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Nairn, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 June 2013

I stayed at the Jays on two occasions in February/March 2013 as I had important job interviews which were being held nearby. It was recommended to me by a friend. Its central location meant that getting to and from places in Aberdeen was easy. There is a small Tesco 2 minutes down the road, a good pub serving well priced...

2Thank Sean H
GeorgeJennings, Owner at The Jays Guest House, responded to this review

Hi Shaun Thank you for your positve review. Alice and I are always heartened when we receive such reviews as it confirms that we are succeeding in our endeavours. Glad to hear that you were successful in your job interview and we hope to see you again. Regards, George.

Jacksonville, Florida
Reviewed 23 May 2013

Excellent hosts, 5 star accomodations, good location. I highly recommend for anyone going to Aberdeen. Near downtown, expo center, and restaurants. Close to the shore and golfing. Comfortable bedding, nice décor and furnishings. Parking available in back of house.

3Thank Merton T
GeorgeJennings, Owner at The Jays Guest House, responded to this review

Hi Mert Thank you for your promised review. It is much appreciated and it was a pleasure to meet with you, albeit for a short period of time. Hope you enjoyed your golfing experience and we look forward to seeing you again. Regards, Alice and George.

Reviewed 15 May 2013

Thanks you George and Alice for such a wonderful stay. My very elderly mother ( 93) stayed much of the time in her room but had a pleasant view, flat screen TV, comfy chair and a nice chat with the cleaner while we got on with what we had to do in Aberdeen. There is close proximity to the city...

3Thank EnglandAnders
GeorgeJennings, Owner at The Jays Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for your positive review. I am so glad that your mother enjoyed her stay, she is a remarkable lady. Hope to see you again under happier circumstances for your family. Alice and George

Chiang Mai, Thailand
Reviewed 21 April 2013

I stayed two nights, no fuss, or drama. A clean, friendly and well run guest house. Comfortable bed, free internet, great shower and a breakfast that will leave you not needing a lunch. A small Tesco’s 2 minutes easy walk away, a few pubs around and an Indian take-away 3 minutes up the road……… Only one small niggle, No hot...

5Thank Bill253
GeorgeJennings, Owner at The Jays Guest House, responded to this review

Hi Thank you for the review of your stay at The Jays Guest House and that you enjoyed the facilities and breakfast provided. We do not allow hot food in our bedrooms, because before long the aroma of stale food, would soon permeate the whole house. We do of course allow any other food or beverages to be consumed within...

Reviewed 16 April 2013

I stayed in The Jays Guesthouse while I was in Aberdeen for a university interview. I was made very welcome after a long journey and thoroughly enjoyed my stay. There is a bus stop close by, and the bus only takes a few minutes to get into city centre. The room was comfortable and cosy and the breakfast ext morning...

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GeorgeJennings, Owner at The Jays Guest House, responded to this review

Hi Thank you for your review and Alice and I are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us. Your positive remarks encourages us to redouble our efforts in maintaining our standards and helps to maximise our enjoyment in what we do. George and Alice.

Kampen, Overijssel, Netherlands
Reviewed 28 February 2013

Excellent service and a very homely feeling in the Guesthouse. Personal service excellent when I forgot to take breakfast in time, due to a wonderful walk at the seaside! The location is perfect: very close to the campus, to the seaside - in short: the beste in Aberdeen! Hans Schaeffer

2Thank Hans S
GeorgeJennings, Owner at The Jays Guest House, responded to this review

Hi Hans Thank you for your positive review and it was a pleasure to have you stay with us. George and Alice.

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 February 2013

If you don't already know, Aberdeen is a city where finding accommodation is a major undertaking at the best of times, booking a B&B even month or more in advance is impossible, and where an non-prebooked taxi between 4-8 is a miracle - all these things thanks to the booming oil & gas industry, and its annual swelling student population...

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GeorgeJennings, Owner at The Jays Guest House, responded to this review

Hi Lillia Thank you for taking the time to give us a review, but I feel I have to reply to some of your observations. The Jays is our HOME and as such is decorated to our tastes. We have attempted to create a homely atmosphere and not a sterile one that is sometimes present in other establishments that try...

Alva, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 February 2013

I believe I got the last available bed in Aberdeen (due to a cancellation) but luck was with me on that day. The welcome I received from George and Alice was outstanding. The Scottish media want to have a look at The Jays Guest House before they print their negative remarks. The Jays Guest House is homely and spotlessly clean,...

2Thank Roddy M
GeorgeJennings, Owner at The Jays Guest House, responded to this review

Hi Roddy Thank you for your wonderful review - Alice and I are so happy that you enjoyed your stay with us. It gives us so much pleasure to know that our guests appreciate our efforts to make their stay with us, enjoyable and satisfying. George and Alice.

Omagh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 December 2012

Spent two nights in Jays guest house last week. Can only describe everything as first class!! Extremely welcoming and I felt at home right from the start! Will be staying here again on any future trip to Aberdeen.

3Thank John G
GeorgeJennings, Owner at The Jays Guest House, responded to this review

Hi Thank you for your kind words and positive review. It is so nice to get such wonderful feedback and it helps to sustain our efforts to maintain the highest of standards. Merry Xmas George and Alice.

Inverness, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 November 2012

I have to go to Aberdeen to attend three day courses at the University. I had previously been requesting to stay in budget hotels near the city centre. These were all full for this visit, thankfully, and I was to stay at 'The Jays'. I wish I'd known about it before, just so welcoming and friendly, a real home from...

1Thank yonnyj
GeorgeJennings, Owner at The Jays Guest House, responded to this review

Hi Thank you for taking the time and providing such a positive review. Alice and I are always heartened when we get such feedback, as it lets us know that we are on the right track in providing for our guests. Regards, George and Alice.

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Jays Guest House is a centrally located 4 star bed and breakfast establishment, that caters for the needs of business and/or leisure visitors. The ten recently decorated and tastefully furnished bedrooms have either en suite(8)or private(2)facilities. Complimentary WiFi internet connection is provided and there is also a private car park. The Jays is the only guest house in Aberdeen to have been awarded 4 Stars by both Visit Scotland and the Automobile Association. A genuine home from home where friendliness matters. Close to Aberdeen University, AECC, Sports Village, Sea Beach Leisure Complex and golf courses. Also handily located for shopping, cinemas, theatre, restaurants and all the amenities of a cosmopolitan city. NB - Breakfast is provided at £10 supplement charge on base rates. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Jays Guest House

Address: 422 King Street, Aberdeen AB24 3BR, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Aberdeenshire > Aberdeen
Price Range: RM218 - RM442 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Jays Guest House 4*
Number of rooms: 10
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“Rooms to the rear are quiet. Car park is small but can accommodate 4-5 vehicles.”
 of 5 bubbles U9569FDstephena, 11 Nov 2016 | Read review
“If you have any needs, just ask. I'm sure that they will do whatever possible to accommodate.”
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“Ensuite is best”
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“There is no lift available; just one set of stairs”
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“Perhaps ask to stay at the back of the B&B to ensure that you don't hear the traffic on King Street. I did and didn't hear the traffic at all.”
 of 5 bubbles RichardWAGO, 17 Feb 2015 | Read review
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