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Meet our team

Meet the people who make it all possible at Loch Melfort Hotel. 

 

Calum & Rachel: Owners

Calum & Rachel: Owners

Calum and Rachel Ross bought Loch Melfort Hotel in September 2008 in a somewhat run-down state and set about refurbishing it on a rolling programme. Although Calum and Rachel had no previous hotel experience, they both had long careers in the...

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Sam: General Manager

Sam: General Manager

Sam joined the team in 2017. She has worked in hospitality since she was 13. Starting as a Kitchen Porter and Housekeeper while still at school. She loved the industry and after school continued on, moving through the ranks (and throughout...

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Alison: Reception Manager

Alison: Reception Manager

  Alison has been working at the Loch Melfort hotel since 2010! She lives on the Isle of Seil - connected to the mainland by The Bridge over the Atlantic. Originally from Brighton, she went to university to study Tourism in Buckinghamshire....

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Kerry: F&B Manager

Kerry: F&B Manager

  Kerry started working with us in early 2017. We are so grateful every day for Kerry's can-do attitude, hard work, care, and dedication to the business. Kerry started working in our Bistro and has quickly worked her way up the ranks. Being...

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Ann: Duty Manager

Ann: Duty Manager

Ann started in July 2020, just after the first lockdown. Originally from the South of England, Ann now lives in the small village of Crinan. Once she experience her first full Scottish winter she felt like a true local! Ann spent the majority of...

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Sara: Supervisor

Sara: Supervisor

Sara has worked at Loch Melfort since 2019 - at first part-time then full-time once she left school. She was promoted to supervisor in July 2023, and had been taking part in a modern apprenticeship in hospitality supervision and leadership over the...

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Peter: Supervisor

Peter: Supervisor

  Peter has worked at the hotel since 2016. He works mainly in reception in the bar. Peter has a passion for Whisky, having visited most of the distilleries round about us, and is an excellent person to talk to if you fancy sampling some of...

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Kriszti: Head Housekeeper

Kriszti: Head Housekeeper

Kriszti has been working in the hotel since September 2021. She was previously working in Lunga House, a small seaside castle on the other side of the bay. Kriszti has been working in hospitality for 20 years doing a wide range of jobs including...

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Quinn: General Assistant

Quinn: General Assistant

Quinn has worked at Loch Melfort since March 2023. He has previously worked in the hospitality industry as a waiter at Sale Rugby Club. He started aged 13 in multiple roles, including waiter and later behind the bar once old enough. Quinn's...

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Linda: Housekeeper

Linda: Housekeeper

Linda has worked for the hotel since 2016 as a housekeeper, she is responsible for our laundry and helps the housekeeping team wherever required. Linda's favourite thing about working at the hotel is working with a great team and meeting new and...

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Lauren: Receptionist & General Assistant

Lauren: Receptionist & General Assistant

Lauren has worked at Loch Melfort since April 2022. Lauren previously worked in the airlines for almost 10 years in various roles such as passenger and guest services. Both in New Zealand and Canada. Lauren moved from New Zealand to Scotland in...

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Harris & Rocket: Guest Experience Ambassadors

Harris & Rocket: Guest Experience Ambassadors

Harris and Rocket are our Spanish rescue dogs. We are massive dog lovers here at Loch Melfort Hotel, and that is why our hotel is also very pooch friendly! You can read all about The Animals at Loch Melfort on our blog.

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Bracken and Thistle: Guest Experience Ambassadors

Bracken and Thistle: Guest Experience Ambassadors

Bracken and Thistle joined the team in 2019. You can often see them lazing around sunbathing. They love a good scratch on the head when they eventually get up and wander over to see you at the fence. You can read all about The Animals at Loch...

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