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Balmacara Hotel

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Charleston. SC
Reviewed 25 September 2016

After riding most of the day on a CIE tour bus, we stopped for the night at this hotel. It was spotless with a good sized room. We were in a wing that at been redecorated or added (not sure which). Patio doors allowed for a view of the water across the street. There is not much else in this...

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 September 2016

This hotel is on the main road to Skye and well placed location wise for heading further north to Skye or the western isles for the ferry. It faces a loch so can be very tranquil (when it's not gale force winds and pouring rain). The hotel itself is well maintained and very clean, beds very comfortable and freebie toiletries....

2Thank Jannette S
Reviewed 17 September 2016

After searching for a room in skye we ended u staying here... booked over the phone & the girl was nice & helpful. we were in room 24 a lovely big room, but had a view of a tree..... nice furnishings & the usual amenities. had a very good night sleep in the comfy bed. but...... they need to sort...

2Thank Carole A
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 September 2016

My wife and I stayed at the Balmacara Hotel in Aug. As a walk in around 7pm, we were quoted a room rate of £128 B&B for a twin with Loch view. We had dinner in the hotel that night (£48), which was good as was the breakfast. The view was lovely and good car parking, however, the room left...

1Thank Iain M
Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

This older property is situated directly on the beach with great views. It has all of the amenities including a bar and excellent restaurant. The rooms are clean and quaint and the service staff are efficient and friendly. It's well managed and located close to important local points of interest. Enjoy.

1Thank Don L
Calgary, Canada
Reviewed 12 August 2016

The hotel is in a nice location and there was enough parking available which is rare for Scotland Hotels. The check-in was very good and the lady was friendly and seemed to be the only one working there because was there all evening was even our waitress that the night and was was there early the next morning. The room...

1Thank shane c
Ashburn, Virginia
Reviewed 11 August 2016

The best parts of this hotel were 1) the bathroom - big and good lighting, and 2) the breakfasts (served buffet style). My single room was a bit small with a single bed pushed up against the wall so every time I turned over I hit the wall.

1Thank susan w
Fort Worth, Texas
Reviewed 28 July 2016

We loved the room and the windows that opened up directly to let the night breeze come in over the loch. Food was just so-so compared to the excellent fare we had elsewhere, and the shower was probably the worst shower either of us experienced in Scotland. Why is it that a country with so much water can't get the...

1Thank Lydia S
Barcelona, Spain
Reviewed 25 July 2016

As in Skye was almost everything full, this hotel which is just in front of the island was also too expensive for what it is. The room was big and with nice views but a bit worn out, it needs a bit of renovation or cheaper prices.

1Thank tizibcn
Marlborough Ssounds New Zealand
Reviewed 18 July 2016

Very hospitable friendly staff, clean well appointed rooms. Lovely view towards the water. Great value nice breakfast only complaint a young waitress had very noisy shoes spoils the tranquility. This Hotel is on the main road leading up to the bridge of the Isle if Skye about 10 minutes before.

1Thank duffyclyde

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  • Free Parking
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Babysitting
  • Breakfast Available
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Balmacara Hotel

Address: Balmacara Hotel | Balmacara, Balmacara IV40 8DH, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Scottish Highlands > Lochalsh > Balmacara
Price Range: ₹ 8,674 - ₹ 15,916 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Balmacara Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 29
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“It is a clean hotel that requires a do up and the customer service is not great.”
kristinam98, 28 Apr 2017 | Read review
“room number three has a good view.”
35geo, 25 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Pick one with a loch view and on the upper floor as the view is lovely.”
iainm521, 12 Sep 2016 | Read review
“the best rooms were in the annex attached - looking out on the water”
310susanw, 11 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Ask for room with sea views; check if shower pressure dips after a few mins esp during hours before b'fast and after dinner.”
BiscuitBubbles, 31 May 2016 | Read review
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