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The MacDonald Hotel & Cabins

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Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

Absolutely perfect from start to finish. We got married overlooking the Loch and it could not have been more beautiful. The attention to detail was second to none. Helen is extremely creative and this was evident with our little cones of popcorn and chocolate strawberries along with the fizz. Wedding breakfast with owner Mark as master of ceremonies went without...

Thank Ellejay39
Colchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

A hotel with a great view of the loch from the bar. Hotel room a little tired looking but lovely and warm with a great shower, plenty of hot water. Large room plenty of storage if you were staying longer than overnight, which is all we were doing. The mattress on the bed was lumpy though, so I didn't sleep...

Thank MrsMac100
Reviewed 4 October 2016

36 hours before my parents were supposed to stay at this hotel I cancelled their stay due to two deaths in our family. They reduced the fee from £180 to £90 so I phoned and asked them to wave the full fee as we now had to cover the costs of two funerals the woman (with absolutely no empathy or...

5Thank Cara R
Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

Stayed here as part of our WHW walk. Firstly the staff and owners seem really nice and bar staff go beyond what you would expect as normal service. For us what let the place down was the actual hotel room (can't comment on the cabins - they maybe much better) The room itself appeared clean to be fair but from...

Thank Zulujasp
Leeds, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 September 2016

Booked this as we were going to walk up Ben Nevis, booking .com(where we booked) said it was less than 10 miles from the Mountain, it turned out to be over 20 and a 40 minute drive, this was something I wasnt expecting after a grueling hike, anyhow, onto the actual hotel, its really aimed at hikers and climbers, facilities...

Thank Daz T
Rickmansworth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Well what more can you say about this lovely place.. It has the best view and best whiskies in the area. To sit on the terrace and look across the loch is truly idyllic. Great service from Helen, Mark Steve and Stuart, sorry for those behind the scenes who all made our short stay lovely For those that are doing...

1Thank MikeC855
Marbella, Spain
Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

Short walk or drive from Kinlochleven on the road to Fort William.Good meal and local ales from the local brewery called River Leven, lovely terrace with good views. Families with young children are welcome. Relaxing atmosphere.

Thank Roberto Q
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 September 2016

I camped here for two nights in the middle of September 2016. I have only good things to say about the site, facilities and people. Checking in for camping was efficient and very friendly. Camping: They limit the size of tents allowed, which makes the site work very well. The pitches sit in front of the small cabins that are...

1Thank Malcolm H
Antwerp, Belgium
Reviewed 16 September 2016

Stayed here on the last stop of the West Highland Way and it was by far my favourite. Stayed in a cabin together with a friend, so we had ample of space. There's a quite little "front porch" area to sit outside, which unfortunately we couldn't do because of the midges. The views are excellent however. The shower/toilet area isn't...

1Thank Nanette L
Liverpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 September 2016

My favourite stop-over on the West Highland Way in 2013 and 3 years later still coming out top. MacDonald Hotel and Cabins has it all: beautiful location, fantastic staff, sensible prices, good food - and a strategy to keep midges at bay that borders on the miraculous! We staid in the clean, comfortable and quiet camping huts and enjoyed both...

1Thank boatsafety

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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The MacDonald Hotel and Cabins in Kinlochleven is at the head of Loch Leven with breathtaking views. Ideally situated for those walking the West Highland Way, along with other walks in the area. Mark and I took the hotel over on 17th January 2014 and appreciate all of the reviews on Tripadvisor, but look forward to receiving our own. We have seen the feedback on Breakfast times and this will be addressed! Thanks and we look forward to welcoming you. Helen & Mark ... more   less 

Additional Information about The MacDonald Hotel & Cabins

Address: Fort William Road, Kinlochleven PH50 4QL, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Scottish Highlands > Lochaber > Kinlochleven
Price Range: $137 - $168 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The MacDonald Hotel & Cabins 3*
Number of rooms: 10
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“All the rooms are the same they all face the same way so doesn't really matter”
  • The view from outside the bar
 of 5 bubbles bge92012, 9 Nov 2016 | Read review
“All the rooms seem equivalent”
 of 5 bubbles teresat994, 10 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a Room facing the river for a quiet night off the road”
 of 5 bubbles LovesAWine, 10 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Personally would wild camp somewhere further along the Way”
 of 5 bubbles PatrickRAwesome, 3 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Book it early. This time of year everything fills up quick, especially this little gem!”
 of 5 bubbles 540raeganb, 9 Aug 2016 | Read review
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