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Braeval Hotel

#5 of 9 Hotels in Nairn
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Crescent Road, Nairn IV12 4NB, Scotland
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    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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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Had a super meal during the week. Glad we booked as all tables full by 7:30. Staff were very friendly and all four meals delicious. I had a good sized portion of duck in black bean sauce. Melted in the mouth. Steak was cooked exactly as requested - rare. Good Scottish cheeseboard to finish. Definitely recommend this restaurant but book... More 

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crewe
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

well after a very long week working in Scotland I had a very happy welcoming from the receptionist at the breaval hotel, she was polite and very helpful, she asked me would you like breakfast and I enquired what time breakfast was and she said 8-9.30 I said sadly ilbe out earlier so she said 7.30 great music to my... More 

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stayed with a party of friends and overall enjoyed our stay, food and drink good as were the staff.We had a problem with our room (room 10) which had a distinct smell of damp dog/smelly socks. A shame as I would not say the room was unclean, it was not, it just had a strong,unpleasant smell. I'm sure it... More 

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MHMHolding, Owner at Braeval Hotel, responded to this review

I'm glad you enjoyed your visit overall. I apologise for any strange smell (nothing was detected by us.. but perhaps it had gone by then.) The price of £125 was for a suite for THREE people. So, if you compare with other hotels, you'll find that's very reasonable for two sea view rooms in July. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Chose this hotel, site unseen, for a two night extension after having been in London and Edinburgh We absolutely loved this hotel. Our room had a great view of the First of Forth. Since we were a family of 3, they gave us a nice room on the 3rd floor with an ajoining room for our HS son. We shared... More 

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MHMHolding, Owner at Braeval Hotel, responded to this review

I'm so glad you enjoyed your stay with us. Thank you for taking the time to post your lovely review. More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

order the fish & chips from the bar menu & was v disappointed. Portion was v small for £11.95 & the fish did not taste fresh. Batter also chewy. Also rude staff, her response after saying we were disappointed was 'we'll u didn't leave much'. V poor value for money

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MHMHolding, Owner at Braeval Hotel, responded to this review

I served your food with one of my waitresses and recall the incident. My waitress checked with you shortly after serving and you did not mention any problem. When she removed your empty plates and asked if you enjoyed your meal, you replied "No, it was (expletive/expletive)". She was so shocked by your reply that she initially thought you were... More 

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I looked online for the cheapest hotel in Nairn where I needed to stay the night following a Country duo called Raintown. The Braeval Hotel was it so I booked. On arrival I had a warm welcome a lovely single room overlooking the links and across the Moray Firth. A bar with excellent selection of ales and a whisky selection... More 

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I'm so glad you found us! Your remarks are very generous and much appreciated. More 

culby
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One of the owners personally showed us to the room and told us a little about the area. We had a wonderful room, and we walked across the park to the beach on the Moray Firth. Great dinner in the restaurant, and breakfast too. I highly recommend the Braeval.

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We aim for visitors to feel that the Braeval is a home from home, so it's lovely to hear your remarks. Thank you. More 

Warminster, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

No. Clean comfortable room, excellent service, spectacular location, wonderful pub and restaurant. Only thing wanting was breakfast, but only slightly so. Nairn is my wife's ancestral home, and it made for a perfect "root finding" base, centrally located within walking distance of the High Street and Fishertown. Highly recommend.

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Thank you for your comments and we hope to see you again if you return for another visit to the "home country". More 

London
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Took pot luck here on a short stay in Nairn. My lucky night. Superb ales from local craft breweries and a first rate and good value steak and chips. Barman knew his beers inside out, and restaurant staff very friendly.

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Just the kind of feedback we love to hear! We try our best to ensure staff really know the products we offer. Thank you. More 

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

Great location on the sea front. Friendly staff and the food was excellent. We loved the great night's entertainment wirh Black Isle Rock Orchestra. Plenty of choice of beers and wines. Just a fantastic weekend.

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Thank you for staying with us. I'm so glad you enjoyed the live music from BIRO - they're playing here again on 24 October. More 

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