Dates of Interest 2011
2011 is set to be a busy year for us here at Loch Melfort Hotel with many events taking place in the hotel itself as well as in the surrounding area.
We re-opened on the 24th after our two week closure and are offering a two night stay with the second night B and B free (plus a complimentary bottle of wine for those staying in the first week of opening).
Valentine’s Day is on Monday 14th and from 1st – 18th we are offering a two night stay for £150 per person for DBB on the first night and B and B on the second night. There’s a bottle of bubbly and box of chocolates thrown in for those who stay on Valentine’s night.
March 12 sees the first of our 2011 mouthwatering gourmet nights with rates starting at £125 per person in a standard room with an extra night at £80 per person. 7 courses with wines to match and brilliant entertainment from Mike Cottam from Inverarity Wines.
Children stay free for Mother’s Day on 3 April and Mum receives free afternoon tea on arrival.
For Easter we have another of our fabulous three night deals where if you stay for two nights Dinner, Bed and Breakfast at £98 per person the third night DBB, with an £18.50 allowance to dine in our Chartroom Bistro, is only £25 each! An Easter egg hunt in the NTS Arduaine Garden next door takes place over the 4 days of Easter weekend which always delights the little ones, and on Easter Day itself, face painting and egg rolling amongst other activities.
The NTS Arduaine Garden is at its best in the Spring. The annual Spring Festival Weekend organised by the NTS takes place between the 6th-8th with guest speakers and specialist tours. 29 May is the BIG picnic with a garden of Eden church service in the Garden that weekend.
Another of our sumptuous Gourmet nights on the 2nd, and then from the 31st until the 6th August there is a 6 day Orienteering event taking place around the Oban area and we have reduced our rates to £62 B&B for those who are taking part. For more information on the event please visit the Scottish 6 Days website.
Gourmet night on the 8th.
The nearby town of Lochgilphead hosts a wonderful lantern parade on 5th November with lanterns made by the local children and then a spectacular bonfire and firework display. Along with that, the night before is our twice monthly Scottish Music night where we have our own bonfire too.
The last of our 2011 Gourmet nights is on the 3rd followed by Santa coming to Arduaine Garden on 17th to give out presents to all the good little children (and probably a few naughty ones too!).
Our usual three day Christmas Package starts on the 24th and our Hogmanay Package on the 30th, bringing back return guests time and time again.