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Braeval Hotel

Crescent Road, Nairn IV12 4NB, Scotland
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Ranked #5 of 10 hotels in Nairn
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Winnipeg, Manitoba
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Clean, good breakfast, very nice family room - 2 adults + 1 teenager. Nice view and a short walk to the ocean. Parking is not on site, but not too difficult to organize. We did not go into the pub, but it looked very appealing.

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Vancouver, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We walked from our B&B around 6:00pm on a Saturday and, as we did not make a reservation in the restaurant we went in to the bar to eat. We sat for at least 10 minutes without anyone coming over. I had to go to the bar to order drinks and ask for menus. Once ordered, the food came hot... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Very friendly service and charming room with a great view over the Moray Firth below the roof. The restaurant too had a fine view and the staff was very patient with us, although a friend of ours had quite a difficult time with her small children while we ordered. Thanks!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Everybody very friendly, ate in the restaurant - very good. Great location, views out towards the sea superb. Live music - Mak a Din excellent had a wonderful night. Very comfortable bed. Will be the place to stay when we return.

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MHMHolding, Owner at Braeval Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review. I'm glad you enjoyed your visit and the live music. The live music always adds to the fun, friendly atmosphere at the Braeval. More

Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We based ourselves in Nairn during a recent golf trip to Northern Scotland. We stayed at the Braeval Hotel for four nights and loved the place. The rooms were small but had everything you needed and were clean, comfortable and warm. The bar was a standout. The staff brilliant, extremely knowledgable on the local area and the 107 different single... More

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MHMHolding, Owner at Braeval Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful comments. I'm so glad you felt like part of the family - this is what we aim for and we really enjoy meeting all our visitors. Whisky list has grown to 112 - I just can't stop my husband from collecting them! More

Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Rooms - Spotless and comfortable Food - excellent and well presented Staff - Knowlegable friendly and informative, A credit to their employees. Service - Efficient and friendly. We had a lovely stay and will definately make a return visit.

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We could not ask for a nicer review and for kinder comments. Thank you so much. Feedback like this make all the hard work worthwhile for us and our staff. More

Preston, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a great hotel ,we had beautiful sea views and excellent foodfor dinner and more than adequate buffet and full scottish breakfast . Owners and staff were most helpful and gave good advice on how to get accomodation in John O'Groats.

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Thank you for taking the time to post your review and for your kind remarks. I do hope you are able to return again. More

York, UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hotel only has a few rooms - which is a plus; it feels more like a guest house. Where it really scores is in its bar and restaurant which removes the necessity of finding somewhere else for an evening meal. The food is good - reasonably priced and an interesting menu - and the staff friendly and efficient (without... More

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MHMHolding, Owner at Braeval Hotel, responded to this review

Your lovely comments are very much appreciated. We do strive to create a friendly, intimate atmosphere in our small hotel. Rooms are redecorated every year, with "snagging" going on at every opportunity throughout the busy season, so the room will be upgraded again soon. More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were there just for one day. The restaurant was good and the service was perfect. We had a room with a sea view. We could not stay longer because the hotel was full booked that was a pity.This is a place where we want to com back,

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I'm delighted you enjoyed your visit so much. It's always nice to hear that guests would like to come back and I hope you do. Early booking for the summer months is advised! More

Savannah, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful view of the firth from hotel and dining room. Staff very helpful. We were on a tour of Scotland and this hotel was located close to many of the places we wanted to visit. Highly recommend to others on this type of leisure tour.

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Thank you for taking the time to let others know about the Braeval. We are ideally located for touring in the area and for taking advantage of the best that Nairn has to offer. More

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Address: Crescent Road, Nairn IV12 4NB, Scotland
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Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Scottish Highlands > Nairn
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The Braeval Hotel is a friendly pub-hotel overlooking Nairn beach. It has spectacular sea views and is close to Nairn town centre and between Nairn's two championship golf courses. It has 8 en-suite bedrooms, some with sea views. The hotel's Bandstand Bar won CAMRA Pub of the Year 2014. It has won this award five times in the last six years. It has 9 Real Ale pumps is Cask Marque accredited and in The Good Beer Guide. The hotel's sea view Restaurant offers excellent Sea Food, Steaks and traditional Scottish dishes from locally sourced produce. The entire length of the restaurant is glass, offering stunning sea views. The decor reflects the character of the Fishertown area of Nairn with period photographs of Nairn when it was a fishing port. Bottlenose dolphins are regularly seen from the Restaurant. The hotel is rated 4 stars by Visit Scotland. ... more   less 
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