The Pitlochry Hydro

Knockard RoadPH16 5JHPitlochryUnited Kingdom
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About The Pitlochry Hydro

Set at the base of the Ben Vrackie Mountain, The Pitlochry Hydro Hotel is the jump of point for the Perthshire Highlands and its many hikes.

The hotel offers a standard room, Standard Plus, Superior and Premier room. All rooms come with ensuite, TV, hairdryer, and tea and coffee making facilities with larger rooms offering additional perks and added lounging.

Following a long hike, relax with the leisure club’s facilities, including a sauna, Jacuzzi, indoor pool and gym. Access is free for hotel guests.

Breakfast at the Pitlochry Hydro Hotel offers both hot items and continental style. For dinner, select from the set menu or opt for a wider choice from the a la carte offerings. Lunch can be purchased from the bar.

As well as the multitude of scenic walks and hikes nearby, visit regional castles like the Dummond Castle Gardens, Scone Palace and Gardens and the Blair Castle as well as the Cluny House Gardens


Knockard Road, PH16 5JH, Pitlochry, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44(1796)472666 | Official Homepage

Top amenities

  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Parking
  • Pets
  • A/C
  • Restaurant
  • Hotel bar
  • Gym

All amenities

Hotel facilities

  • 24-hour reception
  • Car park
  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Gym
  • Hotel bar
  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Lift
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Porter service
  • Restaurant
  • WiFi in lobby

Room facilities

  • Bathroom with bathtub
  • Bathroom with shower
  • Cable TV
  • Central heating
  • Electric kettle
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet
  • Satellite TV
  • Telephone
  • Television
  • WiFi in rooms

Wellness / Spa

  • Sauna
  • Whirlpool / Hot tub


  • Wheelchair accessible

For children

  • Child / Baby cot

Arrival / Departure

  • Check-in: 15:00
  • Check-out: 10:00

Positive Reviews


The House keeping staff and grounds-people can be proud of their work as the Pitlochry Hydro Hotel’s cleanliness was one of high regard, with many guests complimenting the hotel on its upkeep.

Set Among The Hills

Within the old building and set against the countryside, there’s very few complaints from guests about the location, as it’s the perfect jump off for hiking and scenic walks.

Top Hospitality

Again, the Hotel’s hospitality and service has shined as many guests enjoyed the customer service.

Leisurely Club

The Leisure Club of the Pitlochry Hydro Hotel was a favourite among guests, needing to rest their limbs and recharge after their days’ activities.

Negative Reviews

Room Quality

While many people were satisfied with the quality of room at the Pitlochry Hydro Hotel, other guests felt the room or bed was either uncomfortable, cramped or needed to be revamped.

Quality of Food

Between the set menu and the a la carte there is plenty to choose from at the Hotel, but some guests felt let down by the quality, particularly the breakfast.

Wacky Wi-Fi

The hotel does offer free Wi-Fi in public areas but some guests felt the reception was lacking Best to use it only for necessary business and research, and enjoy the countryside.

Value For Money

While most guests were happy with the value for money, there were still some guests who, due to matters such as food and quality of sleep, felt the hotel lacked in its value for money.

Rating Overview

Rating trivago Rating Index ® based on 536 reviews across the web
7.2 /10
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    7.6 /10
7.2 out of 10 based on 536 reviews