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

 Sports activities

Golf course

 Breakfast

In-room breakfast

Continental breakfast

 Food/Drinks

Restaurant

Bar/Lounge

Overview

Royal Highland is a 3-star traditional hotel offering a spacious accommodation within easy reach of Loch Ness, University of the Highlands and Islands and Inverness Museum and Art Gallery. The building was renovated in 2012.

Nestled in the heart of Inverness and a 5-minute walk from Inverness Railway train station. The hotel lies within 10 minutes' walk of Eden Court Theatre, Chanonry Point and RNI Community Hospital.

Museums, the castle and art galleries are set within walking distance.

Royal Highland Hotel can be reached in 15 minutes by car from Inverness airport.

Rooms

The hotel offers 53 rooms with a fantastic view on the city center appointed with individual climate control, cable TV with on-demand movies, free Wi-Fi, a minibar and coffee/tea makers along with en suite bathrooms that provide a bathtub, a shower and a hairdryer. All rooms have carpet floor and antique furniture.

Eat & Drink

Breakfast is served in the dining area each morning. At the restaurant authentic dishes are served. At the large café bar guests will enjoy a selection of tea, malts and coffee.

Services

The on-site limousine and bicycle rentals are also available.

Relax

Royal Highland Hotel is a child-friendly hotel offering cribs and a pool. Active guests will appreciate cross-country skiing and golf provided on site.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Free public parking is possible on site.

Year renovated:   2012.  Number of rooms:   86.

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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

Sports & Fitness

  • Skiing
  • Golf course
  • Fitness center

Services

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

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • 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/Baby cots
  • Children's pool
  • Children's menu
  • Board games

Leisure facilities

  • Garden area

Room view

  • City view

Room facilities

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

Bathroom

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

Kitchen facilities

  • Electric kettle

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. 

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)
    12.7 km
Train Stations
  • Inverness Railway Station
    100 m
  • Bus stop
    100 m
Restaurants
  • Indian Ocean (cuisine: Indian)
    120 m
  • Cafe Artysans
    130 m
Hotel information
  • Check-In:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-Out:
    until  10.30 am
  • Year renovated:
    2012
  • Number of rooms:
    86

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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)
              12.7 km
            Train Stations
            • Inverness Railway Station
              100 m
            • Bus stop
              100 m
            Restaurants
            • Indian Ocean (cuisine: Indian)
              120 m
            • Cafe Artysans
              130 m
            Hotel information
            • Check-In:
              from  3 pm
            • Check-Out:
              until  10.30 am
            • Year renovated:
              2012
            • Number of rooms:
              86

            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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            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 - 2.5 km
            • Vue Cinemas - 2.8 km

            Monuments and Landmarks

            • Caledonian Canal - 1.3 km

            Museums

            • Inverness Museum & Art Gallery - 300 m

            Parks

            • Astroturf (All weather pitch) - 2.0 km

            Arboretum, Green spaces, Zoos

            • Black Isle wildlife park - 4.5 km

            Theaters

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

            Local attractions

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

            • 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:
              86

            Hotel Awards

            UKHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedInvernessRoyal Highland Hotel

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            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

            Average guest rating

            7.2out of 10
            Very good
            Based on 352 reviews

            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)
              12.7 km
            Train Stations
            • Inverness Railway Station
              100 m
            • Bus stop
              100 m
            Restaurants
            • Indian Ocean (cuisine: Indian)
              120 m
            • Cafe Artysans
              130 m
            Hotel information
            • Check-In:
              from  3 pm
            • Check-Out:
              until  10.30 am
            • Year renovated:
              2012
            • Number of rooms:
              86

            Hotel Awards

            UKHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedInvernessRoyal Highland Hotel

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

            Use Badge