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Best Western Inverness Palace Hotel & Spa.

Treat yourself to the best of Highland hospitality.

The Best Western Inverness Palace Hotel & Spa is the perfect place to rest your head. We're not just talking about a peaceful nights sleep in one of our stylish rooms either, because our onsite leisure club, swimming pool and spa is just as comfortable!

Opposite Inverness Castle, by the bonnie banks of the River Ness, the Best Western Inverness Palace Hotel and Spa offers you the chance to unwind. You'll be nestled in a relaxing hotel with free car parking ideal for getting out to the Highland beauty spots and heritage sites, but when you return its just walking distance to Invernesss galleries, shops, restaurants and lovely local attractions.

The famous Loch Ness of course provides mystery and beauty nearby, but plenty of other attractions are worth seeing in this glorious part of the Highlands. From Culloden Battlefield, to Cawdor Castle or even Fort George are all well worth a visit, while the sandy beaches of Nairn they provide the family fun.

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Location

8 Ness Walk
Inverness
Inverness-shire
IV3 5NG
Scotland
For enquiries or to make a reservation please call 0844 387 6105*
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Summary

Free Electric Car Charging
Bars, Free WIFI, Golf Nearby, Gym, Indoor Pool, Pets Allowed, Restaurants, Sauna, Twenty Four Hour Service, Lift to all floors, Spa Pool/Jacuzzi
Free internet available throughout the hotel
There is free parking available onsite.
There is parking available nearby.
Pets: Accepted Prior arrangement with hotel required
Check-in & Check-out
15:00 | 12:00
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Rooms & Rates

Facilities

Dining and Bars

Our chef Sam Wright is dedicated to improving the Palace, offering heart warming hot breakfasts and delicious dinners, as well as looking after any dietary requirement.

Chef Sam Wright

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8 on the River

8 on the River offers a delicious combination of period features, stunning views and delicious cuisine. The new contemporary design fits gently with the traditional cornicing, high ceiling and large sash windows but it competes with the picturesque River Ness and Inverness Castle for your attention, but both may be forgotten once your meal is served!

Opening hours

Breakfast: 07:00 - 09:30
Dinner: 18:00 - 21:15
Weekend times may vary
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Ness Brasserie

With a relaxed atmosphere in comfortable surroundings, the only thing that could help you relax even more than our lounge is the superb views of the River Ness. You can enjoy excellent quality wines by the bottle and glass as well as Starbucks Coffee. There is also a flat panel television in the lounge showing a full range of channels.

Opening hours

12:00-24:00
Weekend times may vary

Golf

Inverness Golf Club

Course information

Course Type: Parkland
Location: Off Site
Holes: 18
Par: 69
Distance: 6256 Yards
Handicap required

Location

1.00 miles away in Inverness

Facilities

Practice ground golf facilities
Putting green golf facilites
Pro shop golf facilities

Prices

9 holes £42.00
18 holes £65.00

Castle Stuart Golf Course

Course information

Course Type: Links
Location: Off Site
Holes: 18
Par: 72
Distance: 7400 Yards
Handicap required

Location

8 miles away in Inverness

Facilities

Pro shop golf facilities

Prices

9 holes £170.00
18 holes £130.00
Trolley hire Yes
Club hire £40.00
Buggy hire £40.00

Spa & Leisure

There is nothing quite like relaxing on a lounger by the pool or a pampering session to relax your mind, body and soul. There's also nothing quite like a treatment or two at the Best Western Inverness Palace Hotels Spa to leave you feeling refreshed and invigorated.

Spa Facilities

The Palace Health Club & Spa offers a 50ft swimming pool, sauna, steam room, jacuzzi spa and fitness suite, and is open from 7am to 9pm! For rest and relaxation make your appointment with Sleeping Beauty Spa for some pampering. With this range of facilities we can not only guarantee peace of mind, but body as well!

No. of treatment rooms: 2
Minimum guests (per booking): 1
Maximum guests (per booking): 0

Opening times

Leisure Facilities

  • Free WiFi in all areas

  • Swimming pool (50ft)

  • Air-conditioned fitness suite

  • Sauna, steam room and bubbling spa bath

  • Sleeping Beauty & Spa

Gym and Swimming Pool Leisure Facilities

Indulge in a little more "me time" as you take a break in our luxury onsite leisure club, open from 7am to 9pm. Enjoy free membership during your stay. The 50 foot swimming pool is heated to 84 degrees, just like Florida! Unwind in the bubbly spa and feel refreshed after time in the steam room.

Our air conditioned fitness suite has all the modern equipment you'll need and a new stretch area - a great work out area.

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Treatments

Sleeping Beauty Spa offers a range of body, face, massage and nail treatments to make your 'me time' more memorable. The extensive list of available treatments are delivered by experienced beauticians from head to toe, we'll take care of you in style.

For more information and pricing click the links in the Spa treatments menu.

Type Treatment Time (mins) price (from)
Massage 1 Hour Full Massage 75 £64.00
30 minute Full Massage 30 £34.00
Aromatherapy Massage 80 £75.00
Back Massage 45 £45.00
Back, Neck Shoulder Massage 30 £40.00
Head Massage 45 £45.00

Location and Attractions

Getting there.

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Nearest motorway: A9, J, 1.00 miles
Nearest train station: Inverness, 0.50 miles
Nearest airport: Inverness, 10.00 miles
Free parking on site (19 spaces)
On site disabled parking (2 spaces)

Address
8 Ness Walk
Inverness
Inverness-shire
IV3 5NG
Scotland


What's nearby?

