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Balmacara Hotel

Balmacara IV40 8DH, Scotland
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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278 reviews
41 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 146 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2015

This hotel and restaurant is very near Eilean Donan which must be useful for tourists but I would advise you to go elsewhere. The atmosphere is quite peculiar, during the season it is hopefully so full that one does not notices the ..emptiness... of it. Loos were clean and staff just about ok, but the food was just boring. It's... More 

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Lake Tahoe (Nevada), Nevada
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2015

Incredibly great B&B-- breakfast was fresh, home cooked, large portions, one heck of a view. The bedroom was spacious, VERY comfortable bed, ajustable heating unit. Well-lit bathroom, perfect shower pressure and adjustable temperature, high end toiletries, ample towels. I wanted to stay forever.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2015

We were treated really well, the room was clean and comfortable. Food was basic but done to a high standard. We enjoyed our stay very much and would definitely go back! It's really close to Eilean Donan which is great if your wanting to visit.

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Perth and Kinross, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015

A one night stop here. Room was ok. Are 12 inch portable tv's still in use elsewhere? Bathroom was an issue - loo took for ever to re fill the cistern and the light took 30 seconds to come on! A lack of Gordons Gin in the bar and a poor substitute offered! No ale of any sort and a... More 

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Bellshill, Scotland, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2015

I didn't stay in the hotel, but had a bar meal with some friends. It was good value and tasty. Service was quick and the staff were very friendly. It was the last day of our holiday and we honestly wished we had discovered this place earlier.

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Perth, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2015

This hotel is immaculate, the room was spotless and beautifully appointed. There was plenty of space, and free Wi-Fi . The staff were attentive with excellent service. The food could not be faulted either. The views are just wonderful, so close to the Skye bridge. The only downside, and nothing to do with the hotel, were the famous midges!

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Lancashire
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2015

We needed a hotel in early June for an unexpected stayover in bad weather before crossing to one of the islands. The hotel was very acceptable with a big, clean room and helpful staff. Dinner was enjoyable, as was breakfast. I would have no hesitation in having an overnight stay there again.

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East Anglia, England
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78 reviews
26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2015

If you are a single traveller be prepared for a tiny bedroom where the bedhead is right next to the door opening with only the floor to use for clock or other things necessary during the night. Furniture crammed in with ancient small tv, kettle. lamp. tea tray and sundry wiring all jossling for space on the small unit under... More 

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Fort William, United Kingdom
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5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

just arrived back home after three nights at the balmacara hotel,food good lovely staff room 16 nas no view but clean and comfortable,nice place to stay if you want peace and quiet staff lovely very helpful especially rachael who was outstanding a real cheery soul who would brighten anybodys day,thank you all for a wonderful stay.

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Allentown, Pennsylvania
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17 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Our CIE tour group of 16 were made to wait until 8:30 to go into breakfast even though there weren't many guests in the dining room and and the same for dinner. Our guide had warned us about the restaurant manager. The plumbing in our shower was either scalding hot or freezing cold and we could never get it regulated.... More 

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