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Osborne House Bed and Breakfast

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.
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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Public Wifi
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Non-Smoking Rooms
Family Rooms
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Dyce Airport34 mi
Dundee Airport41 mi
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Reviewed 17 October 2018

Having been at Osborne House 3 years ago we returned this year and it was as perfect as it was at that time. Heather and Neil were so lovely, the room (with ensuite) was really comfortable and pubs / restaurants and a supermarket are in...More

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank WhiskyOtmar
Response from Heather A, Owner at Osborne House Bed and BreakfastResponded 18 October 2018

Thank-you for taking time to post a very kind review. It was lovely to welcome you back to Osborne House and to have you to stay with us. Holidays are never long enough but it is good to have happy memories of them. We are...More

Reviewed 23 August 2018 via mobile

We stayed here during our trip around Scotland. The house is so lovely and the room was very big and comfy. The hosts were lovely and nothing was too much trouble. Excellent location for a walk into the town. Breakfast very good. Would recommend.

Date of stay: July 2018
Thank Tracey D
Response from Heather A, Owner at Osborne House Bed and BreakfastResponded 24 August 2018

Thank-you for your kind review. We enjoyed having you to stay. So pleased to be part of your touring holiday in Scotland and glad you enjoyed your visit here. All best wishes.

Reviewed 23 July 2018

I made a booking here for business I told them I was a solo traveller, and was told the only room available was a double for single occupancy. This is something that happens a lot and to be honest I prefer this arrangement. However I...More

Date of stay: July 2018
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Response from Heather A, Owner at Osborne House Bed and BreakfastResponded 24 July 2018

Thank-you for taking time to post such a detailed review. It is clear on our website that it is not our practice to have televisions in guests’ bedrooms and this will not change. Your initial enquiry, made at the beginning of February, was for a...More

Reviewed 23 May 2018

I had single occupancy of a spacious double room, with ensuite and shower. Tea and coffee (both in bags) in the room, TV is communal in the ground floor guest lounge. I'd have welcomed somewhere to sit comfortably and use the laptop, but no problems...More

Date of stay: May 2018
Thank SimonG42
Response from Heather A, Owner at Osborne House Bed and BreakfastResponded 16 June 2018

Thank-you for taking time to post a review and for your kind words. Had we known in advance you wanted to work on your laptop, we could have let you have the other double room which has a desk at which to sit and work....More

Reviewed 28 September 2017

I recently stayed at Osborne House with Heather and Neil for 4 nights and it was just amazing. Heather and Neil are so lovely and friendly and it really makes such a difference when staying at a Bed and Breakfast. I was travelling alone so...More

Date of stay: September 2017
Thank Saljb1
Response from Heather_OsborneHouse, Owner at Osborne House Bed and BreakfastResponded 4 October 2017

Thank-you for taking time to post such a warm review. We enjoyed having you to stay and loved hearing about your climb up Lochnagar where you met some very interesting people. I was pleased too that you enjoyed visiting some of my favourite places like...More

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Karen R
23 February 2017|
Response from Heather A |
Hallo, Thank-you for your enquiry. We are fully booked for the nights of July 24th and 25th. Tomintoul and The Cabrach are about 45 minutes from Ballater by car. Tomintoul is around 24 miles from Ballater. Kind Regards... More
1 December 2016|
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Response from Heather_OsborneHouse | Property representative |
Hallo, Thank-you for your enquiry. At the moment, we would have a double or twin room with an en suite shower room available for the nights of 27th, 28th, 29th and 30th May 2017. The cost for the room would be £95 for a... More
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"This is a small guest house with limited rooms"
23 Jul 2018
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"Double room on the second floor has great views."
25 Jan 2017
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"Both rooms are upstairs"
16 Nov 2016
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"Scottish traditional style"
21 Sep 2016
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