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The Macdonald Hotel

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Fort William Road, Kinlochleven PH50 4QL, Scotland
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The Macdonald Hotel
Ranked #1 of 2 hotels in Kinlochleven
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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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Singapore, Singapore
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here in June 2014 while running the West Highland Way. The hotel is old and the room was tired. The curtains were thin so light came streaming in from sunrise at 5am. We had a very tasty dinner in the restaurant - I'd recommend the burger with haggis. Unfortunately breakfast was a great letdown. Not only did they... More

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Stirling, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I haven't been a guest at the hotel myself, but as the (anxious) mother of a young West Highland Way walker I found the staff in the hotel very helpful in organising accommodation from a distance at the last minute, as well as reassuring in manner. They were also apparently really nice to our boys when they eventually arrived. My... More

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Berlin, Germany
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed in the Hotel. The rooms are comfortable and cosy. Everything is clean, but the bathroom was a bit outdated which includes the typical wriggling around, till the water of the shower has the right temperature. The restaurant serves good food, but for staying a week the range is too small and when you like your crumble sweet, do... More

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Helen T, Owner at The Macdonald Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review, we really enjoy it when tour groups come and stay with us as we can build a rapport over the week. The menu choices for tour groups are often more limited than our a la carte menu to enable the chefs to deliver all the meals at once,... More

Ludlow, Shropshire
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165 reviews 165 reviews
140 hotel reviews
115 helpful votes 115 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here because our BB was overbooked and it was quite expensive at £90 for the room. The staff were very friendly and dinner was quite good but breakfast was only fair with no fresh fruit, just tinned oranges and grapefruit - NOT what you expect at this price.

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Dunoon
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18 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed here while doing the west highland way. We had a triple room with 3 single beds and loads of room. Bright airy and clean. Shower was dire and didn't work properly but after a day walking the bath and never ending supply of hot water was very welcome.food was very pub food ok but nothing special. best bit was... More

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I recently spent a long weekend staying at the Macdonald hotel in Kinlochlevin. From arriving in the car park to handing my hotel key back, the customer service and warmth generated from the staff was second to none. I had the pleasure of staying in the cabins on the friday night and one of their hotel rooms on the saturday... More

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Helen T, Owner at The Macdonald Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write this review. It is always encouraging for the team (and us!) to know when we get it right, and we really appreciate the feedback. Hope to see you here again soon. More

Wirksworth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Ron, Ian and Brian ( 3 Lags ) stayed at the MacDonald 20th June 2014 in one of the chalets. Lovely warm welcome and great place to stay. The value for money cabins kept the snoring in, and the midges out; just what you want. Lovely food and breakfasts; we were also promised a late night snack after our 16... More

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Helen T, Owner at The Macdonald Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review - and for one of the best room tips we've seen in a while!! We take full responsibility for the hospitality - but midges are beyond our control! Hope to see you here again. More

Bunessan
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

Stayed here for a weekend in the cabins for daughters birthday weekend. The cabins are clean and warm with comfortable bunk beds. Owners and staff here are warm and friendly also very helpful. Food is lovely had two evening meals and two breakfasts all excellent value for money. Will defiantly be back , thanks guys.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

After a truly horrible day of walking through horizontal rain on the West Highland Way, we fell into the welcoming walker's bar, and booked into one of the cabins in the grounds. After drying off, and showering (bliss) and hanging as much wet gear in the drying room as we could, we ate in the bar and enjoyed a few... More

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Penrith, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

This hotel is right by the WHW and has a campsite and chalets as well as a camping area. It is very good value and the service was good too. To make this a 5 star location, I would suggest more toilet facilities for people in the campsite and chalets (perhaps the new owners have this on their agenda?). The... 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 2*
Also Known As:
Macdonald Hotel Kinlochleven
The Macdonald Hotel Kinlochleven, Scotland

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The MacDonald Hotel and Cabins in Kinlochleven is at the head of Loch Leven with breathtaking views. Ideally situated for those walking the West Highland Way, along with other walks in the area. Mark and I took the hotel over on 17th January 2014 and appreciate all of the reviews on Tripadvisor, but look forward to receiving our own. We have seen the feedback on Breakfast times and this will be addressed! Thanks and we look forward to welcoming you. Helen & Mark ... more   less 
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