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Bishop Auckland, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Fourth and final visit as Nic n Julie are selling up and hopefully setting up elsewhere. They must be doing something right as we keep going back. Nothing major to winge about and as close to perfect as could be. Lovely couple and wish them all the luck for the future. Keep in touch

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 October 2016

This is a special, tranquil place, directly overlooking the magnificent Solway Firth with its wonderful shades of light and colour. We stayed for three nights, and received the warmest of welcomes from Julie and Nic, with coffee and homemade shortbread. The accommodation was perfect; a beautifully appointed bedroom with a very comfortable bed and pillows, a lovely sitting room, and...

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Nic-and-Julie, Owner at The Waterside Rooms, responded to this review

Hi, thank you again for your kind and generous words. We also enjoyed your company as was apparent in the long breakfast conversations. Your visit was also aided by the weather which was exceptional for the time of year - please arrange to bring it again, next time we see you! Thanks again! Nic and Julie

England
Reviewed 17 June 2016

The best location, the best welcome - great breakfast, an example to all who aspire to host a bed and breakfast. Lovely room - better than any 4* hotel. On your way to Scotland - make a detour and restore your faith in British hospitality.

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Nic-and-Julie, Owner at The Waterside Rooms, responded to this review

Hi, thanks for your kind words. It's lovely when our efforts are recognised by our guests. Likewise we enjoyed your company. Come again!

Wokingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 June 2016

This is a great location for a break when travelling up to Scotland. The accommodation is spacious and comfortable and Nic and Julie are friendly hosts. You can take a relaxing stroll along the riverbank and Julie provided a lift into town to Del Amitri restaurant which was very good for dinner. The breakfast was excellent.

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Nic-and-Julie, Owner at The Waterside Rooms, responded to this review

Thanks for your kind words. Your comments about our location are shared by many of our guests. Glad you liked our way of doing things. Come Again!

Bishop Auckland, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 June 2016 via mobile

Late review. Third visit and decent weather. Julie and Nic were fab guests as usual. Nice place to spend an anniversary. Back again in August and then who knows. Highly recommended. Off the beaten track and ideally based for gretna and the west coast.

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Nic-and-Julie, Owner at The Waterside Rooms, responded to this review

Glad that you enjoy our home and small business. Looking forward to seeing you in August. It's hot here now, so fingers crossed fr the good weather then. All the best Nic & Julie

Durham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 April 2016

Another fab stay (third) and a definite winner of who can cook the best scrambled eggs at breakfast. Breakfast is tasty. The rooms are clean and compact with plenty of toiletries. Heated floors in the bathroom add to a warm feet on a morning. Rainforest shower and in built lights in the stairs to aid night time wandering. Bed is...

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Nic-and-Julie, Owner at The Waterside Rooms, responded to this review

Ok! I guess I am going to have to work on my scrambled eggs, before you return! Otherwise good to see you both as always! Thanks Nic and Julie

Bishop Auckland, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 February 2016 via mobile

We have stayed here a total of 2 times and plan a few more visits in 2016. Weather was better this time round. Nic and julie are a lovely couple. Breakfast is fab and staying in the ground floor of their house means you get peace and quiet. You have your own entrance to the rooms. Lovely views. Only thing...

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Nic-and-Julie, Owner at The Waterside Rooms, responded to this review

Thank you Alison, not long now till your next visit! At some stage we will get additional lighting outside - we don't want our guests in the Solway - we want you inside having a fab break from everyday life. So glad you enjoy your visits. All the best Nic and Julie

Harrogate
Reviewed 20 November 2015

We were greeted on our arrival by Julie the owner who made us really welcome with fresh coffee and homemade biscuits. The Waterside is exactly as advertised being literally on the beach overlooking the Solway Firth, The views from the living room are spectacular across the bay and in the morning we had a splendid full english breakfast overlooking the...

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Nic-and-Julie, Owner at The Waterside Rooms, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our small business. Julie and I are always pleased to hear that our guests have enjoyed the experience. We have taken note of your remarks about access for those with mobility issues and while our existing website already advises that access is via a few steps I will further clarify the text...

UK
Reviewed 3 September 2015

Made a return visit to this fantastic B&B for the August Bank Holiday. Once again the weather was fine and the hospitality as faultless as before. Truly 5 star in every way. Nic and Julie go out of their way to ensure the best experience for their guests.

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Nic-and-Julie, Owner at The Waterside Rooms, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words about our small business and so sorry about the delay in responding. Somehow, we keep on missing emails alerting us to reviews and I only picked up yours today when we received another.

Nottingham
Reviewed 6 July 2015

This is one of the nicest B&Bs we’ve stayed in and made a great place to break a long journey home. Julie and Nic are excellent hosts – very welcoming, helpful, chatty and interesting. The “semi-basement” accommodation of separate lounge and bedroom is beautifully fitted, decorated and furnished, and has its own entrance. Breakfast was served at their stylish dining...

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nicpearse, Owner at The Waterside Rooms, responded to this review

Thank you for your appreciation of our home and small business. Sharing our home with others who appreciate our setting and service is a pleasure to us. Glad you enjoyed it and please come back and see us again. Thanks Nic and Julie

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Waterside Rooms are located by the edge of the Solway Estuary near Annan. We are very near the border and A74/M6 motorway being a useful stop over point. Our one Suite is luxurious and will sleep two in comfort or four for friends or family sharing. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Waterside Rooms

Address: Dornock Brow | Near Annan, Dornock, Annan DG12 6SX, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Dumfries and Galloway > Annan > Dornock
Price Range: €113 - €127 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 1
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“Take your own wine and nibbles as hotel is remote”
 of 5 bubbles alicat211, 12 Apr 2016 | Read review
“The suite is private and very comfortable”
 of 5 bubbles Kittys64, 2 Sep 2015 | Read review
“One suite available - highly recommended for young families though couples would love the living room too.”
 of 5 bubbles FBingham, 3 Sep 2014 | Read review
“Only one bedroom and living room with bed settee”
 of 5 bubbles Kittys64, 30 Aug 2014 | Read review
“Two adjoining rooms which meant it was perfect for parents and child.”
 of 5 bubbles AKL43, 30 Aug 2014 | Read review
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