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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Sadly the hotel didn't match its superb riverside location. Pokey room in the eaves, not even a towel rail and hunt the water in the shower. Avoid weekends as noise drifts up from wedding receptions and noisy guests return to their rooms in the early hours

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Canberra, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Staff were absolutely lovely and happy to help us even though we came without reservations and we sat in the car area, food was great and the drink menu was very good. We had the mussels as a starter and it was absolutely delicious! If you do want a view of the water for dinner; reserve prior perhaps the morning... More 

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1 Thank Nicole K
Waterside1819, Owner at The Waterside Hotel, responded to this review

Hello Nicole and thank you for your very positive review. We are all delighted you enjoyed your visit and look forward to welcoming you again. More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Stayed here for 2 nights in a superior room. Room was clean and tidy very spacious and had a view over river ness. The staff were all very friendly and helpful. We only ate breakfast in hotel and. It was very nice. Free parking was provided. Overall a lovely place to stay which we will stay in again.

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1 Thank Graeme T
Waterside1819, Owner at The Waterside Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay with us at The Waterside, Graeme. We are delighted you enjoyed yourselves and look forward to seeing you again. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It had a fairy tale feel with the river across the street and Inverness Castle on the hill. I would highly recommend! The staff was helpful and everything was clean. The beds were big and comfy too! Very serene walk along the river right outside.

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Waterside1819, Owner at The Waterside Hotel, responded to this review

We are delighted you had such a good stay with us. We are indeed very lucky with our location and we are delighted you were well looked after. Happy travels! More 

nicosia
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8 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A rather old hotel but with renovated big beautifully decorated rooms. The room facilities are very good offering comforable facilities such as the bed and the spacious bathroom. The service is very good and the breakfast satisfactory.

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1 Thank petroskyriakides
Waterside1819, Owner at The Waterside Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay. We like to think of ourselves as well established! The oldest part of the hotel is over a 100 years old but we take great care in looking after her and renovating throughout the building for the comfort of all our guests. We wish you many happy travels. More 

Tongeren, Belgium
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We made a 2 week roundtrip of Scotland with our car. We found there are many reasons not to stay in Inverness at the Waterside. 1/ The hotel : At £140 / night B&B it is overpriced. The room we got in the building next door was large, airy, overlooking the river and it had an excellent bed and a... More 

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Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good hotel in central location with very friendly, helpful staff. Our bedroom was clean and spacious and the breakfast and evening meals were excellent, with plenty of choice. The situation of the hotel is good, next to the river, with walks along the river bank.

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Waterside1819, Owner at The Waterside Hotel, responded to this review

Many thanks for your review. We are delighted you enjoyed your stay. More 

Brisbane, Australia
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34 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was part of our Backroads Tour & the hotel was in keeping with the theme of the tour. The reception staff were courteous & helpful. The bedroom, bed, bathroom were all small & the hanging space had no door as the clothes were wider than the space. Our room looked out over the roof of the lower floor &... More 

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Waterside1819, Owner at The Waterside Hotel, responded to this review

We love looking after our Backroads groups and thank you for your feedback. We hope you enjoyed your trip and had a safe return home. More 

Bradford, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I'm not the one for winging but as soon as we checked out the receptionist said we had one of the best rooms. Let me explain a few things sweetie... 27 times I banged my head on your low ceilings. A converted loft on the 3rd floor is not ideal for a family of 3 with 4 suitcases. The wasp... More 

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Waterside1819, Owner at The Waterside Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for reviewing your recent stay at The Waterside. I am very sorry that your visit left you so frustrated. Most of the points you have raised could have been dealt with during your stay and I am sorry that we were unable to rectify them for you at the time. Thank you again for taking the time to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

the second time we have stayed here and it was a very nice few days , the room over looked the river outside and the room was very clean and nice and big (I have included a few pics) . we had our dinner at the hotel which was the leak and tattie soup , and sirloin steaks which were... More 

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Waterside1819, Owner at The Waterside Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review on your recent visit with us at The Waterside. I am delighted that you enjoyed your stay and were well looked after. Our WiFi is fiber optic and once you have registered, is very reliable. I am sorry you had problems with it and we were unable to help you... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
Food & drink at the hotel
The Waterside Restaurant
The Waterside Restaurant
Cuisines: Scottish, British, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Beautifully and centrally located on the river Ness banks, The Waterside Hotel offers comfortable accommodation, very friendly staff and outstanding cuisine. Management at staff will help you plan your stay in Inverness making sure you make the best of your stay in the capital of the Highlands. Inverness city centre, Eden Court Theatre, Saint Andrews Cathedral and The Ness Islands are all within 5 minutes walk from the hotel. Loch Ness is 8 miles away. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Waterside Hotel

Address: 19 Ness Bank, Inverness IV2 4SF, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Scottish Highlands > Inverness
Price Range: $109 - $186 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Waterside Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 35
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Also Known As:
Waterside Hotel Inverness
The Waterside Hotel Inverness, Scotland
Hotel Style:
#17 Romantic Hotel in Inverness
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