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Thistle Inverness

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Millburn Road, Inverness IV2 3TR, Scotland
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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35 reviews 35 reviews
16 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Arrived late on a Friday evening and had booked a room at the Thistle Inverness last minute via booking.com. It is a 10 minute drive from the airport and on the main road into town so easy to find. Arriving at after 11pm we parked and went straight to reception. Having been greeted by a friend receptionist we were given... More

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Dorothy_Maclean, General Manager at Thistle Inverness, responded to this review

Dear KatherineD Thank you for taking the time to post a review on your recent stay here at Thistle Inverness. I was delighted to read that you were met with a friendly welcome by our Receptionist and that you found your room to be comfy and clean. I am pleased that you found our breakfast ideal with plenty of fresh... More

Glasgow, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

we were staying there on tuesday night and we found the hotel to be ok on the inside but pretty grim on the outside.the staff were ignorant, stood about talking amongst themselves and were really rude. on the plus side the food the food me and my wife had was really enjoyable. i had the sirloin steak ( although a... More

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Dorothy_Maclean, General Manager at Thistle Inverness, responded to this review

Dear mikey m, Thank you for taking the time to write a review after you recent stay here at Thistle Inverness. I was delighted to hear that you found our food enjoyable with the steak cooked to perfection and the prawn linguine beautiful. I was sorry to hear that your wife did not enjoy her caeser salad and have given... More

Inverness, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

After reading other reviews about this hotel we weren't to sure about staying here.We took a punt & decided to go with our gut feeling & stay 2 nights. Right from the time we walked into the hotel we couldn't fault the staff, or the presentation of them or the foyer. We found the hotel that comfy and easy going... More

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Dorothy_Maclean, General Manager at Thistle Inverness, responded to this review

Dear WentWalkabout Thank you for your lovely review on your recent stay here at Thistle Inverness. It was a pleasure to read that you enjoyed your stay and that you found the staff faultless, the hotel value for money as well as comfy and easy going. I was also delighted to hear that you were happy with our food and... More

Staffin, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
19 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Booked here because of the cheap rate through Agoda. Strange though because all other hotel booking sites were more expensive and the hotel itself of course was ridiculous prices. Anyway, I hadn't stayed here for over 3 years but my partner had stopped over one night about 3 months ago and said it was ok and it has a health... More

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Dorothy_Maclean, General Manager at Thistle Inverness, responded to this review

Dear NickW Thank you for taking the time to post a review on your recent stay here with us. Please be assured that your comments have been passed onto the relevant heads of department for appropriate action. It is only with feedback such as yours that helps us improve us improve our service on a continuing basis. KInd regards Dorothy... More

Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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39 reviews 39 reviews
4 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I booked this hotel last minute to join friends staying at the hotel. The room was £105 which included breakfast and use of the leasure facilities. The hotel is in need of an upgrade to the decor. The shower curtains on the bathroom looked tired and stuck to you while you had a shower. The bedside table had also come... More

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Dorothy_Maclean, General Manager at Thistle Inverness, responded to this review

Dear Honcho84 Thank you for your recent review following your stay here in Inverness. I would appreciate if you could contact the hotel directly to inform our Executive Housekeeping and Facilities Manager of the room number you stayed in by emailing ria.baldie@thistle.co.uk so that we may resolve the issues you have raised. Kind regards Dorothy Maclean More

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95 reviews 95 reviews
54 hotel reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Well fellow travelers what can I say. 1st and foremost AVOID THE NIGHTS WHEN THEIR ARE COACHES BOOKED. Unless you enjoy the benefits of dozens of tourists all hogging the bar, restaurant etc. If you are lucky enough to avoid the stampede then please read on, The hotel looks quite grim from the outside; but ignore that, on the inside... More

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Dorothy_Maclean, General Manager at Thistle Inverness, responded to this review

Dear ZX6RRick Thank you for your feedback on your recent stay with us at Thistle Inverness. I was delighted to hear that you found the pool and gym to be nice. As with most hotels in the city at this point of the season, we welcome our visitors from both overseas and the U.K. in small and medium groups. I... More

Virginia
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26 reviews 26 reviews
11 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a decent hotel, about a 15 minute walk from the train station and 30 to 40 minutes to the good restaurants. The hotel could use a good refurb. Some rooms have safes, others do not. The breakfast is a great bargain ... Full English / Irish / American every morning. Biggest down side is the wait staff will... More

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Dear incognitoDiver, Thank you for your recent review following your stay at the Thistle Inverness Hotel. I was delighted to hear that you found the hotel to be decent and that the breakfast was a bargain. It is disappointing to read that you did not receive the level of service expected in the restaurant and for this I would like... More

Edinburgh
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36 reviews 36 reviews
12 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A pleasant and apparently well-drilled receptionist did his best to extract our details for future mailings, and tried to persuade us to book a table for dinner. We preferred to explore what the city centre had on offer, travelling in by the second of four taxi rides to and from the htoel which surprised us by the way some apparently... More

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Dorothy_Maclean, General Manager at Thistle Inverness, responded to this review

Dear JohnCEdinburgh, Thank you for your recent review on the Thistle Inverness hotel, I was delighted to read that you found the room clean, fresh and the bed comfortable. I have passed on your comments with regards to the beverage service at breakfast and the temperature of the hot food onto the Bar and Restaurant Manager for action. It was... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed one night as normal hotel in Inverness was fully booked. This has to be the worst, overpriced place I have stayed in and I travel all over the country. Normally you get a welcoming smile from a polite receptionist. Instead was greeted with a huff and bordering rude individual and told no breakfast on a room costing £145?... More

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Dear Thunderflash1, Thank you for taking the time to review the hotel following your recent stay here at the Thistle Inverness hotel. I was disappointed to read that you did not enjoy your stay and have passed your comments on to the management team for review and to assist them in improving the service offered to our guests. Kind regards... More

Frenaros Cyprus
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29 reviews 29 reviews
10 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hotel appears to be in the middle of an industrial or business estate. Only had 1 night here as part of our Shearings Coach Tour. We had room 314 which was absolutely brilliant for my disabled husband. It was large & spacious & had a wonderful "wet room" bathroom. It had everything we needed including iron & board. Unfortunately... More

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Dear Sunlady270, Thank you for taking time to post a review on your stay here at the Thistle Hotel this summer. I was delighted to read that you found room 314 to have everything you needed including a wonderful wet room. I was disappointed to learn that you had issues in the restaurant, this year we have introduced a secondary... More

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Address: Millburn Road, Inverness IV2 3TR, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Scottish Highlands > Inverness
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Thistle Inverness 3*
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Inverness is the economic heart of the Highlands. Located just outside the city centre, Thistle Inverness is fully geared up to meet the needs of the business community. We’re also within easy reach of the Loch Ness, which makes us the perfect base for leisure travellers looking to enjoy the fabulous Highlands’ scenery. ... more   less 
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