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  • Excellent52%
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  • Average7%
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3 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 4 June 2016 via mobile

The service from staff and the quality of food is outstanding. We are always made to feel so welcome when we visit, especially from Fraser and Karen. They've recently started making their own pizza in their stone baked oven which are amazing, not to mention...More

Thank Joannee92
Response from Karen C, Owner at Balavil HotelResponded 6 June 2016

Thank you so much for your kind words. Always a pleasure welcoming you.

Reviewed 13 May 2016

Can't recommend this place enough, We visited Newtonmore for my 25th Birthday a group of 8 friends, the hotel staff were very accomdating, arriving just before check in our rooms were ready so we got to them straight away, very clean! Beds & showers were...More

Thank dowdslaura
Response from Karen C, Owner at Balavil HotelResponded 8 June 2016

Thanks for a lovely review. We are so happy you enjoyed your stay and more importantly, enjoyed your birthday. Hope to see you all again soon.

Reviewed 3 May 2016 via mobile

The hotel hosted a family wedding and what great service, food was brilliant and staff couldnt do enough for you. Will def be back. Very professional reception staff and inside the hotel its beautiful. The function room was large and looked amazing. Sorry didnt take...More

Thank Shirley T
Reviewed 25 April 2016 via mobile

Recently stayed here for a night with my wife. Really nice old building with a newer back. Room was spacious and a comfy bed which was welcome after a long drive and visit us Cairngorms. Has a free pool with is a added bonus but...More

Thank gingascott
Reviewed 19 April 2016 via mobile

My mum, daughter and I stayed here again for four nights. The Balavil provides comfortable, clean accommodation in a warm, homely atmosphere. Fraser and his staff can't do enough for their guests. Nothing is too much trouble. The food is excellent and beautifully presented. We...More

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Amenities
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Pool
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Breakfast included
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Free Parking
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Heated pool
Indoor pool
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US$119 - US$146 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Price range
US$119 - US$146 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Response from Duncy | Reviewed this property |
Yes tv in bar
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26 January 2018|
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Response from Bill M | Reviewed this property |
There are 2 bars in the Hotel - one in the main area and a public bar round the back.. We also went for a drink in the Highlander Hotel, the Braeriach Hotel and the Glenesk Hotel. There aren't any other places to go for a... More
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jamiefalexander
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Response from RBell92 | Reviewed this property |
Hello, I would contact the hotel to be sure, however when I stayed they did have a separate building that the dogs could stay in.
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"33 is on first floor walk in shower"
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"Best rooms are probably to the back rather than the road front."
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"Our bedroom overlooked the back gardens & all the bedrooms have double glazing."
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"we were at the rooms on the first floor, to the rear of the building"
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