This family-run country hotel, totally refurbished in April 2007, offers a high level of comfort in the traditional Victorian surroundings of a building dating back to 1869. Always aspiring to be innovative, the hotel's newly installed central heating and water system is revolutionary in using an environmentally friendly biomass wood chip burner. Its grace and charm is complemented by natural décor, modernism and genuine, warm hospitality offered by a devoted and passionate team. Guests can choose from a total of 29 rooms and facilities on offer at this family-friendly establishment include a lobby area, a hotel safe, a lift, a café, a bar, a TV lounge, 2 restaurants, conference facilities and WLAN/Internet access. Guests may also take advantage of the room and laundry services and there is parking for those arriving by car.
This hotel stands on the site of Kilwhimen Barracks, in the highland town of Fort Augustus, between Fort William and Inverness. In Fort Augustus, guests will find restaurants, pubs, links to the public transport network and shops. Loch Ness is only 500 m away and it is a 30-minute drive to Urquhart Castle, 35 minutes by car to Fort William, 45 minutes to Ben Nevis and 90 minutes to the Isle of Skye.
Each bedroom is individual in shape, size and architectural focus. All feature the same interior décor but some rooms look out onto Loch Ness, some onto the five-lock canal staircase of the Caledonian Canal and other have views of the surrounding mountains. Some rooms come with 4.6 ft double beds, others have 5 ft king-size beds or 6 ft super king-size beds, and bathrooms are with shower-only or bath and shower units. The hotel offers 2 room types: studios and deluxe bedrooms and all bedrooms offer modern, technologically advanced facilities. They all come equipped with a hairdryer, satellite/ cable TV, a radio, Internet access and tea and coffee making facilities. Furthermore, an ironing set and central heating are provided in all accommodation as standard.
There are off-site facilities for canoeing, abseiling, kayaking, water sports, quad biking, cycling, walking, climbing, boating and playing golf.
Guests may select their breakfast from a buffet and the midday meal is available à la carte or from a set menu.
American Express, MasterCard and VISA are accepted at this hotel.
Guests can request their preferred room view when booking. Check in: 15h. Check out: 11h.