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Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin
Reviewed 26 May 2016

First B&B we stayed at in Scotland and what a joy compared to hotels! Warm welcoming couple, Pieter and Lea. Made us feel at home in this beautiful house. Spacious rooms kept spotlessly clean and the best breakfast I have had away from home. Homemade muffins, bread, jams, wonderful fruit and muesli. Plus your choice of salmon, bacon and eggs...

Thank Linda S
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 April 2016

I have been visiting Ballater every year for the Balmoral run for several years now and every year we have stayed at Moorside and i can honestly say it feels like home from home beautiful surroundings, warm, welcoming and friendly host who always welcome us with open arms. I always enjoy the breakfasts particularly the homemade muffins would always recommend...

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Trondheim, Norway
Reviewed 23 April 2016

I've stayed here many times over the year, but not for a couple of years now. And my wife have not stayed here for maybe 5 years at least. We booked in advance, and stayed for 4 nights. As usual, we had very good service, the rooms were spotlessly clean and we had good breakfast. And it is a bonus...

Thank Ursus_Polaris
Dundee, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 August 2015

Our second stay in this lovely B&B. We were again made to feel very welcome. Lovely room, spotlessly clean, excellent breakfast, nice residents lounge, safe bike storage, off road parking, short walk to town for evening meal. Would definitely stay again if returned to Ballater.

2Thank linda h
Norwich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 August 2015

This was a wonderful guest house.the rooms and facilities were excellent.Mr.&Mrs. Faber were wonderful hosts,with an immaculate house.The food was superb,as well as a lovely choice for breakfast,the bread,jams and marmalades were homemade of a high standard.I would certainly recommend this guest house...no faults or criticisms at all!

Thank margaret p
London and Gower Peninsula, Wales
Reviewed 8 June 2015 via mobile

Stayed a week while fishing the River Dee in early June. Pieter and Lea made us very welcome. My room was on the ground floor, very large with a large bathroom. Quiet. Good breakfasts. Comfortable bed. Car parking at the rear out of sight so we could leave our fishing rods on the car. Very close to the village centre...

1Thank langland_fisher
Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
Reviewed 28 May 2015

I had a lovely room with even a window in the bathroom. Very friendly owners serving a hearty breakfast, giving good tips for dining, creating a very free atmosphere. Good situation on a main street, but not noisy at all.

Thank 003HeleneG
North Berwick, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 May 2015

We don't stay at B &B's but needs must when we visited Ballater to meet with friends who were staying locally. We did a little research and found this establishment via the Internet and unusually for us we didn't even check trip advisor, when we arrived the house looked great from the outside and we received a nice welcome from...

Thank Andrew S
Oxford, UK
Reviewed 15 September 2014

Pieter, the proprietor, is typically Dutch: tall, forthright and with a mischievous sense of humour. Some people have likened the experience of staying at Moorside to Fawlty Towers and it's true to say that in the dining room, Pieter morphs into a benign Basil but the breakfast banter is part of the fun of of staying at this efficiently run...

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Beauly, Scotland, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 August 2014

We have spent another 8 nights at this excellent guest house. We enjoy the informal atmosphere, being able to come and go as we please and the lovely room that we are given each year. There is plenty of choice in the excellant breakfasts.

Thank Anne-Mary P

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included

Additional Information about Moorside House

Address: 26 Braemar Road, Ballater AB35 5RL, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Aberdeenshire > Ballater
Price Range: $33 - $41 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 9
Also Known As:
Moorside House Ballater, Scotland
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“All rooms are great and the location is nice and quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles X7323APpeterj, 31 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Total facilities were of high standard”
 of 5 bubbles 180margaretp, 7 Aug 2015 | Read review
“We had a room overlooking the back - it was very quiet with a nice view of the hill.”
 of 5 bubbles CitySlave, 6 Sep 2013 | Read review
“Try to get a front room.”
 of 5 bubbles Neil_G_1231, 9 Aug 2012 | Read review
“Try the home made muesli for breakfast - delicious!”
 of 5 bubbles 186525Happy_Camper, 20 Jul 2012 | Read review
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