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Glenshian Guesthouse
Ranked #42 of 111 Fort William B&B and Inns
Vernon, B.C.
Level 3 Contributor
17 reviews
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“Spacious B&B”
Reviewed 16 October 2013

While the bedroom was on the smaller side, the large living and sun rooms were available to guests and provided ample room to read, watch TV and relax. A lovely, well cared for garden with a path leading to an interesting walkway alongside the canal. An excellent breakfast with plenty of choice was provided by our hosts, Ian and Glynnis.

  • Stayed September 2013, travelled with friends
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glenshian, Owner at Glenshian Guesthouse, responded to this review, 19 October 2013
Thank you for taking the time to write your review. It is much appreciated. Pleased you enjoyed our home. Good that you could play bridge at the table in the conservatory. Little things like that makes us feel you are enjoying yourselves. Regards to you all. Glenys and Iain
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 9 October 2013

Just what other reviewers have said. A perfect B&B in a perfect location. Would not consider staying anywhere else in Fort William. We were starting a cycle tour and it proved to be a great place for arriving with bikes by train (Banavie) and then setting off with a hearty breakfast the next morning.

  • Stayed August 2013, travelled with friends
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glenshian, Owner at Glenshian Guesthouse, responded to this review, 19 October 2013
Hi to you both, Thank you for writing your review. Pleased our home and hospitality gave you a good start to you cycle trip. See you again sometime with your bikes to explore more of the local area. Regards Glenys and Iain
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Test Valley
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Reviewed 25 September 2013

Stayed here a few times and will recommend to everyone. clean, comfy cozy and very,very good value. helpful owners who have good knowledge of area and where to go, what to see. beautiful location, fantastic scenery .
wonderful breakfast, plenty of choice and beautifully presented, quickly and nice and hot.
tea and biscuits on arrival is very welcome after a long drive. lovely toiletries in the bathroom that are locally produced.
you will stay once and keep going back!!!

  • Stayed September 2013, travelled as a couple
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glenshian, Owner at Glenshian Guesthouse, responded to this review, 19 October 2013
Thanks for writing your review. We know you have stayed with us many times and we thoroughly enjoy your company. Have recently made some more Rhubarb and Ginger Jam as supplies were a little low after you left. See you in December. Regards Glenys, Iain and Beja
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Dumbarton, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 21 September 2013 via mobile

Stayed here 19th Sept 2013. The guest house is spotless and the owners Ian and Glynnis are wonderful hosts. The rooms are very tastefully decorated. Beds very comfy. The view from the back garden in the conservatory is stunning. The canal, boats and ducks add to the beauty. I highly recommend this guest house. The breakfast was lovely and filling.

  • Stayed September 2013
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glenshian, Owner at Glenshian Guesthouse, responded to this review, 19 October 2013
Hi to you all. Thanks for writing your review. It is much appreciated. Hope your canoe trip went well. The weather was quite kind to you. Regards Glenys and Iain
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Derbyshire, United Kingdom
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91 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 September 2013

Stayed here at the start of our walk along the Great Glen Way, fantastic location on the route with views of Ben Nevis. Very clean and modern, the owners were very friendly. Had an excellent sleep due to the comfortable bed and quiet location. Guests have the use of a very nice lounge and conservatory. The breakfast was excellent and set us up for the day's walk. The owners advised us where we could get an evening meal, I would definitely recommend this guest house, one of the best I have stayed in.

  • Stayed September 2013, travelled with friends
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glenshian, Owner at Glenshian Guesthouse, responded to this review, 19 October 2013
Hi to you both, Thank you for writing your review. We are pleased you enjoyed your stay at the start of walking the Great Glen Way. We are ideally situated for this, especially when you can have an evening meal close-by, which you found out. Regards Glenys and Iain
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Preston, England, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 13 September 2013

Have now stayed at Glenshian with Glenys and Iain 3 times and it just gets better and better. Not only do you get a warm welcome on arrival with a nice pot of tea and biscuits, you get it ever day when you get back from the day's trip. All the accommodation is to the highest standards. There are a number of excellent places close by to eat, for some of which you are given a 10% off voucher. The breakfasts are particularly good with lots of choice, much home made and all freshly cooked. Breakfast is taken in the conservatory with a superb view across the Caledonian Canal to Ben Nevis, Carn Mor Dearg, and Aonach Mor, as a hill walker views don't get better than that!

  • Stayed September 2013, travelled as a couple
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glenshian, Owner at Glenshian Guesthouse, responded to this review, 19 October 2013
Hi to you both, Thanks for putting 'pen to paper' it is much appreciated and gives future guests a feel for the place which can be difficult when there is so much choice. Especially liked the photo from the conservatory on the last morning. We look forward to seeing you again soon. As you know there is plenty to do in the area. Regards Glenys and Iain
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Brandon, Canada
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Reviewed 8 September 2013

We are two Canadian couples who stayed at the Glenshian in late August. We were greeted warmly by Glenys and Ian and immediately asked if we wanted tea, which we declined because we needed supper. They suggested The Moorings Hotel just a short and interesting walk along the locks behind the b&b. The Moorings menu and food was good. I connected to wifi there.
The menu at the Glenshian had many good items to choose from. We enjoyed the fish cakes and eggs. The rooms were a nice size and clean. A really nice attraction here is the beautiful sunroom to eat breakfast and the sitting room available to guests. Ian and Glenys had the sitting room warmed up for us when we returned from a rainy day at Skye. Thanks for the great stay.

  • Stayed August 2013, travelled with friends
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glenshian, Owner at Glenshian Guesthouse, responded to this review, 19 October 2013
Hi to you all. Thank you for writing your review. It is much appreciated. Glad you enjoyed the warmth of the multi-fuel stove. It is very welcoming on a damp and dreary day. A bit like today!!. The colours of the hills are starting to change so things look even more beautiful. Thanks again. Regards Glenys and Iain
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Property: Glenshian Guesthouse
Address: Glenshian Glenshian Glenshian | Banavie, Fort William PH33 7LY, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Scottish Highlands > Lochaber > Fort William
Amenities:
Free Parking
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Ranked #42 of 111 B&Bs / Inns in Fort William
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:4 star — Glenshian Guesthouse 4*
Number of rooms: 3
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Welcome to our peaceful country home, set on the banks of the Caledonian Canal and only three miles from Fort William where you can come and unwind in the Highlands of Scotland, breathe the fresh mountain air and relax in this family run 4* bed and breakfast. Guests can enjoy the Highlands at any time of the year as each season has something to offer. ... more   less 
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