The Atholl Palace Hotel in Pitlochry is prominently located in a unique hilltop location, where every room has an open view. In fact the hotel can be seen from miles around and considered to be the "gateway" into Pitlochry. You will not forget your stay in what can only be described as one of the most majestic hotels in Perthshire. The comfort throughout the Atholl Palace Hotel is evident with luxurious soft furnishings and creative décor.
You can walk through the hotel grounds and into Pitlochry. It takes approximately 15 minutes.
Each of the 108 bedrooms are unique, due to the history and location of the Pitlochry Atholl Palace Hotel. Many of the rooms have original features and outstanding views. The Mountain View Rooms look over the gardens to Ben Y Vrackie while the Valley Rooms have stunning views over the Tummel Valley.
The Verandah Restaurant in the Atholl Palace Hotel is famed for its stunning views over the immense hotel grounds, and the reputation for its cuisine is now well established. In the lively conviviality of the Stagshead Bar a fine selection of malt whiskies awaits your delectation. Pre theatre and evening suppers are also available at the Atholl Palace Stagshead Bar.
The Atholl Palace Hotel was originally opened as the Athole Hydropathic in Victorian times. The Pitlochry Atholl Palace Hotel still offers Spa facilities to this day. The hotel has created the Lavender Spa, which enjoys spectacular views of the Scottish countryside. The spa draws on its heritage as a Victorian health hydro using the powers of the natural spring water, which comes from the mountain of Ben- Y -Vrackie. These waters are used as a tonic and are unique to the Atholl Palace as is the fresh Highland air.
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The Atholl Palace Hotel in Pitlochry offers great late deals and special offers on short breaks throughout the year
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 £15.00
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The Atholl Palace Hotel, Pitlochry has 108 bedrooms that have all been decorated to the highest of standards. Each room has a private bathroom, telephone, tea and coffee making facilities, hairdryers, trouser press and colour TV.
There is one bedroom on the ground floor that is mostly suited to wheelchair users. It has both a double and single bed and the en-suite bathroom has all the facilities required by wheelchair users. The Atholl Palace Hotel also has a lift available that serves the main floors.
The Atholl Palace Hotel also offers upgraded rooms for an extra supplement:
Mountain View Rooms (Superior room) - From these room’s guests will have dramatic views over the front gardens to the town of Pitlochry and Highland hills including Ben y Vrackie
Valley View Rooms (Executive room) - These rooms offer superb views of the Tummel Valley and south towards the Tay.
The Atholl Palace Hotel also has a four-poster room and four double-bedded rooms for that special occasion
The Baledmund Room has a king-size bed, Jacuzzi bath, and a substantial lounge area with mountain views.
The Cluniemore Room faces Craigower Hill, and has a king-size bed, well-appointed bathroom and small dressing area.
The Andrew Heiton room has a king-size bed and offers southerly and westerly bay window views.
The Dunfallandy Room has a spacious feel with a king-size posted bed and glorious valley views from bay windows.
Turret suites (Suites) offer a separate round shaped lounge and are located at the top of the hotel with 360 degree views.
2 Room Family Suite - supplement of £25 per night
The Atholl Palace Hotel has an extensive leisure club with a swimming pool, Jacuzzi pool, plunge pool, steam room, sauna and gym and fitness room. The swimming pool water is still the spring water, filtered through the volcanic rock of Ben y Vrackie, famed for is healing properties.
The Lavender Spa at Atholl Palace Hotel gives guests the opportunity to have some of the most relaxing and beneficial treatments on offer from a simple manicure to hot stone therapy.
The Atholl Palace Hotel Verandah Restaurant’s team of chefs use the very best of local Perthshire produce. This allows them to create a choice of mouth-watering menus full of game and fish from Scotland’s larder. The restaurant is open throughout the day offering wholesome lunches and traditional afternoon teas " with a view" in elegant surroundings.
The Stagshead Bar allows guests to relax in the comfort of the leather armchairs and be warmed by the log fire and try some of Scotland's finest whiskies. The Stagshead bar also serves traditional bar meals until 9pm.
