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The MacDonald Hotel & Cabins

2.0 of 5 Fort William Road, Kinlochleven PH50 4QL, Scotland
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This isn't for everyone, but the camping cabins/chalets behind the hotel are extremely reasonable to stay in in the winter. A really good base for one or two people to get out to backwater reservoir and the mammores. Each has two bunk beds and a little storage area. You can cook inside if the weather is rubbish or the midges... More 

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Livingston, Scotland, United Kingdom
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5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

Day 8 of my West Highland Way adventure 2014 saw me staying here. The hotel is right on the WHW at the north side of Kinlochleven and about five minutes walk from all amenities. I had one of the cabins situated unobtrusively at the rear of the hotel. The cabin slept 4 comfortably with space for hanging up wet clothes... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Twas empty when we arrived, and empty when we left but that didn't mean it lacked character, or characters indeed! The landlords/barman/chef certainly kept us entertained with stories and tips on what to eat and do in the local area - other than trog up and down the WHW!!! Anyway, the food was good and hearty, as were the beers... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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37 hotel reviews
140 helpful votes 140 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

Stayed here for one night during the wettest weekend in years in the Lochaber area! Arrived and was shown to my room by the barman who doubled as reception during certain hours. Room was quite spacious, a good heater which I really appreciated. En-suite and radiator control on switch was on the outside wall, but controls on the radiator which... More 

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Manchester
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5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

Stayed two night at The MacDonald Hotel. Very friendly staff, and facilities were what to expect. We arrived very late at night and staff were really welcoming still. Only let down was the showers, no power in them at all. Besides this, breakfast was good, bar had a good selection and rooms were a good size and had the usual.

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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

Stayed during West Highland Way walk - Hotel very dated - bed needed a new mattress and room needs updated although all facilities were provided . Didn't stay for evening meal but breakfast was good . Staff friendly and welcoming.

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Helen T, Owner at The MacDonald Hotel & Cabins, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay and your kind comments about our team and food. We bought the hotel at the start of the season this year and are fully intending to refurbish the rooms and public areas over the coming months and are very excited about bringing the hotel more up to date, as... More 

Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

We had a group of 30 at the hotel for the weekend for a family and friends celebration and we were looked after so well. The owners Mark & Helen and all the staff made us very welcome. The celebration was on the Saturday night but a few of us arrived on the Friday and had dinner in The Bothy... More 

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Helen T, Owner at The MacDonald Hotel & Cabins, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your positive feedback following your group's stay at the hotel. We are pleased that everyone had such a good time and I have passed your compliments on to the chef. We just need to discover another Munro now........ Helen More 

Cumbria, United Kingdom
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126 reviews 126 reviews
59 hotel reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

Had the family room for 2 and they also brought my husband a comfy chair as well as our sofa. Room had a big bay window, plenty of room for 2 and a decent ensuite. Our bags were collected and brought to our room. Nothing was too much trouble. We had haggis fritters for luch looking down the loch in... More 

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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

3 weeks ago, Visiting my parents we decided to go for dinner, was looking forward to it as I had visited before and didn't enjoy it but it has new owners. My dad was working so went with my mum and my gran. When we ordered our food ( a fish and chips, steak pie and salmon) we were told... More 

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Helen T, Owner at The MacDonald Hotel & Cabins, responded to this review

I am sorry that you did not feel that you could raise your complaints about your meal when you dined with us 3 weeks ago. I am sure that other prospective guests reading this can see that your grievances could easily have been rectified at the time, had you given us the opportunity. I would, however, like to point out... More 

Stirling, United Kingdom
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30 reviews 30 reviews
14 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

Recently stayed here as part of the West Highland Way in the cabins outside. The cabin was clean and warm, and sleeping bags/linen provided for a few pounds. Sharing with one other person was tight so for 4 may be a bit too much. The food in the bar was fine, and hit the spot. Breakfast was great, the highlander... More 

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Address: Fort William Road, Kinlochleven PH50 4QL, Scotland
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Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Scottish Highlands > Lochaber > Kinlochleven
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2 star — The MacDonald Hotel & Cabins 2*
Number of rooms: 10
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The MacDonald Hotel & Cabins Kinlochleven, Scotland

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