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The MacDonald Hotel & Cabins

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05/06/2017 06/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Carlisle, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 April 2017

So this is my 3rd visit in as many years and it wont be my last, came on my own by motorbike for the night and after 300 miles the cabins and the highlander burger were a very welcoming treat. I was quickly checked in so I could get all my gear put inside from the rain, a quick shower...

Thank Stu H
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

My friend and I (along with the dog) stayed here on the last stretch of the West Highland Way. The cabin was more than comfortable for the two of us. Although I think there would be a struggle if there were four of us as originally planned, there isn't much room other than the beds. There is a heater which...

Thank Nicola S
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

The MacDonald was our first stopping point as we hiked the West Highland Way from north to south, and it was by far my favorite place to stay. Mark and Helen are wonderful hosts. They and their staff made us welcome when we were tired and grubby and went above and beyond to make sure we had every comfort and...

1Thank Karen R
Inverness, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

I arrived at the hotel exhausted and miffed as I had to stop walking the West Highland Way due to injury. I had the warmest greeting from Ben, a hot bowl of soup whilst I waited for my hubby to arrive with the dogs (he carried on with the walking). I was treated like royalty. I was shown to our...

1Thank Nikki H
Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

Last stop before Fort William while walking the West Highland Way, I think it's safe to say that this was the least comfortable we had stayed in, very old, dated and tired hotel. Dirty carpets and small uncomfortable bed in the room although they did have a bath which was a blessing. Food was adequate. Only good thing about the...

4Thank Karen M
Helen T, Owner at The MacDonald Hotel & Cabins, responded to this review

As owners Mark and I are very hands on, I checked you out and served your breakfast and I would have much preferred to hear and respond to your comments face to face rather than on a review site. We've had the hotel for 3 years and in that time repainted all of the rooms and upgraded the soft furnishings,...

Reviewed 21 March 2017

I stopped by the Bothy Bar one evening for drinks with a friend and we were lucky enough to meet the owner(s). Mark and his partner were extremely friendly and generous, and we spent a fun evening chatting. The bartender was also very welcoming and made sure we were all set up to watch a football match by a nice,...

Thank Nina M
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

Came here as a Base for my weekend adventure staying in the small cabins with the 4 bunk beds, 2 of us and a dog, quite basic but having everything you need and fantastic views of a morning really enjoyed myself and will be back here again shortly, trip on a budget absolutely

Thank Stephen M
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 March 2017

We stayed at the cabins from the Friday to the Sunday had a lovely stay the cabins are spacious and clean. They have a laundry room with a kettle and a sink right next to the cabins, the shower and toilets is only a short walk from the cabins. The pub right next to the cabins has a great atmosphere...

Thank 583emma
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

Stayed in one of the cabins for 4 nights, with my dog, each cabin has 4 bunk beds and a heater for colder months. Plenty of room for luggage/rucksacks. There is an indoor cooking/washing up area, outside the cabins. Two showers and toilets, a 2 minute walk. Facilities and cabins were spotless. Dogs are allowed to stay in the cabin...

1Thank Seaeagle2778
Reviewed 4 March 2017

Stayed on my own for one night before heading further north. It was a very welcoming place with lovely rooms and facilities. Everyone was very friendly and the food both in the evening and breakfast was excellent. It was the first time I've stayed in a hotel on my own but felt completely relaxed and will certainly return when walking...

Thank VenueSkala

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  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Family Rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The MacDonald Hotel and Cabins in Kinlochleven is at the head of Loch Leven with breathtaking views. Ideally situated for those walking the West Highland Way, along with other walks in the area. Mark and I took the hotel over on 17th January 2014 and appreciate all of the reviews on Tripadvisor, but look forward to receiving our own. We have seen the feedback on Breakfast times and this will be addressed! Thanks and we look forward to welcoming you. Helen & Mark ... more   less 

Additional Information about The MacDonald Hotel & Cabins

Address: Fort William Road, Kinlochleven PH50 4QL, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Scottish Highlands > Lochaber > Kinlochleven
Price Range: $153 - $213 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The MacDonald Hotel & Cabins 3*
Number of rooms: 10
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Macdonald Hotel Kinlochleven
The MacDonald Hotel & Cabins Kinlochleven, Scotland
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“Take in the views from the bar at sunset.”
johnwB5543IF, 17 May 2017 | Read review
“Ask for breakfast in bar area as Views are awesome down the Loch”
BarryE655, 29 Apr 2017 | Read review
“I stayed in room 5 which had a lovely view of the loch and mountains”
VenueSkala, 3 Mar 2017 | Read review
“All the rooms are the same they all face the same way so doesn't really matter”
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bge92012, 9 Nov 2016 | Read review
“All the rooms seem equivalent”
teresat994, 10 Oct 2016 | Read review
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