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Moorings Hotel, Fort William

Banavie, Fort William, PH337LY, UK View Map

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    Free Wifi
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    Disabled Rooms
  • Private Car Park
    Private Car Park
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    Pets Allowed
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    Walk-in Showers
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  • Golf in Local Area
    Golf in Local Area

The Moorings Hotel in Fort William is located alongside the Caledonian Canal with panoramic views of Ben Nevis.

Mark Simpson, Website Manager,

The Moorings Hotel in Fort William lies alongside the Caledonian Canal at the famous Neptune's Staircase and offers comfort and style coupled with the convenience of a modern hotel. The views from most of the Moorings hotels bedrooms are spellbinding, providing guests with panoramic views of water & the mighty Ben Nevis mountain range.

The Moorings is a well known hotel, and many celebrities have stayed and eaten in the hotel: Mel Gibson, Burt Lancaster, Sean Connery, Christopher Lambert and Liam Neeson to name but a few.

The popularity of the Moorings hotel stems from the fact it offers visitors an all round Highland experience, where everything is just right. The service is informal but efficient. The food is superb, with a rosette to match. The bedrooms are spotlessly clean and modern, and the public areas are full of character and what you would expect of a Scottish Highland's hotel.

Relax in one of the Moorings Hotels individually designed rooms, which offer all the comforts of home. The housekeeping staff pride themselves on their attention to detail and maintain the highest standards of cleanliness. Many of the rooms have panoramic views of Ben Nevis, Neptunes Staircase and Aonach Mor, offering stunning views at all times of the year.

The Moorings hotel offers a choice of dining facilities catering for both formal and informal occasions. Personal service, mouth-watering food and attention to detail are the hallmarks of The Moorings Hotel’s excellent reputation and this is perfectly demonstrated in the hotel's award winning Neptune's Restaurant.

The Moorings Hotel in Fort William offers great late deals and special offers on short breaks throughout the year.

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Cots Supplied
Ground Floor Rooms
Family Room for 3
Family Room for 4
Complimentary Bottled Water
Walk In Showers
DVD Player

The 27 bedrooms in the Moorings Hotel are en-suite and have colour TV with satellite, radio, tea/coffee making facilities, direct dial telephones, hair dryer and a laundry service. DVD players are available in family rooms.

The Moorings Hotels individually designed rooms also offer panoramic views of Ben Nevis, Neptune's staircase and Aonach Mor at all times of the year.

Guests can now choose between a standard rooms or opt for a new superior, which offer spectacular views, spacious living areas and a choice of twin or king sized beds

Bar & Restaurant

Outdoor Dining Terrace

The Moorings offers a choice of dining facilities catering for both formal and informal occasions.

The recently refurbished Neptune's Restaurant tempts you with award winning cuisine offering comfortable surroundings and excellent service. The a la carte menus are created by the team of chefs, who use the best in local produce, including fresh West Coast Seafood and Highland Game.

The comprehensive Wine List has been specifically designed with the menus in mind and offers an extensive range of wines from across the world offering something to suit all palettes.

For a less formal option to dine, there is also the Upper Deck Lounge Bar. Beautifully designed on a split level with wood panelling and stained glass, it offers a superb outlook onto the Caledonian Canal and Ben Nevis. From these wonderful surroundings you can have a hearty meal from our seasonal bar menu, which, offers a wide variety of dishes, along with the daily changing specials board, both of which are served throughout the day.

Dinner is served from: 7pm - 9pm

Breakfast is served from: 7:30am - 9:30am


Fitness Suite

The new Fitness Suite was added in 2010 and guest receive complimentary use of this facility
The Suite features:
Rowing machines
Weight Stations

Guests at the Moorings Hotel are also offered complimentary Golf at the local Golf Course

Directions to the Moorings Hotel in Fort William

From the A82 take the West for 1 mile. Take first right over the Caledonian Canal onto the B8004. The Moorings hotel is just along the road on the right.

3 hours by road from Glasgow and Edinburgh
1 hour from Inverness

Mileages are approximate

Whisky Tasting
Golf in Local Area
Wildlife Watching

The Moorings Hotel in Fort William is great base to stay if you are interested in the great outdoors as the Nevis Range is right on the doorstop and offers skiing breaks, snowboarding and sledging - the best views can be seen by taking the gondola trip to the top of the range.

For less energetic breaks in Fort William why not visit the West Highland Museum or sample the local brew at the Ben Nevis Distillery. One of the most popular attractions in this area apart from Ben Nevis is the Jacobite Steam train that takes you from Fort William along the stunning West Highland Line across the Glenfinnan Viaduct, used in the Harry Potter films, to the harbour village of Mallaig. Fort William is at the end, or the start of the West Highland Way - a 100 mile walk on paths to Glasgow.