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The Royal Highland Hotel, Inverness

3-starThis establishment has received its official star rating from VisitScotland, the National Tourist Board for Scotland.
Station SquareAcademy Street, InvernessScotlandIV1 1LGUnited Kingdom

3-star hotel in Inverness City Centre with restaurant, bar/lounge
  • Free WiFi and free parking
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Great location
Tasty breakfast
Awesome vibe
Fantastic service
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From 2,143 reviewsTripAdvisor Traveller Rating

The Royal Highland Hotel, Inverness

from $59
  • Classic Double or Twin Room
  • Single Room
  • Cozy Single Room
  • Cozy Double/Twin Room

What’s around The Royal Highland Hotel, Inverness


  • In Inverness City Centre
  • Eastgate Shopping Centre - 4 min walk
  • Inverness Museum and Art Gallery - 5 min walk
  • Inverness Castle - 9 min walk
  • Inverness Cathedral - 10 min walk
  • Eden Court Theatre - 13 min walk
  • Bellfield Park - 17 min walk
  • Caledonian Stadium - 27 min walk

Getting around

  • Inverness (INV) - 17 min drive
  • Inverness Station - 5 min walk
  • Conon Bridge Station - 22 min drive
  • Muir of Ord Station - 22 min drive
  • Free self parking
  • Limited parking

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 84 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 3 floors


  • Check-in time 3 PM-11 PM
  • Check-out time is 10:30 AM
  • Express check-in/out

Required at check in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

Travelling with others


  • Pets allowed *

  • Restrictions apply *


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Free self parking (limited)

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Buffet breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee shop/café
  • 24-hour room service
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
Things to do
  • Ski storage
  • Golfing nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Limo or Town Car service available
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Multilingual staff
  • Elevator/lift
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower

In the room

Home comforts
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board
Sleep well
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Premium bedding
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • Plasma TV
  • Cable TV channels
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available

Special features


Ash Restaurant - This restaurant serves lunch and dinner.

Gallery Cafe - Onsite café.

ASH BAR - Onsite bar.

The Royal Highland Hotel, Inverness’s small print

Also known as

  • Hotel Royal Highland
  • Royal Highland
  • Royal Highland Hotel
  • Royal Highland Hotel Inverness
  • Royal Highland Inverness


Construction is underway at a neighboring building and there may be noise disturbance from the construction work.

The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

Pet-friendly rooms can be requested by contacting the property at the number on the booking confirmation.

Optional extras

Late check-out can be arranged for an extra charge of GBP 10

Parking is available nearby and costs GBP 9 per day

Rollaway beds are available for GBP 50 per stay

Breakfast costs between GBP 5.95 and GBP 9.95 per person (approximately)

Pets are allowed for an extra charge of GBP 10 per pet, per night

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

Recent reviews

Good 7.8 From 485 reviews

The Royal Highland Hotel, Inverness
Charming hotel near train station
Fantastic location, right next to the train station and in the centre of town. Is a very grand older hotel with lots of charm. It was spacious and clean with a good size bathroom. Comfy bed which we were very pleased about. Wi-fi is free and easy to connect to. Only problem was it kept dropping out for me in the room, disappearing from my wi-fi options entirely. However, it worked really well in the lobby. Breakfast is fantastic. Staff is very friendly and helpful. Would definitely stay there again.
Sharon, us1 night trip
The Royal Highland Hotel, Inverness
Very Good8.0
Historic hotel
Outstanding ambience.
James B., us1 night trip
The Royal Highland Hotel, Inverness
Very Good8.0
Good hotel for the location and breakfast
Overall this hotel was nice. Kind of got a Shining vibe in the hallway and rooms, though the entrance to the hotel was very fancy. The restaurant downstairs was really nice and the breakfast in the morning was the best buffet breakfast we had in England. Lots of variety.
Lauren, us1 night trip
The Royal Highland Hotel, Inverness
Awful and incorrectly advertised
I couldn’t stay in this hotel. I left within 20 minutes of arriving, and had to find my own hotel at 1 AM. There was no assistance provided to me for reimbursement or booking a different hotel. I would never book or stay here. (1) Hotel falsely advertised that they have air conditioning. They do not. (2) My room had a pest infestation—looked like clothing moths to me, as stated by many other reviewers—which I found retrospectively. I recommend a different hotel.
A Traveler, us1 night trip
The Royal Highland Hotel, Inverness
Very nice lobby but very small and basic room. Convenient location in town but underwhelming for the price.
David, us2 night trip

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The Royal Highland Hotel, Inverness

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