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Columba Hotel

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Welcome to Columba Hotel, Inverness UK. Columba Hotel Inverness by Compass Hospitality is a 4-star hotel built in 1881. The hotel boasts a perfect position in the very heart of Inverness, yet located in a peaceful area offering marvelous views of Inverness Castle and the River Ness. There are 82 en suite bedrooms including a deluxe suite, many with river and castle views, restaurant and bar. The decor of Columba Hotel combines contemporary style and amenities with traditional comfort each room features excellent facilities as well as free high-speed wireless is available throughout the building. During the winter, the trees lining along Ness Walk are beautifully decked with fairy lights. The city has a host of historic buildings, notably in the Old Town, as well as fascinating shops from the Victorian Market to the new award-winning Eastgate centre which is a just a short walk away. You can also take a stroll to Inverness Castle or St Andrew's Cathedral, set alongside the River Ness, one of Britain's most beautiful riverside settings. There is a circular walk from the castle along the river and through the Ness Islands and you can watch anglers trying to catch Atlantic salmon - or try it yourself with a daily ticket. There are forest walks and views of the Moray Firth from Craig Phadrig, the hill that towers over the city.
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Centrally Located
Historic Hotel
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Full view
100Great for walkers
Grade: 100 out of 100
145Restaurantswithin 0.5 km
51Attractionswithin 0.5 km
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Stayed a Friday night in January after booking through Booking.com and on arrival was told my card had been declined at reception after trying twice the previous week. A bit embarrassing when my wife was next to me and it was fir her birthday and there was also a small queue
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My husband and I just spent two nights at the Columba hotel and I just wanted to comment on the staff. I have many dietary requirements and the restaurant manager - Kat and our waitress Caroline were absolutely wonderful. They even went out to the shops and got me what I
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Response from gm563, General Manager at Columba Hotel
Responded 2 days ago
Dear Guest, thank you very much for a lovely review following your stay. We will share your comments with the team especially Caroline and Kat as they will be thrilled to hear that you helped make your stay stress free. We hope you will return on a future visit to Inverness. Kind regards Columba Hotel
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Can not fault this hotel for an overnight deal including 3 course dinner and bottle of wine. The hotel itself is very central and spotless. The service was excellent from booking in to checking out. A special mention to Charlotte who was our waitress for dinner and breakfast as
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Response from gm563, General Manager at Columba Hotel
Responded 5 days ago
Dear Guest, thank you for your review. We are pleased that you enjoyed your stay and found Charlotte fab. We will share your feedback with Charlotte and the team. We hope to welcome you again. Kind regards Columba Hotel
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I booked a triple room for myself and two friends at the Columba Hotel in Inverness. On the day of our stay I booked an additional double room as I wasn't feeling very well and didn't want to disturb my friends coughing all night. When I called the hotel to confirm the booking
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Response from gm563, General Manager at Columba Hotel
Responded 5 days ago
Dear Guest, thank you for your review following your recent stay. Unfortunately on the day of your arrival we had to put a family room out of order for maintenance repairs which left us short of a family room, hence why Reception asked if you would object to 3 single rooms, to which you kindly accepted. We can see that you booked an additional double room on the day which Reception advised you that you would not be charged for. We never charged Expedia for the double room that you had previously booked and when Expedia phoned to ask for a refund they were asking for a refund for the Triple Room which is why there has been some confusion. We have been in touch with Expedia today and have asked them to process the refund onto your card to which they have replied to confirm this has been processed. Our Team have never received any emails from yourself to date as this could have been solved sooner. We are sorry that you found our single rooms cold and dark. Our sincere apologies for the delay and the confusion caused. With kind regards Columba Hotel.
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Stopped overnight prior to heading home on early train the next morning. From the front it looks amazing overlooking the River Ness and the castle across the river itself, the views are amazing. The entrance is very nice, clean and tidy. The staff welcoming and giving good
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Response from gm563, General Manager at Columba Hotel
Responded 1 week ago
Dear Guest, thank you for your review. We are pleased that you enjoyed your overall stay. We are truly very sorry that you did not receive your wake up call and be rest assured we will speak to our Team to ensure this does not happen again. Kind regards Columba Hotel
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For one of the floors the lift kind of stops between floors and then there are doors and stairs. Best to ask for an accessible room if stairs will be a problem.
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No car park on site but a couple of minutes walk to car park at the Cathedral
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Good Afternoon, in response to your question, we do try to allocate rooms where guests that are booked as a group are as close as possible to each other. As there are a mixture of room types in the Hotel it is not always possible to do this. However I have made a note of your comments and passed these on to our Reception Manager who will try and accommodate where possible.
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Are there hair dryers in each room
Hi Sandy, yes we have hairdryers in every room. 😁
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I hope that whatever the question you had has been answered however please contact us at the hotel directly if you still require assistance. Thankyou
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"Hard to do, as rooms are allocated on arrival"
"Make customers aware that there is a spare heater hiding in the room somewhere should it get really cold."
"There are rooms with views of the river and the castle, we did not chose one as we did not spend a lot of time in our room."
"I recommend the Ness Suite as you get a large room with sitting area and a terrific view of the Inverness Castle and the Ness River"
"ask for river view room"
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PRICE RANGE
US$ 41 - US$ 225 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
columba hotel inverness
LOCATION
United KingdomScotlandInverness
NUMBER OF ROOMS
82
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