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Solihull
Reviewed 21 March 2016

If you visit this hotel and given room 239 refuse it. It's a broom cupboard. Width of room is a single bed and the door. Headboard is a shelf. The bedside table is the tea facility at bottom of bed. Disgruntled

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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. Having spoken to you on departure I understood that you were unhappy with the room you had been allocated, finding it too small for you. I did note during our short conversation that you had enjoyed the other aspects of your second visit to the hotel and the Highlands....

cheshire
Reviewed 20 March 2016

This was our first visit, but not the last. Cairngorm Travel and The Duke of Gordon combined to give us a great holiday. The hotel is well maintained and spotlessly clean. Roaring log fires, excellent central heating, staff who actually seem to care - very friendly and helpful at all times. The food was lovely, and plentiful. We had only...

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

Thank you for your kind words and comments about the hotel and 'Team Duke'. we strive to ensure all our visitors enjoy our Highland hospitality in this special part of the world. Paul & Team Duke

Nottingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 March 2016

Once again had a trip to the Duke of Gordon ln Kingussie just as good as the last time we visited room was great and the food was second to none.All the staff were brilliant and could not do enough for you I would recomend this hotel to anyone Thank you all.

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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 and we are so pleased that you had a great time with us again. It is always so nice to see returning visitors and welcome them to our home. We hope it will not be too long before your next visit. Paul & Team...

Lincoln, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 March 2016

Used this hotel for a number of nights with a coach trip. The Hotel is a solid destination, good at most things. The entrance, when you arrive , is paneled with a roaring fire to greet you.The staff are hard working, pleasant and helpful, the hotel is warm and clean and the food good with an impressive dining area. But...

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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 for your constructive comments and observations. I am sorry that you had a problem in your room, with a building that is over 100 years old the repairing, replacing and re-decorating throughout is a constant challenge to the maintenance team. I will look into the problems...

Pool in Wharfedale, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 March 2016

We've just had a family holiday with our 4 year old twins. The staff at the Duke of Gordon were more than accommodating of the kids and the service with without fault. The hotel is a beautiful old building in the heart of Kingussie. It's a large hotel with loads of space inside, and a great play area outside -...

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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 for your kind comments. We do our best to inform all of our guests about some of the great natural attractions in the area and encourage them to go visit and see for themselves. Many visitors return several times to take in all the area has...

Sunderland, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 March 2016

Recently returned from a 5 day holiday to this hotel with Cairngorm travel. This is a lovely hotel and the staff are all brilliant and helpful. The food was excellent, 4 course dinner on 3 nights and a large buffet on the last night. We had a piper on 2 nights when we were going into the restaurant and this...

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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 for your comments. The hotel has a piper visit at least twice a week to add to the highland charm of the hotel. It is good that guests let the team members know their efforts are appreciated. We trust you will visit us again in the...

Leeds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 March 2016

We visited as a family with a 14 month old and the hotel was perfect. No request was too much trouble and the rooms were very comfortable as is the rest of the hotel - we especially loved the grand dining room. We were surprised about how much there is to do in the area - all within 20mins drive....

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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 we are so pleased you managed to experience so much of what the area has to offer. I do hope you will visit us again to see more of the Cairngorm National Park and all that we have to offer. Paul & the Team

Reviewed 27 February 2016

Staff were helpful and attentive. The rooms were comfortable and cleaned efficiently every day. Breakfast was traditional English hot or cold. Four course menu every day with a menu to suit all tastes. Good entertainment each evening.

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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 for your comments. The Table d'Hote menu changes daily so that we are able to give as much variety as possible using fresh local produce. We do hope you will visit us again in the future. Paul & the Team

Leicester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 February 2016

Had a ''snowflake break'' through Cairngorm Travel - 11 Feb '16 for 4 nights. Saw lots of snow on the hills/mountains (one of the main reasons for our visit as hadn't seen Scotland before in the winter) although didn't snow much while we were there. The hotel doesn't purport to be a 5* - it's nearly always about expectations -...

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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. It is always nice to be told that guests have enjoyed their visit to the hotel and to this beautiful part of the highlands. It is especially nice to acknowledge the team at the Duke and to let them know their efforts are appreciated. The hotels heating...

Dyffryn Ardudwy
Reviewed 20 February 2016

Welcoming, clean and comfortable would sum up the initial impression. The meals did not disappoint either. For four nights the meals were tastey and filling; one night the meal was outstanding. Entertainment was provided in the ample ballroom, an accordion player, a caller, an impromptu ceilidh, good fun.

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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 for your kind comments. We provide live entertainment most evenings and try to cover all tastes in music. The Duke is a popular dancing venue for locals and visitors. I trust you had a safe journey home and we look forward to welcoming you again in...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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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 

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Address: Newtonmore Road, Kingussie PH21 1HE, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Scottish Highlands > Badenoch and Strathspey > Kingussie
Price Range: RM505 - RM705 (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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“If you have mobility problems request a room served by the lift.”
 of 5 bubbles jean_wellings, 14 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Ground level room was self catering but in bad weather would be too big area to keep warm.”
 of 5 bubbles 141janet21, 5 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Corner room very pleasant with views of front and side of hotel”
 of 5 bubbles Maureenk1, 3 Mar 2017 | Read review
“All the rooms are good xxx”
 of 5 bubbles gelston90, 1 Mar 2017 | Read review
“if mobility is a problem, ask for a ground floor room. There is only 1 lift which carries 3 people max. and is painfully slow.”
 of 5 bubbles RayS437, 1 Mar 2017 | Read review
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