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Vancouver, Canada
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207 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 September 2016

Wonderfully restored Tower House where character has been maintained while adding all mod cons. Beautifully located with views over Loch Creran (best view ever from a toilet!). The "Great Hall" is cosy, atmospheric and inviting with a wonderful wood ceiling and floor and dark wood panelling with an enormous fireplace. All bedrooms are tastefully decorated and have beautiful updated bathroom... More 

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Ossining, New York
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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 September 2016

What a wonderful experience staying 2 nights at Barcaldine Castle! Between the turrets, spiral staircase, alleged ghosts, historical background, special touches, wonderful breakfasts and afternoon tea, Liz and Ronnie offer warm hospitality and grace. With many "historical" hotels renovating to modern leather and chrome interiors, the owner of Barcaldine has maintained the true historic furnishings with interesting antiques and décor.... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 235 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 August 2016

Pleased to report that we did not encounter any of the three ghosts well know in this fine and ancient castle. This is a special experience to stay in an intimate castle with quite a history. The castle is operated as a high-priced luxury bed and breakfast, which is well run by Ron and Lizzie and team. Nice rooms and... More 

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Melbourne Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

We only stayed one night but wished it was longer. Lovely comfortable bed, beautiful room in a very romantic castle- our hosts were lovely, and breakfast was yum. Bathroom very spacious and modern- our room was doc rated with beautiful furniture and ornaments- loved it. Highly recommend. We also had dinner around the corner at the Hawthorn restaurant, which was... More 

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Engelburg
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 August 2016

This is an awesome place. The castle is simply beautiful. We had a lovely stay in the spacious Caitness room with a turret and great views over the loch and the hills. The Great Hall and the parlour were just amazing. The afternoon tea and full scottish breakfast were best I've ever had! Absolutely worth every pennie and only can... More 

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Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for one night with my partner in Oct 2015. It would be remiss of me not to write a review for this place. When planning for our trip to the highlands, above all else I wanted to spend a night in a proper Scottish castle. Not an estate or a homestead, which are often advertised as 'castles', but... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 August 2016

The Caitness room was very spacious with a modern en suite. The enchanting view from the turret overlooked the loch and the rolling hills off in the distance. There was a comfortable sitting area as well as a common room for relaxing. We were delighted to have Ron show us the dungeon and to give us a full overview of... More 

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Scotland
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Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

This is an awesome place. The castle is simply beautiful. We had a lovely stay in the Barcaldine room. The bed is really comfy and the room is gorgeous. There are lots of lovely extras in the room. As a guest you have the run of the great hall and the parlour. Breakfast in the morning was first class.

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Barrow-in-Furness, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 5 August 2016

If you like castles, history, luxury and fabulous surroundings then this is the place to stay. The castle is immaculate, and has been beautifully & tastefully restored to a high standard. Liz & Ronnie are the perfect hosts, and very knowledgeable about the history of the castle to its present day. The breakfasts they serve are excellent, and we're looking... More 

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Oslo, Norway
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Reviewed 29 July 2016

Pros - Our room was lovely with a turret and great views (we had the Caithness room) - The Great Hall felt surprisingly majestic for what is a very cozy small castle, really nice room to have breakfast in - The breakfast was the best we had on our two week trip. We both ordered scrambled eggs and smoked salmon,... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Barcaldine Castle offers something truly beautiful. A Scottish Castle set on the shores of Loch Creran with breathtaking views of the snow-capped mountains of Glencoe in early Spring to the golden colours of Autumn - a memorable experience awaits you.The sumptuous interiors are carefully designed to encourage our guests to immerse themselves in the atmosphere of relaxation. Unobtrusive and calm, we aim to make your stay as memorable as possible. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Barcaldine Castle

Address: Benderloch | By Oban, Benderloch PA37 1SA, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Argyll and Bute > Benderloch
Price Range: €136 - €243 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Barcaldine Castle 4*
Number of rooms: 5
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“I am sure they are all fantastic.”
 of 5 bubbles MichaelS516, 17 Sep 2016 | Read review
“rooms on the top have better view and turrets”
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 of 5 bubbles MikeK971, 17 Aug 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are cosy & full of character some having a cute window in the turret. I'd like to stay in them all, the views are amazing.”
 of 5 bubbles 987melaniet, 21 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Any room we stayed in the Caithness but they all looked good”
 of 5 bubbles 816drew63, 6 Feb 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are of a high standard, I would recommend chatting to the owners online to work out which room is best for you.”
 of 5 bubbles 326patr, 20 Dec 2015 | Read review
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