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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
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I remember this hotel from some years ago so we decided to stay here for one night on our trip round Scotland. Had to wait to check in for 15 mins as only one person was looking after the bar, restaurant and reception. Offered a menu to done inn and we chose to as it was getting late. Waited 55... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Well what can I say, this is my second visit here this year and the hotel closes its doors for the season in a few days, but the staff and hotel are still on top form, very welcoming top food and smiles all around. I can say I will return next year for private visits and hopefully through my work... More

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Stirling, Scotland, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Looking forward to my next visit to this lovely hotel in a few weeks time. Our last visit was amazing with great food and lovely room with own deck overlooking amazing scenery. This staff were excellent a very friendly and helpful

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Harrogate, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

We stopped off here for a coffee on our way back from visiting the Isle of Skye. The bar was empty of customers. The room was freezing which matched the service from the icey bar maid. We ordered lemon meringue pie (came served with ice cream!!!) and coffee - neither where up to scratch!! Definitely will not stop off here... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

I've gone passed this place a few times on trips up to Scotland and on first look it does nt look that great (big T for tenants lager sign, next to a spar shop a few miles shy of the Skye bridge) but its actually pretty good. The hotel has a great location, with spectacular views of Loch Alsh and... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Needed a well earned rest and had two days spare so ventured to Skye unannounced, silly move without reservations even in late summer. Had to leave the Island but chanced Balmacara which I had noticed when passing, lovely looking hotel and great setting. Lucky for me they had a spare room and after a warm welcome I was settled in.... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Stayed here as part of a wedding party and was very let down by the poor service and very dated rooms. The food was very bad. We was told we could get into the room at 12:30pm but when we arrived none of the rooms were ready for us. I would not recommend this hotel to anyone.

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scotskiers, Owner at Balmacara Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your response.You made no comments relating to food or accomodation while with us.Availability for rooms is normally 3pm as we require time for housekeeping. In this case some rooms were made available early but not all as the hotel had been full the previous night. More

Lincoln, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

We have just returned from a holiday the highlands spending 4 nights in this hotel. We had a lovely time, the ground floor room we were in was very spacious and spotless. We had a balcony, with table and chairs, looking out over the loch and Skye. Ok the television was very small but we were not on holiday to... More

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scotskiers, Owner at Balmacara Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your response and I am glad you enjoyed your stay. More

Forres, Scotland, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

My brother and now sister inlaw wedding day we arrived with the door of the hotel locked we rang the hotel and was told by the rude receptionist that the rooms weren't ready although my brother had booked from 12.30 some of the wedding party had to wait for there rooms On many occations my brother had said that our... More

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scotskiers, Owner at Balmacara Hotel, responded to this review

We have responded to these allegations in other reviews from this party. However, we now need to detail our experience. The food contained no nut product and, to repeat , on no occasion was the hotel informed of any allergy. Our e-mail and wedding pack folder confirm this.The Manager did phone for an ambulance and also for the police. Our... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 via mobile

Stayed here for a wedding and it was terrible. Couldn't get into room when we arrived, yet we were told we would be able to when we booked. The staff were very rude and weren't very helpful. We had a meal after the wedding and the wrond food was served. The chef was told for the food to contain no... More

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scotskiers, Owner at Balmacara Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your response.The hotel e-mail record of this wedding contains no mention of any advice relating to allergy in this party although there are notes relating to meals for children. We regularly receive clients with allergies and prepare accodingly. In this case no information was received. We have one pricing system in the hotel and since this was... 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*
Number of rooms: 29
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