Royal Highland Hotel - Inverness

18 Academy Street, Inverness, United Kingdom, IV1 1LG  show map
 3 stars
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Royal Highland Hotel - Inverness

 Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in public areas

 Parking

Paid parking

 24-Hour

24-hour reception

 Check-in/Check-out

Express check-in/-out

 Fitness/Gym

Fitness center

 Breakfast

In-room breakfast

Continental breakfast

 Food/Drinks

Restaurant

Bar/Lounge

 Meeting facilities

Meeting room

Overview

The 3-star Royal Highland Hotel boasts good location not far from Bogbain Farm, Caledonian Thistle and Wildwoodz Paintball and Lasertag Park. An example of antique architecture, this hotel opened in 1850 and was fully restored in 2006.

Nestled in the center of Inverness, steps away from Inverness Railway train station. Just 1km from the center of Inverness known for Caledonian Canal, Inverness Museum and Art Gallery and Eden Court Theatre.

Historic sites, museums and galleries are set within walking distance.

15km to Inverness airport.

Rooms

The hotel offers 50 non-smoking rooms equipped with cable TV with on-demand movies, a minibar, Wi-Fi, satellite TV and a laptop-size safe and featuring fantastic views over the city. Guests can also use coffee/tea makers and an electric kettle available in each room.

Eat

Guests are offered a full Scottish breakfast served in the dining area. The friendly restaurant offers fresh authentic meals. Coffee can be savored in the café bar.

Services

Shoe shine, bicycle rental and ironing service as well as a beauty salon, a lift and a barber shop are available at the hotel.

Relax

Leisure facilities include a cocktail lounge and a tea room. Guests can go in for tennis, hiking and cross-country skiing at the hotel.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Free public hotel parking is possible on site.

Year renovated   2012.  Number of rooms   53.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi in public areas
  • Paid parking
  • Handicap parking
  • 24-hour check-in
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Air conditioning in public areas
  • Children are welcome
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe deposit box
  • Multilingual staff
  • No pets allowed
  • Lobby
  • Coffee shop
  • Hairdresser
  • Luggage storage
  • Ski storage
  • Bicycle storage
  • Elevator
  • Rooms/Facilities for disabled

Services

  • 24-hour room service
  • Bell staff/Porter
  • Bicycle rental
  • Car rental
  • Limousine service
  • Dry cleaning
  • Laundry
  • Wedding services
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Newspaper service
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Shoe shine service
  • Wake up service

Dining facilities

  • Continental breakfast
  • In-room breakfast
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Cafe
  • Catering service
  • Coffee/Tea in lobby

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Conference room
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available

Leisure facilities

  • Fitness center

Room view

  • City view

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Individual air conditioning
  • Central heating
  • VIP room facilities
  • Free in-room safe
  • Mini-Bar
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Turndown service
  • Living room
  • Dressing area
  • Rollaway/Extra bed
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room desk

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Bath/Shower
  • Room toiletries
  • Hair dryer

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/Satellite television
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Radio
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-In

  • from  3 pm

Check-Out

  • until  10.30 am

Children and extra beds

  • All children under the age of 10 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • All children under the age of 2 may stay for free in a crib. 
  • Older children/adults may stay at the price of GBP 50 per person per night in an extra bed. 
  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

Pets

  • Pets are allowed on request.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

18 Academy Street, Inverness, United Kingdom, IV1 1LG

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City Center
  • Inverness
    600 m
Airports
  • Inverness (INV)
    12.7km
Train Stations
  • Inverness Railway Station
    100 m
  • Bus stop
    100 m
Restaurants
  • Indian Ocean (cuisine: Indian)
    120 m
  • Cafe Artysans (cuisine: Coffee Shop)
    130 m
Hotel information
  • Check-In:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-Out:
    until  10.30 am
  • Year renovated:
    2012
  • Number of rooms:
    53

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        Bed type: King Size bed
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          How to reach hotel

          hotel Royal Highland Hotel - Inverness Inverness location
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          Hotel Address:

