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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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5 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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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Achnasheen, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We booked the Balavil Hotel for a family get-together (a meal for over 80 of all ages in the dining room). We were well looked after. The food was good. We were particularly impressed with the kitchen and waiting staff, who brought out hot and tasty food and didn't keep anyone waiting. A few of our folks arrived late and... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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7 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Loved it at this hotel, 6 nights stay and felt very comfortable, at home. Food well presented, tasty and good portions, service was very good. We were fortunate enough to stay here while 'Thunder in the Hills' took place, hundreds (or possibly thousands) of Harley Davidsons rumbling through the Highlands, a sight I am really glad I didn't miss! The... More 

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Chester, England, United Kingdom
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I so enjoyed this little place in Scotland so friendly and caring , went out for the excursions in the day on jones coaches which are so wonderfully comfy and the driver was so friendly and thoughtful. when we got back to the hotel at night we had tea and coffee waiting for us. the food was really nice and... More 

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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51 reviews 51 reviews
20 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

Balavil Hotel, Newtonmore The Belavil Hotel is located on the main Street of Newtonmore, Inverness shire. It is a family run traditional Scottish hotel. I stayed for one night. The check in was fast and the staff were helpful and courteous. On entering there is a small lounge with glass windows on three sides and is a good place to... More 

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Just come back from a long weekend stay in Newtonmore/Kingussie. I travelled with a large group and the hotel catered for all our needs. The staff of the hotel were very friendly and helpful. In terms of facilities, there is Wi-Fi access and a small swimming pool, which is very clean. The sauna was not in operation (as at Oct... More 

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Kettering, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

This Hotel is currently used by coach parties as well as independent travellers. My visit was as a coach party guest, staying for 4 nights. The location of the Hotel is in the main street in Newtonmore and is still very quiet. The car park for both coaches and cars is located opposite the hotel. Fort William, Inverness and Aviemore... More 

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Ruislip
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15 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

This is a large hotel also used by coach parties. It is well decorated with good public areas and smart rooms. The staff are excellent and do not wait to be told to attend to anything. This is a great value hotel. The menu selection was very good and we ate there three nights in a row without any worries.... More 

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Tenbury Wells, United Kingdom
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

Dropped in tonight for dinner as we are in the caravan at Inverhavon. Excellent food and beer. Great ambience. Nice pub feel in bar a dining room great too. Staff were brilliant and couldn't do enough for us.

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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41 hotel reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

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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19 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

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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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*
Number of rooms: 50
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Also Known As:
Balavil Sport Inverness
Balavil Hotel Newtonmore, Scotland

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