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The luxurious BEST WESTERN Imperial Hotel in Fort William.

Join us in the heart of the Highlands.

The BEST WESTERN Imperial Hotel, located in the centre of Fort William, offers the ideal escape for all who visit. Whether youre on a romantic retreat, a business trip or an extended holiday, you'll find the BEST WESTERN Imperial Hotel more than welcoming.

Overlooking Loch Linnhe in one of Scotlands places of real natural beauty, the BEST WESTERN Imperial Hotel really is the ideal place to explore the highlands from. Breathtaking views and warm hospitality await, with the opportunity to climb Ben Nevis, sample the odd single malt or take a trip to one of the areas many castles.

With the Highland museum, Ben Nevis Distellery, Ardnamurchan Natural Heritage Centre and Glencoe all within 5 miles, the BEST WESTERN Imperial Hotels prime location ensures you'll enjoy a true taste of Scottish life.

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Fraser Square
Fort William
PH33 6DW


2015 dinner inclusive rates offer a £20 à la carte allowance
Bars, Free WIFI, Golf Nearby, Restaurants, Twenty Four Hour Service, No Lift
Free internet available throughout the hotel
There is free parking available onsite.
There is parking available nearby.
Pets: No Pets accepted Guide and hearing dogs only
Check-in & Check-out
14:00 | 11:00
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Rooms & Rates


Dining and Bars


The Imperial Restaurant

You'll find excellent food and excellent service here. And a fine a la carte menu too, with a little twist of Indian curry for added spice. Whatever you choose, you'll get a large helping of wonderful service!

Opening hours

Breakfast: 07:30 - 09:30
Lunch: 12:00 - 17:00
Dinner: 17:30 - 21:30
Weekend times may vary

Library Bar

Our Library Bar is also known as the Pakora Bar. Combining Scottish and Indian hospitality, we serve traditional Highlands bar meals plus some delicious Indian fare.

Opening hours

Weekend times may vary


Fort William Golf Course

Course information

Course Type: Parkland
Location: Off Site
Holes: 18
Par: 68
Distance: 6217 Yards
No handicap required


3.00 miles away in Torlundy


9 holes Yes
18 holes £25.00
Trolley hire Yes

Location and Attractions

Getting there.

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Nearest motorway: A82, J, 66.00 miles
Nearest train station: Fort William, 0.50 miles
Nearest airport: Inverness, 66.00 miles
Free parking on site (10 spaces)

Fraser Square
Fort William
PH33 6DW

What's nearby?


  • Mountain motorbike world championship (annually) (5 miles)

  • Scottish six days motorcycle trail (0.1 miles)

Cities & Attractions

  • Ben nevis Range and Gondola (4 miles)

  • Cruises and highland activities (1 miles)

  • Treasures of the earth (4 miles)

  • Harry potter steam train (1 miles)

  • Wildlife and photography (2 miles)


  • Fort Williams High Street (0.1 miles)

  • Ben Nevis Centre (1 miles)

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Have an enquiry?
Contact events on 0845 620 0506


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TripAdvisor Traveller Rating: Rating: Based on 478 traveller reviews
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Central location

30/08/2015 sabiston, North Shields, Tyne & Wear

The hotel was centrally located in Fort William for all the attractions, shops and the railway station, which was about 5-10 minutes' walk away. There is reserved parking for guests however, we misse... more


Ten out of ten.

26/08/2015 Patricia F, Ipswich, United Kingdom

Just come back from a three night stay in this Hotel and would thoroughly recommend a stay here. Staff were friendly and enthusiastic with any help they gave us. Our room was clean and well furnished.... more


worst best western - i have been so far..

18/08/2015 viriso, Schweiz

we had a long journey during the day - so we wanted to sleep early that wasnt possible cause under our room was the kitchen ventilator (very noisy!!) and because if that the ground was vibrating - it ... more


Great service again!

14/08/2015 caravaners57, campbeltown

Once again had a great stay! Same as last (different one this time ) was excellent - well equipped and very clean. Decor was beautiful and spa bath very relaxing! Staff again were extreme... more

Owner Response
Imperial H, Marketing Manager at BEST WESTERN Imperial Hotel, responded to this review
Dear Valued Guest, We are absolutely delighted by your wonderful review of our hotel. Thank you so much for your very positive feedback about the exceptional customer service of staff, and the great food at our hotel. Your review has been truly motivational for the management and the team who really feel positive when their efforts are recognised by valued guests such as yourself. Thank you very much for taking the time to share your positive feedback and we look very forward to welcoming you back in the near future In the meantime if there is anything we can do to assist you please do not hesitate to contact us directly at 01397 702040 or please email me at Kind Regards Kanish

Central location, decent hotel

12/08/2015 Olivia_Abroad, Hampshire

There was nothing wrong with this hotel and I would recommend staying here as it was very central and close to the station and the facilities were good. However there was nothing particularly special ... more

Owner Response
Imperial H, Marketing Manager at BEST WESTERN Imperial Hotel, responded to this review
Dear Guest Thank you for submitting your concern with regards to your recent stay at Best Western Imperial hotel and we offer you our sincere apologies that we couldn't meet your expectations. We strive in providing best possible services to each of our guests so that they can enjoy their stay at our establishments we have taken your observations into considerations and we will do our best in using this feedback as an improvement so that each of the future guests can have a nice and enjoyable stay. Again, I apologize for the inconvenience caused to you during your stay and hope to see you during your next visit. If I can provide any assistance, don't hesitate to contact me directly at 01397 702040. Kind regards Kanish Mahajan