Best Western The Crianlarich Hotel
Best Western Crianlarich Hotel is about an hour from Glasgow Airport and amid magnificent Highland scenery. Our Bar and Restaurant serves great food all day , and is based on fine locally-sourced ingredients. Our Menu benefits from our stoned-based Pizza ovens available to eat in or takeaway, and we are open 7 nights a week.
The 3-star Crianlarich is midway between Glasgow and Fort William, and Perth and Oban.
It is a comfortable, well-appointed base for touring, sporting or business travellers, and has enthusiastic and caring staff.
The present hotel lies at the important junction of two major road and rail routes crossing the mountainous district of Breadalbane, these routes follow the natural terrain and are of very ancient origin. In pre-Reformation days, religious communities will have provided limited hospitality for the few travellers through these parts, as is recorded in connection with the ancient foundation at Strathfillan. As the country became more settled, trade developed and inns arose to serve the needs of the drovers, packmen and other travellers.The original inn lay some 500 metres to the west of the present site, at the foot of Bogle Glen. There are stories that link it to a local hero of the 17th century, Rob Roy Macgregor, as recorded by an unknown author in "Strath Fillan and Glen Dochart in Bygone Days". The old inn survived into quite modern times, Military roads and bridges had been constructed in the late 18th century to subdue the Jacobite interest, and these had been supplemented by official inns or "King's Houses" in key strategic locations.In time, the track through Glen Bogle fell into disuse and the present hotel arose, beside the modern highway.
Telephone in bedrooms/self catering unit
Short Breaks available
Private bath and/or shower for all bedrooms
Packed lunches by arrangement
Full liquor licence
Family rooms available
Evening meals available
Ensuite bath and/or shower for all bedrooms
Dog friendly property
Disabled parking on site