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he Loch Ness Inn is located in the village of Lewiston, near the Great Glen Way. It offers rooms with free WiFi and free parking. The property is 0.7 miles from Drumnadrochit and 1.5 miles from Urquhart Castle.

It is 14.9 miles from Inverness and set in the heart of the local Scottish Highland community where you will meet hikers, tourists and locals in friendly, comfortable surroundings.

The hotel is a traditional Scottish inn built in 1838, offering accommodation with a contemporary feel – subtle colours have been used throughout to create a warm and relaxing mood to complement the age and style of the building. Original artwork by renowned Scottish artist, Dot Walker, can be found in the restaurant and bar as well as in the individually designed bedrooms.

Our unique location on the Great Glen Way and very close to Urquhart Castle means we attract hikers and cyclists, as well as couples and families wishing to relax and explore our beautiful part of the world. Please see Out & About for places to see and things to do.

Our restaurant offers diners the chance to experience the best of local Highland produce, cooked to perfection, in a relaxed and comfortable atmosphere. Visit our Brewery Bar and sample our local beers and whiskies

The rooms are simple but comfortable, and the restaurant and bar are cosy and elegant. Refresh with a Highland real ale form the local Loch Ness Brewery after a day on The Great Glen Way.


Inspired by the lochs and glens of Highland Scotland, The Loch Ness Inn’s bedrooms are all individually designed and styled. Tweeds and weaves from the West Coast,  together with light contemporary colours, create a warm and relaxing mood to complement the age and style of the Victorian inn and its surrounding countryside.

The Loch Ness Inn has 11 bedrooms, 7 located in the main building and 4 in the attached cottage to the rear of the property. All rooms have comfortable beds and ensuite shower rooms with luxury Scottish toiletries. Most rooms are suitable for children sharing with their parents and travel cots are available upon prior request. 

  • There are 4 twin-bedded, one of which is dog friendly. Dogs are welcome in the bar area and outside but not in our restaurant.
  • We have a ground floor family room with a kingsize bed and a single bed which is also suitable for guests with disabilities
  • We have 2 adjoining rooms with private bathroom, suitable for a family of four
  • There are five double bedrooms all with kingsize beds
  • We have one dog-friendly twin room at the Inn, dogs are welcome in the bar area and outside but not in our restaurant.

All rooms are equipped with:

  • Hospitality Tray with Tea and Coffee making facilities and bottled water 
  • Flatscreen Television
  • Direct dial telephones
  • WIFI connection is available in most bedrooms and also in the restaurant and bar area
  • Hairdryer

food & drink


Our restaurant has a cosy and charming atmosphere; with its wood burning stove, contemporary décor and beautiful original paintings adorning the rustic walls, it makes for the perfect venue/backdrop to enjoy delicious food in a warm and relaxing environment.

Guests enter the restaurant and are welcomed by our team of friendly and efficient staff, whose aim is to make your dining experience enjoyable and relaxed. They will readily explain the dishes on the menu, specials board and offer advice on wine selection if required.

To avoid disappointment we advise that you make reservations for dinner in advance.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 8.8 for a two-person trip.

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