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Osborne House Bed and Breakfast

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4 Dundarroch Road, Ballater AB35 5NP, Scotland
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Melbourne
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51 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2015

B &b in Ballater, a quaint little village near Balmoral Castle and Crathie Kirk. It is the home of Neil and Heather Allan and they are terrific hosts.Made us feel immediately at home.Nice comfortable room with tea and coffee making facilities and a workable shower.Neil gave us some excellent dinner location advice at a time share place nearby "Hilton Grand... More 

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Heather_OsborneHouse, Owner at Osborne House Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank-you for taking time to post a review. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us. It was good to hear too that you managed to visit some local attractions and that you found it interesting to chat with people who live and work in the area. More 

Wigan
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36 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2015

Osborne House is a lovely place to stay if you want a relaxing location away from the frantic pace of life but not too far away from the necessities. We spent three nights there and were very pleased with our choice.Neil and Heather made us feel very much at home and each teatime as we came in, Heather presented us... More 

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Heather_OsborneHouse, Owner at Osborne House Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank-you for your review. We are so pleased that you found your stay with us comfortable and relaxing. It is peaceful here even when the village is bustling. Yet it's fine too to be only a short stroll from the shops and restaurants. We enjoyed having you to stay and look forward to being able to welcome you back to... More 

Stonehaven, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2015

If you want to be spoiled in a beautiful old house with a lovely garden in the heart of Royal Deeside, this is the place to choose. Large comfortable bedroom, elegant dining room and sitting room, excellent breakfast, home baking and welcome tray with milk in a chilled flask, Osborne House has it all. Neil and Heather are charming hosts... More 

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Heather_OsborneHouse, Owner at Osborne House Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank-you for taking time to post a review. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your anniversary celebration weekend at Osborne House. I agree that gardens in North-east Scotland are at their very best in the spring. Looking forward to seeing you again. More 

Berkeley, California
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14 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2015

Incredible home - impeccably clean and well-appointed, with an amazing garden. The hosts are absolutely lovely and genuine. Best B & B stay ever...anywhere! The location is fabulous - off the main road, and just a few minutes walk into the heart of beautiful Ballaster. Highly recommended!

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Heather_OsborneHouse, Owner at Osborne House Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank-you for taking time to post a review and for your very complimentary comments. We were so pleased that you found your stay with us so comfortable. It was a bonus that the weather was fine so that you could enjoy the wonderful spectacle of the Braemar Games. Great too that you were able to climb Craigendarroch Hill on Sunday... More 

Kempsey, Australia
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33 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

My wife and I stayed at Osborne House Bed and Breakfast during our holidays in the UK. Upon arrival we were greeted by Heather with a hot cup of tea and some delicious home made cake. Its hard to improve on what has been previously been written about Heather and Neil and their B&B. Simply Superb. The location is close... More 

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Heather_OsborneHouse, Owner at Osborne House Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank-you for taking time to post such an informative review. This will be very useful for other travellers. Thank-you also for your very complimentary remarks. It's always good to hear that people have enjoyed their stay with us. Like yourselves, we were very saddened to learn that The Old Station in Ballater had been destroyed by fire. Fortunately, as you... More 

Sleaford, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

We had a couple of nights here in May 2015. Owners are very friendly and welcoming. The bedroom was great, very large with an super king bed, very comfortable. Breakfasts were excellent and the owners were very helpful with restaurant advice. it was also nice to have a 'guest sitting room'

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Heather_OsborneHouse, Owner at Osborne House Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank-you for taking time to post a review and for you kind comments. We were very pleased to hear that you had found your stay with us comfortable and enjoyable. We certainly enjoyed your company and hope, perhaps, to be able to welcome you again. More 

Wülfrath
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16 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

It was a super stay at Osborne House, especially Heather and Neil were so lovely! The house as well as the rooms are tastefully furnished and the rooms are really spacious. Also the double bed was tremendous and both of us had his own blanket (geat) so that we slept very very well! The breakfast was delicious every day and... More 

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Heather_OsborneHouse, Owner at Osborne House Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank-you for taking time to post a review and for all your compliments. We really enjoyed having you to stay with us and we hope that the rest of your holiday in Scotland was a success. We look forward to seeing you both again when you are next in Royal Deeside. More 

Coventry, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Everyone else has more or less said it all! From the welcome on arrival to the goodbyes on departure, everything was as told in the reviews. The house is on a quiet cul-de-sac, and on returning from the pub meal, we sat out under the veranda watching the last of the light fade and listening to the bird songs. I... More 

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Heather_OsborneHouse, Owner at Osborne House Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank-you very much for taking time to post a review. It was kind of you to confirm what previous reviewers have written and also to find something new and complimentary to say. The verandah is lovely in the morning sun - if there is any - but you also managed to make the most of an evening sojourn there. We... More 

Harrogate, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 via mobile

We stayed here for two nights and found it to be excellent, The room was large and the double bed huge Breakfast was great with a good choice good Wifi only comment is lack of TV in the room although there is one in the guest lounge

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Heather_OsborneHouse, Owner at Osborne House Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank-you for taking time to post a review. We were pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. It was good that you were able to take advantage of what is available in the village such as hiring bikes to cycle part of The Deeside Way. Thanks too for mentioning that the television is in the guests' sitting... More 

Perth, Australia
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18 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

We have often visited Ballater and the locale generally annually for over 20 plus years and without doubt Osborne House is the best B & B we have stayed in …...and cannot believe we have only just found this home this year !! The hosts were very friendly and attentive. The accommodation was exceptional , clean , well decorated and... More 

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Heather_OsborneHouse, Owner at Osborne House Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank-you very much for taking time to post a review and for your very complimentary comments. Perhaps we weren't here when you last visited Ballater because we didn't move to Osborne House till June 2011. We're really pleased you did find us though because we enjoyed your company and are pleased that you enjoyed your holiday. We look forward to... More 

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