Where To Stay In Inverness, Scotland - Updated 2024

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As the capital of The Highlands, Inverness is a wonderful place to visit with good road, rail and air connections, and landmarks. With so many things to do in the city, you surely need a place to stay with your family and friends. We present you a list of the best accommodations for you to choose from with their own quality and style. You are surely going to have the stay of a lifetime!

Read on to see the best options on where to stay in Inverness, UK:

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) Superhost status, recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and amenities. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on May 13, 2024.

1. West River apartment (from 92 USD)

Located in the heart of the Highland Capital, this West River apartment provides you a beautiful yet reasonable stay. It is a contemporary ground floor self-catering apartment in Inverness, just minutes from the River Ness and within easy walking distance of the city’s many cafes, restaurants, bars and shops. Freshly refurbished, this apartment is perfectly finished with private entry door, gas central heating, and fashionable fully equipped open-plan kitchen and lounge area with feature fire.

It comes with a comfortable master bedroom with double bed that features an exit door to a communal courtyard. The modern shower room also has supply of courtesy toiletries from the Scottish Fine Soaps Sea Kelp range. You will enjoy exclusive use of the apartment.

West River apartment

Price: from 92 USD

Number of Guests: 3

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2. Inverness city suite (from USD 323)

If you are looking for something fancy, this Inverness city suite provides you that. You can find the suite at two locations, High Street and Hedgefield which both are a five-minute walk from Inverness Railway Station. You can have free WiFi, free parking, and fantastic city views. The suite also has an open-plan living area with wooden floors and designer furniture, a TV and a DVD player.

Both two bedrooms have king-size beds, two bathrooms with a shower and also an additional bathroom. The best part about the Inverness city suite is that it is just a five-minute walk from surrounding restaurants, bars, and shops! If you want to visit the Loch Ness shore, it is only about a 15-minute drive away.

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Inverness City Suites

Wifi Available

Address: 2-7 High Street
7.74 km (4.9 mi) from Culloden Battlefield

Parking Pets allowed Golf course (within 3 km) Non-smoking rooms Family rooms Free parking Internet services Express check-in/check-out

3. The Glen Mhor Apartments (from USD 83)

Located less than a kilometer away from Inverness Rail Station, this accommodation offers you spacious beautiful apartments. Each apartment has its own exclusive entrance, laundry service, and enjoy the room service and meals from your own dining room. This apartment is a collection of the Victorian elegant houses and modern enough to feature a large kitchen and a lounge for you to relax. Find rooms from a small single budget, a four-star suite, and also a luxurious three-bed apartment for your family and friends. The wonders here are brilliant for short trips and weekends in Inverness, a business trip to Inverness, strolling Loch Ness, visiting the castle and so on!

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The Glen Mhor Apartments

Wifi Available

Address: Ness Bank
7.84 km (4.9 mi) from Culloden Battlefield

Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Room service Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Golf course (within 3 km) Terrace

4. Roseneath Guest House

Just 0.8 kilometers (0.5 miles) from the Inverness Train Station, Roseneath Guest House is excellent for you. Be prepared for the best breakfast ever here. You can have many wonderful choices of breakfast such as scrambled eggs, smoked salmon, haggis and black pudding, cook by the host himself.

The guest house provides rooms with a cable flat-screen TV, free WiFi, and free parking. Enjoy spacious and spotless rooms and bathrooms. The host here is also lovely, friendly and helpful, so you will always be taken care of! One of the top picks in Inverness, Roseneath Guest House is near to popular landmarks such as the Inverness Castle, Inverness Museum and Art Gallery, and the Loch Ness.

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Roseneath Guest House

Wifi Available

Address: 39 Greig Street
8.21 km (5.2 mi) from Culloden Battlefield

Parking Garden Non-smoking rooms Barber/beauty shop Family rooms Free parking Internet services Packed lunches

5. Best Western Inverness Palace Hotel & Spa (from USD 473)

Best Western Inverness Palace Hotel & Spa is beautifully situated on the banks of River Ness, opposite of Inverness Castle. Just a five-minute walk from the city center, enjoy free WiFi, swimming pool, leisure club and spa, and free parking including valet. The en-suite room here has a flat-screen TV, radio and coffee maker.

Each room features a private bathroom with a power shower and hairdryer. You must not miss the gorgeous view of the river from the big bay of your room. The breakfast here is also lovely from continental, full English and buffet. Make use of the hotel club and spa’s and relax in the warm swimming pool. Get Starbucks and pets are allowed here at the Palace!

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Best Western Inverness Palace Hotel & Spa

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: 8 Ness Walk
7.93 km (5.0 mi) from Culloden Battlefield

Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Sauna

6. Bunchrew House Hotel (from USD 417)

Rated 9.1, make sure to visit and stay in the beautiful and peaceful Bunchrew House Hotel! Located in 20 acres of stunning landscaped gardens and woodland, the Scottish Manor is a luxurious 4-star country house hotel. The rooms are individually decorated with its own exclusive character and are names after local homes. For example, the Drawing Room is a warm and convenient place to sleep as it comes with dark-wood paneling and real log fireplaces.

The room has a private bathroom, a TV, a fridge, and daily supplied milk. The staff are friendly and helpful and don’t miss the restaurant for the taste of quality! If you’re looking for a location that is quiet and exclusive, the Bunchrew House Hotel is perfect for you.

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Bunchrew House Hotel

Wifi Available

Address: Bunchrew
12.26 km (7.7 mi) from Culloden Battlefield

Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Golf course (within 3 km)

7. Scottish Highland cottages (from USD 189)

It is also called The Old Police House which is located valley of Strathnairn 7 miles from Inverness. Perfect for visiting The Highlands, the cottage is a family and dog-friendly vacation cottage to make your stay comfortable and relaxing. The house comes with three gorgeous bedrooms and three large bathrooms. There’s a lounge with wood burning stove for you to get warm and cozy.

