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Portsonachan Hotel & Lodges On Loch Awe

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South Loch Awe Side, Portsonachan PA33 1BJ Scotland
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What you can expect during your stay
  • All linens sanitised in high-temperature wash
  • Floors marked for social distancing
  • Hand sanitiser available to guests & staff
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands
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Updated 20-07-27 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
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Updated 20-07-27 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.

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GreenLeaders Bronze level
Hotel, with restaurant and bar.
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Room & Suite (140)140
Full view
Property amenities
Free parking
Free internet
Free breakfast
Boating
Canoeing
Children's television networks
Highchairs available
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Car park
Public wifi
Bar / lounge
Restaurant
Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
Breakfast in the room
Complimentary instant cofffee
Kid-friendly buffet
Kids' meals
Outdoor dining area
Snack bar
Special diet menus
Wine / champagne
Hiking
Horseback riding
Windsurfing
Canoeing offsite
Fishing
Patio
Board games / puzzles
Taxi service
Photo copier / fax In business centre
24-hour security
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor furniture
Picnic area
Sun terrace
First aid kit
Umbrella
24-hour check-in
24-hour front desk
Ironing service
Shoeshine
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Room features
Blackout curtains
Soundproof rooms
Additional bathroom
Desk
Coffee / tea maker
Cable / satellite TV
Extra long beds
Walk-in shower
Dining area
Housekeeping
Private balcony
Seating area
Separate dining area
Separate living room
Sofa
Telephone
Wardrobe / wardrobe
Bottled water
Clothes rack
Iron
Private bathrooms
Tile / marble floor
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Kitchenette
Dishwasher
Oven
Stovetop
Electric kettle
Kitchenware
Flatscreen TV
Whirlpool bathtub
Bath / shower
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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Room types
Mountain view
Landmark view
Bridal suite
Non-smoking rooms
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HOTEL CLASS
HOTEL STYLE
Great View
Languages Spoken
English, French, Romanian
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tracyttaylor wrote a review Jun. 19
Weaverham, United Kingdom6 contributions2 helpful votes
We have stayed in many establishments in the UK and never had cause to complain but we feel it necessary to warn others in this instance. At a county show, we were approached by an agent from the Porsonachan hotel who persuaded us to take up an offer of a 3 night B&B stay. On arrival we were assigned to the coach house adjacent to the hotel. Whilst we didn’t have a problem with that, we did spend a most uncomfortable 3 nights due to a faulty skylight in the bedroom which allowed an infestation of midges. We didn’t discover this until the second night after my partner was covered in bites. We reported this to the hotel and asked them to fix the skylight (as we couldn’t shut it) and also to fumigate the room to get rid of the midges still present. Understandably they asked us to stay out for the majority of the day whilst they dealt with the problem. We returned later that evening to find the window had indeed been fixed but the midges were still present as my partner suffered midge bites yet again that night. In addition to this problem, the room was uncomfortably warm, even though a fan was provided and the temperature outside was quite cool. The bed was extremely uncomfortable and the whole place was obviously in need of some TLC. The only thing going for this establishment is it’s location. However, it’s not enough and we will never stay there again,.
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Date of stay: June 2021
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Response from Tracey Welch, Marketing at Portsonachan Hotel & Lodges On Loch Awe
Responded 2 days ago
Dear Tracy, thank you for your comments and glad to hear that you enjoyed the location. It does take a knack to open and close the skylight and we will be putting instructions in the room to explain this. Unfortunately, due to us being in the Scottish Highlands, located on South Loch Awe amidst over 100 acres of natural woodland, we cannot do anything about the midges especially when it is very warm as it has been this year. We try and fumigate but this only helps for the short term. All individual rooms have radiators in that can be controlled by our guests so that they can regulate the temperature in the individual rooms to ensure each individual guest is comfortable during their stay With regard to your mattress, we do have standard Silent Night mattresses with protectors, however, we do have in stock different mattresses and memory foam toppers so we could have provided you with an alternative if you were uncomfortable. I am sorry you will not be returning to Portsonachan as we do want all our guests to enjoy their stay with us. Kind regards
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karen g wrote a review Mar. 2020
Hartlepool, United Kingdom4 contributions7 helpful votes
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We have just had 4 nights in a very spacious, comfortable and warm 1 bedroom lodge with a view over the loch and to the snowy mountains. The area is stunning. The hotel conservatory serves an excellent standard of food, and very good coffee. The staff are so helpful and welcoming. Loads to do in the area if being overwhelmed by the Magnificence of the scenery isn’t enough. Can’t wait to go and stay again.
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Date of stay: February 2020Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Response from portsonachanhotel, General Manager at Portsonachan Hotel & Lodges On Loch Awe
Responded May 23, 2020
Dear Mrs Gilbert, Thank you for posting your lovely review, look forward to welcoming you back after lockdown, in the meantime stay safe and look after your self Kind Regards Liz
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Trevor E wrote a review Jun. 16
Bingley, United Kingdom1 contribution2 helpful votes
Saying it was like Fawlty Towers is doing Basil Fawlty a disservice ! Bedroom not big enough to swing a cat in. Bathroom plumbing was downright dangerous. Wiring to light in public room downstairs was hanging from a screwdriver stuck into a rafter. Only good things came out of the kitchen in the evening. Don't expect a full cooked breakfast to make up for your night, you won't get one ! Had booked for 4 nights, but abandoned the place after 2 nights as the hotel was unable to relocate us. (lost money as it had been pre-paid).
