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The Pierhouse Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Port Appin PA38 4DE, Scotland
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Ranked #1 of 1 hotels in Port Appin
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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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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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I stayed here one night with my mum and my sister (all of us adults) on a whistle-stop tour of Scotland. It was a shame that we only had the one evening as I would have loved to have stayed here longer. The Pierhouse is a serene, comfortable hotel in a picturesque waterside setting. It's an excellent retreat where you... More

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

You were delightful guests to have staying in our hotel so thank you very much for your really nice review. We greatly enjoyed looking after the three of you and it was super to see you all looking like you were having such an enjoyable time together. Once again many thanks and we will hope to see you again sometime.... More

Edinburgh , Scotland
Top Contributor
60 reviews 60 reviews
17 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked a 3 for 2 deal direct withe the hotel after being recommended by another nice couple on our travels. After driving through Rannochmoor n Glencoe during a snow storm, we arrived in Port Appin to settle into our Superior Seaview Room looking out to the Pier. 1st impressions are important n the location is 5star. Like a film... More

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

We are all delighted to read your wonderful review so many thanks indeed! It is extremely rewarding for all the team from the chefs in the kitchen to the Housekeepers looking after the bedrooms, to know when we are doing something right. Your description of our hotel with its beautiful location, cozy atmosphere and wonderful quality of food is just... More

Glenrothes, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
10 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Truly delicious, decadent lunch, with great service and a super table overlooking the pier and across the loch to Lismore - a great people-watching spot, including the local passenger ferry and mobile bank popping past. Not cheap, but entirely worth it - luxurious local produce (with the local lobsters being kept in creels at the end of the pier a... More

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

Many thanks for your excellent review which is much appreciated. We are delighted you enjoyed your lunch and your 'Pierhouse experience' and will hope to see you again sometime soon. Kind regards Nick More

Dundee, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014 via mobile

Had a lovely couple of nights here with our friends and their 10 year old daughter. They couldn't do enough for us and the food was amazing. They were so child friendly and hot chocolate was to die for. Our weather was pretty dismal but this didn't stop us from hiring bikes and taking the ferry over to Lismore. Great... More

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

Many thanks for your lovely review which means a great deal to us. We do our best to look after our guests, whatever their age. Fortunately many of our staff have young children too, as indeed we do with 3 of our own and consequently appreciate how important it is for the parents that the young ones are kept happy... More

Glasgow, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014

Friends from England, staying at Fort Augustus, met with us at the Pierhouse Hotel. Lovely warm bar on a cold February day. Greeting - none! Sat down with a couple of drinks before asking for the bar meal menu. Basically, we had a choice of ham or cheese sandwiches. Two slices of 'dry' bread with the individual's choice of filling.... More

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

This review is completely at odds with reality and gives a biased and unfair picture of what actually happened. Firstly, nobody but nobody has ever suggested that our lady on the bar during the day does not welcome people. She is renowned as one of the loveliest and friendliest people in Port Appin so I completely refute the statement that... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

Lovely place and well worth a visit. Great food, amazing views, grumpy as hell barman. A hello or even a smile every now and again would be nice. Apart from that, its a great place and a 'must visit' - would have got 5 out of 5 if the welcome was a bit warmer

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

Thank you for your review which would have been very nice but was let down by our barman having what I can only imagine was a bad day. I hold my hands up and apologise profusely for what obviously 'appeared' to be a grumpy attitude on the evening you visited which is unacceptable and should not have happened. Suffice to... More

Motherwell, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
9 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2014

just back after a two night stay at this wonderful hotel, location is stunning with views of the island of lismore, staff could not be anymore helpful, had wonderful food, especially the sweets and the clutie dumpling. Rooms are stunning, especially the loch view rooms

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

Many thanks for your very nice review and I am delighted you enjoyed your stay with us. Our chef is especially proud of her Cloutie dumpling so I am very pleased this got a special mention! We will look forward to your next visit in hopefully the not too distant future. Kind regards Nick More

Isle of Lismore, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2014

Feel the same as previous reviews. We had a Superior Room that was well presented and very comfortable. The bed is extremely soft, the bath is great and the views are stunning. The food in the seafood restaurant was to die for! There is a range of whiskeys for everyones taste buds.

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

Thank you very much for your extremely complimentary, precise and succinct review which is greatly appreciated. It is great to know we are ticking the right boxes. I do hope you will come and see us again sometime soon. Kind regards Nick More

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2014

Atmospheric small hotel with stunning views over the loch to the island of Lismore and the mountains beyond. We went for a superior loch view room, which was worth paying for for its beautiful views, lounge area and superior bathroom with large bath for a relaxing soak. We even had our own private entrance which was handy when coming in... More

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

We are delighted to receive your lovely review and are extremely pleased that you enjoyed your time with us. Your opening word 'atmospheric' is one of the main aspects we endeavour to create and consistently retain irrespective of the time of year or the number of guests in the establishment at any one time. Friendly & efficent staff , quality... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014 via mobile

Had the most amazing three days bringing in the new year with the wonderful staff and owners Nick and Nicki. Food stunning, great bed, room spotless and ambience second to none. We have already booked for next new year. Hope to visit before then though. Met lovely group of other guests and Dougal the dog loved it as well. Thanks... More

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

Many thanks for your really kind words and Nikki and I are delighted that you enjoyed your Hogmanay so much with us. It is a very special time of the year and our team hugely enjoyed looking after you all as we had such an incredibly nice and friendly group of guests staying. It was so much fun and we... More

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Also Known As:
The Pierhouse Hotel Seafood
The Pierhouse Hotel Port Appin, Scotland
Address: Port Appin PA38 4DE, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Argyll and Bute > Port Appin
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Free Breakfast Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Suites Wheelchair access
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Ranked #1 of 1 hotels in Port Appin
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — The Pierhouse Hotel 3*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
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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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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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