information on this room

    Free Cancellation
    Select
    {"BOOKING_FEATURES": ["IB_PRICES_OUTSIDE_ROOM_BUTTON","IB_STREAMLINED_SELECTED_ROOM","IB_SHOW_EMAIL_FOR_INSECURE_LOGIN","VISA_SPONSORSHIP_WEB","IB_EXIT_INTERRUPTER","RCMS_INLINE_ROOM_GRID_MAX_OCC","IB_SHOW_AMENITIES_AS_ICONS","IB_POST_BOOKING_LOGIN","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS","IB_IRG_MATCH_META","META_AIR","CHILDREN_SEARCH","IB_INLINE_ROOM_GRID","ATTRACTIONS_REMOVE_PAYMENT_ADDRESS_FIELDS","IB_TIME_OF_STAY_PAYMENT_TYPES_V3","IB_DW_CCNAME_WITH_AUTOCOMPLETE","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS_MOBILE","IBEX_HIGH_EQUITY_BRANDING","IB_PRICE_WINS_POST_TX","IB_BOOKNOW_CLEAN_WITH_ICON_SHORT_BTN","IB_BOOKING_FORM_FAVICON","STORED_CARDS","IB_PRICE_WINS_COPY","IB_URGENCY_BLOCK"] , "IMPRESSION_KEY": "e0243e20bd8145bfbc82e75dd14e8c4b", "roomSelectionModel": {"partnerInfos":[],"multiplePartners":false,"polling":{"locationId":1555007,"bookingSessionId":null,"detailedAvailabilityKey":null,"commerceContentIds":[],"additionalContentIds":[],"pollCount":0,"checkin":{"day":3,"month":12,"year":2017},"checkout":{"day":4,"month":12,"year":2017},"adults":2,"child_rm_ages":"","rooms":1,"display_rooms":300,"entryPrice":-1,"entryCurrency":"USD","complete":false,"formKey":"","showAllRooms":true,"genNewBookingSessionId":false,"winningProviderAtClick":"","selectedRoomKey":"","impressionKey":"e0243e20bd8145bfbc82e75dd14e8c4b","navArea":null,"referringServlet":"Hotel_Review","highestMetaPrice":0,"lowestMetaPrice":0,"additionalPartner":false,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":0,"roomsToVerify":[],"clazz":null},"summary":null,"unavailable":true,"metaOffers":[],"mismatchCheckModel":null,"totalMediaCount":0,"hotelPhotos":[],"noticeHeaderMessage":null,"moreProviders":null,"lowestPricePartner":null,"showAllRooms":true,"isMetaCheaper":false,"isBookingLessThanOrEqualToMeta":null,"avgHistoricalPrice":0.0,"avgHistoricalDisplayPrice":null,"expressBookState":{"hasFullTravelerInfo":false,"hasReducedBillingInfo":false,"hasFullBillingInfo":false},"highestMetaPrice":-1,"lowestMetaPrice":-1,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":-1,"hotelName":"The Gordon Guest House","hasSpecialTimeOfStayTaxes":false,"trackingTree":null,"trackingTreeId":null,"showPriceHoverTooltip":false,"trackingContext":"eyJzdGF0ZSI6IkhPVEVMX0FVQ1RJT04iLCJwIjoiSFJfTWFpbkNvbW1lcmNlIiwiaWRzIjp7IkJGSyI6ImUwMjQzZTIwYmQ4MTQ1YmZiYzgyZTc1ZGQxNGU4YzRiIiwiQUlLIjoiMzBkY2RjODE3Njk4NDA4MGFiYTk0NmMyOWQ3MmM2MTgifSwiZW50cnlTZXJ2bGV0IjoiSG90ZWxfUmV2aWV3In0=","cheaperPricesExist":false,"enableLPF":false,"priceDropPercent":0,"canExpandRooms":false,"expandRoomsToAllPartners":false,"roomSelectionKey":null,"useSupplierDirectTreatment":false,"isSupplierDirect":false,"showProviderSeparator":false,"clazz":null,"isPriceDrawerEnabled":false,"seeMoreMessage":null,"seeMoreIFrameMessage":null,"isPricelineCom":false,"isMetaMarketingLandOnBookingFormEnabled":false}, "ibAvailability": false, "metaAvailability": false, "topOfferIsIB": false, "numHacTries": -1, "checkIn": "03/12/2017", "checkOut": "04/12/2017", "lowestPrice": null, "hasDates": true, "hacComplete": false, "contentIdMappings": {}, "pollingEnabled": false, "preventScroll": false, "offerClickToken": null, "conditionalUpdate": false, "mightGetRooms": true, "divClasses": "ppr_rup ppr_priv_hr_inline_room_grid_hsx", "singlePartnerRoomGridWidget": {"scriptFlags":null,"containerAttributes":null,"containerClass":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_hsx","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_hsx","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))","tracking":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'tracking'))"},"dust":{"sub_header":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__sub_header"},"template":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__widget","moduleList":["handlers","tracking"]}}, "multiPartnerRoomGridWidget": null, "mismatchMessage": {"scriptFlags":null,"containerAttributes":null,"containerClass":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_mismatch_message","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_mismatch_message","js":{"handler":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handler'))"},"dust":{},"template":"ibex_mismatch_message__widget","moduleList":["handler"]}}, "maxRoomsToShow": 300, "isTablet": false, "roomGridRowWidget": {"scriptFlags":null,"containerAttributes":null,"containerClass":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","js":{},"dust":{"amenities":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__amenities","condition_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__condition_col","price_text":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__price_text","reservation_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__reservation_col"},"template":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__widget","moduleList":[]}}, "mismatchMessageLightbox": null, "deviceInfo": "OtherOS OtherBrowser", "bookOnTripAdvisor": "Book on <img class=\"ibHeaderImg\" alt=\"TripAdvisor\" src=\"https:\/\/static.tacdn.com\/img2\/branding\/rebrand\/TA_logo_primary.png\"\/>"}
    Write a Review
    Reviews (462)
    There are newer reviews for The Gordon Guest House
    See the most recent reviews
    Traveller rating
    Traveller type
    Time of year
    Language

