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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fantastic house and garden with lots of room. Natural B&B hosts make you most welcome and know the local area to help you make the right choices of activities. Breakfast excellent. Definitely a place to go back.

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Heather A, 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 Osborne House lived up to your expectations and that you enjoyed your stay. There are certainly many interesting things to see and do in the area. Looking forward to seeing you again.

Aberdeenshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Just returned from a two day stay at Osborne House. Owners Neil and Heather Allan were so welcoming and friendly. A roaring log fire welcomed us in our own comfy lounge. Delicious breakfast served in a very pretty dining room, which overlooks a beautiful garden and veranda. Thank you for a special stay in your lovely home.

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

Thank-you for your kind review. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay so much especially as you had given it as part of a Christmas present. We certainly enjoyed your company and look forward to visiting you at your patisserie, Almondine, in Aberdeen, soon.

Reviewed 25 January 2017

This was my first experience with a bed and breakfast and, as a sufferer from debilitating social anxiety, I don't have enough great things to say about hosts Heather and Neil and their beautiful home in picturesque Ballater. Kind, smart, and ridiculously skilled in the kitchen, these hosts go above and beyond to make sure your stay in Ballater is...

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

Thank-you for taking time to post a review and for your very kind words. We enjoyed your company and are very pleased to hear that your first experience of a bed and breakfast was a positive one.

Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 November 2016

If you want to find a welcoming and cosy Bed & Breakfast with the perfect hosts, then look no further than Osborne House. Heather and Neil have a beautiful home with spacious bedrooms, fabulous lounge with wood burning fire and a lovely dining room with one of the best cooked breakfasts made from local produce. The homemade cake is amazing...

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

Greetings to the Wostencroft family! Thank-you for taking time to post a review and for your very complimentary comments. It was really lovely having you all to stay. We are so pleased you enjoyed your visit and found plenty to see and do even in November.

Islay, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 November 2016

Lovely house in quiet location but close to amenities in Ballater. Warm welcome from Heather and Neil with cake! Good sized en-suite bedroom, lovely lounge, and nice breakfast. Must come back in better weather to enjoy breakfast in the lovely garden!

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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 found your short stay with us welcoming and comfortable.

Bowmore, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 November 2016

A lovely B&B, conveniently situated 5min walk from the main square in Ballater. Handy for all the amenities of the area. The room we had was comfortable, warm and a good size, the en-suite was both clean and spacious. A warm and chatty welcome from the hosts, with lots of help for places to eat that evening. Would certainly recommend...

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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 to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us.

Reviewed 21 September 2016

If you want to stay at a wonderful scottish B&B in Ballater - this is it!! Neil and Heather are wonderful hosts and the place is unique. Breakfast is great and the house is very stilist. Highly recommended!!!

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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 so comfortable.

Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 14 September 2016

Everything about Osborne House B & B is top notch! We stayed here for 2 nights during a recent hiking trip. Heather & Neil are exceptional hosts. Kind, generous, friendly & never too busy for a chat. Their assistance in getting us to a venue when there was a mix up with our taxi saved the day. The rooms are...

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

Thank-you very much for your review, We thoroughly enjoyed your company and Neil was only too delighted to take you to Crathie. It was a bonus that the weather was fine during your stay so that you could make the most of your time in the Cairngorm National Park.

Amersham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

This is a gorgeous and most relaxing setting for the start of our 3wk tour of Scotland. Heather and Neil's attention to detail and attention you us as guests was just right. We thoroughly enjoyed their company and their delightful home and gardens. The bed and rooms are perfectly comfortable and spacious. The breakfast is delicious ...... Homemade marmalade, bread...

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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 found your stay with us a very pleasant start to your holiday in Scotland. It was great too that you found your second visit to us as enjoyable as your first visit. We look forward very much to seeing you again soon.

Reviewed 21 August 2016

We had such a wonderful time at Osborne House. The house is elegant, comfortable and peaceful. Our room was large, clean, private and cosy: not an easy combination to get right. Heather and Neil are discreet but more than happy to chat about Ballater and Deeside if you feel like it. I can't really fault the place. We'll certainly be...

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Thank-you for your review. We try to make our guests feel relaxed and comfortable and were very pleased to read that you found your stay enjoyable. The weather was glorious during the week you were in Ballater so you could take time to explore the many, fine walks in the area. We look forward to welcoming you again to Osborne...

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Osborne House is a pretty, Victorian house set in a quiet spot close the centre of Ballater. There are two large double/twin bedrooms, both are en suite. There is a single room on the ground floor with its own private facilities. We offer a choice of delicious home-cooked breakfasts: salmon and scrambled eggs, muesli, fresh fruit and yoghurt, porridge and cream or our Aga-cooked hot breakfast with black pudding and bacon. All breakfasts are served with freshly ground coffee, fruit juice and home-baked bread. Guests can relax in the spacious drawing room where there is a television and open fire. Breakfast is served in the dining room which looks out onto the garden.You can be assured of a warm welcome at Osborne House, guests who arrive at tea-time are offered a complimentary slice of home-make cake or a flapjack and coffee and tea. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Osborne House Bed and Breakfast

Address: 4 Dundarroch Road, Ballater AB35 5NP, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Aberdeenshire > Ballater
Price Range: $64 - $87 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Osborne House Bed and Breakfast 4*
Number of rooms: 3
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Osborne House Bed And Breakfast Ballater, Scotland, UK
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“Double room on the second floor has great views.”
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“Both rooms are upstairs”
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“Scottish traditional style”
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“Overlooking the pleasant garden”
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