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Balavil Hotel

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Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

Lovely place to stay in Scotland. The staff were friendly, welcoming and helpful, overall we recieved a good service, the hotel was clean and had a nice atmosphere. We enjoyed our visit from Ireland 😊

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Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

We came here in May with a group of girls the hotel staff was top notch they couldn't do anymore for you .they were very friendly and the customer service was brilliant ! The whole staff were sound we had the craic with them from we walked through the doors till we were leaving . The rooms where really big... More 

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Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

Great staff and service! We were made feel so welcome. Special mention to Fraser, an absolute gentleman, who looked after myself and my friend Megan so well! Also mention to Liam behind the bar who looked after Megan too! We will definitely be back 😊

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Thank Emma T
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Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

Absolutely fab hotel, the staff were so welcoming and helpful on arrival. . The restaurant service was brilliant, there was a large group of us on a busy evening and the food was lovely. . Absolutely great weekend. 'Newtonmore Abú'

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Thank Shauna M
Cumbria, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 August 2016

Lovely Scottish stay for out third pit stop in our Scottish tour, hotel was a gem and the staff were all so lovely and helpful, kudos the lovely young man who helped carry my bags, such a sweetie!! Room was big, only bad point was a lack of views.. But right next to shops so good location!!!

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Kirkwall, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 24 July 2016

Food was excellent but time taken to serve was unacceptable. We had 4 children in the party and were booked for 5pm. Main course was served at approx 5.30 but we had to wait until 6.30 before we had our sweet order taken. A coach party came in and there were only 3 staff to cope with everything. By the... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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Reviewed 16 July 2016

This is a small hotel that appears to be family run. The check in was pleasant room had plenty of space and a modernized bathroom. Very close in town so everywhere is walkable. Bed was a little too firm but was acceptable. There were two tour buses that dominated the lobby and were loud but didn't hear anything once in... More 

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Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

We stayed for 1 night and found it a lovely, quaint, homely hotel... the full Scottish experience, from the decor to the service, excellent ! Our room was situated on the front of the hotel, with a view of Newtonmore. The setting is beautiful and a hotel we would recommend.

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Thank Mannzer
Scotland, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 17 June 2016

Can't fault this place. Amazing selection of food of a very high standard, excellent customer service and your always made to feel so welcome by Fraser and Karen. Will definitely be back! Would highly recommend to anyone!

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Thank kirstymackenzie
Doncaster, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 15 June 2016

The hotel which is used by Wilfreda beehive the coach company who organised the tour was very clean friendly and comfortable. The staff were very helpful and nothing was too much trouble. There was entertainment for three of the four nights we stayed there. We can thoroughly recommend it and would certainly stay there again. The hotel seems to cater... More 

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

Thank you for taking the time to review our Hotel, it is much appreciated. More importantly we are glad you enjoyed your stay with us. We do cater for coaches but widely for individual stay also. Non residents are always welcome to join us in our bar and lounge areas where we provide a large selection of malts and have... More 

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  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • 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: $117 - $144 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Balavil Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 50
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