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Reviewed March 21, 2018

Very friendly welcome from James and completely hassle free. Used wowcher deal and great value. Had dinner first night and all in our party happy with their meal. Lovely breakfast both mornings. Very attentive staff, Shannon and others were helpful and nothing too much trouble....More

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Reviewed March 17, 2018 via mobile

We come here every year for our annual ski trip. The staff are always amazing, the food is excellent and the hotel is very comfortable. Cannot fault the hotel at all. Fraser and the team are great. Highly recommended.

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Reviewed March 14, 2018 via mobile

We stayed for two nights at this hotel very welcoming stay, the hotel is under some renovation but you didn't notice to much to disturb your stay. The rooms were spacious, with ensuite (hairdryer in the room which is a bonus) and very clean but...More

Thank head7083
Reviewed March 5, 2018

We had never heard of Newtonmore near Aviemore so knew nothing of the Balavil Hotel until we received a Wedding invitation to John & Aileens Wedding. As ex-hoteliers we are not the easiest people to please as we can recognise great & bad service and...More

Thank trossachsmother
Response from Karen C, Owner at Balavil HotelResponded March 8, 2018

We really appreciate you taking the time to review our Hotel and the very kind comments you made. It was a pleasure hosting John and Aileen's wedding. All of our team enjoyed the day with you and loved being able to help make it special...More

Reviewed February 25, 2018

Arrived friday 9th, made very welcome by Hotel staff, room was very comfortable and clean , enjoyed dinner and several drinks at the bar and made to feel welcome by the locals. Breakfast was buffet style and was nice and hot, great choice too. Would...More

Thank misterhonesty999
Response from Karen C, Owner at Balavil HotelResponded March 8, 2018

Thank you, Keith, for taking the time to write a review of the Balavil Hotel. We glad you had a nice time with us and hope there will be another so you have the chance to use our pool. Kind Regards, Karen Coyle

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daznlesley11
February 11, 2018|
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Response from Duncy | Reviewed this property |
Yes tv in bar
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January 26, 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
August 11, 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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