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4.0 out of 5

"Great hotel but a bit overpriced for the customer service offered which could be improved " More

By a verified traveller on Thu 26 Jul 2018

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Hotel Description

A luxury stay in Pitlochry awaits you at Fonab Castle Hotel & Spa. Within a 10-minute stroll you'll find Pitlochry Festival Theatre and Bells Blair Athol Distillery within a 30-minute walk. Highlights at this hotel include 2 restaurants, a full-service spa, and an indoor swimming pool.

All 34 rooms feature flat-screen TVs with digital channels, and you can enjoy free wired Internet, iPod docks, and espresso makers. Pillowtop beds and premium bedding invite a comfortable night's sleep, and you'll find nice touches like bathrobes and slippers. Additionally, 24-hour room service, pillow menus, and free newspapers are available.

A pampering day can include deep-tissue massages, hot stone massages, aromatherapy, and mani/pedis along with access to the sauna. The restaurant, Fonab Brasserie, is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. For a drink, you can stop by the hotel's own bar/lounge. Enjoy the spa tub, sauna, and pool loungers as well as access to boat tours. 35231 square feet (3273 square meters) of event facilities include conference space, and other business amenities include a business center. Other amenities include free WiFi in public areas, coffee/tea in a common area, and laundry facilities. Each morning free cooked-to-order breakfast is offered between 7 AM and 10 AM. There's also free valet parking, along with the convenience of free train pick-up service.

Places within a 15-minute drive of this 5-star Pitlochry hotel include Cairngorms National Park and The House of Bruar.

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Fonab Castle Hotel & Spa ratings based on 1 Verified Reviews

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4 out of 5
Great hotel but a bit overpriced for the customer service offered which could be improved

Posted by on 26 Jul. 2018

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About the Fonab Castle Hotel & Spa

Location Foss Road, Pitlochry, Scotland PH16 5ND

Property Features

Fonab Castle Hotel & Spa offers its guests a full-service spa, an indoor pool, and a spa tub. There are 2 restaurants on site. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. Free breakfast is available daily. Public spaces have free WiFi and wired Internet. You'll find a business center on site. Event space at this hotel measures 35231 square feet (3273 square meters) and includes conference space. A sauna, spa services, and a terrace are also featured at the luxury Fonab Castle Hotel & Spa. A train station pick-up service and a train station drop-off service are free. Free valet parking is available. A complete renovation of Fonab Castle Hotel & Spa was completed in July 2016. This 5-star Pitlochry hotel is smoke free.

  • 34 guestrooms or units
  • 4 levels
  • 2 buildings
  • 2 dining venues
  • 35231 sq ft of conference space
  • 3273 sq m of conference space
  • Built in 1892
  • Cooked-to-order breakfast (free)
  • Bar or lounge
  • Poolside lounge chairs
  • Charging station for electric cars
  • Business facilities
  • Conference space
  • Coffee in lobby
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Outdoor picnic space
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • Elevator
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Indoor pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free wired Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

Parking

Free valet parking

Transport

  • Airport: Edinburgh Airport (EDI) (109.3 km / 67.9 mi)
  • Train station: Pitlochry Station (2.7 km / 1.7 mi)
  • Property shuttles: Free train station pick-up; area shuttle within 0.5 miles available for a surcharge
  • Parking: Free valet parking

Room Amenities

Fonab Castle Hotel & Spa offers 34 accommodations with iPod docking stations and espresso makers. Pillowtop beds feature Egyptian cotton sheets and premium bedding. A pillow menu is available. 40-inch flat-screen televisions come with digital channels. Bathrooms include bathrobes, slippers, designer toiletries, and complimentary toiletries. This Pitlochry hotel provides complimentary wired Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks, complimentary newspapers, and phones. Additionally, rooms include safes and complimentary bottled water. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered daily. Amenities available on request include irons/ironing boards.

  • Pillowtop beds
  • IPod dock
  • In-room dining (24 hours)
  • Flat-screen television
  • Digital channels
  • Espresso maker
  • Coffee maker
  • Egyptian cotton linens
  • Pillow options
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Nightly turndown service
  • Newspapers (free)
  • Hair dryer
  • Safe
  • Bathrobes
  • Slippers
  • Designer toiletries
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board available
  • Desk
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Wheelchair accessible

Food & Drink

Guests are served free cooked-to-order breakfast daily from 7 AM to 10 AM.

Fonab Brasserie - Overlooking the garden, this restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, dinner, and light fare. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.

Sandemans Fine Dining - This fine-dining restaurant serves dinner only. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. Reservations are required. Open select days.

24-hour room service is available.

Spa Services

  • Body treatments
  • Facial treatments
  • Number of treatment rooms 4
  • Couples treatment rooms
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Body wraps
  • Body scrubs
  • Aromatherapy treatments
  • Sauna in spa
  • Spa tub in spa
  • Massages
  • Hot stone massage
  • Deep tissue massage
  • Swedish massage
  • Prenatal massage
  • Steam room in spa
  • Sports massage

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 3 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18
  • Check-in time ends at midnight

Special check-in instructions:

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

Pet Policy

  • Pets: GBP 30.00 per pet, per night
  • Only dogs are allowed
  • Maximum 2 per room
  • Food and water bowls are available
  • Certain rooms only
  • You can request a pet-friendly room by reaching out to the property at the number on the booking confirmation
  • Service animals are exempt from fees

Policies

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges. This property accepts credit cards, debit cards, and cash. For guests' safety, the property includes a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, a first aid kit, and window guards in each accommodation. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.Disinfectant is used to clean the property.Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests.Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.Contactless check-out is available.Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, and also through room service.Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings.

  • No cots (infant beds) available
  • Service animals are allowed
  • Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions
  • Debit cards
  • Car recommended
  • Staffed front desk
  • Security system
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wear personal protective equipment
  • Protective clothing is available for guests
  • Masks are available for guests
  • Gloves are available for guests
  • No shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitiser
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Individually wrapped food options are available
  • Individually wrapped food options are available for breakfast
  • Individually wrapped food options are available for lunch
  • Individually wrapped food options are available for dinner
  • Individually wrapped food options are available through room service
  • gap period enforced between guest stays 24 hours
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is available

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Pet fee: GBP 30.00 per pet, per night
  • Service animals are exempt from fees
  • Early check-in is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)
  • Late check-out is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Castle Fonab
  • Fonab Castle
  • Fonab Castle Hotel
  • Fonab Castle Pitlochry
  • Fonab Hotel
  • Fonab Castle Hotel Pitlochry, Scotland
  • Fonab Castle Hotel Pitlochry
  • Fonab Castle Hotel & Spa Hotel
  • Fonab Castle Hotel & Spa Pitlochry
  • Fonab Castle Hotel & Spa Hotel Pitlochry

You should know

  • Fonab Castle Hotel & Spa offers transfers from the train station. Please contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation 72 hours prior to arrival with your arrival details.
  • Pool access available from 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM.
  • Reservations are needed for golf tee times, massage services, and spa treatments. For reservations, contact the hotel before arrival using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
  • Registered guests are the only ones allowed to be in guestrooms.
  • Pets are welcome in specific rooms only, which can be requested by contacting the property directly at the number on your booking confirmation (please see the Fees section for related charges).

National Rating

This establishment has received its official star rating from VisitScotland, the National Tourist Board for Scotland.

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