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Columba Hotel Inverness by Compass Hospitality

7 Ness Walk, Inverness IV3 5NF Scotland
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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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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Bar/Lounge
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Centrally Located
River View
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Full view
100Great for walkers
Grade: 100 out of 100
100Restaurantswithin 0.25 miles
44Attractionswithin 0.25 miles
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Reviewed today via mobile

Thank you to the staff in the Victoria restaurant within the Columba hotel they were very attentive and our meals were served very quickly. We were a party of 18 and all of us without exception had a thoroughly delicious dinner, 3 courses of yummyness....More

Date of stay: December 2018
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Reviewed today

The best things about the Hotel were the staff, and the quality of food which was excellent throughout. The Hotel is well located on the Bank of the River, and one would expect a good view from the room, however this is not the case....More

Date of stay: November 2018
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Christmas shopping break in Columbia hotel was lovely as many upgrades have been done the dinning room has been updated and menu revamped to make it much more appealing fantastic breakfast. Great staff friendly and helpful. The four stars are shinning bright now with great...More

Date of stay: December 2018
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Response from gm563, General Manager at Columba Hotel Inverness by Compass HospitalityResponded yesterday

Dear Guest, thank you kindly for review. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay and have found major improvement on our standards. We have been working hard to redecorate and improve standards so it is pleasing to hear that our changes made...More

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Perfect location by the river Ness. River view room which was comfortable and warm. Breakfasts on both days extremely tasty and plentiful. Bar area inviting, staff extremely attentive. Ideal situation for walking to Eden Court and also up into town. A definite hotel to pay...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank ladybray
Response from gm563, General Manager at Columba Hotel Inverness by Compass HospitalityResponded yesterday

Dear Guest, thank you for your review. We are pleased that you enjoyed your overall stay. We will share your comments with our team. We hope to welcome you back on a future visit to Inverness. Kind regards Columba Hotel

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed at the Columba Hotel for 2 nights on the itison.com offer, an excellent deal. Hotel in fab central location with lovely views across the river. Very traditional style hotel with modern upgrades, e.g. carpets, decor and bathrooms etc. Our standard double room was...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank LBrosee
Response from gm563, General Manager at Columba Hotel Inverness by Compass HospitalityResponded 1 week ago

Dear Guest, thank you kindly for your review following your stay with us. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay and you found our team friendly and helpful. We hope to welcome you back on a future visit to Inverness. Kind regards Columba Hotel

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dk012016
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.
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rjones147
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
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jmgeorgia3
25 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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"Hard to do, as rooms are allocated on arrival"
michieg121
yesterday
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"Make customers aware that there is a spare heater hiding in the room somewhere should it get really cold."
aimsbx
3 weeks ago
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"There are rooms with views of the river and the castle, we did not chose one as we did not spend a lot of..."
jreid435
20 Oct 2018
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"I recommend the Ness Suite as you get a large room with sitting area and a terrific view of the Inverness..."
MartinTravelAddict
19 Oct 2018
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PRICE RANGE
US$58 - US$214 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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NUMBER OF ROOMS
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