Welcome to Scotland’s largest freshwater loch! Countless travelers have fallen in love with its picturesque charms down the ages - from royalty to literary giants like Sir Walter Scott. And it’s so very easy to see why. Its myriad small islands, boat cruises and the towering flanks of Ben Lomond make it a brilliant destination for fans of the great outdoors - be they serious hikers eager to explore the national park that bears the loch’s name, or simply looking to sit back and gaze at the sights. What’s more, it is not far from the hustle and bustle of Glasgow, Scotland’s largest city, with its mix of cultural attractions. And those who wish to explore the wider area will find the walking paradise of the Arrochar Alps a short distance to the west and the iconic Glencoe and its ski slopes just an hour’s drive to the north. Whatever your reason for traveling, this destination is so famous it has been immortalized in traditional song - meaning there are copious Airbnb vacation rental options from which to choose. And these are some of the very best when planning your trip to “the bonnie, bonnie banks of Loch Lomond”. Read on to find out more!
Enjoying a beautiful, picturesque view of the loch itself, it’s little wonder that this charming cabin in Luss has hundreds of fans among its past guests. Scoring five-star ratings across the board, it was highly praised for its “amazing location”. Capable of sleeping up to two people, it would be ideal for a romantic break and it is just minutes away from local restaurants and hotels on foot. Other amenities include free wi-fi for making day-trip plans online, a TV, and a supplied continental breakfast. And then there’s the spacious covered terrace on which to unwind, breath in the clean air and gaze at the majestic waters of Scotland’s largest freshwater loch.
Cabin In Luss at LochlomondLuss, United Kingdom
Top guest reviewsstunning views and location with fabullous breakfast traycomfortable cabin with amazing viewslovely cottage directly by the lake very comfortable bed and modern style furniturewe really enjoyed sitting out on the deck for breakfast and after a day of exploringamazing snacks and breakfast goodies as well as water juice tea coffee and morevery clean and lovelyeverything was clean and tidythe cabin was spotlessly clean with thoughtful touchesvery clean and breakfast was nicewe found it to be very clean and very comfortable
Host:very friendly host who was very helpfulalyson was a perfect hostalyson was the perfect host from start to finish and made us feel at home immediatelyshe was extremely hospitable and welcomingthe owner is very accessible whilst respecting your privacyRead more reviewsits location is perfectgreat location with a variety of things to do near bybeautiful cabin in a perfect locationlovely place within the village very close to many points of interestluss house has an amazing location overlooking loch lomond
Another charming property which makes the very most of its setting, this early 19th-century two-bedroom cottage would make a great base for families wishing to explore the area around the loch. Located less than a mile outside of Luss - a distance which can be covered in 10 to 15 minutes on foot - it is also within a few metres of the loch shore itself, so whether it’s near sights or amenities, you’ll not have far to go to enjoy either. It is also well equipped, boasting free wi-fi, a full kitchen, internet TV and a spacious rear garden with plenty of deck seating. Former guests were very impressed, scoring it top marks for location and cleanliness.
Historic cottage next to loch lomond LussAldochlay Aldochlay, Scotland, United Kingdom
Top guest reviewswifi works great kitchen was stocked with tea coffee and cerealvery clean with all necessary amenities and a nice powerful showervery clean and tidyspotlessly clean and relaxingthe place is clean and comfortablefantastic place to stay very clean and very comfortableit's quiet clean comfortable and nicely decorated
Host:jin is a wonderful hostjin is a great hostgreat accommodation and helpful hostjin has been a great hostjin was really helpful and gave great clear directionsRead more reviewsthe location is perfectamazing place in a great locationit is a great locationphenomenal place in a great locationwould highly recommend this location
This self-contained double-bed guest suite would make for a great base when planning a romantic getaway in this charming corner of Scotland. Located in Arden, towards the southern tip of the loch, it is very well placed for enjoying the Loch Lomond Sea Life Aquarium or for taking one of the popular boat cruises from Balloch/Alexandria. It is also within easy reach of a number of popular wedding venues - should your trip be for someone’s big day. This charming suite dubbed the Wee Wing by the host, comes with its own patio garden and private access, enabling you to come and go as you please. The on-site private parking will also come in useful for those planning on exploring the wider area by car. Amenities include a TV, wi-fi access, and complimentary breakfast.