          18 Academy Street, Inverness, United Kingdom, IV1 1LG

          Get directions
          City Center
          • Inverness
            600 m
          Airports
          • Inverness (INV)
            12.7km
          Train Stations
          • Inverness Railway Station
            100 m
          • Bus stop
            100 m
          Restaurants
          • Indian Ocean (cuisine: Indian)
            120 m
          • Cafe Artysans (cuisine: Coffee Shop)
            130 m
          Hotel information
          • Check-In:
            from  3 pm
          • Check-Out:
            until  10.30 am
          • Year renovated:
            2012
          • Number of rooms:
            53

          Hotel Awards

          UKHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedInvernessRoyal Highland Hotel

          According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
          Best Design Hotels in United Kingdom

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          Royal Highland Hotel Location

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          What's nearby

          Tourist attractions

          • Frame Shop - 100 m
          • Scotish Flair - 300 m
          • Moray Firth Dolphin Cruises - 600 m
          • Welch - 800 m

          Popular areas

          • City Center - 500 m

          Places of interest

          Train stations

          • Inverness Railway Station - 100 m

          Convention centers

          • The Spectrum Centre - 100 m

          Amusement

          • Nessie's Adventure Land - 200 m
          • Carlton Clubs plc - 700 m
          • Inverness Bowling Club - 900 m
          • Roller Bowl - 2.5km
          • Vue Cinemas - 2.8km

          Monuments and Landmarks

          • Caledonian Canal - 1.3km

          Museums

          • Inverness Museum & Art Gallery - 300 m

          Parks

          • Astroturf (All weather pitch) - 2.0km

          Arboretum, Green spaces, Zoos

          • Black Isle wildlife park - 4.5km

          Theaters

          • La Scala Entertainment - 200 m
          • Eden Court Theatre - 700 m

          Local Attractions

          • Titanic Museum - 1.7km
            16 Clachnaharry Road, Inverness
          • Wildwoodz Paintball and Lasertag Park - 9.0km
            A832, Munlochy
          • Groam House Museum - 14.0km
            High Street, Rosemarkie
          • Floral Hall - 3.1km
            Bught Lane, Inverness
          • Highland Aviation Museum - 11.6km
            9 Dalcross Industrial Estate, Inverness

          Near the hotel

          • River Ness - 250 m
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          • Chanonry Point - 680 m
            Chanonry Ness, Fortrose
          • Fort George/Queen's Own Highlanders Regimental Museum - 1.3km
            Moray Firth, Ardersier
          • Inverness Museum and Art Gallery - 300 m
            Castle Wynd, Inverness
          • St. Andrews Cathedral - 680 m
            15 Ardross St, Inverness

          Restaurants Nearby

          • Indian Ocean - 120 m

            Address: 64 Academy Street
            Phone: 01463 237755

            85% likes this, based on 210 reviews
            Cuisine: Indian

          • Aspendos - 170 m

            Address: 26 Queensgate

            84% likes this, based on 344 reviews
            Cuisine: Turkish

          • Little Italy - 200 m

            Address: Stephens Brae

            73% likes this, based on 294 reviews
            Cuisine: Italian

          • Cafe Artysans - 130 m

            Address: Strothers Lane

            71% likes this, based on 67 reviews
            Cuisine: Coffee Shop

          • The Joy of Taste - 200 m

            Address: 25 Church Street
            Phone: 01463 241 459

            76% likes this, based on 326 reviews
            Cuisine: European

          Hotel information
          • Check-In:
            from  3 pm
          • Check-Out:
            until  10.30 am
          • Year renovated:
            2012
          • Number of rooms:
            53

          Hotel Awards

          UKHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedInvernessRoyal Highland Hotel

          According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
          Best Design Hotels in United Kingdom

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          Royal Highland Hotel Reviews

          Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Royal Highland Hotel

          Individual guest reviews

          • Group of friends
            7.8

            the lovely open staircase and the food

            more bathroom toileties on the second night, the ash resturant the tables are to near each other

          • Older travelers
            8.2

            the meals were very good. I feel the tartan carpet on the stairs was dangerous as the stripes were not always the same distance from the edge.

