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Royal Highland Hotel

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed yesterday NEW

POSITIVES: an attractive, traditional old hotel, in an ideal location for station/town centre; comfortable beds and spacious rooms (we were in a Royal Room); a couple of the staff were extremely friendly and efficient - the lady in charge of the breakfast and afternoon teas, and a housekeeper (we assume she may have been head of housekeeping as she was...

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Lundin Links, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We came up to inverness for my partner to do the Loch Ness Etape. We were quite disappointed with our stay here - when we arrived we discovered there were only around 8 complimentary parking spaces for 80 odd rooms (didn't know this from the online description) which were all taken - the older receptionist was very snippy when I...

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RoyalHighlandHotel, Public Relations Manager at Royal Highland Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to write the review - we apologise for any inconvenience and we have noted your observations seriously and would definitely take appropriate action wherever necessary.We would also like to inform you that we have an arrangement with the next door Eastgate Mall Car Parking at special prices for our guests and we would look forward...

lincolnshire
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Hotel well maintained, very clean, staff very friendly. Hotel ideally situated for sightseeing and trains. Whilst our room was very small it had all one needed. The hotel was always warm and had a good cozy atmosphere in reception. In my opinion it's biggest disappointment is the dining room. This is a large ballroom with row upon row of tables...

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RoyalHighlandHotel, Public Relations Manager at Royal Highland Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for the review and while we apologise for any inconvenience, let us take this opportunity to clarify that the Grand Wallace Ballroom you mentionned is used to serve our breakfasts and to those groups who wishes to have meals together with pre arranged menus. For individual dining we have our Ash Restaurant which also has a Lounge Bar...

Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This hotel must have been something in its heyday in the mid-1800s. It was the station hotel for Inverness, and you can see the vestiges of its charm and imagine what it must have been like in those days. It is well-known for the "Titanic" staircase that leads from the lobby and branches up to the next floor. If you...

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RoyalHighlandHotel, Public Relations Manager at Royal Highland Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for the review and we would look forward to welcome you back again.

Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

Stayed here on business in late April 2017. What's good: Right next door to the station. Literally. Good selection of whisky Half price drinks voucher included with your stay. What's bad 1) Reception and breakfast staff aren't especially friendly and have very strong east European accents. Hard to understand them. 2) Breakfast not included in room booking. I found this...

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RoyalHighlandHotel, Public Relations Manager at Royal Highland Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time for the review and we apologise for any inconvenience. We have noted your observations and would definitely act on these as appropriate. We offer the maximum flexibility in booking a room which can with or without breakfast and dinner and normally leave it to our guest to decide what they want to book. In this...

Doncaster
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This was a much anticipated first trip with my son to the Highlands to see castles and scenery accessible by public transport . We were not disappointed at all. Originally a station hotel this was located right next to the station (funnily enough) which couldn't have been better having arrived after 8 hours of travelling weary with heavy cases. No...

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RoyalHighlandHotel, Public Relations Manager at Royal Highland Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for the kind review - we are delighted that you enjoyed your visit and would look forward to welcome you again.

Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Stayed for a couple of nights on deal through Itison. Well worth the money. Large Room with Large Bed. Breakfasts were great as had haggis and black pudding on menu. Beutiful Hotel with the stairs that replicated on the Titanic.

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RoyalHighlandHotel, Public Relations Manager at Royal Highland Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for the kind review - we are delighted that you enjoyed your visit and would look forward to welcome you again.

Fife
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have just done a 2 night short break and found the Highland to be excellent. Hotel was warm throughout, our room had controllable heating, bathroom was first class with a bath and beautifully tiled, room was large with a 40" flat TV. All food was first class and plenty of it, breakfast buffet was wonderful. All staff were very...

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RoyalHighlandHotel, Public Relations Manager at Royal Highland Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for the kind review and Team Royal Highland would look forward to welcome you again.

Leicester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here for thre nights on an organised rail tour of the highlands. Our room was on ththe third floor and very comfortable with a nice en suite bathroom with bath and shower. It was very clean and we had all we wanted. There was even an iron and ironing board in the cupboard and an umbrella. The hospitality...

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RoyalHighlandHotel, Public Relations Manager at Royal Highland Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for the kind review and while we are delighted that you have enjoyed your stay and we also apologise that you did not enjoy the menu that had been approved by your tour company and we shall definitely look into this. We definitely hope to welcome you again whenever you are in Inverness next.

Reviewed 1 week ago

-no doorman -no porter -no parking -powdered eggs on the buffet -worn interior, not kept up -awful restaurant adjoining -poor restaurant manager in the adjoining facility -poor customer service at front desk -very limited wifi in rooms if any at all it is not royal anything but frustrating.

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RoyalHighlandHotel, Public Relations Manager at Royal Highland Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for the review and we apologise for any inconveniences. We would like to reassure you that we offer porterge on prior request request, apart form our own free parking spaces , we have arrangements with the next door Eastgate Mall for our guests to use their parking at a very reasonable rate, all our food are home prepared...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Royal Highland Hotel is the oldest hotel in the centre of the Highland capital, Inverness. In 2000, the property was carefully restored, retaining its unique character associated with the bygone age. As soon as you enter the hotel you will appreciate this. In the foyer the grand staircase, the inspiration for the Titanic's staircase, leads to the 84 spacious refurbished bedrooms - all with very high ceilings. The decor is rich with traditional furniture and deep colours. The rooms all have soft furnishings and antique style furniture. The excellent bathrooms are generally medium to large in size. For over 151 years, the hotel has been looking after travellers from all over the world. Perhaps its popularity stems from the fact the hotel is a grand place to stay. Large bedrooms, large lounge areas, quiet meeting rooms, good food, prime location and friendly staff all play their part. All local amenities close to hand, but within a 5 minute drive you are out into the dramatic Highlands. Lochness is only 7 miles from the hotel. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Royal Highland Hotel

Address: 18 Academy Street, Inverness IV1 1LG, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Scottish Highlands > Inverness
Price Range: €89 - €293 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Royal Highland Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 86
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“Some rooms on the third floor are not on the same level as the elevators, so you need to take your luggage up a short flight of stairs”
464jeniferc, 26 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Twin rooms are generally larger.”
oldfifer, 22 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Make a call to the hotel to see what kind of room it is that you are getting or what is on offer.”
JoeB815, 13 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Ensure you ask for a room with a view.”
Timberwolf28, 12 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Don't expect a view but you will get a great sleep if your bed was as comfy as ours was.”
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