New £3m hotel opens on edge of Loch Lomond

05 September 2012 by
New £3m hotel opens on edge of Loch Lomond

A new £3m hotel has opened in the village of Luss on the edge of Loch Lomond, after months of construction work.

The Loch Lomond Arms hotel, developed by the Luss Estates Company, sits within the Loch Lomond National Park.

Alastair Borland, general manager of the hotel said: "Our overarching aim is create an authentic Scottish experience for visitors, giving them a warm welcome from the moment they walk through the door.

"We were extremely fortunate to have employed such a skilled and committed local building contractor to support us with the construction work - Drumkinnon Joinery and Building based in nearby Alexandria - as well as work with so many local suppliers to provide the best products and services that Scotland has to offer."

Sir Malcolm Colquhoun, chairman of Luss Estates Company, said: "The opening of the hotel is the culmination of several years' hard work. It also marks the beginning of putting Luss back on the map not just as an appealing tourist destination, but as a vibrant village with much to offer in terms of job opportunities and lifestyle appeal."

UK interior designer Serena Williams-Ellis created the interiors for the hotel, with a colour palette of duck egg blues and warm greens reflect the landscape of Scotland's scenery.

Each of the 14 en-suite bedrooms has been named after a different Scottish Clan.

At the heart of the hotel is a traditional styled pub, which offers two restaurant areas and have a 100 cover capacity.

By Neil Gerrard

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