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Reviewed 2 February 2015

We took a "self drive" four night DBB winter break at the Hydro, with charming double room with mountain view in the snow, and no noise from the road below. Excellent value for money.Lovely room with bay window, quiet, comfortable, plenty of storage space. The public rooms were very handsome, the swimming pool excellent(clean, large for an hotel), the table...

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PitlochryHydro, General Manager at The Pitlochry Hydro Hotel, responded to this review

Hi there and thanks for posting a lovely five star review. The staff let me know, as soon as I walked in this morning, that we had recorded another five star review and I can see that it really does motivate them. It puts a stride in everyone's step and encourages us all. Maybe next time you come you could...

Lancaster, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 January 2015

Just returned from 5 day break to Pitlochry Hydro. We traveled with Shearings and once again have excellent value for money. All staff are pleasant and helpful nothing is too much trouble to any of them. My single room was spacious and comfortable, cleaned daily, clean towel provided on request. Menu choice for breakfast and evening meal is excellent and...

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PitlochryHydro, General Manager at The Pitlochry Hydro Hotel, responded to this review

Hello there and what a lovely review to warm our hearts on a cold and frosty Perthshire morn ! Its fantastic to be recognised as competent people who deliver a consistent standard and help customers have a great break with us. Its what we are all employed to do and something we work very hard at. Regards Chris Stanton GM

Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 January 2015

Travelled to the Hotel with Shearings on a 4 day, Mon to Fri break. Wonderful value for money,had a lovely room, hotel was warm although the weather was very cold. The food was e xcellent with a good choice of menu. Only drawback is that the hotel is positioned about 550 yds from town up quite a steep hill.Will certainly...

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PitlochryHydro, General Manager at The Pitlochry Hydro Hotel, responded to this review

Hi, great title and my views entirely. We do great value winter breaks and customers really appreciate the area at this time of year.....quieter than usual but stunning all the same. Thanks for the review .....it is much appreciated. Regards Chris Stanton GM

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Reviewed 20 January 2015 via mobile

Stayed 12-16 jan lovely room spotlessly clean , delicious meals good selection on menus. served by excellent staff .Staff were brilliant during the days we couldn't go on trips Diane,Frank, Geoff were so funny with bingo and quizes not forgetting the"Clansman" .our coach driver ,Bob best ever ! All in all a great hotel to visit !

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PitlochryHydro, General Manager at The Pitlochry Hydro Hotel, responded to this review

Hi and thanks very much for a five star review that will please all the people mentioned..... the weather very rarely beats us but it did on this occasion. Its lovely here all year round so come again and experience Highland Perthshire without the snow, having said that I can think of more than a few places I wouldn't want...

Doncaster, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 January 2015

Well my second visit after about three years. This hotel is very good value, the rooms are spacious and there is a good choice with the food. I also like the swimming pool and the gym, which are both free to guests. The setting is excellent near to the town and there are some excellent walks nearby. I also though...

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PitlochryHydro, General Manager at The Pitlochry Hydro Hotel, responded to this review

Hello and thanks very much for the post. Yes, it was quite a week in terms of weather and I think most people appreciated the fact that January in Scotland can be like that. Walking around the locality at this time of year is stunning and I do it every day with my dog. It's also nice to read that...

Norwich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 January 2015

Stayed at the hydro with our friends from monday to friday on arriving to our room wich was very nice but took a while to warm up but was fine after a while,the food was very good and the choice on the menu was good,the staff were very helpfull friendly,the night time entertainment was good to with a top quiz...

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PitlochryHydro, General Manager at The Pitlochry Hydro Hotel, responded to this review

Hi there and thanks for a five star review, it's very much appreciated and helps get everyone ready for a new year and all the fun and games it can bring...in a good way ! I think the winter breaks we do are exceptional value and I am pleased you feel the same way. Perthshire looks great all year round...

Paisley, Scotland, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 January 2015

We visit once a yearsince2005,so so nice small hotel,spacious rooms, excellent choice of food, oh the breakfast between 9am till 11am,no rush,the staff very courtious to us,especially the young man called Marian,all are very welcoming,do everything to make our stay memorable, ohmy wife says there are many lovely shops,fantastic,lovely scenery too,the cleaning workers so nice

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PitlochryHydro, General Manager at The Pitlochry Hydro Hotel, responded to this review

Hi, Brilliant and thanks very much for such a nice review. We all work very hard and it is nice to be appreciated. I hope you continue to holiday here each year for a quite a few more years to come. All the best Chris Stanton GM

Blackburn, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 January 2015

This was our second visit for the festive season and it didn't disappoint. From our entry to Reception and onwards we were treated like old friends. I had asked in advance if I could have a certain room and this was available for me. On the table were fruit, a small bottle of wine, chocolates and a lovely calendar. Meals...

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PitlochryHydro, General Manager at The Pitlochry Hydro Hotel, responded to this review

Hi there, I'm so pleased to read you enjoyed your festive break and have even booked again for next year. I felt it went really well and all the details were taken care of. I might have to organise a new Santa next year as I'm sure the one who arrived had had more than one sherry. Thanks so much...

Lancashire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 January 2015

Having spent the new year at the Hydro, we stayed in a superior room, to be honest the room was fine, warm, quiet with en suit, yes it could do with an update but it didn't really bother us that much . The food was great with a continental and full English breakfast done to a great standard and a...

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PitlochryHydro, General Manager at The Pitlochry Hydro Hotel, responded to this review

Hello and thanks for posting a very nice review about your Hogmanay break with us. It was nice to read positive comments about the whole team and after what is a very busy time it is nice to be appreciated. I hope you have a great 2015 following a great start to it here at the Hydro. Best Regards Chris...

Clydebank, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 December 2014

I booked this as a trip for my friend's 60th through Caledonian Travel on 5th December. Hotel was lovely and very comfortable. Our room was very large with twin beds and lovely table and chairs for sitting in the warmth with a coffee from the well stocked facilities in the room. Bathroom was a bit in need of painting but...

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PitlochryHydro, General Manager at The Pitlochry Hydro Hotel, responded to this review

Hi there and I am glad your celebrations went well.......we have lots of groups in celebrating this and that and it's always nice to see pals enjoying themselves. Hope to see you again and you don't have to wait until your friend is 70....come and celebrate her 61st next year ! Happy Holidays Chris Stanton GM

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Just ten minutes walk from the town centre, the historic and recently refurbished Pitlochry Hydro Hotel overlooks the town of Pitlochry itself. The Pitlochry Hydro hotel offers an excellent range of facilities for visitors, including a modern, well-equipped gym and heated indoor swimming pool. The hotel houses all of the amenities and facilities you would expect from a Coast & Country venue. In addition, our staff will offer you a warm, friendly welcome, and ensure that your stay is as relaxing and memorable as possible. Pitlochry is a superb base for walkers. Ben Vrackie towers above the town, and the Cairngorm Massif is close by to the North. Loch Tummel and Loch Rannoch are also easily explored using the hotel as a base. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Pitlochry Hydro Hotel

Address: Knockard Road, Pitlochry PH16 5JH, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Perth and Kinross > Pitlochry
Price Range: £88 - £144 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Pitlochry Hydro Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 73
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