We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Save
Traveller (38)
Room & Suite (8)
Dining (6)
You may also like:
See all
Nearby Hotels
Overview
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good38%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“swimming pool”(19 reviews)
“shinty bar”(4 reviews)
“coach party”(11 reviews)
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
Family Rooms
3 Star Hotel
All hotel details
You may also like:
See all
Nearby Hotels
{"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"moduleList":["handlers"]},"scriptFlags":null}
Rooms
3 Jun4 Jun
|
1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
Standard Room
Getting you more information on this room More
Free Cancellation
Book now, pay at stay!
Select
Show Available Rooms
Sorry, this partner no longer has rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please visit one of our 6 partner sites to see rooms from US$99.
We're sorry, there are no rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please change your dates, or view all Newtonmore hotels with availability
{"BOOKING_FEATURES": ["IB_PRICES_OUTSIDE_ROOM_BUTTON","IB_STREAMLINED_SELECTED_ROOM","IB_SHOW_EMAIL_FOR_INSECURE_LOGIN","IB_EXIT_INTERRUPTER","RCMS_INLINE_ROOM_GRID_MAX_OCC","IB_SHOW_AMENITIES_AS_ICONS","IB_POST_BOOKING_LOGIN","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS","IB_IRG_MATCH_META","META_AIR","CHILDREN_SEARCH","IB_INLINE_ROOM_GRID","HR_IB_EXCLUDE_TAXES_AND_FEES","IB_TIME_OF_STAY_PAYMENT_TYPES_V3","IB_DW_CCNAME_WITH_AUTOCOMPLETE","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS_MOBILE","IBEX_HIGH_EQUITY_BRANDING","IB_PRICE_WINS_POST_TX","IB_BOOKNOW_CLEAN_WITH_ICON_SHORT_BTN","IB_BOOKING_FORM_FAVICON","STORED_CARDS","IB_PRICE_WINS_COPY","IB_URGENCY_BLOCK"] , "IMPRESSION_KEY": "203907ef88d5494ca5713c7de633e32a", "roomSelectionModel": {"partnerInfos":[],"multiplePartners":false,"polling":{"locationId":296537,"bookingSessionId":null,"detailedAvailabilityKey":null,"commerceContentIds":[111645580],"additionalContentIds":[],"pollCount":0,"checkin":{"day":3,"month":6,"year":2018},"checkout":{"day":4,"month":6,"year":2018},"adults":2,"child_rm_ages":"","rooms":1,"display_rooms":300,"entryPrice":99,"entryCurrency":"USD","complete":true,"formKey":"","showAllRooms":true,"genNewBookingSessionId":false,"winningProviderAtClick":"","selectedRoomKey":"","impressionKey":"203907ef88d5494ca5713c7de633e32a","navArea":null,"referringServlet":"Hotel_Review","highestMetaPrice":100,"lowestMetaPrice":99,"additionalPartner":false,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":100,"roomsToVerify":[],"clazz":null},"summary":null,"unavailable":false,"metaOffers":[],"mismatchCheckModel":null,"totalMediaCount":0,"hotelPhotos":[],"noticeHeaderMessage":null,"moreProviders":null,"lowestPricePartner":null,"showAllRooms":true,"isMetaCheaper":false,"isBookingLessThanOrEqualToMeta":null,"avgHistoricalPrice":0.0,"avgHistoricalDisplayPrice":null,"expressBookState":null,"highestMetaPrice":100,"lowestMetaPrice":99,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":100,"hotelName":"Balavil Hotel","hasSpecialTimeOfStayTaxes":false,"trackingTree":null,"trackingTreeId":null,"showPriceHoverTooltip":false,"trackingContext":"eyJzdGF0ZSI6IkhPVEVMX0FVQ1RJT04iLCJwIjoiSFJfTWFpbkNvbW1lcmNlIiwiaWRzIjp7IkJGSyI6IjIwMzkwN2VmODhkNTQ5NGNhNTcxM2M3ZGU2MzNlMzJhIiwiQUlLIjoiNGYwNjBiZTM3M2I5NGFlOWJkNWZhNjcxOTMwMTY0MWIifSwiZW50cnlTZXJ2bGV0IjoiSG90ZWxfUmV2aWV3In0=","cheaperPricesExist":false,"enableLPF":false,"priceDropPercent":0,"canExpandRooms":false,"expandRoomsToAllPartners":false,"roomSelectionKey":null,"useSupplierDirectTreatment":false,"isSupplierDirect":false,"showProviderSeparator":false,"clazz":null,"seeMoreMessage":null,"seeMoreIFrameMessage":null,"isPricelineCom":false,"isPriceDrawerEnabled":false,"isMetaMarketingLandOnBookingFormEnabled":false}, "ibAvailability": true, "metaAvailability": true, "topOfferIsIB": false, "numHacTries": 1, "checkIn": "03/06/2018", "checkOut": "04/06/2018", "lowestPrice": "US$99", "hasDates": true, "hacComplete": true, "contentIdMappings": {"111645580":"BookingCom"}, "pollingEnabled": false, "preventScroll": false, "offerClickToken": null, "conditionalUpdate": false, "mightGetRooms": true, "divClasses": "ppr_rup ppr_priv_resp_hr_room_grid", "singlePartnerRoomGridWidget": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_responsive","template":"ibex_room_grid_responsive__widget","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_responsive","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))","tracking":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'tracking'))"},"dust":{"sub_header":"ibex_room_grid_responsive__sub_header"},"moduleList":["handlers","tracking"]},"scriptFlags":null}, "multiPartnerRoomGridWidget": null, "mismatchMessage": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_mismatch_message","template":"ibex_mismatch_message__widget","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_mismatch_message","js":{"handler":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handler'))"},"dust":{},"moduleList":["handler"]},"scriptFlags":null}, "maxRoomsToShow": 300, "isTablet": false, "roomGridRowWidget": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive","template":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__widget","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_row_responsive","js":{},"dust":{"amenities":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__amenities","occupancy":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__occupancy","condition_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__condition_col","price_text":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__price_text","reservation_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__reservation_col"},"moduleList":[]},"scriptFlags":null}, "mismatchMessageLightbox": null, "deviceInfo": "OtherOS OtherBrowser", "bookOnTripAdvisor": "Book on <img class=\"ibHeaderImg\" alt=\"TripAdvisor\" src=\"https:\/\/static.tacdn.com\/img2\/branding\/rebrand\/TA_logo_primary.png\"\/>"}
Reviews (276)
There are newer reviews for Balavil Hotel
See the most recent reviews
Filter reviews
260 results
Traveller rating
141
93
20
5
1
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
141
93
20
5
1
Show reviews that mention
All reviewsswimming poolshinty barcoach partyvenisonlounge barnice clean roomsstaff were brilliantcooked foodfood was lovelypiecoach tripfriendly hotelstayed for two nightshill walkingfeel so welcomefamily roomenjoyable stay
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
21 - 25 of 260 reviews
Reviewed 17 December 2017 via mobile

