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Winter Opening Hours

September 23, 2014 by Alison Norfolk

October 2014 As of Sunday 28 September: Chartroom Bistro will be shut in the evenings 7 days a week. A Bistro Favourites menu will be served in Asknish Bay Restaurant. Friday and Saturday nights in October, Asknish Bay Restaurant will open 6-9pm, the rest of the week 6:30pm-8:45pm The Bistro is open 11-4 for soup ...

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Treasured Memories

September 21, 2014 by Alison Norfolk

We had The Vaane’s, a lovely Dutch family of 6 staying with us Saturday night.  The senior couple in the group used to come and stay at the hotel every year for about 20 years in a row.  They are both now 95 years old and haven’t been able to return for 12 or so years until this weekend. ...

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Heli Club de L’ain

September 17, 2014 by Alison Norfolk

30 members of the Heli Club de L’ain from the French town of Bourg en Bresse visited us for three nights recently, arriving in 10 helicopters. The 10 Helicopters consisted of; 2 R22’s, 7 R44’s and 1 R66 They were on their annual trip they take as a group and this year decided on a ...

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Sealife Adventures Update

September 12, 2014 by Alison Norfolk

Minke whale photographed today. There are still lots of small fish in the water giving good feeding for seabirds, seals,  porpoise and whales.    Minke whales are 7-10 m long. These are the commonest whales in Scottish waters. Minke whales are singing whales along with blue, fin, and humpback whales. They are affectionately known as ...

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Aerial Pictures

August 21, 2014 by Alison Norfolk

We recently had a selection of aerial photographs taken of Loch Melfort Hotel, the grounds and National Trust Arduaine Garden.  

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Free Wi-Fi at Loch Melfort Hotel

August 19, 2014 by Alison Norfolk

Now you can do so from the comfort of your own room or private balcony. Whilst online, why not share your day’s photos on our Facebook page, add a sighting to our wildlife diary or book your next stay.

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A Highland Tipi Wedding

August 14, 2014 by Alison Norfolk

Preparation for the tipis started back in the winter when the ground had to be slightly levelled, followed by the main work starting Monday onwards when the tipis started to go up. A marquee to house the kitchen also had to be made alongside. After a week of intermittent showers, the whole day was blessed with ...

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Sealife Adventures Update

August 5, 2014 by Alison Norfolk

Well this week it finally happened, the event we have been waiting for! The sea eagle chick actually left the nest. For some weeks now he has been behaving like a twenty year old not keen to leave the comfort of the family home! His parents finally got fed up and have left him to ...

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Team Building with a Difference!

August 4, 2014 by Alison Norfolk

Calum and Rachel Ross, Manager Samantha, Chef Mike and Supervisors Alison and James spent the day sailing down the sound of Kerrera and across to Loch Spelve on the south side of Mull. Everyone had the chance to steer the boat and Mike showed a special panache helping with the rigging and sails. Hospitality was ...

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Whale Watching on West Coast of Scotland

July 20, 2014 by Pedro Crespo

Scotland is an exceptional place for observing wildlife. The Isle of Mull offers beautiful beaches and rocky islands, and it is a good place to see porpoises, dolphins, minke whales and basking sharks. This island is also a bird sanctuary for sea eagles, golden eagles and puffins. It may sound obvious, but your whale watching ...

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