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Balavil Hotel

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

Very good hotel if you want plenty of outdoor pursuits clean rooms very good staff close to golf course and has a indoor pool staff very helpful live music some nights and the food is excellent try the steak and ale pie would recommend this hotel if you are coming up to newtonmore

1Thank 982geraldm
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 September 2016

We recently spent two night at the Balavil Hotel and thoroughly enjoyed our stay. The pool was an added bonus! It is small but was nice to be able to have a swim. Some of party said that there bedroom was small but we could not complain our bedroom was great. The food at the hotel was really good and...

Thank Catriona24210
Scotland, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

Stayed here a couple of times as it's my favourite between aviemore & newtonmore. Lovely staff. Excellent pool to relax as a couple. Room above the front door was perfect! food is lovely, recommend the salmon, drinks are well priced with good service. really cosy hotel for a couple weekend away. Will return again at christmas likely :)

Thank Delliieee
Hereford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

We were on our way back to our holiday house and we're looking for somewhere to have an early dinner, from the minute we walked in we were treated with excellence service. The tall lad with Glasses, sorry didn't get your name , was both professional and polite and nothing was too much trouble, even when we couldn't pick up...

2Thank Timbo5447
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

We are visiting from Canada and decided to stay at the Balival. It has the traditional feel of old scotland with the tarten carpet and curtains. The staff are fantastic, helpful and very friendly. Rooms are very clean. Location is great whether you want to catch a shinty game, tour the highlands or just relax. Would stay again in a...

Thank Dave G
Zarautz, Spain
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Nice hotel in a small beautiful town. Staff extremelly friendly and willing to help. We went for a walk and lost track of time so it was a bit after the kitchen closed, but they still served us a very nice meal. The pizza was FANTASTIC!!!! Lovely live music too.

Thank Ele_viajes
Bolton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 August 2016

Quite shocked after reading the reviews and visiting this hotel. Went with a coach party and the quantity of food both at breakfast and evening meal was sparse.Breakfast offered choice of cereal or fruit salad which on the last day was mandarin orange and the odd tinned peach, cereal or porridge of which the salt content should carry a health...

3Thank westie93
County Monaghan, Ireland
Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

We have visited Newtonmore for 22 years now & this place just gets better ! You can't go by the Balavil hotel ! The staff, service, accommodation & facilities are the best of the best.. Always greeted with a warm welcome from Fraser & Karen (quality pair) Special mention to Mark, Craig & Cameron behind the bar who couldn't do...

1Thank Megan D
Zottegem, Belgium
Reviewed 7 August 2016

This hotel with friendly service is the perfect base for visiting the highlands. Rooms are clean and ours was certainly comfortable. The breakfast is served on the table and if you like something more like toasts, or honey, or ... , you just have to ask the staff and they bring it to you. For Dinner we could choose between...

Thank Broekaert
County Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

Great hotel with friendly staff and excellent service. The hotel Is tucked away in the beautiful surroundings of Newtonmore. Clean comfortable rooms and excellent food in the restaurant. Could not fault it. Great to relax and get away from it all. Would stay here again.

Thank jojopunx

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  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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Additional Information about Balavil Hotel

Address: Main Street, Newtonmore PH20 1DL, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Scottish Highlands > Badenoch and Strathspey > Newtonmore
Price Range: $127 - $178 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Balavil Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 50
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Also Known As:
Balavil Sport Inverness
Balavil Hotel Newtonmore, Scotland
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