We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
All 2 Mallaig hotels

West Highland Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Mallaig PH414QZ, Scotland
Hotel amenities
Save Saved
You added West Highland Hotel to your Saves list
West Highland Hotel
Best prices for your stay
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
You must enter dates to see the best prices.
74%
Ranked #1 of 2 hotels in Mallaig
A recent review
4 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
janeysu Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
  • Overview
  • Reviews (203)
  • Photos (46)
  • Amenities
  • Room tips (68)
  • Location
  • More
Write a Review

203 people have reviewed this hotel

Traveler rating
    86
    65
    39
    5
    8
See reviews for
37
93
18
5
Rating summary
  • 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
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (68)
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
40 reviews 40 reviews
10 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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!

Was this review helpful? Yes
London, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
18 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Leamington Spa, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have stayed in Mallaig on 3 previous occasions but never at the West Highland Hotel. On this occasion I and my teenage daughter stayed before spending a few days backpacking in Knoydart. I can not think of any reason to fault the hotel, on the contrary the service was great, the room perfectly fine, the staff extremely friendly, efficient... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Edinburgh
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel is very run down. The bedroom we stayed in was in a poor decorative order - stains on the walls, paint peeling off the door etc. From a positive point of view, the views across to the islands are great. Breakfast was dire. You have to make your own toast - not a problem in itself - but... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
England
Senior Contributor
45 reviews 45 reviews
17 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The lack of a lift in this traditional hotel was a bit of a problem - although I believe help might have been available if required - but otherwise most things were fine I had a lovely shower room but nowhere to hang towels - just one peg on the door. A towel rail would have been useful. The food... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Newcastle-under-Lyme
Top Contributor
100 reviews 100 reviews
23 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is an "old fashioned" hotel with stunning views. Unfortunately, there is no lift and only a few ground floor rooms. There is moderately good access from the car park with only a few steps to the entrance. The restaurant provides a good breakfast including, of course, Mallaig kippers. The dinner menu is limited - except for sea food but... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Exeter, United Kingdom
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Stayed 3 nights and will be returning. The hotel has stunning sea views across to Eigg, Rhum and Skye, so also a good jumping off place to these islands. Clean, comfortable rooms. They use fresh, local produce in the restaurant which was uniformly delicious. The clincher was the friendly staff who were brilliant.

Was this review helpful? Yes 3
Perth, United Kingdom
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

Traditional family run hotel in outstanding elevated situation in scenic village. Fittings and furnishings were dated especially in public areas (dated stair carpets, dark brown bedroom doors) but somehow it all added to the timeless atmosphere. We had our meal in the conservatory enjoying the outstanding view over the sea to Skye and the food was excellent with the fish... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
141 reviews 141 reviews
127 hotel reviews
464 helpful votes 464 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

As I write, 194 people had reviewed this hotel and 144 of them rated it either excellent or very good, with a mere 12 people rating it below average. This speaks for itself! "Rooms very dated and overpriced for what you get", says one of these 12, but our Classic room was neither of these things. Nor was the Superior... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 8
essex
Contributor
13 reviews 13 reviews
13 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

very disappointed with this hotel , needs decorating , rooms very dated, over priced for what you get, lovely village but not much there so if thinking of staying one night is enough you could do it in a afternoon as there are many buses from fort william ,

Was this review helpful? Yes
Owners: What's your side of the story?
If you own or manage West Highland Hotel, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.
Manage your listing

Been to West Highland Hotel? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about West Highland Hotel

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*
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com, Travelocity, Priceline, Tingo, Agoda, BookingOdigeoWL and Hotels.com so you can book your West Highland Hotel reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
West Highland Mallaig
West Highland Hotel Mallaig, Scotland

46 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

Viewed
All traveler photos (47)
Viewed
View from room (17)
Viewed
Room/suite (11)
Viewed
Pool/beach area (1)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (8)
Viewed
Dining (3)
Viewed
Bathroom (1)
Viewed
Other (6)

Amenities

Bar / Lounge Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service
Hotel Class
Number of rooms
40

See which rooms travelers prefer