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Balmacara Mains Guesthouse

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Norfolk England
Reviewed 24 August 2012

Very comfortable B & B positioned right on the water's edge overlooking the sea loch. Well appointed rooms with quality beds, and a delicious breakfast the next morning. Thoroughly recommended, but book early as it will be full during the high season.

Thank NG54
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 August 2012

Had a thoroughly enjoyable stay at the Balmacara Mains Guesthouse near Kyle of Lochalsh. Rooms were very nicely decorated, clean & modern. The guesthouse itself has the most fantastic view over the loch - completely idyllic. Staff were warm & friendly and the breakfast were yummy! Location is great, very handy for Skye, Plockton and the like. All in all,...

Thank ljmbarrett
Reviewed 15 August 2012

We spent a lovely couple of days here while looking round Kyle and Skye. Room was lovely and Breakfast great with large selection. Our room looked out onto the Loch and we could sit out in the garden overlooking the Loch, such beautiful scenery. Staff were helpful. Private entrance to rooms was nice in many ways.Would recommend.

Thank Holidaymaker38
Eindhoven, The Netherlands
Reviewed 15 August 2012

We stayed here for only one night on our trip through the highlands. The next day we felt sorry to leave and wished we could book another night! The room was big enough and very clean, the bathroom was also very clean. The big bed slept very comfortable and at night you hear no sounds at all! It is a...

Thank Linda V
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 August 2012

Beautiful Location and charming guest house.Four of us travelled from Glasgow to meet family from Canada . The owner Norman and all of the staff made our stay extremely enjoyable. The room we had was beautiful,spotless and clean towels everyday. Breakfast was a feast and always piping hot.Everyone was so friendly which made our holiday . Hope to see you...

Thank Helen W
Bremen, Indiana
Reviewed 4 August 2012

Balmacara Mains is a guest house not a B&B. The rooms are nice and all have doors opening to the exterior (like a motel or motor lodge). The website says laundry services are available so I assumed a washer & dryer for our use as needed. They actually take your dirty laundry and wash, dry & fold it for you...

Thank Sheila K
Leven, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 July 2012

Beautiful location on the shores of Loch Alsh. Very friendly staff. It turned out that one of the family members who was staying there knew my cousin - he had recognised the name in the guestbook. Room was well-appointed with a wonderful view over the loch.

Thank Scott1949
Sion, Switzerland
Reviewed 27 July 2012

The location of Balamacara Mains GH is nice, just over the Loch. The rooms are quite large. We had two big rooms in the main building. We didn't find the real b&b ambiance, it is more a small hotel. The breakfast was good, but didn't reach the quality or personalization we found elsewhere.

1Thank eliotim
Sussex, England
Reviewed 23 July 2012

I booked a room at the Mains for myself and my bridesmaids before our wedding in Eilean Donan which is just a short hop away. Lucy (the manager) and staff team were fantastic- from my first tentative enquiry to the stay itself, I found everyone to be so friendly and helpful - a real taste of Highland hospitality. The room...

1Thank skusan
Alva, Scotland, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 July 2012

We stayed here on our way to Harris,lovely rooms and the most comfortable beds! Breakfast room has wonderful views matched by the breakfast which included McLeod of Stornoway Black Pudding! Stay here on your way to Skye and the Hebrides you won't be disappointed.

1Thank Trina H

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  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Waterfront contemporary boutique B&B Guesthouse on the shores of Loch Alsh with great views to Skye. Great base for touring the Isle of Skye, and the Lochalsh peninsula. All rooms high quality, en suite, and with own private entrance. Near Plockton and Eilean Donan Castle also. ... more   less 

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Address: Balmacara Mains Book Direct with us for the best rate | By Kyle of Lochalsh, Balmacara IV40 8DN, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Scottish Highlands > Lochalsh > Balmacara
Price Range: $119 - $207 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
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“Room 6 has a nice big window to see the loch from bed”
TraceyNewton, 9 Oct 2016 | Read review
“All rooms seem equally amazing”
Elec_rep, 30 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a loch view room”
scotlandfan, 25 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Upstairs rooms were bigger.”
JulieGHB, 19 Jul 2016 | Read review
“stairs to upper rooms can be a bit of a challenge if having to lug luggage without help.”
UK2LA2014, 8 Jun 2016 | Read review
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