“Tucked away on the glorious banks of Loch Awe, Ardanaiseig has been transformed into one of Scotland’s finest luxury hotels”

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“The antiques-dealer owner has filled this gabled baronial mansion on the shores of Loch Awe with an astonishing mix of paintings, statuary, white elephants and wonders.”

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“A unique and quirky old world type of luxury … I am thrilled to have experienced an Ardanaiseig adventure… The staff were very helpful and couldn’t do enough to make us and the other guests comfortable”

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“The flamboyant style of some of the bedrooms and, in particular, the wonderful drawing room that runs the whole depth of the house with views out over Loch Awe and Beinn Cruachan from a vast, golden velvet sofa, seems strangely appropriate.”

Conde Nast Traveler

“Wonderfully situated, the hotel and its grounds sit as if hosting a TV period drama … Elegant and beautifully furnished, yet quirky and very comfortable.”

Fish and Fly Scotland

“The worries of city life faded away as we relaxed in the moment and it’s little wonder the venue has been named by the editors of the UK’s Good Hotel Guide as their favourite romantic and country house hotel for 2017.”

Daily Record

“The flamboyant style of some of the bedrooms and, in particular, the wonderful drawing room that runs the whole depth of the house with views out over Loch Awe and Beinn Cruachan..”

Conde Nast Traveler

“It isn’t just the awesome Loch Awe that draws people to Ardanaiseig from all over the country.”

“It’s the stuff that fairytales are made of, where dinner is served using the best silver, and when you’re not out roaming the grounds hand in hand you can wander around the house admiring the antiques and oil paintings.”

The Lady

““Excellent destination for a romantic getaway… refurbished in flamboyant and witty style by a noted antiques dealer”


““You can watch the moon rise and stars burn bright over Loch Awe as the night takes its grip on a romantic paradise”

Shooting Gazette

““I dream of living here forever”

Scotland Outdoors

“I feel like I’ve stumbled upon a proper hidden gem – instantly, I understand why it’s earned a reputation as one of Scotland’s most romantic hotels”

Scottish Wedding Directory

“Oozing secluded romance, the Boatshed is less than a two minute walk away from the hotel and nestles into the water’s edge.”

Wedding Ideas

“A magical country retreat … You’ll feel like you’ve stepped into a festive fairytale”

Woman and Home

“Location is all, and we found the hotel sitting comfortably in a natural bowl in the forest, commanding wide views across the still waters of the loch. The vista was, ahem, awesome..”

Eastern Airways

“Our huge bedroom had.. the kind of view that envelopes every sense – which led over the front lawn and wild daffodils, across Loch Awe, with wild geese calling in the evening sun, to the Argyllshire hills.”

Scottish Field

“The 16-bedroom property boasts exquisite views over Scotland’s third largest loch and is surrounded by 120 acres of lush garden and forest, making it an idyllic backdrop for wedding photographs”


“The first breathtaking view you get of Scotland’s third largest freshwater loch from the vast windows of the Ardanaiseig Hotel is definitely worth the trip”

The Press and Journal

“Epitomises everything a country hotel should be with its log fires, intriguing history, the most amazing views and lots to explore both inside and out”

High Flyer

“Beautiful … The perfect spot to spend a few relaxing days, catching up on a good book and enjoying the fresh air”

Sunday Herald

Named one of Conde Nast Traveller’s Top 20 UK Hotels

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“Ardanaiseig has the ambience of a rambling country house, albeit with lashings of luxury. It’s got a relaxed kick-yourwellies-off at the front door vibe;”

Bon Vivant

“In this magical hotel, history clashes with modernity as if the Time Lord himself had visited and left behind mementoes from all his trips on board the TARDIS”

Daily Mail

“Wildly romantic lovers should head to ARDANAISEIG.”

The Scottish Sun

“Legend has it that the loch began as a magic well, which overflowed and drowned a sleeping nymph charged with watching it. How romantic is that!”

The Independent

“With its beautifully decorated interior and the fine dining we were about to sample, this hotel is all about the experience of staying in a traditional Scottish country hotel in a remote and magical location.”

The Scotsman

“My Kind of Place.. a rambling country house hotel on the edges of Loch Awe”

The Guardian

“A wedding day that was filled with rugged countryside and cosy fires offsetting the winter chill…”

We Fell In Love

“An old country-house filled with antiques and hidden at the end of a track ten miles from the main road, it is small, luxurious and wildly romantic”

Daily Mail

“Ardanaiseig is as remote as you can get, and all the better for it.”

Lonely Planet

“Set on the shores of Loch Awe with a backdrop of breathtaking Scottish mountain scenery and wildly romantic gardens.”

The Huffington Post

“Hotel guests who, embedded in deep armchairs with the papers, watch (the wind) blow, and feel absolved from all obligation to move.”

The Sunday Times