Fort William is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the highlands, and for good reason! It’s home to stunning scenery, amazing outdoor activities, and of course some wonderful people.
If you’re looking for a place to stay in Fort William then you’ve come to the right place. Below you’ll find a wide selection of Fort William accommodation, from luxury hotels to fun glamping pods.
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Hotels in Fort William
Ben Nevis Hotel and Leisure Club
If you plan on having a relaxing break in Fort William Ben Nevis Hotel and Leisure Club is an excellent choice. In fact, we’d say that is not only one of the finest hotels in Fort William, but also in the Highlands.
With a restaurant, bar, heated indoor swimming pool, sauna and steam room on-site – you can leave the adventurers behind and hide out here.Check Online Availability
If you are looking for four-star accommodation in Fort William this is an excellent choice. Moorings Hotel is a 10-minute drive from the town.
Wake up and walk along the banks Caledonian Canal and discover famous landmarks in the area such as Neptune’s Staircase.Check Online Availability
The Alexandra Hotel has a prime location for accommodation in Fort William. It’s just a 5-minute drive from the foot of Ben Nevis and 10 minutes walk from the shores of Loch Eil and Loch Linnhe. If you’re coming to Fort William for outdoor pursuits, then the Alexandra is going to be a great choice.
The hotel has all the modern amenities you’d expect, including free Wi-Fi, TVs, and plenty of parking on-site. All the staff are extremely friendly and you can always guarantee a flawless experience at the Alexandra.Check Online Availability
The Imperial Hotel is located right in the city centre, offering convenient access to everything that Fort William has to offer. Some rooms offer a beautiful coastal view and all are extremely comfortable – the Imperial is a great place to relax after a long day of exploring.
There’s a fantastic Italian restaurant downstairs and two bars within the hotel. If you’re searching for a bit of luxury during your stay in Fort William, then The Imperial is definitely a place to consider.Check Online Availability
Premier Inn Fort William
If you need some no-nonsense accommodation that you can rely on, the Premier Inn in Fort William could be exactly what you’re looking for. As with all Premier Inns, you can expect comfy beds, quiet rooms, and great food in the morning.
The Premier Inn is located just outside Fort William town but is in close proximity to the rail and bus stations. It’s also right by the Fort William golf course, so could be the perfect golf holiday accommodation.
B&B Fort William
Escape to the Lochview Accommodation during your next trip to Fort William.
This guest cottage is known for its Garden Room where guest can enjoy their cooked breakfast, while look over panoramic views of Loch Linnhe.
The hosts at this special are very welcoming and have made their accommodation a home-away-from-home in Fort William for its guests.Check Online Availability
Myrtle Bank Bed and Breakfast
The Myrtle Bank Bed and Breakfast is situated in a wonderful Victorian building, dating back to the 1890s. Despite the building’s age, the accommodation has clearly been regularly updated and is modern and comfortable.
The food is a real treat here – vegetarian and traditional Scottish breakfast is served every morning between 7 and 9 am and is the perfect fuel for a long day of mountain biking or hiking.Check Online Availability
Guisachan Guest House
Guisachan Guest Accommodation is a stone’s throw away from the centre of Fort William. With quick access to the local routes and trails, The Guisachan is a fantastic option for those looking to go mountain biking, climbing, or hiking in the Fort William area.
As for amenities, this place has it all. Rooms are well equipped with appliances and you can choose from single, double, or family accommodation.
Fort William Cottages
There are plenty of options for cottage accommodation in Fort William, but Woodend Cottage is definitely one of the best. This traditional property is located a short walk from the middle of Fort William Town, and close to the Nevis River.
Woodend Cottage is well-furnished with modern amenities that manage to retain the unique character of the property. There is also a terraced garden with a table and chairs for outdoor eating in the summer months.
Woodend Cottage is definitely a great destination for anyone visiting the town of Fort William.
This large, detached cottage has 5 bedrooms and sleeps 9 people. This makes Trencrom perfect for gatherings with family or friends. The large garden and patio helps this even further, with space for outdoor games and eating.
The house is fully furnished and has a distinctively modern style. The stunning kitchen is the centrepiece of the property and provides plenty of room for group cooking.
Trencrom Cottage is one of the best places for a large group stay in Fort William.
