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.
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
03/12/2017 04/12/2017
    There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
    • {providername} {price}
    {providername} {price}
      {listitems}
    {sold_out_text}
    We can't find prices for this accommodation
    From {rate_price} {rate_periodicity}

    Balavil Hotel

    Main Street, Newtonmore PH20 1DL, Scotland
    Save
    Lowest prices for your stay
    03/12/2017 04/12/2017
    Are these your travel dates?
    TripAdvisor uses this information to find you the lowest prices for your stay.
    US$91
    US$76
    SAVE US$15
    US$91
    US$76
    Traveller (35)
    Dining (4)
    Room & Suite (4)
    Best Western Plus Inverness Lochardil House Hotel
    527 reviews
    #4 of 36 hotels in Inverness
    43.9 km
     
    The Glen Hotel
    312 reviews
    #1 of 3 hotels in Newtonmore
    0.6 km
     
    Kingsmills Hotel
    1,824 reviews
    #8 of 36 hotels in Inverness
    45.5 km
     
    Highlander Hotel
    686 reviews
    #3 of 3 hotels in Newtonmore
    0.5 km
     
    Duke of Gordon Hotel
    495 reviews
    #2 of 4 hotels in Kingussie
    4.1 km
     
    The Cross at Kingussie
    211 reviews
    #1 of 4 hotels in Kingussie
    4.3 km
     
    Columba House Hotel
    351 reviews
    #3 of 4 hotels in Kingussie
    4.7 km
     
    The Star Hotel
    215 reviews
    #4 of 4 hotels in Kingussie
    4.2 km
     
    Overview
    • Excellent51%
    • Very good38%
    • Average8%
    • Poor2%
    • Terrible1%
    Travellers talk about
    “swimming pool” (18 reviews)
    “shinty bar” (4 reviews)
    “coach party” (10 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Restaurant
    Family Rooms
    Bar/Lounge
    Wheelchair Access
    Meeting Rooms
    3.0 Star Hotel
    All hotel details
    {"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 Dec4 Dec
    |
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
    Standard Room

    Getting you more information on this room

    Free Cancellation
    Select
    Show Available Rooms
    Sorry, this partner no longer has rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please visit one of our 3 partner sites to see rooms from US$76.
    We're sorry, there are no rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please change your dates, or view all Newtonmore hotels with availability
    Standard Room

    Getting you more information on this room

    Free Cancellation
    Select
    {"BOOKING_FEATURES": ["IB_STREAMLINED_SELECTED_ROOM","IB_SHOW_EMAIL_FOR_INSECURE_LOGIN","VISA_SPONSORSHIP_WEB","RCMS_INLINE_ROOM_GRID_MAX_OCC","IB_POST_BOOKING_LOGIN","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS","IB_IRG_MATCH_META","CHILDREN_SEARCH","ATTRACTIONS_REMOVE_PAYMENT_ADDRESS_FIELDS","HR_IB_EXCLUDE_TAXES_AND_FEES","IB_DW_CCNAME_WITH_AUTOCOMPLETE","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS_MOBILE","IB_BOOKNOW_CLEAN_WITH_ICON_SHORT_BTN","STORED_CARDS","IB_PRICE_WINS_COPY","IB_PRICES_OUTSIDE_ROOM_BUTTON","IB_EXIT_INTERRUPTER","IB_SHOW_AMENITIES_AS_ICONS","META_AIR","IB_INLINE_ROOM_GRID","IB_TIME_OF_STAY_PAYMENT_TYPES_V3","IBEX_HIGH_EQUITY_BRANDING","IB_PRICE_WINS_POST_TX","IB_BOOKING_FORM_FAVICON","IB_URGENCY_BLOCK"] , "IMPRESSION_KEY": "e020ea0561ea47a983c0ed5b542eecd8", "roomSelectionModel": {"partnerInfos":[],"multiplePartners":false,"polling":{"locationId":296537,"bookingSessionId":null,"detailedAvailabilityKey":null,"commerceContentIds":[111645580],"additionalContentIds":[],"pollCount":0,"checkin":{"day":3,"month":12,"year":2017},"checkout":{"day":4,"month":12,"year":2017},"adults":2,"child_rm_ages":"","rooms":1,"display_rooms":300,"entryPrice":76,"entryCurrency":"USD","complete":false,"formKey":"","showAllRooms":true,"genNewBookingSessionId":false,"winningProviderAtClick":"","selectedRoomKey":"","impressionKey":"e020ea0561ea47a983c0ed5b542eecd8","navArea":null,"referringServlet":"Hotel_Review","highestMetaPrice":91,"lowestMetaPrice":76,"additionalPartner":false,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":91,"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":{"hasFullTravelerInfo":false,"hasReducedBillingInfo":false,"hasFullBillingInfo":false},"highestMetaPrice":91,"lowestMetaPrice":76,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":91,"hotelName":"Balavil Hotel","hasSpecialTimeOfStayTaxes":false,"trackingTree":null,"trackingTreeId":null,"showPriceHoverTooltip":false,"trackingContext":"eyJzdGF0ZSI6IkhPVEVMX0FVQ1RJT04iLCJwIjoiSFJfTWFpbkNvbW1lcmNlIiwiaWRzIjp7IkJGSyI6ImUwMjBlYTA1NjFlYTQ3YTk4M2MwZWQ1YjU0MmVlY2Q4IiwiQUlLIjoiYmZmYTljYWM0OTBhNGM1NTkyOTM0ZWI1NzhlYzgxMGYifSwiZW50cnlTZXJ2bGV0IjoiSG90ZWxfUmV2aWV3In0=","cheaperPricesExist":false,"enableLPF":false,"priceDropPercent":0,"canExpandRooms":false,"expandRoomsToAllPartners":false,"roomSelectionKey":null,"useSupplierDirectTreatment":false,"isSupplierDirect":false,"showProviderSeparator":false,"clazz":null,"isPriceDrawerEnabled":false,"seeMoreMessage":null,"seeMoreIFrameMessage":null,"isPricelineCom":false,"isMetaMarketingLandOnBookingFormEnabled":false}, "ibAvailability": true, "metaAvailability": true, "topOfferIsIB": false, "numHacTries": -1, "checkIn": "03/12/2017", "checkOut": "04/12/2017", "lowestPrice": "US$76", "hasDates": true, "hacComplete": false, "contentIdMappings": {"111645580":"BookingCom"}, "pollingEnabled": false, "preventScroll": false, "offerClickToken": null, "conditionalUpdate": false, "mightGetRooms": true, "divClasses": "ppr_rup ppr_priv_hr_inline_room_grid_hsx", "singlePartnerRoomGridWidget": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_hsx","template":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__widget","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_hsx","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))","tracking":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'tracking'))"},"dust":{"sub_header":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__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_hsx","template":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__widget","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","js":{},"dust":{"amenities":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__amenities","condition_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__condition_col","price_text":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__price_text","reservation_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__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\"\/>"}
    Write a Review
    Reviews (255)
    Traveller rating
    Traveller type
    Time of year
    Language

