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Balmacara Hotel

Kyle of Lochalsh Ross-Shire, Balmacara IV40 8DH, Scotland
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Belfast, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We happened to stay here as there was no other accommodation on Skye, and after driving to Portree and back and the tourist office telling us that the amount of people wanting to stay on Skye was enormous that night, we booked this hotel without thinking twice. The staff were lovely, they did a lot to help us as we... More 

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Hamilton, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed here for 2 nights in a twin room. The room was large and spotless but the bed needs a new mattress urgently. Also the shower cannot be height adjusted so difficult not to get your hair wet if you don't want to wash it. Very nice staff which made up for having to ask for an extra tea... More 

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peterhead
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Just went in for something to eat but was too late had a drink very warm day the young lady was really helpful many thanks the hotel is under some refurbishment at the moment as we would of liked to seen the bar where hamish mcbeth was filmed at

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Hotel has had some renovation work inside and was nice and clean. Bed not so comfortable and should have been put out to pasture long ago! Rooms large and bathroom was large and clean. Staff at reception very good and helpful. We had dinner in the hotel which was rather expensive, steak was very overdone, but side dishes larger than... More 

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Reading, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

The hotel is well located with fantastic views. It is starting to look and feel a bit tired. The rooms were clean and reasonably comfortable. The food was average and the menu restricted. The service was very good with friendly staff. Compared to accommodation on neighbouring Skye the hotel is good value but is not particularly cheap. It served it's... More 

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

Stayed locally and was told that the hotel did a good fish and chips. Arrived around 7ish and ordered drinks at the bar asked for menus to be told food was not served until May ???? This came as a surprise as hotel restaurant was open for the bus party staying o kitchen was open . Welcome to Scotland

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

Was not sure what to expect as the previous reviews were mixed , however a was greatly surprised as this hotel was way better than people had suggested. It has been refurbished and it looks great. The rooms were spacious and most importantly , clean. The staff could not have been better, always pleasant and friendly and always willing to... More 

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Lancaster, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

A group of 40,plus our coach driver, from Lancaster and Morecambe U3A geology group spent five nights here and made it our base for our visit to the Isle of Skye. The hotel is perfectly positioned and the views are stunning. We were well looked after by the excellent staff and we thoroughly enjoyed our stay. Thanks to everyone for... More 

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Lancaster, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

just had 5 wonderful days here,cannot understand some of the previous reviews we had a tremendous time,good food great room and the staff were superb,they deserve every credit for giving us a brill time thanks very much

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Elgin, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

I was working in the area and due to my usual spot being unavailable I decided to try the Balmacara Hotel...should have read the other reviews on here first... At first I tried phoning several times over half an hour and had no answer so decided to drive to the hotel in person since it was just down the road... More 

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