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Balmacara Mains Guesthouse

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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Rooms
Wheelchair Access
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All reviewsisle of skyebeautiful locationb bloch alshguest housefrench toastbreakfast roomamazing viewskyle of lochalshbreakfast was deliciousa ground floor roomroom was largecooked optionspersonal touchstayed here for one nightshort driveporridge
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Stayed here on 11th Feb 2018. Lovely drive from Glencoe, passing through Glenshiel which was beautiful. There was snow on the ground and it snowed during our journey to Balmacara but all roads were clear. This B & B is down a short one track...More

Thank ClaireHerb12
Reviewed 16 January 2018

We arrived late at Balmarca Mains, and called ahead to let the proprietor know that we were indeed still coming. He gave us very clear directions to the property and was there to welcome us. The room was large and provided enough outlets to charge...More

Thank Mrs_Kenobi
Reviewed 29 October 2017

We stayed here before carrying on to Skye the next day. The room was very cosy, the staff were welcoming and breakfast was delicious! There is also a fantastic view of the Loch. Would definitely stay there again.

Thank JazzBen
Reviewed 9 October 2017

We went in this beautyfull guest house in august and we loved it. The room was tidy and cahrming, and the breakfast was WOW, very good and plentiful (try their smoked salmon with eggs!). The staff kind. I really recommend it. Un posto così carino...More

Thank lostiledicoquette
Reviewed 18 September 2017

We stayed here for one night in Room 8. Executive room with loch View. We were not left disappointed. We were late arriving due to ferry issues but the hostess was really lovely and welcoming and went above and beyond to help us. I would...More

Thank Jamie Y
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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Breakfast included
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Price range
US$166 - US$166 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Details
Price range
US$166 - US$166 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
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wmwhite
31 August 2016|
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Response from CarolynCBilly | Reviewed this property |
you should email or telephone the guest house
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mazzy20
12 September 2015|
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Response from Aileen_Balmacara | Property representative |
Room 7 is at the rear of the property and is the only room we have that has a woodland rather than a sea view. It is a lovely large room with a super king sized bed and large en suite bathroom with bath and shower. You can... More
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familyadventurer13
24 February 2015|
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Response from Aileen_Balmacara | Property representative |
Thank you for your lovely comments Cridhe65. We can collect guests from the train station. There are tours of the Isle of Skye that leave from Kyle of Lochalsh in the summer months and there are also bus services locally... More
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"Room 8 is a gem."
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"Room 2 - ground level and Room 6 - elevated view of loch, more spacious and a massive comfy bed. We would..."
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"From what I saw, Rooms 2 and 3 were on the front and at ground level. The others were accessed via stairs at..."
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"Our room accessed from an external stairs and door. Good view across the Loch. For dinner, go to nearby..."
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