Check in was very quick and efficient. Receptionist was very friendly and welcoming.
Room was a double and was a good size. It had been refurbished at some point. I was more than happy with it. Also a bonus was the free Wi-Fi and I had no issues at all with it.
The breakfast was really good with everything you would expect from a Scottish hotel. As well as the buffet you were able to order poached eggs, smoked haddock with poached eggs, all included in the price. Everything looked and tasted fresh. Service of the tea and coffee was very prompt.
I didn’t try the restaurant or the bar but the bar area certainly looked well stocked.
Check out was just as quick and friendly. I will definitely stay again on my return to Inverness.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- 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. ... more less
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