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Frette Italian sheets, premium bedding, blackout curtains, free WiFi
Frette Italian sheets, premium bedding, blackout curtains, free WiFi
Frette Italian sheets, premium bedding, blackout curtains, free WiFi

Brander Lodge Hotel

3 out of 5

4.5/5 Wonderful

Guests rated this property 4.6/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast available
  • Business services
  • Bar

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • 72-hour vacancy between guest room stays

Explore the area

    Popular LocationBonawe Iron Furnace1 min walk
    Popular LocationCruachan Power Station7 min drive
    AirportOban (OBN)16 min drive
    Popular LocationArdchattan Priory Garden36 min drive

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Comfort Double Room, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking, Private Bathroom

  • 140 sq ft
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 King Bed

Business Single Room, 1 Double Bed, Non Smoking, Ensuite

  • 97 sq ft
  • Sleeps 1
  • 1 Double Bed

Superior Double Room, 1 King Bed, Patio, Garden View

  • 161 sq ft
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 King Bed

About this area


Located in Taynuilt, Brander Lodge Hotel is in a rural area and by the sea. The area's natural beauty can be seen at Loch Awe and Loch Linnhe. Loch Visions and Scottish Sealife Sanctuary are also worth visiting. Spend some time exploring the area's activities, including whale watching.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Bonawe Iron Furnace - 1 min walk
  • Cruachan Power Station - 7 min drive
  • Connel Bridge - 11 min drive
  • Loch Visions - 15 min drive
  • Ardchattan Priory Garden - 36 min drive

Getting around

  • Taynuilt Station - 1 min drive
  • Glasgow International Airport (GLA) - 94 min drive


  • Inverawe Smokehouse - 5 min drive
  • The Smokery - 5 min drive

About this property

Brander Lodge Hotel

3-star hotel with restaurant and bar/lounge
A restaurant, a bar/lounge and coffee/tea in a common area are available at this smoke-free hotel. Free WiFi in public areas, free self parking and a free manager's reception are also provided. Other amenities include conference space, laundry facilities and a library. All 21 rooms offer free WiFi, room service and LED TVs. Other amenities available to guests include Frette Italian sheets, hairdryers and phones.
Brander Lodge Hotel offers 21 forms of accommodation with a hairdryer and free toiletries. Beds feature Frette Italian sheets and premium bedding. LED televisions are featured in guestrooms. Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

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
Follows the industry cleaning and disinfection practices of COVID-19 Guidelines (CDC)

Social distancing

Contactless check-in and check-out
Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Guest rooms kept vacant for 72 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place
Contactless room service is available.

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Masks are required at the property
Hand sanitiser provided
Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities


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

Parking and public transport

  • Free extended parking on site

Food and drink

  • Buffet breakfast available for a fee 7:00 AM–9 AM on weekdays and 8:00 AM–10 AM on weekends: GBP 10-15 for adults and GBP 5.00-10 for children
  • 1 restaurant
  • 1 bar
  • Free daily reception
  • Room service available
  • Coffee/tea in a common area

Family friendly

  • Laundry facilities


  • Library
  • No lifts

Guest services

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Wedding services

Languages spoken

  • English

Business services

  • 2 meeting rooms
  • Conference space


  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace


  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • Roll-in shower (select rooms)
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)


  • Smoke-free property
  • TV in lobby

Room amenities


  • Bed sheets
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Frette Italian sheets
  • Premium bedding


  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Towels


  • 41-inch LED TV


  • Phone

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Check-in from 2 PM - 9 PM
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before 11 AM

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 8 AM - 8 PM
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk


Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are available for GBP 15.0 per day.

Payment types at the property

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: between GBP 10 and GBP 15 for adults, and GBP 5.00 and GBP 10 for children (approximately)
  • Rollaway bed fee: GBP 15.0 per day

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

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, debit cards and cash
Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed
Safety features at this property include a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system and a first aid kit

Property is also known as

Brander Lodge Hotel Taynuilt
Brander Taynuilt
The Brander Lodge Hotel & Bistro Taynuilt
The Brander Lodge Hotel And Bistro
Brander Lodge Hotel Hotel
Brander Lodge Hotel Taynuilt
Brander Lodge Hotel Hotel Taynuilt

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Brander Lodge Hotel and receive a full refund?
Yes, Brander Lodge Hotel offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Brander Lodge Hotel cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
How much does it cost to stay at Brander Lodge Hotel?
As of 18 Apr 2021, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Brander Lodge Hotel on 26 Apr 2021 start from £109, including taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
Is Brander Lodge Hotel pet-friendly?
No, only service animals are welcome at the property.
How much is parking at Brander Lodge Hotel?
Self-parking and extended parking are free at this property.
What time is check-in at Brander Lodge Hotel?
Check-in is from 2 PM - 9 PM.
What time is check-out at Brander Lodge Hotel?
Checkout is at 11 AM.
Where is Brander Lodge Hotel located?
Situated by the sea, this hotel is 0.1 mi (0.1 km) from Bonawe Iron Furnace and within 6 miles (10 km) of Loch Awe and Cruachan Power Station. Loch Linnhe and Loch Visions are also within 9 miles (15 km).

Overall score and ratings



Rating 5 - Excellent. 49 out of 83 reviews
5 - Excellent 59%
Rating 4 - Good. 29 out of 83 reviews
4 - Good 35%
Rating 3 - Okay. 3 out of 83 reviews
3 - Okay 4%
Rating 2 - Poor. 1 out of 83 reviews
2 - Poor 1%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 1 out of 83 reviews
1 - Terrible 1%




Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Autumn Weekend
Hotel was excellent. Staff helpful and very friendly. Food delicious. Stunning scenery. Would happily recommend and visit again.
Stayed 2 nights in Nov 2019

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Staff were friendly and efficient, nothing was too much trouble. Would definitely recommend staying here.
Stayed 3 nights in Sep 2019

2/5 Poor

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Disliked: Staff & service
We stayed here last weekend and would not do so again. We had an issue with our evening meal which was addressed at the time. However it was our further experience at breakfast which prompted this review. The buffet table had many empty plates and we enquired if the buffet would be replenished, the response to us was: “when it’s gone, it’s gone”. On a positive the hotel is spotlessly clean and located in a very scenic location. Sadly whilst the staff are friendly when you speak to them they are not attentive. When a problem occurs they have a complacent attitude and from the response letter that we received from the Manager quite defensive and not willing to receive constructive feedback.
Stayed 1 night in Sep 2019

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
I loved the type of heating. The unit was clean, comfortable and easy to come and go location. Close to fun unadvertised sites.
Stayed 3 nights in Sep 2019

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
What more could you want?!
Fabulous room, lovely meal, gorgeous grounds, great service, good price.
Stayed 1 night in Sep 2019

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