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Balmacara Hotel

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  • Excellent20%
  • Very good34%
  • Average25%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible11%
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AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Buffet
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Multilingual Staff
3 Star Hotel
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All reviewstour groupisle of skyecoach partiesno liftwould recommend this hotel to anyonebeds were comfortablekyle of lochalshenjoyed their mealsmenu cardgrilled salmonspar shop next doorlarge roombefore dinnerloved this hotelloch alsheilean donan castlebeautiful view of the loch
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Reviewed 5 November 2017

We stayed here for two nights. The hotel is located very close to the bridge to the Isle of Skye. Our large room overlooked Loch Alsh and we could see the Isle of Skye. During the night the wind was quite loud and strong and...More

Thank Trainbook
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

have stayed in a lot of hotels after this. still reminded of the nightmare and the rudeness that is this hotel. please avoid at all cost very rude. very unhelpful and not even reimbursement for locking us out of the hotel without informing locking time...More

3  Thank Deepthy I
Reviewed 28 October 2017

We stayed here two nights on a tour and were pleasantly surprised by the nice rooms, friendly and helpful staff, and very good food. We found our room to be spacious, clean, comfortable and it even had a nice view of the water. It has...More

Thank ntflady
Reviewed 10 October 2017

Unable to get internet bookings on Skye a month earlier, we booked into Balmacara, an old style 1880s hotel that has grown over time since it started serving passing trade. For a very reasonable rate we had a spacious clean comfy/warm room with everything we...More

Thank BarbaraCSmith_13
Reviewed 7 October 2017

We stayed here for 2 nights and regretted paying up front for it the minute we walked in. In fact the first time we walked through the doors there was no one there! Literally no one!! we had to leave and try again later on....More

3  Thank Jo B
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Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Multilingual Staff
Breakfast Available
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Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
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Price range
US$ 126 - US$ 289 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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Price range
US$ 126 - US$ 289 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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QA4ME
18 August 2017|
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Response from jer b | Reviewed this property |
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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Sandy R
25 July 2017|
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Response from Kristina M | Reviewed this property |
There was none in our rooms
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KCfromKCNY
28 June 2017|
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Response from Charcot | Reviewed this property |
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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"Room on first floor with 'sea views' over the loch and Skye"
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"Just don't book!!"
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"Ask for a room facing the Loch. No Air conditioning."
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