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Auld Kirk Hotel

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Certificate of Excellence
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good22%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“converted church”(15 reviews)
“old church”(12 reviews)
“afternoon tea”(12 reviews)
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What's included
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Pool
Room Service
Fitness centre
Business Centre
4 Star Hotel
Very smart coffee lounge serving all home cooked produce, morning coffee, light lunches with salads and tasty pastries, seasonal soups. Afternoon teas are a speciality and are served from 2pm to 4pm with bookings essential.
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Location and contact
31 Braemar Road, Ballater AB35 5RQ, Scotland
54 km to Dyce Airport
17 restaurants are within a 0.5 km radius
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Absolutely our preferred location on Deeside for afternoon tea for our group of eight (and we have tried a fair number of venues!) - charming hosts and nothing too much trouble with regard to special dietary requirements. Excellent assortment of sandwiches and savouries and delicious...More

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Reviewed 5 June 2018 via mobile

A friend had booked us in for Afternoon Tea here based on recommendations. It was absolutely delicious, very high quality food in the stylish surroundings, with friendly staff. Little gem of a place, can't recommend highly enough!

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Reviewed 31 May 2018

We called to book and initially told need 24 hours notice but they could probably fit us in. On arrival a bit deserted and man showed us through to a side room where there were 3 others having tea. Accoustics were poor and I now...More

1  Thank Dnaray
Response from PeterBallater, Owner at Auld Kirk HotelResponded 5 June 2018

This is the first negative feedback we have received about our afternoon tea service and we do care deeply about the quality of our food and the customer experience. Obviously any review is subjective and we acccept that any individual has a right to their...More

Reviewed 21 April 2018

Had a great afternoon tea with prosecco here. Paid for by my brother as a treat. We had a private room with very interesting décor. Lovey food and drinks and vey good service. Loved it and would recommend it to all!

1  Thank Robin P
Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

The Auld Kirk is just outside the centre of Ballater but locals rate it for good reason. We came for a light lunch of soup and a sandwich and were impressed. The vegetable & herb soup was excellent and the chicken in the sandwich very...More

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US$123 - US$151 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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"Room 1 faced the street and there was some road noise."
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"Rooms all seem to be on first floor and no lift."
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"Furthest room does' pick up wifi and 3G is patchy"
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"Room 3 was great and the wifi signal was strong."
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