Located in Aviemore, The Balavoulin features a restaurant, bar, garden, and free WiFi throughout the property. The inn has a ski pass sales point.

All rooms in the inn are equipped with a kettle. Every room comes with a flat-screen TV, and certain units at The Balavoulin have a mountain view. All units include a private bathroom, a hairdryer and bed linen.

à la carte and Full English/Irish breakfast options are available daily at the accommodation.

Guests at The Balavoulin will be able to enjoy activities in and around Aviemore, like hiking, skiing and cycling.

Inverness is 24.9 miles from the inn, while Nairn is 27.3 miles away. The nearest airport is Inverness Airport, 36 miles from The Balavoulin.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.4 for a two-person trip.

The Balavoulin has been welcoming Booking.com guests since 18 Dec 2019.

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Property highlights

Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.4)

Breakfast info

Full English/Irish, Vegetarian, Gluten-free


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  • The staff speak English
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Property surroundings *
Guests loved walking around the neighbourhood!
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What's nearby
  • Boat of Garten Golf Club
    4.9 miles
  • Landmark Forest Adventure Park
    5.9 miles
  • Highland Wildlife Park
    7.8 miles
  • Abernethy Golf Club
    8.6 miles
  • Highland Folk Museum
    11.3 miles
  • Kingussie Golf Club
    11.4 miles
  • Ruthven Barracks
    11.4 miles
Natural beauty
  • River Spey
    1 miles
  • Lake Loch Morlich
    5 miles
  • Mountain Cairngorm Mountain
    6 miles
Closest airports
  • Inverness Airport
    25.4 miles
  • Dundee Airport
    59.4 miles
  • Aberdeen Airport
    60.8 miles
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Facilities of The Balavoulin
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Garden
  • Ski pass vendor
  • Ski school Additional charge
  • Live sport events (broadcast)
  • Live music/performance
  • Horse riding Off-site Additional charge
  • Cycling Off-site
  • Hiking Off-site
  • Canoeing Off-site Additional charge
  • Windsurfing Off-site Additional charge
  • Skiing Off-site
  • Fishing Off-site Additional charge
  • Golf course (within 3 km) Additional charge
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Wine/champagne Additional charge
  • Kid meals Additional charge
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking options available
  • Accessible parking
Reception services
  • Invoice provided
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key access
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Heating
  • Non-smoking rooms
Languages spoken
  • English
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Sustainable initiatives
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15:00 - 22:00


Until 10:00 hours


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

Children and beds

Child policies

Children of any age are welcome.

Children aged 18 years and above are considered adults at this property.

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Cot and extra bed policies

There is no capacity for cots at this property.

There is no capacity for extra beds at this property.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18


Pets are not allowed.

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The fine print

Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), please ensure that you are only booking this property following the local government guidelines of the destination, including but not limited to the purpose of travel, and maximum allowed group size.

In response to Coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Food & beverage services at this property may be limited or unavailable due to Coronavirus (COVID-19).

Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to help protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property adheres to strict physical distancing measures.

Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), wearing a face mask is mandatory in all indoor common areas.

FAQs about The Balavoulin

  • The Balavoulin offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Cycling
    • Hiking
    • Skiing
    • Fishing
    • Canoeing
    • Windsurfing
    • Golf course (within 3 km)
    • Live music/performance
    • Horse riding
    • Live sport events (broadcast)

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to The Balavoulin by:

    • Car 45min

  • Room options at The Balavoulin include:

    • Twin
    • Double

  • Guests staying at The Balavoulin can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 8.9).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Full English/Irish
    • Vegetarian
    • Gluten-free
    • À la carte

  • The prices at The Balavoulin may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

  • Check-in at The Balavoulin is from 15:00, and check-out is until 10:00.

  • The Balavoulin is 350 yards from the centre of Aviemore.