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Avalon Guest House

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79 Glenurquhart Road, Inverness IV3 5PB, Scotland
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Adelaide
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24 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I booked through booking.com and they sent me an email asking me to review my stay so I did and gave what I thought was a reasonable review (please check it out). l pointed out we weren't informed about the 7pm arrival cut off as the email confirmation didn't arrive until the day after booking by which time we were... More 

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Williamsburg, Virginia
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15 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had the opportunity to spend three nights here while visiting Inverness in January. The hotel is about a 10 minute walk from the city center and 15 minutes from the Inverness train station. Absolutely charming property -- we loved the decorations (we had the room themed as the Highland Cow, or Hairy Coo). The traditional Scottish breakfast is excellent (and... More 

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vallmac, Owner at Avalon Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review reflecting on your stay at Avalon...we are so happy that everything was to your satisfaction and we hope that one day in the future you may return for another visit..it was a pleasure to meet you and look forward to seeing you again... Many Thanks Paul & Val More 

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15 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have stayed here a few times through my work and would highly recommend it for a stay in Inverness. The owners have been very helpful as I sometimes arrive rather late. The rooms are lovely and there is a small sherry in a decanter as a welcome in the rooms. There is plenty of parking and it is on... More 

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vallmac, Owner at Avalon Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review reflecting on your stay at Avalon...we are so happy that everything was to your satisfaction and we hope that one day in the future you may return for another visit..it was a pleasure to meet you and look forward to seeing you again... Many Thanks Paul & Val More 

Perth and Kinross, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After a long, dark & snowy drive down from Thurso, the Avalon guest House was just what I needed! Easy to find, plenty of parking, a warm welcome and straightforward checkin. Stayed in room 2 which was high standard and very comfortable with a roomy en-suite. Bed and shower both great. 15 minute walk takes you into Inverness with it's... More 

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vallmac, Owner at Avalon Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review reflecting on your stay at Avalon...we are so happy that everything was to your satisfaction and we hope that one day in the future you may return for another visit..it was a pleasure to meet you and look forward to seeing you again... Many Thanks Paul & Val More 

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fabulous guest house. Warm welcome, great location. No negatives at all. Even a decanter of sherry in your room! An absolute treat. Will definitely be going back. Ironically it was recommended by a guest house we have used many times before, but who were unable to accommodate us on this visit

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vallmac, Owner at Avalon Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review reflecting on your stay at Avalon...we are so happy that everything was to your satisfaction and we hope that one day in the future you may return for another visit..it was a pleasure to meet you and look forward to seeing you again... Many Thanks Paul & Val More 

Moray
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11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016 via mobile

Absolutely fantastic. Greeted with a glass of prosecco, lovely welcome! Beautiful room, comfy bed and very clean! The decanter of sherry (combined with the prosecco) made for a merry start to our Hogmanay celebrations! Val and Paul have thought of everything and are great hosts. We loved our stay... The breakfast was, of course, delicious. Cannot recommend highly enough! We'll... More 

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vallmac, Owner at Avalon Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you both so much for taking the time to write a review reflecting on your stay at Avalon...we are so happy that everything was to your satisfaction and we hope that one day in the future you may return for another visit..it was a pleasure to meet you and look forward to seeing you again...definitely a brilliant Hogmanay with... More 

Colorado Springs, Colorado
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49 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2015

This place was very nice indeed. Good location, right across the river to most of the city sites. Very clean, modern, and updated. Owner was very helpful, and a nice welcome touch was the small decanter of sherry and chocolate in our room! Breakfast was lovely as well. Would highly recommend!

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vallmac, Owner at Avalon Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review reflecting on your stay at Avalon...we are so happy that everything was to your satisfaction and we hope that one day in the future you may return for another visit..it was a pleasure to meet you and look forward to seeing you again Many Thanks Paul & Val More 

Strathaven
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10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2015

It all starts with the not-so-small welcoming decanter of sherry in every room. Great attention to detail, very friendly, excellent breakfast. Would certainly stay again. This is an AA Five Star guesthouse (not Hotel, so difficult to respond to questions below). Its stars are well-deserved. Not central, but only a shortish walk from most of Inverness. Free off-road parking, free... More 

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vallmac, Owner at Avalon Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you both so much for taking the time to write a review reflecting on your stay at Avalon...we are so happy that everything was to your satisfaction and we hope that one day in the future you may return for another visit..it was a pleasure to meet you and look forward to seeing you again Many Thanks Paul &... More 

Prague, Czech Republic
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11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2015

We were treated royally by the owners of this lovely guest house. The location is fab too, a pleasant stroll from the river (and then to the town centre), with nearby access to the islands on the River Ness, plus the Botanic Gardens are also nearby. The breakfast was very nice. Only slight downer might be the noise from other... More 

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vallmac, Owner at Avalon Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review reflecting on your stay at Avalon..we are so pleased that everything was to your satisfaction although we must apologise for the noise disturbing you from the other room..unfortunately Avalon is our home and the walls are not sound proof however we do ask our guests to respect this and be... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2015

We stayed here 2 nights on the 20th and 21st of September and I can honestly say that in all our travels in the uk and worldwide we have never stayed in such a clean and perfectly furnished abode. Val and Paul made us very welcome and we will certainly be returning next year. The breakfast was excellent as well,... More 

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vallmac, Owner at Avalon Guest House, responded to this review

Glenn and Marion thank you both so much for taking the time to write a review reflecting on your stay at Avalon...we are so happy that everything was to your satisfaction and we hope that one day in the future you may return for another visit..it was a pleasure to meet you and look forward to seeing you again Many... More 

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