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Thistle Inverness

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Millburn Road, Inverness IV2 3TR, Scotland
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Ranked #23 of 34 Hotels in Inverness
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    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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Renfrew, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
13 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I stated at the Thistle Hotel in mid August whilst working on Inverness and found it not too bad. I had trying lots of different hotels in the area and I got a good deal on this particular hotel. Food was good, room clean, descent gym and pool, pleasant staff. Generally a good base to work from, still not found... More

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Aberdeen
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The staff in this hotel are very friendly and helpful. However, the dining room food is pricey and the food not great although the Breakfast Buffet excellent. The use of the swimming pool is a bonus. I tried to buy a bottle of wine with a reward voucher only to be told I couldn't due to Scottish Law.However, other establishments... More

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North West England
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Room was fine except the fan in the bathroom stayed on for ever and the TV had sound but no picture I went to the bar with a colleague Guinness - ran out Boddingtons - ran out Some other lager - ran out I had a pint of Becks and my colleague had a Stella We asked for another but... More

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

Dear uk_greg_2005, Thank you for your recent review following your stay here at the Thistle Inverness. I am sorry to learn of the dissapointing experience you encountered in the bar with regards to beer supply. Please accept my apologies for the inconvience this may have caused you and be assured that measures are in place to ensure this does not... More

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

We arrived at the Thistle expecting more, I guess. For £175 for one night, our room was clean and pleasant, but very small. They had the dining room closed off due to the bus tours so we had to eat in the crowded bar area. As far as the meals that we had around Scotland, I found it reasonable for... More

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

Dear Jenifer K, Thank you for your recent review on the Thistle Inverness hotel. I was happy to read that you found the room to be clean and pleasant and the food reasonable. On the night that you stayed we took the decision to close the restaurant as there were over 220 people already booked for a private function and... More

Penguin, Australia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived tired and hungry, ordered five dishes. One dish they got completely wrong, one dish was not properly cooked and not edible, one dish they forgot completely. On complaining we were told the kitchen had now closed and there was nothing they could do about it. On checkout they tried to charge us for the dish we never received.... More

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

Dear Natalie G, Thank you for your recent review following you stay here at the Thistle Inverness hotel. I was sorry to learn that your stay did not meet your expectations. Please be assured that your feedback has been given to the relevant heads of departments for appropriate action. Kind regards, Dorothy MacLean. General Manager More

Portree
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37 reviews 37 reviews
18 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I've not stayed here for two years but could cut and paste that review again. Location; near A9, Raigmore Hospital and Retail Park/cinema. But just that bit too far to walk comfortably into the city centre. If you google map it, you will notice it is near the railway and A9, these cause little noise, especially through the night. The... More

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

Dear DyslexicPenguin Thank you for taking the time to write a review on your recent stay with us at Thistle Inverness. I was pleased to hear that you found our food to be tasty, reasonably priced with reasonable choice for Vegetarians, our rooms clean, conservatively decorated and that you enjoyed the photo art of local Highland scenes. I have passed... More

Glasgow, United Kingdom
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60 reviews 60 reviews
9 hotel reviews
106 helpful votes 106 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Almost exactly a year ago we had a disastrous experience in this hotel due to a faulty fire alarm. (see earlier review,) It did appear basically a good hotel, so we gave it another try. Sadly things did not go well. After checking in we went up to our roomy family room which turned out to be almost a suite.... More

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

Dear CityVisitor186534 Thank you for your review. I am sorry to learn that your experience did not meet your expectations and that you found issues with your room and with our restaurant. I have passed your feedback on to the relevant heads of departments and can assure you that the appropriate action has been taken. Kind regards Dorothy Maclean More

Dunblane, Scotland
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86 reviews 86 reviews
20 hotel reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In summary, nothing really wrong with the Thistle just felt a bit unloved and a few disappointing aspects. Food - perfectly ok, but barely any sign of anything Scottish on the menu, other than haggis and artichoke soup, which I decided was not for me! Waiter - who also greeted - was excellent. Drinks - not a single local beer,... More

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

Dear SProdger Thank you for taking the time to write a review on your recent stay with us at Thistle Inverness. I was pleased to read that you found our rooms functional, food perfectly ok and the waiter who greeted you to be excellent. I was disappointed to hear that you found our menus to be lacking in Scottish cuisine... More

Saint Louis, Missouri
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Well what can I say but beware staying at this property. We arrived via tour group late afternoon on 31 August after a day trip to St. Andrews golf club with purchases in hand. The following day we went to Culloden and Glen Ord distillery for tours then into the town of Inverness for dinner. Upon returning to the hotel... More

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

Dear Craig F Thank you for your recent review. Please be assured that the manager on duty took this very seriously and investigated the matter with urgency. As she was not able contact you via the mobile number given, a message was left for you at your next destination in Fort William. So that we may put your mind at... More

Albury, Australia
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20 reviews 20 reviews
7 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel was so comfortable we stayed for three nights. It was also very quiet no noise coming from out side, although the traffic was busy. The rooms all had excellent views. and for a good hot breakfast this is the best.

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

Dear Martin C Thank you for taking the time to post a review after your recent stay with us. I was happy to read that you found the room to be quiet with excellent views and our good, hot breakfast to be the best. It was a delight to read that you found the hotel to be so comfortable that... More

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Additional Information about Thistle Inverness

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*
Number of rooms: 118
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Inverness Thistle Hotel
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