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Braeval Hotel

#5 of 10 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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Calgary, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I can't recommend this hotel enough! We only had one night in Nairn, but were immediately wishing we'd had more time! The gentleman at Braeval was kind enough to check us in quite early when we'd arrived, which was a huge relief as our packs were quite heavy. We had a room facing the water and it couldn't have been... More 

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Kilwinning, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Excellent place for short stay. Friendly staff, great views, nice breakfast and good selection of beers. Single room toilets small but ok for short stay. My only suggestion would be breakfast be available from 7:30

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Just returned home after a four night stay at the braeval hotel in Nairn .great little hotel with a fantastic atmosphere .excellent range of beers wine and whiskey ,also great food in the resturant and also in the bar .great sea view from a very comfortable and spacious room .next time we visit family in Nairn this place will be... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Spotless: thoughtfully comfortable rooms: unfussy good food : good service with warmth and good humour: Good value all round : wonderful sea view from dining room . Showers tended to the scottish / low water pressure rather than international power showers but hats the only gripe. Would go back no problem .

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MHMHolding, Owner at Braeval Hotel, responded to this review

I'm so glad you enjoyed your visit and we hope you can return again sometime soon. More 

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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Budget hotel . Has a great bar and food . Don't expect must sleep as the bar comes first and guests are forgotten about . Live band which can be heard throughout the hotel playing well into the early hours . Surely consider your guest maybe working early the next day

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MHMHolding, Owner at Braeval Hotel, responded to this review

We have no way of knowing when we receive a booking if customers are coming to join in the fun in the bar and enjoy the live music or not. So, to be sure guests know what to expect, all booking channels and our website describe the Braeval Hotel as "a pub hotel with live music". Room descriptions and booking... More 

London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The place is really first-rate, in a pleasant and modest way. My single room had a superb sea view, was well appointed and felt cared for. The staff were welcoming and efficient. When I complained about the dozy radiator in my room, the surplus air was removed within ten minutes, making my radiator hot. The food was excellent, in generous... More 

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Thank you for taking the time to post your comments. I'm pleased you enjoyed your visit. More 

Cumbria
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32 reviews 32 reviews
23 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stated at the Braeval whilst working in Elgin, there were 5 of us which they put in a double and triple room,thus avoiding paying for a third room.Mine had a brilliant view of the beach and Moray firth. Breakfast was good and the evening meal was OK, they have about 150 different whiskeys if you are into that stuff.Down side,... More 

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MHMHolding, Owner at Braeval Hotel, responded to this review

Glad you enjoyed your visit. Thank you for posting your comments. At weekends the restaurant closes later at 9pm (10pm in the summer months). More 

Thurso, United Kingdom
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53 reviews 53 reviews
10 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

We stayed here for one night in room 7. It has a wonderful view of the beach. The staff are very friendly and the food is very good, especially breakfast. The room is very comfortable but the only gripe is there is no parking at this hotel, although we did manage to park on the next street. We would definately... More 

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MHMHolding, Owner at Braeval Hotel, responded to this review

So glad you enjoyed your stay. Although we don't have private parking there is free on street parking all around the hotel and a large free car park to the rear of the hotel (takes 100 cars). There is no metered parking in the whole town of Nairn (a small miracle by city standards!) More 

Nantwich, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

Having heard about the annual Bandstand Beer and Music festival at the Braeval Hotel, my husband's curiosity intervened and he booked a three night stay at the end of the week and a bit-long event. In spite of the frenetic activity in the beer festival marquee upon his arrival, this did not detract from the efficiency and friendliness of the... More 

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MHMHolding, Owner at Braeval Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for this lovely review. I'm glad we were able to provide a good experience, despite it being an extraordinarily busy time for us. Look out for dates of the next beer festival on our website. (If you haven't done so, a wee review on the Bandstand Restaurant site would be very much appreciated). Thank you again. More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 via mobile

My wife & I stayed at the Braeval for 2 nights for the beer festival last weekend.The festival was fantastic & well organised,with a large choice of beers.As for the hotel hospitality,again,fantastic.Gordon,Morag & all their staff looked after us very well indeed.We ate at the hotel twice,evening meal on Saturday & the Sunday Carvery the next day.Both meals were excellent... More 

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MHMHolding, Owner at Braeval Hotel, responded to this review

I'm so glad you enjoyed yourselves and we very much appreciated your kind words. Hope to see you at the next festival! (If you've not already done so, a review on the Bandstand Restaurant's site would be much appreciated too!) More 

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