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The Lime Tree
Ranked #9 of 21 Hotels in Fort William
Certificate of Excellence
FIFE, SCOTLAND
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“Really nice”
Reviewed 16 March 2012

Spent two nights at the Lime Tree and really enjoyed this small hotel. Roomy bedroom was tastefully designed, comfortable and welcoming. Bathroom also large and well equipped. The public living rooms are very warm and cosy, coal fire, books maps etc.
We were made very welcome and all of our needs were dealt with quickly and efficiently.
Food in the hotel was of a very high standard, nice choice at breakfast, nice coffee and the restaurant in the evening was excellent, fine dining in Ft William is hard to find.
The hotel is decorated with some lovely art works, much of which is the work of owner David.
We intend to return to the Lime Tree at some time and would happily recommend to others looking for a bit of comfort and culture in the highlands.

  • Stayed March 2012, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 14 March 2012

I arrived at the lime tree hotel and was greeted warmly and given a mini tour of the hotel to see the local paintings.

Rooms are very comfortable, good for the reasonable price. Warm, spacious and I imagine perfect as a base for trekking/travelling around. I was only there on business but wouldn't think twice about returning if I was in the area.

Breakfast was the real treat though, eggs benedict with a perfect runny egg! I was very pleased.

I'd recommend this hotel for definite, the only down point for me is that the restaurant is expensive. I imagine that too is worth the money though!

  • Stayed March 2012
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Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed 26 January 2012

After a long day's drive we stopped in at The Lime Tree for one night. We were pleasantly surprised with the spacious room which was offered. It was clean and comfortable with a large bathroom. We enjoyed a fabulous dinner at the restaurant and a hearty breakfast the next day. Staff were very welcoming and helpful.

  • Stayed January 2012, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 15 January 2012

we stay here for 3 nights as part of our honeymoon in Scotland. We had one of the front guest rooms at the top of the hotel and hat a view over the loch, it was breath taking. the staff were very welcoming and the art work was brilliant. The breakfast was first class my wife doe not usually eat breakfast but she made an except here, she still talks about the potato cakes whenever we have a cooked breakfast. on the last night we had a meal in the restaurant which was one of our favourite meals we have ever had out. Fantastic hotel in a great location a few minutes walk from main drag of shops and you can step right out onto the bank of Loch Linhe. Would love to stay there again.

  • Stayed July 2011, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 30 December 2011

Me and my partner had a three night stay at the The Lime Tree Hotel. From the moment we arrived we were made to feel welcome, given information on the local area and shown to our room which was of a good size,wonderful views of the loch,clean and with the most comfortable bed I have ever slept in when staying in a hotel.

The staff were very friendly and accommodating and attended to your ever need..I was impressed that the restaurant staff knew the ingredients in all there meals. With this being a small hotel it felt more personable. David the owner has a wealth of information on walks and climbs and was never too busy to have a chat when you return from your day. I loved nothing more than after a day walking,have a Bailey in front of the log fire in one of their two beautiful reception rooms.

The food was some of the best I have ever tasted and I have been to a few Michelin star restaurants..reasonably priced and all local in-season food selected with the menu changing every few days and beautifully presented. we dined here every night of our stay. Breakfast well what can I say, just as magnificent as the evening meals,a wide choice available and I loved the eggs benedict!

Overall this hotel was wonderful, I will most certainly be coming back again. Thank you to all the staff that made our stay so enjoyable.

Lauren

  • Stayed December 2011
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Additional Information about The Lime Tree

Property: The Lime Tree
Address: Achintore Road, Fort William PH33 6RQ, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Scottish Highlands > Lochaber > Fort William
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#4 Family Hotel in Fort William
#5 Romantic Hotel in Fort William
Price range (per night): ₹ 9,652 - ₹ 10,882
Hotel Class:3 star — The Lime Tree 3*
Number of rooms: 9
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Lime Tree in the 1850 former Church Manse, is a 3 star Small Hotel, a fantastic Art Gallery and arts studio and an award winning fresh food Restaurant AA Two Rosette and Silver Eat Scotland Award overlooking Loch Linnhe in the centre of Fort William - the 'Outdoor Capital of the UK.' ... more   less 
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