The Prince’s House

Ina and Kieran Kelly have nurtured a loyal following, who come to this small hotel at the head of Loch Shiel for the ‘friendly’ welcome, ‘attentive’ service and ‘outstanding’ cooking. More

Contact details

The Prince’s House
Glenfinnan
Highland
PH37 4LT
Scotland
01397 722246

Hotel information

Bedrooms

9.

Open

mid-Mar–end Oct, 27 Dec–2 Jan, restaurant open Easter–end Sept, New Year.

Facilities

restaurant, bistro/bar, free Wi-Fi, in-room TV (Freeview), small front lawn, only bar suitable for disabled.

Background music

in restaurant and bar.

Children

all ages welcomed.

Dogs

allowed in bar.

Credit cards

Amex, MasterCard, Visa.

Prices

[2016] per room B&B £75–£90 single, £130–£180 double/twin, £175–£200 four-poster. Set menu (in restaurant) £45, à la carte (in bistro) £28.

Good Hotel Guide Review

Ina and Kieran Kelly have nurtured a loyal following: guests come to this small hotel at the head of Loch Shiel for the ‘friendly’ welcome, ‘attentive’ service and ‘outstanding’ cooking. As a 17th-century ‘change house’, it provided shelter and a change of horse for travellers heading to and from the coast. Today, it is a gateway into the western Highlands, and a fine-dining experience. ‘The superb meal was the highlight of our stay,’ say Guide contributors this year. The ‘excellent’, traditionally furnished bedrooms have a ‘very comfortable’ bed and ‘lots of storage space’; the best has a Jacobean four-poster and views across the hills (a honeymoon favourite, say the hosts). The oldest part of the building houses the wood-panelled restaurant. Here, Kieran Kelly – ‘a talented chef par excellence’ – cooks ‘some of the finest food we have ever eaten’. His innovative Scottish menu might include terrine of wild duck, chutney apple, hibiscus syrup; pan-seared West Coast scallops, fennel–crème fraîche velouté. Breakfast has freshly squeezed orange juice; ‘excellent’ porridge. Walks from the front door. (AJG, Ralph Wilson)

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This hotel accepts discount vouchers which entitle readers to a 10% discount off their normal B&B rate for a single night’s stay. To take advantage of this offer, you must present the voucher at the time of booking.

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The Prince’s House
Glenfinnan
Highland
PH37 4LT

Guest comments

'Kieran Kelly is a chef par excellence whose superb talents have not so far been properly rewarded. ' - Ralph Wilson - August, 2015
'Our superior double room was excellent. Ina, the owner, was very welcoming. The hotel now requires a day’s notice if you want to eat in the restaurant. In the bar we preferred the starters to the main courses. ' - Alan & Edwina Williams - May, 2014
'Excellent as ever. The number of choices at dinner is more than ever. I cannot believe that you get a friendlier welcome or more attentive service anywhere than you do here. ' - AJ Gillingwater - May, 2014

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