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Hilton Grand Vacations Club at Craigendarroch Lodges

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05/14/2017 05/15/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Nairn, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

i stay a lot here and have known the area for the past 30 years. the staff are the best you will find anywhere, the facilities are faultless and the lodges are pure luxury. it doesn't matter what time of year you go it always impresses. it isn't cheap, but you get what you are prepared to pay forehand this...

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Ludlow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We were offered the chance to experience the Grand Vacation in a Junior Suite with Log Fire. Suite 16 is at the rear of the hotel with views of a high stone wall and service yard, it is built round the lift shaft with a sitting area no bigger than a corridor and a ' Log Effect ' fire rather...

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I stayed with my family for one week, then friends for the weekend in the lodge which I could not fault. The service from housekeeper was excellent as the hot water boiler had tripped and we could not get a shower. They quickly fixed it, also the flickering and broken lights all done quickly. We visited the bar for lunch...

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a time share and country club with over 95 lovely lodges set among trees in Ballater, it also has suites which can be booked for different lengths of stay. The food in the Country Club is excellent,at very reasonable prices,nice dinning room and bar area also serving meals,snacks and a well stocked bar. The staff are amazing,so friendly...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Although some of the staff or perhaps I should say one of the staff was excellent, unfortunately the rest we interacted with were poor! This hotel has great potential but nicely decorated rooms are not enough nowadays. We stayed 3 nights and I've highlighted 3 main issues: My first issue was when we dined at The Keller Brasserie. We were...

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Moray, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

2 non-residents looking to enjoy a coffee and informal meeting. We were warmly received by very friendly and efficient staff at Reception, and personally guided to a large coffee lounge. It was well equipped with a variety of very comfortable seating options and benefited from floor to ceiling windows providing a light and airy feel and pleasant views over the...

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Thank DubSkaTeuchter
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This hotel is luxury hotel. I love swimming pool inside. The restaurant is amazing taste. Room is big and clean. You have everything like home. Not far from the village and you can walk around the resort and sometime you will see rabbit around.

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San Diego, California
Reviewed March 13, 2017

We used our HGVC points for this trip, and were pleasantly surprised with the quality of the suite, the pool area and the general environment. Our one bedroom suite had a fireplace and both the living room and bedroom each had a small deck. You can make tea or coffee in the room but it is not equipped for more...

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newcaslte
Reviewed March 2, 2017

Stayed for three days in one of the gorgeous suites. Aileen and her team were fantastically welcoming, even printing out walking maps and checking ski lift status to help us with our day. Suite was a joy, sumptuous and luxurious. The food was so good in Kelliers restaurant that we ate there every night. Beautifully presented and great ingredients. thoroughly...

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Alloa, United Kingdom
Reviewed March 1, 2017 via mobile

We stayed in a two bedroom lodge very nice indeed well furnished throughout rooms are huge we were there on a timeshare exchange I was surprised at the prices in the restaurant and the keiller lounge very reasonable food was lovely staff very friendly the swimming pool is nice also a nice gym you can walk into Ballater in 20...

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
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  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Microwave
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hilton Grand Vacations at Craigendarroch is a beautiful resort in Royal Deeside. It boasts 32 newly developed luxury timeshare suites along with it's existing 99 lodges set within the grounds, the Keiller Brasserie and Lounge offering a fantastic range of frshly produced and local menu items, an indoor lagoon pool, LivingWell Health Club and The House Spa. The resort also includes indoor games room and squash court together with outdoor play park and tennis courts providing activities for all the family. The resort is perfectly located for walkers and hikers to take in the beautiful surrounding scenery. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hilton Grand Vacations Club at Craigendarroch Lodges

Address: At Craigendarroch Lodges Braemar Road, Ballater AB35 5XA, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Aberdeenshire > Ballater
Price Range: $171 - $440 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hilton Grand Vacations Club at Craigendarroch Lodges 3.5*
Number of rooms: 131
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Also Known As:
Hilton Craigendarroch Hotel Ballater
Hilton Hotel Craigendarroch
Hilton Hotel Ballater
Hilton Ballater
Ballater Hilton
Hilton Grand Vacations Club At Craigendarroch Lodges Ballater, Scotland
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“Insist on room with a view when registering and do not accept as we did the excuse that all other rooms were booked. Do not accept room 16”
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473DavidC, 4 days ago | Read review
“The Suite rooms have lovely terraces for a bit of sun”
duncdunc100, Mar 2, 2017 | Read review
“3 Bedroom lodges”
IanT-FoodMonster, Feb 22, 2017 | Read review
“Stayed in chalet which was plush”
BrianS442, Feb 1, 2017 | Read review
“Suite 16 for larger families is very nice and strategically located.”
429melaniaf, Jan 29, 2017 | Read review
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