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Oslo, Norway
1 review
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a lovely stay in Kinlochleven. The staff were really nice, food tasted great and the atmosphere was friendly and relaxed. There are plenty of beautiful sights to see during the day, and in the evening you can enjoy a lovely meal and some drinks while chatting with fellow guests in the bar. Having food allergies, I was very... More 

Thank yvonnemoe
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed here with my dog, he was made as welcome as I was which was good, I had went to go explore the Great Glen, Glen Coe and the Nevis range, for my purpose it was great 20 mins from fort William, I'm a keen photographer so the scenery was spot on, the view from the seating area outside... More 

Thank bge92012
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265 reviews
71 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for the night while walking the West Highland Way. Rooms are a bit dated (and rather purple) but comfortable. We chose to stay here as having been here previously found the food to be excellent and this was still the case. We enjoyed the meal we chose to eat in the bar very much, and breakfast (cooked to... More 

Thank AbClare
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

I stayed one night in one of the cabins of the hotel. There was an oven inside so it was cosy and warm. The staff was excellent and very helpful. The facilities were alright and the atmosphere in the Bothy Bar was perfect. Would stay again.

Thank Martina1888
Arlington, United States
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52 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

I liked this hotel but it wasn't one of the best I stayed at along the West Highland Way. The staff was very friendly. The room I was in, however, was down a hall shared with the kitchen so there was a lot of noise and absolutely no view. The bed was ok but the shower was great. The onsite... More 

Thank Maeve W
Helen T, Owner at The MacDonald Hotel & Cabins, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to feed back about our hotel on Trip Advisor and your kind words about our team, food and view. The room you stayed in was our budget single room, which as you say is by the kitchen and has no view. However, it is priced accordingly. More 

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3 reviews
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Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

My family went here for a meal on Sunday. It was very welcoming, service was really good and meal was really really nice. We had our dog and he was allowed in. Will go back again next time we are on holiday..

Thank Norma G
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

I visited the MacDonald hotel this weekend with my boyfriend for a two night stay in the highlands. The views we woke up to every morning were outstanding and this was only complimented by the service, food and comfortable rooms. The atmosphere in the bar at night is lively, with a pool table and dart board along with happy and... More 

Thank Erin C
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6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

This place is in serious need of renovation, it was like living in the seventies, with 2016 prices. Room was VERY basic and breakfast? Well the half breakfast wasn't too bad I suppose Disappointed 😞😞😞

Thank KillieBigd
Bellingham, Washington, United States
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134 reviews
40 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 October 2016

This was our last stop on the West Highland Way before reaching Fort Williams. The rooms are an odd lavender color but large and they do have bathtubs which were hard to come by in our travels. My window screen was broken but posed no problems. It definitely was the end of the season for tourists and this place might... More 

Thank Teresa T
Country Vic
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140 reviews
62 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 October 2016

I stayed here on the recent West Highland Way walk - with my 2 sons. They shared a twin room and I had a single room. The rooms were pleasant without being great. Beds were comfortable and the bathroom fantastic - I had such a good bath after days hiking. My room smelt a little - not sure on the... More 

Thank LovesAWine

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  • Free Parking
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The MacDonald Hotel and Cabins in Kinlochleven is at the head of Loch Leven with breathtaking views. Ideally situated for those walking the West Highland Way, along with other walks in the area. Mark and I took the hotel over on 17th January 2014 and appreciate all of the reviews on Tripadvisor, but look forward to receiving our own. We have seen the feedback on Breakfast times and this will be addressed! Thanks and we look forward to welcoming you. Helen & Mark ... more   less 

Additional Information about The MacDonald Hotel & Cabins

Address: Fort William Road, Kinlochleven PH50 4QL, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Scottish Highlands > Lochaber > Kinlochleven
Price Range: ₹ 6,630 - ₹ 8,008 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The MacDonald Hotel & Cabins 3*
Number of rooms: 10
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“All the rooms are the same they all face the same way so doesn't really matter”
  • The view from outside the bar
 of 5 bubbles bge92012, 9 Nov 2016 | Read review
“All the rooms seem equivalent”
 of 5 bubbles teresat994, 10 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a Room facing the river for a quiet night off the road”
 of 5 bubbles LovesAWine, 10 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Personally would wild camp somewhere further along the Way”
 of 5 bubbles PatrickRAwesome, 3 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Book it early. This time of year everything fills up quick, especially this little gem!”
 of 5 bubbles 540raeganb, 9 Aug 2016 | Read review
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