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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good38%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“swimming pool”(19 reviews)
“shinty bar”(4 reviews)
“coach party”(11 reviews)
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
Family Rooms
3 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 27 June 2017

Village hotel with a cozy pub area that had a coal and wood burning stove to ward off the cold and damp. The staff was very friendly. My room was small and clean. I had a beautiful view of the mountains from my window. My...More

Thank BlueBeachGlass
Response from Karen C, Owner at Balavil HotelResponded 12 July 2017

Thank you for taking the time to review our Hotel. We are so glad you enjoyed our hospitality and we hope to welcome you back again in the future. Karen

Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

Just back from long weekend at Balavil hotel Newtonmore.hotel is ready for a spruce up, but don't let this put you off as it is spotless and staff at hotel are very friendly and helpful. Great wee swimming pool. Food excellent and reasonably priced

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Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

We arrived early evening to a warm welcome with very helpful staff ready and willing to help take our luggage to our room. The bar and restaurant were very pleasant areas. Our room whilst adequate for one night would not have been one I would...More

Thank Josie W
Reviewed 29 May 2017

This is a wonderful, friendly, family-owned hotel. The service couldn't have been better, everybody was incredibly friendly and helpful. The room was clean, the beds were comfortable. The bathroom had a really good, spacious shower. We enjoyed the fabulous swimming pool, which was very clean...More

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Reviewed 29 May 2017

We were back at the Balavil to celebrate 50 years since we started our training as Teachers. 21 of us met to enjoy a weekend of golf and catch up with each others ailments and replacement joints. Half the group stayed for two nights and...More

Thank Ian S
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Free Parking
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
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US$109 - US$141 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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US$109 - US$141 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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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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"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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"Ask for ground floor"
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