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Peace and quiet near Inverness.

The BEST WESTERN PLUS Lochardil House Hotel is minutes away from Inverness, but worlds away from the stresses and strains of everyday life.

Our Victorian mansion house hotel is set in its own grounds, giving you the freedom to enjoy your break in a quiet residential area of Inverness, just 1.5 miles from the city centre.

There'll be no traffic noise to speak of, but plenty of talking points as far as local points of interest are concerned. The BEST WESTERN PLUS Lochardil House Hotel is ideally located for those who want to see the sights of Scotland, and of course anyone wanting to go Nessie-spotting around the famous Loch Ness!

Maintaining high brand standards and excellence in quality is second nature to the BEST WESTERN Inverness Lochardil House Hotel in Inverness. We have proven that going that extra mile during our annual BEST WESTERN quality assurance assessments really does pay off. Our hard work and dedication to cleanliness and quality of both guest rooms and public areas has gained us the BEST WESTERN International Quality Award. A global recognition of excellence given to only a few selected hotels throughout the world, this award shows that we take pride in offering high levels of excellence in quality and brand standards our guests expect.

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Stratherrick Road


Bars, Free WIFI, Golf Nearby, Restaurants, No Lift
Free internet available throughout the hotel
There is free parking available onsite.
Pets: No Pets accepted Guide and hearing dogs only
Check-in & Check-out
14:00 | 11:00

Rooms & Rates


Dining and Bars

Chef Iain Maxwell, Head Chef



Overlooking our gardens, this fine restaurant serves equally fine Scottish food.

Opening hours

Breakfast: 07:30 - 09:30
Lunch: 12:30 - 14:00
Dinner: 18:00 - 21:00
Weekend times may vary


Whatever you're drinking, our leather armchairs and warm, comfortable setting are the ideal place to enjoy it in.

Opening hours

Weekend times may vary


Nairn Golf Club

Course information

Course Type: Links
Location: Off Site
Holes: 18
Par: 71
Distance: 6900 Yards
No handicap required


15.00 miles away in Nairn


Putting green golf facilites
Pro shop golf facilities


9 holes Yes
18 holes £110.00
Trolley hire £10.00
Club hire £20.00
Buggy hire £25.00
Tuition £20.00

Inverness Golf Club

Course information

Course Type: Parkland
Location: Off Site
Holes: 18
Par: 69
Distance: 6100 Yards
No handicap required


2.00 miles away in Inverness


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


9 holes Yes
18 holes £38.00
Trolley hire £10.00
Club hire £20.00
Tuition £20.00


A superb setting in our lovely gardens and extensive banqueting areas combine with personal service and attention to detail to offer the ideal venue for your special day.


Wedding service and reception venue

Whether you're entertaining guests in the hotel or exploring the photo opportunities of our lovely gardens, you'll enjoy the perfect backdrop to your big day.


We have a large selection of menus, so you can choose from a large selection of dishes!

Honeymoon Suite

The MacPherson of Cluny Suite is named after our good friend Sir William MacPherson of Cluny, the 27th Chief of Clan MacPherson, who visits us every year. With such fine heritage to its name, you can be sure of our most luxurious accommodation when you spend your wedding night here.


Registry office:
The Highland Council
Moray House, Bank Street, Inverness, IV1 1NH
01463 256400

For any enquiries please call Robert MacBean or June Laidlaw on 01463 235995

Location and Attractions

Getting there.

Sat nav users: type IV2 4LF

Send to Tom Tom

Nearest motorway: A9, J, 2.00 miles
Nearest train station: Inverness, 2.00 miles
Nearest airport: Inverness, 11.00 miles
Free parking on site (82 spaces)
On site disabled parking (3 spaces)

Stratherrick Road

What's nearby?


  • Inverness Caledonian Thistle FC (4 miles)

Cities & Attractions

  • Eden Court Theatre (2 miles)

  • Culloden Battlefield (5 miles)

  • Fort George (8 miles)

  • Loch Ness (6 miles)

  • Cawdor Castle (10 miles)


  • Inverness City Centre (2 miles)

Meetings, Conferences and Events

Available room set ups

U shape

Room Theatre Classroom U-Shape Boardroom Banquet
Victoria 120 48 40 40 100
Macdonald 200 80 60 60 200
Anderson 20 12 12 16 16
Have an enquiry?
Contact events on 0845 620 0506


  • TripAdvisor
TripAdvisor Traveller Rating: Rating: Based on 357 traveller reviews
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Excellent Boutique Hotel

02/07/2015 jasona1974, Miami Shores, Florida

I was travelling in Inverness with my family. We checked out of the Tulloch Castle because it was so filthy. This Best Western was the only 4 star hotel with a vacancy. We got the last room. I was... more


Estate Home Hotel

30/06/2015 Deb S, Clifton, Virginia

Positively gorgeous secluded setting and beautiful hotel located with a residential area of Inverness,Scotland. Staff is warm and inviting and helpful. There is a very nice bar and sitting area in the... more


Motorcycling in UK

30/06/2015 Ganesh R,

Perfect place/property to stay in Inverness. The customer service levels at this place is par excellence by all members of the staff. There was nothing they could not arrange. Ever obliging. Enjoyed e... more


Ok but nothing special

29/06/2015 jacmell, Sydney

Nice room but overall a bit daggy. We walked back from town which was a fair way but doable. Breakfast was average, tinned fruit mainly and coffee awful (only instant in room ) but staff were friendly... more


NIce stay on the way to golf at Dornoch

23/06/2015 Mule2014, Huron, Ohio

I stayed here one night on my way to Dornoch to golf at Royal Dornoch. The location and the hotel were super in my mind. Although not a newly built hotel, I appreciated the history and the ambience ... more