Two new sites for Highland Coast Hotels

Lochardil House

Highland Coast Hotels has announced plans to open two new venues in spring 2024

Lochardil House in Inverness and The Haven at Plockton in Wester Ross will be the latest additions to the Highland Coast Hotels collection, which already owns and operates a six other hotels around the north Highlands of Scotland.

The 4-star Lochardil House is a Victorian mansion set in idyllic gardens and just a 30-minute  stroll along the River Ness to the centre of the Scottish Highland capital of Inverness. 28 guest rooms include a choice of suites, family rooms, deluxe doubles and classic singles. The restaurant and bar will be open to residents and non-residents for lunch and dinner. A dedicated wedding and meeting space will host between 10 and 200 people.

Lochardil House
Image credit Paul Campbell

The Haven is a traditional Highland building situated on the main road into Plockton as it reaches the spectacular Plockton bay. The Haven will become part of the existing Plockton Inn adding 20 en-suite guest rooms for families, couples and solo travellers, as well as a spacious breakfast room and a cosy residential lounge.

plockton hotel
Image credit Highland Coast Hotels

From spring 2024, prices for an overnight stay at Highland Coast Hotels’ Lochardil House in Inverness will start from £105 per room per night based on two people sharing a standard double room on a bed and breakfast basis.

An overnight stay at Haven House at Plockton Inn will start from £119 per room per night based on two people sharing a standard double room on a bed and breakfast basis.

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