Located in picturesque Fort William, The Lime Tree An Ealdhain offers spacious accommodations in the Highlands of Scotland. It has its own art gallery, and an award-winning contemporary restaurant. Free Wi-Fi is available throughout the property. The hotel is 25 minutes’ drive from Glenfinnan, which was featured in the Harry Potter movies for its spectacular scenery and traditional steam trains. Guests at The Lime Tree can relax in front of an open log fire, and enjoy views of Loch Linnhe and the surrounding hills and mountains. Food is cooked in an open kitchen, where guests can see their meal being prepared. The menu changes seasonally, and is made with fresh local ingredients. Fort William Rail Station is a 5-minute drive from the hotel. Ben Nevis can be reached in just over 20 minutes’ drive, and there is a world championship mountain bike track at Nevis Range.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.2 for a two-person trip.

Lime Tree An Ealdhain has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Mar 16, 2011

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.2)

Great Food: Meals here are highly recommended!

Breakfast Info

Continental, Full English/Irish, Vegetarian, Gluten-free

Free private parking available at the hotel


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Room Type
1 king bed
Bedroom 1:
2 twin beds
Bedroom 2:
1 king bed
Bedroom 1:
1 queen bed
Bedroom 2:
2 twin beds
Living room:
1 sofa bed
1 queen bed
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Travel Sustainable Level 2
This property is making considerable investments and efforts towards becoming more sustainable. We’ve worked with experts such as Travalyst and Sustainalize to create the Travel Sustainable program – making it easier for you to experience the world more sustainably.
Guest reviews


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  • Colquhoun
    Friendly, polite, respectful staff. Good size room and bathroom. Warm and inviting environment.
  • Kristan
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Great location. Unique historic building. Comfortable beds. Good breakfast included.
  • Ankit
    Short walk from restaurants, good breakfast and very cute place to stay.
  • Natalie
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Really charming place. The rooms were even nicer in person and the beds were comfy. Breakfast was delicious. All the people working there were very nice.
  • John
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    The room was a good size the bathroom was great with a very powerful shower as well. Breakfast just what you want and if you get a chance for dinner do so
  • John
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Good size bedroom and bathroom; comfortable bed; very good breakfast with hot cooked-to-order options. Some free parking on-site.
  • Lef06
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    This is an ideal place to stay. You can't beat the location, right across the street from the main pub/ shopping street in Fort William (and it has ample parking). The building is gorgeous, the rooms luxe and comfortable. The staff are genuine,...
  • Paul
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Excellent views, and sofa in room was great for relaxing with a view when its rainy outside. Great breakfast. Lounges were great for a drink by the fire.
  • Janet
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    We stayed at Lime Tree after finishing the West Highland Way hike. The dinner we had at the restaurant was one of the best meals I've ever had and we are no strangers to nice restaurants. I had the lamb and the Paris Brest for dessert. Wish I...
  • Michael
    The hotel is very attractive with lots of charm and the food was very good. We had a lovely spacious room with a proper sized four poster bed facing the Loch. They also have a nice garden area for drinks etc overlooking the Loch

Property questions and answers
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  • Hi, Is the budget double room dog friendly? Thanks, Eleanor

    All of our rooms are dog friendly. With kind regards Lime Tree An Ealdhain
    Answered on 16 November 2019
  • I came a while ago and stay in the converted garage at the back. Is this available for the 1st - 5 th November? I can’t find it on booking.com

    Hello You will need to book it with https://www.sykescottages.co.uk/ Kind regards Kerry
    Answered on 21 October 2021
  • I am booking two rooms for the nights of 13/6 and 19/6. Both couples have dogs...I take it this is ok? Tony

    We charge a £10 fee per dog & night. We cannot allow dogs in our main restaurant area. You must provide the animal with its own bedding. You agree to ..
    Answered on 6 February 2021
  • Hi there , which rooms are pet friendly regards loui

    Good morning, Many thanks for your enquiry & please be assured that you would be welcome to visit along with your four-legged family member as we are..
    Answered on 30 January 2023
  • Hi. Booking.com show your rates as non refundable, but in previous questions you state a 48 hour cancellation policy - pls confirm which for summer’22

    Hello, we have free cancellation up until 48 hours before the check-in date. Kind regards Kerry
    Answered on 21 January 2022
  • Does your breakfast include vegetarian options? Thanks

    Yes it does
    Answered on 9 April 2021
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Hotel area info *

1 Restaurant On Site

  • The Silly Goose
    • Cuisine
      British • Scottish
    • Open for
      Breakfast • Dinner
    • Ambience
    • Dietary options
      Vegetarian • Vegan • Gluten-free • Dairy-free

Amenities of Lime Tree An Ealdhain
Great facilities! Review score, 8.5

Most popular amenities
  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Family rooms
  • Restaurant
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Hairdryer
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Outdoor fireplace
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun deck
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Electric kettle
Pets are allowed. Charges may apply.
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Wine/Champagne
    Additional charge
  • Kids' meals
  • Special diet meals (on request)
WiFi is available in some rooms and is free of charge.
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not possible).
    • Pet bowls
    • Daily housekeeping
    • Shared lounge/TV area
    • Baggage storage
    • Packed lunches
    • Meeting/Banquet facilities
    • Room service
    Front Desk Services
    • Invoice provided
    Entertainment & Family Services
    • Board games/Puzzles
    Safety & security
    • Fire extinguishers
    • Smoke alarms
    • Security alarm
    • Key access
    • Smoke-free property
    • Heating
    • Soundproof rooms
    • Family rooms
    • Non-smoking rooms
    Languages Spoken
    • English
    • Spanish
    • French
    • Dutch

    House rules

    Lime Tree An Ealdhain takes special requests – add in the next step!


    From 3:00 PM to 11:00 PM


    From 8:00 AM to 11:00 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

    Child policies

    Children of all ages are welcome.

    To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

    Crib and extra bed policies

    0 - 2 years
    Crib upon request

    The number of extra beds and cribs allowed depends on the option you choose. Check your selected option for more info.

    All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

    No age restriction

    There's no age requirement for check-in


    Pets are allowed. Charges may apply.

    Maestro Mastercard Visa UnionPay credit card Cash is not accepted Lime Tree An Ealdhain accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

    The fine print

    Please note that rooms with loch views are limited and must be requested prior to arrival.

    Please contact the property prior to arrival to check restaurant availability and to make dinner reservations. Prior booking is strongly advised, to avoid disappointment. Contact details can be found on your confirmation email. Please inform the staff or any food intolerances or allergies when booking.

    Please note a £10 charge applies per dog per night and this must be stated in advance of arrival. There is a limit of 2 dogs per room.

    Due to staffing issues please note the Silly Goose Restaurant may be closed one night of the week- please contact the hotel in advance for details.

    Please inform Lime Tree An Ealdhain 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.

    FAQs about Lime Tree An Ealdhain

    • Room options at Lime Tree An Ealdhain include:

      • Double
      • Twin
      • Apartment

    • Check-in at Lime Tree An Ealdhain is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

    • The prices at Lime Tree An Ealdhain may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

    • Lime Tree An Ealdhain has 1 restaurant:

      • The Silly Goose

    • Lime Tree An Ealdhain offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

      • Lime Tree An Ealdhain is 1,500 feet from the center of Fort William. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

      • Guests staying at Lime Tree An Ealdhain can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 9.4).

        Breakfast option(s) include:

        • Continental
        • Full English/Irish
        • Vegetarian
        • Gluten-free

      • The nearest beach is 500 feet from Lime Tree An Ealdhain. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.