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Mumbai, India
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116 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We found a last minute deal for this Hotel and booked it..and thoroughly enjoyed our stay here! The reception staff was extremely friendly and check in process was smooth! The central market area is just a short walk from the hotel! The stayed in a river facing room which was huge and clean, with all modern facilities like TV, iron,... More 

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Fife, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We had a 2 night stay to start Xmas shopping, hotel is well situated . First time we have stayed here and our room was lovely, clean and comfortable. Staff were all very friendly, attentive and helpful. We ate in the restaurant both night and the food and wine was excellent. Highly recommend and we will certainly be back.

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Thank 357joan
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339 reviews
36 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We stayed in this Hotel for two nights and loved our stay here! The location of the Hotel is great..just a five minute walk from the train station and market. We stayed in a beautiful quaint room on the topmost floor, where our room enjoyed beautiful views of the river! Rooms are very spacious with big bathrooms with bath tubs,... More 

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Thank Swatijd
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

From the moment we walked in through the front door we fell in love with the place. The staff are so friendly and the hotel itself is so warm and cosy very homely. As for our wedding day it was stress free and very relaxed.

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Thank Caroline N
Scottish Highlands, United Kingdom
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144 reviews
32 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I visited and at reception we were told there was a wedding reception on that evening and that the last remaining room in the main building would be noisy up until midnight. However, there was an alternative room available in their adjacent building. I accepted this one and I'm glad I did. The room was on the... More 

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Thank hughcunningham
Colchester, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely welcome, easy check in. Spacious room and very comfy bed, room was lovely and warm. Lovely hot shower. View on to the river ness was beautiful. Really good value for a very good experience overall. I would recommend this hotel to friends and colleagues.

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Thank Natalie M
Scotland
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23 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We recently attended a wedding at the Waterside and the meal was absolutely fantastic, one of the best wedding meals I've ever had! The staff were lovely, friendly and helpful, and the hotel is situated in a beautiful spot. We definitely want to return for dinner!

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Thank Michelle C
Inverness, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed overnight .Must say the standard of cleanliness in my room was second to none.Staff so helpfull and lovely meal .Breakfast was very good with plenty selection.Beautiful location on the banks of the river ness, carry on doing what your doing.thanks for a great stay

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Stirling, Scotland
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120 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here two nights while working in the area. I had a single room in the annex, Felstead house. Room was fine - quite spacious for a single room. Bed was comfy and the bath was huge! Sadly no view, but as I was working probably better I didn't have that distraction! Good location- easy walk to train station. Restaurant... More 

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Perth, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I booked the room for two nights . The room was a bit dated and the bathroom was equipped for a disabled person . Although I am not disabled I found the bathroom and bedroom very clean and warm. Unfortunatly I could hear someone either next to me or above having an enjoyable 2-3 minutes which almost put me off... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
Food & drink at the hotel
The Waterside Restaurant
The Waterside Restaurant
Cuisines: Scottish, British, Seafood, European
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Beautifully and centrally located on the river Ness banks, The Waterside Hotel offers comfortable accommodation, very friendly staff and outstanding cuisine. Management at staff will help you plan your stay in Inverness making sure you make the best of your stay in the capital of the Highlands. Inverness city centre, Eden Court Theatre, Saint Andrews Cathedral and The Ness Islands are all within 5 minutes walk from the hotel. Loch Ness is 8 miles away. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Waterside Hotel

Address: 19 Ness Bank, Inverness IV2 4SF, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Scottish Highlands > Inverness
Price Range: ₹ 5,046 - ₹ 11,889 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Waterside Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 35
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Also Known As:
Waterside Hotel Inverness
The Waterside Hotel Inverness, Scotland
Hotel Style:
#17 Romantic Hotel in Inverness
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“The rooms are all good, but the ones in the adjacent building are great,”
 of 5 bubbles hughcunningham, 18 Nov 2016 | Read review
“The rooms facing the river have lovely views”
 of 5 bubbles nataliem182, 18 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a river view.”
 of 5 bubbles Carole17, 13 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Room with view over river”
 of 5 bubbles 48jimm, 10 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Rooms at the front have a river view.”
 of 5 bubbles lisamG2609KE, 9 Nov 2016 | Read review
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