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The Royal Highland Hotel

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In-room safe, desk, blackout drapes, iron/ironing board
In-room safe, desk, blackout drapes, iron/ironing board
In-room safe, desk, blackout drapes, iron/ironing board
In-room safe, desk, blackout drapes, iron/ironing board

Overview of The Royal Highland Hotel

The Royal Highland Hotel

3 out of 5

3.9/5 Good

Guests rated this property 4.2/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Pet-friendly
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast available
  • Business services
  • Bar

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • 24-hour vacancy between guest room stays
  • Hand sanitizer provided
Station Square, Academy Street, Inverness, Scotland, IV1 1LG

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationInverness Castle6 min walk
  • Popular LocationInverness Cathedral10 min walk
  • Popular LocationEden Court Theatre12 min walk
  • AirportInverness (INV)12 min drive

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About this area

Inverness

In the city center and near a train station, The Royal Highland Hotel is in an area with good shopping. Notable landmarks in the area include Inverness Castle and Inverness Cathedral, and travelers wishing to experience a bit of culture can try Eden Court Theatre. Inverness Botanic Gardens and Wildwoodz Paintball and Lasertag Park are also worth visiting. Sailing offers a great chance to get out on the surrounding water, or you can seek out an adventure with hiking/biking trails and mountain biking nearby.

What's nearby

  • Victorian Market - 1 min walk
  • Eastgate Shopping Centre - 4 min walk
  • Inverness Castle - 6 min walk
  • Inverness Cathedral - 10 min walk
  • Eden Court Theatre - 12 min walk

Restaurants

  • Ash Restaurant — 1 min walk
  • Gallery Cafe — 1 min walk
  • Coffee Affair — 2 min walk
  • Artysans Café — 2 min walk
  • Aspendos — 2 min walk

Getting around

  • Inverness Station - 5 min walk
  • Inverness (INV) - 12 min drive

About this property

The Royal Highland Hotel

3-star Inverness hotel in Inverness City Centre, walk to Inverness Castle
This smoke-free hotel features a restaurant, a bar/lounge, and a snack bar/deli. WiFi in public areas is free. Other amenities include a coffee shop/café, coffee/tea in a common area, and concierge services. All 84 rooms offer free WiFi, room service, and plasma TVs with cable channels. Other amenities available to guests include coffee makers, portable fans, and hair dryers. Housekeeping is available once per stay.
The Royal Highland Hotel offers 84 accommodations with safes and coffee/tea makers. Plasma televisions come with cable channels.

Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers. This Inverness hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Additionally, rooms include irons/ironing boards and portable fans. Housekeeping is provided once per stay.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter
Follows industry cleaning and disinfection practices of Intertek Cristal (3rd party expert - Global)

Social distancing

Contactless check-in and check-out
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Guest rooms kept vacant for 24 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Masks and gloves available
Hand sanitizer provided
Individually-wrapped food options available for breakfast and through room service
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • Limited onsite parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking available
  • Offsite parking within 0.01 mi (GBP 7 per day)
  • Limo/town car service

Food and drink

  • Continental breakfast available for a fee 7:00 AM–9:30 AM on weekdays and 7:00 AM–10:00 AM on weekends: GBP 9.00-12.00 per person
  • 1 restaurant and 1 coffee shop/café
  • 1 bar/lounge
  • Room service available
  • Coffee/tea in common area(s)

Family friendly

  • Laundry facilities
  • Snack bar/deli

Conveniences

  • Elevator
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Front-desk safe

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Dry cleaning service
  • Housekeeping (once per stay)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Ski storage
  • Wedding services

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Polish
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish

Business services

  • Meeting rooms

Accessibility

  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • Assistive listening devices available
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Roll-in shower (select rooms)
  • Wheelchair-accessible lounge
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to elevator
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible restaurant
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

More

  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Bed sheets
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Heating
  • Portable fan

Bathroom

  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Shower/tub combination

Entertainment

  • Cable channels
  • Plasma TV

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker

More

  • Connecting rooms available
  • Desk
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Safe

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Check-in

Check-in from 3 PM - 11 PM
Early check-in subject to availability
Early check-in fee: GBP 10.00
Late check-in subject to availability
Late check-in fee: GBP 10.00 for check-in between 11:30 AM and 2:30 PM
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 10:30 AM
Late check-out subject to availability
Late check-out fee: GBP 10
Express check-out

Special check-in instructions

Guests will receive an email 24 hours before arrival with check-in instructions; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets allowed for an extra charge of GBP 10 per pet, per night
Service animals are exempt from fees
Restrictions apply; for more information contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are available for GBP 50 per stay

Property payment types

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: between GBP 9.00 and GBP 12.00 per person (approximately)
  • Offsite parking fee: GBP 7 per day (0.01 mi away)
  • Pet fee: GBP 10 per pet, per night
  • Service animals are exempt from fees
  • Early check-in fee: GBP 10.00 (subject to availability)
  • Late check-in fee: GBP 10.00 for check-in between 11:30 AM and 2:30 PM
  • Late check-out fee: GBP 10 (subject to availability)
  • Rollaway bed fee: GBP 50 per stay

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts credit cards, debit cards, and cash
Safety features at this property include a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, and a first aid kit

We should mention

The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation
Construction is underway at a neighboring building and there may be noise disturbance from the construction work
Guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation (surcharges apply and can be found in the Fees section)

National rating

This establishment has received its official star rating from VisitScotland, the National Tourist Board for Scotland.

Property is also known as

Hotel Royal Highland
Royal Highland
Royal Highland Hotel
Royal Highland Hotel Inverness
Royal Highland Inverness
The Royal Highland Hotel Hotel
The Royal Highland Hotel Inverness
The Royal Highland Hotel Hotel Inverness

Frequently asked questions

Overall score and ratings

3.9

Good

Rating 5 - Excellent. 309 out of 980 reviews
5 - Excellent 32%
Rating 4 - Good. 406 out of 980 reviews
4 - Good 41%
Rating 3 - Okay. 165 out of 980 reviews
3 - Okay 17%
Rating 2 - Poor. 76 out of 980 reviews
2 - Poor 8%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 24 out of 980 reviews
1 - Terrible 2%

4.2/5

Cleanliness

4.1/5

Staff & service

3.8/5

Amenities

3.7/5

Property conditions & facilities

2/5 Poor

Travelled with family
Disliked: Property conditions & facilities
Room was clean staff not very welcoming at front desk breakfast was a disgrace worst £29 I have ever spent
Stayed 1 night in Nov 2021

4/5 Good

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
Great location for shopping, restaurants and transport. Very comfortable accommodation, remarkably quiet for a city centre hotel. Only one negative comment. The continental breakfast offer was poor and the hot breakfast was sub standard. Noted that fellow guests did not finish theirs.
Stayed 3 nights in Nov 2021

3/5 Okay

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service
Lovely hotel but bedroom cold and bathroom freezing. Towel rail sign warning it very hot but was ice cold and hot water not very. Other than that it is an old hotel and I enjoyed its ambience
Stayed 1 night in Oct 2021

4/5 Good

Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service
Breakfast staff was very friendly. Front desk staff not so much. Room was tiny and needs updating. Hotel was convenient to bus and train station.
Stayed 1 night in Oct 2021

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
Lovely traditional hotel. Can't beat the location for convenience
Stayed 3 nights in Oct 2021