Enjoy your meal from the bay window with a perfect view. Or you can enjoy dining from outside with the lovely view to the south or the north! The area here has so much to offer and is perfect for adventurous people. Don’t forget to bring your dogs with you here at the Scottish Highland Cottage!

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6.55 km (4.1 mi) from Culloden Battlefield
89 reviews   Wifi Available
cottage 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6
Minimum Nights: 3
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the bedrooms were all large and the beds were very comfortable
bright warm and clean attractive décor and very comfortable beds
the house was spacious very well-equipped in like-new condition and clean
a warm welcome from the helpful and friendly owner was appreciated
susan was a fantastic host and has thought of everything
we lived our time at the police house susan was an amazing host and the house is stunning
absolutely recommend it susan is very kind and everything was so simple
good location for exploring the area
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8. Victorian Stone Villa (from USD 210)

Perfect for a group of 8 people, Dunvegan features a large family lounge, a large dining room, and a contemporary kitchen. You can have three large bedrooms which consist of a king-size bed in the master bedroom, with an en-suite dressing room and en-suite bathroom, and a spacious double bedroom and a twin-bedded room, which share a lavish family bathroom. The location of Victorian Stone Villa is perfect and complete with everything and anything that you want. Be prepared for breakfast groceries in the refrigerator which is above and beyond! If you have the chance, do visit The Castle Tavern across the street for wonderful food and drinks!

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7.73 km (4.9 mi) from Culloden Battlefield
64 reviews   Wifi Available
House 9 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 9
Minimum Nights: 3
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 60 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
every room was spacious and welcoming with stunning views of the city
the beds and bedding are extra comfortable
there was a warm welcoming ambience to the house and it was a very comfortable place to stay
very cozy wonderful location and stunning views
the house was most comfortable & very well equipped
the house was very comfortable and clean
very clean well maintained and the perfect location for exploring in and around inverness
the owner is kind and responsive
and an absolute wonderful owner to deal with
david was also kind to let us check out at a later time
communication with the owner was excellent & the welcome pack much appreciated
excellent location and beautiful home
very close to the train station and lots wonderful walking trails
this is very nicely located within walking distance of shopping and restaurants
a beautiful house in a great location
david’s house is conveniently located in a quiet area but super close to all shops and restaurants
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9. Jennifer’s home

Located in the heart of Inverness in the lovely Crown district, the classic Highland apartment is perfect for two guests. It is just a few minute’s walk of Inverness High Street and also less than five minute’s walk from the bus and train stations. Jennifer’s apartment is large, comfortable, clean, convenient and perfect for relaxing. It has its own front door and suitable for business or leisure stay.

Jennifer’s home has one bedroom with a double bed and wardrobe, a bathroom, a kitchen, and a living room. Situated on the ground floor of a Victorian-era-block, you can find amazing cafes and bars, shopping malls, and a cinema! A reasonable and gorgeous place to stay for couples and solo traveler.

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Inverness, United Kingdom
7.33 km (4.6 mi) from Culloden Battlefield
239 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we had a fantastic time in jennifer and keith’s apartment
we had a wonderful 3 day stay at jennifer’s fantastic apartment
warm quiet and comfortable and private ground floor entrance
great local tips and thoughtful touches such as croissants for breakfast and fresh milk
we also enjoyed the spacious lounge room
a clean cozy spot for two
accommodation is very clean warm and pleasantly furnished
very nicely located spotless clean flat
the flat was very clean cosy and well equipped
a very nice and clean furnished ground floor apartment with entrance
hosts are very helpful and accommodating
great hosts who were responsive to every query i had
thoughtful hosts with everything covered
superb hosts prior during and post stay
wonderful place 5 star service and lovely host best place if to stay in inverness:) thanks
the location was excellent
very central location all within walking distance or if you’d rather close to drive to major points of interest
awesome location with plenty to do within walking distance
the location was perfect close to everything we needed
great flat in a perfect location
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10. Greig Street apartment

This Greig Street apartment is a refurbished apartment preserved to a high standard. It is seconds from the river front and you can just cross the Greig Street Bridge to all conveniences in the city center. It is also near to the Castle and the beautiful Ness Islands. This place has everything you need for a comfortable stay. The apartment features one bedroom with a double bed, wardrobe, drawers, cabinets and also a hairdryer.

Enjoy comfortable leather sofas, digital television and a coffee table along with the heat radiators. This Greig Street apartment has protected entry, free WiFi, and free parking permit. Don’t forget to walk to the city center to indulge yourself in cafes and restaurants.

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Inverness, United Kingdom
8.09 km (5.1 mi) from Culloden Battlefield
407 reviews  
Entire apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
there were numerous heaters and even a heated towel rail in the bright bathroom
also loved that she put fresh flowers in every room
we enjoyed our daily walk across the river to grab coffee and breakfast
her apartment is very tidy with lots of homely touches like fresh cut flowers
fresh flowers in every room and beverages and towels aplenty
always great communication spotless and homely
everything was immaculately clean and modern
nice and clean apartment 5 min
flat was immaculately clean
the flat was very modern clean and well equipped
owner is also very kind
angela was a wonderful host
angela is a wonderful host
angela was a great host
really friendly and helpful host
this location is perfect
the location i s perfect
perfect cozy space within walking distance from the main shopping area
you are located across the river from city center an easy walk across the bridge
beautiful flat and amazing location
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Never regret!

There you go, folks. Some of the best places to stay in Inverness. There are many choices to choose from and you will not regret staying in any of the hotels in Inverness!

Any must-sees we missed? Tell us about them in the comments section or write a post here to help out fellow travelers!
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