    11 - 15 of 403 reviews

    Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

    Right on the Royal Station Square with free parking. Room and bathroom were huge. Tall windows overlooking old station house (being rebuilt after burned down). Quiet, clean place and very friendly and helpful hosts. Trains don't run anymore but at one time Queen Victoria and...More

    1  Thank David R
    Response from theo15, Owner at The Gordon Guest HouseResponded 30 June 2017

    Thank you for taking the time to post your excellent review of our large Balfluig ensuite room with whirpool bath and separate shower in ensuite.The room has an electric reclining sofa and super king-size bed to provide extra comfort.We provide a good choice for breakfast...More

    Reviewed 19 June 2017

    We spent two wonderful nights at the Gordon Guest House. Our room was nicely decorated, very spacious, had a huge bathroom with a whirlpool tub, and was extremely functional. Location is great --right in the heart of Ballater with very convenient parking. Many choices for...More

    Thank SKent68
    Response from theo15, Owner at The Gordon Guest HouseResponded 20 June 2017

    Thank you for your very positive review.We are pleased you both had a memorable time in our 4 star Guest House in the heart of the village.Many previous guests have also enjoyed our Balfluig ensuite room.It was such a pleasure having a couple who really...More

    Reviewed 9 June 2017

    It is easy to see why The Gordon is the number 1 guest house in Ballater. The warm welcome, high standards of comfort, cleanliness, decor and delicious breakfasts are the reasons we have been booking here for the past 11 years. Although we know the...More

    Thank twosisters3
    Response from theo15, Owner at The Gordon Guest HouseResponded 10 June 2017

    Thank you for your custom again.We are very pleased you liked our large Balmoral ensuite room.Like yourselves many previous guests have fully understood the requirements for a 4 star Guest House and our high attention to detail resulting in repeat customers who fully appreciate our...More

    Reviewed 8 June 2017

    My husband and I traveled through England and Scotland in May. We are both retired, so our perspective on this review may be slightly different from others. This hotel is located in the town of Ballater, a good location for visiting Balmoral Castle. The building...More

    Thank pbguceg
    Response from theo15, Owner at The Gordon Guest HouseResponded 9 June 2017

    Thank you for your opinion on your stay in our large Balmoral ensuite room in our Guest House which was built around 1856.We always ask guests on leaving if there was any issues to enable us to correct anything for future guests.Before booking if contacted...More

    Reviewed 2 June 2017

    Lovely Guest House, Room well decorated with en suite. from the moment we entered our hosts were very helpful and went out of their way to make your stay as pleasant as possible. We asked for a breakfast slightly earlier than normal and this was...More

    Thank Lindsay S
    Response from theo15, Owner at The Gordon Guest HouseResponded 3 June 2017

    Thank you for your opinion of our very large Balmoral ensuite room with super king-size bed, large flat screen t.v. and a large sofa for our guests comfort.As you booked two nights during Ballater Walking Festival we had other rooms booked well in advance for...More

    Darroch Learg
    65 reviews
    #4 of 4 hotels in Ballater
     
    Deeside Inn
    644 reviews
    #2 of 4 hotels in Ballater
     
    The Invercauld Arms Hotel
    560 reviews
    #3 of 3 hotels in Braemar
     
    Hilton Grand Vacations at Craigendarroch Suites
    630 reviews
    #1 of 4 hotels in Ballater
     
    About
    Awards & Recognition
    Certificate of Excellence
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$103 - US$124 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 5
    • Reservation Options
    • TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Agoda, Booking.com and Priceline so you can book your The Gordon Guest House reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
    • Location
    • United Kingdom >
    • Scotland >
    • Aberdeenshire >
    • Ballater
    • Also Known As
    • The Gordon Guest House Ballater, Scotland
    Add Photo Photos
    Traveller (63)
    Room & Suite (20)
    Dining (8)
    Pool & Beach (4)
    Hotel & Grounds (44)
    Bathroom (7)
    Business Centre & Event Rooms (1)
    Nearby
    Hilton Grand Vacations at Craigendarroch Suites
    630 reviews
    1.12 km away
     
    Darroch Learg
    65 reviews
    .74 km away
     
    Deeside Inn
    644 reviews
    .21 km away
     
    Nearby Restaurants
    Rothesay Rooms
    147 reviews
    .07 km away
    The Lochnagar Indian Brasserie
    555 reviews
    .12 km away
    The Bothy
    417 reviews
    .04 km away
    India on the Green Restaurant
    391 reviews
    .21 km away
    Nearby Attractions
    Burn O'Vat
    83 reviews
    6.68 km away
    Ballater Golf Club
    78 reviews
    .32 km away
    Ballater VisitScotland iCentre
    26 reviews
    .06 km away
    St Kentigern’s Church
    6 reviews
    .48 km away
    Questions & Answers
    Get quick answers from The Gordon Guest House staff and past guests.
    Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
    Posting guidelines
    Submit
    Room Tips
    "there are stairs from the front door and again if a second floor room is chosen"
    Read review
    "The Balmoral and Glenshee rooms have lovely views."
    Read review
    "In the Balmoral room with views to the front and side of the building."
    Read review
    "Look no further when in Ballater"
    Read review
    Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
    Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing