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Volda, Norway
Reviewed 24 February 2016

Only one thing, if you have a "buccet list". Visit Jenny on this beautiful place must be on top of the list. Quiet place, our only regrets, we should have stayed longer, for better getting to know Jenny. An amazing Lady on an amazing place. She is overloaded with stories and history.

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Philadelphia
Reviewed 8 December 2015

The property is a half mile stretch of beautiful Loch Ness waterfront. We were invited to make ourselves at home meeting the family's highland ponies and cows. There are tables along the waterfront to enjoy a glass of wine watching the sunset on the loch. The room was comfortable and clean down to the detail of welcomed hot water bottles...

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Schuylkill Haven, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 12 October 2015

Excellent hostess and beautiful B&B right along Loch Ness. I couldn't have asked for anything more. Jenny is one of the most interesting woman I ever met. Up close and personal with Highland Cows, Horses and Pearl (her dog). Rooms were clean and showers worked well. Warm wood fire and conversation makes for an interesting evening. Loved this place!

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Tubingen, Germany
Reviewed 14 September 2015

We are still so impressed by our visit to the Old Pier House run by Jenny speaking 6 languagrs, the most remarkable woman we ever met. Just by chance we found this secret. We stayed at the main house, room no.1, with direct view to the Loch. The room was not big and simply, but practically furnished. Here are the...

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Pinetop-Lakeside, Arizona
Reviewed 2 September 2015

Jenny McKenzie is an inspiration as a person and tireless hostess. Her B&B is right on Loch Ness and a 5 minute walk to town. The rooms are small but look out over the water. The breakfasts are full and fresh. Eggs made to order. We planned to stay one night but had to tear ourselves away after three. Jenny...

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Motherwell, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 August 2015

What a beautiful place to stay - right on the banks of Loch Ness. Jenny is a wonderful hostess - couldn't do enough for us. Gave us tips on where to eat in Fort Augustus. Accommodation was wonderful - hot drinks whenever you want them. Jenny lit the fire in the evening - such a cosy room to relax in....

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Reviewed 23 August 2015 via mobile

Our visit was pretty much the same as a lot of people's experience... Below standard When we arrived at our cabin, it was clearly not cleaned between guests, the dust was thick on all surfaces and dirt all under wicker furniture (gross) If that wasn't bad enough the bathroom had dirt everywhere on any visible surface, shower curtain covered in...

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New Delhi, India
Reviewed 6 August 2015 via mobile

The property is so beautiful that I don't have words to describe, it is situated right at Loch Ness with silence being the only noise around. We stayed at a chalet sufficient for two, it was amazing and the breakfast was very good. The property is in some acres and staying there is an experience by itself with green all...

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Madrid, Spain
Reviewed 3 August 2015

After being in several B&B's in Scotland, this one seemed a bit basic for the price we paid. There are strange rules such as not being able to eat chewing gum (???). And we had the feeling of being treated as children by a grumpy teacher. The location is great. Breakfast was a bit below average.

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Leeds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 July 2015

Stayed 5 nights in a cabin with our dog, loved every minute, so relaxing and quiet. Jenny was very welcoming and generous with her hospitality, she gave good advice on getting around and the local butcher who is well worth a visit. Fort Augustus is a nice busy village watching the boat up and down the locks, nice places to...

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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 

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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
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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”
 of 5 bubbles privateinfo222, 6 May 2016 | Read review
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