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Balavil Hotel

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Blyth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 March 2017

we stay here every year to go snowboarding. nice clean rooms with access to the pool. the food really improved this year, breakfast was great and so was our set dinner, huge portions! great free wifi to. hotel bar always has the sport on and will stay open late, go in to the shinty bar if you fancy a change...

Thank Gemma W
Karen C, Owner at Balavil Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you Gemma for taking the time to write a review of the Balavil Hotel. It's great having you here and we're so happy you all had a nice time. We look forward to lots of snow next winter season and hopefully welcoming you back. Kind Regards, Karen and Fraser Coyle

Linlithgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

I stayed at Balavil with my young children as a stopover on way home from Western Ross. The rooms are very comfortable, modern and cosy. The kids and I loved the pool; it is small but very clean with great showers. The food was lovely and so staff friendly. Excellent value for money as you don't often get access to...

Thank fearsome41
Reviewed 18 February 2017

What a lovely time we had in Newtonmore. The Balavil was perfect for our needs, a clean, comfortable and welcoming family run hotel with helpful staff. The food was good, the whisky even better and our daughter loved the swimming pool. Special thanks go to Fraser, Eddy and Bryony, they made our stay special by going the extra mile without...

Thank Simon C
Reviewed 17 February 2017

My family and I would come here at least once a year throughout my teens and we thoroughly enjoyed it. The food was lovely, the staff friendly and willing to help anyway they can, whilst the whole place just had a great atmosphere. P.S. I loved the tartan carpet!

Thank RBell92
Reviewed 10 February 2017

When we visited the hotel was very quiet. Good friendly service and value for money. Cody bar with WiFi that works, Nice relaxing stay and would recommend to others. Bedroom was warm, clean and looked after and even had a swim in their small pool which was nice and clean.

Thank Ferryman1960
Prestwick, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 January 2017

We stayed there from the 27th until the 2nd of January with Dodds of groom with number 1 driver and with his wife Louise a d the rest of the passengers from the bus and the food is very good there at the banavil hotel in Newton more in bonnie Scotland. From tom and Scott from prestwick

Thank Thomas P
Karen C, Owner at Balavil Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for asking the time to review the hotel. We loved having you stay with us and we look forward to seeing you again in the future. Karen and Fraser

Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

Spent 3 nights here over the New Year. This is the fifth year that I have done this. The hotel is lovely. Clean, spacious rooms with everything you could need. The food is really delicious, a really good choice and all served promptly even though there were around 200 guests on Hogmanay. I think what sets this hotel apart though...

1Thank Louise H
Karen C, Owner at Balavil Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Louise, Thank you for taking the time to review the hotel. We're so happy you joined us for new year and that you enjoyed your time with us. We look forward to seeing you again next time. All the best for 2017 Karen and Fraser

Montrose, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 January 2017

booked for 2 nights, hogmanay and new years day. the stay was enjoyable the room was a double which was a good size and ensuite with tv and tea/coffee making in it the food is excellent with the service likewise from nice friendly staff the lounge bar has a very good selection of whiskies only complaint is that there was...

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

Thank you for taking the time to review the hotel. We're really glad you enjoyed your stay with us. We did put on food late afternoon for all the guests as part of the Hogmanay package, apologies you did not realise this was included. We don't do lunches in the hotel but there is a wide choice of places on...

Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

Me and my partner came to Scotland for a few days to relax and enjoy the snow , I found Balavil hotel at a good price and we went there. It's been such a good few days there , nice ,quiet , the staff it's so friendly and helpful, the food is good home cooked . We've used to pool...

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

Thank you for taking the time to review the hotel. We're so happy you enjoyed your stay with us and we look forward to seeing you again in the future. All the best for 2017. Fraser and Karen

Perth Scotland
Reviewed 1 November 2016

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.

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  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Meeting Rooms

Additional Information about Balavil Hotel

Address: Main Street, Newtonmore PH20 1DL, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Scottish Highlands > Badenoch and Strathspey > Newtonmore
Price Range: $136 - $189 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Balavil Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 50
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Balavil Sport Inverness
Balavil Hotel Newtonmore, Scotland, UK
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“I was on the ground floor so had no room with a view which didn't bother me. Possibly better upstairs if you want a view.”
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