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Review of The Boys Dormitory

View over the rooftops - the Boys Dormitory is the roof in the foreground
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View over the rooftops - the Boys Dormitory is the roof in the foreground
Aerial view of the Abbey The apartment has two stunning large stone mullioned windows
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55 reviews
View over the rooftops - the Boys Dormitory is the roof in the foreground
Aerial view of the Abbey
The apartment has two stunning large stone mullioned windows
Antiques throughout the property
Spacious open plan living area
Solid oak kitchen with all modern amenities
Very comfortable sofas for admiring the view of Loch Ness
Antique UK king-sized brass bed
Billiards room and club lounge - the former monks' refectory
Indoor pool in the historic chapel
The abbey cloisters
The view from the window in winter
Loch Ness from the grounds of the monastery, with Boat House restaurant
Gorgeous sunrise over Loch Ness
View of the Boys Dormitory window from the cloisters
Fort Augustus Abbey at dusk
View through the daffodils to the monastery
Stunning architecture of the abbey
View of Boys Dormitory from the gardens
Caledonian Canal at Fort Augustus, built by Thomas Telford
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Overview
Condo/Apartment -
1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 2
Fort Augustus, Loch Ness, Scottish Highlands, Scotland

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Cameron G
Level 2 Contributor
4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Fantastic”
Reviewed 14 January 2017 for a stay in January 2017
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Amazing apartment with incredible views! A stones throw from the local amenities (I can recommend the Lock Inn and Monster Fish and Chips for food) and a few moments away from the edge of the Loch. There are a lot of steps and floors to climb to get up to the apartment, but it's well worth it - that view!! The flat is well equipped and very clean, and is beautifully decorated. The whole Abbey that the flat is part of is also an amazing place to be in. I wouldn't hesitate for a moment to stay here again!

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Management Response
16 Jan 2017
Thank you for your lovely 5 star review, we are very touched by your kind words! The Boys Dormitory is our favourite place in the world, and its so special when other people enjoy our property so much too.

Regards, Mark & Laurie
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Claire_Hu...
Taunton, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Beautiful apartment with stunning views”
Reviewed 30 October 2016 for a stay in October 2016

My partner and I stayed in this flat in October 2016 and couldn't recommend it highly enough. We were in the highlands to explore and hunt for views but it was difficult to beat the view from our living room window. The flat is comfortable, spacious and beautifully decorated - also well equipped. The owners have paid great attention to detail to make this apartment feel interesting and personal. We hope to return sometime.

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Liked best: The views
Liked least: nothing
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G B
Manchester, United Kingdom
1 review
“Amazing place to stay”
Reviewed 16 July 2016 for a stay in July 2016

A beautiful and well kept property. Highly recommend a stay at the Boys Dormitory, feels like a step back in time, but with a modern twist. If you love the Harry Potter films, you won't be disappointed as has a Hogwarts feel about it. It is a quiet, peaceful location, near Loch Ness and the Caledonian canal with just a small number of lovely shops, pubs and eateries. Not far by car to the Ben Nevis Range, Inverness and the Jacobite Steam Train at Fort William. Loved staying here, and would love to go back. The apartment has everything you would need, great for couples.

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Alex F
London, United Kingdom
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66 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“Perfect Romantic Spot”
Reviewed 24 April 2016 for a stay in April 2016

Perfect getaway in the converted abbey, overlooking the Loch Ness.

The whole abbey has an amazing history and looks beautiful from the outside, with the exception of a modern wing which feels very misplaced.

The boys dorm is at the top of a large set of stairs so may not be suitable for all - you are rewarded with excellent views on 3 sides.

The apartment is spacious and luxurious -well designed with comfy sofas looking out over the amazing view.

It is well maintained with excellent service given for our late arrival in Friday night.

I would highly recommend this as a romantic escape.

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Stephen L
Birmingham, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Stylish Apartment in a Stunning Setting”
Reviewed 19 September 2015 for a stay in July 2015

This is a great holiday apartment. The attention to detail and decoration in the apartment is so classy. Its very well equipped with quality appliances in the kitchen and living area. The location in the Abbey is beautiful and the views from the apartment out of all the windows are stunning. The location is excellent for walks around Loch Ness and the village. Good road links to Inverness and Fort William. From start to finish we had a wonderful stay in this apartment. Perfect for a romantic break. It has a big comfortable bed.

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Liked best: the views
Liked least: the stairs
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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