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Ballathie House Hotel

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Kinclaven By Stanley, Stanley PH1 4QN, Scotland
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18 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Enjoyed an overnight stay here. Hotel was busy but staff were very helpful and friendly. Excellent evening meal with very tasty and beautifully presented food. Lovely location close to the river with nice walks just a shame the sun wasn't shining.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We had our wedding reception here in July 2015 and couldn’t have been happier with Ballathie. Sorry our review is so late! The woodland riverside setting is stunning. The house itself is just the right balance between being formal and comfy, a gorgeous example of a Scottish country house. The staff were superb. They were very welcoming to all the... More 

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Pencaitland, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely hotel, great food, tentative staff and lots of whisky drinking by the roaring cosy fire! we loved the decor and the eclectic antiques in all the rooms. The breakfast was so tasty and the black pudding was to die for.

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Gail S, Manager at Ballathie House Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Sheila K, I was so pleased to read your review of Ballathie. It is true to say that the hotel is a perfect place to relax and unwind. Our staff are so hard working and will be thrilled to read that you had appreciated the effort that they put in when looking after our valued guests. Our incredible team... More 

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13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We met here last wknd as a post christmas meet up with family. We had arranged a private room as there is 12 of us kids included and its easier. The room was initially very cold but heaters were swiftly put in place and the room warmed up in no time. The speed and efficiency of the service was very... More 

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Gail S, Manager at Ballathie House Hotel, responded to this review

Dear jaf23, Thank you for posting your review and also for choosing Ballathie as the venue for your family gathering. I am so pleased that you enjoyed the speed and efficiency of the service and also that the use of the private room made the occasion enjoyable for all. I do hope that you find the time to visit again... More 

Glasgow, United Kingdom
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48 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A wonderfully relaxing stay. We were lucky enough to stay in a room overlooking the river. The grounds are well kept and lovely to walk around. The hotel itself deserves it food awards - amazing presentation matched by taste. Some parts of the House are dated but not to the point it reduced the comfort of our stay.

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Gail S, Manager at Ballathie House Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Katen M, I was so pleased that you had enjoyed our lovely hotel and also that you were able to enjoy the grounds that we are fortunate to sit within. We are extremely proud of the quality of food which is produced by our talented kitchen team, and we are proud of the awards which have been received. The... More 

Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have never spent Christmas away from home for many years.However this year some of the family were going elsewhere so we booked Ballathie for three nights starting on Christmas Eve. We have only ever stayed overnight in May on the way to the far north but have always enjoyed ourselves so we thought we would try the Christmas package.It... More 

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Gail S, Manager at Ballathie House Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Dinky286, Many thanks for your 5 star review. I was so pleased to hear that you (along with many others) had enjoyed our Christmas package this year. Ballathie is a special place but it is especially magical over the festive period. Our team of staff will be so pleased to hear such excellent feedback, not only do they have... More 

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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69 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Booked a last minute one night break through an online site and was impressed to get a call back within 10 minutes asking what time I would like to book dinner for. That's the sort of impressive service this hotel has - and it was continued through out the stay. Lots of staff, very attentive and clearly enjoying their work... More 

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Gail S, Manager at Ballathie House Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Mark T, Many thanks for taking the time to post such a thorough and well worded review. I was naturally pleased to read that you had enjoyed both the service and of the course the dinner. We are very proud of our hard working team who deliver exceptional quality in a very consistent manner. The rooms in Riverside are... More 

aberdeenshire
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61 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed at Ballathie for first time, Itison deal. Immaculate classic room. Evening meal tasty ++++++. All staff very welcoming, friendly and good at their job. We don't have a dog but I think half the guests did.

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Gail S, Manager at Ballathie House Hotel, responded to this review

Dear RichtAberdeenshire, Thank you for posting your review following your recent visit to Ballathie. I was pleased that you had enjoyed your stay with us and in particular that you were well looked after by our fabulous team of staff. As you have said the food is superb, we are very proud of the talented team that we have in... More 

Forfar, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016

Beautiful old house in a lovely setting. We had a large room in the main hotel which was clean and well furnished, and had a huge King size bed. We had the four course dinner which was excellent and the breakfast was also very good. through out our stay the service from the staff was also excellent.

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Gail S, Manager at Ballathie House Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Brian B, Many thanks for posting such a positive review, and thank you for choosing to spend New Year here with us at Ballathie. Our hard working team are dedicated to offering first class hospitality and wonderful food and have received many accolades as a result of this. We are so fortunate to work in such a fabulous location... More 

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57 reviews
26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015

It is always nice to be able to say how amazing a stay was. And this one was. We had booked into the Ballathie for the Christmas package for 2 nights, commencing Xmas eve, Ballathie is situated 9 miles from Perth in stunning countryside beside the river Tay. Motoring up the driveway, is was so nice seeing the festive lights... More 

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Gail S, Manager at Ballathie House Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Qualityscot, Many thanks for taking the time to post your review. I was so pleased that you were able to join us at Ballathie for Christmas along with many other friends both old and new. Our team work so hard to deliver exceptional service and in particular some of the finest cuisine in this area. I am also glad... More 

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