Nova Spero is situated in Fort William, 21 km from Glenfinnan Station Museum, 23 km from Loch Linnhe, as well as 3.7 km from Ben Nevis Whisky Distillery. The property has mountain and lake views, and is 6 km from Glen Nevis. The accommodation features full-day security and a shared lounge for guests. Featuring a shared bathroom, units at the boat also feature free WiFi. At the boat, units have bed linen and towels. Guests at the boat will be able to enjoy activities in and around Fort William, like fishing and hiking. Guests at Nova Spero can enjoy skiing and cycling nearby, or make the most of the sun terrace. West Highland Museum is 7 km from the accommodation, while Steall Waterfall is 16 km from the property. The nearest airport is Oban Airport, 67 km from Nova Spero.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 8.6 for a two-person trip.

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Property highlights

Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.9)

Free parking available on-site


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Property practices

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Guest reviews


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  • Bo
    China China
    Staying on the ship was a very special experience, the facilities were better than expected, cosy and clean, I especially liked the fireplace which kept me warm. The captain was young and capable, warm and happy and very hardworking, served a...
  • Kirsty
    United Kingdom United Kingdom
    I had a wonderful stay here; so friendly and welcoming! The cabin was comfy and super clean and the facilities were really great. The breakfast was fab and I really enjoyed it.
  • Louise
    United Kingdom United Kingdom
    Wonderful cooked breakfast. Very friendly and helpful staff.

Property surroundings

Facilities of Nova Spero
Great facilities! Review score, 8.6

Most popular facilities
  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Breakfast
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Shared toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Shared bathroom
  • Linen
  • Sun terrace
  • Terrace
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Clothes rack
  • Ski storage
  • Cycling
  • Hiking
  • Skiing
  • Fishing
  • Golf course (within 3 km)
    Additional charge
Food & Drink
  • Wine/champagne
    Additional charge
  • Special diet menus (on request)
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free public parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Accessible parking
  • Shared lounge/TV area
Entertainment and family services
  • Board games/puzzles
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key access
  • 24-hour security
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Heating
  • Carpeted
  • Ironing facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
Languages spoken
  • English

House rules
Nova Spero takes special requests - add in the next step!

From 14:00 to 19:00
You'll need to let the property know in advance what time you'll arrive.
From 08:00 to 10:00
Cancellation/ prepayment
Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required option.
Children and beds

Child policies

Children of any age are welcome.

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

Cot and extra bed policies

Cots and extra beds are not available at this property.

No age restriction
There is no age requirement for check-in
Pets are not allowed.
Accepted payment methods
Smoking is not allowed.

The fine print
Need-to-know information for guests at this property

Please note that our B&B is based on a converted wooded trawler boat with a large shared guest lounge and shared bathroom. Unless you have booked all 7 cabins, there will be other guests on board in the shared area during your stay.

Please inform Nova Spero in advance of your expected arrival time. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly with the contact details provided in your confirmation.

Legal information

This property is managed by a private host. EU consumer law relating to professional hosts might not apply.

FAQs about Nova Spero

  • The prices at Nova Spero may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

  • Nova Spero is 1.8 miles from the centre of Fort William. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Nova Spero offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Cycling
    • Hiking
    • Skiing
    • Fishing
    • Golf course (within 3 km)

  • Check-in at Nova Spero is from 14:00, and check-out is until 10:00.