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The Royal Highland Hotel
3 stars

The Royal Highland Hotel

Station Square, 18 Academy Street, Inverness, IV1 1LG, United Kingdom
+44 146 323 1926
From
R993
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rate per night

7,5
Good

based on 5 957 reviews

The Royal Highland Hotel
Sun 21/4
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Room type
Provider
Nightly total
Double room
Classic room
R1 017
Standard Room
R1 259

About The Royal Highland Hotel

  • Hotel Room
    You’ll have a private room with all the hotel’s amenities
  • Freebies
    This stay includes Wi-Fi for free
Next to Inverness Rail Station, this hotel has a grand staircase that was inspired by the stairway in the Titanic. It is a friendly, welcoming hotel with 2 restaurants and free parking. The Royal Highland has an excellent location for enjoying the activities and attractions in Inverness and the Highlands beyond. The airport is just 15 minutes’ drive away. The Gallery Café serves traditional meals, while Ash Restaurant serves an à la carte menu. Food is sourced locally, and includes fish from nearby lochs and rivers. Each room at The Royal Highland has rich décor with traditional furniture and high ceilings. Every room also has satellite TV, and facilities for making tea and coffee. Room photos of this historical property are indicative of what you may expect. All rooms vary in size and layout.

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Amenities at The Royal Highland Hotel

  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room service
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Coffee machine
  • Coffee shop
  • Business centre
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Flat-screen TV

Accessibility and suitability

  • Entire unit located on ground floor
  • Entire unit wheelchair accessible
  • Pets allowed on request. Charges may apply.
  • Disabled access
  • Roll-in shower
  • Lift
  • Shower chair
  • Accessible by lift
  • Adapted bath
  • No smoking
  • Lowered sink
  • Toilet with grab rails
  • Upper floors accessible by lift
  • Designated smoking area

Basics

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Internet
  • Linens
  • Towels
  • Fan
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Free toiletries
  • Shampoo
  • Smoke alarms
  • Heating
  • Body soap
  • Dustbins

Dining

  • Electric kettle
  • Packed lunches
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Snack bar
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Food can be delivered to guest accommodation
  • Coffee machine
  • Coffee shop
  • Vending machine (snacks)

Bathroom

  • Raised toilet
  • Shower
  • Bathtub
  • Hairdryer
  • Toilet
  • Toilet paper
  • Private bathroom
  • Walk-in shower

Services and conveniences

  • Business centre
  • Wake-up service
  • Safety deposit box
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Room service
  • Key access
  • Express check-out
  • 24-hour front desk

General

  • Family rooms
  • Lockers
  • Telephone
  • Carpeted
  • Ski storage
  • Storage available

Media and entertainment

  • Radio
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • TV

Laundry

  • Laundry facilities
  • Laundry service
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Trouser press

Bedroom

  • Fold-up bed
  • Socket near the bed
  • Cleaning products
  • Wardrobe or closet

Workspace

  • Fax/photocopying
  • Fax
  • Laptop safe
  • Desk

Parking and transportation

  • Parking
  • Airport shuttle
  • Private parking

Things to do

  • Board games/puzzles
  • Golf
  • Skiing

Family friendly

  • Cribs available
  • Kids meals

Health and safety

  • Safe

Reviews of The Royal Highland Hotel

All reviews are collected from real users with a verified booking made with KAYAK or one of our trusted external partners.

7,5
GoodBased on 5 957 verified guest reviews
7,4Couples
7,7Solo
7,5Families
7,5Friends

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8,2 Very Good
Pros:The front door is literally 50 feet from entrance to train station. Breakfast buffet is outstanding including Brit favorites like haggis.
Cons:Only complaint was poor WiFi reception in our room. Great in lobby.
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7,4 Good
Pros:The staff -- front desk/manager -- was very helpful. Our room was uncomfortably hot, and although she was unable to move us the first night as there were no available rooms, she provided us with a fan and ice to help cool the room and a sheet to use rather than the duvet. The second night, she was able to move us to a much larger room on second floor which was very comfortable. The breakfast was very good with a good variety of choices. Since we traveled by train, the location of the hotel was very convenient.
Cons:We were in Inverness during a heat wave. The first night (of two nights) we were in a small room on the top floor. Since there was no air conditioning and no breeze, it was uncomfortably hot, preventing us from sleeping. Some of the furniture and the carpet in the larger room we stayed in the second night was a bit worn and could use a bit of updating
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7,4 Good
Pros:Great location.
Cons:I was on the first floor and the noise from traffic outside on the main road was terrible, with the windows constantly shaking loudly. The windows aren't double-glazed and even passing drunks shouting and swearing sounded like they were in my room. Walls between rooms are also paper thin and the room shook every time the guest next door closed their room door. To be fair, my colleague was on the top floor and had a totally different experience, but unfortunately I won't be staying there again.
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10,0 Wonderful
Pros:Proximity to the rail and bus stations, shops and places to visit. Helpful staff, clean and comfortable room.
Cons:Nothing really
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8,2 Very Good
Pros:We had a lovely stay. Our room was very pretty, comfortable and clean. The location cannot be beat.
Cons:The breakfast included was not very good. Also, pur booking includes complementary cocktails upon arrival but all we received was a buy one get one 50% off coupon. Not quite the same deal there.
A
8,2 Very Good
Pros:Proximity to train station and city centre
Cons:Wifi weak, essentially unusable in the room. Good signal in lobby but inconvient to go there just for wifi.
A
5,7 Fair
Pros:Proximity to train station and highway, lots of good bars and restaurants around. Cool looking Victorian hotel.
Cons:Wi-fi was non-existent - which was bizarre given they had routers everywhere. Very unhelpful staff.
A
6,8 Okay
Cons:The shower did not have any hot water, and even though the website says parking is provided, in reality, the hotel has 4 spaces out front that are first come first serve, and the rest of the guests must pay for public parking.
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7,4 Good
Pros:The entrance and common areas were beautiful, room was delightful, spacious and clean. We had dinner at the hotel restaurant and the food was perfect! Great location. Two blocks from everything important. Make sure you visit Hootinanny's a couple blocks away. They had amazing live music for tourists and locals alike.
Cons:The hotel is located practically at the train station. There was limited parking and constant traffic (vehicle and pedestrians).

