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Glentower Lower Observatory

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Individually decorated, individually furnished, soundproofing
Individually decorated, individually furnished, soundproofing
Individually decorated, individually furnished, soundproofing
Individually decorated, individually furnished, soundproofing

Overview of Glentower Lower Observatory

Glentower Lower Observatory

4.0 star property

4.8/5 Exceptional

Guests rated this property 4.9/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast included
  • Parking included
  • Housekeeping

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • Hand sanitiser provided
  • Personal protective equipment
Achintore Road, Fort William, Scotland, PH33 6RQ

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationWest Highland Way6 min walk
  • Popular LocationLochaber Geopark Visitor Centre8 min walk
  • Popular LocationInverlochy Castle15 min walk
  • AirportOban (OBN)50 min drive

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About this area

Fort William

Glentower Lower Observatory is located by the sea and in a walkable area with good shopping. West Highland Way and Great Glen Way are worth checking out if an activity is on the agenda, while those wishing to experience the area's natural beauty can explore Ben Nevis and Loch Linnhe. Enjoy the great outdoors with mountain biking, horse riding and rock climbing, or hop on a bike for hire nearby and explore all the area has to offer.

What's nearby

  • West Highland Way - 6 min walk
  • Lochaber Geopark Visitor Centre - 8 min walk
  • West Highland Museum - 9 min walk
  • Great Glen Way - 14 min walk
  • Inverlochy Castle - 15 min walk

Getting around

  • Fort William Station - 14 min walk

Restaurants

  • Spice Tandoori - 5 min walk
  • Pierhead Takeaway - 6 min walk
  • The Great Glen - 6 min walk
  • Crannog Seafood Restaurant - 6 min walk
  • Costa - 6 min walk

About this property

Glentower Lower Observatory

4-star guesthouse near Loch Linnhe
Along with a garden, this smoke-free guesthouse has free breakfast and free self-parking. WiFi in public areas is free. Other amenities include a reception hall. All rooms are soundproofed and offer free WiFi and hairdryers. For a bit of entertainment, guests will find flat-screen TVs with digital channels, and other amenities include coffee makers and electric kettles.
Glentower Lower Observatory offers 7 forms of accommodation with coffee/tea makers and a hairdryer. Each accommodation is individually furnished and decorated. Flat-screen televisions come with digital channels.

Bathrooms include baths or showers and complimentary toiletries. This Fort William guest house provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Housekeeping is offered on a daily basis and an iron/ironing board can be requested.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter

Check-in

Contactless social distancing and check-out
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Gives staff personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Hand sanitiser provided
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • Free self-parking on site

Food and drink

  • Free cooked-to-order breakfast available daily 8 AM–9 AM

Family friendly

  • Soundproofed rooms

Conveniences

  • No lifts
  • Reception hall

Guest services

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Luggage storage

Languages spoken

  • English

Outdoors

  • Garden

More

  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Bed sheets
  • Heating

Bathroom

  • Bathtub or shower
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • Digital channels
  • Flat-screen TV

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Electric kettle

More

  • Individually decorated
  • Individually furnished
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
  • Soundproofing

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Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 3 PM - 10 PM
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 10 AM

Special check-in instructions

There is no front desk at this property
This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in
To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 24 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation
Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions; access will be through a private entrance

Access methods

Private entrance

Pets

Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.

Payment types at the property

Important information

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts credit cards and cash
Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher and a first aid kit

National rating

This establishment has received its official star rating from VisitScotland, the National Tourist Board for Scotland.

Property is also known as

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Overall score and ratings

4.8

Exceptional

Rating 5 - Excellent. 45 out of 53 reviews
5 - Excellent 85%
Rating 4 - Good. 7 out of 53 reviews
4 - Good 13%
Rating 3 - Okay. 1 out of 53 reviews
3 - Okay 2%
Rating 2 - Poor. 0 out of 53 reviews
2 - Poor 0%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 0 out of 53 reviews
1 - Terrible 0%

4.9/5

Cleanliness

4.9/5

Staff & service

4.8/5

Amenities

4.8/5

Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Fabulous hotel in ideal location overlooking the sea and only minutes walk to the town centre
Stayed 2 nights in Jun 2021

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Great hosts and very good breakfast with clean and tidy room.
Stayed 3 nights in Jun 2021

4/5 Good

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Short break staycation
We had a 2 night stay at the Glentower B&B last weekend. The accommodation was brilliant and the owner Catriona was very welcoming. Amenities were perfect and as expected and during this period of covid 19 the cleanliness was of a very high standard which made us feel completely safe. Perfect location for walking into the town. Would highly recommend a stay here
Stayed 2 nights in Oct 2020

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
The room was immaculate with a lot of attention to details. Special mention to the bathroom which has a superb shower cubicle and fantastic toiletries. The cooked breakfast was very good, and staff full of attention. The property location is also very good with a number of good restaurants within walking distance, and the pedestrian street nearby. I would definitely consider staying there again next time I am up in Fort William.
Stayed 3 nights in Sep 2020

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Loving FW and this lovely B&B!
Beautiful building right on the loch - lovely hosts who made our stay just great!
Stayed 1 night in Aug 2020