The Lovat Hotel - Fort Augustus

Loch Ness, Fort Augustus, United Kingdom, PH32 4DU  show map
 3 stars
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The Lovat Hotel - Fort Augustus

 Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

 Parking

Paid parking

 24-Hour

24-hour reception

 Check-in/Check-out

Early check-in/-out

 Sports activities

Tennis court

Golf course

Cycling

Hiking

 Spa and relaxation

Reflex massage

 Breakfast

In-room breakfast

Continental breakfast

 Food/Drinks

Restaurant

Bar/Lounge

Overview

The unique Lovat is rated 3 stars and offers functional accommodation overlooking Caledonian Canal. Since 1870, it has been hosting guests in the center of Fort Augustus.

Loch Ness, Great Glen Water Park and Ben Nevis along with gardens are set close to the hotel. The property is 200 meters away from Fort Augustus.

A 40-minute drive will take guests to Aviemore. Lovat is easily accessible from Inverness airport lying within 60 minutes.

Rooms

Lovat offers 28 guestrooms appointed with large windows, satellite TV, individual climate control, Wi-Fi and central heating with all the sights of Fort Augustus within easy access. The hotel enjoys a stunning view of the river. The rooms come with private bathrooms featuring free toiletries, a hairdryer and bathrobes.

Eat & Drink

Guests can have breakfast in the restaurant every morning. The hotel has a panoramic restaurant serving local meals. Modern bar offers various types of ales, tea and coffee.

Relax

Video games and cots are also provided at Lovat. Sport facilities include bowling and windsurfing.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Free public parking is possible on site.

Year renovated:   2007.  Number of rooms:   28.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Paid parking
  • Handicap parking
  • Early check-in/-out
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Children are welcome
  • Safe deposit box
  • Pets allowed (limited amount or weight)
  • Beauty salon
  • Luggage storage
  • Ski storage
  • Bicycle storage
  • Elevator
  • Rooms/Facilities for disabled

Sports & Fitness

  • Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Hiking
  • Tennis court
  • Golf course

Services

  • Room service
  • Bell staff/Porter
  • Laundry
  • Newspaper service
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Shoe shine service
  • Wake up service

Dining facilities

  • Continental breakfast
  • In-room breakfast
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Cafe
  • Catering service
  • Coffee/Tea in lobby

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Conference room
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Secretarial service
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available
  • Babysitting/Child services
  • Children's play area

Leisure facilities

  • Spa center
  • Barbeque grills
  • Garden area
  • Leisure/TV room
  • Reflex massage

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Central heating
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Terrace
  • Ironing facilities

Bathroom

  • Bath/Shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe

Media

  • Cable/Satellite television
  • Telephone
  • Radio
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-In

  • from  12 pm

Check-Out

  • until  12 pm

Children and extra beds

  • One child under the age of 12 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 
  • Maximum capacity of cribs in a room is 2. 

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

hotel The Lovat Hotel - Fort Augustus Fort Augustus location
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Hotel Address:

Loch Ness, Fort Augustus, United Kingdom, PH32 4DU

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City Center
  • Fort Augustus
    100 m
Airports
Restaurants
  • The Lovat Brasserie (cuisine: Scottish)
    20 m
  • The Bothy Restaurant and Bar (cuisine: Scottish)
    150 m
Hotel information
  • Check-In:
    from  12 pm
  • Check-Out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2007
  • Number of rooms:
    28

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Rooms and availability

The Lovat Grand Master Double Room
Grand Master Double Room
Bed type: King Size bed or Double Bed or 2 Single beds
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  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Private bathroom
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    The Lovat Double Room
    Double Room
    Bed type: King Size bed
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    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Private bathroom
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      The Lovat Studio
      Studio
      Bed type: Double Bed or 2 Single beds or Twin beds
      Size: 16m2
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      • Air conditioning
      • Private bathroom
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        The Lovat First Floor StudioThe Lovat First Floor StudioThe Lovat First Floor Studio
        First Floor Studio
        Bed type: Double Bed
        Size: 16m2
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        • Shower
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        This ground-floor room type does not accept extra beds or cots. Please note that this room is located in the annex building.

        Room facilities
          Triple Room
          Bed type: Queen Size bed
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          • Free Wi-Fi
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            The Lovat Super Deluxe Double RoomThe Lovat Super Deluxe Double RoomThe Lovat Super Deluxe Double Room
            Super Deluxe Double Room
            Bed type: Double Bed or 2 Single beds
            Size: 15m2
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            • Free Wi-Fi
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              The Lovat Master Double RoomThe Lovat Master Double RoomThe Lovat Master Double Room
              Master Double Room
              Bed type: Double Bed or 2 Single beds
              Size: 23m2
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              • Air conditioning
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              Spacious room with large windows for superb views of Loch Ness.

              Room facilities
                The Lovat Deluxe Double RoomThe Lovat Deluxe Double RoomThe Lovat Deluxe Double Room
                Deluxe Double Room
                Bed type: Double Bed or 1 Single bed or 2 Single beds
                Size: 15m2
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                • Private bathroom
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                  How to reach hotel

                  hotel The Lovat Hotel - Fort Augustus Fort Augustus location
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                  Hotel Address:

                  Loch Ness, Fort Augustus, United Kingdom, PH32 4DU

                  Get directions
                  City Center
                  • Fort Augustus
                    100 m
                  Airports
                  Restaurants
                  • The Lovat Brasserie (cuisine: Scottish)
                    20 m
                  • The Bothy Restaurant and Bar (cuisine: Scottish)
                    150 m
                  Hotel information
                  • Check-In:
                    from  12 pm
                  • Check-Out:
                    until  12 pm
                  • Year renovated:
                    2007
                  • Number of rooms:
                    28

                  Hotel Awards

                  UKHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedFort AugustusThe Lovat

                  According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
                  Best Spa Hotels in United Kingdom

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                  What's nearby

                  Popular areas

                  • City Center - 100 m

                  Places of interest

                  • Royal British Legion - 100 m

                  Local Attractions

                  • Great Glen Water Park - 14.4km
                    South Laggen, Inverness
                  • River Foyers - 16.6km
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                  • The Falls of Foyers - 16.6km
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                  • Plodda Falls - 18.0km
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                  Near the hotelNear the hotel

                  • The Clansman Centre - 180 m
                    Fort AugustusScotland

                    Restaurants Nearby

                    • The Lovat Brasserie - 20 m

                      Address: The Lovat
                      Phone: 01456 459250

                      82% likes this, based on 145 reviews
                      Cuisine: Scottish
                      Price Range: GBP 29 - GBP 62

                    • The Lock Inn - 180 m

                      Address: Canal Side

                      66% likes this, based on 280 reviews
                      Cuisine: Scottish

                    • Canalside chip shop - 140 m

                      Address: Canal side fort

                      65% likes this, based on 17 reviews
                      Cuisine: Fish & Chips

                    • The Bothy Restaurant and Bar - 150 m

                      Address: Canalside
                      Phone: 01320 366 710

                      55% likes this, based on 282 reviews
                      Cuisine: Scottish

                    • Canal side chip shop - 140 m

                      Address: Canal side chip Shop

                      80% likes this, based on 28 reviews
                      Cuisine: Fish & Chips

                    Hotel information
                    • Check-In:
                      from  12 pm
                    • Check-Out:
                      until  12 pm
                    • Year renovated:
                      2007
                    • Number of rooms:
                      28

                    Hotel Awards

                    UKHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedFort AugustusThe Lovat

                    According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
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                    The Lovat Reviews

                    Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at The Lovat

                    Individual guest reviews

                    • Family with children
                      9.6

                      The most child friendly hotel I have stayed. Will surely go back for the food. I had my best meal there. The Halibut with the seafood chowder.

                      The rooms only have showers, my baby is not too keen to shower so a bath would have been an extra bonus.

                    • Couple
                      10.0

                      Very friendly and helpful staff. Room and bathroom very cormfortable. Original features retained which added character. Large garden to sit out in.

                    • Couple
                      7.4

                      A nice hotel in a nice location. The staff were helpful and friendly. The low cost laundry service was much needed, cheers. Resaurant food was good quality.

                      The lovat is great but steer clear of the red restaurant in town, the food is well below acceptable. Try to only dine at the Lovat.

                    • Older travelers
                      9.2

                      Very attentive staff always eager to please.Excellent dining, spotless rooms.Four years since our last visit 200% increase in the place.Superb old world feel but with all moderrn ammenites. Already looking forward to our next visit.

                    • Single
                      6.2

                      Everything at The Lovat was absolutely fine. However, when the time comes to pay £175 for Dinner, Bed & Breakfast (for one person for one night in April) you think "wow - was that really worth £175". No problems - just reflecting on Value-for-Money.

                    • Group of friends
                      8.2

                      When I booked this hotel I put a little note in to say we would be cycling and could we have somewhere to leave our bikes please. As we cycled towards the hotel after a very long day in the saddle one of the staff appeared at the front door and took our bikes straight round to a shed and helped us store them for the night. Now that's what I call service !! What makes this hotel so great is the staff. Everyone we met was genuine and engaged in this business. Whoever owns this hotel is doing a great job of people management as far too often in the hotel business you find low paid low motivation people doing the bare minimum. Not at the Lovat !! Everyone we met throughout our stay was simply brilliant and although we didn't have the pleasure of meeting the chef I would have to say his efforts were simply outstanding. The meal we had on the Saturday evening was without question one of the best dining experiences I've ever had for the price we paid. I've eaten out lots and I'm lucky eneough to have been all over the world with business and family and all too often been over charged and over sold when it comes to fine dining. Not at the Lovat !! Get youself along to this hotel soon.

                      If you are looking for a top end luxury experience then this probably isn't the place however if you are looking for great people and great food this place is as 5 star as it gets. All to often top end hotels are over rated anyway. Get along to the Lovat and love it for what it is. It isn't pretending to be anything its not, it isn't promising anything that it doesn't deliver and beyond. The Lovat has restored my faith in Scotland. Thank you and well done to whoever owns this hotel, you are doing a great job.

                    • Single
                      9.6

                      The best thing about the hotel was its location, its welcoming nature of the staff, the room was of high standard and overall the Hotel was a good place just to relax, read and enjoy a good holiday.

                    • Family with children
                      7.0

                      Fantastic food and surroundings; comfortable beds

                      Very hard to control room temperature in the lodges - our room was very hot and stuffy during the night and due to midges/security we felt we couldn't sleep with the window open - maybe the cleaners could ensure windows are left open all day to air vacant lodges. I would stay in the main building next time. Maybe the management would also consider reserving the parking spaces outside the lodges for the lodge occupiers as headlights shine right into the rooms if others come and go for the restaurant late in the evening.

                    • Family with children
                      9.2

                      Very Quaint. Excellent Breakfast. Warm Friendly Staff. Excellent value for the money. Super Internet Availability.

                      Directions on Google don't get you exactly there, but close. Everything else was good to great.

                    • Group of friends
                      9.6

                      The Lovat is a beautiful hotel in a lovely town. It was a great location from which to explore Fort Augustus and Loch Ness. We would have liked to stay longer than the couple of nights that we spent there. We were pleasantly pleased with the community. This is a much better town to explore Loch Ness from than Inverness. We'd stay there again in a heartbeat. Also, the breakfast buffet was the best of our vacation.

                      We felt that the restaurant was overpriced for the community, and learned that the in town options were more affordable.

                    • Older travelers
                      10.0

                      From the moment we checked in until the time we checked out, the staff was friendly, efficient and helpful. The room was clean and extremely comfortable. Meals at the hotel restaurant were excellent. We arrived late and had dinner at the restaurant. The selections were varied; the food was delicious. We were amazed to see the selections of food available to us for breakfast which were included in the room rate; the portions were sufficient to last until dinner and the quality of the food at breakfast equaled the exceptional quality of the food we had for dinner.

                    • Older travelers
                      7.0

                      Our Family has ties to the Village & Abbey going back more than a century so the main attraction is location.

                      For a Hotel of the Standard we did think it was somewhat "Penny Pinching" when the cooked breakfast requested was Egg, Haggis, Black Pudding, Potato Scone and what was delivered to the table was Egg, Half a slice of Haggis, HAlf a Slice of Black Pudding and a small piece of scone. Two pieces of Toast for two people is also a bit mean.

                    • Older travelers
                      8.8

                      Fabulous food although limited menu due to time of year. Staff great. Rooms excellent. Great price for winter but not sure I would pay summer rate of 160+ per night. All in all was superb

                    • Older travelers
                      9.4

                      The staff were all very friendly and accommodating, attentive to our needs. Breakfast was superb. The hotel is very welcoming and has a very comfy lounge with log fire. A nice touch was a parting gift of cookies for the journey home!

                      Would have liked the option of a cheaper menu - it was a little on the pricey side for every day.

                    • Couple
                      9.2

                      Excellent staff. Friendly, attentive, nice. Well equiped rooms. Very nice breakfast. Beautifull lounge, fire place, magazines, games. Free coffee on arrival.

                      No bathroom in outside rooms

                    How to reach hotel

                    hotel The Lovat Hotel - Fort Augustus Fort Augustus location
                    Show big map »

                    Hotel Address:

                    Loch Ness, Fort Augustus, United Kingdom, PH32 4DU

                    Get directions
                    City Center
                    • Fort Augustus
                      100 m
                    Airports
                    Restaurants
                    • The Lovat Brasserie (cuisine: Scottish)
                      20 m
                    • The Bothy Restaurant and Bar (cuisine: Scottish)
                      150 m
                    Hotel information
                    • Check-In:
                      from  12 pm
                    • Check-Out:
                      until  12 pm
                    • Year renovated:
                      2007
                    • Number of rooms:
                      28

                    Hotel Awards

                    UKHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedFort AugustusThe Lovat

                    According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
                    Best Spa Hotels in United Kingdom

                    Use Badge