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Balmacara Mains Guesthouse

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Free Wifi
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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 8 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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Reviewed 14 March 2013

Just spent 3 wonderful days at balmacara mains with my fiance. Balmaca Mains is in a fantastic setting with stunning views and the room was exceptinally comfortable. The stay was made even more enjoyable by the onsite manager Norman who was so endearing and turned...More

Thank Kenny M
Reviewed 14 March 2013

nice rooms, nice place but the breakfast descriptions on the website are full of lies. there has never been kedgeree on offer for breakfast any more than there has been golspie pinhead oatmeal. why put these things up if there was never any intention of...More

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Response from Lucy_Balmacara, Manager at Balmacara Mains GuesthouseResponded 19 March 2013

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. It is extremely important for us to receive feedback. I apologise for your disappointment with our breakfast menu and that it has been on your mind enough for you to post a review 9 months...More

Reviewed 6 March 2013

Myself and my fiance stayed at Balmacara Mains on 16th February. We had an amazing time and only wish we'd had enough time to stay longer. We stayed in room 3. We had private access into a sun lounge which was perfect for sitting taking...More

Thank Lorna1402
Reviewed 6 March 2013

If you are wanting to really get away from it and have a really quiet night near some great spots, this is a great choice. Less than 10 minutes either way to Eilan Donan castle, Plockton and the Isle of Skye it's a great base...More

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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Breakfast included
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Free Parking
Breakfast included
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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
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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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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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