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Peterhead, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed October 5, 2016

This B&B is excellent and the cleanest property I have ever stayed in simply spotless. The owners make you feel really welcome and the breakfast is to die for. The view from the rooms are simply stunning and a photographers dream of a place to stay. If Bill and Gill were to enter 4 in a bed they would win... More 

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Cheshire
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14 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed September 6, 2016

This is B and B at its absolute best! The property itself is stunning and in a glorious position overlooking the Moray Firth. The owners, Bill and Gill, have put the greatest effort into making the whole house sumptuous. The views from the bedrooms and garden are magnificent. The breakfasts are delicious, with lots of choice including pancakes with bacon,... More 

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Espiron, Owner at Water's Edge, responded to this review

For us to read your review at this time was just what we needed to put a smile on our faces. Many thanks for taking time to write such kind words, we are so happy that you enjoyed your time staying with us, we hope to meet you again one day and we send our very best wishes to you... More 

Watford, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

We were greeted by Bill, a lovely man, who showed us our room. The view from the room's verandah was amazing and Bill gave us advice as to the best places to visit that evening. In the morning the breakfast, cooked by Gill, was lovely and the other guests were chatty. The Waters Edge only takes three couples so it... More 

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Espiron, Owner at Water's Edge, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and we are so glad you enjoyed being here with us at Waters Edge. Yes the views are amazing from most rooms at Waters Edge and it is so wonderful to hear the sea and take a walk on the beach at the bottom of the garden. We hope we shall see you again one... More 

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8 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed August 19, 2016 via mobile

Everything about the watersedge was perfect, from the warm welcome from Bill and Gill the hosts who went above and beyond to ensure that we had a wonderful weekend to the beautiful tranquil setting. Breakfast was delicious with everything you could want, the rooms were gorgeous and clean and the views from the balcony were stunning! Best place we have... More 

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Espiron, Owner at Water's Edge, responded to this review

What a lovely review and to say it is the best place you have ever stayed is a real honour for us both. We put our heart and soul into our BB and care very much about every one of our guests experience here at Waters Edge. We hope to have you stay with us again one day, until then... More 

Sutton in Craven
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193 reviews
37 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
Reviewed August 10, 2016

We first visited here four years ago and rebooked because it was that good. Bill and Gill didnt disapoint, it was again superb. We did want our original room as you can sit in the bath and see the Forth but a mix up meant someone else got 'our' room. Not to worry, the room we got was spectacular. Everything... More 

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Espiron, Owner at Water's Edge, responded to this review

To get your review was so good and to meet you both again was even better, thank you for coming back and we hope we shall see you again one day. More 

Dunblane, Scotland, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed June 19, 2016

We spent 2 nights with Bill and Gill at Waters Edge. We have been lucky enough to travel extensively and are used to high quality hotels and service. Waters Edge was no disappointment. Our hosts could not o enough for us including getting up at stupid o'clock to give us breakfast on Sunday as my wife was running in an... More 

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Espiron, Owner at Water's Edge, responded to this review

Thank you for your review , we are so happy that you enjoyed being here at Waters Edge so much. No problem for you having an early breakfast we hope you enjoyed your charity run. One day we hope you will come again to visit us, we send our best wishes to you both Gill-Bill More 

Cambridge, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed June 13, 2016 via mobile

We recently spent two nights at Water's Edge during our 14 day road trip around the 'North Coast 500' - though with all our diversions to explore the remoter areas it became the North Coast 2000! Bill and Gill were wonderful hosts and as fellow Lancastrians we really appreciated their northern humour and hospitality. Their beautifully located B&B is sumptuously... More 

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Espiron, Owner at Water's Edge, responded to this review

Your review was just so good to read we also enjoyed meeting you very much always lovely to have guests from our home land, the trip you did has been so popular quite a few of our guests have travelled the route you did. One day we hope our paths will cross again,we wish you all the very best for... More 

Fraserburgh, United Kingdom
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53 reviews
30 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed June 9, 2016

Arrived on a beautiful afternoon,lovely setting and very well looked after. Beautiful room,well equipped and again well looked after. Very comfortable bed. Beautiful view and such a peaceful room. We walked into town then walked back along shore front,just takes 10 minutes. Breakfast was a treat,thank you. Lovely hosts.

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Espiron, Owner at Water's Edge, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words in the review, we are so happy to find that you enjoyed it all so much. Waters Edge is such a very special place and we ourselves feel privileged to call it our home. One day we hope to meet you again and send you both our very best wishes......Gill- Bill More 

Manchester
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60 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed May 28, 2016

We only stayed here for one night on our North Coast 500 trip but to be quite honest, I'd like to just move in. It's definitely priced at the luxury end of the market but it delivers in spades. The room we had was beautiful and every thought had been put in by Bill and Gill to make their guests... More 

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Espiron, Owner at Water's Edge, responded to this review

Thank you for the wonderful review you have so kindly written, we are very happy that you enjoyed it very much. We try very hard to make all things here at Water's Edge as good as we possibility can, it was our great pleasure to meet you and hope you will come back one day....best wishes from Gill - Bill More 

Haslemere, United Kingdom
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65 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed May 27, 2016

What a fantastic Bed and Breakfast. We were will looked after by the owners and the views from the deck are spectacular. Although the weather wasn't fabulous we spent plenty of time outside taking in the views. The breakfast was very homemade and very very good

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Espiron, Owner at Water's Edge, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review,we are very pleased you enjoyed your time with us. Even when the sun is not shining Waters Edge is special being so close to the sea there is always something very interesting to see. Home made breakfasts that is what B&B is all about, so glad you enjoyed ours so much. Come again when... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Beachfront
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Our three double bedrooms have en suite bathrooms with bath and shower are luxurious and very special. Each has a large balcony with magnificent views over the sea and the hills towards Culloden. The sitting room has an inglenook fireplace with a log fire, antiques and flowers from the garden. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Water's Edge

Address: Water's Edge Canonbury Terrace, Fortrose IV10 8TT, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Scottish Highlands > Ross and Cromarty > Fortrose
Price Range: $110 - $139 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
Also Known As:
Water's Edge Fortrose, Scotland
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“All rooms are excellent.”
  • This is from the balcony outside the rooms, simply breathtaking
 of 5 bubbles johndF6331MB, Oct 5, 2016 | Read review
“all rooms are excellent but try for the end one with the 'bath view'”
 of 5 bubbles keithj946, Aug 10, 2016 | Read review
“I think any room would be beautiful!”
 of 5 bubbles 466RachelM, Jun 9, 2016 | Read review
“If hiring in this part of scotland better to hire a small/medium car”
 of 5 bubbles IMS26, Aug 26, 2015 | Read review
“All rooms overlook the water.”
 of 5 bubbles frankdZ3749UE, Aug 25, 2015 | Read review
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