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Torlinnhe Guest House
Ranked #4 of 111 Fort William B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 13 October 2013

Had a two night stay here and it was wonderful. Stayed in the three bed room which was clean and comfortable. The full breakfast was to die for and set us up for the day.the view from our window across Loch Linnhe was truly amazing.

  • Stayed: October 2013, travelled with family
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AMK_Fortwilliam, Owner at Torlinnhe Guest House, responded to this reviewResponded 15 October 2013

It is great to hear you enjoyed your stay at Torlinnhe Patricia M. Thank you for taking the time to post your review. Sue was watching a Dolphin at play in the loch from that very same bedroom window just a few days ago! We shared a picture of the Dolphin taken from the Souter's Lass (local Loch sightseeing boat) on our Facebook page. It has been in the loch a couple of weeks now so I guess it will be moving on soon. Never mind, there are always the Seals, Otters and Porpoise to watch instead :-).

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Reviewed 11 October 2013

We were greeted by Sue who immediately made us feel very welcome. Our three singled bedded family room was very nicely decorated and pefect for three adults. The en-suite shower room was very nicely done and was spotlessly clean, as was the whole of the guest house. Nothing was skimpted on. Good qualilty food was used even down to the biscuits in the room. The breakfast was excellent. I particularly liked the fresh fruit and the Cranachan. The cooked food was delicious too.
The owners Andy and Sue were very attentive and nothing was too much trouble. They had even prepared suggested tours of the area which were very helpful. They know the area and places very well. The location was beautiful. situated on the edge of the Loch about a mile outside Fort William and the Glen Nevis area was stunning. It was a perfect base to explore the area.
We thoroughly recommend this Guest House. Thank you for a lovely stay.

  • Stayed: September 2013, travelled with family
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Thank tracey r
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AMK_Fortwilliam, Owner at Torlinnhe Guest House, responded to this reviewResponded 13 October 2013

Thank you so much for your recommendation tracey r. We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay. It is good to hear that the car tours we prepared were useful. There is so much to see and so many places to go we hoped the tours would help you enjoy a day or three touring around without missing too much that you might want to see. We had great fun putting them together as well so it sounds as if it was a win win! Hope to see you again soon!

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Reviewed 11 October 2013

Andy and due are excellent hosts. I can't eat dairy foods or wheat, and they had soy milk for me and wheat and gluten free bread. The breakfast buffet was filled with the freshest fruits I've ever had. The eggs and salmon scramble was to die for. The view from the breakfast room\ sitting room was stunning, overlooking the loch. Our room was well appointed and comfortable.

Stayed: October 2013, travelled as a couple
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AMK_Fortwilliam, Owner at Torlinnhe Guest House, responded to this reviewResponded 11 October 2013

Glad you were comfortable and that you enjoyed your Torlinnhe breakfasts JordieBelle. Thanks for taking time out from your sightseeing to post the review so quickly. Much appreciated! Hope you enjoy Applecross as much as we did. Oh, did I mention the high pass? Quite an experience that isn't it? Safe journey, hope the weather holds for you during the rest of your time in Scotland. It has been fantastic here today!

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Reviewed 7 October 2013

Lovely warm welcome from Sue with offer of tea and cakes. Room was large,comfortable, modern and well fitted, ditto the shower room.
The guesthouse overlooks the loch with fantastic views from the visitor lounge and dining room. Apparently you can see otters, dolphins and sometimes porpoises from the window; owners kindly leave binoculars for guests to use. Sue is a mine of information and has many suggestions for trips and visits.
The guesthouse is about one mile south of Fort William and the owners will run you in before 7.30pm. There are plenty of restaurants and bars but you might need a taxi back, depends how much you like walking and what the weather is like! For a small charge you can bring a takeaway to eat in the dining room (before 8.30pm as they have to get the room ready for breakfast). They will even supply wine glasses.

Breakfast was super, so much choice it was difficult to choose.
I would have no hesitation in recommending Torlinnhe, it's one of the best that we have stayed in.

