meet our team


Eileen Fraser - Hotel Proprietor

Eileen Fraser – Hotel Proprietor

Eileen has owned Lochardil since 1985 and along with her Partner Graeme MacBean ensure that their Hotel is a welcoming, friendly and comfortable place to stay – offering good food in a relaxing environment. Eileen is there most days and takes a personal interest in ensuring that the high standards set over many years are maintained.

Graeme MacBean - Hotel Director

Graeme MacBean – Hotel Director

Graeme oversees the smooth day to day running of the business and looks after all financial matters – when not enjoying a game of Golf at Nairn or Inverness!

Robert MacBean - Assistant Manager

Robert MacBean – Manager

Robert is Graeme’s son and has worked in all departments of Lochardil since he started in June 1994 – aged just 13! He started as a chefs assistant while still in school and has worked his way from there. He is now married to Kelly and has a young daughter Lily, born in February 2012, and lives nearby.

June Henry - Assistant Manager

June Henry Laidlaw – Assistant Manager

June joined us in April 2008 and was in charge of our Reception until her promotion to Assistant Manager in 2012.  Originally from Ireland she is the ever smiling efficient young lady who is often first point of contact for our guests.

Michelle Elsey - Front of House Manager

Michelle Elsey – Front of House Manager

Michelle has been at Lochardil since September 2000 and has great experience in Front of House Management. Her expertise is of great benefit to us and she keeps us all in order!

Hazel Galbraith - Receptionist

Hazel Galbraith – Receptionist

Hazel is our regular Sunday Receptionist who has been with us since 2009. Apart from Sunday she often assists during busy times and is always the same – efficient , friendly and very capable.