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Glen Lui Hotel

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Irvine, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This place has character and a good restaurant on site, but some of the rooms need a little love. My parents stayed in a nice room on the front side of the hotel with a view, which was fine. My smaller room in the back smelled a little old, was dark, and had carpet in the bathroom. The key is... More 

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Aberdeen
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Just back from dinner at this quaint little Deesise hotel. Food and service fantastic. I had the richest, most delicious pate ever and then beautifully tender venison with a subtle chocolatey vanilla sauce. Cannot recommend this enough - not enough places like this to eat in Ballater - making the very most of Scottish produce.

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a suite on the top floor. It was comfortable and homely with a smart new bathroom. Central heating was on ,even in July and there was also the option of switching on other electric heaters. Wonderful view over lawn and golf course to the mountains. Very good traditional food using many local ingredients. Pleasant conservatory style dining room... More 

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Skelmorlie, Scotland, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic views from room,some of the best food we have eaten, and we have dined in some of the best there are Highly recommended. Scallops to die for!!! Staff very friendly and engaging. Stunning area can see why the Royal family holiday in this area, Balmoral is just down the road Peaceful beautiful place, will be back!!

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016

I booked this hotel as my boyfriend used to work up near Ballater and he told me the food at the hotel was lovely. I booked a double superior room for his birthday as it had a big bath (which I love to have) and amazing views out the bathroom and bedroom window. The room was very nice; the bed... More 

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Northamptonshire
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016

Staff are lovely, area very quiet, downstairs of hotel very cosy. Our bedroom however (Room 10) was very tired, wallpaper peeling away, bathroom tiny and although clean, very tatty. Linens very clean but overall quite claustrophobic. We ate in restaurant and found the food to be very good, breakfast was good.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2016

The room was excellent in every respect. Spacious, four poster bed and comfortably furnished. Quite old fashioned family feel to the hotel, quirky and quite charming. The welcome from Murray( one of the Bell family who own the hoteler) was warm, friendly and helpful. Murray introduced himself to us and gave our visit a welcoming start. Our dinner was nicely... More 

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Forres, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016 via mobile

Booked here last minutes while visiting brother only place available on ballater booked on the same day. Beautiful location, nice room great bed good sleep. Only issue restrant was fully booked for dinner, as was everywhere else in ballater. Cooked breakfast was suberb while sitting in beautiful views. More fruit options would be better as not a fan of grapefruit... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016 via mobile

Visited the hotel after working in aberdeen one friday and have to say i was very impressed. The room was spotless, the staff were very friendly and the food was excellant, along with a good selection of fine malts in the bar. The hotel is situated in ballater and is approx 15 drive from loch muich, a very enjoyable scenic... More 

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Kempten, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016

We stayed in the so-called Pine Lodge for two nights in May 2016. It's a simpler alternative to the rooms in the main building but it was still perfect for our needs. The service staff tried to read our minds and fulfill all our wishes. If you stay there, try the restaurant. The chef is a real master of his... More 

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  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Wheelchair access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Breakfast
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Additional Information about Glen Lui Hotel

Address: 14 Invercauld Road, Ballater AB35 5PP, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Aberdeenshire > Ballater
Price Range: $145 - $209 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Glen Lui Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 19
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