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Columba Hotel

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#30 of 36 hotels in Inverness
Welcome to Columba Hotel, Inverness UK. Columba Hotel Inverness by Compass Hospitality is a 4-star hotel built in 1881. The hotel boasts a perfect position in the very heart of Inverness, yet located in a peaceful area offering marvelous views of Inverness Castle and the River Ness. There are 82 en suite bedrooms including a deluxe suite, many with river and castle views, restaurant and bar. The decor of Columba Hotel combines contemporary style and amenities with traditional comfort each room features excellent facilities as well as free high-speed wireless is available throughout the building. During the winter, the trees lining along Ness Walk are beautifully decked with fairy lights. The city has a host of historic buildings, notably in the Old Town, as well as fascinating shops from the Victorian Market to the new award-winning Eastgate centre which is a just a short walk away. You can also take a stroll to Inverness Castle or St Andrew's Cathedral, set alongside the River Ness, one of Britain's most beautiful riverside settings. There is a circular walk from the castle along the river and through the Ness Islands and you can watch anglers trying to catch Atlantic salmon - or try it yourself with a daily ticket. There are forest walks and views of the Moray Firth from Craig Phadrig, the hill that towers over the city.
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Dry Cleaning
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Multilingual Staff
Public Wifi
Wheelchair access
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Served by Kat,who was kind and friendly,she took 5min out to chat about upcoming local events. We parked up outside with a coffee and had a great 30min people watching session. Would certainly visit again.
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Response from gm563, General Manager at Columba Hotel
Responded 3 days ago
Thank you for your fantastic feedback, it is greatly appreciated. Kat will be delighted to hear your comments.
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I was in Inverness for a wedding, and after the wedding we wanted a couple of days relaxing before returning home. Well the Columba managed to kibosh that. The room had a nice view, but it was average and has a fire door for the bathroom??? Food (breakfast) was the standard
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Response from gm563, General Manager at Columba Hotel
Responded 3 days ago
Thank you for your feedback. Unfortunately on the day of your breakfast, our delivery was delayed however all the breakfast items were available. I am sorry our sausages were not to your liking and pleased that you accepted your full refund. Our sausages are gluten free as we like to accommodate for all our guests dietary requirements.
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The Ness Suite is more spacious than you can guess from the pictures. I felt embarrassed to be there for one night. It's more like a honeymoon suite than a room for one person. It's beautifully appointed. The bathroom is equally spacious. Lovely view of the river Ness and
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Response from gm563, General Manager at Columba Hotel
Responded 1 week ago
Thank you for your review. Our Victoria Restaurant is on the ground floor, the same level as Reception. I am pleased you enjoyed your night in our Ness Suite. I am sorry that your room on your 2nd visit appeared to be noisy. I will have our Maintenance Manager look at the external swing doors to ensure the soft closures are working properly as we have never had a comment regarding this previously from the room you stayed in.
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Hotel looks out on the Ness River and across to Inverness Castle. Easy walk across the bridge to shops and restaurants. There was nothing special about the room; it had all the expected amenities. I would stay here again.
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Response from gm563, General Manager at Columba Hotel
Responded 1 week ago
Thank you for your wonderful feedback. i am pleased you enjoyed your stay with us and look forward to seeing you again one day.
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Have just returned from a wonderful holiday in the highlands on a luxurious holiday on the Caledonian Canal but we had the MISFORTUNE to stay at the COLUMBA for two days prior to starting our trip....... This is supposed to be a four star Hotel but there were many things very
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Response from gm563, General Manager at Columba Hotel
Responded 1 week ago
Thank you for your feedback. I have also received your letter in the post. I will discuss your points with our Heads of Department and address your concerns forthwith.
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$134 - $281 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
columba hotel inverness
United KingdomScotlandInverness
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