The Lovat, Loch Ness


The Lovat, Loch Ness, Fort Augustus, Inverness-shire, PH32 4DU

    This totally refurbished landmark Loch Ness hotel delicately offers contemporary comfort amidst traditional Victorian charm.

    Always aspiring to be innovative, the newly installed central heating & water system is revolutionary in using an eco-friendly biomass wood chip burner. All bedrooms offer modern, technologically advanced facilities: flat screen televisions; SKY & Internet access. However, solitude can be found with stunning panoramic views across Loch Ness, the five lock canal staircase or the surrounding mountains.

    The devoted & attentive team offer a genuine warm welcome with an unrivalled hospitality. The bar's modern design makes it a perfect place to relax with a fine whisky, ale or wine. The dedicated kitchen sources produce locally with a focus on fresh, seasonal & well-balanced dishes. The hotel has two dining area's the relaxing brasserie which serves more traditional food and the fine dining area which offers a five course meal.
    The brasserie is open all week from 6pm - 9pm on weekdays and 6pm - 9:30 pm on Fridays and Saturdays.
    The Fine Dining area is open Tuesday - Saturday from 7pm - 9pm.

    Nurtured by David, Geraldine & Caroline Gregory, this diverse Loch Ness hotel has a character & class of its own. The Lovats' ideal location makes it suitable for all events whether corporate or private & it lends itself to being a place for a night's stop over otherwise as a base for a longer stay in Scotland.

    This unique hotel is the heart & soul of the Highlands.

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    Opening Times
    Open All Year
    2016 Opening Times
    1 Jan 2016 - 31 Dec 2016

    Room Information

    Number of Rooms / Units
    Room / Unit Type
    Room / Unit Tariff
    £170.50 per room per night (breakfast inc.)
    Grand Master Suite
    £291.50 per room per night (breakfast inc.)
    £231.00 per room per night (breakfast inc.)
    £126.50 per room per night (breakfast inc.)
    Studio Pet Room
    £126.50 per room per night (breakfast inc.)
    Super Deluxe
    £209.00 per room per night (breakfast inc.)

    Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.

    Accommodation Type

    • Hotel Breaks


    • Baby Changing Facilities Available
    • Children Welcome
    • Children's Menu Available
    • Cot Available
    • Highchair Available


    • Bath Ensuite
    • Drying Facilities
    • Electric Shaver Point
    • Hairdryer Available
    • Heating Throughout Property
    • Iron Available
    • Ironing Facilities
    • Laundry Facilities on Complex
    • Laundry Service Available
    • Linen Provided
    • Log Fire
    • Lounge
    • Outdoor Drying Facility
    • Payphones Available
    • Private Bathroom
    • Public Toilet Facilities
    • Shower Ensuite
    • Telephone
    • Towels Provided
    • WC EnSuite

    Health & Wellbeing

    • Beauty Treatments
    • Sports Massage
    • Traditional Massage

    Leisure Facilities

    • DVD Player
    • Garden
    • Satellite / Cable TV
    • TV In Room
    • Television
    • WiFi

    Payment Methods

    • American Express Card
    • Debit Card
    • Delta Card
    • Diners Card
    • JCB Card
    • Mastercard
    • Solo Card
    • Switch Card
    • VISA Card


    • Accessible Parking or Drop Off Point
    • Coach Parking On-site
    • Cycle Hire Nearby
    • Cycle Rack
    • Free Parking On-Site
    • Parking
    • Private Car Space
    • Private Parking


    • Bar Available
    • Breakfast Available
    • Dairy Free
    • Dinner Available
    • Evening Meal Available
    • Gluten Free
    • Licensed Bar / Clubroom
    • Lunch Available
    • Nut Free Meals
    • Organic Food
    • Restaurant
    • Tea & Coffee Available
    • Vegan Meals Available
    • Vegetarian
    • Vegetarian Food Available

