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Balmacara Hotel

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The Balmacara Hotel is situated on the shores of Lochalsh, with constantly changing views over the sea to Skye. Perfectly situated to explore this breathtakingly beautiful part of Scotland, the hotel is approx. 3 miles from Kyle of Lochalsh, the Skye Bridge, and Eilean Donan Castle. The Hotel enjoys an outstanding location for touring and provides an ideal leisure break destination.
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Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast Available
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Public Wifi
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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Great View
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142Photos
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58Room tips
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We stayed at this hotel for a weekend , and from the minute we entered tillthe minute we left , we were looked after and made to feel so welcome , the room was amazing , very spacious , spotlessly clean , huge comfortable bed , great bathroom and shower , and the view was
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We checked into the Balmacara, after a long drive from Oban, to a friendly welcome from staff. Our room was warm and cozy with a view of the waterfront and Skye. The little bar behind the hotel served a tasty dinner, and was a fun experience. The Scottish breakfast the next
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Stayed here for three nights,a last minute get away.....hotel very clean and tidy,warm and fresh room.service from the team I met in the bar,hotel and at breakfast was just great!nothing was to much and was so good in fact I’ve booked again for early February...came here for the
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Avoid at all costs!! Booked in for 4 nights. Checked in around 6pm on the Monday evening. The room with its tiny electric heater was turned off as was the inadequate electric towel rail in the bathroom so no warm welcome! The tiny heater was struggling to heat the walk in fridge
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We were on an Itison deal but this did not affect the quality of service we received. Very welcoming on arrival, room spacious and had everything we needed. Used the restaurant on the first and third nights of our stay and the food was excellent. Plenty of choice on the menu and
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Lovely view to Skye--even with the cold October weather.
Our Room
Loch Alsh
View from the front
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Yes there are hair dyers. I don't remember a gym, but great trips up into the hills for great views! Ask the servers in the restaurant. The access is on the left side of hotel.
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There was none in our rooms
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I did. It was a fine hotel with very good food, clean and comfortable. Should not be judged by what Americans are used to at home. It's not a large new standardized chain.
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I wouldn't recommend eating there.
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Not to my knowledge.
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"Ask for river view"
"Choose one with views over to Skye"
"Avoid ground floor. Don't know if upper floor is better, but too much noise on the ground."
"ask for a refurbished room"
"Not many good reviews from party."
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PRICE RANGE
US$84 - US$273 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
United KingdomScotlandLochalshBalmacara
NUMBER OF ROOMS
29
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