The Strontian Hotel is a small family run hotel on the shores of Loch Sunart in the village of Strontian. Offering a luxurious bed and breakfast experience in 6 ensuite rooms with a cosy bar serving whiskies and local dishes. Well placed for exploring The Ardnamurchan Peninsula with walks from the door in the woodlands around Strontian. As well as otters on Loch Sunart you may be lucky enough to spot the elusive American Black Duck which has been seen in the vicinity in recent years.
A selection of Hotels, Guest Houses and Bed & Breakfast establishments from around Lochaber and beyond including Fort William, Ardnamurchan, The Road To The Isles, Glencoe, The Great Glen, Isle of Skye, Isle of Mull and North Argyll
Mingary Castle, former stronghold of the MacIans of Ardnamurchan, has been recently restored and is a now a luxurious hotel. It has four unique suites sleeping a total of 10 and offers castle guests a 10 course tasting menu in the grand dining room. Well placed to explore The Ardnamurchan Peninsula and also for the ferry from Kilchoan to Tobermory on The Isle of Mull.
The Spean Bridge Hotel is home to The Commando Exhibition as well as being well placed to visit The Commando Memorial. The hotel is in the centre of Spean Bridge and offers some 26 rooms ranging from single, double, triple and family rooms as well have having some chalets to the rear. There are several walks nearby, including the High Bridge walk, Killiechonate woodlands and the Wee Minister.
The Imperial Hotel in the centre of Fort William offers some splendid views of Loch Linnhe and surrounding hills. This Best Western hotel has 35 well appointed rooms, each with their own character and charm. Well positioned to explore Fort William and the local area as well as further afield in Lochaber. Many of the rooms have views over loch Linnhe where you may spot common and grey seal, harbour porpoise as well as the occasional otter.
The Kilchoan Hotel is situated in the small village of Kilchoan on the Ardnamurchan Peninsula. The hotel was originally built as a shooting lodge in the 1870s and now acts as a social hub for the village with a sometimes lively bar. As well as having seven cosy ensuite bedrooms the hotel has a dedicated restaurant and characterful bar.
The Ben Nevis Hotel and Leisure Club is conviently situated just off the A82 a mile north of Fort William town Centre. The Hotel has a restaurant and bar as well as a fitness centre, sauna, steam room, gym and 20m heated indoor swimming-pool. A great base for relaxing whilst exploring Fort William, Glen Nevis and Lochaber.
The Alexandra Hotel is located in the centre of Fort William and is well situated to explore the town and local area. The hotel has 93 warm and cosy ensuite rooms, a choice of two restaurants and comfortable lounge and bar area. The nearby shores of Loch Linnhe offer good chances of seeing otter and, slightly further afield, Glen and Ben Nevis provide a great opportunity for walking and other wildlife spotting.
The Moorings Hotel is just five minutes drive from Fort William town centre situated on the banks of The Caledonian Canal by Neptune's Staircase. The four star hotel has 32 individually designed rooms which capture the sense of the Scottish Highlands. The hotel has a popular bistro restauarant serving locally sourced Scottish cuisine and has an informal, relaxed lounge bar in which to relax and enoy a wee dram. Well situated to explore the Fort william area there are also several easy walks from the door along the Caledonian Canal.
The Glenspean Lodge Hotel is a small luxury hotel set within five acres of landscaped gardens and woodland, againgst a stunning Highland backdrop. Just two miles east of Roy Bridge and within easy reach of both The Glen Roy Parallel Roads NNR and Creag Meagaidh NNR the hotel is a great base to explore both the Cairngorms and Ben Nevis areas. It is also well known for its award-winning AA Rosette restaurant, Nevis View and has over 100 whiskies available in The Mackintosh lounge bar.
The Loch Shiel Hotel is located in centre of the village of Acharacle, just over an hours drive away from Fort william and well situated to explore Ardnamurchan, Mull, The Small Isles and Lochaber. The Loch Shiel Hotel offers eight tastefully furnished rooms with ensuite facilities and also has a restautant serving a range of local seasonal produce. You are assurred a warm welcome in the bar and, if you are lucky, you may even be entertained by local musicians.
Loch Shiel is a short walk away from the hotel and on Wednesdays and Saturdays over the summer months you can take an afternoon wildlife down Loch Shiel to Glenfinnan and a bus trip back to Acharacle.
Kilcamb Lodge Hotel is a small, luxury 4 star Country House Hotel situated on the shores of Loch Sunart by the village of Strontian. Well placed to explore Morvern and the Ardnamurchan Peninsula as well as the Atlantic Oakwoods at Ariundle. The nearby Garbh Eilean wildlife hide is a good place to look for otters on Loch Sunart, though you may also have good chances of seeing otters closer to the hotel at the head of Loch Sunart. Kilcamb Lodge also boasts an award winning 2 rosette seafood and brasserie restauarant. The hotel welcomes pets.
Glengorm Castle was built in 1860 and sits on a headland north of Tobermory. The castle, which is still a family home, offers five roomsand guests have full use of the main hall, library and dining room. An ideal location for those seeking peace and a rural retreat. There are many lovely walks in the nearby, and marsh fritillary butterflies and slender scotch burnet moths have been recorded in the locality. Tobermory is also close by offering a wide range of dining opportunities.
The Stronlossit Inn is in the centre of Roy Bridge and as well as offering comfortable accommodation, offers a wide range of real cask ales sourced from across Scotland. Well known locally and regionally for its range of cask beers, three of which are on tap daily, The Stronlossit Inn is listed in The Good Pub Guide and is approved by Cask Marque and CAMRA. There are aso some great walks locally through the woodlands on the banks of The River Spean and The Stronlossit Inn is also well placed to explore The National Nature Reserves at Glen Roy and Craig Meagaidh.
