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West Highland Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Mallaig PH414QZ, Scotland
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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26 reviews 26 reviews
14 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This older establishment is like hotels of the past, big lobby full of great old leather furnishings and nice woodwork. My room was on the top floor facing the harbour, small but adequate. Took supper in the bar, great meal quick service. As I was leaving early the next morning the lady at the bar arranged for a pack lunch... More

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Ayr, United Kingdom
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35 reviews 35 reviews
11 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I had a one night stay on 26 Aug and was pleasantly surprised. The public areas were comfortable and well maintained with lots of cosy corners to relax in. We didn't have dinner but the conservatory was set for evening meals and had a fabulous view across the bay. Breakfast was excellent and cooked to order and the staff in... More

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Wilmington, Delaware
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39 reviews 39 reviews
26 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived at the West Highland late in the evening after an 11 hour drive from Elgin (Well, we did make a few stops along the way!). As we had stayed there five years ago, and had been put on the top floor, with a bathtub in which you had to crouch down to use the shower, we were somewhat... More

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London, United Kingdom
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47 reviews 47 reviews
34 hotel reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great option for Mallaig. I was very pleased with our hotel here. We booked the more economy rooms, so the rooms were very basic, but very nice still and the views over the water were stunning! Very comfortable rooms and bathrooms. The public areas of this hotel are stunning. Very inviting lounge/lobby area. Friendly staff. Overall great... More

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Wakefield, United Kingdom
11 reviews 11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited this hotel at lunchtime after taking the Jacobite steam train from Fort William (an awesome railway journey). The food was exceptionally good - the langoustines were served to Michelin star quality and the beetroot and horseradish soup was impressive. We strongly recommend this hotel for the quality of the restaurant, the good service and the impressive views from... More

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70 reviews 70 reviews
14 hotel reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Mallaig was busy with the steam train being in so went up the hill to the West Highland Hotel for some lunch and a drink. You always get a warm and friendly greeting along with great locally sourced food makes a great place for lunch. Maybe you pay a little more but the ambiance and views and space more than... More

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Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
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34 reviews 34 reviews
9 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I booked a short break away for my parents 28th July - 31st July parents said the room was lovely and clean , staff was very helpful and breakfast but the reason i am writing this review is for the care and compassion the staff showed when my mum got a phone call to say that her elderly mother had... More

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Connel, null, United Kingdom
11 reviews 11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We travelled to Mallaig for an overnight stay with low expectations. Unfortunately this is due to the very low standard often found in Highland Hotels, in particular large old ones. On arrival at the West Highland initial impression was not good as from the rear car park it appeared our fears were about to be confirmed. You can imagine our... More

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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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41 reviews 41 reviews
11 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice older hotel with updated rooms. Very pleasant and helpful staff. Food mostly good standard and breakfast fair choice and fresh cooked. Views to the islands stunning. Many rooms have sea view but not all. Nice lounge and bar with great range of Malt Whiskies!

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London, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
18 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Stayed for one night at the West Highland Hotel which is in the centre of town with great views looking over to the Islands. A quick and freindly checkin at this small hotel. My room was very small but adequate for one nights stay,breakfast was included in the rate which was menu served in a lovely dining room.The breakfast was... More

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Address: Mallaig PH414QZ, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Scottish Highlands > Lochaber > Mallaig
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — West Highland Hotel 3*
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