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Reviewed 28 July 2017

Stayed here July 16, booked thru Best Scottish Tours. What a beautiful place - so quiet and peaceful. Breakfast was outstanding! Room and bathroom very neat and clean. Perfect place to rest after a day of travel. Thanks so much!

  • Stayed: July 2017, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 23 July 2017

Stayed for one night in twin room 6 which I couldn't fault in any way including the view over the loch. Manageress was very helpful booking us a table at a local inn and apologetic for lack of internet due to a over enthusiastic digger driver finding a cable with his machine. Young waiting staff did not offer quite the same personal touch at breakfast (more hotel than B&B if you get my drift) Breakfast was delicious apart from the tea being rather to fragrant for our taste.
Impressed overall and would happily stay again

  • Stayed: July 2017, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 21 July 2017

We were a bit horrified when showed to our room in this very well reviewed guesthouse. We had the only room with "woodland view" and it was dark and gloomy, very disappointing - and there was no reduction in the room rate! No other complaints really, bed was comfortable, bathroom was fine, breakfast was very good and the young women who worked there were charming and helpful. Balmacara is well located for touring Skye and we enjoyed walking on the beach in the evenings, the sun even shone for us briefly!

  • Stayed: June 2017, travelled as a couple
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Thank Islandtraveller60
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Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

We were in room 6, and the view was just gorgeous right across the loch. Bed was very comfy and big. Bathroom was new and clean. The breakfast was worth the wait - one of the best we've had all week. Plenty of parking. Watch out for the signs, it's off the main road so easy to miss if you're driving at speed and not looking out for the sign posts. Would definitely recommend and visit again. Thank you!

Stayed: June 2017, travelled as a couple
Thank Klw2012
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Reviewed 9 June 2017

Balmacara Mains sits on the edge of Loch Alsh in Scotland. It is directly opposite the Isle of Skye on the other side of the Loch. It has about 10 bedrooms, each with a high quality bathroom. Beautiful fresh fluffy white towels provided. Breakfast (porridge plus the full Scottish) was excellent. The staff we met were very pleasant and friendly, a pleasure to meet. Lovely location beside the Loch. Put away your mobile or laptop -- you're on a break! Wifi is poor but the owners can't be responsible for that.

Room Tip: Our room accessed from an external stairs and door. Good view across the Loch. For dinner, go to nearby Plockton village or over to Skye.
  • Stayed: June 2017, travelled with friends
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Thank DublinEdM
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Aileen_Balmacara, Manager at Balmacara Mains Guesthouse, responded to this reviewResponded 21 June 2017

Thank you for your review. So glad you enjoyed your stay and hope you return to visit us again.

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