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“This cosy hideaway makes the Hollytree Hotel, Kentallen an ultra romantic lochside setting, and the food is to die for.”
Hollytree Hotel
Hollytree Hotel
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The Hollytree Hotel is located at the waters edge in the small Highland village of Kentallan near Glencoe and has one of the best seaside coastal locations in Scotland. The Hollytree hotel is more or less located exactly half way between Fort William and Oban. The Hollytree Hotel is the village's most historic building, part of which was originally constructed as Kentallen Railway Station in the late 1890’s. The family owned hotel has now been carefully refurbished and extended over the years and now provides luxury waters edge accommodation.

The bedrooms at the Glencoe Hollytree Hotel are great for relaxing after a hard days sightseeing whilst enjoying your magical short break holiday in the Scottish Highlands. Each of the 20 en suite bedrooms are of a very high standard and many include uninterrupted Loch Views.

The Holly Tree Seafood Restaurant, described by many as the finest in the Highlands, has a glass wall facing the Loch where you may sit and watch the sun go down beyond the mountains in the west.

The luxurious Hollytree Hotel offers its guests complimentary use of its indoor heated swimming pool with a sea view from the water and a sauna.

The Hollytree Hotel in Kentallan near Glencoe offers great late deals and special offers on short breaks throughout the year.
  • Family Friendly
  • Leisure with pool
  • Pets Allowed
  • Private Car Parking
  • Room Service

Unless specified otherwise, prices are quoted per adult per night.
Childrens reductions are available, for more details see our terms and conditions.
Single Room Supplement £30.00

Bed & Breakfastfrom £37.00View...
Dinner, Bed & Breakfastfrom £72.00View...
All of the Hollytree Hotels bedrooms are spacious and enjoy spectacular views over the sea to the Mountains of Morvern and beyond.

The bedrooms feature fully en-suite facilities with both bath and shower; fully tiled with fine toiletries and fluffy towels, relaxing lounge area with comfortable chairs and DVD player with selection of movies.

Many rooms also have fantastic balconies with an outside seating area. Ideal for breaks on a special occasion.

Four of the ground floor rooms have been specially adapted for disabled use. See noticeboard for further information
  • Cots Supplied
  • Hairdryer
  • Tea/Coffee
  • Telephone
  • Toiletries
  • TV
  • Disabled Assisted Rooms (Limited)
  • Ground Floor Rooms
  • Walk-In Shower (On Request)
The Hollytree Hotel is great for leisure breaks as it is one of the few Hotels in Scotland to have their own fully heated indoor swimming pool and Finnish sauna to completely relax in. Enjoy the sparkling waters of the swimming pool in the most spectacular setting in Scotland. Complete with a sea view visible while in the water, the pool is a fantastic place whether for a bit of pre dinner exercise or to simply chill out after a hard day's holidaying. Fantastic for both the young and old.

Relax in the Finnish saunarium, which is a fabulous mixture of sauna heat and steam room humidity, making it a great place to unwind.
Free use of the Hotel swimming pool and saunarium to residents of the Hotel.
The Hollytree has long had a reputation for superior perfectly prepared food. The extensive A La Carte dinner menu makes excellent use of local fillet steaks and other meats, and wonderful local seafood and shellfish, served in season with herbs, salads and seasonal vegetables all perfectly prepared.

The fine food is well complemented by an extensive and high quality wine list full of variation and quality. There is also a large selection of whiskies and fine cognacs to complete the masterful culinary experience.

A real log fire, which is often lit and kept stoked by our guests, in the centre of the restaurant is the finishing touch to the ambience and ensures the absolute eating experience.

The Seafood restaurant pays particular attention to freshly prepared quality food and the full A’ la Carte menu is served for dinner bed and breakfast guests with no fixed or choice table d'hote menu.

Dinner is served from: 6:30pm - 9pm
Bar Menui: 12 noon - 8:30pm
Breakfast is served from: 8am - 10am

The Captain's lounge bar mingles new with old, combing an old Inn atmosphere with a contemporary wooden bar and old oak floor, with large windows overlooking the sea completing the experience. Food and refreshments are served all day with old favourite bar meals intermingled with new bistro dishes ensuring that there is something for everyone. If you are resident in the Hotel or even just visiting the Glencoe area, the Captain's bar is the place to enjoy a fantastic bar meal.

