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“swimming pool”(19 reviews)
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Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

We arrived to a warm welcome from the desk and after a very quick check in - well done, we were off to our ground floor family room. A lovely clean and well laid out room ( no 3) with a large walk in shower...More

1  Thank oddbod1808
Response from Karen C, Owner at Balavil HotelResponded 21 May 2017

Thank you for your very kind review. We hope to welcome you back in the future. Karen

Reviewed 3 May 2017

Just spent 3 nights as part of a large group of walkers. The staff were very pleasant and helpful, the food was lovely and the breakfast was exactly what I needed to start my day. The hotel has a very relaxed atmosphere. The room was...More

1  Thank Derrick M
Response from Karen C, Owner at Balavil HotelResponded 21 May 2017

Hi Derrick, Thanks a lot for reviewing our Hotel. We're so happy you enjoyed your stay with us. We hope you'll come see us again. I apologise if you had trouble with the wifi, since we have upgraded our system in the winter we have...More

Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

Overall the hotel was good. We had a good stay the mattresses could be much better. It was the springy type mattresses which I do not like. Apart from that the bathrooms were not that well renovated! However, overall I think it was a nice...More

1  Thank Sandra S
Response from Karen C, Owner at Balavil HotelResponded 21 May 2017

Hi Sandra, Thank you for taking the time to review our Hotel. We appreciate your feedback. We hope we can welcome you back in the future. Karen

Reviewed 20 April 2017

My husband and I stayed overnight here recently. One positive thing was the bathroom had been updated. The other positive thing was the smile we received from the chambermaid when we passed her by. Unfortunately this was balanced by the less than friendly welcome we...More

Thank Johnny123420
Response from Karen C, Owner at Balavil HotelResponded 21 April 2017

I am very sorry that you felt you did not receive a warm welcome or a friendly goodbye, this is something we pride ourselves on as we appreciate all our customers. our buffet breakfast should be regularly refreshed on arrival of new guests at breakfast...More

Reviewed 19 April 2017

Having stayed in the Balavil in the past we decided to book for my 65th birthday for24 family and friends over the weekend.ages ranged from 6month to 88 years old. All rooms had were comfortable and clean with TV wifi ensuite & tea & coffee.the...More

2  Thank trees100
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daznlesley11
12 February 2018|
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Response from Duncy | Reviewed this property |
Yes tv in bar
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daznlesley11
27 January 2018|
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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
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jamiefalexander
12 August 2017|
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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.
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"33 is on first floor walk in shower"
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"Best rooms are probably to the back rather than the road front."
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"Our bedroom overlooked the back gardens & all the bedrooms have double glazing."
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"we were at the rooms on the first floor, to the rear of the building"
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