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Ballathie House Hotel

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Kinclaven By Stanley, Stanley PH1 4QN, Scotland
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Dublin
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32 reviews 32 reviews
16 hotel reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Visited Ballathie for Sunday lunch on a beautiful sunny day so really appreciated the setting beside the river. The hotel has a lovely elegant olde world atmosphere and the staff were very attentive even though it was fairly busy. The lunch menu had some really tempting choices however the portions were actually rather small so you would have to bear... More 

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19 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Unfortunately, just a short overnight stay for us this visit but just as enjoyable. This hotel is so popular and many guests have been returning for many years and it seems to attract a lovely type of clientele so always someone to exchange pleasantries with. A beautiful position by the river Tay and lots of walking around. Red Squirrel spotting... More 

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Falkirk, Scotland, United Kingdom
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31 reviews 31 reviews
13 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel is stunning and the food amazing. Staff are very professional, I would highly recommend dining here just for the experience. You would not be disappointed with anything this hotel has to offer.

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Essex
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97 reviews 97 reviews
29 hotel reviews
91 helpful votes 91 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Just spent 2 nights here after seeing some friends in Edinburgh and before heading to Wales for Easter. Very helpful and friendly staff. Hotel located on banks of Tay. Weather not the best. Sleet and a bit of snow one day. This only encouraged us to sit in the bar or drawing rooms with g&t's. I love a hotel with... More 

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

Dear MikeMason Thank you for your recent review of Ballathie. I am sorry the weather was not great for your stay with us, unfortunately we are in Scotland so four seasons in one day is the norm! I am glad you managed to find a cosy spot in one of our public areas to sample a gin from our growing... More 

Glasgow, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a long weekend at the Ballathie which was an ideal break from the normal routine. We stayed in the riverside 'annexe' - one of our party stayed in the hotel. The staff were very courteous and attentive. Dinner on the Saturday was superb especially the lemon souffle. Breakfast on the Sunday was a bit disorganised as the staff... More 

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

Dear KateandRod Thank you for your recent review. I am glad you found your stay at Ballathie to be restful. Thank you for your kind comments about dinner and for highly recommending us. I do hope to see you again in the not too distant future. Kind regards Gail Schofield Deputy Manager More 

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31 reviews 31 reviews
19 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed for two nights whilst on business in Perth. The Hotel is sat in lovely grounds on the river Tay. The welcome was warm and friendly and the room was a fair size and clean. The restaurant was first class but expensive.....very expensive. The breakfast was great too.......this place is ideal for a treat .

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

Dear Neil M Thank you for your review, I am glad you managed to find some time to enjoy our lovely grounds whilst staying with us. Thank you for your lovely comments about the hotel, food and service and hope that you may be able to ’treat’ yourself to another stay at Ballathie soon. Kind regards Gail Schofield Deputy Manager More 

Airdrie, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Husband and I were given this as a gift for an overnight stay....fantastic hotel.Staff friendly and attentive, excellent food and wine.Room was spotless.Lovely surroundings made this stay relaxing and enjoyable.We will return.

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

Dear Angiemcp1 I am delighted that you had a relaxing stay with us enjoying the hotel, food and of course the wine! What a lovely gift to have been given. We hope to see you return to Ballathie soon. Kind regards Gail Schofield Deputy Manager More 

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
9 hotel reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spent a relaxing weekend recently at Ballathie House Hotel. Everything about it has old world charm - the location, the architecture & character of the building and the strong links with fishing and shooting. Where it succeeds greatly is the menu and the quality of the ingredients. Our family group had the four course menu both nights and each... More 

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

Dear TheLawMan78 Thank you for your recent review of Ballathie. Ballathie is a traditional Country House Hotel and full of character and original period features, originally built as a sporting lodge to accommodate the fishermen on the Tay beneath or people shooting on the estate. I am delighted you enjoyed the food, the kitchen team are always trying to develop... More 

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely country house hotel where staff were helpful and well trained to respond to requests Very comfortable room. Personal attention . Staff aware of length of stay . Menu was interesting and the food beautifully presented Delicious dishes and well paced service of meals

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

Dear 112Dianne, Thank you for your lovely review of Ballathie. We pride ourselves on developing our team to ensure they have good knowledge about Ballathie, the services we offer and the local area itself. This ensures that everyone is well equipped to deal with guest enquiries and be able to show personal attention to detail with each and every guest.... More 

Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

From the moment we arrived on the stunning grounds of Ballathie, we were treated like VIPs. Each and every member of staff impecibaly trainned and politefully well mannered. You feel an immediate sense of comfort as soon as you arrive. It was a home away from home. The accomodation we stayed in was the Riverside (apart from main building). We... More 

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

Dear Cef1987 Thank you for your very lovely review of Ballathie. I am delighted you enjoyed your stay with us. My team and I are proud to offer our guests a real “experience”. We receive a lot of positive reviews about our Riverside Building. All rooms offer either a balcony or a patio area where you can enjoy a glass... More 

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