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edinburgh
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at the Deeside Inn for 3 nights over Easter. It is classified as a 4* Inn. This is a bit more basic than a 4* hotel but still very good. We have stayed several times over the last 25 years and it continuously improves. Decoration is all fresh and our standard room was bright with an attractive view...

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Joanna W, General Manager at Deeside Inn, responded to this review

Gosh, what an amazing review, which I am sure others will find helpful. It was nice to see you and we are delighted that you do keep on returning. Thank you for taking so much time to write such a detailed report. We do hope to see you again soon. Joanna

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I booked a single room on line as I'd stayed previously and liked it. The Hotel receptionist (Scots I think) was really lovely an upgraded me to a double suite instead at no extra charge and without any request from me! This is a really lovely place and the standard of both cleanliness and service is exemplary. The breakfast and...

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Joanna W, General Manager at Deeside Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for so many thumbs up, it is much appreciated. Do let us know when you plan to return so that we can allocate you with one of our lovely new rooms. joanna

Stonehaven, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here recently for a weekend whilst attending a family occasion. The ground floor of the hotel has been recently refurbished due to flood damage but once you go up a floor it is tired and in need of some major renovation. Our room was basic and whilst clean the decoration was shabby making it feel less than luxurious. The...

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New Cumnock, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Attended my aunt & uncle,s golden wedding anniversary celebrations in ballater. Stayed at this hotel & found it to be a very traditional, warm & welcoming hotel. Very friendly staff. Very busy hotel. Comfortable rooms.

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Joanna W, General Manager at Deeside Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review of your recent stay.

Aberdeen
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Back again to the Deeside Inn and I have to say they are doing a great job with this hotel they have upgraded the rooms on the ground floor they are very well done the service and food is great and getting better had high tea on Saturday afternoon it was superb what a spread I have to say this...

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Joanna W, General Manager at Deeside Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review - we are glad that you all had a good stay and hope your dog was comfy too. Glad you enjoyed afternoon tea. Best wishes, Joanna

Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A lovely hotel, serving excellent food in the bar/restaurant. Our party were a mixed age group of hill walkers, and I have to see we loved Ballater, and with the hotels central location. It was a perfect choice for us. The hotel would of got 5 stars, but breakfast let it slightly down, most of our party asked for poached...

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Joanna W, General Manager at Deeside Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for such a lovely review and for taking the time. I have made a note about the eggs and that is something we are working on. Your comments really are appreciated - good and bad and it is nice something so constructive and nicely put. Thank you

Rosyth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

This is our third visit to a Crerar hotel/Inn on the very reasonable managers special that they offer. The Deeside Inn was welcoming and friendly and the staff were attentive to our needs. Good food as well.

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Joanna W, General Manager at Deeside Inn, responded to this review

Well, thank for returning we appreciate it very much. We hope that we will see you again. Thank you for the lovely review. Best wishes, Joanna

Reviewed 14 March 2017

Spent two night at the weekend on the Managers special, upgraded (thank you very much), dinner bed and breakfast, received a lovely welcome, really friendly staff, any questions or requests were dealt with quickly, the food is fantastic and great for value, I could recommend basically it all, ours was great and those that passed us on the way to...

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Joanna W, General Manager at Deeside Inn, responded to this review

Wow, what did we do to get such an amazing review. Hugely appreciated by myself and the whole team. I am very pleased that you enjoyed your stay and are grateful that you took time to review. Come and see us again soon. Joanna

Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 March 2017

My wife and I had a very pleasant two nights stay here We had an upgraded room overlooking the park area which was really very nice The staff were really friendly and the food was really first class All in all a very pleasant stay and absolutely no complaints we will stay again

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Joanna W, General Manager at Deeside Inn, responded to this review

I am so pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us and am grateful that you took time to review. Many thanks and do come and see us again. Best wishes, Joanna

Larkhall, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Spent the weekend at this hotel from 10/3-12/3 with another 2 couples, I hadn't personally been in balladeer before this but had spent time in nearby braemar. First impressions were a smashing hotel with plenty of parking round about it and very central for nearby amenities.check in no problems with very friendly and helpful staff. Our room looked out onto...

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Joanna W, General Manager at Deeside Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for such a lovely review, which is much appreciated. I am very pleased that you enjoyed your time with us but was sorry to hear about the missing lightbulbs - that is not how it should be and I will make sure we are more careful. Thank you again and do come and see us again soon. Best...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
Food & drink at the hotel
The Deeside Inn Restaurant
The Deeside Inn Restaurant
Cuisines: British, Scottish
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Tennis Court
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Banquet Room
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Deeside Inn is an authentic Highland inn situated in the picturesque village of Ballater in the heart of Royal Deeside - a few miles away from Balmoral Castle, the Queen's summer home. Only an hour's drive from Aberdeen, this part of the Cairngorms is world famous for its stunning scenery and offers some of the best walking, climbing, mountain biking, river fishing and wildlife watching in Scotland. We can arrange a huge range of outdoor activities on behalf of our guests. The inn itself is welcoming and cosy with open log fires, wooden floors, tartan carpets, comfy tweed furnishings and well appointed comfortable bedrooms. In our Ceilidh bar we offer over 40 Scottish single malts and hearty Highland dishes, and also host fantastic traditional music sessions every other Wednesday. In our brasserie style restaurant we offer an a la carte and grill menu, which feature game, salmon and Highland beef. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Deeside Inn

Address: 13-15 Victoria Road, Ballater AB35 5RA, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Aberdeenshire > Ballater
Price Range: $149 - $203 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Deeside Inn 4*
Number of rooms: 50
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The Deeside Hotel Ballater
Deeside Inn Ballater, Scotland
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“Rooms at the back of the main building have reasonable hill views. An added on wing at the back doesn't look so good.”
brianedinburgh, 20 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a room an the ground floor as I think they have been refurbished.”
memac-mountain, 10 Apr 2017 | Read review
“We were on ground floor”
FionaShankland01, 4 Apr 2017 | Read review
“If you are a light sleeper, avoid room 1.”
debgal69, 29 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Most of the food on the menu can be bought locally”
Neilg33, 14 Mar 2017 | Read review
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