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Hilton Grand Vacations Club at Craigendarroch Suites

Braemar Road, Ballater AB35 5XA, Scotland
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Well operated Hotel worthy of 5 star rating with well furnished suites and service & cleanliness of a very high standard. Good restaurant & pub food with good range of choices. Relatively affordable pricing and good portions with great taste & quality. Good size indoor heated pool although heated temperature could have been more comfortable. Highly recommended for relaxing family... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

OK, let's start with the facts. We were offered a very good 3 night deal from the USA booking office. The catch was that we had to go to a sales presentation for an 'hour'. The premises is actually quite nice with lovely suites and excellent gym/spa facilities. The restaurant is very good value and provides excellent food also. We... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Recently stayed in a suite at the grand vacations club for two nights. The hotel is nice and the local scenery is beautiful. However, it took about 5-10 minutes to get from the reception area to our suite and it wasn't quite up to my expectations. There was no room service and the food but the food was good in... More

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KINROSS
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11 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First visit to the new look Craigendarroch Suites following the closure and refurbishment of the hotel and the creation of the new 'suites'. The new decor, soft furnishings and accessories throughout the venue is absolutely amazing, great colours, fabrics and textures. I was however very disappointed in what I had booked, that being a studio suite versus what I actually... More

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the second time we have visited this restaurant and once again we were bold over with the food and service. The food was fantastic and the service was excellent. Well done to the chef and the staff. We will be back. Thank you. The Gibbs party

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Dublin
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 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
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
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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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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