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The Lovat, Loch Ness

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Barnsley, United Kingdom
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Excellent welcoming service, fantastic location, very thoughtful touches in the rooms. The free cream tea was an unmissable treat - real leaf tea, what looked like homemade jam and warm, fresh scones. Yummers. All served in the very cosy and traditional hotel lounge in front of an open fireplace. The in-laws had a luxury room which had the added bonus...

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The Lovat is an absolutely fantastic place to stay. From the phone call to book our stay until the end of our stay we could not fault a single thing. Staff were very attantative and extremely friendly. The room was lovely with a massive comfortable bed, just what you want after a long day walking around the Loch. We took...

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Noosaville, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were originally booked to spend Hogmanay at The Inch Hotel on Loch Ness, but renovations caused us to be moved to The Lovatt. We were welcomed and escorted to a beautiful room with well appointed en suite and a great view over the garden. Dinner was amazing and we very much enjoyed the comfortable lounge for reading and relaxing...

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Second time here. At the south end of Loch Ness close to the Caledonian Canal Locks the hotel is well situated for a walking or driving holiday base. Lovely room, great food and nice staff. Well stocked bar and log fire. We had a three night break and will return again.

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Edinburgh
Reviewed 1 week ago

I spent an evening at The Lovat hotel in December and found it to have completely exceeded my expectation in every way. The staff were lovely and very helpful, taking the time to recommend things to do in the area. The room was perfect, just what we wanted for a night stay - clean, spacious and a really comfy bed....

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Buckingham
Reviewed 1 week ago

A real home from home. Great rooms with views to die for. The staff are all great & couldn't do enough for you. The food is out of this world. It was all seasonal fair & all locally sourced, which is always great to see....Highly recommended.

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great location, staff and food with very comfortable room and reception area. Second stay and will definitely go back when up there again. It is definitely worth taking advantage of room and dinner option as locals travel in for the food speaking volumes.

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Kouvola, Finland
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had two night this lovely hotel. I would say that even best hotels Ive ever haf. Staff was exeptional friendly and helpfull, rooms were nice, cozy and tidy, breakfast was large and lots of options and bar had good section of drinks. Free parking. We feeled like the hotel really taked care of us. Wonderfull stay overall. Highly recommended!

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Inverness, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Having been to the Lovat many times for a meal, including Christmas Dinner 2016 and twice before in their Station Road restaurant it was our number one choice when we were looking for a break close to home. Our first impression was wow, as tasteful refurbishment had taken place since our last visit, as far as we could see in...

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you're looking for a touch of luxury in your Highland break then this is the place! It isn't cheap but the food is divine the service excellent and the rooms are top notch. This is a great base for an exploration of the Highlands, whether you're going across to Skye, or up to Inverness, etc

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  • Free Parking
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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A Victorian property that delicately balances tradition & contemporary. The dedicated team has a drive & passion to deliver an outstanding visitor experience. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Lovat, Loch Ness

Address: Loch Ness, Fort Augustus PH32 4DU, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Scottish Highlands > Loch Ness > Fort Augustus
Price Range: ₹ 8,079 - ₹ 20,320 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Lovat, Loch Ness 4*
Number of rooms: 28
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“Good views from most rooms, either towards Loch Ness or the Caledonian Canal.”
 of 5 bubbles Foyers_10, 11 Mar 2017 | Read review
“All rooms are decent, depends if you want a large room or small, one with special coffe facilities or not.”
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“Room 5 is lovely with good views and huge bed”
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“try and get a room with a view of the Loch ”
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