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Balmacara Mains Guesthouse

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Book Direct with us for the best rate!!!! | By Kyle of Lochalsh, Balmacara IV40 8DN, Scotland
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Biggar, United Kingdom
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34 reviews 34 reviews
5 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Back for a second visit and very happy to see as good as before. Room facilities are super with great views, room 6 has a huge window. Breakfast delicious with local produce, very amenable staff. Maps are available for touring the area, guests fridge available too

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A truly lovely stay at a hotel that was both welcoming and quiet. The rooms were lovely and the staff very helpful. The only downside was that all evening meals were a taxi ride away. I would happily return to the hotel in the future.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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33 reviews 33 reviews
4 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed at the Balmacara Mains Guesthouse for 4 nights at the end of March and I would definitely return. It was so comfortable and luxurious - originally we stayed in room 3 for 2 nights but I made and error and thought it had a bath (it does say it's a shower on the website), we asked if we... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I am very impressed with this B&B. It looks like a five star hotel. From the bed, to the bathroom to everything- it's superb!!! Their Scottish breakfast is very filling & delicious. The hotel owner, Norman is very kind and helpful. He picked us up from the station and drove us a few times to the restaurant- free of charge!!!... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
7 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent friendly local staff, good breakfast choice with comfortable beds and showers. Near Skye bridge with fantastic views of loch and nice gentle walks. Well designed adapted building ideal facilities with discrete disabled access.

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Antrim, United Kingdom
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10 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

Great guesthouse set in a stunning location looking across a bay to the mountains of Skye. We stayed in the upper bedrooms which have external doorways which is very convenient to come and go as you like. The rooms have a simple almost Scandinavian decor with a good bathroom and they suit the location well. Wifi worked fine in the... More 

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Athens, Greece
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23 reviews 23 reviews
6 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

Arrived on a rainy and cold night.The owner - a warm-hearted, kind and professional gentleman - offered himself to give me a ride from the bus stop to the accommodation. We followed a narrow road through a small forest and at its end suddenly just by the lakeshore appeared a romantic shelter, as in the fairytales. A spacious, heated, warm... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

Super guesthouse, set on the loch, amazing views. Super room, really comfortable bed and facilities. breakfast was excellent, super views looking onto the loch whilst having breakfast, quality of food and choice really good. The host really made us feel welcome. ITS A MUST STAY LOCATION

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St. Andrews, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Myself and my girlfriend spent one night at Balmacara Mains and we were blown away. We will definitely be staying again if we are in the area! We were fortunate to stay in Room 8, which has a Loch side view. I cannot express how incredible that view is on a clear day. From the comfort my (luxurious king size)... More 

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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014 via mobile

My wife and I decided to head west for a cheap weekend away. We thought lets do it really cheaply and stay in a guest house and not care about the accommodation and spend most of our time touring Skye. We arrived at about 8pm. It was pitch black. A lady showed us tomorrow room and we asked where we... More 

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