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Loch Kinord Hotel

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Ballater Road | Royal Deeside, Dinnet, Ballater AB34 5LW, Scotland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This was a late made booking which we teamed with a round of golf at Ballater ,hotel is in our view kind of special,rooms are small and ours No 26 is on ground floor with a lovely little balcony overlooking the garden, beautifully decorated with a four poster bed but I wished someone had thought to dust it,it was thick... More 

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Banchory, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We've never stayed at the hotel but have enjoyed lunch there many times and have never been disappointed. We would have no hesitation recommending this restaurant to anyone looking for a reasonably priced but delicious meal. They have excellent starters and some well conceived sea food mains. Well worth a visit.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The rooms were clean, the furniture a little dirty just from use. Bathrooms had been updated and clean. Parking and Internet included.the breakfast was included an offered a full Scottish which will fill you up. Small bar in the sitting room was good for that night cap.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our stay was nice and quiet. Breakfast was good. Bathroom newly updated and clean. Halls and lobby area a little tired but reno underway. Staff was friendly parking and WiFi were included. The Internet makes things look a little bigger and laid out better than in person. I would stay again if in the area.

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Waddinxveen, The Netherlands
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

According to the reservation we should be lodged in a "superior" room. In fact it was not any more than just a doll-house. No room to put your case, a bathroom with a formula-one fan in noise and a not closing door, just one chair for two, and - as the biggest lag - a manager who treats you just... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had dinner at Loch Kinord Hotel upon recommendation from local B & B I was staying at and was treated to a great culinary experience. Home made bread rolls to start were served warm and very tasty. Angus beef was sensational and cooked to perfection. Staff were very friendly and attentive to needs. Compliments to the chef. Great wine list... More 

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Hillsborough, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Though we have been visiting this area for over 20 years it was our first time to stay in the Loch Kinord Hotel. We received a very warm welcome, and made to feel at home. Throughout our stay of a week we could not fault the hospitality. Very clean, with a comfortable room and excellent service. It suits our style... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016

This hotel is right on the road, on a route that would visit several castles / gardens. It's location is good for hikers & fishermen. The owners have done a large task remodeling the place. Our queen room bed had the world's smallest queen bed. Ask for a twin room if you're used to a larger bed. The restaurant was... More 

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Houston, Texas, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2016

We were visiting friends in Dinnet and chose to stay in the Loch Kinord Hotel. The hotel staff were super friendly and looked after our every needs. The facilities in the hotel were great, a nice bar and ample dining area. Our room was very clean and we had a four poster bed! We had our 2 Year old daughter... More 

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2016 via mobile

Location of the hotel made an excellent base for visiting Royal Deeside. Evening meals and breakfast overall excellent and lounge and bar areas very comfortable for drinks before and after dinner. The room we stayed in was rather compact but had a lovely balcony for sitting out on. Had a very pleasant stay and would return

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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Set in the heart of Royal Deeside making an ideal location for many sporting & tourist activities in the area including Balmoral Castle, whiskey distillery, Cairngorm National Park and Muir of Dinnet Nature Reserve on the doorstep. Great food, fine wine and Malt Whiskey to enjoy in front of real fires. Family owned and run country house hotel so you can be sure of a warm welcome and attentive service. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Loch Kinord Hotel

Address: Ballater Road | Royal Deeside, Dinnet, Ballater AB34 5LW, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Aberdeenshire > Ballater > Dinnet
Price Range: $116 - $170 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Loch Kinord Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 19
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Loch Kinord Dinnet
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