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Reviewed 10 April 2015

Stayed end March for midweek break. On arrival told check in was 3 pm. Receptionist didn't check if room was ready rather unhelpful. We paid extra for river view, the only way to see the river was to stand at the window as we were in the attic. Shower was very temperamental. Thought prices in the hotel were very expensive....

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Amy W, General Manager at Columba Hotel, Inverness, responded to this review

Dear Guest, thank you for your thoughts following your recent stay with us. All feedback is essential in my business and I fully take on board your comments. With best regards, Amy

Perth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 April 2015

My husband and I have just had a two night Itison break at the Columba, old style hotel but very happy with our stay. Every member of staff we met were so friendly and helpful, restaurant staff couldn't do enough for guests and were really nice people, food was lovely and so much of it! We ate in the bar...

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Amy W, General Manager at Columba Hotel, Inverness, responded to this review

Dear Guest, WOW - Thank you very much for your lovely review and will share this will all my team. I am delighted that you enjoyed your stay and really hope we can welcome you back very soon. With warm regards, Amy and Team Columba

East Ayrshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 April 2015

Had an overnight stay in this hotel last week. Choice of food was good, the accommodation excellent. Staff were extremely helpful. Our room was clean and comfortable. superb buffet breakfast with plenty of choice. hotel set in ideal location short walk to shopping centre. I would certainly recommend this hotel

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Amy W, General Manager at Columba Hotel, Inverness, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for oyur reveiw following your recent stay with us. I was deligthed that you enjoyed you visit and will share your kind words with my team. I hope we can welcome you back very soon, With warm regards, Amy and Team Columba

Aberdeen
Reviewed 8 April 2015

We had a wonderful weekend break in the Columba Hotel Very nice room and nice breakfast Would come back to this hotel and request room with river view however relaxed in the residents lounge with wonderful view of river and castle Thank you to all the staff Allan & Isobel McPherson room 112

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Amy W, General Manager at Columba Hotel, Inverness, responded to this review

Dear Guest, WOW thank you for your review following your stay with us recently. I was delighted that you enjoyed your time with us and your very kind words will be shared with all my team. I do hope we can welcome you back very soon. With warm regards, Amy and Team Columba

Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 April 2015

This was a deal for 2 nights. When first arrived at 12.39 was told abruptly that we could not check in until 3 and to leave our luggage. We were not expecting to get in to our room but thought they would take our details etc. The receptionist was grumpy and we were annoyed to see the next morning another...

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Amy W, General Manager at Columba Hotel, Inverness, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for yoru review following your recent stay with us. I was pleased overall that you enjoyed your stay with us and fully take on board your comments and will address this. I hope we have the chance to welcome you back very soon. With warm regards, Amy and Team Columba

Sprimont, Belgium
Reviewed 7 April 2015

Old-fashioned hotel in a nice city. Located next to the river, this is a great start to visit the Loch Ness. Be careful, due to some works on the road, the access might be difficult. However, there is a parking next to the hotel. if you arrive at 18:00, the pparking will be free until 08/09:00. Wifi, nice breakfast but...

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Amy W, General Manager at Columba Hotel, Inverness, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review following your recent stay with us. I wasp leased that overall you enjoyed your time and hope we have the chance to welcome you back again soon. With best regards, Amy and Team Columba

Reviewed 4 April 2015 via mobile

The hotel is greatly located right in front of Inverness Castle and 10 min from the station. The room was newly refurbished and warm but there was no heating in the bathroom. Everything was very clean, staff was polite. However I wouldn't rate this hotel as 4 stars but I got a last minute deal - 56 pounds for a...

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Amy W, General Manager at Columba Hotel, Inverness, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review following your recent stay with us. I was pleased that you enjoyed your time with us and will share your very kind words with my team. I hope we have the chance to welcome you back soon. With best regards, Amy and Team Columba

Kamloops, Canada
Reviewed 31 March 2015

This was a very good hotel, such a historical hotel, awesome location and a great view of Inverness Castle right across the river from it. One of the most comfortable beds I slept in on all my European travels. Good size room and the hotel was clean.

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Amy W, General Manager at Columba Hotel, Inverness, responded to this review

Dear Guest, WOW - What a lovely review and many thanks for sharing your comments. I am delighted you enjoyed your stay with us and will share will all my team. I hope we have the chance to wlecome you back very soon. With warm regards, Amy and Team Columba

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Reviewed 31 March 2015 via mobile

I booked this hotel as a birthday surprise for my boyfriend and booked the dbb package for 2 nights. Check in wasn't good, it wasn't explained how dinner or breakfast worked and we weren't shown or told how to get to our room we were simply passed the key! Our room on the second floor was comfortable, clean and warm...

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Amy W, General Manager at Columba Hotel, Inverness, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review following your recent break with us. I was pleased that overall you enjoyed your stay. I will share you most valuable comments with my team so we can ensure we learn from them and continually improve. I do hope we have the pleasure of welcomng you back soon. With warm regards, Amy and...

Maine
Reviewed 29 March 2015

Clean room in a convenient location. Bed fairly comfortable. Washroom nice. Breakfast better than average. My one complaint: the two times I stayed here, room wasn't ready when I arrived ~ once at the check-in time, the other maybe 20 minutes before. On the plus side ~ they hold luggage (although the location isn't the most secure ~ a corner...

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Dear Guest, Thank you for your review following your recent stay with us. I am sorry if we could not get your room ready on check-in time, very rarely we do have a slight delay if we have have had alot of late checkouts and specific rooms have been requested. Overall I am glad you enjoyed oyur stay and thanky...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
Food & drink at the hotel
McNab's Bar & Bistro
McNab's Bar & Bistro
Cuisines: Bar, British, Scottish, Pub
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Family Rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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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 

Additional Information about Columba Hotel, Inverness

Address: 7 Ness Walk, Inverness IV3 5NF, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Scottish Highlands > Inverness
Price Range: $81 - $319 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Columba Hotel, Inverness 4*
Number of rooms: 82
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