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Best Western Plus Inverness Lochardil House Hotel

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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.

Standard Double Bedrooms are all situated within the Main Hotel Building and are accessed by a staircase we have no lift. Twin Beds are not available in this room type.
Our Deluxe Bedrooms and Junior Suites are located in our Garden Wing these are configured with 6ft wide Super King Beds which can be made into 2 Single Beds on request.
The Garden Wing is a short distance from the Main Building and has some ground floor rooms, the remaining rooms are accessed by stairs there is no lift.

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 at the Best Western Plus 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
To make a reservation please call 0800 393130 (Freephone). For all other enquiries please call 01463 235995


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


Dining and Bars

Chef Iain Maxwell, Head Chef



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

Opening hours

Breakfast: 07:00 - 10:00
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.

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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 Traveller Rating: Rating: Based on 586 traveller reviews
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Great dining space in outer Inverness

06/02/2019 samjbeaver, Panama City Beach, Florida

No matter where we may have traveled from the city, we made certain to dine here at every occasion. The staff was oh so friendly. Great beer on tap. wonderful breakfast, brunch and dinners made this q... more


Beautiful Stay wonderful Staff

24/01/2019 Rob and Theresa S, Bullard, Texas

This is a great value that surprised both of us. The Hotel was easy to find, both for us and for our local friends. Plenty of parking. The Hotel is a beautiful Victorian gem and is very well kept on b... more


Amazing just wonderful

09/01/2019 SweetGerman123,

I spend the weekend at Lochardil House Hotel and was blown away by the staff. They are incredible. So warm and welcoming nothing was too much hassle for them. The rooms are spacious and absolutely spo... more


The friendliest and most helpful hotel ever

01/01/2019 Trekkers999, London

The hotel is lovely and the staff are amazing. So helpful, cheery and welcoming. I was only staying for one night in the middle of a house move and everyone went out of their way to help me manage a c... more


Warm welcome, very comfortable

21/11/2018 David H, Seamill, United Kingdom

We had booked a deluxe room, however, we had thoughtfully been upgraded to a suite as it was our anniversary. Our stay was for the best part of a week. The staff are ever so friendly and helpful. The ... more

Owner Response
Tour828678, Manager at Best Western Plus Inverness Lochardil House Hotel, responded to this review
Hi David Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us. I am delighted to read that you were happy with the welcome you received, your room in the Garden Wing and that you enjoyed your dinner and breakfast in the conservatory. I will pass on your lovely comments to the rest of the team. Kind regards Robert