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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Hotel very clean and tidy this is the first hotel in the highlands I have been in that has very good wifi looks as if just refurbished staff very good very helpful good walks around surrounding area only 5 minutes drive to Skye 10 minutes to plockton plenty of parking and a well stocked spar spar shop next door

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Paris, France
Reviewed November 22, 2016

The room was dated, the staff were rude and the breakfast was just OK. The challenge was there was no cold water in the room, and the staff didn't seem to think this was a problem for the guest. Note 1: if you stay 2 nights, they may close during the day (including shutting off the cold water from 11-4...

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Winnipeg, Canada
Reviewed October 21, 2016

Our room was quite roomy with a view out the window. We had two twin beds which were fairly comfortable. We had a storm the first night and the wind whistling outside sounded like a Canadian blizzard., We had 2 dinners and breakfasts here - all very good. The staff is friendly and helpful. Our TV wouldn't work and a...

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed September 25, 2016

I go up to Applecross often every year and like to stay near lochalsh as it is handy for skye and the road to applecross,,i find it hard to get a room up in this location and end up at the lochalsh hotel which is not the best place to stay,,this time i went on line and found this amazing...

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Charleston. SC
Reviewed September 24, 2016

After riding most of the day on a CIE tour bus, we stopped for the night at this hotel. It was spotless with a good sized room. We were in a wing that at been redecorated or added (not sure which). Patio doors allowed for a view of the water across the street. There is not much else in this...

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed September 17, 2016

This hotel is on the main road to Skye and well placed location wise for heading further north to Skye or the western isles for the ferry. It faces a loch so can be very tranquil (when it's not gale force winds and pouring rain). The hotel itself is well maintained and very clean, beds very comfortable and freebie toiletries....

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earlston
Reviewed September 17, 2016

After searching for a room in skye we ended u staying here... booked over the phone & the girl was nice & helpful. we were in room 24 a lovely big room, but had a view of a tree..... nice furnishings & the usual amenities. had a very good night sleep in the comfy bed. but...... they need to sort...

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed September 12, 2016

My wife and I stayed at the Balmacara Hotel in Aug. As a walk in around 7pm, we were quoted a room rate of £128 B&B for a twin with Loch view. We had dinner in the hotel that night (£48), which was good as was the breakfast. The view was lovely and good car parking, however, the room left...

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Reviewed August 30, 2016 via mobile

This older property is situated directly on the beach with great views. It has all of the amenities including a bar and excellent restaurant. The rooms are clean and quaint and the service staff are efficient and friendly. It's well managed and located close to important local points of interest. Enjoy.

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Calgary, Canada
Reviewed August 12, 2016

The hotel is in a nice location and there was enough parking available which is rare for Scotland Hotels. The check-in was very good and the lady was friendly and seemed to be the only one working there because was there all evening was even our waitress that the night and was was there early the next morning. The room...

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Babysitting

Additional Information about Balmacara Hotel

Address: Balmacara IV40 8DH, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Scottish Highlands > Lochalsh > Balmacara
Price Range: $120 - $205 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Balmacara Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 29
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“room number three has a good view.”
35geo, Sep 25, 2016 | Read review
“Pick one with a loch view and on the upper floor as the view is lovely.”
iainm521, Sep 12, 2016 | Read review
“the best rooms were in the annex attached - looking out on the water”
310susanw, Aug 11, 2016 | Read review
“Ask for room with sea views; check if shower pressure dips after a few mins esp during hours before b'fast and after dinner.”
BiscuitBubbles, May 31, 2016 | Read review
“Rooms on front of hotel face loch - we had room 42.”
michaelc708, May 22, 2016 | Read review
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