The Invergarry Hotel is located centrally between Fort William and Fort Augustus at the start of the A87 to Kyle of Lochalsh and the Isle of Skye. The hotel was built in 1885, being a former stage coach inn, and is steeped in history and oozes character. There are several local walks along the banks of The River Garry and The Glengarry Native pinewoods are also nearby where there is always a chance of seeing a crested tit.
The Prince's House Hotel is a small privately owned hotel on The Road to The Isles in Glenfinnan. The historic hotel, dating back to the seventeenth century, has nine first floor bedrooms, a mix of standard, superior and one four poster. One of the Superior Double rooms is interconnecting with a single room, which is suitable for a family of 4 people.
The hotel also has a two rossette fine-dining restaurant on the ground floor in one of the original parts of the charming old coaching Inn. The restaurant serves a fixed four course dinner featuring high quality, locally sourced ingredients. Guests can also enjoy a drink and a meal at the Stage House Lounge bar.
The Isles of Glencoe Hotel & Leisure Centre nestles on the shores of Loch Leven a short distance from Ballachulish and the village of Glencoe. The hotel offers some 59 rooms and has a leisure centre with a swimming pool on site. There are a number of walks nearby including the Brecklet Trail and The Glencoe Lochans. There are also a number of operators nearby offering boat trips on Loch Leven.
The Arisaig Hotel is an old coaching inn, built in around 1720. Situated in the village on the edge of Loch na Ceall, it looks out over the bay across the water to the islands of Eigg and Rum. The Arisaig Hotel has 13 bedrooms, all with en suite facilities and most with sea views. Seven double, three twin, one single and two family rooms are available. You can either eat in The Crofter's Bar, a comfortable Lounge Bar or in the dining rooms at weekends. The Crofter's Bar has a pool table and hosts live music some weekends and is home to a lively social scene.
The Nevis Bank Inn is a modern four star hotel with an onsite restaurant and bar serving contemporary and classic Scottish cuisine. The Nevis Bank Inn is just a ten minute walk away from the centre of Fort William and just a squeak away from the wee road to Glen Nevis and Ben Nevis beyond.
A great base to explore and enjoy Glen Nevis, Ben Nevis, Fort William and beyond...
The Muthu Fort William Hotel was formerly known as The West End Hotel and is situated at the west end of the High Street and affords some stunning mountain and loch views. The central location is ideal for exploring the attractions on The High Street in Fort William and the hotel is just a short distance from Loch Linnhe where otters can sometimes be seen on the jetty by the nearby Crannog.
All rooms in The Muthu Fort William Hotel are ensuite, most with a bath, some with a shower. The hotel has a stylish restaurant as well as a lounge bar offering Highland whiskies, wines and spirits, and regular live entertainment.
The Lime Tree An Ealdhain Hotel is a small hotel with award winning restaurant and an art gallery on the west end of Fort William. The hotel has 9 rooms, all ensuite with bath or shower. Loch LInnhe is just across the road, and the shoreline along the promenade to Fort William is a good place to look out for otters!
Arisaig House is a fine Victorian Country House built in 1864 now run by the family as a luxurious Hotel/Guest House. The luxurious bedrooms have splendid power-showers, fluffy towels and a generous selection of luxuries. A typical bedroom will have its share of views: the rose garden, the woodland garden beyond, and to the sea and maybe an island or two. Arisaig House also hosts a restaurant specialising in local produce. A good base to simply relax, or to explore The Road to The Isles or visit Mallaig to take a ferry to Knoydart, The Isle of Skye or The Small Isles.
The West Highland Hotel is situated in a prominent, elevated position in Mallaig, at the end of The Road to The Isles, being only a short walk away from the railway station and the ferry port with regular sailings to the Isle of Skye and The Small Isles. The hotel retains the traditional charm of an age gone but with comfortable modern en-suite rooms. The West Highland Hotel offers a choice of dining experiences including the stylish Island View Restauarant, The Longe, The West Bar and Conservatory with panoramic views out to the Islands.
The Morar Hotel is a friendly family owned hotel situated in the center of Morar, a small village just three miles from Mallaig. Built in 1902 The Morar Hotel retains much of the charm it had when it opened as The Station Hotel, with its own railway station providing excellent views of The West Highland Steam Train during the summer months.
Inverlochy Castle Hotel is a luxurious Country House Hotel with 18 rooms set withing private grounds 4 miles north of Fort William. As well as enjoying the relaxed, tranquil atmosphere of a bygone era you can also enjoy fine dining at 'Albert and Michel Roux Jr at Inverlochy Castle', an AA 3 Red Rosette restaurant. As well as offering traditional country sports, Inverlochy Castle Hotel is also well positioned to explore The North Face of Ben Nevis, or enjoy a more tranquil walk in Glen Nevis, maybe to An Steall falls, one of the finest short walks in Scotland.
The Smiddy House offers four individually designed ensuite rooms and is graded 4 star gold by Visit Scotland. Russell's restaurant has been awarded 2 AA rosettes for the last 10 years and specialises in local produce. The Commando memorial is a mile away and there are a number of local walks around Spean Bridge including The Wee Minister and The High Bridge walk. The Parallel Roads in Glen Roy National Nature reserve are a 15 minute drive away towards Roy Bridge and are well worth a visit if you are interested in learning about the geology of The Highlands.
The Mingarry Park Guest House is located in the small crofting village of Mingarry, near Acharacle, just over an hour's drive away from Fort William. As well as providing 4-star gold accommodation, The Mingarry Park has a seasonal award-winning restauarant serving Scottish Cuisine. There are six tastefully decorated rooms including a suite with mountian views, two junior suites, double and twin rooms. In addition, The Mingarry Park also offers a delux one bedroom apartment with kitchen facilities.