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Imperial Hotel, Fort William

Fraser Square, Fort William, PH336DW, UK
Imperial Hotel, Fort William Imperial Hotel, Fort William 01397 702 040 Fraser Square Fort William
82 out of 100% 46 votes
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  • Free Wifi
  • Private Car Park
  • Golf in Local Area
  • Public Transport Nearby

The much improved Imperial Hotel in Fort William has a loch view & central location with all local amenities to hand

Mark Myhotelbreak & Classic Britain
Rooms & Facilities
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  • Free Wifi
  • Private Car Park
  • Golf in Local Area
  • Public Transport Nearby

Number of Bedrooms: 33

Parking Spaces: 10

Steps into Hotel: 0

Check In Time: 2pm

Check Out Time: 11am

The Imperial Hotel in Fort William is situated between Fort William's main street and Loch Linnhe and has magnificent views over the loch and surrounding hills. This 3-star hotel in Fort William is within walking distance of the local amenities including a cinema, leisure centre, museum and a historical fort. After having undergone recent refurbishment the Imperial Hotel is ideal for a stay in the Highlands of Scotland.

The Fort William Imperial Hotel boasts 35 well-appointed ensuite bedrooms many of which have fine views over Loch Linnhe, each with its own individual character charm.

With two stunning dining areas to choose from you will be spoiled for choice at the Imperial Hotel in Fort William. The beautiful Blue restaurant has a fine reputation for good food and friendly service. The Library Bar is also available for either a relaxing drink after a busy day or why not sample the bar meals which combine Scottish and Indian fare. Try some Italian at the Imperial's new Rio Pizzeria Restaurant.

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



tick TV
tick Tea/Coffee
tick Trouser Press
tick Iron/Board
tick Toiletries
tick Hairdryer
tick Telephone
tick Room Service
tick Cots Supplied
tick Spa Bath in Bedroom(s)
tick Wifi
tick Family Room for 3
tick Freeview TV

Here at the Imperial Hotel each of the 35 bedrooms is en-suite with contemporary decor, very comfortable beds, and all the modern amenities required to make your stay comfortable with a flat-screen TV, Free WiFi access, Direct Dial Telephone, Tea & Coffee making facilities and individual heaters allowing you control of the temperature of your room for your comfort.

Each bedroom has been designed with you in mind. From single, double, and twin to connecting and accessible, the room types will suit all needs. Many room types are available to enhance your stay from fantastic Premier Double and Twin Rooms offering all the amenities of a standard room but boasting of superb sea views.

If you are really after a luxurious break why not upgrade to one of the Executive Rooms? With stunning sea views and Jacuzzi baths… bliss. Ideal for that Scottish highland honeymoon too. 

Designed to make your family stay or break in Fort William a home away from home for all the family, the family rooms are particularly spacious and can be either triples or quads. A sofa bed or cot can be always included in the family rooms if required at no extra charge.

Please note there is no lift or ground floor rooms at the Imperial Hotel. 

Bar & Restaurant

The extensive menus offer an interesting choice of traditional Scottish, and a few international favourites, chosen and carefully prepared by The Imperial’s skilled team of chefs. The chefs prepare special dishes daily. Freshly cooked, uncomplicated cuisine, easy on the palate with local flavours always shining through. The chefs use the finest produce from the surrounding ‘ natural larder’, featuring top produce in season, to compile menus to showcase the best qualities of these ingredients and present them in glorious surroundings.

Be it an informal light meal, lunch or an evening supper or dinner, you can be assured of the best quality food, fine wines and magnificent Scottish highland character and feel.

Breakfast, the most important meal of the day, is available daily from 7.30 am - 9.30 am. Most of our hotel accommodation rates include complimentary Scottish or continental breakfast. Get your day off to a great start with the best breakfast in Fort William.

The Blue Restaurant at the Imperial Hotel

The restaurant serves a delicious a la carte menu daily between 5 pm and 9.30 pm. Here you can experience locally sourced seafood and produce. From freshly caught mussels to Aberdeen Angus sirloin steaks, you can be sure to dine like a king. To finish, why not treat yourself and try one of the freshly prepared coffee liqueurs.

Sample Restaurant Menu

Opening times (subject to change)

Breakfast 0730 am to 0930 am (Weekdays)

Breakfast from 0800 am to 1000 am (Weekends)

Dinner 1800 hours to 2030 hours

Rio Pizzeria

Guest now also have the opportunity to sample a taste of Italy in Fort William at the Imperial Hotels New RIO PIZZERIA. Enjoy a great selection of Italian dishes from Pizza Margherita to Bistecca al Crema.

Sample Pizzeria Menu

Library Bar

The library-themed cocktail bar and lounge are open daily from 12 noon to 11 pm. Let the freshly prepared homemade food warm you up after a long day. A great selection is on offer from steak pie to chicken tikka masala to tantalise your taste buds, if you’re feeling adventurous give the haggis pakoras a try, which gives you traditional Scottish food with a twist.


Location & Directions

Directions to Imperial Hotel in Fort William

By Car
Central on the inner ring road, adjacent to post office.

By Rail
Fort William Railway station - 1/4 mile.

By Air
Inverness Airport – 66 miles

Notice Board

Hotel Notice Board

There is no lift in the hotel or rooms on the ground floor.

Please be aware that the front door (and the Bar) is closed at 10.00pm. For access into the hotel after this time please contact the hotel for access code

Parking spaces are limited and cannot be guaranteed

Things to See and Do
tick Walking
tick Horse Riding
tick Nature Reserves
tick Skiing
tick Cycling
tick Golf in Local Area
tick Wildlife Watching
tick Water Sports
tick Climbing
tick Gorge Walking

The Imperial Hotel in Fort William is an ideal holiday retreat for the outdoor enthusiast as it is located at the foot of Britain's highest mountain, Ben Nevis, and close to the all-year-round Nevis Range. Fort William is known as the UK's Outdoors Capital making it ideal for activity breaks. The town also has a wide variety of shops.

Top Places to Visit while in Fort William:

Jacobite Steam Train & Glenfinnan Viaduct 

Neptunes Staircase 

Kinlochleven and the Ice Factor 

Ben Nevis Distillery and Visitor Centre

West Highland Museum, Fort William 

Treasures of the Earth, Fort William 

Wildlife watching - Closely associated with this area is the golden eagle. Its home is the high moors, crags and mountain corries in many parts of the area. If you are very lucky you may also encounter the spectacular sea eagle in a few places on the west coast. Red kites, for example, are easily seen from the car. Ospreys are everyday birds in the nearby Cairngorms National Park and elsewhere.

For more information on things to see in and do in the area, check out our Destination Guide.

Is there lift access or ground floor rooms available?
No, There is no lift or bedrooms on the ground floor.
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