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Balmacara Mains Guesthouse

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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.
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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Non-smoking hotel
Wheelchair access
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Accessible rooms
Non-smoking rooms
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My husband stayed here for work trip and had to return to show me how good it was. Fabulous setting, great breakfast, very comfortable room. Great base to access Plockton and onwards to Skye. Hosts were very accommodating.
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We decided to break our journey up to Raasay so that we could get an early morning ferry and have the full day on the island. We came across Mains and booked a sea view double room on a B&B basis. We got a warm and friendly welcome on arrival and taken up to our room which was
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Stayed here for 2 nights 2nd Feb.We had a great time. Rooms are fantastic, we were in room 7 with a really nice en-suite including a huge bath.Staff were very friendly and helpful.You are served a wonderful breakfast that sets you up for a day exploring the area. Skye is only a
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We had family visiting from India and England so we wanted to show them some of the very best Scotland had to offer. Balmacara Mains did not disappoint. It was in the perfect location, close enough to Skye and also very close to Eilean Donan Castle by car. The scenery from the
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Last minute booking. We were looking for a stop off on our way to a funeral. From our original enquiry, to booking, arrival and breakfast the next morning, we couldn't fault this lovely guesthouse. Our room was spacious, clean and well serviced. Breakfast was delicious and the
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Can anyone advise whatroom 7 is like please?
Room 7 is at the rear of the property and is the only room we have that has a woodland rather than a sea view. It is a lovely large room with a super king sized bed and large en suite bathroom with bath and shower. You can view pictures on our website.
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Thank you for your lovely comments Cridhe65. We can collect guests from the train station. There are tours of the Isle of Skye that leave from Kyle of Lochalsh in the summer months and there are also bus services locally that would take you to Eilean Donan Castle. It is possible to hire a car as well in Kyle. Please bear in mind that we don't serve evening meals, so you would require taxis for eating out.
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Hi Craig, You can pay by card or cash, whatever is easier for you. We look forward to seeing you next year. Best regards, Lucy Matheson
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Room 3 looks across the private road and garden to the loch. Rooms 6 and 8, on the first floor, have the best uninterrupted loch views.
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"The rooms at the top have a gorgeous view!"
"All rooms are perfect"
"Beautiful views"
"Beautiful views"
"Room 8 is a gem."
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