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    Hilton Grand Vacations Club at Craigendarroch Lodges

    At Craigendarroch Lodges Braemar Road, Ballater AB35 5XA, Scotland
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      2 adults
      • 2 adults
        0 children
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          US$ 317
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          Overview
          • Excellent39%
          • Very good31%
          • Average15%
          • Poor8%
          • Terrible5%
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          Free Wifi
          Free Parking
          Breakfast Buffet
          Pool
          Non-Smoking Rooms
          Restaurant
          Suites
          Bar/Lounge
          Fitness centre
          Kitchenette
          Wheelchair Access
          Business Centre
          Dry Cleaning
          Tennis Court
          3.5 Star Hotel
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          Hilton Grand Vacations at Craigendarroch Suites
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          1 - 5 of 652 reviews

          Reviewed 1 week ago

          Had yet another stay at Craigendarroch. I never tire of its peaceful surroundings and comfortable accommodation. Leisure facilities are very good, with gym tennis court and swimming pool. Just one thing I miss. Before the old house was converted into suites, it had a fine...More

          Thank Dave C
          Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

          We stayed at this resort in one of the time-share lodges. We were greeted by friendly & helpful staff. The amenities are quite good including a lovely Spa, heated pool, gym etc. The resort is located just outside of the town of Ballater in the...More

          Thank brendzkt
          Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

          We had a lovely stay in one of the lodges, the lodges have everything we needed for a few days and there is lots to see and do. When we checked in, we did find the carpet under the sofa hadn't been cleaned and there...More

          3  Thank sunseeker68_19
          Reviewed 4 weeks ago

          i stay a lot here and have known the area for the past 30 years. the staff are the best you will find anywhere, the facilities are faultless and the lodges are pure luxury. it doesn't matter what time of year you go it always...More

          Thank ianfaw
          Reviewed 4 weeks ago

          We were offered the chance to experience the Grand Vacation in a Junior Suite with Log Fire. Suite 16 is at the rear of the hotel with views of a high stone wall and service yard, it is built round the lift shaft with a...More

          Thank David C
          Hilton Grand Vacations at Craigendarroch Suites
          535 reviews
          #1 of 4 hotels in Ballater
           
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          About
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          Amenities
          • Top amenities
          • Pool
          • Free Parking
          • Restaurant
          • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
          • Hotel Amenities
          • Free Parking
          • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
          • Meeting Rooms
          • Laundry Service
          • Dry Cleaning
          • Business Centre with Internet Access
          • Room amenities
          • Refrigerator in room
          • Microwave
          • Things to do
          • Pool
          • Restaurant
          • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Hot Tub
          • Tennis Court
          Details
          • Price range
          • US$ 177 - US$ 457 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
          • Hotel class
          • Room types
          • Suites ,
          • Kitchenette ,
          • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
          • Family Rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 131
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          • Scotland >
          • Aberdeenshire >
          • Ballater
          • Also Known As
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          • Hilton Hotel Ballater ,
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          • Hilton Grand Vacations Club At Craigendarroch Lodges Ballater, Scotland
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          Are there any good tour operators in the area (for Edinburgh, Loch Ness, castles, etc..)?
          12 February 2017|
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          Response from Vicki Lynn B | Reviewed this property |
          Pretty sure, yes. We rented a car in Edinburgh and drove ourselves.
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          How many bathrooms does the 2 bedroom lodge unit have?
          2 February 2017|
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          Response from Elsie1507 | Reviewed this property |
          At least 2, some have a third upstairs if both bedrooms downstairs, such as lodge 90
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          "Insist on room with a view when registering and do not accept as we did the excuse that all other rooms were..."
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          "The Suite rooms have lovely terraces for a bit of sun"
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