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The Alexandra Hotel

12 Bridge Square, Ballater AB35 5QJ, Scotland
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BLACK ISLE, SCOTLAND
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Stopped in for evening meal while in Ballater for an evening concert. Great pub grub, freshly prepared with top notch ingredients and nicely presented. Totally attentive staff, lovely bright clean surroundings. Spotless toilets, well stocked bar and packed with customers 10/10. Nice to see Ballater rising again from the floodwaters. May the Scottish Government put a flood prevention budget in... More 

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Bowmore, null, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

While staying with family in the local area my husband and I went for a meal here. It was about our 3rd or 4th visit and every time the food has tasted and looked fantastic, the prices have been reasonable and the service has been excellent. I would strongly recommend the food and if the hotel stays are as good... More 

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Thank Angela K
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016

Our stay at the Alex came as a complete surprise as we hadn’t planned on going to Ballater for another 3 months but the unexpected death of my brother in law changed all that. I found myself frantically searching the net for accommodation which was scarce due to the number of tradesmen occupying most of the accommodation whilst rebuilding and... More 

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Thank John A
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2016

Was in this restaurant about two weeks for an evening meal. We had booked an early meal and had a seat by the window in restaurant. The service was fast but not rushed and served by friendly staff. Food was excellent, we both had fish and chips and the chips was the best we had tasted in a long time,... More 

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Thank GillRob11
Norwich, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2015

I stayed at the Alex for two nights on a winter walking trip with friends from work at the beginning of December 2015. We booked two twin rooms which were comfortable and clean. We were greeted by extremely friendly staff and the friendly vibe of the place continued throughout the stay. We had a few drinks in the bar on... More 

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Thank Bruce C
St. Andrews, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2015

Yes, this is a splendid place to visit. A friendly small family hotel where I appreciated the well-kept real ales and a high standard of pub food. The newish owners deserve our support; you will not be disappointed.

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Birtley, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2015

Friendly and helpful staff, great food, real ale, and plenty hot water for a soak after along day bagging Munros. The rooms were clean and have recently been redecorated. The town its self has a selection of takeaways and restaurants and a few more bars. The full Scottish breakfast is more than enough fuel for a days walking, but the... More 

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Thank John S
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2015

A small family run hotel come bar and restaurant, situated at the beginning of the high street by the Ballater Bridge. I primarily went to Royal Deeside to walk the hills with my dog and escape the pressures of London. I've never been to the area and it was a bit of what was available at the time with no... More 

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Thank Crumlin999
Kent, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015

My husband and I and our two small dogs had a brilliant holiday last week. We ate in the restaurant every night. The food including the breakfasts were superb. This is a very dog friendly place to stay, the dogs allowed in the bar when food is not being served. The staff were very friendly and accommodating. I would definitely... More 

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Thank Jeanette F
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015 via mobile

A fantastic find in a quaint little Scottish town. We only stopped in for dinner, but we for the clientele friendly and warm, the food beyond recommendable and the hospitality went above and beyond for us. Definitely go, even if it's just for a drink.

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Amenities

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  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Set in the heart of Royal Deeside we are one of the areas leading small hotels offering a warm welcome, friendly service and comfortable accommodation with excellent meals. Eight stylish bedrooms, each individually furnished and decorated, offering single, twin, double and family accommodation. All rooms are en-suite with direct dial telephone, tea and coffee making facilities, satellite television and other essential accessories including the personal touches. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Alexandra Hotel

Address: 12 Bridge Square, Ballater AB35 5QJ, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Aberdeenshire > Ballater
Price Range: $33 - $46 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
Also Known As:
The Alexandra Hotel Ballater, Scotland
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