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The Pierhouse Hotel

AA rating
Small Hotel

About this rating

Rated from 1 to 5, a higher number of stars indicates a better quality, range of services and facilities with an emphasis on 6 key areas – cleanliness, service, food, bedrooms, bathrooms and hospitality.

The merit score for this hotel is 81%. This helps you to compare quality between hotels of the same star rating.

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Customer rating 9 / 10
Based on 99 reviews

Attractive bedrooms with pleasant décor and furnishings

AA Inspector

At a glance

1 Rosette restaurant
Family rooms
Dogs welcome
Civil weddings
Outdoor parking

Located on the shores of Loch Linnhe in Port Appin, this hotel offers a warm welcome and relaxing atmosphere with comfortable, contemporary styled 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.


  • En-suite rooms: 12
  • Family rooms: 2
  • Ground-floor rooms: 6
  • Dogs allowed on premises
  • Dogs allowed in bedrooms
  • Broadband available
  • Wi-Fi available
  • Freeview TV in rooms

Opening times

  • Closed: 25–26 December


  • Outdoor parking spaces: 20


  • Steps for wheelchair: 4
  • Walk-in showers


  • Children welcome


  • Other leisure facilities: Aromatherapy, massage, sauna, kayaking, walking, cycling
  • New Year entertainment programme


  • Theatre-style holds (maximum): 20
  • Classroom-style holds (maximum): 20
  • Boardroom-style holds (maximum): 20


  • Holds a civil ceremony licence
  • Maximum number of guests: 80

Getting here

A828 from Ballachulish to Oban. In Appin right at Port Appin and Lismore ferry sign. After 2.5 miles left after post office, hotel at end of road.

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Connel/Oban/Fort William
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