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The Columba Hotel was originally constructed in 1881 in the heart of Inverness, with excellent views of the River Ness and Inverness Castle. Carefully refurbished, the hotel provides guests a splendid base from which to explore Inverness and surrounding area, with all the modern comforts one would expect from a 4-star hotel, coupled with the historic style of a Victorian building. Nearby attractions include the Inverness Museum and Art Gallery, the Black Isle Wildlife Park, and various Irish Whisky Distilleries!

The Columba Hotel offers 76 spacious guestrooms, all tastefully decorated to highlight the Victorian architecture of the building and featuring all the modern conveniences of a 4-star hotel.

All Guestrooms Feature:

  • Complimentary Wi-Fi Internet Access
  • Room Service
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Hairdryer

Victoria Restaurant:

Guests can enjoy a memorable dining experience at the Victoria Restaurant. Fit for any dining occasion, The Victoria features a seasonal menu, using locally sourced produce.

Macnab’s Bar Bistro

For a more casual dining experience, choose Macnab’s Bar Bistro and enjoy a tempting selection of local fare, and specialist real ales from the Black Isle.

The City of Inverness

On The Map: Inverness is located on Scotland’s central northern coast. The town is accessed via the A9 road from the southeast (Cairngorms National Park), A82 from the southwest (Loch Ness) , and A96 from the northeast (Speyside, Whisky Country)

Inverness is the true capital of the Highlands, and with 50,000 people, it is one of Scotland’s fastest growing cities. It is also one of the Highland’s oldest settlements. All roads still lead to the Highland’s center, Inverness. It feels like a compact town, but it has the bustle and air of a lovely city. Let your imagination run wild, and take a ghost tour led by an 18th century ghost, complete with period costume. Expect to hear tales of the city’s blood-chilling past, including ghosts, witches, murders, and spells! Stroll along the River Ness, or cruise on the Moray Firth, searching out bottlenose dolphins. It is very peaceful, especially if you’ve just been ghost-hunting… The River Ness flows through Inverness, and salmon fishermen come during the summer, even where the river runs right through the city’s center. High above the city is Inverness Castle, a unique Victorian built of red sandstone. Just below the castle is the museum and Art Gallery which runs exhibitions and workshops for kids. The main shopping area fans out from there in three directions, and includes a lively gathering place where pipers and other musicians get together and make music.

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