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Balavil Hotel

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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good38%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“swimming pool”(18 reviews)
“shinty bar”(4 reviews)
“coach party”(11 reviews)
Free Wifi
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Breakfast included
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3.0 Star Hotel
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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
Reviewed 25 May 2017

We didn't stay over but called in for dinner. All I can say is that the food was first class, and the staff were amazing, they went out of their way to look after us, checking up every few minutes to see if we needed...More

Thank Phil H
Response from Karen C, Owner at Balavil HotelResponded 27 May 2017

Thank you very much for your very kind review, we very much appreciate it and look forward to welcoming you again. Karen

Reviewed 24 May 2017

Stayed here last week with coach party. Good service as we had party of 28 people. Bar service good, but shame no real ales in lounge bar just cask conditioned, but still well kept. There is a "shinty " bar which opens at weekends only...More

Thank Richard R
Response from Karen C, Owner at Balavil HotelResponded 27 May 2017

Thank you for taking the time to review the Balavil Hotel. We're happy you enjoyed your stay with us and hope to see you again in the future. Karen

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Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Restaurant
Free Parking
Pool
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Breakfast included
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Restaurant
Pool
Bar/Lounge
Heated pool
Indoor pool
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Price range
US$96 - US$139 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$96 - US$139 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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daznlesley11
11 February 2018|
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Response from JKHCheshire | Reviewed this property |
I only know the bars in the Glen Hotel and the Balavil Hotel both worth a visit.
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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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"all rooms have good viewson to the diffeent mountain ranges"
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"Rooms on the lower ground are quiet and well laid out."
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