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Reviewed 4 August 2017

The hotel is conveniently located along the Main Street and a large parking space is available free of charge just across the road. The room was reasonably priced (£99 for a double) and of adequate size. Generally the cleaning was good, but it wouldn't hurt...More

Thank Hampus S
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

What a very nice hotel. On first impressions I wasn't too keen but I was wrong. Nice spacious bedroom. We had dinner there which was good and there was entertainment in the bar which went down well. Breakfast was superb - one of the best...More

Thank Pamela18
Reviewed 29 July 2017

We had a few days holiday to spare so thought we would go 'Up North'. We decided on the Balavil as it seemed to tick all the boxes and I am so glad we did. For the money this hotel is brilliant. The rooms were...More

Thank Bill M
Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

Stayed for a few days and Newtonmore proved a great base for travelling in the area. The Balavil is staffed by a friendly team, the evening meals are delicious, and the home cooked breakfast exceptional. The pool is really handy and not busy.

Thank Russell M
Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

Great hotel with tasteful live music , attentive staff , amazing food and a brilliant wee swimming pool.. Just back from spending 2 nights at the Balavil Hotel , we have stayed in Newtonmore loads over the years but never in this hotel but we'll...More

Thank millie100_11
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Pool
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Breakfast included
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Heated pool
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US$118 - US$146 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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daznlesley11
11 February 2018|
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Response from Duncy | Reviewed this property |
Yes tv in bar
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daznlesley11
26 January 2018|
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Response from Bill M | Reviewed this property |
There are 2 bars in the Hotel - one in the main area and a public bar round the back.. We also went for a drink in the Highlander Hotel, the Braeriach Hotel and the Glenesk Hotel. There aren't any other places to go for a... More
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jamiefalexander
11 August 2017|
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Response from RBell92 | Reviewed this property |
Hello, I would contact the hotel to be sure, however when I stayed they did have a separate building that the dogs could stay in.
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"33 is on first floor walk in shower"
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"Best rooms are probably to the back rather than the road front."
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"Our bedroom overlooked the back gardens & all the bedrooms have double glazing."
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"we were at the rooms on the first floor, to the rear of the building"
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