Have have stayed in Newtonmore over the years and never visited the hotel as it never looked open, this year the lights were on and it looked very welcoming so decided to pay a visit. How glad we did, the bar was comfortable and the...More

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

Thank you very much for taking the time to review the Balavil Hotel, it is much appreciated. We close for a small time at the end of each season for renovations as we strive to make the hotel as best it can be. Unfortunately, this...More

Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

We recently stayed in the hotel for a biking weekend in a triple room. Food was good, rooms clean and nice atmosphere in the bar. I understand in the summer it does a lot of coach party trips so I suspect it will be very...More

Thank HJA69
Response from Karen C, Owner at Balavil HotelResponded 8 March 2018

Thank you for taking the time to write a review of the Balavil Hotel. We are so happy you enjoyed your stay with us. We have a great atmosphere over our season, with a great mix of customers who travel in large and small groups....More

Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

My partner travelled here a couple of weeks ago, the hotel we originally book didn't look that appealing. My partner found this one by accident and I'm glad they did. Very nice frontage with private car park directly across the street, inside it was just...More

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

Thank you very much for taking the time to review our hotel. We are so glad you ventured up our way and took advantage of our beautiful village, it was a pleasure having you with us. We wish you all the best and hope we...More

Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

Stayed for a night with baby and toddler to go to wildlife park next day. Staff lovely, toddler enjoyed the pool and dinner was great (pizza, burger and ice cream) Toddler made a mess at dinner/breakfast and in the room but nothing was a bother...More

1  Thank NMac81
Reviewed 6 September 2017

The staff hereare fantastic,make you feel so welcome, nothing is to difficult. Food is excellent Easy reach to local golf course, hill walking fishing. Closeto the McDonald Centre in Aviemore and easy accessto the Cairgorms

Thank allsty
View more reviews
Most Booked Properties in Newtonmore
See allSee all
About
Awards & Recognition
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
Meeting Rooms
Things to do
Restaurant
Pool
Bar/Lounge
Heated pool
Indoor pool
Details
Price range
US$119 - US$146 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$119 - US$146 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Add Photo Photos
Traveller (38)
Room & Suite (8)
Dining (6)
Pool & Beach (1)
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
daznlesley11
12 February 2018|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from Duncy | Reviewed this property |
Yes tv in bar
0
Votes
daznlesley11
27 January 2018|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
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
0
Votes
jamiefalexander
12 August 2017|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
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.
1
Vote
Room Tips
"33 is on first floor walk in shower"
Read review
"Best rooms are probably to the back rather than the road front."
Read review
"Our bedroom overlooked the back gardens & all the bedrooms have double glazing."
Read review
"we were at the rooms on the first floor, to the rear of the building"
Read review
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing