The Pierhouse Hotel
“Attractive bedrooms with pleasant décor and furnishings” - AA Inspector
PORT APPIN, ARGYLL & BUTE
Our Inspector's view
Located on the shores of Loch Linnhe in Port Appin, this hotel offers a warm welcome and relaxing atmosphere with comfortable, contemporary bedrooms and wood-burning fires in the Ferry Bar and residents' snug lounge. With breathtaking views over the sea loch to the islands of Lismore and Mull, watch the sun set as you dine in the candlelit restaurant which serves freshly prepared, locally sourced seafood and game, simply cooked to create award-winning dishes.
Facilities – at a glance
- En-suite rooms: 12
- Family rooms: 2
- Bedrooms Ground: 6
- Free TV
- Broadband available
- WiFi available
- Children welcome
- High chairs
- Children's portions or menu
- New Year entertainment programme
- Outdoor parking spaces: 20
- Walk-in showers
- Steps for wheelchair: 4
- Single room, minimum price: £95
- Double room, minimum price: £125
- Maximum number of guests: 80
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About the area
Discover Argyll & Bute
This is a county that’s all about awe-inspiring landscapes and unique island cultures. Ex-Beatle Paul McCartney put the area on the map when he wrote Mull of Kintyre, recorded in 1977 with the local pipe band backing his group. Kintyre is a long, thin peninsula that points south from the mainland, sheltering the mouth of the Firth of Clyde from the open sea. It’s very nearly an island, with just a narrow isthmus connecting it with Knapdale, to the north.
Tucked away at the end of the Firth of Clyde, Bute has been the holiday playground for generations of Glaswegians and is home to some of the finest golden beaches anywhere on the west coast. It may not boast the wild mountain grandeur of some of Scotland’s other islands, but Bute is blessed with swathes of heathery moorland and a range of low, fertile hills, perfect for walking and studying the local wildlife. Such is the variety of landscapes that make up this county.
To experience the sights and sounds of the area, visit Dunoon in late August for the Cowal Highland Gathering, when more than 150 pipe bands from all over the world compete for prestigious trophies.
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