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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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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

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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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I stayed at this hotel as part of a wedding party. The food was terrible and the staff took no notice that one of the guests (father of the groom) having a very serious nut allergy, which they were informed of on a few different occasions. This ended up in an ambulance being called and a night in hospital. The... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW 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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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Was staying here for the night because of a wedding. When I arrived There was a problem with the room at arrival and then was told the room wasn't going to be ready for 2 hours. When I went back after two and a half hours I had to wait at reception for 15 minutes to get my room key... More

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4 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago 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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scotskiers, Owner at Balmacara Hotel, responded to this review

That you for your positive comments. We apologise for your unacceptable meal in the bar and will address this issue with the Kitchen, with a view to reassessing our service that evening and the quality of the fish dish which was served to you. We will be happy to provide a replacement meal should you return to the area. More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks 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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14 hotel reviews
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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 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
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11 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 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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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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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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