Hilton Grand Vacations Club At Craigendarroch Suites - Ballater

Braemar Road, Ballater, United Kingdom, AB35 5XA  show map
 3 stars
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Hilton Grand Vacations Club At Craigendarroch Suites - Ballater

 Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

 Free parking
 24-Hour

24-hour reception

 Swimming Pool

Indoor swimming pool

Outdoor swimming pool

 Fitness/Gym

Fitness center

 Sports activities

Tennis court

Golf course

 Spa and relaxation

Spa & wellness center

Solarium

Reflex massage

Massage

Steam bath

Jacuzzi

 Breakfast

Continental breakfast

Overview

Hilton Grand Vacations Club At Craigendarroch Suites is a 3-star venue set just 10.2 km from Balmoral Castle, Royal Lochnagar Distillery and Lecht 2090 ski & Multi activity centre. This informal hotel dates from 1891 and was refurbished in 2008.

Guests will enjoy the perfect location in the heart of Ballater. The property is set within 2 km distance from Ballater city center.

A short walk to parks and a national park as well as slopes.

Dyce airport can be reached in 55 minutes by car from Hilton Grand Vacations Club At Craigendarroch Suites.

Rooms

All airy guestrooms come with free Wi-Fi, flat-screen TV, ironing facilities, an in-room safe and a living space along with bright décor. Some rooms feature views over Cairngorms National Park and Dee Valley. Room facilities also include a microwave, an electric kettle and a dishwasher for self-catering.

Eat & Drink

A hearty breakfast is offered in the light dining room. An elegant on-site restaurant serves dishes of Caribbean cuisine. The hotel invites guests to the Alfresco bar to relax with a drink.

A full breakfast is served and charges are applicable. 

Services

Hilton Grand Vacations Club At Craigendarroch Suites provides a meeting room, a photocopier and a copier along with 24-hour reception, laundry and dry cleaning.

Relax

Guests can make use of a wellness center, a Jacuzzi and a solarium or go in for quad biking, rock climbing and lawn tennis. The property offers a gym and aerobics classes helping guests to keep fit.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Free public parking is possible on site.

Year renovated:   2008.  Number of rooms:   32.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Paid on-site parking
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Safe deposit box
  • Smoke detectors
  • Multilingual staff
  • No pets allowed
  • Gift/Newsstand
  • Beauty salon
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Rooms/Facilities for disabled

Sports & Fitness

  • Snowsports
  • Tennis court
  • Golf course
  • Aerobics
  • Fitness center
  • Squash
  • Racquetball
  • Tennis

Services

  • Room service
  • Bell staff/Porter
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • Continental breakfast
  • Breakfast room
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge

Meeting facilities

  • Conference room
  • Business services
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs/Baby cots
  • Children's play area
  • Game room
  • Kids club

Leisure facilities

  • Indoor heated swimming pool
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Spa & wellness center
  • Steam bath
  • Solarium
  • Jacuzzi
  • Massage
  • Barbeque grills
  • Reflex massage

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Dining room
  • Sitting area
  • Rollaway/Extra bed
  • Wardrobe
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dining table

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Bathtub
  • Steam shower
  • Room toiletries
  • Hair dryer

Kitchen facilities

  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Electric kettle

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/Satellite television
  • Sound docking station
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Radio
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Blackout curtains

Policies

Check-In

  • from  1 am

Check-Out

  • until  1 am

Children and extra beds

  • One child under the age of 1 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 
  • There are no extra beds provided in a room. 

How to reach hotel

hotel Hilton Grand Vacations Club At Craigendarroch Suites - Ballater Ballater location
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Hotel Address:

Braemar Road, Ballater, United Kingdom, AB35 5XA

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City Center
  • Ballater
    4000 ft
Airports
  • Dyce (ABZ)
    33.7 mi
  • Dundee (DND)
    41.7 mi
  • Bus stop
    6.3 mi
Hotel information
  • Check-In:
    from  1 am
  • Check-Out:
    until  1 am
  • Year renovated:
    2008
  • Number of rooms:
    32

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How to reach hotel

hotel Hilton Grand Vacations Club At Craigendarroch Suites - Ballater Ballater location
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Hotel Address:

Braemar Road, Ballater, United Kingdom, AB35 5XA

Get directions
City Center
  • Ballater
    4000 ft
Airports
  • Dyce (ABZ)
    33.7 mi
  • Dundee (DND)
    41.7 mi
  • Bus stop
    6.3 mi
Hotel information
  • Check-In:
    from  1 am
  • Check-Out:
    until  1 am
  • Year renovated:
    2008
  • Number of rooms:
    32

Hotel Awards

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What's nearby

Tourist attractions

  • Larks Gallery - 3000 ft
  • Number Forty Six - 3700 ft
  • Mcewan Gallery - 4600 ft

