Welcome to Poppies Hotel and Restaurant
The Martin family welcome you to Poppies Hotel in Callander!"
Our small hotel in Callander (home of the Callander Jazz Festival), full of character, offers a friendly, cosy, home from home for a short break or for a longer holiday.
On our doorstep lies the wealth of activities, attractions, and the romance for which the Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park area of Scotland is rightly famous.
In the heart of Braveheart and Rob Roy Country, near Stirling and right on the Perthshire border, our easy to reach, central Scotland location means that you don't spend hours at the wheel, allowing you to pack more in to your days and stays with us..
Spend your day in and around the hotel, savouring the surroundings, enjoying the lovely little town of Callander, strolling nearby, reading or simply relaxing. Business and leisure travellers to Perthshire all find our quiet, Callander town location ideal, whether for a quick visit or an extended stay.
Poppies Hotel and Restaurant Accommodation
Choose from one of 9 individually styled, beautiful, expertly serviced rooms. 9 individual 'personalities', all individually decorated. Pleasantly old fashioned in a way, yet unobtrusively modern, thoughtfully appointed, offering a quite unique traditional ambience, yet with every contemporary comfort.
Expect, and enjoy, wonderfully kept, fresh, cosy and comfortable bedrooms, fully ensuite, with warm soothing baths and showers, refreshments, lovely toiletries, fluffy towels, and personal heating.
And your ‘windows to the world’, not only some great views across the local landscapes – but direct dial telephones and modem points to keep you in touch with the wider world should you choose.
We can arrange anything for you in your room, by prior request, from a lovely bottle of rose or sparkling champagne to enjoy on arrival, to chocolates and fresh flowers for the romantics.
Designed to make your stay, in Perth a home-away from home for all the family – and our free Wi-Fi internet access is perfect for finding out more about all there is to see and do in Perthshire from the comfort of your hotel room. Our family rooms are particularly spacious and can be either triples or quads. A roll away bed or cot can be always included in our family rooms if required at no extra charge.
Delightful Dinning and Eating Out in Callander
Convivially with that feeling of being amongst friends whilst at the same time being carefully and unobtrusively served by a caring, easy friendly staff team with their interest in your wellbeing being their hallmark. Poppies is a favourite and special Callander private and special occasion dining venue too.
A superb selection of mouth-watering light meals and freshly prepared snacks are also available daily in our lounges and conservatory.
Whether you begin in one of the lounges by enjoying a glass or two as an aperitif before relaxing in the lovely casual restaurant, or reserve your palate for the culinary delights awaiting you here – you will soon appreciate the quality throughout the hotel’s list.
And as long as the cellar doors are open, our team are ready to help you through what to some is one of the great mysteries of life: how to select a wine!
One of the finest Malt Whisky Bars in the Trossachs
The warm and welcoming hotel bar and lounge itself, and our restaurant in particular is also well known in the local area for great food, great soothing music and great laughs. Friendly hassle free service, a real welcome, keeps you together and serves great drinks.
Great too for a relaxing lunch-time beer or coffee and popular with ‘on vacation’ local students and local professionals alike. At Poppies, we have no connections or ties with any major pub chain and are totally independent – allowing us to be both comprehensive and inventive in our drinks selections for you.
You’ll also enjoy an extensive cellar of over 30 interesting fine wines from around the world, with a particularly good French selection, and half a dozen lovely house wines are available by the glass too.All handed picked and never found in supermarkets!
Our range of Scotch malt whiskies is one of the finest in the area and features, in a list over 100 strong, local and regional favourites such as Edradour and Glengoyne – to some of the great names from the Highlands, Islands and Lowlands too – including Macallan, Laphroaig, Caol Ila, Talisker, Lagavulin, Highland Park and Glenlivet.
And not just the ‘standards’ of these and other famous brands but the Directors’ Editions, deluxes, and cask strength ones too. Be warned!!!
Our team are always around to have a friendly word or impart a bit of local knowledge too.
ENHANCE YOUR STAY WITH SOME THOUGHTFUL EXTRAS
Our ‘thoughtful extras’ offer many ways to surprise your companion, add a little extra romance or an extra touch to your stay, which can be added to your reservation to await you in your guest room on arrival, or in our restaurant: fresh flowers, red roses, luxury chocolates, chilled Champagne or sparkling wine – to name a few.
Check -in time is from 14.00 ( unless by previous arrangement )
Breakfast is served from 8.00 am until 9.30 am. Lunch is served all day from 12 noon until 14.00. Dinner and Evening Meals are served everyday from 18.00 pm. until 21.00 pm.
Other Disabled Facilities
Attractions and Activities
Enjoy the perfect location and hospitality ‘oasis’ for touring, sightseeing, and enjoying everything there is to see and do in the Trossachs, in Rob Roy and Braveheart Country, the great city of Stirling – and beyond. A superb touring base too for Perthshire, particularly the Loch Tay and Killin areas – and for Glencoe and the West Highlands via nearby Crianlarich.
A short and very rewarding trip south takes you to Loch Lomond and all
the delights of the ‘bonnie banks’.
And Scotland's main shopping cities and towns of Stirling, Glasgow, Edinburgh and Perth - Perthshire are all within one hour’s drive. As is Glasgow Airport. And the hotel’s quiet rural village location makes it irresistible as an alternative to the city for that quiet, personal, refreshing Scottish guest experience.
So, next time you come to visit Callander, the Trossachs, and its great hinterland – whether on business or for a pleasure or leisure trip, or whether you simply want to take some quality time out to explore this remarkable and underrated part of Scotland with its castle, coastal, scenic and heritage appeal – and of course whisky – we invite you to consider Poppies Hotel to be your ‘country home from home in beautiful Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park.
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