Fodor's Expert Review Hilton Grand Vacations at Craigendarroch Suites

Braemar Rd., Ballater, Aberdeenshire, AB35 5XA, Scotland Fodor's Choice

This grand mansion has been turned into a resort with a luxury spa and country club, combining Victorian style with modern comforts. Leisure facilities include two pools (one for toddlers) and tennis and squash courts. The hotel has one of the area's better restaurants, and all rooms and suites have kitchenettes.

PROS

  • a great pool and decent gym facilities
  • good amenities for kids
  • leafy location in Royal Deeside
  • rooms and suites have kitchenettes
  • great pool and gym facilities
  • no smoking anywhere inside or out

CONS

  • if there's a conference, nonattending guests can feel lost among the crowds
  • incongruously corporate atmosphere
  • a bit pricey for this area

QUICK FACTS

Hotel
GreenFamily
Casual
Countryside
Private
$$$

HOTEL INFO

Phones: 01339-755558

HOTEL DETAILS

51 suites
Rate Includes: Free breakfast

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