Cities & Attractions

  • Loch Ness, Monster Exhibition (13 miles)

  • Urquhart Castle, Loch Ness (16 miles)

  • Culloden Battlefield & Visitors Centre (6 miles)

  • Fort George (12 miles)

  • Cawdor Castle (14 miles)

Shopping

  • Town Centre, Victorian Market & Eastgate Shopping Centre (0.2 miles)

  • Brodie Country Fare (24 miles)

  • Baxters at Fochabers (47 miles)

Meetings, Conferences and Events

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A great location for your meeting in Inverness city centre. Whether you choose our largest meeting room the spacious Restaurant 8 on the River or the modern Ness Suite, you'll be perfectly placed. From local business meetings to private functions and events, the Best Western Inverness Palace Hotel & Spa is the ideal partner for your next event.

Available room set ups

Banquet
Boardroom
Classroom
Theatre
U shape

8 on the River

8 on the River restaurant also offers the splendid views over the River Ness. It is the largest room for meetings or lunches and can accommodate up to 100 people in the theatre lay-out.

Ness Suite

A stylish and modern room with all the requirements for the perfect brainstorming session! With natural day light and air-conditioning your delegates will be alert and comfortable. Ideal for all types of meetings.




Room Theatre Classroom U-Shape Boardroom Banquet
8 on the River 80 40 40 40 80
Ness Suite 50 10 10 20 20
Garden Room 20 10 10 15 15
Have an enquiry?
Contact events on 0845 620 0506

Reviews

  • TripAdvisor
TripAdvisor Traveller Rating: Rating: Based on 1022 traveller reviews
Rating: 5 441
Rating: 4 362
Rating: 3 145
Rating: 2 55
Rating: 1 19
Rating

Nice cosy hotel

24/05/2016 peterm132016, Basingstoke, United Kingdom

Lovely hotel, ideally situated away from the town centre but just 10 minutes walk to the station. Staff were generally very friendly, helpful and accommodating especially Iona. Only there for 2 nigh... more

Owner Response
Della E, Operations Support Manager at BEST WESTERN Inverness Palace Hotel & Spa, responded to this review
Dear peterm132016, Thank you for taking the time to post your review on Trip Advisor. It's super to read that you had such a lovely time with us. Iona is absolutely delighted at her special mention from you, thank you! Our breakfast is always full of choices and it's great that you enjoyed your meals. I do hope we have the opportunity to look after you again very soon. Thanks again and kind regards, Della.
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Lovely hotel, walkning disctance of city centre.

24/05/2016 lasvegas-marmalade, Perth Scotland

This is a lovely hotel where the staff are friendly and helpful. I had a very large room with dark mahogany furniture and a huge bed. I don't know if that is a standard room but if so it is great. The... more

Owner Response
Della E, Operations Support Manager at BEST WESTERN Inverness Palace Hotel & Spa, responded to this review
Dear lasvegas-marmalade, Thank you ever so much for you 5* review! We're thrilled you had a great time with us and that you enjoyed the room, your dining experience and the cleanliness of the bathroom - the team take great pride in looking after the hotel so it's brilliant that this is recognised. It would be lovely to look after you again, I hope we have the opportunity again during future trips to Inverness. Thanks again and kind regards, Della. P.S: Love your username!
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Great location Hotel

23/05/2016 Squawbrook, Branford, Connecticut

This is a good place to stay. The pool, sauna and steam room are well kept. The location is close to restaurants, walking areas, and down town shopping. The staff is very helpful and the Hoel is very ... more

Owner Response
Della E, Operations Support Manager at BEST WESTERN Inverness Palace Hotel & Spa, responded to this review
Dear Squawbrook, Thank you for posting your lovely review. We're all very happy that you enjoyed your stay with us and that you can compliment the team so highly. The location we have is fantastic and the walk you have recommended is well worth doing, it's beautiful. I hope we can welcome you to the hotel again in the future. Thanks again and kind regards, Della.
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Fabulous hotel overlooking the Ness

22/05/2016 journeymaid48, Niagara Falls

This was my first stay at the Palace Hotel. It is a classic period hotel. From the moment I spoke to the staff I knew this was the best choice in Inverness. They are so friendly, warm and kind that it... more

Owner Response
Della E, Operations Support Manager at BEST WESTERN Inverness Palace Hotel & Spa, responded to this review
Dear journeymaid48, Thank you for your "fabulous" review! We are delighted you had such a wonderful time with us and you enjoyed the hotel so much! Your compliments are extremely flattering and we are so thrilled you are able to say so many lovely things about your experience with us. The team we have are invaluable and it's so brilliant when our guests leave feeling so happy with the service they've received - thank you. I love haggis and black (blood) pudding - they are delicious! It would be brilliant to look after you again so I hope we can very soon. Thanks again and kind regards, Della.
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Good hotel and location

21/05/2016 1959trip, Redondo Beach, California

We stayed in the Palace Hotel two nights, a Monday and a Wednesday around a Highland tour. I booked and paid for river view rooms 11 months in advance. On Monday, we stayed in an excellent river and... more

Owner Response
Della E, Operations Support Manager at BEST WESTERN Inverness Palace Hotel & Spa, responded to this review
Dear 1959trip, Thank you for posting your review. I am ever so sorry you did not receive a room with a view of the river on your second night with us, especially when that is what you had booked. I can not understand why this would be and I am sure that if we had been made aware at the time we would have corrected the issue. I am certain it must have been an oversight on our part and I really am very sorry that we did not handle your booking accurately. It's great that you did enjoy the hotel otherwise, thank you for your super praise of the team, the breakfast and the fantastic location we have. It would be lovely to look after you again, I do hope we have the opportunity. Thanks again and kind regards, Della.