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Date of stay: June 2021
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Response from Tracey Welch, Marketing at Portsonachan Hotel & Lodges On Loch Awe
Responded 1 week ago
Hi, I wonder if you could let me know the dates you stayed and the accommodation as cannot find a booking under "Trevor E". I can then respond to your review. I look forward to hearing from you. Kind regards
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Dcambs wrote a review Jun. 15
Cambridge, United Kingdom18 contributions10 helpful votes
Stayed for 4 nites most impressed at the situation of the hotel and outstanding views definitely has a Scottish charm about it. I had a very friendly welcome and shown to my accommodation, I asked for a room with a view and I got it wow. My room was clean I am particular where I stay, I couldn’t fault the cleanliness throughout the hotel.sheets and bedding were fresh and crisp and the bed very comfortable. Food was great and I thought a good menu to choose from catering for most tastes. The service was friendly and professional and the bar was well stocked!! There certainly was plenty to do,take a boat from the hotel and explore the loch or try some fishing. The staff that I delt with during my stay were most attentive and approachable. A lovely hotel in a lovely part of Scotland. Will be returning
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Date of stay: May 2021Trip type: Travelled solo
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Response from Tracey Welch, Marketing at Portsonachan Hotel & Lodges On Loch Awe
Responded 1 week ago
Hi, thank you for your lovely review and so glad you enjoyed your stay with us and the view we provide :-) I will pass your comments on to the staff and our Chef. we look forward to welcoming you back to Portsonachan.
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Gillian W wrote a review Jun. 15
1 contribution1 helpful vote
Having just spent the weekend for my husband’s 60th birthday in Lodge Stirling I was appalled at the state of the place. The lodge had not been cleaned from previous occupants, bird poo all over decking and chairs outside, barbecue wasn’t cleaned, no cushions for chairs outside. Had to phone reception for cleaners and for other things to be rectified on several occasions and had to wait forever to get things done. The lodge was supposed to have been Covid cleaned what a joke!!! The staff didn’t seem bothered when we complained. I spent hundreds of pounds for this break and was disappointed as it was a special birthday. Won’t be returning!!!!!
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Date of stay: June 2021Trip type: Travelled with family
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Response from Tracey Welch, Marketing at Portsonachan Hotel & Lodges On Loch Awe
Responded 1 week ago
HI, thank you for your comments and I would confirm that all our accommodation follows all the Covid-19 guidelines and are properly cleaned. We have the "good to go" and also are inspected on a regular basis. The BBQ should have been cleaned and I have spoken to Housekeeping about this so thank you for pointing it out. We can provide outside cushions on request but do not have them on the furniture because of our outdoor wildlife. However, we cannot continually clean up the bird poo and the outside areas as the lodges are rural and in the wilderness. For example, we have swallows nests on the outside of our lodges and, as they are a protected species, there will be bird poo on the verandas as it is illegal to remove these nests. Perhaps we might think of supplying outside mops and buckets for guests staying in our lodges. We apologise for any delays that occurred with your requests and always address issues as quickly as we can as our maintenance and housekeeping are on site. Perhaps you can contact us directly via email at the hotel should you have any further issues and we can reply to you personally. We are sorry you won't be returning as this is not our intention at all.
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PRICE RANGE
US$98 - US$167 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
portsonachan hotel and lodges on loch awe, portsonachan hotel dalmally, portsonachan resort dalmally
LOCATION
United KingdomScotlandArgyll and ButePortsonachan
NUMBER OF ROOMS
49
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Frequently Asked Questions about Portsonachan Hotel & Lodges On Loch Awe
What are some of the property amenities at Portsonachan Hotel & Lodges On Loch Awe?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge.
Which room amenities are available at Portsonachan Hotel & Lodges On Loch Awe?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, a flat screen TV, and an additional bathroom.
What food & drink options are available at Portsonachan Hotel & Lodges On Loch Awe?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Portsonachan Hotel & Lodges On Loch Awe?
Yes, free parking, a parking garage, and secured parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Portsonachan Hotel & Lodges On Loch Awe?
Conveniently located restaurants include Kilchrenan Inn, Ardbrecknish House Restaurant & Bar, and Portsonachan Hotel Restaurant.
Is Portsonachan Hotel & Lodges On Loch Awe located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.08 km away from the centre of Portsonachan.
Are pets allowed at Portsonachan Hotel & Lodges On Loch Awe?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Portsonachan Hotel & Lodges On Loch Awe?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, French, and Romanian.
Are there any historical sites close to Portsonachan Hotel & Lodges On Loch Awe?
Many travellers enjoy visiting St Conan's Kirk (9.0 km), Inveraray Jail (13.2 km), and Inveraray Bell Tower (13.1 km).
Does Portsonachan Hotel & Lodges On Loch Awe have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the mountain view available here.
Is Portsonachan Hotel & Lodges On Loch Awe accessible?
Yes, it offers reduced mobility rooms and facilities for disabled guests. For specific enquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.