Nevis Croft Cottages
Nevis Croft has a selection of excellent Fort William accommodation options available for various group sizes. All of their cottages are beautifully done up, and offer some of the most comfortable and welcoming stays in the Highlands.
There are three Nevis Croft houses in total, each with its own unique charm. Every property is fully equipped with amenities, and are all situated close by in a stunning surrounding area. If you want an alternative to hotels in Fort William, Nevis Croft Cottages should be on your list.
The Hobbit House
The Hobbit House is our wild card choice for those looking for accommodation in Fort William.
This relaxing little lodge is just 350 yards from Ben Nevis Whisky Distillery, 7.5 miles from the foot of the mountain, and 1.4 miles from Glen Nevis.
This location is great for those that want to engage in activities such as hiking, skiing, and canoeing during their stay in Fort William.Check Online Availability
Self Catering Accommodation Fort William
Holiday cottages in Fort William are extremely popular, we advise all My Voyage Scotland readers to book in advance.
Not sure where to start? We have picked some of the best self-catering options in Fort William for you.
The Apartment Fort William
You will find The Apartment in Ardgour, Fort William. This cosy couples hideaway is based on the upper level of a wooden-clad lodge.
Inside you will find one double bedroom, a shower room and an open-plan living room with a kitchen and dining area.
The Apartment is the perfect base for those that want to explore Fort William, Ben Nevis, and the Ardnamurchan Peninsula.
Have you dreamed about the perfect treehouse in Fort William? Make it a reality at Treetops.
All the rooms at this accommodation have a mountain view, which makes it our most Instagram-worthy choice!
It is also pretty central. Ben Nevis, Ben Nevis Distillery, Glen Nevis and the West Highland Museum are all less than 3 miles away.Check Online Availability
Glen Nevis Youth Hostel
This hostel is an excellent choice for backpackers looking to take on the Glen Nevis Climb.
Located 3 miles from Fort William, prices for this accommodation is extremely reasonable; perfect for those who would rather spend their travelling budget on the wide range of activities that are available nearby.
Both continental and traditional cooked options are available as well as packed lunches and evening meals.Check Online Availability
Camping Fort William
Loch Linnhe is one of the most beautiful bodies of water in the Highlands. The Linnhe Lochside touring caravan and campsite is wonderfully located on the banks of the lake, offering an incredible view of its natural beauty.
The campsite itself is a great place to be. You can kick back in the peaceful terraced gardens, or go and get a bite to eat at the camp shop. It’s only 5 miles out from the centre of Fort William and surrounded by some excellent walking and bike trails.Check Online Availability
West Highland Ways
If you’re after slightly more luxurious camping accommodation in Fort William, then West Highland Ways could be the place you’re looking for. This glampsite has a selection of comfortable wooden pods that are a perfect place to escape for a relaxing weekend.
Location-wise, this site is ideal for hikers who have taken on the West Highland Way. Situated right at the end of the trail, it’s the ideal spot to spend your final night and take in the views across Loch Linnhe.
There are en-suite bathrooms built into the pods, shower facilities, and great food in walking distance from the site.
Blackwater campsite is a much-loved destination on the West Highland Way. It’s a wonderful place to spend a night, with stunning views over the River Leven and plenty of facilities to make your stay enjoyable.
There are several pitches available for small tents, and 10 glamping pods for those who want some extra comfort and privacy. Blackwater offers some of the best Fort William accommodation for campers, and you won’t be disappointed if you decide to give it a try.
Blackwater is located in a perfect area in Fort William for outdoor pursuits. Whether you’re planning on going white water rafting, mountain biking, or hiking along the local trails, the site will offer you a great base to start from.
Glen Nevis Caravan and Camping
If you’re searching for a peaceful and beautiful stay in Fort William, then you probably won’t have to look any farther than Glen Nevis. The campsite is situated right at the base of the River Nevis valley, with stunning landscapes stretching out as far as the eye can see.
Residents have access to the site’s very own Highland Estate, which encompasses over 1000 acres of land. Within this area, you can fish on the river, investigate the forests, or say hello to Glen Nevis’ own herd of Highland Cattle.
There aren’t many better places in the Highlands that offer these kinds of benefits right on their doorstep.