Location

Station Square, 18 Academy Street, Inverness, IV1 1LG

What's nearby

  • Inverness Railway Station100 m
  • Eastgate Shopping Centre210 m
  • Inverness Museum and Art Gallery264 m
  • Inverness Castle350 m
  • Inverness City Centre0.5 km
  • Inverness Cathedral0.6 km
  • Eden Court Theatre0.8 km
  • Bellfield Park1.1 km
  • Fort George Queen's Own Highlanders Regimental Museum1.3 km
  • Bught Park1.6 km
  • Ship Space1.8 km
  • Caledonian Stadium1.8 km

Policies

Check-in/Check-out

Check in anytime after 15:00, check out anytime before 10:30

Cancellation/pre-payment

Cancellation/pre-payment policies vary by room type and provider.

When to book a room at The Royal Highland Hotel

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FAQs when booking at The Royal Highland Hotel

  • How do I get from Inverness Station to The Royal Highland Hotel?

    Those intending to travel to The Royal Highland Hotel from Inverness Station will find themselves just steps away from the hotel once disembarking from the train. The walk will take less than 5min if you take the walking route via Strothers Lane, turn left, then proceed down Academy Street.

  • Why should I book my wedding at the hotel?

    The Royal Highland Hotel prides itself on hosting weddings in the grounds since the hotel opened in 1856. They specialise in Scottish wedding celebrations with their luxury decorations and prestigious setting. They’re willing to work with their guests to create the ideal wedding of your dreams; plan a wedding reception or breakfast for up to 200 guests.

  • What is the easiest way to reach the hotel from Inverness Airport (INV)?

    The quickest form of transport to reach the hotel from the airport is either by car or taxi. Expect the 8.4-mile journey to take around only 15min. Alternatively, if you’re looking to take public transport then it will take a longer time of approximately 30min. Simply take the 11 bus from Terminal Building towards Inverness, alighting at Marks and Spencer, where you’ll be only about a 2-minute walk from the hotel.

  • What rooms are available at The Royal Highland Hotel?

    Guests staying at this hotel can find themselves enjoying the large variety of rooms that are available. Enjoy the likes of a cosy single, cosy double/twin, classic single, classic double or twin or a royal. All rooms are unique and offer great facilities.

  • What can I expect from the hotel if I’m travelling with children?

    The Royal Highland Hotel is accommodating to all kinds of guests, especially children. The family-friendly hotel offers spacious rooms that sleep up to four guests and are the perfect choice for those travelling with little ones. You can also enquire about bringing a cot or an extra guest bed to your room at no extra cost.

  • Why should I book a royal room?

    The royal room is the biggest room choice of all of the lodgings at The Royal Highland Hotel. You can choose from having either two queen beds or one king-sized bed. The room is also equipped with an ensuite bathroom. You can enjoy a great range of facilities like television, free Wi-Fi, tea and coffee making facilities, umbrellas and much more.

  • What can I expect from the hotel if I’m travelling with pets?

    Those travelling to the hotel with pets are in luck because the hotel is pet friendly. The hotel is willing to accommodate your furry friends and will discuss any enquiries that you might have. Well-behaved dogs are allowed into the rooms for an extra cost per night, per pet, for a maximum of two animals.

  • What does the hotel offer to those with reduced mobility access?

    If you’re a traveller with reduced mobility or you’re travelling with a guest that is, you will find the hotel is well accommodating. The front of the hotel can be reached via a ramp with additional level access to the ground floor, which includes a breakfast room and lounge area. There are two specially adapted hotel rooms with a wheel-in shower. In addition, there are two rooms on the ground floor.

  • Where is The Royal Highland Hotel located?

    The Royal Highland Hotel is located at Station Square, 18 Academy Street, 0 km from the centre of Inverness. Inverness Railway Station is the closest landmark to The Royal Highland Hotel.

  • When is check-in time and check-out time at The Royal Highland Hotel?

    Check-in time is 15:00 and check-out time is 10:30 at The Royal Highland Hotel.

  • Does The Royal Highland Hotel offer free Wi-Fi?

    Yes, The Royal Highland Hotel offers free Wi-Fi.

  • How far is The Royal Highland Hotel from the airport?

    The Royal Highland Hotel is 12,8 km from Inverness. The Royal Highland Hotel is 125,2 km from Aberdeen Dyce.

  • How does KAYAK find such great The Royal Highland Hotel hotel deals?

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Good to know

Value for money

7,8

Distance to city centre

0,0 km

Nearest airport

Inverness

Distance to airport

12,7 km