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Balmacara Mains Guesthouse

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is a beautiful guest house, beds very comfortable and everything very clean. The breakfast was great and staff very accommodating. One of the few places during our trip that actually provided wonderful Scottish toiletries! We only stayed one night but wished we could have stayed longer, even the children didn't want to leave. Location is stunning and peaceful. We... More 

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Stornoway, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a beautiful, high-end, tranquil guest house with very helpful and accommodating owners. The staff are friendly and helpful. The breakfast choice is amazing and tasted phenomenal. In room courtesy tray had hot chocolate and herb tea as well as biscuits and bottled water. We thoroughly enjoyed our 3 night stay here. Thank you.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As Skye Bridge now free stay on mainland here. Great views over to Skye. Really nice rooms (room 2) with great shower Breakfast also first class - lots of choice cooked to order. Great walks through woods behind the guest house.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely little place on the loch couldnt fault it at all, friendly helpful staff even ran us into town our 1st night here, stayed in room 6 with views overlooking the loch with a super king sized bed that was very comfy, I'll definitely be back for another stay in the future.

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Harrogate, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed in room 6 which has a lovely view of the loch. Very comfortable bed and lots of storage space. However a few basic housekeeping problems - wobbly leg on buffet and loose toilet seat. Kettle had to be boiled on floor because of length of flex and distance from plug. Hence marked down to 4 stars. Breakfast had a... More 

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Pittsburgh
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

We stayed here for 2 nights in May 2016 while on a hiking trip. I cannot think of anything negative to say, except I wish we could have stayed there an entire month. Wonderful view of the loch, excellent food, clean rooms, quiet and quaint. Norman was very friendly and helpful. We made ourselves at home one evening by bringing... More 

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White Plains, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016

We love Norman's little hotel. There are no words to express how lovely and peaceful this place is. Norman, the owner, gave us the rooms his own family stay in so my son and I each had our own bedroom to sleep in. The bedrooms and bathroom are clean and spacious and have everything the traveler needs. The view is... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

Stayed here for 3 nights. Room was small with small window overlooking the Loch, but beds wonderfully comfortable as promised. Morning breakfast was great and the staff were really great - as with most everyone we met in Scotland they were hospitable, friendly and really helpful in every way possible.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016

Superb stop off on our way up to Skye. Room overlooking the loch. Breakfast was excellent. Helpful advice on where to eat. Quality accommodation in a lovely setting. This is a lovely place to stay. Highly recommended.

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Dundee, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2016 via mobile

Staying at Balmacara Mains guest house is worth it for the view alone! It is stunning! The breakfast was lovely and great choices for everyone's tastes. The room was very comfortable. We would go back without hesitation.

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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Waterfront contemporary boutique B&B Guesthouse on the shores of Loch Alsh with great views to Skye. Great base for touring the Isle of Skye, and the Lochalsh peninsula. All rooms high quality, en suite, and with own private entrance. Near Plockton and Eilean Donan Castle also. ... more   less 

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Address: Book Direct with us for the best rate!!!! | By Kyle of Lochalsh, Balmacara IV40 8DN, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Scottish Highlands > Lochalsh > Balmacara
Price Range: $95 - $170 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
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