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The MacDonald Hotel & Cabins

2.5 of 5 Fort William Road, Kinlochleven PH50 4QL, Scotland
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Stayed here when went to the Ice Factor and went Skiing. When we were they, the owners help their 1st anniversary party on the Saturday. Great atmosphere, everyone was so friendly. Being right on the West highland way, great place to stop for a pint or a rest. Room was good, plenty of space and very clean, view wasn't bad... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have just returned from a stay in the hotel over New Year. Helen and Mark really put on a fun New Year celebration, including a piper at mid-night !! Great atmosphere... Although the hotel was very busy, we were made to feel very welcome. The food was home made, and freshly prepared.....we can't fault it. The room was spotlessly... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed at a cabin on New Year's Eve. 2 adults and 2 kids. Very relaxed atmosphere staff very friendly and helpful. Our cabin was very clean warm and very comfy beds I had a great sleep, so peaceful and blackout blinds meant we all nearly missed breakfast as we slept till 10! Had dinner in the restraunt and food... More 

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Ashfield, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

The staff were great examples of highland hospitality, very friendly and helpful and not obsequious. The food was hearty and of very good quality. The room was comfortable if not luxurious. A great place to stay when hiking the West Highland Way or walking in the Mamores.

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21 reviews 21 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

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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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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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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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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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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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 

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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:2.5 star — The MacDonald Hotel & Cabins 2.5*
Number of rooms: 10
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The MacDonald Hotel & Cabins Kinlochleven, Scotland

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