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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
Reviewed 10 October 2016

Spent one night in this hotel at the finish of the WHW.Bedroom was on third floor Very old fashioned although there was an en suite with a bath only Shower room down the hall which had not been cleaned for weeks. Very dirty, mouldy shower curtain and everyones old shampoo,shower gel soap,you name it in and around the shower!! Staff... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 30 August 2016

Came up on the (English) bank holiday weekend this summer to climb the Ben with a couple of friends. The Geordie guy behind the bar/reception was super friendly and helpful and the rooms were a nice change from a youth hostel! Great location right in the centre of Fort William and nice communal space to come back to to chill... More 

Thank Catherine O
London, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 21 August 2016

well lets just say this hotel is beyond recovery it is showing every possible sign of decline and the view from the back entrance on the building is particularly poor and shows lack of re-investment and care although it could be turned around it would most likely never happen a horrible smell greets you and every aspect of this hotel... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 August 2016

This is a great option in a perfect location, right on the High Street in Fort William, a ten minute walk from the train and bus stations. Rooms are spare and small, linens are not luxurious, but there is a really nice lounge with couches and tv (we watched Olympics there), and the staff is exceptionally helpful. Whenever we needed... More 

1 Thank Karen S
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 July 2016

Now I know this Is a budget hotel (If you can get away with calling it such). Staff were pleasant however room was..... IMAGINE.... TV from the 90's kettle from the 80's. I understand this Is someone's livelihhood but for the rate's you expect better. To wake up at 5am to start work at 6am and go for a shower... More 

1 Thank brave h
Horsens, Denmark
2 reviews
Reviewed 11 July 2016

Pros: - Very nice and helpful staff, they were very helpful when we had to change our stay, due to being stuck in the airport. - Great location right on the Main Street, 5 minutes from the bus- and train station. And right next to shops. Despite the central location, there wasn't much noise in the evenings. - Nice and... More 

Thank Christoffer Tho... J
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Reviewed 5 July 2016 via mobile

This was my fifth stay at Ossians and i have enjoyed them all. Central location with easy access to many Munros in the area. You get fresh towels everyday, good staff service and i even had a large bath for a good end of day soak. Lounge area is quiet and comfortable for relaxation and you are spoilt for places... More 

Thank Richard B
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2 reviews
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Reviewed 4 July 2016

The hotel is very basic and the rooms are not big enough to move around in. There was no hot water for a shower. No cooked breakfast. Too many fire doors. Not very welcoming. Quite pricey for what was on offer It would benefit from a makeover and a visit from the Scottish tourist board. The location is excellent. Even... More 

1 Thank Elizabeth G
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Reviewed 3 July 2016

Four of us stayed two nights, the main reason being to use as a base for our first, successful, climb of Ben Nevis. As expected, an old hotel offering basic facilities. All was clean. Janice and her husband are friendly and very helpful. Janice even telephoned us to make sure that we had returned safely from our climb.

Thank Michael D
Fresno, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 June 2016

An old building, a bit run down but very affordable for a one night stay. Our room was small but had everything we needed, including free wi-fi. Bed wasn't that comfy, but adequate. Overall it served our needs. I was pleased with the breakfast cereal that was offered along with the hot beverages.

Thank kidcapri73

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Additional Information about Ossian's Hotel

Address: High Street, Fort William PH33 6DH, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Scottish Highlands > Lochaber > Fort William
Number of rooms: 27
Also Known As:
Ossians Hotel Fort William
Ossian's Hotel Fort William, Scotland
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“Rooms at the top and at the back have a view over the loch”
 of 5 bubbles _alisonward9, 10 Oct 2016 | Read review
“don't stay here at all and book very early as fort William fills up !”
 of 5 bubbles sourcream112, 20 Aug 2016 | Read review
“There is free wi-fi in the public rooms on the hotel.”
 of 5 bubbles christofferthormannj, 11 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Room on the Loch side. Street side is a bit noisy.”
 of 5 bubbles ElizabethG89, 3 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Views shouldn't matter, you're not going to be spending much time in the room. It's just an affordable place to stay the night.”
 of 5 bubbles kidcapri73, 24 Jun 2016 | Read review
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