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Balavil Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Main Street, Newtonmore PH20 1DL , Scotland
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Ranked #2 of 4 hotels in Newtonmore
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
94009007 Edinburgh, Scotland
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Rating summary
  • 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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Edinburgh, Scotland
Top Contributor
67 reviews 67 reviews
30 hotel reviews
108 helpful votes 108 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My wife and I stayed Fri and Sat night of the Easter weekend. We love the area so the location is perfect for us and it was easy to park close to the hotel. Our room in the extension was very clean and comfortable. The shower was a bit low on pressure but that didn't bother us. The friendliness of... More

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Dunfermline, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
10 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent the night here on our way back from Skye. We couldn't believe the quality of the rooms or the food. Absolutely fantastic value for money. The room and on suite were absolutely beautiful and spotless. We could not fault it. We had a few drinks and evening meal. We enjoy people watching so it was good entertainment watching... More

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A typical highland hotel, old property, difficult to enhance, so the rooms are in the adequate category. Staff local and pleasant, parking good and right in the middle of Newtonmore. Good access to all the local attractions, including the cat tour which is great fun and good exercise.

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Touring the country side we were lost and stumbled on this hotel. It was a lucky find for us. There were 7 in our party and since it was the off-season we were able to acquire 3 rooms at a late hour. The beds were comfortable and the rooms were basic, but clean and very large. The staff was friendly... More

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Isle of Skye, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent two nights at the Balavil with a number of family members to celebrate my wife's birthday. We had good accommodation, good food and friendly service during our stay. An interesting old country house hotel that has retained the value of good service.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

Really nice hotel, pool is very good and the staff (especially Eddie) we're really friendly and I would recommend it to anyone. Food was fine, nothing special but we weren't expecting anything other than pub grub anyway. Nice wee place and the weather was dry all weekend which makes a huge difference in scotland! We sampled the shinty bar on... More

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southampton
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61 reviews 61 reviews
18 hotel reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

We drove past this place before we realised it!!! Excellent stay from start to finish, booking in was very straightforward, lovely room with a lovely old fashioned feel about it. Nothing was too much trouble for the staff and they looked like they were really enjoying working there. Ate at the hotel for both evenings of our stay, although I... More

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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45 reviews 45 reviews
45 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

Like many of the buildings in these parts, the Balavil has a rather austere granite outside with a rather ugly extension tacked onto it. But get inside and there are oak panels, old paintings and a very warm Scottish welcome. Rooms are a decent size and comfortable, the bar food is varied and well priced and the staff very friendly... More

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Newcastle, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

This hotel is great. The staff go above and beyond to make sure you enjoy your stay. The food is great, as are the facilities and its really reasonably priced. Ther are lots of activities close by, walking skiing etc. Highly recommended!!!

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Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
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46 reviews 46 reviews
6 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

This is a friendly family run hotel, and it was a pleasure to stay again, we had come up for skiing, but due to the high winds, only made one session, but we were informed each morning of the conditions. The pool was a great advantage here keeping teenage son happy and active with the lack of skiing. He also... More

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Also Known As:
Balavil Sport Inverness
Balavil Hotel Newtonmore, Scotland
Address: Main Street, Newtonmore PH20 1DL , Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Scottish Highlands > Aviemore and the Cairngorms > Newtonmore
Amenities:
Free Parking Restaurant Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 4 hotels in Newtonmore
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Balavil Hotel 3*
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