Loch Awe Hotel
Loch Awe Hotel
Tel 01838 200 261
Fax 01838 200 379
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This hotel offers unrivalled vistas over Loch Awe
showcasing the best of Scotland. Built to honour the arrival of the
scenic Highland railway in 1871, it still boasts its own station.
We welcome you to a landscape of natural and cultural splendour
overlooking the ancient ruins of medieval Kilchurn Castle and close
to the remarkable St. Conan's Kirk.
Built using granite blocks and featuring turrets and steep
roofs, the hotel is an example of the striking Scottish baronial
Built in 1881, the Loch Awe Hotel is one of the great railway
hotels of the late 19th century and retains its very own station on
the scenic Highland Line to Oban.
The Loch Awe Hotel is situated within the village of Lochawe,
which owes its existence to the hotel.
Since opening, the hotel has boasted three extensions and has
welcomed a wide variety of guests including celebrities and
The Loch Awe hotel is located 30 miles from the harbour town of
Oban. Proudly known as the "Gateway to the Isles", Oban is a busy
holiday destination and ferry port to the Inner Hebrides.
Sharing the Loch Awe shoreline with the hotel is the ruins of
Kilchurn Castle. This 15th century castle is open to the public and
has been the subject of many photographs over the years.
Another local feature is one mainly hidden from view by being
inside the 3689 feet granite mountain, Ben Cruachan. The Cruachan
Power Station is a major feat of engineering with 12 miles of
tunnel and 120 feet high machine hall, all inside the mountain.
Within a mile of the hotel stands the magnificent St. Conan's
Kirk. Named after the patron saint of Lorn, the building has been
described as "the most extraordinary country church to be found in
Hotel Facilities include:
- Comfortable, well furnished ensuite bedrooms with tea making
facilities, TV & radio
- Lounge bar
- Reception seating area with open fires lit during the winter
- Function room with nightly entertainment
- Lift service to most bedrooms