Nestled in the heart of Highland Perthshire, Fonab Castle Hotel & Spa is a truly unique five star hotel. Lovingly restored, it draws inspiration from its historic past and breath-taking surroundings whilst adding the odd contemporary twist. It really is ‘beyond the ordinary’.
5 REASONS TO STAY AT FONAB CASTLE
- Five-star Castle hotel
- Unique loch-side location
- Stunning views near Ben Vrackie
- Contemporary interiors
- AA Rosette awarded dining
- One of a kind Gin Bar
FONAB CASTLE GUEST ROOMS
Loch View Lodge Rooms
Located in the Lodge building adjacent to the main hotel. Rooms are very spacious with super king beds and floor to ceiling windows with wooden shutters offering stunning views towards Loch Faskally. Relaxing sitting area with sofa and armchairs, Patio or Balcony with table and chairs.
Woodland Lodge Rooms
Located in the Lodge Building which is adjacent to the main hotel. Modern double room, floor to ceiling windows with wooden shutters. Patio or Balcony with table and chairs, Non Loch facing.
Superior Woodland Lodge Room
Luxurious room with contemporary décor. King size bed located in the lodge building adjacent to the hotel. Floor to ceiling windows with views over the hotel grounds. Rooms have either a patio or balcony. En-suite with large shower. A Nespresso coffee machine, state of the art entertainment system, Egyptian cotton linen, choice of pillows, bathrobes, slippers, toiletries, mineral water and hospitality tray are provided as standard in all of our rooms.
Superior Loch View Lodge Room
Very spacious luxurious room with contemporary décor. 7ft bed and relaxing sitting area with sofa and armchairs, located in the lodge building adjacent to the Hotel. Floor to ceiling windows offering stunning Views over Loch Faskally towards Ben Vrackie and Craigower Hill. Rooms have either a patio or balcony, Spacious en-suite with waterfall bath and separate shower. 55'' LCD TV, Nespresso coffee machine, state of the art entertainment system, Egyptian cotton linen, choice of pillows, bathrobes, slippers, toiletries, mineral water and hospitality tray are provided as standard in all of our rooms.
Loch View Hotel Rooms
The Loch View Hotel Rooms are located in Fonab Castle’s contemporary wing. These rooms enjoy views towards Loch Faskally and the Highland scenery beyond. All ground floor rooms have French doors leading to a patio area with direct access to the hotel grounds and Loch, whilst all first floor rooms have balconies looking towards the Loch.
The Castle Rooms are situated in the original castle building with rich furnishings that have been inspired by the colours and calm of the Perthshire Highlands. Each boasts a distinctive feature wall decorated with Cole & Sons wallpaper.
Castle Signature Rooms
The Castle Signature Rooms located in the original castle are simply divine, with a calming seating area and spacious rooms featuring stunning unique castle features. Each has a distinctive feature wall decorated with Cole & Smiths wallpaper, and selected rooms have a cosy, turreted viewing point for taking in the breath-taking Highland views.
Experience all the beauty of the Highland surrounding from a Woodland Suite, decorated with rich, warm colours in keeping with Fonab Castle’s unforgettable location. Nestled in the contemporary wing of our traditional Castle, our Woodland Suites feature glass balconies or enclosed patios. The Woodland Suites are well lit with ceiling spot lights, table lamps and natural light flooding in through two patio doors. One Woodland Suite is accessible with a wet floor shower. Woodland Suites are not loch facing.
Fonab Castle’s flagship Penthouse Suite sits on the building’s fourth floor with unrivalled views over the Perthshire Highlands. Inside, Ulf Mortiz glass studded wallpaper adorns the walls which are beautiful decorated in muted velvet creams. Its separate dressing room with power shower adds extra luxury. A high vaulted wooden ceiling and original panelled walls frame the Penthouse Suite, which focuses around the impressive centrepiece, the And-So-To-Bed 7 foot Dickens Nickel bed. With a set of steps, just in case.
FONAB CASTLE WINING & DINING
A one-off Highland dining experience. Find good food without the fuss at Fonab Brasserie. Our relaxed restaurant nestled within Tummel Valley is a charming spot for great dining, throughout the day. In the summer months, unwind on the outdoor terrace with a spot of Afternoon Tea, a refreshing drink or unique Highland al fresco dining experience.
