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St. Petersburg, Florida
Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

We really enjoyed our stay at the Waterside Hotel in Inverness. It is directly across the street from the river. The front desk staff was friendly and helpful. Perfect Location if you are planning a day trip To Skye. Beautiful flowers. Nice restaurant. The hotel is a really nice walk along the river from the town.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

I stayed here for Inverness half marathon. My room was lovely with a river view and very quiet. The bed was really comfortable. There is a lovely modern bar area for drinks. Breakfast was served at good times and was very tasty. I'd definitely recommend. Town centre only 10 mins away and parking is straightforward. Thank you

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Caithness, Scotland
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is certainly not on my recommended hotels list, it started when my elderly mother fell quite heavily on the pot-holed walk from the car park to reception, badly cutting her face. No one came to our assistance, and when we tried to check in, despite the fact my mother was bleeding and visibly shaken, the receptionistist's only concern was...

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Waterside1819, Owner at The Waterside Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write your review and sharing your stay with us. I am terribly disappointed by your experience at check-in and will contact you direct to discuss it in person with you. Thank you once again for your time.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Got a deal for double room, excellent large bed nice size of room, all facilities in room inc hair drier, room spotless and clean staff excellent. Only complaint would be we didnt have breakfast included in deal but in the morning decided to have breakfast, this cost and extra £9.50 each the same if you just walked in off the...

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Inverness, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We go here about once a month. It was OK this time. We had mussels for starter. Salmon nicoise, ribeye of beef, and chilli chicken for mains. The food was faultless. Service not great. Big grumpy. Bit slow when it wasn't that busy on a Sunday. We will be back, mainly because we usually get a table when other places...

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Edinburgh
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Cannot fault this fantastic hotel! Ambience, service, comfort, food, cleanliness, location and staff. Elegant yet cosy and chilled out bar with well selected background music. Seating at bar or on comfortable sofas beside the log fire. You just don't want to leave! Choice of (more than substantial) high tea or dinner gives you flexibility in planning your day. Night porter...

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Burnley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped here for 2 nights due to visiting for work. Beautiful hotel, spotlessly clean good facilities and comfy bed. Booked Dinner on the first night. Food was excellent and service wonderful. Breakfast was worth getting up for and again good service. All staff were helpful and happy and nothing was too much trouble. Would highly recommend that you visit this...

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glasgow
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just back from a 2 night stay at the Waterside. Room was clean and comfortable although a bit dated. Restaurant food was lovely and bar area was pleasant and welcoming. Staff very helpful and friendly. Fab breakfast, will definitely return.

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Kettering, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just spent two nights here on business. Stayed in the annexed building next door with a lovely view to the front. No complaints really. Staff were great generally, lady on front desk during the day wasn't the most attentive, but having to deal with joe public every day would drive me mad so no problem. Good wifi and free. Great...

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Bo'ness, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had never stayed in Inverness so didn't know about any of the hotels there. I selected the Waterside purely on tripadvisor reviews and was not disappointed. Every member of staff from reception to the restaurant and the cleaners were very helpful and really pleasant. The room it's self was basic but spotless - we didn't have a view but this...

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Amenities

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  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
Food & drink at the hotel
The Waterside Restaurant
The Waterside Restaurant
Cuisines: Scottish, British, Seafood
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • 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: $109 - $284 (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:
#18 Romantic Hotel in Inverness
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