Pool House, Scotland
|IV22 2LD, Poolewe, Highland, Scotland, UNITED KINGDOM.|
Description: Pool HousePool House is a thoroughly unique refuge on the seashore of Loch Ewe consistently listed amongst the most romantic retreats in the United Kingdom. On arrival you will discover a discreet haven with open log fires that create a homely ambience. This time capsule of the Victorian era is filled with antiques, paintings, porcelain and curiosities.
The exclusive and individually designed suites promote an atmosphere of luxury, comfort and tranquillity and benefit from twice-daily maid service.
They provide the opportunity to discover a region called "the last great wilderness of Europe". There are fabulous gardens, magnificent scenery, windswept beaches, glacial gorges, plunging waterfalls and maritime excursions where you might see Minke whale or porpoise.
Their chefs showcase the finest Scottish produce to ensure dining is a truly memorable experience. The restaurant has won AA 2 Rosettes and RAC 3 Dining Awards.
Type of rooms: Pool HouseThe exclusive and individually designed suites promote an atmosphere of luxury, comfort and tranquillity. Impressively furnished with fine antiques, paintings and porcelain, each suite boasts a beautifully designed bedroom, separate large sitting room and a fine period style bathroom. The period style bathrooms are furnished to a high standard, with fluffy towels, bathrobes and luxury toiletries.
Scharnhorst: The bedroom has a six-foot king-size bed, a four poster bed and does not convert to a twin. The large period bathroom has superb river and mountain views and a double-ended clawfoot bath with overhead shower. The wash basin, toilet and bidet are also in period style. The sitting room benefits from both river and sea views and is furnished with French marquetry furniture, embellished with gilt and marble.
Ashanti: The bedroom has a queen-size antique brass and iron four-poster bed. The magnificent bathroom has an extraordinary canopied bath and shower from the 1870's, which stands over eight feet high and is hand-painted in rich shades of green and yellow. The wash basin, toilet and bidet are in a complimentary Victorian style. The spectacular spacious sitting room has a lovely bay window, many original period features and elaborate antique furnishings. All rooms in the master suite have wonderful sea views. This suite can accommodate three people and it also has a large balcony.
Opportune: Spacious single bedroom with an equally large bathroom, located at rear of the building. The centrepiece is the extraordinary, antique, carved-oak bedstead, (standard double size for maximum comfort) with panels dating from the Jacobean period. Located a few steps across the hall is the charming and beautifully furnished sitting room overlooking the bay.
Diadem: The bedroom features a seven-foot square cabin style four-poster in mahogany. Just off the bedroom is a dressing area with matching cabin style wardrobes. The bathroom features a rare glass canopied bath and shower from 1912 (the year of her fateful maiden voyage) together with Edwardian style toilet, bidet and wash basin. The elegant sitting room with lovely bay window overlooking the sea.
Whimbrel: This room has been completely changed. It now has a wood burning stove and a hot tub but is only available for short breaks of at least three nights.
Bramble: This suite of rooms is decorated in an elegant French Empire style paying tribute to the "auld alliance". The décor is enhanced by lovely antiques and striking soft furnishings. The bedroom has a queen-size (5 foot) Victorian brass bed looking out to sea. The large period bathroom has superb river and mountain views, features a traditional plunger bath, overhead shower, toilet, bidet and "his and hers" basins. The sitting room has views of the sea and river and has an antique French canopied day bed, which could accommodate a third person if required. Bramble can also sleep three people.
Additional information: Pool House
The hotel has purposely limited the amount of modern facilities in order to ensure the building is as old-fashioned and authentic as possible. All their baths are unique.
The hotel has a full sized billiards/snooker table.
Children: Pool House now accepts children over 12 years old so it is possible for families to stay with us.
Number of rooms: 5
Official category: 3 Red stars.
Year of establishment and/or latest refurbishment: 17th Century/1991.
Period of closure: January.
Languages spoken: Gaelic, English.Smoking policy: Non-smoking property. Smoking is only permitted in the Billard/Bar area.
Credit cards accepted: American Express, JCB, Mastercard, Visa.
Restaurant closed: Lunch served from 12:00pm. to 2:00pm.; Dinner served from 6:30pm. to 8:00pm.
Booking is essential for non-residents.
GPS Coordinates: 57° 45' 59.40'' N 5° 36' 10.41'' W
Nearest airport: Dalcross Airport Inverness - 76 mi.
Rates: Pool House
|1 night||2 nights||3+ nights||Taxes||Service charge|
|Single Accommodation 'Opportune'||180||170||160||incl.||not incl.|
|Master Suites 'Diadem', 'Bramble', and 'Scharnhorst'||325||275||250||incl.||not incl.|
|Flagship Suite 'Ashanti'||375||325||300||incl.||not incl.|
|Breakfast per person||incl.||incl.||incl.|
|Rates valid till (d/m/y)|
|Booking and cancellation policy|
|The above rates are per night and include bed, full Scottish breakfast & VAT.
At weekends, a minimum 2-night stay applies.
Different rates may apply for special events such as Valentines, Easter, Christmas & New Year.
Please note we are unable to accommodate persons under the age of 12.
Deposit: we require a non-refundable deposit of £50.00 per person payable by credit/debit card at time of reservation.
We wish to remind our guests that a booking represents a contract between themselves and Pool House. In the event of a cancellation or curtailment, a further charge may be incurred if we are unable to re-let the room.
We strongly advise that you take out insurance to protect your deposit and cover any unforeseen eventuality that may prevent you from taking your holiday.
Please ask for more details.
We reserve the right to provide alternative accommodation in the event of unforeseen circumstances.