The Columba Hotel

Inverness, Inverness, Loch Ness & Nairn
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AA 4 stars
"Have stayed at this hotel previously and it was ok so I decided to go back , was disappoin..."

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Simply Bed and Breakfast


from £99.00

Dinner, Bed and Breakfast

Breakfast & Dinner

from £119.00

Wine and Dine

Cream tea on one afternoon

from £149.00

Anytime Bed and Breakfast

Breakfast & Dinner

from £44.50

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Why stay at The Columba Hotel?

Desirably located on the River Ness in the flourishing city of Inverness, the Columba Hotel provides striking views over the waters and the Castle. In the summer, you can look out over the beautiful floral decoration that surrounds Inverness Castle whilst in the winter, the trees that line Ness Walk are decked with fairy lights. This hotel, with 76 well-appointed bedrooms and Wi-Fi throughout, combines traditional Victorian style and heritage with modern comforts. Sample traditional Highland dishes and malt whiskies in MacNab’s Bar & Bistro and enjoy live Scottish music, with bands’ performing at the weekend.


  • FREE! Wifi available
  • Central location, 5 min walk to High Street
  • Wheelchair accessible


  • Inverness Castle
  • Situated across the River Ness from the hotel, the castle now houses the High Court and council offices
  • Eden Court Theatre & Cinema
  • The largest entertainment venue in the Highlands
  • Inverness Floral Hall
  • A sub-tropical oasis in the heart of the Highlands with greenhouses, cactus house, landscaped gardens, tropical fish pond, sensory raised flower beds and cafe.
  • Culloden Battlefield & Visitor Centre
  • The site has been restored to as close as possible to that seen by the forces on that fateful day in April 1746, Culloden now welcomes visitors with an impressive new visitor centre and exciting interactive exhibition


  • Check in: 3pm
  • Check out: 11am
  • Late check out available £10 per hour
  • Pets welcome, £20 per stay charge


  • Victoria Restaurant
  • Castles Restaurant
  • MacNabs bar and bistro


  • TV
  • Room service
  • Hospitality tray
  • Hairdryer
  • Iron and ironing board
  • En suite facilities
  • Telephone


  • 0.8 miles from Inverness railway station
  • 0.7 miles from Inverness bus station
  • 9.7 miles from Inverness airport

Customer Reviews

Rated 3 out of 5.
I cannot fault this hotel for its location and the staff but I felt the quality of the food let it down. It was like being at a works canteen where the food was obviously plated up in advance and the meals were served to us very quickly.(no time at all between courses) Food was always cold and especially at the breakfast buffet as the only hot food was the toast you made yourself. ...
Rated 4 out of 5.
Have stayed at this hotel previously and it was ok so I decided to go back , was disappointed this time I asked if I could get a room over looking the river but was told the hotel was fully booked but my room had patio doors on to a cobbled roof terrace.. On entering the room 127 it was rather small and the patio doors were padlocked and couldn't be opened so you got no fresh air they did supply a fan in the room, the bed was comfortable enough the shower had plenty hot water, that's about the ......
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