    1 - 5 of 239 reviews

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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
    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

    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
    Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

    Great food and great staff as always very friendly quick service beautiful surroundings and a reasonable price Best for food in Newtonmore by a long way. The staff are so knowledgeable and very very helpful

    Thank Lewis P
    Best Western Plus Inverness Lochardil House Hotel
    527 reviews
    #4 of 36 hotels in Inverness
    43.9 km
     
    The Glen Hotel
    312 reviews
    #1 of 3 hotels in Newtonmore
    0.6 km
     
    Kingsmills Hotel
    1,824 reviews
    #8 of 36 hotels in Inverness
    45.5 km
     
    Highlander Hotel
    686 reviews
    #3 of 3 hotels in Newtonmore
    0.5 km
     
    Duke of Gordon Hotel
    495 reviews
    #2 of 4 hotels in Kingussie
    4.1 km
     
    The Cross at Kingussie
    211 reviews
    #1 of 4 hotels in Kingussie
    4.3 km
     
    Columba House Hotel
    351 reviews
    #3 of 4 hotels in Kingussie
    4.7 km
     
    The Star Hotel
    215 reviews
    #4 of 4 hotels in Kingussie
    4.2 km
     
    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$102 - US$141 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 50
    • Reservation Options
    • TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Priceline, Cancelon, TripOnline SA, Booking.com and Book Direct Rooms so you can book your Balavil Hotel reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
    • Location
    • United Kingdom >
    • Scotland >
    • Scottish Highlands >
    • Badenoch and Strathspey >
    • Newtonmore
    • Also Known As
    • Balavil Sport Inverness ,
    • Balavil Hotel Newtonmore, Scottish Highlands, Scotland
    Add Photo Photos
    Traveller (35)
    Dining (4)
    Room & Suite (4)
    Hotel & Grounds (24)
    Bathroom (3)
    Nearby
    The Glen Hotel
    312 reviews
    .60 km away
     
    Highlander Hotel
    686 reviews
    .49 km away
     
    Nearby Restaurants
    The Glen Hotel Restaurant
    416 reviews
    .60 km away
    Letterbox Restaurant
    279 reviews
    .24 km away
    The Wild Flour
    186 reviews
    .35 km away
    Antlers Cafe
    45 reviews
    .32 km away
    Nearby Attractions
    Highland Folk Museum
    875 reviews
    .94 km away
    Clan Macpherson Museum
    99 reviews
    .62 km away
    The Wildcat Experience
    58 reviews
    .28 km away
    Newtonmore Golf Club
    30 reviews
    .35 km away
    Ask a question
    Questions & Answers
    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
    Sue C
    30 August 2016|
    AnswerShow all 3 answers
    Response from Timbo5447 | Reviewed this property |
    Sorry I am not sure, I would imagine they have a lift.
    1
    Vote
    EloraBangorian
    7 August 2016|
    AnswerShow all 4 answers
    Response from Mannzer | Reviewed this property |
    Yes, free wifi is provided
    1
    Vote
    Room Tips
    "all rooms have good viewson to the diffeent mountain ranges"
    Read review
    "Rooms on the lower ground are quiet and well laid out."
    Read review
    "Most rooms have mountain views."
    Read review
    "I was on the ground floor so had no room with a view which didn't bother me. Possibly better upstairs if..."
    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