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Barcaldine Castle

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14/05/2017 15/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Brookings, South Dakota
Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

This castle is amazing! Beautiful, clean, great breakfast and a rich history. It has walls that are 6 feet thick and they have managed to put extremely beautiful full bathrooms in every room. I want to go back and stay longer.

1Thank KellyBeinhorn
Westminster, Colorado
Reviewed 23 September 2016

This 17th century castle was the best night we had on our trip to Scotland. It has been updated but not to modernized. The entry has a beautiful spiral stair case leading to the dining room and rooms. We were welcomed by Liz who took us up to the den, which is where she proceeded to ask us about our...

1Thank darialovesdogs
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 20 September 2016

Our stay at the castle totally made our trip. It is a beautiful and well decorated 17th century castle, with amazing views. The location is fantastic, very close to Glencoe, Oban, loads of other castles, etc. The service was outstanding, we felt so completely welcomed and had everything we needed. They even made dinner reservations for us, and carried our...

1Thank jackie759
Wake Forest, North Carolina, United States
Reviewed 18 September 2016

Scotland is a perfect location to experience a night in a castle. Barcaldine castle was great. We had the Breadalbane room. Great furnishings, a very comfortable and somewhat historic bed, and all the amenities.

1Thank Michael S
Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 12 September 2016

Wonderfully restored Tower House where character has been maintained while adding all mod cons. Beautifully located with views over Loch Creran (best view ever from a toilet!). The "Great Hall" is cosy, atmospheric and inviting with a wonderful wood ceiling and floor and dark wood panelling with an enormous fireplace. All bedrooms are tastefully decorated and have beautiful updated bathroom...

1Thank Onx23mm
Ossining, New York
Reviewed 3 September 2016

What a wonderful experience staying 2 nights at Barcaldine Castle! Between the turrets, spiral staircase, alleged ghosts, historical background, special touches, wonderful breakfasts and afternoon tea, Liz and Ronnie offer warm hospitality and grace. With many "historical" hotels renovating to modern leather and chrome interiors, the owner of Barcaldine has maintained the true historic furnishings with interesting antiques and décor....

1Thank Kaz092014
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 September 2016

Pleased to report that we did not encounter any of the three ghosts well know in this fine and ancient castle. This is a special experience to stay in an intimate castle with quite a history. The castle is operated as a high-priced luxury bed and breakfast, which is well run by Ron and Lizzie and team. Nice rooms and...

Thank TechnoProf
Melbourne Australia
Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

We only stayed one night but wished it was longer. Lovely comfortable bed, beautiful room in a very romantic castle- our hosts were lovely, and breakfast was yum. Bathroom very spacious and modern- our room was doc rated with beautiful furniture and ornaments- loved it. Highly recommend. We also had dinner around the corner at the Hawthorn restaurant, which was...

1Thank FN44
Reviewed 17 August 2016

This is an awesome place. The castle is simply beautiful. We had a lovely stay in the spacious Caitness room with a turret and great views over the loch and the hills. The Great Hall and the parlour were just amazing. The afternoon tea and full scottish breakfast were best I've ever had! Absolutely worth every pennie and only can...

2Thank Mike K
Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for one night with my partner in Oct 2015. It would be remiss of me not to write a review for this place. When planning for our trip to the highlands, above all else I wanted to spend a night in a proper Scottish castle. Not an estate or a homestead, which are often advertised as 'castles', but...

1Thank Traveldog1985

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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Barcaldine Castle offers something truly beautiful. A Scottish Castle set on the shores of Loch Creran with breathtaking views of the snow-capped mountains of Glencoe in early Spring to the golden colours of Autumn - a memorable experience awaits you.The sumptuous interiors are carefully designed to encourage our guests to immerse themselves in the atmosphere of relaxation. Unobtrusive and calm, we aim to make your stay as memorable as possible. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Barcaldine Castle

Address: Benderloch | By Oban, Benderloch PA37 1SA, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Argyll and Bute > Benderloch
Price Range: $198 - $353 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Barcaldine Castle 4*
Number of rooms: 5
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Barcaldine Castle Benderloch, UK - Scotland
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“pack light, castle stairs to climb!”
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“rooms on the top have better view and turrets”
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MikeK971, 17 Aug 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are cosy & full of character some having a cute window in the turret. I'd like to stay in them all, the views are amazing.”
987melaniet, 21 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Any room we stayed in the Caithness but they all looked good”
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