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Balavil Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Main Street, Newtonmore PH20 1DL , Scotland
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Ranked #1 of 4 Hotels in Newtonmore
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Oxford, United Kingdom
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109 reviews 109 reviews
39 hotel reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here for one night on our way back south after spending the week on the Isle of Lewis. We were greeted very warmly and made to feel very welcome. We stayed in room 22, a family room. It isn't fancy, it's basic but clean and adequate for what we needed. Inlcluded wifi, essential for our teenagers! We ate... More

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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44 reviews 44 reviews
18 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We did not stay at this hotel but went there for dinner after arriving in Newtonmore. We were very pleasantly surprised. The food at the bar was better than your average pub grub, the menu was quite varied, helpings were generous and the prices, very reasonable. The staff were very friendly and, on the whole, we spent a very pleasant... More

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Perth, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

Friendly, clean and just what we needed for a wee break. Nothing fancy but with an amazing whisky collection! Food was better than pub grub and nice and hearty. And having a lovely pool (all to myself at 8am) was partcularly great for me!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Went to stay this hotel while in aviemore must say the staff were lovely very friendly the rooms were nice too very comfy swimming pool was a great extra very relaxing place overall meals were nice also the only thing that was wrong was the 2 single beds put together but not zipped up as they should have been will... More

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Peebles, Scotland, United Kingdom
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98 reviews 98 reviews
53 hotel reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Booked in here for a one night stay while on business. Staff very pleasant and helpful, room clean and comfortable food good - helping not massive but adequate, could have done with another potato.Very keenly priced - fantastic value!

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Kilmarnock
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014 via mobile

I recently stayed in the Balavil with my husband and 10 month old baby. The service was fabulous and the staff were very helpful, particularly in catering for a baby. The indoor pool is an excellent facility and the rooms were well suited to our needs. We will definitely return.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

We just returned to Glasgow from a weekends trip for our 8 year old, to Landmark Forest Adventure, and we stayed at this hotel as Aviemore was more or less fully booked, That was our blessing in disguise. This was a lovely experience, every member of staff we met, catered for our every need, and more, and were only too... More

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Dundee, United Kingdom
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36 reviews 36 reviews
18 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

We recently spent a night at the Balavil travelling with friends, we were made to feel very welcome and were allocated a nice room which appeared to have been recently refurbished. The room itself was spotless with 2 comfortable chairs and a nice flat screen television The bathroom was likewise spotless and recently refurbished. Dont expect expensive toiletries etc to... More

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Ullapool, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

Booked up with Fraser for a business stay for myself and colleague. Really good value single room. Spacious. Could probably not find such a good price for B and B in the Highlands in June in another hotel. Beds were comfortable, plenty hot water. Ate at the hotel on second night and had really good service from young, focused, local... More

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Lincoln UK
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39 reviews 39 reviews
12 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

Stayed in a few hotels in May on a tour of the Outer Hebrides, and stayed here on the way home. the hotel is clean and tidy, cannot fault the assistance when asking for an iron and ironing table, the staff on reception carried it up the stairs for me. Our room consisted of a large airy room with double... More

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Address: Main Street, Newtonmore PH20 1DL , Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Scottish Highlands > Aviemore and the Cairngorms > Newtonmore
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Balavil Hotel 3*
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Balavil Hotel Newtonmore, Scotland

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