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  • Excellent20%
  • Very good36%
  • Average24%
  • Poor10%
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“coach parties”(6 reviews)
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Buffet
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All reviewstour groupisle of skyecoach partiesno liftwould recommend this hotel to anyonebeds were comfortablekyle of lochalshenjoyed their mealsmenu cardgrilled salmonspar shop next doorlarge roombefore dinnerloved this hotelloch alsheilean donan castlebeautiful view of the loch
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Reviewed 17 June 2016 via mobile

My partner and I chose this hotel at the last minute but so glad we did, as although we only had a 1 night stay l, we found it to be very comfortable, reasonably priced in a convenient location with beautiful views! Friendly service, good...More

Thank MissClaire310
Reviewed 31 May 2016

Positives: Location was good, view from the room and the restaurant was amazing. Arrived late and just as the restaurant had closed for dinner. But staff went over the top to ensure that we had a delicious hot vegetarian meal; we were very grateful for...More

Thank BiscuitBubbles
Reviewed 22 May 2016

Excellent welcome on arrival and our room, facing the loch, was very comfortable and clean. Dinner was served in an elegant dining room and the food (duck salad and lamb medallion) was excellently cooked and delicious. Breakfast was plentiful and tasty. We only had 1...More

Thank michael c
Reviewed 2 May 2016

Clean, well run hotel with friendly staff. Good "Highland" breakfast with everything you might need. Great views of the loch and plenty of parking, free and efficient wi-fi. Only downside was the shower was a trickle and very hard to regulate heat. But would certainly...More

Thank jollygoodtime
Reviewed 20 April 2016

On the plus side, location right on the loch, friendly staff, and an excellent breakfast. The room was OK, but nothing special. The negatives: we arrived to check in at about 1:00 PM but found the hotel was closed between 12 and 3. The notice...More

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18 August 2017|
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Response from jer b | Reviewed this property |
Yes there are hair dyers. I don't remember a gym, but great trips up into the hills for great views! Ask the servers in the restaurant. The access is on the left side of hotel.
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Sandy R
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Response from Kristina M | Reviewed this property |
There was none in our rooms
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KCfromKCNY
27 June 2017|
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Response from Charcot | Reviewed this property |
I did. It was a fine hotel with very good food, clean and comfortable. Should not be judged by what Americans are used to at home. It's not a large new standardized chain.
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"Room on first floor with 'sea views' over the loch and Skye"
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"Just don't book!!"
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"Ask for a room facing the Loch. No Air conditioning."
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"The double rooms are much nicer than my single."
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