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Reviewed 3 October 2016

Where do I start! 1) Immaculate, clean and comfortable. 2)Great Location - walking distance to town or fantastic roads to explore. 3)Although you stay within a building, it's so private - help is available if you need it. If you don't, you're left alone. 4)The best towels ever! Sounds mad - hotel towels are normally naff. These ones are fluffy... More 

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Thank Clare E
Qormi, Malta
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Reviewed 3 October 2016

Spent 3 nights in the self catering section. It is centrally located and was perfect for us as a base to visit nearby attractions. Free parking was included. The place was clean and well equipped, especially the kitchen. We had free wifi, albeit a wee bit slow and a large TV. Last but not least, we had a view of... More 

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Thank Sacrilegious1
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Reviewed 24 August 2016 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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Thank Eilis B
Manchester, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 10 July 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
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Reviewed 1 July 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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Reviewed 30 June 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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Reviewed 27 June 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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Thank Samantha H
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Reviewed 25 June 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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Reviewed 12 June 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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Thank Pamela B
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Reviewed 12 June 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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  • 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
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Scottish Highlands > Lochaber > Fort William
Price Range: £49 - £61 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Balcarres Guest House 4*
Number of rooms: 5
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“Rowan is Spectacular although haven't stayed in the other apartment....”
 of 5 bubbles 754claree, 3 Oct 2016 | Read review
“We stayed in the self catered apartment”
 of 5 bubbles liamc886, 10 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Fantastic views across the loch, beautiful scenery all round”
 of 5 bubbles carole-w1, 8 May 2016 | Read review
“Self catering apartments”
 of 5 bubbles 581rachc, 8 Apr 2015 | Read review
“I had room 1 which was a double overlooking the Loch!”
 of 5 bubbles paulaW3522TM, 18 Nov 2014 | Read review
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