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Hotel West Highland (Mallaig, United Kingdom)


Hotel West Highland (Mallaig, United Kingdom)

About Hotel West Highland

Perched overlooking the fishing port of Mallaig at the end of the scenic A830 Road to the Isles, the Hotel West Highland Hotel offers family-run accommodation with free parking just steps from the train station and ferry terminal. Traditionally-decorated rooms, mostly with sea views, boast en suite bathrooms, hairdryers, digital TVs and tea and coffee-making facilities. Spacious upgrade rooms add modernized bathrooms and luxury toiletries. A bridal room adds a hand-carved oak bed. There’s a dog-friendly policy plus free Wi-Fi, gardens and a conservatory serving afternoon tea. A full Scottish breakfast is provided each morning. The stylish restaurant specializes in local produce and seafood. The lounge-bar with fireplaces serves ales, whiskies and light meals. The Hotel West Highland Hotel is about 25 miles from Glenfinnan with its Bonnie Prince Charlie monument and viaduct featured in the Harry Potter films. Remote lochs and beautiful beaches of white sand are located nearby.

Top amenities

  • WiFi in lobby

  • Free WiFi

  • Pool

  • Spa

  • Parking

  • Pets

  • A/C

  • Restaurant

  • Hotel bar

  • Gym

Rating overview

  • Location
    Excellent  9.0 / 10
  • Rooms
    Fair  7.4 / 10
  • Service
    Very good  8.3 / 10

Positive Reviews


Handy village location near ferries and trains

From its perch on a hilltop in the centre of Mallaig, this hotel reportedly offered guests easy pedestrian access to dining options and village amenities plus the railway station and ferry terminal for services to Skye, Rum and Eigg and the remote Knoydart peninsula. The ample free parking was a bonus for motorists who could also explore the beautiful scenery of the Highlands around Lochaber.


Praise for warm welcome and good food

Plenty of diners liked their full Scottish breakfasts and also enjoyed the food at the restaurant and bar, which also offered various malt whiskies. Many reviewers said they encountered friendly and helpful personnel who were willing to share useful local knowledge at this family-run property.


Range of rooms offered sea views

Guests liked the way many rooms boasted fantastic views across to Skye and the Small Isles. There was a reportedly wide choice of accommodation including several modernized upgrade rooms, which attracted the most praise from visitors. Reviewers generally said the rooms were clean and comfortable.

Negative Reviews


Nuisance noise encountered

Noise from adjacent rooms and the sound of creaky floorboards proved to be nuisance for light sleepers at times.


Occasional criticism of some rooms

Parts of the property appeared as if they had seen better days, according to some critics. There were occasional reports of tired-looking furniture and decor plus bathrooms requiring minor repairs in some rooms. A few visitors also said they encountered patchy free Wi-Fi coverage in certain areas of the building.


Doubts over value for money

Sometimes, critics who paid premiums to stay during the busiest periods expressed doubts about whether this property offered good value for money.

All amenities

Property amenities
  1. Café
  2. Entrance hall/lobby
  3. Express check-in
  4. Parking
Room amenities
  1. Balcony (upon inquiry)
  2. Fireplace
  3. Shower
  4. Openable windows
  1. Accessible parking

Arrival / Departure

  1. Check in: 15:00
  2. Check out: 11:00


Davies Brae , PH41 4QZ , Mallaig , United Kingdom
Telephone: +44(1687)462210 | Fax: +44(1687)462130 | 

Frequently Asked Questions about Hotel West Highland

  • Is there a pool area at Hotel West Highland?

    No, Hotel West Highland doesn’t offer pool areas.

  • Are pets allowed at Hotel West Highland?

    Yes, Hotel West Highland has a pet policy that may vary based on the room type or availability. Please check with the hotel directly to learn about their pet policy.

  • Is parking available at Hotel West Highland?

    Yes, Hotel West Highland provides Parking, Accessible parking for guests.

  • What time is check-in and check-out at Hotel West Highland?

    Check-in at Hotel West Highland is available from: . Check-out time is by .

  • Where is Hotel West Highland located?

    Hotel West Highland is located in Davies Brae, PH41 4QZ, Mallaig, United Kingdom.

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