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Chester
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Had a wonderful time in Fort William with Shearings holidays. The staff at the hotel were all very jolly and extremely polite. The food in the hotel was excellent and plenty of it. Quite a walk from the town, but taxi cheaper than the bus for 3. Would visit again.

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Kelty, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Enjoyed 3 night break over New Year's festivities in 3rd floor room overlooking Loch Linnie. Package was excellent value with wine,fruit and chocs welcome pack. Hotel is about 2 miles out of Fort William but flat easy walking with local bus service on main road. Entertainment provided each night but disappointed there was no piper available to greet the bells....

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Thank Joseph C
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Our first holiday with Shearings. Everything was well organised from the moment we arrived at the hotel. Cases delivered to room. Rooms clean, warm and cosy. Food was good especially the Chef's specials. Staff were very pleasant and helpful. I am blind and the staff went the extra mile to provide that extra bit of help where needed.

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lancs
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Shearings Caledonia hotel fort William 5day break, excellent food and service at the hotel good value for money. Lots of snow. Clean rooms some need upgrade but cleanliness was upmost. Entertainment was good and varied.

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Thank Mgill2013
Coventry, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Just came back from a delightful Shearings holiday, all of the staff were really friendly and helpful, my single room was clean and really warm, the food was excellent, delicious haggis on Thurs evening. Dominic our driver was really informative, we learnt so much on the excursions. The entertainment was very good, especially on Wed evening, not laughed so much...

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Thank Sandra C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Check in The check in was quick and efficient. There was little fuss and you were quickly seen, cases are unloaded for you and if you want to wait, they are taken to your room and left outside your door. Rooms The rooms are comfortable and functional. We chose an upgrade which gave you a Loch view, a double bed...

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gm_cal, General Manager at Bay Caledonian Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to post your review of your recent stay with us at the Caledonian and we are pleased to see you would return and visit us again. Thank you once again..

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

i couldnt find a fault with this hotel i thoughly enjoyed my stay there so much im going back in two weeks time this time im taking my son with me and he is very particular about where he will stay the hotel is spotlessly clean and the food is excelent

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gm_cal, General Manager at Bay Caledonian Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for posting your review, we are so pleased you enjoyed everything so much and we look forward to welcoming you and your son back to the Caledonian.

Ayr, Scotland, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just returned from a wonderful Christmas Break. staff couldn't do enough to make our Christmas a great one. Food wouldn't have been out of place in a five star hotel.Tea and coffee mints, shortbread chocolates nuts all freely available. Wine fruit chocs. and a gift in our room on arrival. quizzes bingo entertainment, what more is there oh and a...

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gm_cal, General Manager at Bay Caledonian Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for posting your review. We are very pleased you enjoyed your stay with us at the Caledonian. Have a lovely 2017.

Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very small bedroom with queen size bed and big window with dust around , very small TV like 80s generation. There is iron and iron board, hair dryer, tea and coffee and kettle provided. Water shower is weak, Bathtub is old and dirty, air ventilation is very bad! Only free WiFi at lobby. during Saturday there's singing performance. Breakfast is...

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Thank ABVisor
Cumbria, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 December 2016

Travelled with shearings on 5 day break,excellent value for money,hotel very nice ,warm & comfortable,food. Very good plenty of choice ,entertainment OK some nights better than others,staff very helpful,certain parts of hotel needs some attention ,but not too bad,would return.

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gm_cal, General Manager at Bay Caledonian Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to post your review. Thank you also for the kind comments on our staff. We look forward to a return visit.

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Situated directly opposite Loch Linnhe, you can admire the fantastic views of the beautiful surrounding wooded hills and mountains from this hotel. Along with the dining room and pleasant lounge area, all front facing rooms offer super views of the breathtaking Loch Linnhe. The comfortable lounge and ballroom host entertainment most nights, often with a distinct Scottish flavour which is perfect for unwinding after a day’s sightseeing or exploring. A number of rooms have been recently refurbished to increase the capacity at this popular hotel and there is a convenient lift that serves all floors. At nine miles long and over a mile wide and with Ben Nevis towering above, Loch Linnhe is one of Scotland’s natural treasures. The hotel is also just two miles south of the town centre of Fort William, known as the outdoor capital of Britain, and here you can explore the many small and interesting shops and museums. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bay Caledonian Hotel

Address: Achintore Road, Fort William PH33 6RW, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Scottish Highlands > Lochaber > Fort William
Price Range: $118 - $219 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Bay Caledonian Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 82
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Also Known As:
Caledonian Fort William
Caledonian Hotel Fort William
Fort William Caledonian Hotel
Bay Caledonian Hotel Fort William, Scotland
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“Ask for a loch view”
 of 5 bubbles elaineh100, 18 Jan 2017 | Read review
“All rooms are currently being renovated but loch view is preferable.”
 of 5 bubbles JosephC383, 18 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Ask for room overlooking loch linnhe”
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 of 5 bubbles Mgill2013, 16 Jan 2017 | Read review
“even numbered rooms face the loch”
 of 5 bubbles jeanmT6303NX, 30 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Choose a room Away from lift on upper floors.”
 of 5 bubbles deeprest_13, 29 Dec 2016 | Read review
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