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The MacDonald Hotel & Cabins

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Fort William Road, Kinlochleven PH50 4QL, Scotland
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Warrington, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed here August Bank holiday in cabins. The setting is beautiful, cabins were clean, comfortable and good value for money. We went on motorcycles and there were plenty of good ride outs from the hotel......we did Skye via ferry and returned via Skye bridge one day, and Ardnamurchan the following day.....there are plenty more using the ferries. We had... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

nom-nom. Great atmosphère - big portions - mac&cheese, fish & chips and haggis, neeps & carrots - all lovely! No room for pud but we persevered and staggered out after! The bar room was filled with a great collection of locals, walkers and climbers of all nationalities.

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Dusseldorf, Germany
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We've camped just one night there while hiking the WHW. There are two small grass areas next to a pond over the back of the hotel to pitch a tent. There are also some Wigwams as well as a small camp-kitchen incl. a washing machine, dryer and a sink. Two toilets and two showers are there too, whereas the showers... More 

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

Following this review we would like to announce that we have held an emergency meeting with the Midges on the campsite and told them that they need to leave. I'm sure they were laughing at us, but they have agreed to be gone by the end of September. Oh, and it's a loch not a pond and we don't have... More 

Brussels, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is really charming, hospitality is great! The cabins are comfortable and the bar is great, you can pool or drink a whisky while chatting with locals. From there you can easily start a walk in the neighborhood.

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Moscow, Russia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A few friends and I stayed here with our two 6 year olds and we had a brilliant time. We stayed in one of the cabins and even though the weather was bad and the midges were out in force, the bar was so good that it didn't matter. What a friendly welcome! The price was amazing too for cabins... More 

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Stirling, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Was staying for 2 nights as part of a large group. The bar staff were friendly and helpful, the evening meals were good quality and reasonably priced. Breakfast menu was a little limited but the food was decent although the morning staff seemed to struggle and it took repeated requests for things like toast, glass of water etc to be... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This isn't the sort of place you just stumble across. Most people come for just a night as they are doing the West Highland Way. While I think it would have been perfectly acceptable if I was in my 20s and with mates, it just isn't up to it for families. Fortunately we were in transit so only stayed a... More 

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

Thanks for taking the time to write your review, I was concerned to read that you got the ‘third degree’ regarding your booking, as it is very unlike any of my team to subject our guests to long and harsh questioning to obtain information. Perhaps they were just interested in finding out whether you needed a cot or z-bed for... More 

Wetteren, Belgium
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Not sure about this place. It is an old Highland hotel, hopelessly passed in quality by B&B's up to the newest standards. The room was old but pretty OK, no shower unless in bath and in room 5 the shower didn't work properly: or boiling water, or very cold. Lame excuse for the reason why. Solution found by myself: let... More 

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Carlisle, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed 2 nights in the cabins, first time here and it is perfect for using as a base while enjoying the area. It has everything you could need including hot showers and the bar was a good way to chill out on the evening and grab a bite to eat. The burgers were brilliant

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Leicester
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Spent two nights here this past week. Camping. Fantastic reception, called ahead to check availability and was impressed by the response. Ok, so it rained, so what? Great location, lovely staff, nice prices and we are defo going back!!! Met many West Highland Way walkers who loved the place. Played pool, sorry if we disturbed you, but the breakfast was... More 

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