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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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Berlin, Germany
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week 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 Everything is clean, but the bathroom was a bit outdated which includes the typical wriggling around, till the water of the shower has the right temperature.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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Ludlow, Shropshire
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140 hotel reviews
114 helpful votes 114 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week 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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30 reviews 30 reviews
18 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 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
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 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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Wirksworth, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 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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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
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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5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
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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Stevenston, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

This was our mountaineering club's second visit in as many months and again Mark and Helen and staff were superb. Four of our group stayed in one of the cabins while others were staying in a bed and breakfast in the village. We had let Mark and Helen know that some of us were going to make an attempt at... 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, we enjoyed having your party here and 10 munros is no mean feat - so lasagne was the least we could offer. Since your trip we have done several more 'late night lasagnes' so you have started a trend! Thanks Again! More

Manchester, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

A friendly welcome and helpful staff. The lady on reception rung my room when my bag had arrived (I arrived before it as it had been a short walking day on the WHW). The decor seemed a little outdated but the room was comfortable and clean. I ate in the bar and the food was superb. I had lentil soup... 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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