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Columba Hotel Inverness by Compass Hospitality

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7 Ness Walk, Inverness IV3 5NF Scotland See on map
Free Wifi
Breakfast Buffet
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4 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The Columba Hotel is very quaint and quiet, located in the heart of Inverness and across the street from the river and castle. The food in the attached restaurant is tasty and of local fare. Although being very clean, the rooms, or at least the...More

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Response from gm563, General Manager at Columba Hotel Inverness by Compass HospitalityResponded 2 days ago

Dear Guest, thank you for your review. We appreciate your feedback and pleased that you enjoyed our restaurant. All rooms are different shapes and sizes and indeed have different outlooks from the windows. Kind regards Columba Hotel

Reviewed 1 week ago

booked this hotel as part of an anniversary trip and was not disappointed in any way firstly i was booked on a standard double room with breakfast included but the day before i was due to arrive i was sent an email saying i had...More

Response from gm563, General Manager at Columba Hotel Inverness by Compass HospitalityResponded 6 days ago

Dear Mr & Mrs Sally, thank you kindly for taking the time to provide us with a lovely review following your recent stay with us. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay and your anniversary was enjoyable. We will be sure to pass your...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We were lucky to get a riverfront room with beautiful views across the river to the castle. Lovely large bed and seating area. Large bathroom with separate shower and lovely deep old bathtub. This hotel is very old but has been done up beautifully, being...More

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Response from gm563, General Manager at Columba Hotel Inverness by Compass HospitalityResponded 6 days ago

Dear Guest, thank you for taking the time to post feedback following your stay. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay and that you managed to enjoy our stunning views from your front facing room. Delighted that you enjoyed breakfast and that you found...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a horrible experience staying at this hotel, as it was a last minute booking, we paid a bomb for 1 night only. The images looked nice and the overall rating by previous guests motivated me to book a room here. My horrible experience...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel is staffed with helpful personnel. The rooms were well prepared and cleaned. There is a well appointed sitting room we used for gatherings and chats outside our rooms that overlooks the river. This vintage hotel has the charm of the past and the...More

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Response from gm563, General Manager at Columba Hotel Inverness by Compass HospitalityResponded 1 week ago

Hi Travelbob1 Thank you for your feedback, it is always pleasing to read positive comments. I do hope you will come back and stay soon.

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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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Suites, Family Rooms, Non-Smoking Rooms
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US$ 80 - US$ 222 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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10 March 2018|
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Response from RihanaS7 | Reviewed this property |
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.
9 February 2018|
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Response from Isabel C | Reviewed this property |
No car park on site but a couple of minutes walk to car park at the Cathedral
26 July 2017|
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Response from gm563 | Property representative |
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... More
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"We were unlucky with bar/bistro service . The hotel was a bit expensive for what it is and trades on its..."
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