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Auld Kirk Hotel

4.0 of 5 Small Hotel   |   31 Braemar Road, Ballater AB35 5RQ, Scotland
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Ranked #8 of 18 Ballater B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014
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  • Location
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

We stayed here recently for just one night. The situation of the Auld Kirk is quiet but very convenient, just a few minutes walk from the centre of Ballater. The room was very comfortable and could not be faulted for cleanliness. The ensuite was a good size, and the shower had great pressure. The breakfast was really excellent - lots... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

We stayed there for 2 knights and it was a very good experience. The church was rebuilth with new bathrooms and very decorative and design rooms. Food was excellenet and the service was outstanding. Best regards Morten Lie

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Aberdeen, Scotland, United Kingdom
5 reviews 5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

We stayed here for two nights on 20/06/2014 and after trawling through all the B&Bs, we chose The Auld Kirk based on the reviews and the quirkiness of the building. We were not disappointed! We received a warm welcome from Peter who showed us our room and gave us the lowdown on the amenities. Fantastic room, very comfortable - the... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

Visited in March with friends for a couple of nights. Had a very comfortable stay and would certainly recommend. The staff were extremely friendly and helpful. The old kirk has been very well renovated and is a credit to the owners.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014

I would definitely recommend staying here if you are holidaying in Royal Deeside. We stayed for two nights recently when attending a wedding nearby. The staff were very friendly and helpful and the room was tastefully done and very comfortable. Great shower. Breakfasts were excellent - I don`t normally do cooked breakfasts but I really enjoyed my freshly cooked to... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014

This is a lovely old kirk as the name suggests but tastefully renovated in a modern style. The two chaps who own the place couldn't have been nicer. It was a winter Sunday and only us and one other staying however they didn't stint on the breakfast buffet with a good selection of fruits yogurts etc. The cooked part of... More

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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8 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

This is a fantastic place to stay . The design and quality of the interior is 1st class . The service is refreshingly welcoming , and the quality and choice for breakfast is superb . 5 stars from me . Highly recommended .

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Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2013

Superb staff - both the owners as restaurant staff was very friendly & helpful brilliant breakfast - high quality breakfast menu, including a full scottish breakfast great location - authentic building in beautiful town stunning surroundings - great walks and bike tours modern & comfortable rooms - high standards for beds and bathrooms All for a very reasonable price!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2013

Was directed to this absolutely delightful B&B because I couldn't get a hotel in Aberdeen. I couldn't believe my luck ! The Auld Kirk is a converted church which has been finished to a very high standard. Almost everything you would expect from a higher class hotel is provided at a much more realistic cost. The staff were extremely attentive... More

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2013 via mobile

Stayed here last night as a break away from home , was lovely , very clean and comfortable . Breakfast was excellent . Very friendly welcome and great staff . We had tea at the Alexandra Hotel which was good value and huge portions . We hopefully will be back to visit both .

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Address: 31 Braemar Road, Ballater AB35 5RQ, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Aberdeenshire > Ballater
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Auld Kirk Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 6
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