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Balmacara Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Kyle of Lochalsh Ross-Shire, Balmacara IV40 8DH, Scotland
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stayed one night on our way to Skye and our initial impression of the Balmacara was overwhelmingly positive. Our room was spotless apparently having been recently refurbished. It passed the Silicone/Grout and Shower Curtain Inspection with flying colours. The manager was exceptionally helpful, I commend him highly. The rest of the front of house staff were also of a... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent hotel. Great friendly staff. lovely food from the restaurant and excellent views over the sea to Skye. Great place to stay if you are heading to Skye for a day trip or just a rest stop after a fine drive from Inverness or wee trip to Plockton or Eilean Donan Castle.

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Avoca Beach, Australia
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33 reviews 33 reviews
14 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice view of the loch, but it's not near anything at all, so there's nothing to do. I am too old to be down on my knees plugging in a charger to a power point under a radiator. We had to queue to get to the food at breakfast, and the choice was limited.

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2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Top staff very friendly , top food too. As a coach driver I stay in loads of hotels all over the UK and this has got to be the best for friendliness , helpfulness and the quality if the food is amazing. I can't reccommend highly enough.

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Chester, United Kingdom
19 reviews 19 reviews
11 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here for two nights as part of a coach tour. The rooms are small and bathrooms a tight squeeze but that wasn't a problem however the room could have done with another hook or two for our wet towels. Electrical sockets are floor height. The dining room had a view to die for and the dining room staff... More

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Singapore, Singapore
11 reviews 11 reviews
9 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

We landed up at Balmacara Hotel by chance on the way back from Isle of Skye. The exterior looked inviting so we walked in and managed to get a room on the first floor. The rooms are huge, the property is recently renovated and there is a nice Bar as well as a Spar right next door. There is no... More

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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

Our room was very clean but the decor was dated and the TV was reminiscent of B&Bs of 30 years ago (tiny, square, chunky). Breakfast was OK but nothing special. Staff were friendly. Way over-priced for what was offered.

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Wigan, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

First the good points - great location with views over the loch, and what appeared to be a recently added or refurbished room alongside main hotel - roomy and comfortable. Individual staff were friendly and helpful. However management policy and overall competence/training letting the place down badly. Hot water not available when first attempting to run a bath - though... More

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
13 reviews 13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

Well what can i say, from Amy on reception to Brian the chef i give top marks to a fine highland hotel , they wer busy when ii stayed but managed no problem even though only 3 of them (kitchen aside) ran the bar , restaraunt and the rest of the hotel, a trully fine hotel with great food and... More

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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

we were staying in a bed and breakfast at avernish so needed a place to have an evening meal.this hotel was just up the road so we went in. there was nothing on the restaurant menu that appealed to either of us so we tried the bar menu and decided on the roast dinner.i ordered beef my husband had pork.... More

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Address: Kyle of Lochalsh Ross-Shire, Balmacara IV40 8DH, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Scottish Highlands > Lochalsh > Balmacara
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Balmacara Hotel 3*
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