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The Lovat, Loch Ness

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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.
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Property amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Room Service
Free Parking
Banquet Room
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Wheelchair access
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Accessible rooms
Family Rooms
Non-Smoking Rooms
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The Lovat is a great place to stay. Whether you are staying in Fort Augustus, or using it as a base from which to explore the wider Loch Ness/Highland area, you really won't be disappointed. Myself and my partner have stayed here twice now, and will definitely be back again.
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Last minute decision to stay in the area and stay at the lovat. The price is higher than other accommodation in the area, however the reasons for this are obvious when you get there. The house is lovely and there are a number of rooms where you can sit and enjoy your drinks. Our
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Only stayed a single night on way up to the highlands but the garden room was simply stunning for a superb out of season price. The young lady (Sarah(?) apologies for forgetting name) managing rooms & breakfast was very polite & food was very good. Would definitely recommend &
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The Lovat is possibly the best hotel in this part of the Highlands of Scotland and it is easy to see why. Comfortable rooms with amazing design and attention to detail. Great common spaces. Gorgeous views and a delicious breakfast. To top it all, staff is super friendly and
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Enjoyed staying here during our hike on the Great Glen Way. Watched a Scottish wedding at the hotel and enjoyed a great meal at their restaurant. The staff is very friendly and helpful. Rooms are nicely appointed and comfortable.
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Many thanks for your question - we have 7 bedrooms allocated for guests with pets and they are welcome in the hotel anywhere with a wooden floor so that includes the Bar and Brasserie area.
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Thanks for your message - what is the name on the booking & the date please? Can you also provide an email address so we can contact you direct? Kind regards, Caroline
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Not sure about a 'honeymoon' room but they offer what I'd say are likely to be the luxury option rooms. The hotel is beautiful and fairly grand, so whatever room you stay in your visit will be great. Best thing to do would be to email the hotel directly and enquire. Goodluck!
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Used train and taxi so can be of no help with your query sorry
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Many thanks for your question and apologies for the delayed reply. There is no train line in Fort Augustus - the nearest is Fort William or Inverness - Kind regards,
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"Garden Rooms are perfect for people travelling with dogs."
"opt for a garden room = very modern and private patio area"
"Check with hotel first if you are bringing a dog"
"We were in Room 11 which was delightful. Bed is very high which might be a problem if you aren't very mobile."
"Views are amazing so get one facing the loch."
US$128 - US$311 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
the lovat, loch ness hotel fort augustus
United KingdomScotlandLoch NessFort Augustus
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