Hearty full breakfasts, relaxed lunches, lavish dinners and Afternoon Tea can all be savoured in an informal atmosphere. The food is matched only by the simply superb views of Loch Faskally and over to Ben Vrackie.
Sandemans Fine Dining
3 AA Rosette Award-Winning Restaurant. sandeman’s is all about familiar classics with a twist. Mouth-watering seven-course tasting meal from our gourmet menu boasts dishes that have been prepared to perfection. Sultry interiors in the wood-panelled restaurant set the scene for a very special experience.
Indulge in finer tastes all served up in the atmospheric award-winning restaurant. Your experience is complete with a selection of fine wines from our 3 AA Rosette Wine List, chosen by our Sommelier.
The Lounge Bar
A tipple or two at our loch-side Lounge Bar. The Scottish country house tradition of fine food and even finer drinks is alive and well at Fonab Castle. Whether starting the evening with an Aperitif or ending it with a night-cap, there’s a drink to suit the mood at The Lounge Bar.
Housed at this unusual Castle setting is the unmissable Gin Palace. Its amazing selection of mouth-watering micro brewed and premium gins are the basis of many a fantastic gin-based cocktail, which is showcased in a sensational drinks menu.
The Lounge Bar boasts a superb range of wines and champagnes, carefully selected by our helpful Sommelier, who is ready to help you find the perfect choice. The wine merchant, Corney & Barrow, masters the whole process from source to cellar.
Sample Scotland’s most famous tastes – whiskies, from local favourites to rare and cask strength bottlings. All the while taking in the great Scottish Highland surroundings.
While away the day. The indulgent past-time of Afternoon Tea is a unique experience at Fonab Castle.
The Executive Chef and his Team have created a unique Afternoon Tea tasting experience, taking all the classic savoury Afternoon Tea flavours and serving them in a modern and contemporary style. Using some of the finest ingredients to create tasting plates which will give you a fine dining styled Afternoon Tea experience.
Tranquil waters of Loch Faskally unfold from your unique spot in the Lounge or Brasserie which boast floor-to-ceiling windows. The delicious Afternoon Tea is eclipsed only by the view across to Ben Vrackie.
Add some sparkle to the occasion with a glass of bubbly or a refreshing Gin & Tonic.
For something completely out of the ordinary. A location such as this lends to exquisite private dining parties. Fonab Castle is a Highland Castle which borders on the extraordinary, making it an unforgettable location for meetings and celebrations in a private dining setting.
The calming Loch Faskally and commanding Ben Vrackie serve as the perfect backdrop for your private dinner in the Lounge or Fonab Brasserie.
Sandemans, the Castle Suite and the Fonab Suite are perfect for private dining for 20 – 120 guests. Sandemans can be used in conjunction with the Quiet Lounge for a drinks and canapé reception, while the Fonab Suite can cater for corporate dinners, award ceremonies or family gatherings for up to 120. The Castle Suite is flooded with natural daylight and has private access to an outdoor candlelit patio, perfect for atmospheric dinner parties or glittering drinks receptions.
The Chef will craft a sumptuous menu for your event while our Sommelier is on hand to select a delicious wine to complement your palate.
For something completely out of the ordinary. The new Pods are a unique addition to Fonab and quite simply ‘beyond the ordinary’, situated in the grounds and surrounded by nature the Pods command stunning views over Loch Faskally and the grounds of Fonab Castle Estate. Each luxury Pod offers adjustable heating, mood lighting, personal music system, service button and your very own host to look after you and your guests.
The Pods provide a relaxing space which is ideal for drinks parties for up to twelve guests or breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea or dinner parties for up to six guests. Pods are also a creative retreat for small meetings and presentations.
FONAB CASTLE SPA
For natural beauty and rejuvenation. It’s no surprise that Fonab Castle is a destination for relaxation. With the rising Ben Vrackie mountain and peaceful Loch Faskally at our doorstep, our Woodland Spa is a haven of tranquillity.