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    Hilton Grand Vacations Club at Craigendarroch Lodges

    At Craigendarroch Lodges Braemar Road, Ballater AB35 5XA, Scotland
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    Overview
    • Excellent42%
    • Very good31%
    • Average15%
    • Poor7%
    • Terrible5%
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    “club house” (23 reviews)
    “swimming pool” (35 reviews)
    “bedroom lodge” (20 reviews)
    Free Wifi
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    Pool
    Non-Smoking Rooms
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    3.5 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 16 August 2011

    OK first off I should say I prefer independent hotels as the management tend to care about what they do. That said... The outside and entrance of the hotel looks lovely and atmospheric, but then it all goes corporate on you. We'd booked for Dinner...More

    1  Thank kahn-B-arsst
    Response from Paulatcraigen, General Manager at Hilton Grand Vacations Club at Craigendarroch LodgesResponded 14 September 2011

    Many thanks for your comments and I am really sorry you left feeling that we had not lived up to your expectations. We take all our guests' comments seriously and act on them where possible. To that end we have sourced and now stock a...More

    Reviewed 9 August 2011

    I stayed here for 15 nights for business during July and August. It was very busy due to the kids being on holiday plus loads of tourists visiting Balmoral before it was closed to the public. Its quite a large hotel, even though its in...More

    Thank KimmyCustard
    Response from Paulatcraigen, General Manager at Hilton Grand Vacations Club at Craigendarroch LodgesResponded 14 September 2011

    Many thanks for your kind comments and positive review. I am so pleased you enjoyed your time with us at Craigendarroch-a 15 night stay is relatively rare for us with our business being mainly short breaks. However we take on board your point about the...More

    Reviewed 5 August 2011

    Booked a de-luxe room for my 70th birthday which turned out to be a room that you would expect in a third class hotel. The view from the room was according to the website was a beautiful view of the Deeside valley, some hope .The...More

    2  Thank Hugh7041
    Response from Paulatcraigen, General Manager at Hilton Grand Vacations Club at Craigendarroch LodgesResponded 14 September 2011

    I am so sorry that your stay with us did not live up to your expectations, and regret that we did not have the opprtunity to discuss these points with you during your stay. I can assure you that all comments are noted and actioned...More

    Reviewed 4 August 2011

    We have recently returned from a three night stay in the Hilton Ctaigendarroch. The hotel is in a wonderful location and ideally placed to explore the highlands of Scotland and the Cairngorms National Park. The hotel has very good leisure facilities and seems to be...More

    2  Thank Sfran10536
    Response from Paulatcraigen, General Manager at Hilton Grand Vacations Club at Craigendarroch LodgesResponded 14 September 2011

    Please accept my apologies that your room was not up to the standard you expected. We understand that due to age and other factors not all our rooms meet the standards we would like but I can assure you we are working ver yhard on...More

    Reviewed 30 July 2011

    Found the Craigendarroch to be an ideal location for playing the Royal Deeside Golf Classic. It is an easy 30 minute drive from Banchory and within easy reach of Aboyne and Braemar. The bedroom was comfortable although the furnishings were tired and in need of...More

    Thank joabil
    Response from Paulatcraigen, General Manager at Hilton Grand Vacations Club at Craigendarroch LodgesResponded 14 September 2011

    Many thanks for your kind comments-I am so pleased you enjoyed your stay with us. I take on board your comment about the condition of rooms and furniture and we are working hard to address that problem this year. I look forward to welcoming you...More

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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Laundry Service
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Room amenities
    • Microwave
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Heated pool
    • Indoor pool
    • Hot Tub
    • Tennis Court
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$123 - US$281 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 131
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    • Aberdeenshire >
    • Ballater
    • Also Known As
    • Hilton Craigendarroch Hotel Ballater ,
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    • Ballater Hilton ,
    • Hilton Grand Vacations Club At Craigendarroch Lodges Ballater, Scotland
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    Response from Leslie L | Reviewed this property |
    Please rent a car. You will enjoy the holiday much more.
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    Response from Vicki Lynn B | Reviewed this property |
    Pretty sure, yes. We rented a car in Edinburgh and drove ourselves.
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    "No hotel now, hotel rooms now suites etc available to rent. Complex on hillside and some lodges with both..."
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    "The lodges at the front of the property have mountain views."
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