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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was looking for somewhere to stay during myself and wife's trip on the stunning Glasgow to Mallaig rail journey I think that I may have found the best accommodation in the West Highlands. You could not receive a more warm welcome. Heather the owner is really friendly and nothing is too much trouble. The place is spotless and the...

2Thank Kevin G
Blackburn, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A charming B&B in a good location over looking the harbour. You can be sure of a warm welcome from a lovely host Heather. My bedroom was warm and cosy so nicely fitted out with everything you need, it had a big en suite with shower too. There is a good choice at breakfast too you can even have kippers!...

2Thank katrina V
Whalley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What can we say literally 'home from home' !!! The owner Heather was a fantastic host and looked after our every need - nothing to much trouble. Our bedroom was first class and whilst it only had a side view it was delightfully furnished with great shower room and even a few lovely 'tots' of whisky which was a lovely...

2Thank 17djc
Reviewed 19 December 2016

Heather was so welcoming and helpful! Lovely comfy room with a fantastic view over the harbour: Highland-themed soft furnishings and a wee whisky added an extra-special touch. Breakfast was delicious and the perfect start to a day's travelling. The ideal place to stay at the end of the West Highland Line: only a 5 minute walk from Mallaig train station.

2Thank Gillian D
Reviewed 3 November 2016

All credit to Heather, it was a pleasure to stay and a great welcome to the western reaches of Scotland. From our anticipated arrival to the beautiful aspect over the bay, can't fault the hospitality we received in Mallaig !

1Thank Pol M
Reviewed 27 October 2016

We stayed one night in Mallaig before catching the ferry to Skye. This guest house was the perfect place. The rooms were clean and well provisioned and with a view of the harbor. The host, Heather, provided a "wee dram" in each room which we enjoyed after dinner in the guest lounge overlooking the harbor. The breakfast was very good...

1Thank mbs2
Falkirk, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Situated in a perfect spot overlooking the harbour we stayed here for 3 nights and found Heather to be incredibly accommodating. Room was spotless and bed very comfy. Breakfast was to order and cooked to perfection. I tried the kippers which are locally caught and smoked,and tasted delicious. All in all a superb weekend.

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Reviewed 18 October 2016

I had a lovely stay earlier this year. I was best man at my mates wedding close by and Heather was extremely welcoming and made my Mallaig experience a great one. I was a "little" late down for breakfast the morning after the wedding but heather was very accommodating and even invited my friends who were waiting outside for me...

Thank John M
Joshua Tree, California
Reviewed 13 October 2016

Arrived late in the evening from long drive. Met by Heather the very sweet owner. we had nice room overlooking a great view of the harbor. Heather is the recently new owner about two years now. she is making very good sides in changing the energy and the look of the moorings. we had good bed and plenty of hot...

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Manyana, Australia
Reviewed 7 October 2016

We were greeted warmly by Heather and shown to a spacious room overlooking the harbour. I particularly liked her soft furnishings featuring a highland cattle theme. All was modern and very clean.We were invited to use the conservatory sitting room which also looked out to the stunning harbour and opposite shore at Mallaig . The breakfast room was bright and...

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  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Moorings Guest House is now under new ownership , as of Christmas 2014 Heather and Donald welcome you. Heather formerly owned "Ashdale" also on trip advisor , a smaller establishment in the same village . You may like to check out her reviews pre 2015. Free WIFI in all rooms, All rooms are En-suite with Hospitality tray and TV, There is a Guest Lounge with harbour views , and an outdoor seating area. The Moorings is a 1 min walk from the bus stop to and from Fort William . A 2 min walk from the Railway Station to and from Glasgow, also 2 mins from both The Knoydart Ferries , and a 3 min walk to the CalMac Ferry Terminal taking you to The Isle Of Skye and The Small Isles of Eigg, Rum, Muck and Canna. And just a few steps away from the Marina where you can go on Wildlife cruises. Just a few minutes walk to several great restaurants ,cafe's and pubs. If you have any special requests Birthdays, Anniversaries etc please contact Heather and she will try and help if she can. ... more   less 

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Address: The Moorings East Bay, Mallaig PH41 4QF, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Scottish Highlands > Lochaber > Mallaig
Number of rooms: 6
Also Known As:
The Moorings Hotel Mallaig
The Moorings Mallaig, Scotland
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“A front bedroom if you want a view of the harbour”
 of 5 bubbles katrina09, 27 Jan 2017 | Read review
“The front room for views”
 of 5 bubbles countrygirl8050, 6 Oct 2016 | Read review
“harbour view if you can get one”
 of 5 bubbles cubankid1, 31 May 2016 | Read review
“Rooms overlooking the harbour”
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 of 5 bubbles 477ralphk, 24 May 2016 | Read review
“great view of the harbour”
 of 5 bubbles unatbryce, 22 May 2016 | Read review
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