The Pierhouse Hotel & Seafood Restaurant

Restaurant With Rooms

The Pierhouse Hotel & Restaurant, Port Appin, Argyll, PA38 4DE

    Surrounded by magnificent scenery in the small village of Port Appin, Argyll, you can find The Pierhouse.

    Perched on the shores of Loch Linnhe overlooking the picturesque islands of Lismore, Shuna and The Morvern Hills, this intimate twelve bedroom hotel and renowned seafood restaurant boasts breathtaking views in all seasons, all the way up to the high peaks of Ben Nevis and Glencoe. As far as the eye can see is the spectacular and unique beauty of the West Coast of Scotland.

    Situated in the historic 19th century residence of the Pier Master, The Pierhouse is perfectly situated on the calm waters of Loch Linnhe, with an outdoor terrace leading directly onto the shore, making this a favourite location of artists and novelists alike.

    The Pierhouse is a popular destination with guests wishing to arrive by sea with private moorings available - an ideal location for those exploring this beautiful stretch of water and wishing to break their journey with a truly memorable place to eat and stay.

    Our renowned restaurant seats 60 people and has magnificent panoramic views and boasts the very finest locally sourced seafood and game. The restaurant is open at lunchtime and offers the choice of an A La Carte and Bar Lunch Menu, as well as a Childrens Menu. Coffee and tea are available all day from 11.30am.

    An exciting range of outdoor activities can be organised for guests, including sailing, sea kayaking, motor boat cruises, fishing, horse-riding and mountain biking. Picnic boxes can also be arranged for guests for lunch or dinner.

    The Pierhouse is open daily from 11.30am until late (except Christmas Day and Boxing Day).

    **Single occupancy rates available May - september**


    4 Restaurant with Rooms
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    Opening Times
    Open All Year
    2014 Opening Times
    1 Jan 2014 - 31 Dec 2014

    Room Information

    Number of Rooms / Units
    Room / Unit Type
    Room / Unit Tariff
    King size Sea Loch View Double
    £160.00 per room per night (breakfast inc.)
    Rear Family
    £155.00 per room per night (breakfast inc.)
    Standard Rear Double/Twin
    £135.00 per room per night (breakfast inc.)
    Superior Loch View Double
    £190.00 per room per night (breakfast inc.)

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

    Accommodation Type

    • Hotel Breaks


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


    • Porterage
    • Room Service Available
    • Internet Access
    • Smoking Restricted
    • No Smoking Permitted

    Languages Spoken

    • Italian Speaking
    • French Speaking
    • Spanish Speaking


    • Village Location
    • Rural Location
    • Lochside Location
    • Remote Location
    • Waterfront Location
    • Coastal Location
    • Sea/Loch View

    Special Requirements

    • Families
    • Pets Allowed
    • Non smokers
    • Pets Welcome By Arrangement
    • Pets Welcome
    • Children Welcome


    • Bar Available
    • Vegetarian
    • Restaurant
    • Cafe / Restaurant available on site
    • Evening Meal Available
    • Breakfast Available
    • Full Alcohol Drinks License
    • Gluten Free
    • Lunch Available
    • Shop within 2 Miles / Mobile Shop
    • Vegetarian Food Available
    • Dinner Available
    • Tea & Coffee Available
    • Dairy Free


    • Tumble Dryer
    • Shower
    • Lounge
    • Payphones Available
    • Iron Available
    • Heating Throughout Property
    • Towels Provided
    • Log Fire
    • Linen Provided
    • Electric Shaver Point
    • Ironing Facilities
    • Hairdryer Available

    Health & Wellbeing

    • Sauna
    • Traditional Massage

    Leisure Facilities

    • DVD Player
    • TV In Room
    • TV Lounge
    • WiFi

    Payment Methods

    • American Express Card
    • Debit Card
    • Switch Card
    • Maestro Card
    • Solo Card
    • Delta Card
    • Mastercard
    • VISA Card


    • Parking
    • Free Parking Off-Site/Street
    • Cycle Rack
    • Bike Storage Available
    • Private Car Space
    • Free Parking On-Site

    Road Directions

    Approximately 20 miles north of Oban (allow 30 mins journey time) and 27 miles south of Fort William (allow 45 mins journey time).

    From Glasgow - take the M8 west across the Erskine Bridge and turn left onto the A82 (Crianlarich) and head north to Ballachulish. Take the A828 towards Oban and in Appin turn right at the "Port Appin/Lismore Ferry" sign (allow 2 hours and 15 minutes journey time).

    From Edinburgh - take the M9 towards Stirling. Follow the A84 and head towards Crianlarich (A82), carry on to Ballachulish. Take the A828 towards Oban and in Appin turn right at the "Port Appin/Lismore Ferry" sign (allow 2 hours and 30 minutes to 3 hours).

    Public Transport Directions

    Public transport is also available by bus or train  from Glasgow or Edinburgh, please telephone reception for more details for transport from the nearest train station or busstop.


    Getting there by aeroplane:- The nearest airports are Glasgow International which is approximately 2 hours and 15 minutes by road, and Edinburgh Airport which is approximately 2 hours and 30 minutes by road. Additionally, private planes can land at Connel Airfield, just 20 minutes drive south from the hotel. Taxis and car hire are easily arranged and will meet you at the airfield if required.


    Transport within Scotland

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    Access to Public Areas

    • Level access (i.e. no steps or thresholds), or access by a ramp or lift :
      • from the entrance to reception
      • to a public toilet
      • to the bar
      • to the lounge

    Building Entrance

    • There are steps to the main entrance
      • Handrail by the steps
      • Number of steps 5


    • Route from the parking area to the entrance is :
      • with a ramp

    Bedrooms and Bathrooms: General

    • Bathrooms available with :
      • bath
      • bath with shower
      • separate shower unit
    • Bedrooms with non-allergic bedding available (e.g. non-feather pillows)

    General Questions

    • Emergency evacuation procedures for the safe exit of guests with disabilities
    • 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

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


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