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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Highly recommend the self catering cottages .well equipped the bathroom is of hotel standard s soap toilet paper everything supplied (best fluffy towels ever) all you need is food .two really comfy sofas tv and really good wifi my husband was delighted to catch up on soccer.bedroom was lovely plenty of storage. Laundry facilities.the place was spotlessly clean.it's truly a... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016

Cant say enough good things about this place. My partner and I stayed in the self catered apartment for a week and it was perfect, you only needed food, everything else was provided. Location is good, about a 5 minute drive away from Fort William high street. The guesthouse is located on a hill which provides fantastic views of Loch... More 

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Thank Liam C
Cheshire, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2016

Just returned from a 4 night stay in the self catering apartment. The best equipped place we've ever stayed. Fully stocked en-suite with shower gel, body lotion etc. Two comfy sofa's in the lounge, huge TV, plenty of parking and views to die for. Would recommend to my family and friends and if we're ever in Fort William way again... More 

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Thank shelaghstelfox
Knutsford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2016

Mike and Jackie are the perfect hosts. Spacious room with fab en-suite supplied with everything you need including a mahoosive bath-sheet that properly wraps around even a rotund body! Dab radio, TV and fresh milk for tea/coffee; gorgeous fresh smelling linen and a view of the garden. Breakfast offered a huge selection of cereals, fresh fruit, yoghurts, juices, followed by... More 

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Thank Kelee63
Leicester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

Stayed in the self catering apartment and couldn't be more happy with our trip. Location is perfect. We had sun 3/5 days and the view is amazing! Highly recommend if we go back to fort william we will be staying here again

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2016 via mobile

Stopped here one night on the way back from Outer Hebrides. Arrived after 9pm which wasn't a problem for host Mike. Clean rooms, great Scottish breakfast (with full cream porridge), fantastic view from the dining room. Only 10 mins walk to town centre.

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Thank Daren M
Penrith, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

Tucked behind the A82 in a quiet road is Balcarres. A friendly welcome and we were shown our room. It overlooked the loch and was spacious. Lots of nice touches which included quality bathroom products (shower-gel, hand lotion, shampoo), big towels, tissues etc. After a good nights sleep we had breakfast.( with a view of Loch) With just 6 rooms... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016 via mobile

Found this online, it was a great find. Ticked all the boxes for us. Clean. Comfortable, friendly, great breakfast cooked to perfection and most of all this b&b was extremely good value for money. We even had a lovely view . I've stayed in some quality hotels that would find it hard to match this establishment.

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Thank Simmy227
Stokesley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2016

When we first arrived at Balcarres we were met by Mike, who told us everything we needed to know about breakfast, what time the door was locked, the best places to eat etc. The bedroom was first class cosy and warm as it was raining outside, breakfast you were given a choice, it was excellent the service was great. Mike... More 

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sophieline, Owner at Balcarres Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your lovely review. It was a pleasure to meet you both and we are glad that you enjoyed your stay, even though the weather was a little unkind!! More 

Cheshire, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2016

We usually visit Scotland and return with good memories not this time. We stumbled upon this BnB after reading the reviews! From the first moment till the last I hardly seen them smiling definitely not welcoming! We have a child who was 15 months at that time and got to breakfast table 10 minutes before their breakfast closing time and... More 

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sophieline, Owner at Balcarres Guest House, responded to this review

We welcome any reviews, good or bad. We do wonder why if the reviewer had such a terrible time (military camp) that they stayed the three days that they booked and why has it taken eight months before reviewing. This reviewer had already made a booking with us for one of our self catering apartments and a double en suite... More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Balcarres overlooks Loch Linnhe and the beautiful countryside that surrounds it. Situated at the end of a quiet road Balcarres is an ideal base for touring the highlands. An approximate 15 minute walk into Fort William town centre gives you an appetite for the many eateries that the town has to offer. For a relaxing stay, stunning views and a very warm welcome come and visit us at Balcarres. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Balcarres Guest House

Address: Balcarres Seafield Gardens, Fort William PH33 6RJ, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Scottish Highlands > Lochaber > Fort William
Price Range: $70 - $83 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Balcarres Guest House 4*
Number of rooms: 5
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