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Balmacara Mains Guesthouse

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  • Excellent71%
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  • Average7%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Rooms
Wheelchair Access
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All reviewsisle of skyebeautiful locationguest houseloch alshfrench toastbreakfast was deliciousbreakfast roomamazing viewskyle of lochalshroom was largepersonal touchstayed here for one nightporridgeshort drivesmoked salmonfantastic staythe ground floor
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Reviewed 30 May 2013

Stayed just the one night as we were on a cycling tour of the Highlands and Syke. Great place to stay with good rooms, amazing views and the best breakfast of our tour. Will definitely return, just to have the breakfast again (and again) Check...More

Thank HowardB49
Reviewed 21 May 2013

We wanted to explore Skye for th first time and chose Balmacara Mains as most of the top rated B&Bs on Skye were already booked. A good decision as booking somewhere on Skye would have added between 1/2hr and 1 hr to what was already...More

Thank Brian S
Reviewed 13 May 2013

We spent one night in Balmacara Mains in May. Accommodation options with good reviews were a bit sparse so I was happy when we found this place. We got the last room-room 7 the luxury double. The guesthouse has a lovely setting looking out over...More

Thank Charliestar25
Reviewed 12 May 2013

The Guesthouse is situated on the shore of Loch Alsh in a beautiful, peaceful and quiet location. The room was adequate with a comfortable bed but why only one chair? There were two Velux widows that when standing provided a view of the loch. No...More

Thank Highland-Mike
Reviewed 9 May 2013

Stayed here in Easter break Apr 2013. Spotless room, crisp white linen, excellent bathroom. The view from the room was fantastic over the loch. As it was located just down a wee road, away from the hustle and bustle, it was such a quiet and...More

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Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Breakfast included
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Price range
US$92 - US$161 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Details
Price range
US$92 - US$161 (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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