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Deeside Inn

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09/04/2017 10/04/2017
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Rosyth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

This is our third visit to a Crerar hotel/Inn on the very reasonable managers special that they offer. The Deeside Inn was welcoming and friendly and the staff were attentive to our needs. Good food as well.

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Joanna W, General Manager at Deeside Inn, responded to this review

Well, thank for returning we appreciate it very much. We hope that we will see you again. Thank you for the lovely review. Best wishes, Joanna

Reviewed 1 week ago

Spent two night at the weekend on the Managers special, upgraded (thank you very much), dinner bed and breakfast, received a lovely welcome, really friendly staff, any questions or requests were dealt with quickly, the food is fantastic and great for value, I could recommend basically it all, ours was great and those that passed us on the way to...

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Joanna W, General Manager at Deeside Inn, responded to this review

Wow, what did we do to get such an amazing review. Hugely appreciated by myself and the whole team. I am very pleased that you enjoyed your stay and are grateful that you took time to review. Come and see us again soon. Joanna

Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I had a very pleasant two nights stay here We had an upgraded room overlooking the park area which was really very nice The staff were really friendly and the food was really first class All in all a very pleasant stay and absolutely no complaints we will stay again

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Joanna W, General Manager at Deeside Inn, responded to this review

I am so pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us and am grateful that you took time to review. Many thanks and do come and see us again. Best wishes, Joanna

Larkhall, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Spent the weekend at this hotel from 10/3-12/3 with another 2 couples, I hadn't personally been in balladeer before this but had spent time in nearby braemar. First impressions were a smashing hotel with plenty of parking round about it and very central for nearby amenities.check in no problems with very friendly and helpful staff. Our room looked out onto...

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Joanna W, General Manager at Deeside Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for such a lovely review, which is much appreciated. I am very pleased that you enjoyed your time with us but was sorry to hear about the missing lightbulbs - that is not how it should be and I will make sure we are more careful. Thank you again and do come and see us again soon. Best...

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Large parts of the Hotel seemed to be unheated. Remembering, that this part of the UK holds the record for the coldest temperatures! So, forget about images of blazing log fires...This is more in the spirit of David Balfour's Uncle from the R.L. Stevenson Novel. In general, the room was okay and we probably would stay there again, albeit not...

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Joanna W, General Manager at Deeside Inn, responded to this review

Firstly, I am very sorry to hear that you were cold, that is not what we want for our guests. This winter we have had some cold spells but I have to say, hand on heart, that I don't recognise our hotel in your comments. The whole building is heated with the heating on 24 hours a day. You say...

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had a very smart room, looked brand new. Food was very good, the menu has a large and varied choice. The staff are friendly and you feel looked after, will return. Only small glitch was the kettle in my room did not work, however, it was replaced promptly.

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Joanna W, General Manager at Deeside Inn, responded to this review

I am pleased you enjoyed your recent stay with us and would like to thank you for taking time to place a review. Many thanks Joanna

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My partner and I had dinner at the Deeside Inn whilst staying in Ballater for a week in February. We ate fairly early in the evening but the bar soon filled up with other diners. The staff were really welcoming and attentive. Main courses were hearty, warming and well presented. The only downside was that the desserts weren't to the...

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Joanna W, General Manager at Deeside Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, which is much appreciated. We will work on those desserts - so thank you for being constructive. We hope to see you again soon. Best wishes, Joanna

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We called in to have the Sunday carvery which was excellent. The beef was first class and the selection of vegetables was beautifully cooked. Two of us had the haggis scotch egg for starter which is highly recommended.

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Joanna W, General Manager at Deeside Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your recent Sunday Lunch with us. I am very glad to hear that you enjoyed it and hope that you will come again sometime soon. Best wishes, Joanna

Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was a short winter break in Ballater and we used the Deeside in as our hotel. The room and facilities were excellent as well as the food both at breakfast and evening meals which we took in the hotel. The staff were always attentative and knowledgeable and the town facilites as well as the walking in the area kept...

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Joanna W, General Manager at Deeside Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for recommending us to others - that is always a nice thing to hear. Please do come and see us again soon. Best wishes, Joanna Whysall

Scotland, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed two nights on a deal, we have stayed before. Room we were in needs a bit of upgrading especially the bathroom but we did have the dog and a deal so were quite happy. Nice little touch the "wee dram" on arrival. Maybe a piece of home made shortbread too? Open fire in reception and lounge area. The bar...

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Joanna W, General Manager at Deeside Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for a great review, which is much appreciated. I have shared your comments with Jono, who was, of course, delighted. We had an issue with the music in the bar but it is currently being fixed and should be back to normal soon. Thank you once again for taking the time to review your stay. Best wishes, Joanna...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
Food & drink at the hotel
The Deeside Inn Restaurant
The Deeside Inn Restaurant
Cuisines: British, Scottish
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Tennis Court
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Deeside Inn is an authentic Highland inn situated in the picturesque village of Ballater in the heart of Royal Deeside - a few miles away from Balmoral Castle, the Queen's summer home. Only an hour's drive from Aberdeen, this part of the Cairngorms is world famous for its stunning scenery and offers some of the best walking, climbing, mountain biking, river fishing and wildlife watching in Scotland. We can arrange a huge range of outdoor activities on behalf of our guests. The inn itself is welcoming and cosy with open log fires, wooden floors, tartan carpets, comfy tweed furnishings and well appointed comfortable bedrooms. In our Ceilidh bar we offer over 40 Scottish single malts and hearty Highland dishes, and also host fantastic traditional music sessions every other Wednesday. In our brasserie style restaurant we offer an a la carte and grill menu, which feature game, salmon and Highland beef. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Deeside Inn

Address: 13-15 Victoria Road, Ballater AB35 5RA, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Aberdeenshire > Ballater
Price Range: €95 - €138 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Deeside Inn 4*
Number of rooms: 50
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Deeside Inn Ballater, Scotland
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“Most of the food on the menu can be bought locally”
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“Ask fo a room overlooking the green.”
 of 5 bubbles R0bert1950, 3 Mar 2017 | Read review
“We had a room on the Victoria wing which was excellent and quiet as away from the street.”
 of 5 bubbles heike0range, 26 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Rooms on North have a good view to square and Church. Some noise from floorboards in room above in the morning.”
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