Loch Lomond Unique Selfcontained bed+bathroomArden, Scotland, United Kingdom
Top guest reviewslovely little touches with coffee/tea/juice/breakfast snack provisionsbeautiful room with private facilities excellent array of amenities to choose from and super comfy bedtea coffee fridge stocked with breakfast things) that made it all the more specialloved the light breakfast -- was perfect for us on the goit was very clean with lovely amenities for breakfast or evening snackthe room was very clean and the bed was very comfythe place was spotlessly cleanit was spacious clean and tidysuch a beautiful comfortable and clean apartmentlovely place it was very clean and the bed was super comfortable
Host:the host amanda was so welcoming and friendlyhost is very welcoming and easy to contactgood comms from hostshe was welcoming and helpful upon arrivalamanda's travel directions were very helpful in finding the placeRead more reviewsbreakfast was perfect and the location was greatgreat location thanks again xlovely place near loch lomondgreat central location from which we explored the highlandsgreat location and perfect for a quiet weekend away
This one-bedroom upper-floor lodge property boasts a lovely balcony from which to view the nearby loch, and it also comes with access to a shared hot tub - so it will make for a great couples’ retreat. Located within Balmaha on the eastern shores of the loch, it is within easy reach of boat trips to the nearby island of Inchcailloch. There are a host of great walking options in the area. The start of the walk up Ben Lomond is just a five-minute drive away, while Balmaha itself sits next to the famous West Highland Way long-distance route - should you be tempted to tread a short section of it. There are also restaurants and coffee shops nearby. Amenities include a kitchenette, TV, DVD player, and wi-fi.
Balmaha Lodges/ Lodge #1 (first floor)Balmaha, Scotland, United Kingdom
Top guest reviewsthere were no forks in the lodge but the rest of the kitchen amenities were goodthe apartment was lovely and fresh and exactly as advertised and having the balcony was an extra treatfernanada's place is comfortable warm and has a great viewthe lodge is well appointed and very comfortable with lots of space and a lovely viewa fantastic nights sleep in the most comfortable bedlodge was clean and spaciousthe place was spotlessly clean with most utensils etcsimple but clean interiorthe lodge was very clean and comfortablethe rooms are big & clean with modern interior
Host:the hosts are lovely and relaxedamazing hosts very helpful and friendly peopleexceptionally friendly and welcoming hosts and very flexiblelovely to have the hot tub outside (shared) really nice host who communicated quicklygreat stay and staff very friendly and willing to helpRead more reviewsnice location well presented accomodationsuperb location and great accommodationthe location was good and very close to restaurant shop and walksamazing location and stunning lodgesthis apartment is in a beautiful location with lovely walks close by
How’s this for a grand setting? Located within the grounds of a beautiful 19th-century manor house overlooking the loch, this two-bedroom flat will appeal to couples or families who want to experience a little Lowland style. Situated within a ground-floor annex of Lomond Castle, it is well-placed for all manner of outdoor activities - be they walking, a little golf, kayaking on the loch, or even using one of the area’s seaplane charters to enjoy aerial tours of Scotland’s west coast. The property - which enjoys glowing reviews - also comes with a number of mod-cons, including wi-fi, laundry access, free parking, and even kitchen facilities should you prefer whipping up your own meals instead of walking to a nearby restaurant.
"The Monarch", Lomond Castle, Loch LomondLuss, Scotland, United Kingdom
Top guest reviewsbeautiful apartment with lovely furnishings and very homelycomfortable rooms with all amenitiesnice apartment with lots of outside communal spacevery lovely apartment with fabulous views just around the cornerthe cruin has a fabulous breakfast and even better views within a 5 minute walkbeautiful and clean apartment in quiet complexbeautiful decor and clean as a whistlethe apartment is super clean and comfythe flat itself is clean and modernit was really clean and it felt good to stay there
Host:her hospitality was evident even over the phone with answers to questions and helpful suggestions for meals/activitiesspecial thanks to the host ann was very helpful to make everything easyanne was a great host and responded quickly to any queriesand anne was a super hostfor anyone traveling to loch lomond anne's airbnb is certainly one of the best available anne is a great hostRead more reviewsthe location is amazinggreat location and well pricedgreat location and value for moneyan outstanding apartment in an amazing locationbeautiful location directly near the water l
One of two luxury self-catering apartments operated by the host, this two-person studio flat will make for a great romantic getaway near the southern end of the loch. It comes with plenty of cozy touches that will appeal to couples looking for a bolthole away from the cares of weekday strife. These include a four-poster bed, a wood-burning stove and even a sauna for easing away those stresses. Amenities also include a fully-equipped modern kitchen, wi-fi access, and free parking. And the property is within easy reach of Alexandria and Balloch’s eateries, shops and attractions - just five minutes away by car.
