Built in 1890 and renovated in 2008, this city hotel has retained its Victorian style and comprises a total of 30 rooms spread over 2 buildings and 3 floors. The inviting lobby offers guests a 24-hour reception desk. Further facilities include a piano bar with live music every Friday and Saturday night and 2 restaurants. Abstract is a modern French restaurant using only fresh Scottish produce. It is open for dinner from Tuesday to Saturday. Contrast is a friendly and relaxed brasserie with an outstanding view over the River Ness. Additionally, there is wireless Internet access in all the bedrooms and all the public areas.
The hotel is situated in the centre of Inverness, along the River Ness, opposite the Eden Court theatre. From the building guests are able to enjoy stunning views of the river. Bars, restaurants, clubs, the train station, the tourist centre and public transport links are just minutes from the building. The hotel also provides a good point of departure for excursions out into the Highlands. Inverness Airport is 16 km away.
The hotel has bedrooms separated in 2 stylish but very different buildings. All rooms feature en suite bathrooms with either a shower or bath. Further fittings include a direct dial telephone, TV and wireless Internet access. The standard bedrooms are located in the main building. Executive bedrooms have all recently been renovated and are located in the building next the main hotel. All superior bedrooms have a river view.
There is live piano music in the bar every Friday and every Saturday evening. The nearest golf course and a sports centre with an Olympic-size swimming pool are both located about 10 minutes' walk from the hotel.
Breakfast is served daily in Contrast Brasserie. Lunch and dinner are available in Contrast Brasserie 7 days a week and dinner is also served in Abstract from Tuesday to Saturday.
American Express, Diners Club, MasterCard, VISA and some debit cards are accepted as methods of payment.
Coming from the north, cross the Kessock Bridge and at the roundabout, take the 3rd exit, which heads onto the dual carriageway. Continue along here, Longman Road, to a smaller roundabout and then take the 2nd exit, which leads to another small roundabout. Once again, take the 2nd exit, which leads to the final roundabout. Take the 1st exit onto Chapel St. Continue in the right-hand lane and at the traffic lights, turn right to the River Ness, Bank St. At the crossroads, Johnny Foxes Pub will be on the left. Stay in the left lane and go straight across, take the next road on the right following the river. The hotel can be found on the left-hand side approximately 150 metres along this road.
Check-in is at 3 pm and check-out is before 12 pm.
Direct dial telephone
Satellite cable TV
HiFi stereo system
Iron and board
King size bed