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Balmacara Hotel

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  • Excellent19%
  • Very good34%
  • Average25%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible12%
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AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Buffet
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Multilingual Staff
3 Star Hotel
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All reviewstour groupisle of skyecoach partiesno liftwould recommend this hotel to anyonebeds were comfortablekyle of lochalshbefore dinnerloved this hotelloch alsheilean donan castlesurrounding areaporridgebridgeportionspolishplockton
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Reviewed 1 week ago

After visiting this hotel for over 20 years I am disgusted at the lack of service tonight ! My wife and I walked in to the newly refurbished public bar tonight and the first impression on the eye was nice . The barman looked at...More

Thank highlander745
Reviewed 1 week ago

Quite a large hotel (40 plus rooms) catering mainly for coach party guests, although that said as 'lone' visitors we were made extremely welcome. Room was good size with excellent views across the lochs. Areas of the hotel were under refurb such as the decking...More

1  Thank HankieGB
Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed at this hotel in May 2018 while on a tour of Scotland. First, my room had no acceptable means of ventilation. No windows, although I did have French doors which opened to construction right outside the door. Very hazardous. These doors also opened...More

1  Thank DET4
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel is easy to locate as is next to the main A road leading to the Isle of Skye from Fort William. The mattress was firm and supportive, the linen and bath towels were good, the Wifi strength inside the room was good. The...More

1  Thank ChaiAUS
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My friends and I enjoyed our stay at the Balmacara Hotel. The room was spacious and clean and had a lovely view of the water. We ate dinner in the restaurant and the food was excellent. Breakfast was good too. We’d stay there again.

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Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Multilingual Staff
Breakfast Available
Things to do
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
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Price range
USD 125 - USD 284 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
USD 125 - USD 284 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
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QA4ME
19 August 2017|
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Response from jer b | Reviewed this property |
Yes there are hair dyers. I don't remember a gym, but great trips up into the hills for great views! Ask the servers in the restaurant. The access is on the left side of hotel.
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Sandy R
25 July 2017|
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Response from Kristina M | Reviewed this property |
There was none in our rooms
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KCfromKCNY
28 June 2017|
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Response from Charcot | Reviewed this property |
I did. It was a fine hotel with very good food, clean and comfortable. Should not be judged by what Americans are used to at home. It's not a large new standardized chain.
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"No good rooms that I know about."
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"Room on first floor with 'sea views' over the loch and Skye"
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"Just don't book!!"
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