Dinner is served from: 6:30pm - 9pm
Breakfast is served from: 8am - 9:30am (Mon-Fri) 8am - 10am (Sat-Sun)
Sample Table D'Hote Menu
Chieftain Purse - highland haggis baked in filo with drambuie & chive cream
(V) Tossed Spring Salad - with balsamic vinaigrette, black olives & garlic croutons
Cured Crayfish Tails with Egg - Graced with lime and cracked pepper dressing
Highlander Medley - julienne of roast venison haunch bound with cranberry, port, olive oil dressing, cherry tomatoes & green leaves
(V) Roast Parsnip, Apple & Cider Soup
Arbroath Smoked Haddock Cocotte - oven baked with shallot, tomato and double cream with a parmesan crust (£4.00 supplement)
Scottish Blue Cheese, Gammon and Chervil Bisque - finished with double cream and sweet chives
Platter of Oak Smoked Scottish Salmon - presented with baby capers, dill dressing and buttered brown scone (£5.00 supplement)
The Main Event
Escalope of Scottish Salmon accompanied with asparagus, prawn & green leek creamed rice pilaff
with smoked salmon and lovage sauce
Honey & Rosemary Homebaked Ham graced with bramble, juniper & mint jus, with savoy cabbage
spicy Aberdeenshire black pudding & tattie skillet
Sea Salt & Thyme Roasted Turkey Breast graced with glayva, grain mustard & red onion cream
with broccoli floret & boulangere potatoes
Salad of Roast Pork Loin with fresh pineapple
(V) Stroganoff of Button Mushrooms sauted with shallot, paprika & chive cream, with braised rice
West Coast Scampi Tails in a smoked salmon, chervil and sweet sherry cream
with parsley and shrimp creamed potato (£6.00 supplement)
Whole Roast Lamb Rack rosemary and honey roasted, graced with port and mint jus,
with gratin potato bundle and sugar snap peas (£7.50 supplement)
Seared Sirloin Steak Garni cooked to your liking with grilled tomato, sautéed button mushrooms
and crisp onion rings with chipped potatoes (£7.95 supplement)
Additional Accompaniments (£5.50)
Seasonal Stir Fry with a dash of soy sauce
New or Chipped Potatoes
Sauté of Button Mushrooms
Seasoned Spinach with cream garlic & thyme
Buttered Mange Tout
Guests can easily spend a whole day exploring the Pitlochry Atholl Palace hotel and its stunning gardens. The Atholl Palace hotel also has a museum telling the stories of the people who built, worked at, and visited the Atholl Palace from the time building began in 1874, until the present day.
The Atholl Palace Hotel can organise a wide range of activities to suit any need for example - Golf at the Pitlochry Golf Course, 4x4 Highland Safari’s, Scottish & Line Dancing Classes, Fishing on River Tummel and Tennis on the all weather courts nestled in the hotel grounds.
- Clay Pigeon Shooting (Arrangeable)
- Horse Riding (Arrangeable)
- Nature Reserves (Arrangeable)
- Quad Biking (Arrangeable)
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Directions to Atholl Palace Hotel in Pitlochry
Approaching Pitlochry from the South, take the A924 (signposted for Pitlochry) off the A9. After passing the Blair Athol distillery, on your right, continue under a railway bridge and turn right into the Atholl Palace entrance.
From the North, take the A924 (signposted for Pitlochry) off the A9. The A924 is the main street through Pitlochry. Continue right through the town and turn sharp left just before the railway bridge.
Pitlochry Station is on the main line between Edinburgh and Inverness.
Guests staying on a Dinner inclusive break receive a set 3 course Table D'Hote Menu, however please be aware that some items carry additional supplements which will be noted on the menu.
**Family Rooms are limited and are on a request basis only, to book these room types please contact Classic Britain 0845 1306 241. Suites cannot accomodate children.**
No pets allowed.
Single Rooms with No Single Supplement are limited, please contact Classic Britain to check availability prior to booking.
When booking during the Festive Period, if you have not booked the appropriate package (eg. Christmas, Twixmas, New Year) you will not be included in any of the festivities included in the package.
Best Room Available - you will be allocated the best available room on check in. Please note that a superior room is not guaranteed, unless you have opted to pay the supplement for a guaranteed upgrade.