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The Lovat, Loch Ness

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Loch Ness, Fort Augustus PH32 4DU, Scotland
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Forres, United Kingdom
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38 reviews 38 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Last minute choice after seeing travellers' photos of our first choice...and what luck! Was meeting up with friends from Glasgow and then going north. Arrived early...was made very welcome..fire in lounge was immediately lit (a rainy April day)...Country house feel....antique'y furnishings... magazines, staff attentive but not pushy...evening meal very good...again, staff excellent. Rooms pristine.. Price very reasonable. Stayed in the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed at the Lovat for 3 nights over Easter weekend 2015. The location was great - the Loch was maybe 2 minutes walk away (and we could see it from our window!). Very peaceful area. We found that there was plenty to explore on foot (including a few decent pubs nearby) and it was a nice drive to Urquhart... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The hotel was fine for what I wanted. I was looking for somewhere, close to loch Ness, to sleep on a room only basis for a couple of nights. The room, one of the studio apartments, was clean and the staff friendly. I had no reason to try the dining room. If I go back again next year then I... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We stayed here for the weekend as a birthday treat on Friday 17th April and Saturday 18th April 2015. We were checked in by a very friendly male receptionist (didn't catch his name) who showed us up to our room - room 6. It was massive and definitely made for two! A HUGE bed, two arm chairs by the window... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

My husband and I stayed here for 1 night on a stop over. On arrival we were greeted with a happy birthday from the reception for my husband and told we had a complimentary upgrade from the hotel. We were shown to our room which was immaculate and had a great view. Bed was very comfy and the bathroom had... More 

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Moray, United Kingdom
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7 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have stayed at The Lovat a couple of times and have always had really good, friendly service. The restaurant is excellent, infact in a league of its own for this part of Scotland, the chef is very creative. The rooms are warm, stylish and comfortable, with huge, wonderfully comfortable beds. The hotel is heated using a biomas boiler which... More 

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Kilsyth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Relatively long journey and long working days when I stay here, but never, ever disappointed. Very warm welcome, which I prefer in the winter due to the roaring log fire next to reception. Very clean and tidy, the hotel gives you a feel that you want to be staying for a long time! Homely I guess. Two options for rooms,... More 

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Scotland
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53 reviews 53 reviews
21 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed here last minute over easter weekend. The hotel is in a good location. The room was clean and had everything we needed. Not the biggest of rooms but for what we needed it for it was fine. The public areas of the hotel are lovely and cosy with open fires and sofas. From the minute we arrived all staff... More 

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Winchester, United Kingdom
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70 reviews 70 reviews
14 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a superb hotel, the staff were welcoming and professional and carried luggage up to our rooms. Clean and nice spacious room - no bath but a good powerful shower and all pristine and clean. Good environmentally friendly info and award from the Carbon Trust. We also had dinner in the restaurant which was delicious and highly recommended. An... More 

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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The hotel is in a great location just above the locks down to Loch Ness. Staffa gave a warm welcome when we arrived and helped with luggage to our rooms. The rooms are great with particularly comfy beds. Dinner was fantastic and although we all ate different dishes, they were all delicious. Great to see so much locally sourced ingredients.... More 

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