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The Deeside Inn

13 - 15 Victoria Road, Ballater AB35 5RA, Scotland
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Chester, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
7 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015 via mobile

We visited The Deeside Inn whilst visiting Ballater for the day. The bar was really welcoming and allows children and dogs. Really nice surroundings and a great selection at the bar. The staff are friendly and helpful. As it was Christmas time the hotel looked really pretty with lots of twinkling lights. We will definitely return! Thank you

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2015 via mobile

We spent 2 nights here and it's was very welcoming and friendly staff who were willing to make our stay enjoyable. The food was lovely too. The hotel it's self was comfortable and cosy with Scottish theme to it. The locals were friendly and helpful if u needed to know anything x

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Thank Karen O
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2015

I want to thank the staff of the Deeside Inn for making our weekend a fantastic experience. The food was superb even though some of the staff were quite young and not super proficient on table service. They were friendly and helpful and local which actually enhances the experience for me. No disrespect to the hard working non locals but... More 

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Falkirk, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2015

Just stayed here for 2 days, the public areas were cosy with big sofas and a log fire. Our room was very nice, comfortable bed, the only problem was the shower was a bit difficult to use, and the corridors are a bit tired. However the stay was great value for money, our first night there was live band playing... More 

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Tayport, United Kingdom
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197 reviews
37 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2015 via mobile

Great price at £69 per night including dinner x 2, breakfast and a bottle of wine! The hotel manageress is charming and cannot do enough for her customers. We love the enormous lounge with comfy chairs and roaring fire. The bar is welcoming and friendly. Bar prices are good for a hotel. Rooms are warm enough but need renovating. Our... More 

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Aberdeenshire, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2015

I liked the look of this Hotel on first sight. received a warm reception as i entered i was a wee bit early to book in.so wandered through to the very tastefully decorated lounge/bar where i ordered a much needed tuck-in of Haddock and chips (yum). Booking in was a smooth affair.my room was a nice size, clean and welcoming,... More 

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St Monans, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2015

excellent location, perfect service a special reward for Breakfast traditional hotel with this "so scottish" atmosphere we like. On the way to Balmoral and Braemar. I could hear the deers roaring in the distant forest just beautiful

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Thank Richard James V
Joanna W, General Manager at The Deeside Inn, responded to this review

Delighted that you heard the deer roar - it is fabulous around here this time of year. Thanks for the review - we always appreciate it when guests take the time to review. We hope that you will come and visit us again soon. Best wishes Joanna More 

Aberdeen
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7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2015

Booked a double room for my wife and i for one night,we got a twin room.Our room was next to the stairs so we could hear everyone going up and down.The room was pleasent enough and our two beds were comfy once pushed together. the bathroom was large enough would of prefered a power shower as it was a bit... More 

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Joanna W, General Manager at The Deeside Inn, responded to this review

Oh dear! That is not a very good review - for which I am sorry. I have to say that normally, we do a great breakfast for which we get great comments. A full Scottish breakfast is generous - with sausage, black pudding, haggis, bacon, tomato and egg - so it's a plateful really. I would agree with you about... More 

North Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2015 via mobile

Wow what can I say?? My partner and I came to the Deesside for a very good friends wedding. It was their first one and they did and incredible job! Canapés were tasty and plenty of them, staff were extremely attentive and the 3 course meal was brought out in a timely manner and delicious! The room was set up... More 

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Thank Ali M
Joanna W, General Manager at The Deeside Inn, responded to this review

It was very good of you to take the time to write a review your recent stay. It was a lovely wedding. As our first wedding, we were a bit nervous as you can't get a wedding wrong! However, we were relieved that it all went smoothly and that a good time was had by all. Many thanks once again,... More 

Aberdeenshire, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2015

I had my wedding here this month and I am the happiest lady, they treated me like a bride should be treated. The staff went above and beyond the call of duty by making sure I had eaten before leaving for the church. I stayed the night before and the night of the wedding. The night before we had dinner... More 

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Joanna W, General Manager at The Deeside Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review - did you write it on your honeymoon? I am so glad that all went smoothly and we all wish you both the very best. All the best for now Joanna More 

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