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The Pierhouse Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Port Appin PA38 4DE, Scotland
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Ranked #2 of 2 hotels in Port Appin
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Rutland, Vermont
11 reviews 11 reviews
7 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This small, intimate hotel and restaurant has it all - incredible views across Loch Linnhe, friendly personal service, cozy bar, and the best seafood around. It is not a coincidence that it received three Scottish Hotel awards in 2014. It is my favorite small hotel/restaurant in Scotland.

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65 reviews 65 reviews
27 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

On the recommendation of a friend we arranged to stay overnight and have dinner. As we were in transit we weren't able to do the surrounding area justice and we were a little bit unlucky with the weather but that's a risk you take with Scotland. We will definitely return with the aim of visiting Lismore and if we can... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I cannot say enough about the wonderful warmth, hospitality and service of the Pierhouse Hotel staff. From Caroline at the front desk, for which no request was too difficult, to all the restaurant staff, they could not have made us feel more welcome. And the food! Incredible!! Don't miss any of the three fabulous seafood platters. Without a doubt, we'll... More

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London, United Kingdom
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47 reviews 47 reviews
14 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This location is opposite isle of lismore and is so quiet on the edge of the loch. Room slightly disappointing, in that aside from large comfy bed, the shower was weak and I think I expected more for my money. We ate in the restaurant in evening and food very good and is a must if staying over.

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Kinross, United Kingdom
18 reviews 18 reviews
12 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Decided to take my wife here for a special birthday. I wanted it to be special and special it was. Fantastic location, beautiful bedroom and great food. The a la carte menu is limited, there are only two non sea food mains, but all the dishes we had for our two dinners there were beautifully cooked and presented. Staff were... More

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

During our holiday we went to this nice hotel/restaurant before we took the ferry to visit Lismore to have lunch. The service was very quick and good and the food reasonably priced and very tasty! We stayed a bit longer that expected on Lismore so we decided also to have dinner here! Definitely a good choice! Especially the fish pie... More

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed 2 nights, lovely wee place. Very quite which is what we like. Room nice,very clean and fresh. Food was lovely as was the nice selection of wines had a lovely rose' Breakfast exceptional, asked to have it in room one morning so we could chill and this was done without any fuss and much appreciated. Wee gem, surprised though... More

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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Gorgeous meal yesterday at the Ferry Bar in the Pierhouse. Views to die for and my 9 year old was in and out to the beach whislt we enjoyed a drink. Food was amazing, I had the mussels and my husband and daughter had the fish and chips, all fantastically fresh and tasty. My daughter had the sticky toffee pudding... More

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ThePierhouseHotel, Owner at The Pierhouse Hotel, responded to this review

Many thanks for your nice review and I am very pleased you enjoyed your meal with us. I apologise for the miss-understanding over the Sticky toffee pudding which only comes in one size and at one price. You were not overcharged but the portion size should have been very similar and if it was not then I am sorry. I... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Personal small hotel, cosy and warm. Restaurant serves the local and finest seafood from the waters outside the hotel. Fantastic seafood classics. Although my husband ate all seafood options, I'm a vegetarian and the chef asked me they will cook anything I like. Perfect. Staff kind and friendly. Great for bird watchers as rear view rooms have bird feeders outside... More

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ThePierhouseHotel, Owner at The Pierhouse Hotel, responded to this review

Your review is 'music to my ears'!. I am delighted your husband enjoyed his seafood so much and also that we were able to prepare a special vegetarian dish just for you. We will always try to cater for all our guests needs and I extremely pleased you were happy with the result. We will very much hope to see... More

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Have stayed at this hotel twice in two years, a must visit if only to park the car on the beach and eat in the award-winning seafood restaurant. Also take the time to visit the wee island of Lismore across the water, only a seven minute crossing on the ferry boat.

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ThePierhouseHotel, Owner at The Pierhouse Hotel, responded to this review

Many thanks for your great recommendation. it is much appreciated! Kind regards Nick More

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Address: Port Appin PA38 4DE, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Argyll and Bute > Port Appin
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — The Pierhouse Hotel 3*
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With breathtaking views to the islands of Lismore and Mull, our intimate twelve bedroom hotel, bar and renowned seafood restaurant has won a fast-growing reputation as one of Argyll's most idyllic and romantic destinations. We pride ourselves on the freshness & quality of our seafood and local meats, sourcing most of our food locally. We strive to offer our guests something different - a personal and relaxed family atmosphere, stunning location and deliciously fresh food. ... more   less 
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