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Columba Hotel

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   7 Ness Walk, Inverness IV3 5NF, Scotland
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Ranked #30 of 34 hotels in Inverness
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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Princes Risborough, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Booked this through Thomas Cook. Night-time picture in the brochure made it look really attractive, lit up by night, and it seemed to be set back from the river in large grounds! Dream on!! Yes, it's city centre but there is no parking (not stated in brochure) and you need to use Cathedral Car Park (£4.50 for 24 hours). Hotel... More

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Mackay, Queensland, Australia
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86 reviews 86 reviews
15 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

One good thing about this hotel is that you can walk across the River Ness bridge into town. It also has an excellent bar. Make sure you request a room with a river view. Rooms vary in size from extremely tiny to largish and bed sizes vary too. Breakfast is below average as is dinner. There is a lounge for... More

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review following a recent stay with us. I was pleased that you enjoyed most aspects fo your stay with us. We do have many different sizes and shapes of rooms depending on what room type you book from single, standard double or twin, to River front rooms with stunning views over River Ness and... More

Virginia, IL
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Columba Hotel is in an old section of buildings. That's what makes it an interesting place. We had a room on the front of the hotel overlooking the river; we also looked up to see Inverness Castle. The hotel is close to restaurants as well as shopping. Staff very friendly and accommodating. The only thing that keeps this hotel... More

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

Dear Guest, WOW, Thank you for your review following your recent stay with us. I am so pleased that you enjoyed your time with us and your kind words will be shared with my team, who will be over the moon with your feedback. I do hope we have the chance to welcome you back soon. With warm regards, Amy More

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21 reviews 21 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We went on a trip with CIE and this hotel was one of the hotels that the tour picked for us. When our bus arrived the staff was very quick and efficent in giving all 50 of us our roomkeys. The hotel was close to the river and the city center. It had an older touch to it which we... More

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

Dear Guest, WOW, thank you for your review following your recent stay with us, I am delighted that you enjoyed your time with us and you kind words will be shared with my team. It is such a pleasure to hear we ticked all the boxes for you. I do hope you enjoyed your trip around the UK and that... More

Glasgow, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The location of this hotel is excellent, staff were also excellent. we had breakfast both days and the food was very good too with a great selection of foods, We had a room overlooking the river which admittedly you pay extra for but it was worth it. Only down side was the décor was a bit tired and the bathroom... More

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

Dear Guest, Many thanks for your review following your recent stay with us. I was delighted to read that the team looked after you and you enjoyed our food. Your kind words will be shared with my team, as it really does go along way when their hard work has been highlighted by our guests. I do hope we have... More

London, United Kingdom
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44 reviews 44 reviews
19 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Spent there last night of our holidays. Got a good deal online so it was fair price for a 4 star hotel. Room was ok for the price, but nothing very stunning, no view thru the window. Reception staff was very nice and friendly, but bar staff was very rude (short hair, polish lady), no hi, no smile, very disappointing... More

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for your reveiw following your recent overnight stay with us. Thank you for your kind words about my Reception team and please accept my sincere apologies if we failed to carry this through in our bar team. There can be no excuses for this and I will ensure we correct this immediately. I do hope we... More

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Firstly I would say that I don’t consider the Columba to be a “Bespoke Hotel” or a 4* either. We stayed from 6-13 July in room 158 which had an internal roof view. Room was kept clean but was very hot and a fan did not improve comfort. Window opened bottom hinge to top and air intake seemed limited. Security... More

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

Dear Guest, Many thanks for your review following you recent stay with us. I am pleased that on the whole you enjoyed your stay with us and in particular the team looked after you. You very kind words will be shared with my team as it is always a great boost for them to read that their hard work has... More

Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Myself, husband and teenage daughter stayed two nights at this hotel to attend a family wedding in Inverness. The wedding party and many guests were also staying here. The location is great, overlooking the river and Inverness Castle with a nice outdoor seating area outside of the bar. A nice spot to watch the world go by. The hotel is... More

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

Dear Guest, Many thanks for your review following your stay with us. I was pleased that you enjoyed your stay and fully take on board all your comments. Feedback is paramount in my business and I thank you for the points you raised. We are having some refurbishment works and I do hope I can welcome you back to see... More

Belfast, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed here in june and it was one of the best hotels on my trip. The reception team were very attentive throughout my stay and very quick on getting someone up to help to re-tune my tv as I had accidentally pulled out a cable. There is a new residents lounge where you can sit with a glass of... More

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

Dear Guest, Many thanks for your review following your stay with us in June. I was delighted that you had a good time and the team looked after you. Your kind words will be shared with my team, it is always a great morale boost when their very hard work has been recognised in this way. I do hope that... More

Houston, Texas
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30 reviews 30 reviews
10 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I booked this hotel last minute on booking.com. Although older, the hotel is clean and the room they gave me was a good size. The hotel staff was very professional and attentive. The hotel is located on the river Ness and you can do a very scenic and enjoyable walk along the river. The surrounding area is very pedestrian friendly.... More

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

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for your review following your stay with us. I was so pleased you enjoyed your stay and your kind words will be shared with my team. I do hope we have the pleasure of welcoming you back. With warm regards, Amy and Team Columba More

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Address: 7 Ness Walk, Inverness IV3 5NF, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Scottish Highlands > Inverness
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Columba Hotel 4*
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Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service Wheelchair access
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#9 Luxury Hotel in Inverness
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