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Glentower Lower Observatory Guesthouse

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Peterhead, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 February 2015

We stayed here for 2 nights on a recent trip to Fort William, Trevor & Catriona were very friendly and made you feel so welcome! Our room was lovely, very tastefully decorated with a seating area in one of the turrets with views over the water. Loved the Scottish Fine Soap bath product is the bathroom!! The selection for breakfast...

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Munich, Germany
Reviewed 23 November 2014

Glentower Lower Observatory is a family run hotel. The location is perfect for exploring Fort William and the view on the Loch is beautiful. The building is very fascinating but inside it needs a refurbishment. We got a family room with view. The room was big with old furniture, bathroom very small. Free wifi and parking. Breakfast was good. A...

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3Thank egenan
Northumberland, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 November 2014

We had a chance to stay at this B&B a few years ago (not reviewed) and remembered it was nice so we decided to try it again. We got Tarbert room in the annex. The bed was comfy, the wood floors are a nice touch and the wardrobe is massive with plenty of room to store items. The bathroom is...

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2Thank EweAndMe
Nairn, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 October 2014

Having booked the Fort William - Mallaig Steam Train, I was looking for a nice Hotel within easy access to the train station. After reading some reviews, Glentower seemed to 'fit the bill'! Although I booked a room in the main building, we were told that another guest had decided to stay longer and, consequently, we were led to the...

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1Thank Musicjay56
Delhi, Delhi, India
Reviewed 22 October 2014 via mobile

My husband , 9 year old son and I stayed for a night on 21st October. We stayed in a family room for 2 adults and upto 2 kids for £114 ! Inclusive of breakfast. We stayed in room 5. The positives - Location is great as it overlooks the water, like so many B&Bs on the road. We were...

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Walldorf, Germany
Reviewed 22 October 2014

This is one more very nice B&B we stayed at during our trip through the highlands. Our room was rather small, but large enough, while the bathroom was quite large. Everything was spotlessly clean. Breakfast was very good. Compared to other B&Bs we stayed at, this one felt a little like a small hotel, however, there is nothing wrong with...

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1Thank terbang
Birmingham, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 October 2014

A really lovely B&B within easy walking distance of the town centre. Although we didn't climb Ben Nevis on this visit we felt like we'd achieved the set of both observatories having made the climb on our last visit to Fort William two years ago. We'd wanted to stay at the hotel since our last visit and weren't disappointed as...

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1Thank Rachel T
Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 30 September 2014

A very relaxing place to stay with a beautiful view of the Loch. Our twin room offered plenty of space for two people to spread out and relax. We even had a table and chairs next to our door where we could admire the view and watch the world go by. Our room had several thoughtful provisions including tea, coffee...

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2Thank Justmeplease
Reviewed 29 September 2014

We stayed at the Glentower for three nights and were given the Tower Room overlooking the Loch. The room was spacious with a good sized bathroom en suite. The furniture and decor is modern and good quality. The room was clean and was made up daily. The breakfast was served between 8 and 9 and cooked to order. There is...

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1Thank Martin P
Manchester
Reviewed 12 September 2014

The Glentower Lower Observatory is a landmark building in Fort William with a fascinating history. The owners have clearly invested a lot of care and attention in both the main building, annexe and grounds and the Glentower simply must be one of the best places to stay. I had emailed ahead to ask for a room with a view of...

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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Additional Information about Glentower Lower Observatory Guesthouse

Address: Achintore Road, Fort William PH33 6RQ, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Scottish Highlands > Lochaber > Fort William
Price Range: $147 - $280 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Glentower Lower Observatory Guesthouse 4*
Number of rooms: 11
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“Tower room has the best view, but no bath.”
 of 5 bubbles J6052PYsteved, 30 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Our first floor room - the Laurel was larger than my daughter's room upstairs for the same price. We also had a view.”
 of 5 bubbles EttaS485, 1 Oct 2016 | Read review
“front upstairs rooms have wonderful view of the Loch”
 of 5 bubbles BKRead, 15 Sep 2016 | Read review
“The Graham Suite but up a staircase so not good for disabled people”
 of 5 bubbles 358traceyw, 4 Sep 2016 | Read review
“My tip , don't miss this wonderful B&B !!!!!!”
 of 5 bubbles wallgood, 9 Jul 2016 | Read review
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