Kintail Lodge Hotel is located on the A87 road to Skye and is at the base of the Five Sisters of Kintail, and on the shores of Loch Duich. The location of the Kintail lodge hotel makes it an great setting off point for touring the surrounding areas of Lochalsh, Skye and the Western Highlands. Avid walker? 30 of Scotland ‘s Munros are in this area. For the less energetic, there are many tourist attractions – all suitable for day trips such as Eilean Donan Castle, Attadale Gardens, Isle of Skye, Plockton, and Applecross.
Depending on what time of year you decide to travel, and whether you select a standard or superior room, prices vary from £45.00 to £60.00 per person per night. There are 12 en-suite rooms to choose from, each with its own unique charm. There’s plenty of selection with singles, doubles and twins to choose from – all having been recently refurbished to a very high standard.
On a budget? Consider the Wee Bunk House or Trekkers lodge where prices are priced for the budget traveller! All the usual amenities, such as snack kitchen with appliances, and so on. They’ll even prepare a packed lunch for the next day if you ask in advance, which is handy. There’s a lovely fireplace to sit near and sip a warming beverage, whether it be coffee, tea or malt whisky, resting upon large cushioned couches and having some pleasant conversation.
There’s also a bar, if you’re more inclined to having a few drinks, sampling the regional whisky’s or sharing tales of sights and scenes with fellow guests of the Kintail Lodge Hotel. The Conservatory Restaurant overlooks the garden and loch and is open morning, noon and night. Local produce, seafood and game are featured on the menu, with candlelight tables available for that special occasion. Also close by are:
- Eilean Donan Castle – Scotland’s most photographed and most romantic castle?
- the Falls of Glomach – one of the highest waterfalls in Great Britain
- Glenelg – with its Brochs and General Wade’s Barracks
- Sandaig – with its Gavin Maxwell associations. Maxwell was the author of Ring of Bright Water and The Otters’ Tale.
- Glenshiel – site of 1719 Jacobite battle
- Skye Bridge (free) only 15 minutes away.