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April Spring Special

April Spring Special

Spring is on its way and what better way to celebrate its return than with a short April getaway? A Scottish Springtime brings all the promises of Summer, without the crowds. As the days get longer and the pleasant weather makes an appearance, the daffodils of Loch...

Interview with Loch Melfort Hotel’s Head Chef

Interview with Loch Melfort Hotel’s Head Chef

Meet Loch Melfort Hotel's Head Chef, David Carroll. Heading up our delicious Restaurant, he has been working hard to put his own twist on things, source from our on-site vegetable garden, and create a menu that people want to sample again and again. In this interview...

Vacancy: Kitchen Porter

Vacancy: Kitchen Porter

We are looking for a dedicated and motivated Kitchen Porter to join our team. Our kitchen is an extremely well run, professional environment. Our restaurant is busy from breakfast until dinner, and receives great customer reviews. Main duties: keeping kitchen clean...

Romantic wedding stories from Oban – Kate and Robin

Romantic wedding stories from Oban – Kate and Robin

Our unique country house, with its uninterrupted island views, sheltered location, and attentive team, is working hard to build a reputation for being one of the best small Scottish wedding venues on the West Highland coast. Over the last couple of years, our...

10 of the best places to visit in north west Scotland

10 of the best places to visit in north west Scotland

Perhaps we’re a little biased, but we wholeheartedly agree with the familiar Scottish statement, “West is best”. For such a small space, the west of Scotland packs a real punch, offering up everything from island adventures and majestic Munros to white-sand beaches...

Vacancy: Live-In General Assistant

Vacancy: Live-In General Assistant

As a general assistant you are the heart of our operation and we are looking for individuals who share our energy and passion and will contribute to our ongoing success. You will be either a housekeeper or waiter, or a mix of all, depending on your experience and your...

A Romantic Gift for Valentine’s Day – Save 10%

A Romantic Gift for Valentine’s Day – Save 10%

Our 2-night Romantic Getaway gift voucher is the perfect present for your other half this Valentine's Day. Valid for 12 months, there is plenty of time to book your break. What could be better than time away with the one you love, on the romantic coast of Argyll? Soak...

Vacancy: Sous Chef

Vacancy: Sous Chef

Loch Melfort Hotel is a beautiful family run country house hotel, nestled on the argyll coast near the town of Oban. We are looking for a Sous Chef to join our well-established team. The Restaurant boasts plenty of character, offering a relaxed dining experience for...

Reflections and Highlights of Loch Melfort Hotel 2021

Reflections and Highlights of Loch Melfort Hotel 2021

Stepping into the New Year and hoping for a more reliable 2022, we take a moment to look back at the exciting opportunities and challenges the Loch Melfort Hotel team encountered in 2021. Despite another year affected by Covid, my goodness, did we have some real stand...

The stories behind the animals at Loch Melfort Hotel

The stories behind the animals at Loch Melfort Hotel

Passing around the front of our hotel, across the decking, and down the path to the little pebbled beach, it’s hard to miss five of our (hairier than most) team members: three Highland cows and two very naughty goats. You might also spot an energetic spaniel bouncing...

Winter Breaks at Loch Melfort Hotel

Winter Breaks at Loch Melfort Hotel

Crisp blue skies, cool calm waters, and tranquil surroundings. A winter break at Loch Melfort Hotel will leave you feeling relaxed and refreshed. Expect fabulous sunsets and when darkness settles the skies above twinkle with millions of stars. From remote forests,...

International Chefs Day Interview: “Super fresh is the key”

International Chefs Day Interview: “Super fresh is the key”

Did you know that our seafood is so popular that we’ve seen guests hire helicopters to travel from the east coast to dine with us? A truly wonderful testament to the talents of our team! For International Chef’s Day 2021, we stepped into our busy kitchen to learn more...

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