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Columba Hotel, Inverness

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33 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Stayed for one night in July. Price was £129 which included breakfast and in my opinion it is not worth it. We also had a permanent noise in our room (sounded like a fan had been left on). The pub adjoined to the hotel is good (McNabs). They sell food and drink.

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Scotland, Maryland
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

My partner and I booked this hotel in late rooms just for a night away as has already been said it is a bit dated but I liked it a lot the room was lovely the bathroom had a Victorian feel which we liked. We went out for an evening meal but had breakfast in the morning which was lovely... More 

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1 Thank Katie S
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Dear Guest, thank you for taking the time to post a review following your recent stay at the Columba hotel. We are pleased that you enjoyed your evening away and were able to take advantage of our buffet breakfast available providing plenty of choice. We do hope that you will revisit the hotel in the near future. kind regards Columba... More 

Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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107 reviews
28 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The hotel was okay at first impressions but it is very tired in many ways. Handle missing of wardrobe with screw sticking out. The cubbyhole we had for a bathroom was tiny, with stickers still on basins and toilets. The water flow in the shower was meagre with good supply of hot water. The breakfast (included) got gradually worse with... More 

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1 Thank michaelvUk
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Dear guest, Thank you for taking the time to post a review following your recent stay at the Hotel. I am sorry for such a disappointing stay and indeed you have left with such a poor impression of the Hotel. Your comments made will be discussed and investigated into. There should be indeed no handles missing from wardrobes nor any... More 

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Scotland, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed July 2016. Hotel itself is clean and staff are very helpful but you can tell this hotel is yet to upgrade to modern hotel standards. Given personalised keys for the rooms rather than a swipe key as most places and no phone in the room. This wasn't an issue for us but it is something to be aware of.... More 

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Thank Rachael L
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Dear Guest, thank you for your recent review following your stay at the Hotel. I am pleased that you found the Hotel clean and the team to be helpful and friendly especially our Reception Team. We will have to look into your comments as all rooms have telephones in them so I am a little surprised that your room didn't... More 

Des Moines, Iowa
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56 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel does not have any of I t's own parking. You can unload in front of the hotel and then move your car to a public parking lot down the street which you have to remember to pay and display on your car. We had a room on the backside of the hotel and it was pretty quiet. The... More 

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Thank DFH1967
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Dear Guest, Thank you for your recent review following your stay. I will discuss your comments made with the team. Our curtains in the rooms should be dark and heavy but I will speak to our Head housekeeper to look into this. I am pleased that the Team Member in the restaurant was helpful and friendly. Unfortunately we have many... More 

Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely hotel right on the river Ness. Staff very friendly and nothing too much for them. Breakfast was buffet style and plenty of variety. Mr nabs bar attached to hotel serves good food also, for pub grub.

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Thank Mcorfu
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Dear guest, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review following your stay. I am pleased that you enjoyed your stay. Delighted that you found the team to be friendly and accommodating during your stay. They will be pleased to read these comments. We serve many guests through the week and the team work long hours to service... More 

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The hotel itself was fine - It was clean and the room was OK, although the view was somewhat lacking as pictured. I was in a room very close to the lift and unfortunately it was very noisy all night. On check in the lady at reception took the time to explain the hotel facilities and WiFi situation to the... More 

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Thank Halle B
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Dear guest, Thank you for taking the time to post a review following your recent stay at the hotel. I cannot apologise enough for the lack of service during your stay. I will ensure that your points raised are fed back to those concerned with our Reception Team and our Restaurant Team. I am pleased that you found the selection... More 

Manchester, England, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel has a great location by the river and close to the centre of town. The interior has an old kind of run down feel to it. Probably needs modernising. There is no restaurant at this hotel but PUB food is available in the bar which is part of the Hotel. The breakfast is the morning was good. No... More 

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Thank Archie H
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Dear guest, thank you for your feedback following your recent stay. Our hotel is a Victorian building with lots of character and I am sorry if you did not like the interior inside. We have a Bistro plus a Restaurant in the Hotel so I am a little unsure as to why you may not have seen our Restaurant unless... More 

Caernarfon, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely hotel, great location, excellent value for money. We had a lovely room clean and comfortable and slept like kings. Breakfast was good and the dinner menu featured simple dishes perfectly executed. Right on the river within easy walking distance of the town.

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1 Thank Heather Wyn J
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Dear Guest, Thank you for your feedback following your recent stay. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay. Pleased that you found the hotel excellent value for money and that you enjoyed our breakfast and evening meal. We hope to see you visit again on your next visit to Inverness. Kind regards Columba hotel More 

Slough, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good location with river frontage. Old fashioned style . Breakfast awful- large containers sitting on top of a hot plate for a long time. Plates smeary and the poor waitress was coping alone. No brown bread available one morning and tinned oranges are not a choice I would make for a fruit breakfast dish. Rooms hot and clean but roll... More 

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1 Thank Hols2014
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Dear Guest, Thank you for your feedback. It is always good to hear our Guests whether good or bad. I do apologise profusely that there was no brown bread one morning. We normally have white and brown bread available every morning so I am unsure as to why no brown bread was available. I will pass on your comments to... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
Food & drink at the hotel
McNab's Bar & Bistro
McNab's Bar & Bistro
Cuisines: Bar, British, Scottish, Pub
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Concierge
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to Columba Hotel, Inverness UK Columba Hotel Inverness by Compass Hospitality is a 4-star hotel built in 1881 the hotel boasting 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 décor 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. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Columba Hotel, Inverness

Address: 7 Ness Walk, Inverness IV3 5NF, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Scottish Highlands > Inverness
Price Range: $100 - $319 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Columba Hotel, Inverness 4*
Number of rooms: 82
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