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Glenshian Guesthouse
Ranked #43 of 111 Fort William B&B and Inns
Reviewed September 21, 2013

Stayed here at the start of our walk along the Great Glen Way, fantastic location on the route with views of Ben Nevis. Very clean and modern, the owners were very friendly. Had an excellent sleep due to the comfortable bed and quiet location. Guests have the use of a very nice lounge and conservatory. The breakfast was excellent and set us up for the day's walk. The owners advised us where we could get an evening meal, I would definitely recommend this guest house, one of the best I have stayed in.

  • Stayed: September 2013, traveled with friends
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glenshian, Owner at Glenshian Guesthouse, responded to this reviewResponded October 19, 2013

Hi to you both, Thank you for writing your review. We are pleased you enjoyed your stay at the start of walking the Great Glen Way. We are ideally situated for this, especially when you can have an evening meal close-by, which you found out. Regards Glenys and Iain

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Reviewed September 13, 2013

Have now stayed at Glenshian with Glenys and Iain 3 times and it just gets better and better. Not only do you get a warm welcome on arrival with a nice pot of tea and biscuits, you get it ever day when you get back from the day's trip. All the accommodation is to the highest standards. There are a number of excellent places close by to eat, for some of which you are given a 10% off voucher. The breakfasts are particularly good with lots of choice, much home made and all freshly cooked. Breakfast is taken in the conservatory with a superb view across the Caledonian Canal to Ben Nevis, Carn Mor Dearg, and Aonach Mor, as a hill walker views don't get better than that!

  • Stayed: September 2013, traveled as a couple
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glenshian, Owner at Glenshian Guesthouse, responded to this reviewResponded October 19, 2013

Hi to you both, Thanks for putting 'pen to paper' it is much appreciated and gives future guests a feel for the place which can be difficult when there is so much choice. Especially liked the photo from the conservatory on the last morning. We look forward to seeing you again soon. As you know there is plenty to do in the area. Regards Glenys and Iain

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Reviewed September 8, 2013

We are two Canadian couples who stayed at the Glenshian in late August. We were greeted warmly by Glenys and Ian and immediately asked if we wanted tea, which we declined because we needed supper. They suggested The Moorings Hotel just a short and interesting walk along the locks behind the b&b. The Moorings menu and food was good. I connected to wifi there.
The menu at the Glenshian had many good items to choose from. We enjoyed the fish cakes and eggs. The rooms were a nice size and clean. A really nice attraction here is the beautiful sunroom to eat breakfast and the sitting room available to guests. Ian and Glenys had the sitting room warmed up for us when we returned from a rainy day at Skye. Thanks for the great stay.

  • Stayed: August 2013, traveled with friends
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glenshian, Owner at Glenshian Guesthouse, responded to this reviewResponded October 19, 2013

Hi to you all. Thank you for writing your review. It is much appreciated. Glad you enjoyed the warmth of the multi-fuel stove. It is very welcoming on a damp and dreary day. A bit like today!!. The colours of the hills are starting to change so things look even more beautiful. Thanks again. Regards Glenys and Iain

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Reviewed September 7, 2013

What a wonderful B&B. Ian and Glenys welcome you with genuine warmth and a cup of tea.
Nothing is too much trouble they freely offer advice of places to visit, restaurants to go to etc. The rooms are lovely and comfortable and have just been refurbished to a very high standard. The breakfast is held in the conservatory which overlooks the Caledonian Canal and a wonderful view of Ben Nevis. The breakfast menu is extensive made all the more special by tasting Glenys's outstanding home made preserves and muesli. We are now confirmed season ticket holders and will be returning at regular intervals.

Room Tip: The Fern room looks out onto the Ben and is very quiet and relaxing.
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  • Stayed: September 2013, traveled as a couple
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glenshian, Owner at Glenshian Guesthouse, responded to this reviewResponded October 19, 2013

Hi to you both, Thanks for writing the review. Sorry it has taken a little while to respond. Have been very busy. It is a little quieter now so can catch up. Haven't forgotten about the recipe. Your comments about the house and hospitality are so kind. You are welcome back anytime you can get away. Perhaps we will see you later in the year. Regards Glenys and Iain

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Reviewed August 27, 2013

I stayed one night in this Guesthouse together with my sister and we enjoyed our stay. The property is very nice and just near the canal. It is relatively small but it has everything one needs. Everything is clean, of quality and kept to a high standard. The view is nice and it is easy to go for a lovely stroll. This property deserves its certificate of excellence. A minor point is that we would have liked a bit more of a personal touch in the rooms or on the breakfast table. I fully recommend this Guesthouse for a comfortable stay.

  • Stayed: July 2013, traveled with family
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Reviewed August 25, 2013

The B&B is very pleasant and clean. A great veranda on which breakfast is served in the morning with a nice view of Ben Nevis (they make their own muesli which is simply delicious). The hosts are very pleasant and professional and will offer many suggestions on how to make the most of your stay in and around Fort William. If you are planning to go to Fort William then the Glenshian B&B is a good choice. As for Fort William itself, I probably wouldn't recommend spending a lot of time there...

  • Stayed: July 2013, traveled with family
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Reviewed August 13, 2013

A great room, amazing breakfast, awesome view of Ben Nevis and two of the most friendly and helpful hosts that you are likely to find. We would definitely recommend this place and will hopefully return soon!

  • Stayed: August 2013, traveled as a couple
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glenshian, Owner at Glenshian Guesthouse, responded to this reviewResponded August 16, 2013

Hi to you both, Thanks for writing your review it is very much appreciated and it is good to know you enjoyed your stay with us. We hope that when you look at the sunset photo taken by Iain on the evening of your decent of the Ben you will remember us and the challenge you set yourself. Good luck with the birth of your child later in the year. Let's hope we get to see you all again. Regards Glenys and Iain

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Address: Glenshian Glenshian Glenshian | Banavie, Fort William PH33 7LY, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Scottish Highlands > Lochaber > Fort William
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Ranked #43 of 111 B&Bs / Inns in Fort William
Price Range: $37 - $47 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Glenshian Guesthouse 4*
Number of rooms: 3
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Welcome to our peaceful country home, set on the banks of the Caledonian Canal and only three miles from Fort William where you can come and unwind in the Highlands of Scotland, breathe the fresh mountain air and relax in this family run 4* bed and breakfast. Guests can enjoy the Highlands at any time of the year as each season has something to offer. ... more   less 
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