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Loch Melfort Hotel Awarded VisitScotland Gold Stars

We are very proud to have been awarded the highly prestigious VisitScotland Gold award. The gold star award has recently been introduced by VisitScotland to highlight establishments within the Quality Assurance scheme that strive to exceed customer expectations on an on-going basis. They are limited to only a select few establishments and can be achieved ...

Loch Melfort Hotel Win at Scottish Hotel Awards

Loch Melfort Hotel is proud to be awarded Small Country House Hotel of the Year 2012 by the Scottish Hotel Awards which took place in Glasgow on Sunday 20th May. Proprietors Calum and Rachel Ross were also awarded a gold medal for Hospitality. Having recently had our Visit Scotland rating changed from 3 Star Hotel ...

Summer Delights at Loch Melfort Hotel

Loch Melfort is all set for summer, with the Hotel and Chartroom II Bistro now open 7 days a week, with some marvellous summer offers and a new menu. Chartroom II Bistro is open for teas, coffees and home baking all day from 11am, Lunch is served 12pm – 2:30pm, which includes a snapshot of ...

New Country House Status for Loch Melfort Hotel

Since our latest Visit Scotland inspection we have now been reclassified as a 3 star Country House Hotel as opposed to a 3 star hotel. Country House Hotel sums us up to a tee, what with the miles of beautiful West Coast countryside we are located in and our own animal family consisting of highland ...

Four Weddings and a Fair

October has been all about weddings for us, with a stand at the Oban Wedding Fair followed by hosting three weddings all in the same month and another planned for the beginning of November. Loch Melfort Hotel was part of a whole host of locally based companies who exhibited at the Oban Wedding Fair on ...

Latest Wildlife Sightings

Our wildlife diary on our website’s See and Do section is a way for guests to make a note of any sightings they have in and around the hotel grounds. Previous sightings include red squirrels, deer, and sea eagles amongst many others from the options we have listed. What we didn’t have listed was an ...

End of the Building Work, Start of the Sun!

We blogged recently about the damage we received to our Cedar Wing roof after the storm at the end of May. We are happy to report that the work is now over and we are back to operating as normal. We are now hoping to make the most of the rest of the summer season ...

Hotel Survives Surprise Summer Storm!

On 23 May Scotland saw devastating storms hit the country with damage to buildings, boats and power lines alike. With winds reaching up to 100mph and heavy rainfall, power lines were brought down after trees were blown onto them leaving many places without power for over 24 hours, Loch Melfort Hotel being one of them. ...

Oban Bicentenary

Oban, meaning Little Bay, was officially granted the status of Royal Burgh 200 years ago by a Royal Charter in favour of the Duke of Argyll. Despite its size of around 8000 residents, it is in fact the largest town between Helensburgh and Fort William and known as the “Gateway to the Isles”. The population ...

New Menu at Asknish Bay Restaurant

It is no secret that our Asknish Bay Restaurant has one of the finest views on the West Coast and after winning an Eat Scotland Silver Award last month, as well as constantly maintaining our 2 AA Rosettes for the last 11 years, we must be doing something right on the food and service front ...

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