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The Glen Lui Hotel

14 Invercauld Road, Ballater, AB35 5PP, United Kingdom
+44 133 975 5402

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Overall guest ratings

8.7/10 Excellent
Based on 211 reviews

Review highlights

  • 9.5
  • 9.4
  • 5.5
  • 5.0

Good to know

  • Great menu
  • Pleasant hotel grounds
  • Very quiet
  • Friendly service

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    About

    Nestled in two acres of peaceful, private woodland, just 20 minutes from Balmoral Castle, offering free WI-FI and Parking, this family-run Hotel offers spectacular views, log fires, delightful dining, and cosy accommodation. Surrounded by the awe-inspiring beauty of Cairngorm National Park, the Hotel is a haven of tranquillity and relaxation. Guests can enjoy magnificent panoramic views of the Cairngorm mountains and the majestic Lochnagar, or perhaps simply watch as red squirrels frolic in the surrounding pine trees. Originally built in 1896, every effort has been taken to ensure that the building still retains many of its original features and traditional charm. Offering a warm, friendly welcome and the best in highland hospitality, the Glen Lui Hotel is sure to inspire a wealth of wonderful memories. Each of the 19 en-suite rooms are tastefully decorated and furnished, perfectly complementing the welcoming appeal of the rest of the building. There is also additional accommodation in the Pine Terrace annexe located within the grounds. As one would expect from a hotel of this calibre, all of the rooms come fully equipped with all the necessary conveniences and comforts, including free Wi-Fi, flat screen TV, Egyptian cotton linen, hairdryer and tea & coffee facilities. There are a range of room types available, with Single, Double, Twin and Superior options. There are also two Suites, one with a splendid four-poster bed and the other a luxurious king-size, whilst both offer south-facing sitting rooms with magnificent views. Pets are welcome by prior arrangement in some Pine Terrace rooms. The hotel also offers free breakfast.Please note: Pets only permitted in some pine terrace Rooms (annex)

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    Amenities

    • Internet
    • Meeting/Banquet facilities
    • Room service
    • Skiing
    • No smoking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Safe
    • Free parking
    • Storage available
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Terrace/Patio
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    Overall rating

    8.7 Excellent
    Based on 211 reviews
    • 9.5 "World class service."
      9.8 "98% found the staff to be very friendly."
      8.5 "85% said the reception staff was great."
      10.0 "Management was excellent, said 100%."
    • 9.4 "Terrific location."
      10.0 "City centre within easy reach, said 100%."
    • 9.3 "Excellent amenities."
      9.3 "93% thought the building was wonderful."
      9.2 "92% found the grounds to be nice."
      10.0 "100% enjoyed the lobby entrance."
    • 9.1 "Excellent breakfast."
    • 8.4 "Food is delicious."
      8.9 "89% loved the menu selection."
    • 5.5 "Rooms are ok."
    • 5.0 "Average comfort."
    • 2.8 "Terrible value."
    • 2.0 "Disappointing internet connection."
      2.0 "80% said the wifi quality was bad."
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    Overall rating

    8.7 Excellent
    Based on 187 reviews
    • 9.7 "World class service."
      9.9 "99% found the staff to be very friendly."
    • 9.6 "Terrific location."
    • 9.4 "Excellent amenities."
      9.5 "95% thought the building was wonderful."
      10.0 "100% enjoyed the lobby entrance."
    • 9.1 "Excellent breakfast."
    • 8.4 "Food is delicious."
      8.8 "88% loved the menu selection."
    • 5.3 "Rooms are ok."
    • 4.5 "Not very comfortable."
      1.2 "88% said rooms were small."
      3.8 "62% didn't like the uncomfortable beds."
    • 2.8 "Terrible value."
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    Overall rating

    8.3 Excellent
    Based on 23 reviews
    • 9.5 "Terrific location."
    • 9.4 "World class service."
      9.6 "96% found the staff to be very friendly."
    • 9.2 "Excellent breakfast."
    • 9.1 "Excellent amenities."
    • 8.6 "Food is delicious."
    • 5.7 "Average comfort."
    • 5.4 "Rooms are ok."
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    Hotel type
    Romantic Hotel
    Guests say the hotel is perfect for a romantic getaway.
    Good to know
    "Great menu"
    "Pleasant hotel grounds"
    "Very quiet"
    "Friendly service"
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