  • Stayed: October 2013, travelled as a couple
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Thank KentMargaret
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AMK_Fortwilliam, Owner at Torlinnhe Guest House, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2013

Great to hear you enjoyed your stay and found everything to be as you would hope KentMargaret. Sue spotted dolphins jumping yesterday, an amazing sight whilst sitting drinking coffee in the guest lounge (yep, we sneak in there to take advantage of the huge window ourselves when there is nobody around in the mornings!). Thank you so much for taking the time to post your review. Hopefully we will see you again one day?

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Reviewed 6 October 2013

We stayed for 2 nights whilst exploring around Fort William. Our room was a comfortable standard and the overall place was nicely kept. The place itself is located on the main drive into Fort William along the main B&B strip. You will need to taxi or drive to the main fort William town area, which is true of all the b&b's in the area. On arrival we were offered a cup of tea and lots of info on what to do in the area. Andy and Sue went above and beyond to help us out on a couple of occasions which was really appreciated. The view in The living room is great, our room faced the block next door. I also liked the support which Andy and Sue are giving to trail builders in the area too, to help develop the region. Recommended for a comfortable place to stay whilst getting into all the action around Fort William.

Stayed: September 2013, travelled as a couple
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AMK_Fortwilliam, Owner at Torlinnhe Guest House, responded to this reviewResponded 7 October 2013

Thank you for taking time to post your review Ginger_Ninja_888. Great "handle" by the way! We have supported Friends of Nevis since we opened and just handed them another £367 from our collection box. That makes over £3,000 of generous donations by our guests towards the cost of looking after Glen Nevis and the path up the Ben. More than 100,000 people a year head to the summit of the UK's highest mountain so it needs all the care and attention we can lavish on it! It would require a bit less attention if only everybody would take their rubbish down with then instead of some people leaving it on the top for others to collect! Look forward to seeing you again one day.

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Reviewed 3 October 2013

Just like all the other reviewers this is one heck of a place. I only stayed one night due to a business trip and it was wonderful. Very comfortable room and bed (slept like a log) and then up to an impressive Scottish Breakfast. Well done you two. And thanks for the lift to station.

  • Stayed: September 2013, travelled on business
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Thank grobby46
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AMK_Fortwilliam, Owner at Torlinnhe Guest House, responded to this reviewResponded 7 October 2013

You are very welcome grobby46! Hopefully business will bring you this way again sometime and that you will be able to stay with us again. It is a pity you did not have more time in the area, we are not styled "The Outdoor Capital of the UK" for nothing. Perhaps next time you come you could squeeze on a day or two to explore. We'll keep you busy, no matter what you like to do (well except perhaps big city delights such as posh window shopping :-)). Thanks for the review.

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Reviewed 30 September 2013

Stayed for two nights.Andy and Sue are a real credit to their business.The guest house is really well kept.Excellent,rooms ,great breakfast,and in a picturesque setting,just across the road from Loch Linnhe.Also plenty of information booklets and maps available in the dining room area.Would definitely stay again.

  • Stayed: September 2013, travelled as a couple
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AMK_Fortwilliam, Owner at Torlinnhe Guest House, responded to this reviewResponded 7 October 2013

Thank you for your generous comments blademan1961. B&B is what we do, and we do it because we enjoy it. So it is great to hear that you too found our accommodation and breakfast enjoyable. Thanks for posting the review, our guests opinions are really important to us. Without your reviews and comments we can't tell whether we are providing what our visitor's expect or not. It is reassuring to hear that we might see you again in the future.

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Additional Information about Torlinnhe Guest House

Address: Torlinnhe Achintore Road, Fort William PH33 6RW, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Scottish Highlands > Lochaber > Fort William
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking
Hotel Style:
Ranked #4 of 111 B&Bs / Inns in Fort William
Price Range: £81 - £108 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Torlinnhe Guest House 4*
Number of rooms: 6
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Andy and Sue's aim is to ensure all their guests experience B&B hospitality at its best. Torlinnhe has six bright, contemporary bedrooms, a triple, two twins, two doubles and a single room - all with en-suite shower rooms, 26” digital TVs, DVD players and free wi-fi access. Situated on the shores of Loch Linnhe, just over a mile from Fort William town centre, there are spectacular views from the guest lounge. ... more   less 
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Torlinnhe Guest House Fort William, Scotland

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