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The Waterside Hotel

19 Ness Bank, Inverness IV2 4SF, Scotland
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Clacton-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
14 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This establishment is pretty good, we had a decent room with plenty of space and it was clean and comfortable.The staff at the check-in and check-out were very pleasant and helpful. The breakfast (Buffet Style) was pretty average but did the job!

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
10 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I was a bit concerned with some of the reviews after we had booked this earlier this year, To be honest I wish we had taken notice of them however we went and it was a tale of two halves. Booked two rooms for the four of us and I got the short straw with two single beds looking over... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

The room was far too small for both my husband and I and there wasn't enough room for our luggage. We had to move the desk chair into the hallway to stash our suitcases under the desk. The beds have no support and practically flatten when you sit down. Food is fair, just don't get the pancakes for breakfast, I... More 

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Georgia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very nice hotel, friendly staff, beautiful location on the river and easy walk to town center. Breakfast was good. Well suited for the big group I was a part of. Great morning walks along the river, beautiful memorial garden just a few hundred yards upstream from the hotel and a pedestrian suspension bridge to cross over as well.

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Kampala, Uganda
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel was tricky to locate, Sat Nav unaware of One way Streets, and would advise guidance from Hotel to find them. We ended up finding the car park in the rear entry 1st. This hotel is OK, nothing startling, but the restaurant / breakfast room has great view overlooking the River Ness. Stayed 2 Nights, £53 per Night ROOM... More 

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Hamilton, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
10 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Third time I've stayed at this hotel. First 2 times were excellent but after the 3rd stay I couldn't help but feel that it's lost some of it's sparkle. First room I was given had a dirty carpet which clearly hadn't been vacuumed. Reception apologised and said housekeeping hadn't finished cleaning before they gave me the room key. Asked for... More 

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Chimacum, Washington
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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Waterside was tough to find even with a navigation system due to a considerable amount of road construction but the search proved justified. Our room was bright, updated, and airy. The view took in the green way along the river, the River Ness itself, and the cathedral on the other side. T hough there were numerous restaurants within walking... More 

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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157 reviews 157 reviews
35 hotel reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our room was at the back overlooking the car park . It was very small but very clean and the bed was comfortable . Bathroom only had a shower and was also very small - nowhere to lay any thing down! Staff were very nice and helpful. Young barman a proper charmer and great company! Breakfast was lovely . Hotel... More 

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Bristol, England, United Kingdom
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95 reviews 95 reviews
33 hotel reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Got a nice window seat in the conservatory style restaurant that sits alongside the gushing River Ness. Fish and chips worked for me with a few glasses of the old Gran Fuedo Rose. The bar area is small but there are a few nooks and crannies for a pre-dinner beer.

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Buckie, United Kingdom
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

Lovely, spotlessly clean hotel, nice and warm. Food is very good, had dinner and breakfast. Would recommend this hotel and we will stay there again. The location of this hotel is excellent if you are visiting the Eden Court Theatre, as we were, since it is directly across the river and accessed by a foot bridge.

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