The elevated outside decking area acts as an outside beer garden and is an ideal place to have a glass of wine or enjoy a beer or simply to indulge in a speciality coffee and watch the World go by.

Adapted from the original station tearoom, the Railway Lounge is a pleasant and relaxed meeting place. It is packed with railway photos and mementos of that age, with the atmosphere finished off with a cosy log fire. An excellent place to sit and enjoy a good read, have a game of scrabble or even the browse the Internet using the FREE wireless broadband connection.

Sample Menu
Loch Linnhe Scallops - Char grilled Succulent Scallops Accompanied by coriander crème fraiche, Light Salad & Lemon Wedge
Creamy Garlic Mussels - Fresh Scottish Mussels Steamed in Garlic Fresh Herbs and White Wine, and Finished with Cream
Whole Loch Linnhe Langoustines - Cold Langoustines in their Shells Served with Marie Rose Sauce and Salad Garnish
Smoked Salmon and Prawn parcels - Smoked Salmon wrapped around plump peeled Loch Linnhe Prawns, served with a Lemon and Herb Mayonnaise and Side Salad
Smoked Salmon - Local Smoked Salmon Resting Rocket Leaves with Lemon
Venison Terrine - Our traditional Venison Terrine Complimented by a Juniper Chutney, Oatcakes and Rocket Leaves
Scottish Salmon Cakes - Salmon Bound with Onions and Pureed Potatoes , Coated in Breadcrumbs and Set on a Pool of Thermidor Sauce
Thai Fish Cakes - Flakes of White Fish Bound with Onions, Herbs and Vegetables, Sautéed and a sauce for dipping (Sweet Chilli)
Fresh Hebridean Oysters:
Naturale - 5 Hebridean with Wedges of Lemon
Kentallen - 5 Hebridean Scented with a Fruity Vinaigrette Dressing
Oyesters are served on a Bed of Sea Salt

Rocket and Mozzarella Salad - Fresh Rocket Leaves served with Mozzarella, Baby Tomatoes, Sliced Parmesan, pine nuts and Olives wetted with our special home made balsamic dressing
Sole Thermidor - A Mini fillet of Sole with Thermidor sauce with Lemon wedges
Home Made Soup - Chef's Home made soup of the day

Main Courses
All Main Courses are Served with a choice of Chefs Selection of Vegetables and Potatoes, or Chefs salad
Rack of Lamb - Rack of Scottish Lamb Served with a Rosemary and red wine jus
Saddle of Venison - Prime Cut Saddle of Scottish Venison lightly Char grilled, and a Rich Vintage Port and Redcurrant Sauce
Char grilled Chicken With Haggis - Char Grilled Fresh Breast of Chicken Resting on Haggis with a rich Pepper Sauce

All of the following Fillet of Beef Dishes are first Char Grilled to Seal in all Flavours, then cooked to your liking as follows: (please state your preference upon ordering)
Blue - quickly sealed and served so that the meat is still very red and very juicy
Rare -sealed then cooked till the meat is red and juicy Medium - sealed and cooked so that juices still run, but there is no redness in the meat
Well Done - cooked till no juices run

Fillet of Beef Garni - Served with Grilled Tomato, Mushrooms and Sautéed Onions
Fillet of Beef Peppercorn - with a freshly made Pepper Sauce
Surf n Turf - Prime Fillet of Beef, served with Oysters and Langoustines with a Rich Port Sauce
Loch Linnhe Langoustines - Served Chilled whole in their Shells with Your Choice of Warmed Garlic Butter or a Thai Sweet chilli dipping sauce, Accompanied by Rocket Leaves
Sound of Sleat Scallops - chargilled and served with a Timbale of Whole Grain Rice and your Choice of Either Rich Thermidor Sauce or Garlic Butter
Fillet of Sole - Fillets of Sole served with Sweet Chilli sauce and wild grain rice
Salmon with Coriander Crème Fraiche - Grilled buttered Salmon served with a coriander crème Fraiche, and lemon wedges
Holly Tree Rendezvous of Seafood - Decadent display of Salmon, Mussels, Langoustines, Oyster, Scallops and Sole all served hot with various sauces
Cold Seafood Platter - Langoustines, Smoked Salmon and Oysters, Presented with Herb and Lemon Mayonnaise and Marie Rose Sauce
Spaghetti and Rocket with Olive Sauce - Spaghetti with Baby Tomatoes, Rocket Leaves and olives, mingled in an olive sauce and topped with sliced Parmesan
Vegetable and Nut Cutlets - Choice Vegetables, Pulses and Nuts Bound in a Puree of Potatoes then Coated in a Herb Breadcrumb and Topped with a Rich Tomato and Basil Sauce

