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Balavil Hotel

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  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“swimming pool”(18 reviews)
“shinty bar”(4 reviews)
“coach party”(11 reviews)
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Reviewed 23 July 2017

This is, quite simply, a great place to stay. All staff, including the cleaners, were friendly and clearly had the guests' best interests and enjoyment at heart. The room was basic but clean with a comfortable bed, clean bed linen, hairdryer and tea/coffee making facilities....More

1  Thank Phil M
Reviewed 23 July 2017

I stayed here on a coach trip. Four nights on a half board basis. The room was clean and reasonably well equipped. The food was done well with a limited choice. Because it was a coach trip and there was another party in the hotel...More

Thank John1956a
Reviewed 20 July 2017

Stayed here for two nights in july. Nice atmosphere in this hotel, huge leather chairs everywhere. Very friendly staff who do go out of their way to help you with anything. Very comfortable beds. The only thing i did not like about this hotel was...More

Thank elzeppo
Reviewed 15 July 2017

Stayed for a weekend had great time, lovely food and staff, Mark and Ben especially so, would gladly return . Good size room and nice pool to relax in after a days walking. If only the weather had matched the hotel .

1  Thank john197667
Response from Karen C, Owner at Balavil HotelResponded 17 July 2017

Hi John, Thank you for taking the time to review our Hotel. We're delighted you enjoyed your stay with us and hope to see you again soon. Karen Coyle

Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Stayed in the hotel for x2 night at the beginning of the month.. we've previously stayed in this hotel and thought it was great.. on this occasion we didn't enjoy our stay. We booked the family room and found it unacceptable I don't think it's...More

Thank Shona M
Response from Karen C, Owner at Balavil HotelResponded 15 July 2017

As a family run hotel, we are very disappointed you didn't enjoy your stay with us, especially as you have done previously. We do have one family room in the hotel that does have a limited outlook, however, this is not available to book online....More

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Free Parking
Pool
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
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Free Parking
Breakfast included
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Restaurant
Pool
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Heated pool
Indoor pool
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US$103 - US$138 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Price range
US$103 - US$138 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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daznlesley11
12 February 2018|
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Response from JKHCheshire | Reviewed this property |
I only know the bars in the Glen Hotel and the Balavil Hotel both worth a visit.
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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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