The Airds Hotel is a 4 star luxurious accomodation, located in Appin, a half hour drive from the scenic town of Oban. The hotel features 11 beautifully designed rooms and suites with marble bathrooms, flat screen televisions, and frette linen. The Airds is a member of the prestigious Relais & Chateaux Association, where luxury in a beautiful setting and top level cuisine is required.
Originally an 18th century ferry inn, the family run, luxury 4-star hotel is located in the romantic setting of the west coast of Scotland. The Airds Hotel is where personal service, luxury and a gourmet dining experience are the very essence of all that is great about a visit to this exclusive retreat. Whether guest come for the beautiful views, the fine dining restaurant or to be pampered in understated luxury there is a good reason to come and stay. The atmosphere is one of relaxed elegance where friendly staff are attentive & efficient yet not too formal. The 11 bedrooms (8 bedrooms and 3 suites) are all uniquely designed to soothe guests mind with beautiful fabrics and furnishings.
Standard Room features delightful views over the rear courtyard or the loch and mountains. Each room is exquisitely decorated in the rich, yet relaxed, Airds style with a plate of fruit, whisky mac, Frette Linen, Bulgari toiletries and sumptuous bathrobes. Each room has a TV, DVD, CD player and IPod dock. and free wireless internet access. The loch view standard room is small and only has a standard size double bed (4’6”) and access is a fairly narrow flight of stairs. However it has the best view in the hotel!
Small Superior rooms, both of which benefit from loch and mountain views, are exquisitely decorated in the rich, yet relaxed, Airds style with a plate of fruit, whisky mac, sumptuous bathrobes, Frette Linen and Bulgari toiletries. Both rooms have a queen size double bed (5 foot). They both have baths with overhead showers and have a sophisticated feel to them. Each has a TV, DVD and CD player together with an IPod dock and free wireless internet access.
No two Superior Rooms are the same. Each has its own distinctive style and all are exquisitely decorated in the rich, yet relaxed, Airds style with a plate of fruit, whisky mac, sumptuous bathrobes and Bulgari toiletries. All Superior Rooms have a TV, DVD and CD player, together with an IPod dock and free wireless internet access. Each Superior room has a king size bed (which can be rearranged as twin beds) and a bath and shower.
The Junior Suite offers a generous sitting area with LCD television and DVD player and a king size bed which can be made up as twin beds. The room opens on to its own small private patio garden. The spacious marble topped bathroom benefits from a separate bath and wet room with body jets. You may choose to enjoy a bath whilst watching your favourite program as the bathroom also benefits from a television. The bedroom also benefits from having a radio alarm clock with IPod dock and free Wi-Fi is also on hand.
Suites offer new levels of luxury with a separate bedroom and lounge to provide the full suite effect. The bedroom includes a king size bed (which can be rearranged as twin beds). The bedroom also includes a radio alarm clock with IPod dock and free Wi-Fi is available throughout. The lounge area includes a sofa bed, as well as its own TV and DVD player and access to a private balcony with pleasant views towards a garden and hills beyond. The bathroom has a bath with TV, large walk in shower with body jets and twin basins.
For an outstanding culinary experience, Fellow Master Chef, Paul Burns, never disappoints. He was the youngest ‘Fellow’ Master Chef to be appointed in Scotland and has consistently been awarded 3 rosettes for his food over the past 10 years. He has won nearly every culinary award in Scotland from Hotel Chef of the Year, which he has won three times, Gourmet Chef of the Year, Fine Dining Restaurant to Restaurant Chef of the Year. The Airds believes that the dining experience is important and it is ensure that the service is professional and also relaxed with friendly staff.
The Airds Hotel is located in an area of outstanding natural beauty. The main emphasis is on walking but there are many other activities which one can partake of including tennis, croquet, golf, sailing/yacht charters, boating, mountain biking, leisurely cycling, horse riding, fishing, and both indoor and outdoor climbing.
The Airds Hotel offers guests an exclusive, specialist range of luxury integrated clinical & remedial complementary therapies to relax mind, body and spirit. Combining Eastern and Western treatments within a single personalised treatment window, treatments include Clinical Aromatherapy & Fragrance Energetics, Traditional Chinese & Japanese Acupressure , Oriental Bodywork & diagnostics, Deep Tissue & Swedish massage, with Myofascial, Trigger Point & Neuromuscular techniques, Reflexology, Esui Reiki & Touch healing.
(Edinburgh, Inverness, Appin)
Enjoy a fully escorted circuit of Scotland taking in the charming city of Edinburgh, Inverness and western Scotland. In the company of your knowledgeable driver-guide, you will get to see many of the iconic castles in the country (as well as more secret gems), immerse yourself in the local culture and stay in great accommodations.
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