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Strathness House

4 Ardross Terrace, Inverness, IV3 5NQ, United Kingdom
+44 146 323 2765

€53+

Overall guest ratings

9.2/10 Excellent
based on 295 reviews

Review highlights

  • 9.9
  • 9.6
  • 9.1
  • 8.1

Good to know

  • Friendly service
  • Near city centre
  • Great view
  • Professional service

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    About

    Strathness House is a privately and family run guest house with all the facilities that you would expect from a small hotel. Set in a prime area of the city, the emphasis is on personal service with a homely, Highland touch. The services are personally centred around each guest. From small groups to the single business traveller, all are guaranteed a very warm Highland welcome. All guest house rooms en-suite, many rooms with river view Free wireless Internet access Single, Twin, Double and Family Rooms available Ideally situated in the centre of Inverness Strathness House was built in 1874 by Mr Matheson of the Merchant Shipping company Jardine & Matheson, founded in 1843 in China. Alexander Ross (an eminent architect of the day) was commissioned to design and oversee the building of the house. Mr Ross was also the designer of St Andrew's Cathedral that stands next door to Strathness House. Matheson was a highly respected local businessman who invested in the local community - though perhaps today he may have been regarded as something of a shady character due to his involvement in the opium trade! During World War II Strathness House was taken over by the Ministry of Defence as one of their residences, and after the war it remained a guest house until it was renamed the Tower Hotel in 1957. The name Strathness House was reinstated in October 2007 by its present owners Joan and Javed, who will be happy to tell you more about the history of Strathness House on your visit to Inverness.

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    AMENITIES

    • Internet
    • No smoking
    • Parking
    • Storage available
    • Free Wi-Fi
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    Reviews

    Guest reviews

    Overall rating

    9.2 Excellent
    based on 295 reviews
    • 9.9 "World class service."
      9.8 "98% found the staff to be very friendly."
      10.0 "Management was excellent, said 100%."
      10.0 "100% said the reception staff was great."
      10.0 "100% thought the service was very professional."
    • 9.6 "Terrific location."
      10.0 "City centre within easy reach, said 100%."
    • 9.1 "Excellent breakfast."
    • 8.1 "Rooms are great."
      10.0 "100% thought the view was good."
      8.1 "81% said the beds were comfortable."
      10.0 "100% said rooms were clean."
    • 5.2 "Vibe was decent."

    Overall rating

    9.0 Excellent
    based on 221 reviews
    • 10.0 "World class service."
      9.8 "98% found the staff to be very friendly."
      10.0 "Management was excellent, said 100%."
      10.0 "100% said the reception staff was great."
    • 9.7 "Terrific location."
      10.0 "City centre within easy reach, said 100%."
    • 9.3 "Excellent breakfast."
    • 8.1 "Rooms are great."
      10.0 "100% thought the view was good."
      8.2 "82% said the beds were comfortable."
      10.0 "100% said rooms were clean."
    • 5.6 "Vibe was decent."

    Overall rating

    9.4 Excellent
    based on 26 reviews
    • 9.9 "World class service."
      9.9 "99% found the staff to be very friendly."
    • 9.7 "Terrific location."
    • 8.9 "Breakfast is good."
    • 8.3 "Rooms are great."

    Overall rating

    9.5 Excellent
    based on 47 reviews
    • 9.9 "World class service."
      9.9 "99% found the staff to be very friendly."
      10.0 "Management was excellent, said 100%."
    • 9.6 "Terrific location."
    • 9.2 "Excellent breakfast."
    • 8.3 "Rooms are great."
    • 7.8 "High comfort."
    Hotel type
    Solo Hotel
    Guests recommend this hotel for solo travelers.
    City Hotel
    Guests say it is the perfect hotel for a city trip.
    Romantic Hotel
    Guests say the hotel is perfect for a romantic getaway.
    Good to know
    "Friendly service"
    "Near city centre"
    "Great view"
    "Professional service"
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