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Balmacara Hotel

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Balmacara Hotel Balmacara, Balmacara IV40 8DH Scotland See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Buffet
Beachfront
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
3 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We were meant to be staying in Portree for two nights but due to a power cut on Skye we were sent here for one night, should've stayed for the two. We had room 5 overlooking the water. The place has character. I liked the...More

Thank Tim K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

stayed on the 6/11 for 1 night, very friendly staff and a great bar, didn't eat there as I had food on the way up but food being served locked good, my room was good and big bathroom. my only gripe was the small tv....More

Thank Tony B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Checked in at around 1600....good room with a great view. Took a quick walk along frontage of hotel and Lock Alsh....beautiful crisp evening. Back to room and readied for dinner which is taken by leaving the hotel, walking round the side and re-entering the bar/restaurant????...More

Thank AntneH
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

King sea view – well, it is ground floor and the view is good except the car park is directly in front of the rooms and a large van parked right in front of our window – view gone. The terrace is no more –...More

1  Thank Whatbob
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Everything you want at a hotel modernised downstairs . Rooms nice and also clean. A good choice at breakfast. I didn't use the restaurant so cannot comment on it. My only fault with the place is that the corridor door outside room 1 which I...More

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Description
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 More 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. Less
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Beachfront
Breakfast Available
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Breakfast included
Pool
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Kitchenette
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Kitchenette
Number of rooms
29
Price range
US$55 - US$226 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
United Kingdom > Scotland > Scottish Highlands > Lochalsh > Balmacara
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Kitchenette
Number of rooms
29
Price range
US$55 - US$226 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
United Kingdom > Scotland > Scottish Highlands > Lochalsh > Balmacara
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Questions & Answers
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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 Tips
"Choose one with views over to Skye"
AntneH
2 weeks ago
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"Avoid ground floor. Don't know if upper floor is better, but too much noise on the ground."
JeffreyC801
4 weeks ago
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"ask for a refurbished room"
LSM04090
4 Oct 2018
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"Not many good reviews from party."
JohnA94
21 Jul 2018
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