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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 3 days ago
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW 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 1 week 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 1 week 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 2 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

Aberdeenshire, United Kingdom
1 review
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We recently visited this former favourite of ours with friends after a long absence. On a sunny day the location is hard to beat. The rooms were fine but due to great weather were very hot. The midges meant keeping the window closed. Bar staff were friendly and the bar service was good. We had dinner in the restaurant on... More

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

Sir. I am extremely disappointed to read that you felt our 'food was a let down'. It is highly unusual to have either overcooked or rubbery and tasteless langoustines or lobster as they are carefully cooked separately in a gas convection oven to a specific time based upon their weight. However as they were not to your liking I apologise... More

Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I cannot speak strongly enough about this hotel. I only stayed for one night, but so wish it had been for several more. An absolute joy to behold on the West Coast of Scotland, near to Oban. I will most certainly be returning to the Pierhouse - the Nephrops norvegicus (more commonly known as langoustines) were excellent as a starter,... More

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

Many thanks for your lovely review and as the owners yes we are indeed very proud of our staff! Staff are 'everything' when it comes to running a hotel and we are really fortunate to have now had the vast majority of our staff working with us for the past 6-7 years, some longer. I am delighted you enjoyed your... More

Helensburgh, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We thought we were in for a treat instead we found some of the worst service we have ever had, not rude as such but just ignored. Our food arrived but that was the only attention we were given, previous customers plates had been left on our table, no apology, we cleared them ourselves. No 'is your meal ok?' Or... More

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

To SN4362014. The greatest issue I have with Tripadvisor is that you as the reviewer remain anonymous whilst establishments like ours can get 'slammed' by anyone at their whim. I am very disappointed by your review and struggle to recognise that you are talking about an experience at our establishment. If you read the other reviews both before and after... More

Milngavie
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58 reviews 58 reviews
32 hotel reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Having previously stayed in an award winning hotel nearby which we had enjoyed, we thought we would try this hotel because of its superb location right at the pier, and we were not disappointed. With a spacious room overlooking the pier, the location was idyllic, and the seafood menu as comprehensive as I have seen,-because of course the restaurant is... More

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

Thank you very much for your very positive review and we are extremely pleased that you enjoyed your stay. We are indeed most fortunate with our stunning location for photography and I hope you got some good pictures. Kind regards Nick More

UK
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58 reviews 58 reviews
35 hotel reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

It's a narrow, fast and windy road from Fort William to Port Appin, and you think you will never get there, but this place makes it worth it. The welcome you get is genuine and warm, the rooms are modern, simple and comfortable, and food is very good. Most importantly, you get to change gears, just by gazing out on... More

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

What a really nice all-rounded well written review! Many thanks indeed and please come and see us again. You'll be welcome anytime with a drink or 2 on the house. The only thing is I cant see your name due to the joys of the Tripadvisor system! Kind regards Nick More

Northants, UK
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103 reviews 103 reviews
42 hotel reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

This is a lovely small hotel in an amazing position, with wonderful views of the island of Lismore and other hills etc. Our room was very comfortable with a luxurious bathroom. High quality furniture with loads of drawers and hanging space. Our two evening meals were excellent (incl lobster) and it was good service. I should also say - if... More

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

Many thanks for your super review and I am delighted you enjoyed your stay. I am so glad everything lived up to expectations and that you enjoyed visiting Lismore. We will hope to see you again sometime soon! Best wishes 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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Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Wheelchair access
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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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