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North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
1 review
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Reviewed 29 October 2015

Room and bathroom clean . Food poor ,very small portions. Dining room staff need a few tips on serving, setting tables, clearing tables , more polite and pleasanter towards the PAYING GUEST.Tea and Coffee served in Ballroom every night was cold and did not resemble tea or coffee disgusting in fact. Meal times varied from 7am to 8.30am breakfast 6.30... 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 the Duke of Gordon Hotel. I am sorry that you did not enjoy your time with us here in Kingussie and that you found the team not to be friendly. We do hope that you will visit the area again. Paul & the Team More 

Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 28 October 2015

We thoroughly enjoyed our 5 day trip with Cairngorm travel. Andy our driver was courteous and knowledgeable. The Duke of Gordon hotel staff were very attentive and the food was marvellous. Being piped into our special final nights meal really brought a fitting end to our fabulous holiday. We would highly recommended Cairngorm travel to anyone. We're looking forward to... 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 the Duke of Gordon Hotel and I hope you had a safe & pleasant homeward journey. We look forward to seeing you again in the not too distant future. Paul & the Team More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2015 via mobile

Stayed with wife and friends for 2 nights on DB&B deal for £89 pppn. Room was comfortable and clean, breakfast was mediocre but freshly cooked. Dinner however was very poor with small portions. First night I took the cottage pie which was a dollop of mince which was extremely unappealing and tasteless, dessert was non descript and tasteless. Second night... More 

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 18 October 2015

Stopped here for lunch two adults and two kids, impressions outside were very good and this continued inside, but all went horribly wrong when the food arrived. We asked for no mustard on the kids sandwiches but lo and behold when they arrived they had mustard all over them, needless to say we complained only for the server to start... More 

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DukeofGordonHotel, Owner at Duke of Gordon Hotel, responded to this review

Sir Thank you for bringing this to our attention and please accept our sincere apologies for your less than satisfactory experience while visiting Ghillies Rest in July. I assure you that this is not our usual standard of service and would welcome the opportunity to speak to you directly to address the issues encountered and hopefully resolve the matter. I... More 

Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 12 October 2015

My wife and I have just got back from a five day stay at this hotel with a party of (nearly) 60 others from Cheltenham. It was our first visit to this part of Scotland. So would we come back again ? Yes. And stay at this hotel ? Yes again, apart from one aspect.... they must improve their TV... More 

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Tamworth, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 September 2015

Stayed four nights at this hotel as part of a coach holiday to Scotland most of the staff were okay a thank s to the bar man in the ballroom hotel is in a nice location dinningroom was crowded as this hotel is used by a lot of coach party's food was good and service was okay rooms badly need... More 

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Reviewed 27 September 2015

had four days with coach tour and i have to say the accomadation was great. the staff where polite and helpfull. yes the hotel is a bit tired but its so relaxing like being in a 1900;s castle . i and my wife loved it. apart from the fish cakes the food was good .you cant please everyone . we... More 

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1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 September 2015

Terrible experience. The first room we were offered was outside the hotel. Cold and damp and the TV was not working. It did not have any phone connection to the reception. When we complained we were offered a room in the main building. At first sight it looked really nice, clean and warm but when we went to bed we... More 

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Chester, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 September 2015

This was our second trip to the Cairngorm Hotel this year. We were greeted by Gordon on our coach. Our room was the one we requested, clean and very comfortable. The food was wonderful, especially for myself who has severe allergy problems. All the staff courteous and always greeted us with a smile. Wifi worked well on my iPads. The... More 

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Carnforth, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 September 2015

We ordered two coffees and fruit scones in the Gillies Bar. The coffees duly arrived minus the scones. The coffee was terribly bitter and lukewarm which we could not drink even with sugar in! We waited for the scones hoping they would make up for the terrible coffee but after 15 minutes I went to find the barman. Unable to... 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: €87 - €139 (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, UK - Scotland
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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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