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Winchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 February 2015

We had a lovely stay here. The staff were friendly and helpful and the food was amazing. (I've written a seperate review for their restaurant). We were given hot drinks to enjoy by the fire on arrival and they were very understanding about allergies for breakfast, providing me with gluten free toast which they prepare in a seperate area of...

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Warsaw, Poland
Reviewed 20 January 2015

The hotel is located few hundred feet from the "centre" of Fort Augustus, in a great old building and a motel-like addition with rooms accessible from the ground level. It has a cosy lobby, nice restaurant and serves great breakfasts. Rooms are spacious, comfy and well equipped, staff is helpful and polite. Opt for the room in the main hotel...

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1Thank dobroszp
Moscow, Russia
Reviewed 10 January 2015

Having been decided to leave a truly appalling Hotel where we had booked a three day New Year celebration my wife and I had reluctantly accepted that our Scottish holiday was ruined and our Hogmoney celebration destroyed. All we expected was a bed and breakfast. Someone up there must have been smiling on us when purely by chance we came...

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5Thank Maria F
Oxford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 January 2015

Now and again you come across a hotel that you just fall in love with. For us, The Lovat is such a place. We stayed over New Year and had a great time. From the moment we arrived, we were made to feel most welcome, with the wonderful staff being attentive without being obtrusive. Our room (No 7) had a...

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3Thank Nod16
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 January 2015 via mobile

If you are expecting gastro pub you will be disappointed. The food and cocktails are worthy of the best in Lobdon. Had a delicious meal and they were extremely patient with my gregarious and slightly "merry" friends.

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1Thank KJScotland
Aberdeen
Reviewed 29 December 2014

We've been here twice now and we'd definitely recommend it to anyone. Its classic exterior and modern rooms marry well, with the service of a four or five star hotel. The food, both at breakfast and in the brasserie at dinner time, is excellent. You can, as we did, also order a snack throughout the day and sit by the...

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2Thank StuartShand
Writtle, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 December 2014

Stayed here with my wife 23rd to 27th December. The Hotel staff could not do enough for us. we stayed in one of the Annex rooms which was clean and comfortable with a convenient shower wet room. The room was cleaned to a high standard each day. Room service was available if required. In the main hotel the was lovely...

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3Thank Steve-Chivers
Reviewed 26 December 2014

Recently staying there in the chalets out the back. They are very modern and well appointed. Would love to have stayed longer, The breakfast was very good and the lady who served them very helpful and Cherie in the morning!

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 December 2014

We got married at the Lovat on the 27th of September 2014 and had a totally fabulous day. In the run up to the wedding Caroline, the manager was really good with some strange requests such as a space in their freezer for our ice cream wedding cake and they were very flexible with the menu for our day -...

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Reviewed 5 December 2014

Charming hotel at good location close to Loch Ness and Urquhart Castle. Great food and friendly service. Nice pubs around the corner for predinner drinks. Rooms clean and beds comfortapble. Parking available and good access from/road.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
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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: $124 - $340 (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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“Room 5 is lovely with good views and huge bed”
 of 5 bubbles audbodCumnock, 14 Feb 2017 | Read review
“try and get a room with a view of the Loch ”
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“Needed help with the TV as the pic was bit scrambled. Netflix was a nice bonus! ”
 of 5 bubbles Bamindy, 30 Nov 2016 | Read review
“By the look of things all rooms look great.”
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“Stay in the main building. Some cheaper rooms are in a separate area overlooking car park. ”
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