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Perth Scotland
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49 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Didn't stay here Visited for drinks and meal, tried their home made pizza great My wife had the steak pie and it was lovely too Drinks reasonable for a hotel Nice lounge to sit in and 2 very attentive young men working behind the bar

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Karen C, Owner at Balavil Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to review the Balavil Hotel. Delighted you enjoyed your time with us and we hope to welcome you again in the future. More 

Oban, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice stay at the Balavil and we enjoyed a nice meal and good breakfast. Had a game of golf in the afternoon. Staff very friendly and efficient. Nice area to visit and only an hour from Inverness. Would reccomend.

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Karen C, Owner at Balavil Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our Hotel and thank you for your kind comments. It's great to have such a beautiful golf course on our doorstep. Glad you enjoyed your stay with us in Newtonmore and hopefully we can welcome you another time. More 

Durham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 13 October 2016

It's always a lottery going to a hotel chosen by a coach company but this time someone had done their homework and the Balavil Hotel turned out to be a pleasant, comfortable and very clean place to stay. It's a typical Scotish hotel building with a large, light, nicely furnished dining room and plenty of seating in the bar area.... More 

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Redcar, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 October 2016

Just returned from a 4 night coach trip here. Excellent hotel with very helpful, friendly staff and great entertainment on 2 nights. The room was very comfortable although the lighting could be improved upon as it was a bit gloomy in the bedroom. The food was very good served by polite and friendly staff but sadly the service was so... More 

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9 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

Had 4 nights here whilst visiting the highlands. Very friendly staff, nothing too much trouble. Lovely room good food and recommended. It may look a little ordinary from the outside but you wont be disappointed when you stay

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 9 October 2016

Fraser his Mum and the staff were just brilliant with all there help,they went above and beyond.Super hotel ,lovely food.,all in all a super experience..Will certainly recommend it to friends and family.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

Very good hotel if you want plenty of outdoor pursuits clean rooms very good staff close to golf course and has a indoor pool staff very helpful live music some nights and the food is excellent try the steak and ale pie would recommend this hotel if you are coming up to newtonmore

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016

We recently spent two night at the Balavil Hotel and thoroughly enjoyed our stay. The pool was an added bonus! It is small but was nice to be able to have a swim. Some of party said that there bedroom was small but we could not complain our bedroom was great. The food at the hotel was really good and... More 

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Scotland, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

Stayed here a couple of times as it's my favourite between aviemore & newtonmore. Lovely staff. Excellent pool to relax as a couple. Room above the front door was perfect! food is lovely, recommend the salmon, drinks are well priced with good service. really cosy hotel for a couple weekend away. Will return again at christmas likely :)

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Hereford, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

We were on our way back to our holiday house and we're looking for somewhere to have an early dinner, from the minute we walked in we were treated with excellence service. The tall lad with Glasses, sorry didn't get your name , was both professional and polite and nothing was too much trouble, even when we couldn't pick up... More 

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Amenities

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  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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Additional Information about Balavil Hotel

Address: Main Street, Newtonmore PH20 1DL, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Scottish Highlands > Badenoch and Strathspey > Newtonmore
Price Range: €70 - €80 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Balavil Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 50
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Also Known As:
Balavil Sport Inverness
Balavil Hotel Newtonmore, Scotland
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  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“My room was very comfortable,with a good view.”
 of 5 bubbles lindaeckman49, 9 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Rooms at the front of the hotel have road noise”
 of 5 bubbles westie93, 12 Aug 2016 | Read review
“room 26 just by lift no stairs to climb overlooks front”
 of 5 bubbles mazer, 13 Jun 2016 | Read review
“best view front room”
 of 5 bubbles I6206IUjohnm, 13 Apr 2016 | Read review
“First floor at the rear was very quite we had room 11”
 of 5 bubbles abarrie06, 4 Apr 2016 | Read review
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