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Sheffield, Australia
Reviewed 14 August 2016

We visited this establishment during our recent tour of the UK and unfortunately were disappointed with the experience. The pub is one of the oldest in Inverness and has great bud but is being poorly run by the current staff. We went for lunch on a Sunday and it appeared as if all the staff were hung over from the...

1Thank roydavidjones
Reviewed 30 September 2014

Need I say more. Smelly dogs, poor rooms. This is should not be called a hotel. It's is just very poor lodgings. Can't believe anyone can say this is acceptable as somewhere to stay. The owners were nice enough but the smell was all over the hotel. Dogs barking is not what I want to hear

3Thank marsh1968
Reviewed 14 September 2014

Kathy and Ian were very interesting and knowledgeable hosts. provided a room upgrade when one was available at no charge. Service was above and beyond what I expected. security was provided by Rudy and molly announcing arrivals and doors were locked but monitored for late night entrance if you were out evenings. International staff and locals provided me with very...

3Thank rtwilson
Mintlaw, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 August 2014

Travelled for three hrs with my family and was totally shocked at what we found. A very old smelly and filthy hotel, bar closed, kept their dogs in the lounge, clearly no cooking on the premises but would'nt have eaten there anyway, hardly a whole stick of furniture in the room.  Should not be open for business.......steer clear!!!!

7Thank Brian G
Reviewed 9 June 2014

can only describe this ( hotel ) if thats what you would call it !!!! no food available but the landord said he could knock something up is we were desperate.Room was bogging bar was closed since the smoking ban apparently ! but we were welcome to buy a carey oot if we wanted a drink. Dont know where the...

9Thank esaym31a .
Reviewed 26 February 2014

My dad and I were on a fly-by-night trip in Scotland for a month. We found Beauly on the map and decided to stay there for the night. We stumbled upon the Caledonian and were not disappointed. We were welcomed with open arms by Ian and Kath and the cat Calligula. We were treated to a great dinner of lamb...

4Thank Hemingway1287
Larne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 February 2014

I feel privilaged to have stayed in this 300 year old atmospheric building, which is run by genuine, warm, friendly, helpful, socialable,generous, amazingly good chefs, with big hearts and a love of animals.

2Thank MrsTarney
Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 14 November 2013

The inn/hotel is dated and kitschy, but I enjoyed it. It feels like an old inn that's remained half-frozen since the 70's. The proprietors Iain and Cathy are hospitable and friendly and complimentary morning breakfast is cooked! There's no open entry (door is occasionally locked and accessible by buzzing Iain or Cathy) and no in-room fridges (although there is complimentary...

1Thank Jason T
Reviewed 2 October 2013

We spent 2 weekends there. It was comfortable & friendly and did a hearty breakfast.Comfy beds and I say beds as I have stayed there before. Warm and cosy, plenty hot water and clean towels! A big thank-you to Iain, his partner and his lovely staff, we'll be back!

1Thank helenmelon52
Reviewed 29 September 2013 via mobile

Stayed here with a couple of mates for the Bealach Mhor Sportive. Having read some of the reviews I was not sure what to expect but feared the worst. I am pleased to say it was absolutely fine, the building may be old and the decor perhaps dated but my room was clean and the bed was comfy. The owner...

2Thank ColinFGlasgow

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )

Additional Information about Caledonian Hotel

Address: 9 High Street, Beauly IV4 7BY, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Scottish Highlands > Beauly
Hotel Class:1 star — Caledonian Hotel 1*
Number of rooms: 9
Also Known As:
Caledonian Hotel Beauly, Scotland
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“Room 5 - large but TV doesn't work and the window is difficult to close if you need to shut out the noise of the traffic in the square.”
 of 5 bubbles Gildey, 9 Sep 2013 | Read review
“Avoid like the plague”
 of 5 bubbles 973graemem, 25 Aug 2013 | Read review
“Room 5 Looks over the Square, and an accordionist and pipe-band play on a Thursday evening.”
 of 5 bubbles michieg121, 16 Jun 2013 | Read review
“Room 5 was bright & spacious with a double bed & a single.”
 of 5 bubbles Marina179, 6 Oct 2012 | Read review
“Most rooms overlook the Village square. Pipers on Thursday evenings.”
 of 5 bubbles tyke940, 17 Jul 2012 | Read review
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