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Balavil Hotel, Newtonmore

Main Street, Newtonmore, Inverness-shire, PH201DL, UK
Balavil Hotel, Newtonmore Balavil Hotel, Newtonmore 01540 673 220 Main Street Newtonmore
92 out of 100% 61 votes
Facilities: swipe to see more
  • Free Wifi
  • Lift
  • Leisure with pool
  • Family Friendly
  • Entertainment
  • Walk-in Showers
  • Golf in Local Area

The Balavil Hotel, Newtonmore is an excellently priced hotel, in a glorious Highland setting.    

Rooms & Facilities
Facilities: swipe to see more
  • Free Wifi
  • Lift
  • Leisure with pool
  • Family Friendly
  • Entertainment
  • Walk-in Showers
  • Golf in Local Area

Number of Bedrooms: 51

Parking Spaces: 20

Steps into Hotel: 1

Check In Time: 3pm

Check Out Time: 11am

The Balavil Hotel in Newtonmore was built in 1900 and has been a family run hotel since 1983. Situated in the beautiful highland village of Newtonmore in the heart of the Cairngorm National Park, your break at this 3 star hotel in the Spey Valley will provide you with perfect tranquility amongst the rolling hills and mountains.  This Newtonmore hotel is a Highland home from home with open fires, wood panelled bar and a warm and friendly Scottish atmosphere.

Each winter, the Coyle family renovate areas of the hotel to upgrade bedrooms and social areas to provide customers with a comfortable and aesthetic facility, whilst maintaining the charm of an old Scottish Hotel. All rooms ensuite facilities, flat screen TV and tea/coffee facilities. Free wifi is available throughout the hotel. 

The Balavil Hotel has its own heated indoor swimming pool, ideal for families or to relax in after a great day of activities.

The Balavil restaurant provides a traditional relaxing environment serving a variety of European and Scottish dishes.

The Balavil Hotel offers great late deals and special offers on short breaks throughout the year. Book online today with My Hotel Break.



tick TV
tick Tea/Coffee
tick Iron/Board
tick Toiletries
tick Hairdryer
tick Telephone
tick Ground Floor Rooms
tick Wifi
tick Family Room for 3

The bedrooms at the Balavil Hotel, Newtonmore are comfortable, and all have private ensuite facilities, flat screen TV and tea/coffee facilities.


Bar & Restaurant

tick TV with Sky Channels
tick Juke Box
tick Pool/Snooker Table

Visitors to the Balavil Hotel, Newtonmore are always delighted by the quality of cuisine on offer in the hotel restaurant. With a varied menu serving both European favourites and fine Scottish dishes, much of the home cooked food is prepared using local produce and traditional recipes.

The Balavil restaurant itself provides a relaxing environment in which to unwind after a day walking, skiing or fishing, and staff always deliver excellent customer service.

Dinner is served between 5pm - 9pm
Breakfast is served between 7.30am - 10am
Winter hours may vary

The Newtonmore Balavil Hotel has 2 bars - The Saddle Bar and the Shinty Bar. The Saddle Bar is situated at the front of the hotel and offers a more  relaxing atmosphere. The Shinty Bar, named in honour of the local shinty team is the local public bars in Newtonmore and hosts a warm hearty welcome. 

During the season, shinty games can be enjoyed along the road from the Hotel at the Eilan pitch, Newtonmore. Reception can provide fixtures or visit Newtonmore Shinty Club website.


tick Indoor Heated Swimming Pool

The Balavil Hotel has its own heated indoor swimming pool, ideal for families or to relax in after a great day of activities.

Newtonmore has a lot to offer in and around the area. The Hotel is a stones through from the local golf course which boasts views of the river Spey and cairngorm mountains.

Tennis courts are 50 yards from the Hotel and can be accessed by visiting reception. Tennis equipment can be provided.

Location & Directions

Directions to Balavil Hotel in Newtonmore

From Glasgow - Take M80 to Stirling then A9 to Perth then follow directions from Perth

From Edinburgh - Take M90 to Perth

From Perth - Take the A9 North towards Inverness. From the A9 take the slip road to Newtonmore, A86.

Notice Board

Hotel Notice Board

Dinner times must be pre booked with the hotel direct prior to arrival.


Things to See and Do
tick Walking
tick Tennis
tick Horse Riding
tick Clay Pigeon Shooting
tick Skiing
tick Cycling
tick Fishing
tick Golf in Local Area
tick Wildlife Watching

The Balavil Hotel makes a great base for ski breaks as it is close to the Cairngorm Mountains. The Balavil Hotel, Newtonmore is also within a mile or two of many other sporting activities including hill walking, river and loch fishing, mountain biking, canoeing and golf.

For those who are looking for a more relaxing short breaks at the Newtonmore Balavil hotel there are many attractions around this area. Why not visit the Highland Folk museum or the Cairngorm Mountain Railway. Also Cairngorm Sleddog Adventure Centre and the Cairngorm Brewery

Other local activities include, the Wildcat trail, fishing, scenic walks, horse riding, quad biking, clay pigeon shooting and the highland folk park.

Within a short distance there is the wildlife park (10 minute drive), loch inch water sports (15 minute drive), Aviemore (20 minute drive), landmark adventure park in carrbridge (45 minute drive) and Inverness (1 hour drive).

With a local train station and bus stop, many of these can be accessible via local transport.

For more information on things to see in and do in the area, check out our Destination Guide

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