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Hilton Grand Vacations Club at Craigendarroch Lodges

Braemar Road, Ballater AB35 5XA, Scotland
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Just returned from a bank holiday weekend away. The reception staff are helpful and eager to ensure your first impression is positive - it's disappointing management have not extended this thinking in staffing levels for the rest of the hotel. On Saturday we opted for a Bar meal - nothing wrong with the meal but the staff were chasing after... More 

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Columbus, Ohio
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10 reviews 10 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Two couples stayed in a 2 BR, 2.5 bath suite in the main building for a week in early May 2015. Our experience was superb due to the great food in the restaurant and bar, the spa facilities, the gorgeous kitchen and en-suite washer/dryer, the walking trails and 1-mile walk into Ballater, and the whiskey tasting with Gordon Muir on... More 

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The Hague, The Netherlands
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24 reviews 24 reviews
11 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very comfortable hotel in a beautiful setting, a five-minute uphill drive from Ballater. The third floor family suite was spacious and stylish, with big windows looking out into the forest. The gym and pool were very nice, the water a good temperature. We had a meal and a few drinks at the bar as the restaurant is tiny and requires... More 

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Telford, United Kingdom
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171 reviews 171 reviews
158 hotel reviews
196 helpful votes 196 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Spent a weekend at this hotel for a late wedding anniversary break. Firstly the location is beautiful, gorgeous scenery everywhere and really quiet (perhaps a little too quiet for us!) Easy to find, almost a straight road from the airport travelling through some pretty little villages. On arrival we were impressed by the gorgeous looking hotel and looking forward to... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed in this Hotel in 2011 and absolutely loved the Highland welcome.....so much so that we determined to return. We have just returned from there and I was thoroughly disappointed with the 'new look' hotel apartments and suites. Yes, you have the convenience of a fridge, microwave and sink unit in your room but this convenience is far outweighed... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spent a week in the Lodges as a trade with our Hilton timeshare in Hawaii. We had a 3 bedroom 3 bath lodge that was spacious, comfortable, very well appointed, and well maintained. The beds were all comfortable as well as the furniture. The baths with the heated floors and towel racks was a nice touch as well as... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Enjoyed a spontaneous lunch, it was hard to choose what to eat from the bar lunch menu with the excellent choice of dishes available. Certainly was not disappointed with the food, it was truly amazing as were tthe staff they were very helpful and friendly.

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san antonio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We stayed here as part of our HGVC points. We stayed in a 2 bedroom, 3 bathroom suite. It was very spacious and clean. The views werent what I expected but it was just the room we had. Location is good, the city is only minutes away by car. Best part about hotel is the food. Pool is wonderful. We... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

Arriving at night we could not appreciate the beauty of the surroundings but the lodge itself was impressive and very tastefully decorated and had a real home from home feeling. Everything we could have needed was available in the lodge, from fully equipped kitchen to iPod docking station. During the day we made use of the leisure facilities and the... More 

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