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Balavil Hotel

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Raleigh, North Carolina
Reviewed 17 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...

Thank Steve J
Reviewed 28 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.

Thank Mannzer
Scotland, United Kingdom
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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Doncaster, United Kingdom
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...

Thank charlieh1941
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...

Reviewed 14 June 2016

stayed as part of a coach trip at end of may very clean comfortable hotel room large food good entertainment fair even had an indoor pool which was okay plenty of food choices breakfast was good xx staff freindly

Thank mazer
Newtonmore, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 June 2016

Every visit to the Balavil is always a good one. Their food is always excellent and they have a great selection to choose from. Service and staff is always outstanding and always get a warm welcome. Thanks Fraser/Karen and co.

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

Thank you for taking the time to review the Balavil Hotel, it's much appreciated. Karen Coyle

Reviewed 5 June 2016 via mobile

The service from staff and the quality of food is outstanding. We are always made to feel so welcome when we visit, especially from Fraser and Karen. They've recently started making their own pizza in their stone baked oven which are amazing, not to mention their Nutella pizza! Definatly worth a visit.

Thank Joannee92
Karen C, Owner at Balavil Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind words. Always a pleasure welcoming you.

Monaghan, Ireland
Reviewed 13 May 2016

Can't recommend this place enough, We visited Newtonmore for my 25th Birthday a group of 8 friends, the hotel staff were very accomdating, arriving just before check in our rooms were ready so we got to them straight away, very clean! Beds & showers were fantastic!.we enjoyed a lovely meal in the front bar before entering the back bar where...

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

Thanks for a lovely review. We are so happy you enjoyed your stay and more importantly, enjoyed your birthday. Hope to see you all again soon.

Reviewed 4 May 2016 via mobile

The hotel hosted a family wedding and what great service, food was brilliant and staff couldnt do enough for you. Will def be back. Very professional reception staff and inside the hotel its beautiful. The function room was large and looked amazing. Sorry didnt take any photos as was enjoying myself too much lol.

Thank Shirley T
Dunfermline, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 April 2016 via mobile

Recently stayed here for a night with my wife. Really nice old building with a newer back. Room was spacious and a comfy bed which was welcome after a long drive and visit us Cairngorms. Has a free pool with is a added bonus but very small and not massively warm, still helped relax some muscles. We stayed in for...

Thank gingascott

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  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Restaurant
  • 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
  • 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: $127 - $177 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Balavil Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 50
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Balavil Sport Inverness
Balavil Hotel Newtonmore, Scotland
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