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Atticus Central Guest House (formerly the Gordon Guest House) is a family-run B&B located less than 2,100 feet from Aberdeen city center, Scotland. Free WiFi is available throughout the property.

Each room has a flat-screen TV with Freeview and a built-in DVD player, fridge, wardrobe and drawer space, coffee and a selection of teas and hot drink making facilities.

A complimentary continental breakfast is included in the price. An optional cooked Scottish breakfast is available for an additional charge.

Aberdeen Art Gallery is 0.6 miles from Atticus Central Guest House, while Aberdeen Music Hall and Union Street, where a majority of restaurants and bars are located, are 0.4 miles away.

Aberdeen bus station and train station are 0.5 miles from Atticus Central Guest House. Dyce Airport is 5.6 mi from the property.

This is our guests' favorite part of Aberdeen, according to independent reviews.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.0 for a two-person trip.

Atticus Central Guest House has been welcoming guests since Nov 9, 2015

Property Highlights

Located in the real heart of Aberdeen, this property has an excellent location score of 9.2!

Breakfast Info

Continental, Full English/Irish, Breakfast to go


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This property is part of the Travel Sustainable program, which means it’s taken significant steps to make your stay more sustainable.
Property questions and answers
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  • Hi, I am thinking about booking today until Sun,I am traveling after work from Glasgow, will arrive around 9-10 PM tonight, can I check in still?
    Yes ok. Kind regards, Neil @ Atticus
    Answered on 26 November 2021
  • how far away is the railway station
    The railway/bus station is located at Union Square, Aberdeen, and is approximately an 8 minute walk from our guest house. Best wishes, Atticus Centra..
    Answered on 8 November 2022
  • What is the breakfast which is included?
    There is a breakfast tray in the room with cereals, fruit, brioche, cereal bar and fruit bake. A choice of toast/crumpets/potato cakes is also brought..
    Answered on 11 May 2022
  • Hi Neil, I’m arriving late in Aberdeen tomorrow night, potentially 1-1.30am. Is there a way I could check myself in with an external key? 2 night stay
    Unfortunately someone would need to check you in and that would be too late for us. Best of luck sorting something.
    Answered on 11 October 2022
  • Hi.. do you do vegetarian breakfast?
    Yes we provide a complimentary breakfast in the room which is vegetarian, and also offer additional options. We try to accommodate dietary requirement..
    Answered on 8 March 2022
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Atticus Central Guest House
Our charming Victorian townhouse is located in the city centre of Aberdeen. We offer one of the best bases for nearby theatres, cinemas, leisure facilities, shops and local attractions and amenities. Close to the restaurants and night life of the West End area of the Granite City, our bed and breakfast is a 5 minute walk to Union Street.
Atticus Central Guest House (formerly the Gordon Guest House) is a family run B&B based in a central location in Aberdeen, Scotland. Each room has a colour flat screen TV with Freeview and built in DVD player, fridge, wardrobe & drawer space, coffee & selection of teas and hot drink making facilities. We offer free Wi-Fi internet access throughout the building. **** We're good to go! **** With our refurbished shower rooms, we are following up to date government guidance to enable guests to Stay Safe during this pandemic. This includes: adherence to social distancing; staff wearing face masks; limiting the number of guest bookings to enable an allocated toilet/shower room for each guest room; individually sealed breakfast selection served to guest rooms, etc. Our doors are open & we hope to welcome you soon!
We are near: ◦Union Street, Aberdeen Music Hall - 5 minute walk (0.2 miles) ◦Aberdeen Art Gallery - 13 minute walk (0.6 miles) ◦Aberdeen Bus station / Train station / Union Square shopping centre - 10 minute walk (0.5 miles) ◦Altens Industrial Estate - 9 minute drive (2.8 miles) ◦Aberdeen Royal Infirmary (ARI hospital at Foresterhill) - 10 minute drive (2.4 miles) ◦University of Aberdeen - 11 minute drive (2 miles) ◦AECC (Aberdeen Exhibition and Conference Centre) - 20 minute drive (3.9 miles) ◦Aberdeen Airport at Dyce - 23 minute drive (7 miles). Bus 727 runs every 15 minutes from Aberdeen bus station to Dyce airport Atticus Central Guest House is a great base for either visiting the town centre, or touring the beautiful area of Royal Deeside.
Language spoken: English
Area info *
Amenities of Atticus Central Guest House
  • Towels
  • Shared toilet
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Electric kettle
  • Refrigerator
  • Golf course (within 2 miles)
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • DVD player
Food & Drink
  • Fruit
  • Breakfast in the room
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Public parking is available at a location nearby (reservation is not needed) and costs £12 per day.
  • Street parking
  • Accessible parking
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Baggage storage
  • Room service
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • 24-hour security
  • Adults only
  • Designated smoking area
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Carpeted
  • Ironing facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
Languages Spoken
  • English

House rules

Atticus Central Guest House takes special requests – add in the next step!


4:00 PM - 9:00 PM


Until 10:00 AM


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Damage policy

If you cause damage to the property during your stay, you could be asked to pay up to GBP 200 after check-out, according to this property's Damage Policy.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children not allowed.

Crib and extra bed policies

Cribs and extra beds aren't available at this property.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18

Payments by takes your payment for this stay on behalf of the property, but make sure you have cash for any extras once you get there.


Smoking is not allowed.


Parties/events are not allowed

Quiet hours

Guests need be quiet between 10:00 PM and 8:00 AM.


Pets are not allowed.

The fine print

A refundable £20 key deposit or photo I.D (in date passport/driving license) is required on check-in, and returned upon check-out.

Please inform Atticus Central Guest House of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

This property does not accommodate bachelor(ette) or similar parties.

If you cause damage to the property during your stay, you could be asked to pay up to GBP 200 after check-out, according to this property's Damage Policy.

Legal info

This property is managed by a private host. EU consumer law relating to professional hosts might not apply.

FAQs about Atticus Central Guest House

  • Atticus Central Guest House offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Golf course (within 2 miles)

  • Atticus Central Guest House is 0.8 miles from the center of Aberdeen.

  • The nearest beach is 0.8 miles from Atticus Central Guest House.

  • The prices at Atticus Central Guest House may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Room options at Atticus Central Guest House include:

    • Single
    • Twin
    • Double

  • Guests staying at Atticus Central Guest House can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 8.4).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Full English/Irish
    • Breakfast to go

  • Check-in at Atticus Central Guest House is from 4:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM.