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Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

Love it here. Come every year with friends or daughter. Jenny an Osh are great. Love the whole natural feeling ...fetching wood for the fire..barbaque and tins of beer overlooking the loch. Great nights in the local pubs then back to the great cabin . Roll on our next trip ....hopefully this year!!! Great views for nessie spotting. Love Loch...

Thank GEGS68
Suffolk, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What can I say? A fantastic welcome and stay. Jenny and Osh were great hosts. I stayed with my husband and son and Mum and Dad. Great place the cabin had everything you needed and was cosy. We had a great break in the cabin for 5 right next to the Loch. A short walk to the town with a...

Thank Kdaal257
Casino, Australia
Reviewed 3 November 2016

the house is old and a little run down but i think that is all part of the experience. Jenny certainly is a fountain of knowledge, not only on the surroundings but the world in general. beds were comfy, walls were thin but luckily it was only my husband and myself in one room and my daughter, her husband and...

Thank gidgetsurf
North Wales, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

We managed to get booked in last minute and it was such a treat! The log cabin for two is situated just on the loch and it is so quiet and peaceful. Just a 5 - 10 min walk in to Fort Augustus. The surroundings where just lovely!! Great to be surrounded by nature right on the loch. Osh was...

Thank tripstar2015
Brighton, Colorado
Reviewed 1 October 2016

I have stayed at Old Pier House three times in the last 15 years and it just keeps getting better. Set on the shore of Loch Ness, it has everything a great B&B needs. The rooms are comfortable and quiet, there are also cabins, picnic tables by the Loch, Highland Cattle grazing in the meadow, ponies in the stables, and...

Thank Pam B
Baltimore, Maryland
Reviewed 12 September 2016

I stayed one night and paid 70 pounds for a room. I stayed in room #1 and it had a very comfortable queen/double bed, a decent size bathroom/toilet with a nice shower, and was on the side of the building that had a nice view of Loch Ness. Jenny, the host/owner, was super nice and made sure I had everything...

Thank Paul K
Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 31 August 2016

We mostly loved our stay at the Old Pier House. Our daughter was fascinated by all the animals - three gentle ponies, a friendly yellow lab, a sweet old black kitty, highland cows, and lots of birds. We stayed in the family suite, breakfast was good, we had a nice walk to town and the location is just absolutely spectacular....

Thank nchernia
South England
Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

I stayed here with my husband and two daughters (9,12) for two nights as part of a family adventure around Scotland and the highlands. We were welcomed warmly by Jennie the property owner who clearly loves the environment she lives in and cares deeply about its conservation. She passionately encourages her guests to follow suit which we happily did! We...

Thank Henn_10
Wembdon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

The location on the edge of the Loch is lovely. We stayed 1 night in the house with friends The room was dated and the shower was not very clean. The host, Jenny was very pleasant on arrival however at breakfast the next day she was quite rude. My friend had placed her side plate on her main plate as...

Thank patpardoe01
Rochester, New York
Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

The woman who runs the inn is very ridged. You're not allowed to chew gum but her muddy dog can shake his dirty hair all over you. And be careful when you walk on the lawn to keep a look out for dog droppings. We were also scolded on several occasions on using the dishes.

Thank blhum

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to Old Pier House, a Highland farmhouse on the shores of Loch Ness, near the pretty village of Fort Augustus. We offer bed and breakfast in the main house open from April to October and self-catering facilities in our Loch Ness Log Cabins which are open all year round. This is a very private location on a peninsula in Loch Ness with stunning loch and mountain views yet only a ten minute walk or a two minute drive from the centre of the village. Located in the heart of the Highlands we are ideally situated as a central base for your Scottish touring holiday. We welcome walkers, cyclists, canoeists, horses and camping groups. There is plenty of parking and storage space. The 125 year old house with magnificent views has been extended to provide comfortable en-suite ground floor bedrooms, sitting rooms with log fires and a large bright breakfast room with superb views. Originally the Old Pier House was the end of the line for the West Highland Railway where big paddle steamers carried timber, cattle and people up the loch to Inverness. The old pier still remains and provides wonderful photo opportunities, a great picnic location and moorings for small boats. We have friendly Highland cattle and ponies that graze naturally on the heather hills, fields and surrounding woodlands. We speak fluent Gaelic, French, German, Italian and Spanish. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Old Pier House

Address: Loch Ness, Fort Augustus, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Scottish Highlands > Loch Ness > Fort Augustus
Number of rooms: 4
Also Known As:
Old Pier House Hotel Fort Augustus
Old Pier House Fort Augustus, Loch Ness, Scotland
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“All rooms are quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles 673pamb673, 1 Oct 2016 | Read review
“rooms with a view facing Loch Ness are probably better than ones that do not.”
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 of 5 bubbles X7359OPpaulk, 12 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Although I didn't see the rooms inside the main house, which I'm sure are nice too, I would recommend staying in one of the log cabins!”
 of 5 bubbles christina_fraser13, 28 Jul 2016 | Read review
“The Log Cabins Offer a real sense of a country escape in the middle of nowhere!”
 of 5 bubbles simon478, 18 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Respect the rules and you'll have a great time”
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