We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

McDonald Arms Hotel

Show Prices
Enter dates for lowest prices
powered by PriceFinder
Check In Check Out
1 room 2 adults 0 children
We check 200+ sites to find the latest and lowest prices.
Professional photos
McDonald Arms Hotel
View Map
{"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"moduleList":["handlers"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"}},"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null}
Add Photo Write a Review

62 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
There are newer reviews for McDonald Arms Hotel
See the most recent reviews
Showing 60: English reviews
Evanton, Scotland, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 September 2016

Were made to feel welcome straight away in booking in. Room was nice with a bath as I had requested with loads of hot water. Went to bar for few drinks everyone in bar very chatty and friendly. Booked dinner was very nice nothing to say apart from well worth going for food alone. Nothing to fault and will be...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Helen M
Falls Church, Virginia
Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

We have returned here for 3 years now. We make it our stop on our driving holiday. It always feels like coming home. This time there was a huge coach group for dinner, but they worked beautifully to accommodate us, without us feeling crowded. Wonderful, warm hotel. Thank you again for the fun!

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Patricia B
Ravenstone, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

A great menu to cover most tastes . Recommend the haggis as a starter or as part of the "highland" steak. The house wines are excellent and reasonable. Open fires great winter visitors but the hosts give a warmer welcome all year round. Great friendly service.

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Danielsollars
Sussex
Reviewed 16 June 2016

The rooms attached to the pub are of varying ages, some quite modern others less so but closer to the bar and restaurant. My double room which I had as a single would have been very cramped for 2 people but the twin next door was larger. The Scottish breakfast was standard and the menu for dinner would satisfy most....

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Weald
Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 May 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for a weekend break and found the place very clean and comfortable. the owners were very welcoming. The food was great and the room was spotless. Prices were excellent. Very enjoyable stay.

 Report
Helpful?
Thank kirstyf24
Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 22 May 2016

Lovely place to rest your head. Very welcoming, friendly, good food and clean place to lay your head at night. Had a lovely week's stay and was made to feel like one of the family. Great stay and would go back again.

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Sanu67
Reviewed 16 May 2016 via mobile

Just back from our short break at the MacDonald Arms.Had a lovey time,hotel very welcoming. Rooms comfortable and clean ,good hot shower .Owners Kirsten+Euan could not be faulted on there hospitality,the meals were Always hot and very tasty,we ate there every day .The bar was very friendly , would highly recommend This hotel and will be returning thanks again Lorna...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Landale10
Morpeth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 May 2016

We had an evening meal here, on a Monday night in May 2016. We had beef stroganoff and macaroni, both were delicious and tasty. The dining area was lovely and clean and well maintained. The hosts were so friendly and it made for a great night out.

 Report
Helpful?
Thank SueMahoney
Falkirk, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 April 2016

Had a marvellous stay at this hotel,great food,drink and accommodation,also the staff were excellent,if you want to go to Perth racecourse,i would recommend this hotel Also,if your anywhere in Perth,this is the place for youn,thank you.

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank richardduff77
Cumbernauld, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 October 2015

What a fabulous wee hotel. family run, with a lot of personal touches unlike the chain hotels. rooms are very clean, comfy and cosy, additional extras at no cost are the toiletries and face towels. shower was hot with the addition of toiletries owners Euan and Kirsten are very friendly and accomodating...they certainly make you feel at home. food is...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Mary M

22 photos of this hotel

Traveller photos: See what travellers like you saw

Viewed
All Traveller Photos (22)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (18)
Viewed
Room/Suite (1)
Viewed
Other (3)
Check In Check Out
Hotels you might also like...
Travellers also viewed these Perth hotels
7.5 km away
Premier Inn Perth City Centre Hotel
7.8 km away
Holiday Inn Express Perth
7.7 km away
Salutation Hotel
Salutation Hotel
#4 of 18 in Perth
1,005 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
8.0 km away
New County Hotel
New County Hotel
#13 of 18 in Perth
731 reviews
7.4 km away
Royal George Hotel
Royal George Hotel
#5 of 18 in Perth
617 reviews
8.2 km away
BEST WESTERN Queens Hotel
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices

Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Situated in the village of Balbeggie (6 miles from Perth city centre), The MacDonald Arms Hotel was purchased in 2007 and is run by current owners Euan & Kirsten Smith. Great food is served all day everyday from 12.00 noon, high teas & snacks also available. There are 8 en-suite bedrooms, all with freeview TV. Free WiFi is available throughout public areas. With open fires, a very warm welcome awaits you at the MacDonald Arms. ... more   less 

Additional Information about McDonald Arms Hotel

Address: Main Street | Balbeggie, Perth PH2 6EU, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Perth and Kinross > Perth
Price Range: RM314 - RM331 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — McDonald Arms Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 8
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com, Priceline and LateRooms so you can book your McDonald Arms Hotel reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
McDonald Arms Hotel Perth, Scotland
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from McDonald Arms Hotel staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travellers prefer

“Most rooms are at the back of the hotel which is less noisy but also on a minor road”
Weald, 16 Jun 2016 | Read review
“We were in room 7.”
marymY1230TX, 10 Oct 2015 | Read review
“Room 7 is lovely”
Valerie016, 12 Sep 2015 | Read review
“All the rooms look the same”
ohdearmeWestmidlands, 3 Oct 2014 | Read review
“All rooms we had (3) were good.”
AnnaAshe, 12 Apr 2012 | Read review
5 of 5