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Peterborough, Canada
1 review
Reviewed 15 June 2012

We arrived at The Elms near the end of my trip (the last week of May), and it was, as my title states, by FAR the greatest place my friend and I stayed. (We stayed in 10 different locations in the 2 weeks) The hosts, Eileen and Chris, were so wonderful! I felt at home as soon as I walked... More 

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chrisbrousseau, Owner at The Elms B & B, responded to this review

Dear Tammy and Teri: Thank you for your lovely comments. The two of you were just perfect guests and we are so glad you enjoyed your stay with us at The Elms. Thank you also for the card and photos. We are so happy that we could be part of your dream vacation to Scotland and will always have the... More 

Bratislava, Slovakia
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Reviewed 13 June 2012

This was our first B&B in Scotland, and set the benchmark very high :) The hosts are very nice, room was clean and lovely. For breakfast we could choose from typical scottish breakfast or choice of cheeses - we tried both and both were very tasty. They recommended us a very nice restaurant. One little thing to improve is wi-fi... More 

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chrisbrousseau, Owner at The Elms B & B, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your kind comments. You were lovely guests and glad you enjoyed your stay with us. More 

essex
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Reviewed 9 June 2012

Just had a three night stay at the Elms. It was excellent...... Great price. Lovely twin room. Excellent Veggie Breakfast (I'm not a veggie but it didn't matter, the food was lovely) Dufftown has good pubs and excellent restaurants. It is a beautiful little town in a fabulous area. The best of the experience was without doubt the hospitality shown... More 

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chrisbrousseau, Owner at The Elms B & B, responded to this review

Dear Graham: Thank you very much for your kind words. The two of you were perfect guests and we are so happy you enjoyed your relaxing stay in Dufftown. We look forward to welcoming you again next month and will have a large dram waiting for you (any special requests?) Chris and Eileen More 

Houston, Texas
2 reviews
Reviewed 29 November 2011

During our three week tour of England and Scotland, The Elms was the best B & B we stayed in. From the moment we arrived we felt at home. Eileen gave us a very friendly welcome and helped answer all our questions about where to eat and things to do. Chris came by later with a welcoming scotch. My husband... More 

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chrisbrousseau, Owner at The Elms B & B, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your kind comments. We enjoyed having you as guests and are glad to see ythat you made it home safe and sound. Also, thank you very much for the bottle of wine. We will think of you when we open it. Hope to see you again. More 

London, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 6 October 2011

We came across ‘The Elms B&B’ on our way through Dufftown in early-October. The owner, Eileen, gave us a very warm welcome and we felt immediately at home. The Victorian house is lovely, with plenty of period fixtures and character. Our double bedroom was large, with a comfortable King bed and had several extra amenities that we really appreciated. Breakfast... More 

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chrisbrousseau, Owner at The Elms B & B, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your comments. We are glad you enjoyed your stay and hope to see you again on your next 'whisky' visit to the area. More 

Tacoma, Washington
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Reviewed 28 September 2011

My wife and I stayed one night at The Elms in Dufftown. It is located in central Dufftown in the heart of the Speyside whiskey region. We were particularly pleased with the professional couple who owned the B&B. They were very knowledgeable about the local whiskey industry and able to provide advice on how to best spend our time exploring... More 

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chrisbrousseau, Owner at The Elms B & B, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your report about your recent visit to ‘The Elms’ and we are glad that you enjoyed your one night stay. As we care very much about the comfort and enjoyment of all of our guests we wish to address a few of your comments for the benefit of future visitors although we realize that some... More 

Berlin, Germany
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Reviewed 13 July 2011

We staid only one night in Chris and Eileens wonderful victorian house but enjoyed it a lot. Clean room and no problems with the shared bathroom plus a good breakfast made it a good choice. There is an extra dining room for people who bring their own cold or take-away food in the evening with them. Miss Sophie the cat... More 

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Canada
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Reviewed 13 June 2011

We had a lovely stay with Chris and Eileen. Both greeted us at the door, immediately mading us feel comfortable. Chris poured us a generous whisky. The rooms are nicely decorated and everything was very clean. The common room has a refrigerator, table and chairs, so you can bring in your own food if you want. We had a fun... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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Reviewed 10 June 2011

The Elms is an excellent B&B. Eileen and Chris were very welcoming and helped us find our way through Dufftown and destilleries. All recommendations were great. Besides an impeccable B&B The Elms also offers a small dining room with fridge that can be used for 'home dining'. we would love to visit again and recommend this great B&B.

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Thunder Bay, Canada
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Reviewed 5 May 2011

The Elms is a wonderful place to stay. Chris and Eileen are very welcoming hosts who are knowledgeable about the area and offer great advice. Our room was very cozy and clean and we truly felt at home. The breakfast was delicious. The location is very convenient and we were able to take a couple of interesting walks (for a... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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Additional Information about The Elms B & B

Address: The Elms 54 Fife Street, Dufftown AB55 4AP, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Moray > Dufftown
Price Range: $45 - $53 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 2
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“The top floor is very cosy and private, with no other guest rooms on that floor. There is also a guest lounge on that floor which feels like your very own living room.”
 of 5 bubbles Joy-Leilani, 3 Sep 2013 | Read review
“All rooms are first class, warm and comfortable.”
 of 5 bubbles GlynW644, 26 Jul 2013 | Read review
“The Mortlach room was fine for 2 adult travelers and make sure to enable your heated blanket if the night gets cold!”
 of 5 bubbles 455MichaelS455, 7 May 2013 | Read review
“All rooms are very comfortable”
 of 5 bubbles GlynW644, 24 Dec 2012 | Read review
“We stayed in the "mortloch" room which was facing the street. Good choice indeed if you want two single beds.”
 of 5 bubbles Worried69, 24 Nov 2012 | Read review
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