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Hilton Grand Vacations Club at Craigendarroch Lodges

Braemar Road, Ballater AB35 5XA, Scotland
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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149 reviews 149 reviews
90 hotel reviews
112 helpful votes 112 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Found ourselves here as a result of Hilton Central Reservaions marketing successfully trying to persuade ade us to try the place out. Glad that we did - it's a very comfortable and we'll run makeover into tumeshare suites and lodges of a traditional grand country house and grounds. The big leisure pool etc was a highlight; the Keiller Brasserie restaurant... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I love Craigendarroch, we have a couple of weeks in the lodges here and used to come every year as a family. Great fond memories of all the local wildlife (bunnies, sheep, birdies around the grounds), fun swimming pool, nice food, good entertainment. Definitely a lovely place to visit for some down-time and great sight seeing! I will be bringing... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We checked in on the Thursday late afternoon after travelling up from a hilton in Edinburgh. The hotel itself is located in a beautiful setting and the reception staff were very welcoming. We decided to start our stay off with a drink in the bar which was relatively expensive - small glass of red was £6. The bar staff were... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After having such a horrendously bad experience at Hilton Craigendarroch a few years ago, (so bad in fact we were refunded - in full! for the weekend) we decided to give the leisure club lounge a visit on recommendation from a local resident. Pleasantly surprised, improvement on past visit. Staff were polite, we did have to wait a while for... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We recently stayed here for my birthday and I must say that the suites are really beautiful. Large, clean and tidy and very well presented. The surrounding areas are beautiful and well worth just driving around and seeing it all. However, I don't think we will stay here again and was not impressed with the resort overall. A dirty robe... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

To be clear, Hilton have 2 types of accommodation at Craigendarroch; one is the lodges (where we stayed), the other is the suites. The lodges are detached and semi-detached properties. There are about 50 of them scattered around this very large site. They are generally available for owners of timeshare properties on this development, to other timeshare users or to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

We had the pleasure of staying here during our visit to Scotland. We stayed for five days and used this as a base camp for many little trips throughout the Highlands. It was perfect for what we needed. There was a tremendous amount of room for our family. The kitchen was perfect for our breakfasts. Unfortunately we didn't get to... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Myself, 3 friends and my 8 mo baby used the 'dip and dine' on Saturday 17th Jan which gives you access to the pool and lesuire facilities and a 2 course lunch. I had been only a few months before and had experienced bad service during the meal but decided to give it another try. Unfortunately the service was as... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

Stayed with family in a lodge for the weekend. 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... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

My husband and I stayed in a 2 bed lodge for a week, just before Xmas. The resort was having major problems with the airconditioning as the air from the pool was being pumped into the bar and dining room! Condensation was trickling down the windows and dripping through the ceiling - there was even a bucket on one of... More 

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