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Get an overview of this hotelFamily-friendly hotel with restaurant and bar/lounge



Located in Fort Augustus, this family-friendly hotel is 0.2 mi (0.3 km) from Benedictine Abbey, and within 20 mi (32 km) of Original Loch Ness Monster Visitor Centre and Loch Ness 2000 Exhibition Centre. Urquhart Castle and Commando Memorial are also within 25 mi (40 km).

Hotel Features

A restaurant, a bar/lounge, and coffee/tea in a common area are available at this smoke-free hotel. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Other amenities include conference rooms, dry cleaning, and laundry facilities.

Room Amenities

All 28 rooms offer free WiFi, room service, and satellite TV. Other amenities available to guests include coffee makers, free newspapers, and free bottled water.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

The hotel offers a restaurant. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. High-speed wireless Internet access is complimentary. This Victorian hotel also offers a garden, a picnic area, and coffee/tea in a common area. Complimentary self parking is available on site.

The Lovat, Loch Ness is a smoke-free property.

  • Total number of rooms - 28 
  • Babysitting or childcare 
  • Number of floors - 2 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Coffee/tea in common areas 
  • Conference space 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Fireplace in lobby 
  • Front desk (limited hours) 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Garden 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Meeting rooms 
  • Picnic area 
  • Restaurant 
  • Free self parking 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Wedding services 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Year Built 1879 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 2 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Babysitting or childcare  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Free self parking

Room Amenities

  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Phone 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Free bottled water 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Desk 
  • Cribs/infant beds available 
  • Satellite TV service 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free newspaper 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • In-room massage available 
  • Room service (limited hours) 

Where to Eat

Brasserie - This brasserie serves lunch and dinner. A children's menu is available. Reservations are required. Open daily.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Nearby Things to Do

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

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Downhill skiing nearby 
  • Cross-country skiing nearby 
  • Snowboarding nearby 
  • Personal motorized watercraft on site 
  • Rafting nearby 
  • Sailing nearby 
  • Water skiing nearby 
  • Windsurfing nearby 
  • Mountain biking nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
  • Bicycle rentals nearby 


To make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • In-room accessibility 
  • Roll-in shower 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time ends at 11 PM

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Special check-in instructions:

The front desk is open daily from 8 AM - 10 PM
If you are planning to arrive after 10 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation.
Guests planning to arrive outside of these hours must contact the hotel at least 24 hours prior to arrival to make check-in arrangements.


Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types


  • Pets allowed for an extra charge of GBP 6.5 per pet, per night
  • 2 per room
  • Specific rooms only, restrictions apply
  • Pet-friendly rooms can be requested by contacting the property at the number on the booking confirmation

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are 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.

No rollaway/extra beds available


Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Pet fee: GBP 6.5 per pet, per night
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • Lovat
  • Lovat Hotel
  • Lovat Hotel Loch Ness
  • Lovat Loch Ness
  • The Lovat, Loch Ness Fort Augustus, Scotland
  • The Lovat, Loch Ness Hotel Fort Augustus

We should mention

Children 12 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding. The property allows pets in specific rooms only and has other pet restrictions (surcharges apply and can be found in the Fees section). Guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

Awards & Affiliations

Green / Sustainable Property
This property participates in Green Tourism Program, a program that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: environment, community, cultural-heritage, the local economy.

National Rating

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

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