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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

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... More 

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Charleston. SC
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24 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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.... More 

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earlston
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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... More 

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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
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3 of 5 stars 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... More 

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Ashburn, Virginia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2016

The best parts of this hotel were 1) the bathroom - big and good lighting, and 2) the breakfasts (served buffet style). My single room was a bit small with a single bed pushed up against the wall so every time I turned over I hit the wall.

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Fort Worth, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2016

We loved the room and the windows that opened up directly to let the night breeze come in over the loch. Food was just so-so compared to the excellent fare we had elsewhere, and the shower was probably the worst shower either of us experienced in Scotland. Why is it that a country with so much water can't get the... More 

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Barcelona, Spain
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016

As in Skye was almost everything full, this hotel which is just in front of the island was also too expensive for what it is. The room was big and with nice views but a bit worn out, it needs a bit of renovation or cheaper prices.

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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Additional Information about Balmacara Hotel

Address: Balmacara IV40 8DH, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Scottish Highlands > Lochalsh > Balmacara
Price Range: $108 - $206 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Balmacara Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 29
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