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MacDonald Arms Hotel

Main Street | Balbeggie, Perth PH2 6EU, Scotland
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely overnight stay in this small, family run hotel in a small village about 5 miles NE of Perth. Very comfortable, well appointed, very clean accommodation, and a great power shower.Reasonable price. Excellent breakfast included, (a cafetiere of fresh REAL coffee too!). Food available in bar, also used by non-residents, and there are themed food nights, which include a deal... More 

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Durham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited while doing a solo motorcycle tour of Scotland. Hosts were v friendly and welcoming and the room was clean, modern and comfortable. I ate on the bar and had a lovely curry made to my taste. Would definitely recommend and visit again. A little bit outside Perth but great access to the glencoe area.

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Ringwood, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Myself and my son have spent 4 nights here during the golf at St Andrews and booked nearly a year ago as knew it would be difficult to get accommodation near enough to travel to The Open if left it too late and The MacDonald Arms has proved to be an excellent choice and very much exceeded our expectations. The... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

We spent 2 nights here to attend a wedding. This is an ideal location for all local towns & villages & there was plenty of parking at the rear of the building. Our room was small but clean and adequate for our requirements. Breakfasts were lovely. The owners Ewan & Kirsten were very attentive & nothing was too much trouble.

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Blairgowrie, Perthshire, Scotland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

The MacDonald Arms is unbeatable. Kirsten & Ewan are just the best. Noting is to much trouble for them, they are very attentive & friendly. We were there last night on a sad day for our family & Kirsten had a beautiful bouquet on the table for us when we arrived. Thats the kind of loving thing they do. The... More 

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Braunston, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

From ringing up in the morning to check it would be ok to park our camper van overnight, to arriving, Euan and Kirsten were excellent hosts. So much so that we ended up parking up for 4 nights! The food and hospitality were first rate, and the bar locals made the experience even more enjoyable. Watching the final three matches... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

Stayed here whilst attending an event at Scone Palace - Cycletta ladies only cycling event. Brilliant location. Welcomed by a lovely couple who were very attentive and charming. The rooms were immaculate and had been recently refurbished. Equipped with TV and Wifi made for an enjoyable evening. Plenty space to park and the food was lovely. Wish I had time... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

Visited the MacDonald Arms recently on a high recommendation through a friend. From the accommodation being immaculate and very comfortable with en suite facilities. The welcome from the fabulous couple who own and run the hotel(kirsty & Euan), Made us want to stay for dinner. The foods is incredible and made fresh to order. Fabulous breakfast was the best start... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

On my recent visit to Scotland I decided to break up my journey and stay in the Perth area. I am so pleased that I chose the Macdonald Arms. Kirsten and Ewan are the perfect hosts and as has been said before in another review, nothing too much trouble. It is a welcoming pub/hotel and rooms are at the back... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

A very nice young couple own and run this pub/hotel the rooms are on the ground floor with ample parking space we had room 4 which overlooked the car-park, the 2 things I would mention is more electric power points in the room, especially where you sit with the vanity mirror, also I found the bed a tad hard, but... More 

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