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Loch Kinord Hotel

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Ballater Road | Royal Deeside, Dinnet, Ballater AB34 5LW, Scotland
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Ranked #1 of 1 Hotels in Dinnet
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Have stayed here twice now and was great. So quiet and a good meal had. Second stay was the bridal suite at the top with 4 poster bed, hot tub, seperate living room. Quite an old and outdated place, but it adds to the experience which was nice.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I recently stayed in the lodges at this hotel. To start with the positives, the location is excellent, the hotel itself cosy and quiet. The lodges however, while ideal for large family groups and very child friendly, could do with an overhaul. Tiny single beds for adults made for a poor nights sleep. The furniture in the living area was... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our family congregated In the Loch Kinord Hotel for the weekend whilst attending a family wedding in nearby Glen Tanar. It was an ideal location, easily accessible and easy to find. Organising families is akin to 'herding cats' - but Andrew and his team were very patient and accommodated our every request, including facilitating our mother who has very limited... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A lovely hotel with extremely comfortable rooms in glorious surroundings. A very warm welcome is always extended to us on our visits. Excellent food which is always perfectly cooked. A cosy little bar with an open fire, a welcome appreciated on a cold winters night.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped here for lunch (dog friendly in bar) and thoroughly enjoyed the food, the service and the ambiance. It is by no means inexpensive, but the food is excellent. The serving of lunch was a bit slow as a large party had just come in, but the staff handled it very well and it allowed us to savour the atmosphere.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very friendly and helpful. Beautiful location. The food was absolutely amazing. we have only taken off 1 star as facilities a little tired. The staff were very friendly and helpful. The style is rather traditional and not modern but this added to the character of the hotel. Overall would thoroughly recommend.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015 via mobile

Stayed 1 night after short notice sight seeing.Made very welcome with our dog, allowed to sit in bar area whilst we ate. Food was excellent. Nice outdoor area to sit & walk. Reasonable standard room. Breakfast taken in our room, excellent service & food. Would recommend & stay again.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

In May 2015 I stayed at your hotel for three nights during a grouptrip in Scotland. I appreciated very much the beautiful and comfortable rooms, the excellent meals and, last but not least, the heartwarming welcome and care from our host. In the midst of this splendid part of Scotland, Loch Kinord is a great place to stay.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

Had a wonderful weekend, hotel comfortable, staff very friendly and helpful, food tremendous. Only drawback was it rained so couldn't make use of the balcony or the garden but you can't blame the owner for that.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

We really enjoyed staying in the Loch Kinord Hotel, the staff is very nice and they make effort to welcome you as good as they can. The food was good, not excellent, but good. The rooms are very nice (interior) but we had some issues with hot water in the bathroom. The bathrooms could be renovated, cause the price in... More 

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