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Auld Kirk Hotel

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This hotel was a big surprise to us. When arriving in Ballater, we nearly missed it because we didn't know that it is a former church. However, the big surprise was after we checked in: nice and comfortable rooms, with big and modern bathrooms, a great breakfast next day and, above all, very friendly and helpful hosts. The hotel is...

Thank Log58
Ellon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Auld Kirk is conveniently situated a short walk from the centre of Ballater and is very accessible just off the main road to Braemar. The room was very comfortable and the bathroom modern with a good shower. The owner was extremely helpful and friendly as was the staff and the breakfast was one of the best we have ever...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely place, intriguing church converted to a very high standard. Just wanted to recommend it to others. Proprietor very friendly, excellent breakfast too. Hotel is just a short walk from the centre of this very lovely village.

Thank CMfanLondon
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed here on business for 2 nights. Room was well appointed with TV , kettle, iron and ironing board. Shower was powerful and bed was comfy. Breakfast service and standard were excellent. Food was magnificent and plentiful. Staff could not do enough to assist. Really pleased with the selection of Hotel. Will hope to return

Thank weeruss
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

Stayed for one night recently when walking in Cairngorms. Great place with nice clean modern rooms, friendly owners and the breakfast and service was first class. Could not fault it in any way. The breakfast room is lovely. The whole place being an old church has loads of character, is well decorated and a pleasure to stay in. I would...

Thank Justin O
Reviewed 17 October 2016

A very warm welcome from the hosts, who could not have been more helpful to my elderly parents in particular. A good night's sleep and breakfast was about the most delicious i have ever had. We were spoiled for choice and it was all outstandingly good. Locally sourced and very well cooked. Smoked haddock with poached eggs was particularly good,...

Thank catherine m
Reviewed 24 September 2016

The Auld Kirk is a beautifully converted bed and breakfast very close to the centre of Ballater. It is very well situated for access to the southern Cairngorms or the Aberdeenshire castles trail and we stayed here for the Braemar Games in early September. All the bedrooms are upstairs and ours was very highly furnished. downstairs is a plush guests...

Thank fhdCornwall
Reviewed 9 September 2016

This old church is a lovely place to stay. On walking distance of the centre of Ballater. Nice walks also start nearby. Beautiful interior, very clean and nice new ensuite. The breakfast was delicious.

Thank Liesbet P
Detroit Area, Michigan
Reviewed 4 September 2016

Loved this old church bed and breakfast. The location is beautiful. Our room was comfortable and the black-out curtain was very helpful. It was the best breakfast we had on the trip. So many choices and all of the food was tasty as well as beautiful. Our host was considerate and very helpful.

Thank samfingers
Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

We loved this historic building and our lovely suite. The ensuite was absolutely splendid, with a deep tub and shower, beautiful tiles and fixtures. The bed was comfy, the service friendly and helpful, and the old church building has been lovingly restored with many beautiful details. There is a lounge which has bar service in the evenings, and it is...

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  • Breakfast included
  • Free Parking
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Auld Kirk Hotel

Address: 31 Braemar Road, Ballater AB35 5RQ, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Aberdeenshire > Ballater
Price Range: $192 - $274 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Auld Kirk Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 6
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“Rooms all seem to be on first floor and no lift.”
aib2608, 7 May 2017 | Read review
“Furthest room does' pick up wifi and 3G is patchy”
PHG2311, 31 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Room 3 was great and the wifi signal was strong.”
Glencoelad, 13 May 2015 | Read review
“All rooms were fabulous”
AlyMo2014, 16 Mar 2015 | Read review
“All rooms are good but owners are already starting a refurbishment to keep the standards high.”
geoffreyb611, 27 Aug 2013 | Read review
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