US$67 Avg/night
Rate and special offer based on Check-in 11 Feb 2016 Check-out 12 Feb 2016

Loch Melfort Hotel

3 stars
View map of Arduaine, Near Oban, PA34 4XG

Hotel Overview

Reviewer score
out of 5

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Loch Melfort Hotel & Restaurant Oban offers tranquil accommodation and fine dining experience to discerning travellers. It is in vicinity to Barbreck Farm, Dunollie Castle, Easdale Island Folk Museum, Castle Stalker, Oban Seal Sanctuary and Corryvreckan Whirlpool.

Loch Melfort Hotel & Restaurant Oban offers well equipped meeting and banquet spaces that cater to business meetings, banquets and events for various groups. Outdoor enthusiasts can enjoy walking, sailing, fishing, bird watching or explore the spectacular countryside and exciting activities on offer in the Oban and Lorn area.

There is ample onsite parking available.

Situated in quiet location, the Loch Melfort Hotel & Restaurant in Oban is next to Arduaine Garden and has Craobh Marina, Ardfern Yacht Centre, Kilmelford, Oban War and Peace Museum, Kilmartin House Museum, Inveraray Castle and Crinan Canal in its surroundings.

The hotel is just over 2 1/2 hours from Glasgow. For a direct route, follow the M8 West to junction 30, then north on the A82 towards Tarbet. At Tarbet take the A83 and follow the signs for Inveraray and Lochgilphead. At Lochgilphead, take the Oban road (A816). The hotel is at Arduaine, 18 miles to the North and is clearly signposted. From Edinburgh, head North-West to Stirling on the M9 to junction 10. Continue on the A84 to Tyndrum and Oban on the A85. In Oban take the A816. The Loch Melfort Hotel is 19 miles south of Oban on the A816.

The Loch Melfort's Arduaine Restaurant serves delicious dishes for the breakfast followed by authentic dinner, for guests to enjoy in comfortable atmosphere. Guests can also sit back and relax with a glass of fine wine in warm ambiance of the bar.

This hotel features 25 spacious accommodation units that are decorated in individual style and outfitted with standard comforts such as television, telephone and a private bathroom.

Infants stay for free upto and including the age of 2, cots are available free of charge, Child supplement is £25 per child per night. Children are charged as adults from the age of 12

Loch Melfort Hotel Rooms

Classic Double
There are 25 spotlessly clean bedrooms with stunning views across Asknish Bay to the Islands beyond, giving plenty of natural light. Bedrooms range from luxury suites, superior and classic rooms, each incorporating its own individual style and charm, having either private terrace or balcony. They have been elegantly decorated in rich colors and fabrics, furnished with fresh flowers, local landscapes and antiques. Many bedrooms are dog friendly (one of the very few hotels in the area who accommodate dogs) and are accessible for those who require no stairs. Also the hotel welcomes children and babies in their family rooms.


  • WiFi
  • Free parking
  • No smoking rooms/facilities
No smoking rooms/facilities
Pet friendly
Business centre
Conference facilities
Free parking
Handicapped rooms/facilities

Hotel Map

56.2362 -5.552
Area served
Loch melfort
Nearby airports
Glasgow - 160km
Area description
There is plenty to see and do in the surrounding area, Arduaine Garden is placed adjacent to the hotel where guests can wander round and absorb the beautiful surroundings, there is also a stunning cliff-top view point overlooking the Sound of Juro and its islands. There are many historical places of interest such as Kilmartin Village, with more than 350 monuments within a six mile radius, Castle Stalker and Dunstaffnage Castle, which are ruined but can still be visited at leisure. Inveraray Castle is in magnificent condition with many interesting displays such as armour, weapons, tapestries and relics chronicling the castles place in Scottish history. The hills surrounding Loch Melfort are full of many scenic walks suitable for all abilities and not to forget the varied selection of courses awaiting golfers in and around the Oban area. Highland courses are known for their ruggedness and challenging holes, set amidst beautiful scenery, and are well-maintained.

Meeting facilities

Meeting Info
Meeting facilities are available with internet access. There are two meeting rooms to accommodate up to 50 people for conferences and up to 150 guests banqueting/cocktails.


The Arduaine Restaurant serves fantastic food, which is recognized by being awarded 2 AA Rosettes consistently since 2000. The hotel is ardent about sourcing the best quality local ingredients, serving amazing seafood such as freshly caught languidness, lobster and crab landed direct from the slipway in Arduaine. Plus, select cuts of meat from nearby Barbrek Farm in Ardfern. Add to this seasonal vegetables and aromatic herbs, handpicked from Loch Melforts kitchen greenhouse and guests have a true gourmet experience. Guests can also relax and enjoy a pre-dinner drink and canaps or retire for a nightcap to the cosy cocktail lounge in front of the blazing fire.

Hotel Policies


Terms and conditions

Extra charges may apply for children. Incidental charges, such as room service, are not included in the quoted rate.

The amenities and/or facilities may not be located at the hotel, but within a reasonable distance, and additional charges may apply for use.

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