Fonab Castle Hotel

Top choice hotel in Pitlochry
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This Scottish Baronial fantasy in red sandstone was built in 1892 as the country house of Lt Col George Sandeman, a scion of the famous port and sherry merchants. Now a luxury hotel and spa, it has a tasteful modern extension with commanding views over Loch Faskally, and a superb restaurant serving the finest Scottish venison, beef and seafood.

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Nestled in the picturesque Scottish Highlands, Fonab Castle, refurbished and opened in 2013, boasts luxurious rooms, scenic views, mature gardens, free WiFi, free parking, and 2 restaurants. Each individually designed room has been decorated sympathetically to blend a contemporary style with the original room features. The elegant en suite bathroom has a spacious walk-in power shower, bathrobes, slippers, and Thierry Mugler toiletries. Luxury Egyptian cotton, a flat-screen smart TV with Revo entertainment system, a Nespresso coffee maker, tea making facilities, fresh fruit and mineral water are also included. Some rooms offer views of the Loch Faskally or of the Highlands’ landscape. Fonab Castle Hotel has 2 on-site restaurants; the Fonab Brasserie offering lighter meals and the Sandemans Fine Dining Restaurant for a sophisticated dining experience. On warmer days, diners may enjoy an al fresco dinner on the terrace overlooking the loch. The cellars boast a great selection of wines, whiskies and gins. The property also offers Pod's for an inside/outside dining experience. Pitlochry Golf is only a 5-minute drive away, and the world-famous historic Gleneagles is a 40 miles from Fonab Castle Hotel.

Important information

Please note that the dining pods must be booked in advance.


  • Room service
  • Concierge service
  • Express check-in/check-out
  • Laundry
  • Vip room facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Fax/photocopying
  • Meeting/banquet facilities
  • Shoeshine
  • Ironing service
  • Business centre
  • Dry cleaning
  • 24-hour front desk


  • Sun terrace
  • Internet services
  • Tour or class about local culture
  • Cycling
  • Horse riding
  • Themed dinner nights
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Fishing
  • Skiing
  • Terrace
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Fire extinguishers
  • 24-hour security
  • Smoke alarms
  • Swimming pool
  • Designated smoking area
  • Cctv outside property
  • Lockers
  • Kid meals
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Bridal suite
  • Archery
  • Family rooms
  • Garden
  • Security alarm
  • Tour desk
  • Ticket service
  • Trouser press
  • Babysitting/child services
  • Parking
  • Bicycle rental (additional charge)
  • Bike tours
  • Hiking
  • Barber/beauty shop
  • Packed lunches
  • Wifi available in all areas
  • On-site parking
  • Wifi
  • Cctv in common areas
  • Free parking
  • Canoeing
  • Walking tours


  • Pets are allowed. Charges may apply.


  • Indoor pool
  • Massage
  • Sauna
  • Hot tub/jacuzzi
  • Spa and wellness centre
  • Golf course (within 3 km)
  • Indoor pool (all year)


  • Lift
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Newspapers
  • Safety deposit box
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Heating

Food and drink

  • Restaurant
  • Bar


  • Valet parking
  • Private parking


  • Free WiFi available