    Dietary Options

    • Nut Free Meals


    • 24hr CCTV
    • Conference Facilities
    • Fax/Email Facilities
    • Level Access
    • No Smoking Permitted
    • Open To Non Residents
    • Room Service Available

    Languages Spoken

    • Dutch Speaking
    • French Speaking
    • Polish spoken
    • Portugese spoken
    • Russian spoken
    • Spanish Speaking
    • Swedish spoken


    • Lochside Location
    • Mountains area
    • Rural Location
    • Village Location

    Special Requirements

    • Allergy Sufferers
    • Business Travellers
    • Children Welcome
    • Coach Parties Welcome
    • Disabled Citizens
    • Families
    • Hen/Stag Parties Welcome
    • Non smokers
    • Pets Allowed
    • Pets Welcome
    • Pets Welcome By Arrangement
    • Single Travellers

    Wedding Services

    • Able to erect a marquee
    • Accommodation Available
    • Civil Ceremony
    • Reception Facilities
    • Wedding Packages Available

    Public Transport Directions

    From the nearest information centre:- 1 mile

    Getting there by railway:- 31 miles

    Getting there by aeroplane:- 39 miles

    Transport within Scotland

    For public transport information to visit here from within Scotland, enter your postcode and visit date below.

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    Access to Public Areas

    • Level access (i.e. no steps or thresholds), or access by ramp, lift or stair lift
      • to one or more bedrooms
      • to the bar
      • to the lounge

    General Questions

    • Non-smoking policy throughout establishment

    Restaurant / Breakfast / Dining Room

    • Level access (i.e. no steps or thresholds) or access by ramp or lift to the restaurant/breakfast/dining-room
    • Restaurant / breakfast / dining room provide meals for guests with special dietary requirements

    Bedrooms and Bathrooms: General

    • Bathrooms with emergency call system available
    • WCs in bathrooms fitted with handrails available
    • There are separate shower units:
      • fitted with support handrails
      • fixed shower seats or shower chairs provided


    • Designated parking provided for guests with disabilities

    This information is self-assessed; therefore we accept no liability for its accuracy. Please contact the venue for further information.

    Attraction Special Offer

    Honeymoon special offer

    The Lovat offers different rooms to suit your requirements, from standard comfort to something a little more sumptuous. Our accommodation ranges from studio doubles to the luxurious Grand Master bedroom.

    Our Honeymoon packages and breaks include:

    • A bottle of champagne
    • Box of Lovat chocolates
    • His-and-Her one hour Therapeutic massage
    • Continental breakfast in bed one morning with 2 glasses of champagne

    This will add an additional £150.00 to your reservation.

    If you want to experince an unforgettable honeymoon in the Scottish Highlands, contact The Lovat on 01456 459250 to see if we have a package to suit you

    Food & Drink offer

    Early Bird

    Book a table between 6:oopm – 6:30pm any evening to benefit from 20% off your meal in the Brasserie.

    All offers are independent and cannot be used in conjunction with each other. All bookings are to be made by 12noon on the day of the reservation.

    Quote this offer on booking.

    Food & Drink offer

    Wine and Dine

    Book a 2 course meal in the Brasserie at £25:00 per person, including a ½ bottle of house wine.

    All offers are independent and cannot be used in conjunction with each other. All bookings are to be made by 12noon on the day of the reservation.

    Quote this offer on booking.

    Accommodation Special Offer

    Eco Traveller

    Avoid driving and reduce your footprint by taking public transport to The Lovat to benefit from £22.50 off your booking, every 3 nights you stay.

    Want to save even more? Go greener and reduce your footprint by walking or cycling to The Lovat, and benefit from £45.00 off your booking for every 3 nights you stay

    Food & Drink offer

    Drawing you in

    Pre-book a table in the 2 AA rosette main restaurant to benefit from £5.00 off theper person 5 course set menu price.

    Main restaurant is open Easter - October, Tuesday - Saturday, 7:00pm - 9:00pm

    All offers are independent and cannot be used in conjunction with each other.

    All booking are to be made by 12noon on the day of the reservation.

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