Best Western Inverness Palace Hotel & Spa

8 Ness Walk, Inverness, Inverness-shire, IV3 5NG, Scotland
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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 stay in Inverness. Relax or work up an appetite in our on-site leisure club, swimming pool and spa, dine in our scenic restaurant, then enjoy a peaceful nights sleep in one of our show more

Free Electric Car Charging
When booking more than 4 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.
Bars, Free WIFI, Gym, Indoor Pool, Lift to all floors, Pets Allowed, Restaurants, Spa Pool, Twenty Four Hour Service
There is free parking available onsite.
Pets accepted
Prior arrangement with hotel required
Free WIFI available throughout the hotel
Check-in & Check out15:00 | 11:00

Restaurants & Bars

With a stunning view onto the castle and the river, Best Western Inverness Palace Hotel & Spa is a fabulous place to eat in Inverness.

Chef Sam Wright
  • 8 on the River
  • Bar & Brasserie

Available

8 on the River

The Eight on the River restaurant 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. This may compete with the picturesque view of the 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

Bar & 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. Come back here to unwind after a day exploring the Highlands.

Opening hours
12:00-24:00
Weekend times may vary

Golf

The Highlands are what golf was invented for. Youll find some stunning course examples around the Best Western Inverness Palace Hotel & Spa.

Only short distance away from the hotel, this 18-hole, par 69 course is a great challenge for golfers of all abilities.

  • Inverness Golf Club
  • Castle Stuart Golf Course

Inverness Golf Club

The Highlands are what golf was invented for. Youll find some stunning course examples around the Best Western Inverness Palace Hotel & Spa.

Only short distance away from the hotel, this 18-hole, par 69 course is a great challenge for golfers of all abilities.

1.00 miles away in Inverness

Course information

  • Practice ground golf facilities
  • Putting green golf facilites
  • Pro shop golf facilities
Course type

Parkland

Location

Off Site

Holes

18

Par

69

Distance

6256 Yards

Handicap

Handicap required

Prices

9 holes £42.00
18 holes £65.00

Castle Stuart Golf Course

The 18-hole, par 72 course is only 8 miles away from the hotel and set in beautiful scenery overlooking the Moray Firth.

8 miles away in Inverness

Course information

  • Pro shop golf facilities
Course type

Links

Location

Off Site

Holes

18

Par

72

Distance

7400 Yards

Handicap

Handicap required

Prices

9 holes £170.00
18 holes £190.00
Trolley hire Yes
Club hire £40.00
Buggy hire £40.00

Spa & Leisure facilities

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

  • Spa Facilities
  • Treatments

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 dont only guarantee peace of mind, but body as well.

  • No. of treatment rooms: 2
  • All Children under the age of 12 must be accompanied by an adult when entering the Pool and surrounding area. Children under the age of 16 yrs may only enter the Steam Room, Sauna & Jacuzzi with supervising adult present, they do so at their own risk. Children under the age of 16 Yrs are not allowed to use the Gym. Use of the Free Weights in the Gym is restricted to adults over the age of 18 Yrs.

Opening Times

Monday: 10:00 - 13:00
Tuesday: 10:00 - 20:00
Wednesday: 10:00 - 14:00
Thursday: 10:00 - 20:00
Friday: 10:00 - 17:00
Saturday: 10:00 - 16:00
Sunday: -

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. <br /><br />For more information and pricing click the links in the Spa treatments menu.

Massage
From £36.00 / Treatment
Massages
From £36.00 / Treatment
1 Hour Full Massage
60 mins
From£56.00
30 minute Full Massage
30 mins
From£36.00
Aromatherapy Massage
80 mins
From£80.00
Back Massage
45 mins
From£48.00
Back, Neck Shoulder Massage
30 mins
From£40.00
Head Massage
45 mins
From£45.00

Meetings & Events

The Best Western Inverness Palace Hotel & Spa is great location for a meeting in Inverness. Whether you choose our largest meeting room - the spacious restaurant Eight on the River - or the modern Nes...

For any enquiries please contact events on 0844 387 62 40

The Best Western Inverness Palace Hotel & Spa is great location for a meeting in Inverness. Whether you choose our largest meeting room - the spacious restaurant Eight 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.


EIGHT ON THE RIVER
Eight on the River restaurant offers 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 layout.

NESS SUITE
This is a stylish and modern room, ideal for all types of meetings, with all the requirements for the perfect brainstorming session. With natural daylight and air-conditioning, your delegates will feel comfortable and on top form.

Available Room Set Ups

  • Banquet
  • Boardroom
  • Classroom
  • Theatre
  • U shape
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

Reviews of Best Western Inverness Palace Hotel & Spa

Traveller Overview:
4.0 Rating: 1917 reviews
Excellent 43%
Very Good 33%
Average 14%
Poor 6%
Terrible 2%
Rating

wolfmantrooper, wrote review 31/03/2020

The best Best Western

Great hotel modem comfortable and fantastic service a hotel as it should be geared to the guest the staff could not do enough for us There is limited parking free of charge on site but also a large c... more

Rating

johndanny47, wrote review 20/03/2020

excellent hotel

good location.5 minutes from centre.staff very professional.rooms very good housekeeping standards.food plenty of choice and cooked well.waiting staff very alert to table service and on the ball and a... more

Owner Response
Angela Malinowska, Other at Best Western Inverness Palace Hotel & Spa, responded to this review
Thank you so much for your lovely review, johndanny47! We are happy to hear that you were impressed with the room and you found the team helpful and friendly. We hope you will come back and see us again soon, Kind regards, Angela
Rating

frederickpconnell, wrote review 19/03/2020

EXCELENT STAY

Warm welcome Clean and attractive Hotel and restaurant. Good food. Good service. Good location. Good booking arrangements. Welcomes dogs. Cheerful and competent staff. We missed the swimming pool as... more

Owner Response
Angela Malinowska, Other at Best Western Inverness Palace Hotel & Spa, responded to this review
Thank you for the fantastic feedback frederickpconnel! We're really pleased you enjoyed your stay and were impressed with so many aspects. We are sorry the spa was closed for refurbishment during your stay. I hope that we can welcome you back again very soon. Kind regards,Angela
Rating

Ian B, wrote review 13/03/2020

Fantastic View of the River Ness

Stayed here for four nights in March. First two in a standard room at the back of the hotel and the next two nights we upgraded to a river view room. Well worth the extra cost. The hotel is underging ... more

Owner Response
Angela Malinowska, Other at Best Western Inverness Palace Hotel & Spa, responded to this review
Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us such a fantastic review, Ian B! I'm delighted to hear that you had a brilliant stay at Palace Hotel and you enjoyed so many aspects of your stay and that the team made such a good impression. It's great to hear you thought so highly of the hotel and We will look forward to welcome you back in the future. Kindest regards,Angela
Rating

scotlandshorty2017, wrote review 04/03/2020

Always good

A great location with wonderful service. The hotel was warm, which was important as it was cold outside. We have stayed here a few times before and have used the pool and Jacuzzi. Sadly this was not a... more

Owner Response
Angela Malinowska, Other at Best Western Inverness Palace Hotel & Spa, responded to this review
Thank you so much for taking the time to write your stay, scotlandshorty2017. I'm so pleased to hear that you were impressed with the team and our location. I'm sorry that the Leisure Club wasn't open during your stay but this will be back open on the 13th March. I am so sorry you were disturbed by the noise from the renovations. Hope we can welcome you in future to see the finished result. Hopefully we will see you again soon. Kind regards, Angela

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