Desserts and Cheeses
Double Chocolate Truffle Cake - Decadent Chocolate Truffle Cake Presented with a Pool of Blackberry Coulis and Pouring cream
Sticky Toffee Pudding - Warm Date Sponge Topped with a Delicious Butterscotch Sauce and Pouring Cream
Homemade Clootie Dumpling Cake - Our Own Traditional Recipe Clootie Dumpling Cake, Served Warm and Finished with a Crème Anglaise.
Chocolate and Nut Torte - Delicious Chocolate Cake Served with Cointreau Cream
Vanilla Ice Cream - A speciality vanilla ice served with seasonal fruits
Banoffi Pie - Toffee Pie on a Biscuit Base, Topped with Succulent Bananas and Lashings of Cream
Dunsyre Blue Cheese
Isle of Mull Mature Cheddar - A White Cheddar Matured at Tobermory Distillery
Howgate Scottish Brie
Lochaber Smoked Cheese - Full Fat Soft Cheese, Oak Smoked then rolled in Oatmeal

Cheeses are served with Light Salad, Biscuits and Oatcakes
The Hollytree Hotel is ideally situated in the Highlands of Scotland between two Scottish coastal towns Oban (22 miles) and Fort William (14 miles). Nearer to hand the World famous village of Glencoe, made infamous by the highland massacre is only four miles away. Ben Nevis Britain's highest mountain is just the other side of Fort William and is walkable by most people taking the right precautions and preparations.

There are numerous interesting activities to pursue and attractions to visit nearby to the Hollytree Hotel making this area great for activity breaks. Also walking breaks are a great way to enjoy the most breathtaking scenery that's this area of Scotland offers.

The following are some examples of the hundreds of things to do and see in the Highlands of Scotland near the Hollytree Hotel:-
A trip to the Island of Mull.
Touring Ardnamurchan
A trip to Oban - Gateway to the Isles
A visit to Glencoe village and the Glencoe area
The Appin Murder Sites (The Appin Murder of 1752 has been transformed into Legend by Robert Louis Stevenson's famous novel "Kidnapped". However, the real story is closer to home)
Film Locations - There have been many films such as Braveheart and the Harry Potter fims which have been filmed in the areas of Glencoe, Loch Linnhe, Loch Leven and glen Nevis. Click here for a separate page with more details.
Cruachan Power Station
Castle Stalker
Horse Riding or Boating at Lettershuna
A day trip to Fort William Lochaber Outdoor Capital of the UK
A Walk Up Britain’s Highest Mountain or Some Munro Bagging
Diving, Sailing, Fishing and Climbing Information
  • Cycling
  • Walking

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Directions to Hollytree Hotel in Kentallan near Glencoe

From Fort William Tourist Information Centre take the A82 travelling towards Glencoe. Cross Ballachulish Bridge then at the roundabout take the A828 towards Oban. Kentallen is ten minutes along Oban road, on the right hand side. The Hollytree hotel is right beside the sea!

Oban 22 Miles
Fort William 15 Miles

Local Bus Available from the Hollytree Hotel to Fort William from 9:30 am and last bus 6:30pm.
Room 12 is the only room in the hotel that is on the ground floor with a Wet Room. If you require this room please call Classic Britain prior to booking to check the availability of room 12.

Hollytree Hotel

Kentallan, Glencoe,
Argyllshire, PA38 4BY.

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