Loch Lomond Apartments: The DumplingWest Dunbartonshire, Scotland, United Kingdom
Top guest reviewsupon a hot day eddie gave a fan without us requesting ita coffee machine with complimentary pods and a fully equipped kitchen is providedscottish breakfast tray was a lovely touch and the sauna was an added bonusthe apartment had everything you need and more with fantastic viewsamazing facilities to cook and relax with location not far from lots of great walks and view pointsvery clean and cozyso clean and well presentededdie's place is lovely clean and calmingnice clean and tidy place with modern appliancesthe appartments are stylish and clean very comfortable and the kitchen has everything in it you could need
Host:great hosts who done everything possible to make us feel welcome) and very friendly hostswonderful hosts eddie responded quickly to any enquiries madeeddie and avril are so welcoming and great hostshe is extremely friendly and an amazing hostRead more reviewsgreat location and beautiful studiothe apartment location is fab and easy to findvery nice apartment next to balloch ideally located to visit loch lomond national parkgreat location and fantastic hostspeaceful location and great base to loch lomond and trossachs as well as further north
A great option for larger groups or big families eyeing high-quality accommodation close to the loch, this four-bedroom holiday home is located in Luss and is just two minutes from the shore on foot. Its historic exterior also makes for a lovely picturesque setting, but its stylish, modern facilities mean you won’t have to skimp on the mod-cons to enjoy those beautiful 19th-century charms. Indeed, it comes equipped with free wi-fi throughout, a large-screen TV, and a spacious kitchen. The outside play area will also be ideal for young children, while the complimentary bicycles and canoe mean you’ll be spoilt for choice when looking for memorable ways to explore the local area.
5 Star Holiday Accommodation LussLuss, Scotland, United Kingdom
Top guest reviewsit was very clean more than everything we need
Host:very quiet and home was very family friendlyhosts were easy to communicate and welcomed us with cup cakes and champagneRead more reviews:) location was greatideal for a quiet weekend away excellent hotel/bar up the roadfantastic place to stay in the lovely village of lussperfect property for larger groups in an idyllic locationamazing no words to express how this place is
Another option which enjoys great word-of-mouth among former guests, this stylish and contemporary one-bedroom lodge will appeal to couples and solo travelers alike, and it is well-placed in Arden, on the western side of the loch, ideal for exploring the wider area by car. Although it doesn’t boast a direct view of the loch itself, it is just a couple of minutes away on foot. As are some of the local restaurants, pubs, and shops. Amenities include satellite TV, free wi-fi access, and kitchen facilities, should you prefer to take your meal within the lodge’s woodland setting rather than at a local eatery.
Contemporary self catering lodges at Loch Lomond
A great option for families who wish to be right by the loch, this three-bedroom lodge can sleep up to seven people between its mix of double-bedrooms and a third bedroom featuring a bunk bed and a single. Its spacious living area includes a full kitchen with access to a large outside decking area in which to enjoy the atmosphere. It is located amid a number of other lodges within Rowardennan and is also close to a local hotel and bar, for socializing or eating out. Amenities include free on-site parking, wi-fi internet, and access to laundry facilities - should you plan on a longer stay.
Loch Lomond Lodge, Rowardennan (sleeps 7)Glasgow, United Kingdom
Enjoying glowing reviews from past guests who gave it top scores across the board, this picture-postcard bed-and-breakfast is well placed within Luss’ Pier Road for access to the waters of the loch and the beach. The cozy double-bedroom makes it a great option for couples or solo travelers, and its proximity within easy reach of local restaurants and cafes means you’ll have plenty of eating options come the evening. The room also comes with a TV and wi-fi access, while the free on-site parking will come in useful for those using a car to get about.
Tigh-a-mhaoir LussPier Road luss, United Kingdom
TIme to go exploring
With so many great accommodation options available, you’ll be out and exploring the beautiful charms of the Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park before you know it.
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