Guesthouse Distant Hills Guest House
Roy Bridge Road, Spean Bridge, PH34 4EU, United Kingdom – Excellent location – show map
Excellent location – rated 9.3/10! (score from 71 reviews)
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Cameron & Dani
Our aim is to provide you with a wonderfully relaxing stay so you can enjoy and make the most of your time in the Scottish Highlands. From the minute you arrive, we'll take care of your essential needs starting with plenty of off-road parking and a warm and genuine welcome. For our thirsty travellers, we have our own bar stocked with local craft beers and a small selection of spirits, whiskies and mixers and our delicious sharing platters are the perfect answer to a light and easy early evening meal. Our large comfortable lounge and beautiful gardens provide a fabulous space to relax and unwind and our bedrooms are extremely well appointed offering a comfortable night's sleep, plenty of hot water and excellent wifi. We also provide complimentary tea and coffee, luxury toiletries, hairdryers and soft fluffy towels as well as quality bed linen. For your breakfast we source local produce, providing various options of freshly cooked hot food and our buffet with fresh fruit, various cereals, fruit juices, jams, tea and coffee etc. Cameron's homemade pancakes are a particular favourite with our guests. We also have two electric bikes for guest hire during your stay.
We (Dani and Cameron) took over Distant Hills in July 2019 having spent the previous 5 years working as chalet hosts, ski and walking guides in Switzerland, Italy, Austria and the USA. We have also both served in the Royal Air Force for a number of years which may explain our high standards of cleanliness but we are a very relaxed couple.. We love to travel and are keen walkers, skiers, mountain bikers and generally anything outdoors. When we are not working in the guest house, we are usually out and about exploring the local and surrounding areas and then sharing photos and stories on our Distant Hills Guest House Facebook page. We love nothing more than sharing our knowledge of the area and all the fabulous things to see and do with our guests. We are happy for you to contact us before your stay if you have any questions about places to visit or particular interests you may have and we have a selection of guidebooks and maps to borrow during your stay. We also love languages and thoroughly enjoy listening to the vibrant buzz of different languages being spoken at breakfast time and even having a go ourselves! We love people and we love what we do! Our home is your home!
Spean Bridge is a small rural village with a convenience store, post office and a couple of very good gift shops. There are two excellent restaurants within the village, two pubs and a cafe. We recommend guests book ahead during the busy summer period. There are more excellent restaurants a short drive away as well as in the nearby town of Fort William, which also has a number of shops, supermarkets, a small museum and a cinema. Spean Bridge a great central location for day trips to the Big 3 of the West Highlands - Ben Nevis, Loch Ness, and the Isle of Skye . Other areas easily explored from Distant Hills are Fort William, Glencoe, Aviemore, Oban and Inverness and we can recommend itineraries tailored to your interests. Another hugely popular attraction is the Jacobite steam train and the Glenfinnan Viaduct, also known as the 'Harry Potter bridge'. Tickets for the Jacobite steam train are booked up months in advance with a limited number being released on the day. Surrounded by forests, lochs, glens, hills and mountains, Spean Bridge also makes the perfect base for hiking, biking, swimming, kayaking and skiing in the winter. We can make recommendations for all abilities.
Languages spoken: German, English
Nevis Range Ski Centre6 miles
Ben Nevis Whisky Distillery7.3 miles
Ben Nevis7.5 miles
Glen Nevis8.3 miles
Steall Waterfall8.9 miles
West Highland Museum9.1 miles
Restaurant Russells Restaurant0.2 miles
Cafe/Bar Old Station Restaurant and Bar0.6 miles
River River Spean0.6 miles
Mountain Ben Nevis10.1 miles
Lake Loch Ness22.8 miles
Nevis Range6.2 miles
Oban Airport35 miles
Inverness Airport55.3 miles
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4 reasons to choose Distant Hills Guest House
Why book with us?
Prices you can't beat!
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The staff speaks English
Booking is safe
Most popular amenities
- Toilet paper
- Private Bathroom
- Free toiletries
- Wardrobe or closet
- Alarm clock
- Garden view
- Picnic area
- Outdoor furniture
- Outdoor furniture
- Electric kettle
- Socket near the bed
- Ski storage
Pets are not allowed.
- Cycling Off-site
- Hiking Off-site
- Canoeing Off-site
- Skiing Off-site
- Fishing Off-site
- Golf course (within 2 miles) Additional charge
Media & Technology
- Flat-screen TV
- CD player
- DVD player
Food & Drink
- Tea/Coffee maker
Free! WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
- Accessible parking
Free! Free public parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed).
- Daily housekeeping
- Shared lounge/TV area
- Packed lunches
Entertainment & Family Services
- Board games/Puzzles
- Board games/puzzles
Safety & security
- Fire extinguishers
- Smoke alarms
- Smoke-free property
- Ironing facilities
- Non-smoking rooms
- Entire unit located on ground floor
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This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel
These are the steps this property has taken to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel:
- Option to opt out of daily room cleaning
- Option to reuse towels
- Bicycle parking
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.
Children & Beds
Children not allowed.
Crib and extra bed policies
There's no capacity for cribs at this property.
This property doesn't offer extra beds.
The minimum age for check-in is 18
Distant Hills Guest House accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.
Smoking is not allowed.
Parties/events are not allowed
Pets are not allowed.
The fine print
Please inform Distant Hills Guest House of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.
This property does not accommodate bachelor(ette) or similar parties.
FAQs about Distant Hills Guest House
Check-in at Distant Hills Guest House is from 4:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM.
Room options at Distant Hills Guest House include:
Guests staying at Distant Hills Guest House can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 10.0).
Breakfast option(s) include:
- Full English/Irish
The following parking options are available to guests staying at Distant Hills Guest House (subject to availability):
- Free parking
- On-site parking
- Accessible parking
The prices at Distant Hills Guest House may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.
Distant Hills Guest House offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):
- Golf course (within 2 miles)
Distant Hills Guest House is 1,950 feet from the center of Spean Bridge.