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Hotel Duke Of Gordon (Kingussie, United Kingdom)


Hotel Duke Of Gordon (Kingussie, United Kingdom)

About Hotel Duke Of Gordon

Hotel Duke Of Gordon was built in the 18th century as a stopover for stagecoaches travelling to Inverness and Northern Scotland, and has hosted many famous guests over the years including Queen Victoria and Prince Albert. Each of the guest rooms are furnished with all the modern ammenties a guest could need including an en-suite bathroom, a flat screen TV, tea and coffee making facilities, and a telephone. Guests can choose between a double or a twin room. The hotel offers a 24-hour reception desk, a business centre, banquet facilities, free parking, and free Wi-Fi. The hotel prides itself on the in-house Balmoral Restaurant, which serves traditional Scottish cuisine in their elegant dining room.Hotel Duke Of Gordon Hotel Duke Of Gordon is located near The Cairngorm National Park, where a variety of wildlife make the stunning landscape their home. They are also near several golf courses, Highland Folk Museum, Ruthvan Barracks, and many popular restaurants.

Top amenities

  • WiFi in lobby
  • Free WiFi
  • Pool(Unavailable)
  • Spa(Unavailable)
  • Parking
  • Pets(Unavailable)
  • A/C(Unavailable)
  • Restaurant
  • Hotel bar
  • Gym(Unavailable)

Rating overview

trivago Rating Index® based on 465  reviews from:
  • LocationExcellent  (8.5 / 10)
  • RoomsVery good  (8.0 / 10)
  • ServiceVery good  (8.0 / 10)
  • CleanlinessVery good  (8.3 / 10)
  • Value for moneyVery good  (8.4 / 10)

Positive Reviews


Traditional Highland hospitality and catering

Reviewers frequently said they experienced a warm Highland welcome from helpful and friendly personnel. Many diners were upbeat about the cooked breakfast featuring Scottish produce and said the food was often good in the restaurant too. Guests liked the Highland theme of the property with its traditional ground floor decor.


Beautiful location with good transport links

The Duke of Gordon Hotel reportedly enjoyed a convenient location in a stunning setting within Scotland's majestic Cairngorms National Park, a paradise of unspoilt, wild and rugged landscapes perfect for skiing, rock-climbing and walking. Guests liked being within easy walking distance of amenities, shops and dining options plus Kingussie railway station. Drivers welcomed the free parking and said they liked being within driving distance of Inverness, Fort William and Perth as the hotel was just off the A9 and a short drive from the A95 and A86. Famous Speyside whisky distilleries, area attractions, golf courses and museums were also within easy driving distance.


Comfortable rooms in revamped period property

The rooms at this revamped 18th century former coaching inn once visited by Queen Victoria were often described as comfortable and spacious. Guests also loved the scenic views from many rooms.

Negative Reviews


Occasional claims groups took priority

As the hotel proved popular with large groups, some independent travellers felt they were treated as an afterthought from time to time. Several claimed the food sometimes suffered as a result.


Maintenance and cleanliness grumbles

There were occasional claims some of the bathrooms could have been more comprehensively cleaned. Dated decor, aging carpets and tired-looking furniture were among the minor maintenance issues noted by some critics.


Nuisance noise reported

It was reported that noise travelled between rooms quite easily in some areas of the building, causing an occasional nuisance for several light sleepers.

All amenities

Property amenities
  1. Café
  2. Arcade/Video games
  3. Entrance hall/lobby
  4. Express check-in
  5. Lift
  6. Parking
  7. Hotel bar
  8. Conference rooms
  9. Non-smoking rooms
  10. PC with internet
  11. Restaurant
  12. 24-hour reception
  1. Wheelchair accessible
  2. Accessible parking
Room amenities
  1. Balcony (upon inquiry)
  2. Openable windows
  3. Television
  4. Central heating
  5. Electric kettle
  6. Satellite TV
  7. Sitting area
  8. Safe
  9. Cable TV
  10. Free WiFi (rooms)
Sports facilities
  1. Boat rental
  2. Bowling
  3. Bike rental
  4. Golf course
  5. Horse riding
  6. Skiing
  7. Surfing
  8. Hiking trail
Food and beverage
  1. Diabetic food

Arrival / Departure

  1. Check in: 16:00
  2. Check out: 10:00


Newtonmore Road , PH21 1HE , Kingussie , United Kingdom
Telephone: +44(1540)661302 | Fax: +44(1540)661989 | 

Frequently Asked Questions about Hotel Duke Of Gordon

  • Is there a pool area at Hotel Duke Of Gordon?

    No, Hotel Duke Of Gordon doesn’t offer pool areas.

  • Are pets allowed at Hotel Duke Of Gordon?

    No, Hotel Duke Of Gordon doesn’t allow pets.

  • Is parking available at Hotel Duke Of Gordon?

    Yes, Hotel Duke Of Gordon provides Parking, Accessible parking for guests.

  • What time is check-in and check-out at Hotel Duke Of Gordon?

    Check-in at Hotel Duke Of Gordon is available from: . Check-out time is by .

  • Where is Hotel Duke Of Gordon located?

    Hotel Duke Of Gordon is located in Newtonmore Road, PH21 1HE, Kingussie, United Kingdom.