Popular areas

  • City Center - 3700 ft

Places of interest

  • Royal Lochnagar Distillery - 6.3 mi

Monuments and Landmarks

  • Balmoral Castle - 6.3 mi

Theaters

  • Bruce A Thomson - 6.5 mi

Local attractions

  • Crathie Church - 5.9 mi
    Crathie and Braemar, Aberdeen
    Hotel information
    • Check-In:
      from  1 am
    • Check-Out:
      until  1 am
    • Year renovated:
      2008
    • Number of rooms:
      32

    Hotel Awards

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    Hilton Grand Vacations Club At Craigendarroch Suites Reviews

    Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Hilton Grand Vacations Club At Craigendarroch Suites

    Average guest rating

    7.6out of 10
    Fabulous
    Based on 21 reviews

    Individual guest reviews

    • Group of friends
      5.8

      Breakfast was very good indeed, with plenty to choose from.

      I did not like the location of our room or the outlook. Unfortunately we were overlooking the backyard and dustbins and there was a generator under our window which was very noisy all night.

    • Older travelers
      6.6

      The views from a resonable sized bedroom & a very comfortable bed

      The check-in was very slow mainly due to people checking into the Lodges and there was little space to accommodate people. The hotel is looking tired and shows signs of lack of investment. Bedrooms not easy to get to and key did not work - had to return to reception to be told that only put the key in 3/4 and this should work- it did! Bathroom very small.Food did not live up to expectations and the smell of chlorine while eating was not conducive to a pleasant meal nor was sitting on banqueting seats at an unbalanced table

    • Older travelers
      9.6

      Very Comfortable - easy dining at fair price - good food

      Waiters in Restaurants tended to rush around a bit

    • Older travelers
      7.4

      The food was of a very high quality and the staff very much in control

      The Spa was very busy and past its sell-by date. The staff were not interested.

    • Group of friends
      5.0

      We did not use the spa nor the swimming pool but if we had had the time, this would probably have been nice. The surrounding was fantastic.

      The location was a bit away from the village center. The beds was too hard. Totally impression is: Not value for the money.

    • Older travelers
      7.8

      Price and the fact that we had friends in one of the lodges.

      Chair in bedroom ripped upholtery

    • Couple
      9.0

      Comfortable Room,Excellent Dinner in Club restaurant,Good Leisure complex

    • Couple
      6.2

      Location

      The standard of food was unnaceptable, especially the buffet at the lochaber suite. the breakfast could have been much better and not what I would expect of the Hilton chain! The rooms were too small and very dated and not at all up to the standard I would expect for a Hilton. Overall I was not impressed at all with the Hilton Craigendarroch hotel. This hotel could be so much better as the location is absolutley perfect.

    • Older travelers
      7.4

      Restaurant was fabulous.

      Did not like that the spa was no longer open.

    • Couple
      7.4

      Overall trip was good with a couple of niggling issues. Wifi access cost 14.99 for 24 hours- this is a massive pet hate for me- if you spend money on a decent hotel wifi should be free as standard, the hotel has it anyway, it's a ridiculous hidden cost too many hotels seem to find acceptable. Stop treating your customers with contempt. 2nd , our tv was broken, not usually an issue but the weather was poor and it would have been nice to have a cosy night with a movie. Initially all tvs were down due to weather, then just ours was broken. No urgency at all to fix this and when it was fixed the quality was so poor we couldn't watch it anyway. Again a nighle which shouldn't be an issue in a decent hotel.

    • Couple
      6.2

      Good location for walking and hiking in the Cairngorms

      The bathroom in our room was moldy, damp and smelly and fairly grim and not something you'd expect from the look of the rest of the hotel and the price. Our double room was about half the size of the really spacious twin room we had booked for our friend for the same night.

    • Family with children
      6.2

      For the purposes of our visit it was a good choice.

      The hotel is in need of upgrading, the public areas are tired, carpets are worn, paint chipped and the bathroom in 46 was ridculously small. It was odd that our daughter was placed in a large room in the old part of the house when we were placed in the rather bunker like new wing. The Club House building design is odd, it does not make use of the views, the dark glass windows in Scotland in the middle of the winter does not work at all. Staffa t breakfast were very 'stressed'. The breakfast buffet at 9.30 was depleted of a number of things on both mornings so -food resourcing needs attention.

    How to reach hotel

    hotel Hilton Grand Vacations Club At Craigendarroch Suites - Ballater Ballater location
    Show big map »

    Hotel Address:

    Braemar Road, Ballater, United Kingdom, AB35 5XA

    Get directions
    City Center
    • Ballater
      4000 ft
    Airports
    • Dyce (ABZ)
      33.7 mi
    • Dundee (DND)
      41.7 mi
    • Bus stop
      6.3 mi
    Hotel information
    • Check-In:
      from  1 am
    • Check-Out:
      until  1 am
    • Year renovated:
      2008
    • Number of rooms:
      32

    Hotel Awards

    UKHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedBallaterHilton Grand Vacations Club At Craigendarroch Suites

    According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
    Best Spa Hotels in United Kingdom

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