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Individually decorated, individually furnished, desk, free WiFi
Individually decorated, individually furnished, desk, free WiFi
Individually decorated, individually furnished, desk, free WiFi

Overview of Balmacara Hotel

Balmacara Hotel

3 out of 5

3.9/5 Good

Guests rated this property 4.4/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast available
  • Bar
  • Housekeeping

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Social distancing
Balmacara, Kyle, Scotland, IV40 8DH

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationEilean Donan Castle6 min drive
  • Popular LocationPlockton Harbour7 min drive
  • Popular LocationCaisteal Maol9 min drive

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About this area


Located in Kyle, Balmacara Hotel is in the mountains and by the sea. Eilean Donan Castle and Loch Carron are local landmarks, and the area's natural beauty can be seen at Glen Shiel and Five Sisters of Kintail.

What's nearby

  • Eilean Donan Castle - 6 min drive
  • Skye Bridge - 6 min drive
  • Plockton Harbour - 7 min drive
  • Caisteal Maol - 9 min drive
  • Loch Carron - 10 min drive

Getting around

  • Kyle Of Lochalsh Station - 5 min drive


  • The Islander - 5 min drive
  • Caol Cafe - 5 min drive
  • Hectors Bothy - 5 min drive
  • Buth Bheag - 5 min drive
  • Fisherman's Kitchen - 5 min drive

About this property

Balmacara Hotel

Beach hotel with restaurant and bar/lounge
Along with a restaurant, this smoke-free hotel has a bar/lounge and tour/ticket assistance. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. All rooms are individually decorated and offer free WiFi and hairdryers. For a bit of entertainment, guests will find flat-screen TVs with satellite channels, and other amenities include coffee makers and electric kettles.
Balmacara Hotel offers 28 forms of accommodation with coffee/tea makers and a hairdryer. This individually decorated and furnished accommodation includes desks. Flat-screen televisions come with satellite channels.

Bathrooms include baths or showers and complimentary toiletries. Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property

Social distancing

Social distancing measures in place
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities


  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • Free self-parking on site

Food and drink

  • Continental breakfast available for a fee daily 7:30 AM–9:00 AM: GBP 15 for adults and GBP 15 for children
  • 1 restaurant
  • 1 bar/lounge


  • No lifts

Guest services

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Luggage storage
  • Tour/ticket assistance

Languages spoken

  • English
  • German
  • Italian
  • Polish
  • Spanish


  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities


  • Bathtub or shower
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer


  • Flat-screen TV
  • Satellite channels

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Electric kettle


  • Desk
  • Individually decorated
  • Individually furnished

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Check-in from 3 PM - midnight
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before 11 AM

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 8 AM - midnight
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Renovations and closures

The property is closed between 25 November and 1 February.

Access methods

Staffed front desk


Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are available for GBP 40.0 per stay.
Cots (infant beds) are not available

Payment types

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Fee for continental breakfast: GBP 15 for adults and GBP 15 for children (approximately)
  • Rollaway bed fee: GBP 40.0 per stay

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts Visa and Mastercard; cash is not accepted

Property is also known as

Balmacara Hotel
Balmacara Hotel Kyle
Balmacara Kyle
Hotel Balmacara
Balmacara Hotel Isle Of Skye
Balmacara Isle Of Skye
Balmacara Hotel KYLE OF LOCHALSH
Balmacara Hotel Kyle
Balmacara Hotel Hotel
Balmacara Hotel Hotel Kyle

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Overall score and ratings



Rating 5 - Excellent. 12 out of 30 reviews
5 - Excellent 40%
Rating 4 - Good. 10 out of 30 reviews
4 - Good 33%
Rating 3 - Okay. 3 out of 30 reviews
3 - Okay 10%
Rating 2 - Poor. 2 out of 30 reviews
2 - Poor 7%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 3 out of 30 reviews
1 - Terrible 10%




Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities

4/5 Good

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Swedish style decor, nice and clean. Lots of space in the room for 2 suitcases and excellent WIFI. Shower was great. TV was internet only, which seemed a little odd, but allowed use of all the streaming services. Android TV does not allow you to watch Ch 5 live so we had to watch "Neighbours" on our iPad! There was a bright green nightlight on all the time in there room, impossible to turn off so if you need a room to be dark this might not be the place for you.We ate dinner once and breakfast every day and both were very good.
Stayed 2 nights in Sep 2021

4/5 Good

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Loved the comfort and the view TV would not receive any regular stations
Stayed 1 night in Sep 2021

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Fully renovated hotel! Chic and modern with a Scottish flair. Great food and service.
Stayed 2 nights in Sep 2021

1/5 Terrible

Travelled with partner, Travelled with group
Liked: Cleanliness
Disliked: Staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
NOISY AND BROKEN FACILITIES. NO HOT WATER AND NO HELP FROM THE HOTEL. We had a very disturbed night's sleep because there was no hot water and there was insufficient sound proofing - our room was right outside the noisy HVAC machinery and we could hear a lot of people passing by the door. I appreciate there are perhaps factors outside the hotel control, but maybe investing in better sound proofing or having a separate category with appropriate description for the noisy rooms. It's also quite surprising there was no on call maintenance as there was still no hot water in the morning. I have reported issues to the desk maybe 20 min after check in and again in the morning, but received no help or response from the management. I have a feeling the hotel doesn't care about repeat business.
Stayed 1 night in Aug 2021

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Beautiful modern hotel in amazing location. Room and bathroom were gorgeous, staff friendly and welcoming. We had a recently decorated sea view room, we will definitely be back. Breakfast was delicious too
Stayed 2 nights in Sep 2021