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Hilton Grand Vacations Club at Craigendarroch Suites

Braemar Road, Ballater AB35 5XA, Scotland
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76 reviews 76 reviews
31 hotel reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I've stayed at 5 different Hilton properties in Scotland and Craigendarroch was by far the worst experience we had. Our disappointment began with a very frosty greeting, * On arrival e were told the restaurant was full for the evening but no advice was given on where else we could eat. It was very much an attitude of tough luck!... More

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Blackpool, United Kingdom
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25 hotel reviews
150 helpful votes 150 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Recently I stayed with my family in this fabulous hotel (The smallest Hilton in the world!). On our way to explore the Scottish highlands we stay here. We booked a Double family guest room for 2 adults and 2 children, with breakfast and dinner, cost £169. But very well worth. The hotel situated in a naturally beautiful area and the... More

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Lisburn, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Craigendarroch was amazing. The suite was beautiful and the staff were very attentive. We would definitely recommend staying here, well worth the money! The steak night in the restaurant was yum! The only downside was a slight problem with the cold water - it was boiling hot, but this was rectified after a day or so.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
12 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were mis-sold a stay at the Hilton Craigendarroch. We were offered a two night stay here at a reasonable price and decided to take the offer. What we hadn't been told by the Florida booking office was that we were required to attend a sales presentation promoting timeshare opportunities - and there was no way of getting out of... More

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53 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Visit to these premises for the first time since it was refurbished. They appear to have done a brilliant job, looked classy. We stayed just before they closed for refurbishment and this visit was to see what differences they had made before considering a revisit. I would say on what we saw that they had done a great job. The... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

I have just returned from a holiday at HGVC Craigendarroch. The lounge bar, the restaurant and other facilities have been completely refurbished to a very high standard. The food standard was very good and reasonably priced for the locality. A couple of small negative points - the restaurant was rather hot but give staff their due they kept us supplied... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

We have owned a lodge for some 20 years now. The restaurant (new) serves superb food. The spa is great for relaxing, pool great and the gym has a good variety of machines - to suit all! Peace and tranquillity !!

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bangladesh
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63 reviews 63 reviews
28 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

We have owned a lodge for nearly 30 years but have passed usage to family members for the past 6 years, so our return was approached with some trepidation. We need not have worried. The condition of the grounds and lodges was excellent. Much had changed in the time but most things were to the same high standard. We ate... More

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Preston
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014 via mobile

The restaurant was fantastic and very reasonably priced. Our waitress Rachel was very helpful with the menu and her recommendation was thoroughly enjoyed. The only criticism was that the small restaurant was just too hot. There was no air conditioning and we had to ask for the door to be propped open. The staff themselves must really suffer. Perhaps it... More

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Edinburgh
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14 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

I've just returned from a week stay at the lodges here and we had a great time. The lodges themselves seem to be undergoing a refurbishment - ours had a new bathroom, but my sister's bathroom was very dated. The lodges are well equipped and comfortable. The entertainment available within the lodge/tv/games is very handy as it is a bit... More

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Address: Braemar Road, Ballater AB35 5XA, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Aberdeenshire > Ballater
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
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Hilton Grand Vacations at Craigendarroch is a beautiful resort in Royal Deeside. It boasts 32 newly developed luxury timeshare suites along with it's existing 99 lodges set within the grounds, the Keiller Brasserie and Lounge offering a fantastic range of frshly produced and local menu items, an indoor lagoon pool, LivingWell Health Club and The House Spa. The resort also includes indoor games room and squash court together with outdoor play park and tennis courts providing activities for all the family. The resort is perfectly located for walkers and hikers to take in the beautiful surrounding scenery. ... more   less 
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