Now rated by Visit Scotland as 3 Star for welcome friendliness, service, comfort and food. Public area refurbishment programmed for Winter/Spring 2015/16. Hidden in the historic pass of brander at the foot of Ben Cruachan between Loch Awe & Loch Etive the Brander Lodge Hotel & Bistro is a family run hotel that thrives on its homely and relaxed atmosphere, Set back from the road in 3 Acres of ground you really can relax and enjoy yourself. Once inside you will be welcomed with a warm smile and instantly made to feel like one of the family, whether you’re on business or pleasure , on your own or in a group nothing is too much trouble at The Brander Lodge. There are areas to suit all when staying at the Brander including our popular and busy bistro with its Eat Scotland award, the comfy lounge with wood burning stove for those cold winter nights the relaxed bar with a huge choice of malts and local ales theres also 31/2 acres of gardens to explore in the day or on a clear night look up see every star in the sky. Theres something for everyone at The Brander Lodge.