          • Couple
            7.4

            Lovely room

            got a bit noisy at night on the street outside (weekend)

          • Older travelers
            8.8

            Good location for shops ,railway and bus station.Room clean and comfortable

          • Family with children
            10.0

            Fantastic Location. I have never seen this much close location from the main terminal. Breakfast was good as well. very quiet and kind.

          • Older travelers
            7.4

            Very pleasant staff; communal areas interesting , breakfast first class.

            Lack of parking space.

          • Single
            7.4

            Good central location

            No wifi in rooms, internet in hotel lobby was inconsistant, lack of parking is a issue.

          • Older travelers
            8.2

            An excellent venue with plenty of character. The room was comfortable and very pleasant cleaning staff.

            The poor motivation of the bar and breakfast staff.

          • Older travelers
            9.2

            This is the second time we've stayed there because you could not be more in the city centre. Friendly unobtrusive staff with nothing too much trouble

            Breakfast on the Thursday morning was a bit chaotic but this was because they had put up extra people because of the snow - 2nd April which meant the A9 was closed as well as the rail line and they had had tio turn people away because they just did not have any room - it was one of those things

          • Older travelers
            8.2

            Great location next to station (but didn't hear any station noise in room) with taxi rank outside. Hotel efficient with no fuss. Friendly staff. Comfortable (small) room. Bathroom with bath and shower and lots of hot water. Pleasant reception/lounge area for sitting/waiting/having a drink. Good, buffet breakfast. Grand building but needs restoring to former glory. Pretty good dinner at ASH restaurant.

            Green paint everywhere, which with the low lighting at breakfast made it feel dismal. (As there is no view from this room suggest install light boxes at windows.) Upstairs glass to central atrium painted over - such a shame as lovely central staircase and could look fabulous.

          • Family with children
            7.4

            We enjoyed the size of room, beds and tv. We were relocated to a larger room in a quieter area of the hotel as some drilling of the tarmac started about 10pm outside our bedroom, by the railway station. The room we were moved to was much bigger and with queen size beds each instead of single. We also enjoyed the discount available on the 2 course lunch we had. We both really enjoyed the variety of meals and the tastes.

          • Couple
            5.8

            Towel warmer

            The price for value was ridiculous. We paid 120gbp for a room that had insane street noise, expensive breakfast (not included), and 4 television channels (to sleep to in order to block the street noise). Parking is pitiful. I ordered a glass of wine and it was covered in lipstick (not mine). There was no food available after 9:00pm except potato chips. . .Very unfortunate.

          • Older travelers
            7.8

            Central location. Excellent large foyer for relaxing and reading.

          • Older travelers
            6.2

            the room decor was a bit shabby the reception staff were not welcoming on arrival or check out

          • Family with children
            7.0

            Location

            Hotel billed me twice leaving me £280 out of pocket. I emailed to complain the day after checking out but I've had no reply. If hotel does not correct the error, I will go to the authorities, and would appreciate Booked.net publicising this case.

          How to reach hotel

          hotel Royal Highland Hotel - Inverness Inverness location
          Show big map »

          Hotel Address:

          18 Academy Street, Inverness, United Kingdom, IV1 1LG

          Get directions
          City Center
          • Inverness
            600 m
          Airports
          • Inverness (INV)
            12.7km
          Train Stations
          • Inverness Railway Station
            100 m
          • Bus stop
            100 m
          Restaurants
          • Indian Ocean (cuisine: Indian)
            120 m
          • Cafe Artysans (cuisine: Coffee Shop)
            130 m
          Hotel information
          • Check-In:
            from  3 pm
          • Check-Out:
            until  10.30 am
          • Year renovated:
            2012
          • Number of rooms:
            53

          Hotel Awards

          UKHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedInvernessRoyal Highland Hotel

          According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
          Best Design Hotels in United Kingdom

          Use Badge