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Best Inverness Family Hotels

Inverness City Suites
4 out of 5
2-7 High Street, Inverness, Scotland
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4.7/5Exceptional! (110 reviews)

"Spacious, clean, quite, large. safe. Felt like being at home. A little further from the city center than we expected, but a quick taxi ride that was very affordable works just fine. The bus would have taken to long since it travels in the opposite direction, so don’t try that. We would most definitely ..."…"

Reviewed on 14 May 2020

Inverness City Suites
Mardon Guest House
3 out of 5
37 Kenneth Street, Inverness, Scotland
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4.7/5Exceptional! (115 reviews)

"It is in a good location, within walking distance of the train station, close to the Ness River which is very nice to walk along and it has parking for when you want to drive to see the sights outside of Inverness. The owners are also very nice. The room was very comfortable & the breakfasts were ..."…"

Reviewed on 28 Sep. 2019

Mardon Guest House
Rocpool Reserve Hotel & Restaurant
5 out of 5
14 Culduthel Road, Inverness, Scotland
The price is AU$341 per night
4.6/5Exceptional! (173 reviews)

"liked the style.. staff were courteous and efficient...food in restaurant in the evening was very good ….would use again."…"

Reviewed on 5 Mar. 2020

Rocpool Reserve Hotel & Restaurant
Highland Apartments By Mansley
4 out of 5
Living by the Bridge, 20-23 Bridge St, Inverness, Scotland
The price is AU$320 per night
4.6/5Exceptional! (239 reviews)

"This was a lovely apartment. We had a balcony but did not get the full use of this being looking over a building rooftop. ."…"

Reviewed on 29 Mar. 2020

Highland Apartments By Mansley
Heathcote B&B
4 out of 5
59 Glenurquhart Road, Inverness, Scotland
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The price is AU$149 per night
4.5/5Wonderful! (322 reviews)

"Very friendly and great location to Inverness and other major roads traveling around Northern Scotland. I enjoyed the conversations at breakfast and meeting people who were staying there from other countries. I hope to back again someday. Nice parking area."…"

Reviewed on 21 May 2020

Heathcote B&B
Kingsmills Hotel Inverness
4 out of 5
Culcabock Road, Inverness, Scotland
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The price is AU$162 per night
4.5/5Wonderful! (984 reviews)

"Outstanding service from all staff, the absolute gems who make this hotel stand out. Very comfortable and clean with great location, easy access to the town and lots of choice for eating out but don’t miss out on dining at the hotel. The chefs work to the highest standard and the scallops are second ..."…"

Reviewed on 7 Aug. 2020

Kingsmills Hotel Inverness
Loch Ness Country House Hotel
4 out of 5
Loch Ness Road, Inverness, Scotland
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The price is AU$240 per night
4.5/5Wonderful! (271 reviews)
Would definitely stay again. Service top notch!

"Fantastic service, excellent dinner in the hotel restaurant. Plenty of room in the cottages ☺️"…"

Reviewed on 13 Mar. 2020

Loch Ness Country House Hotel
Glenmoriston Townhouse Hotel
4 out of 5
20 Ness Bank, Inverness, Scotland
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The price is AU$200 per night
4.2/5Excellent! (715 reviews)

"We had a beautiful room with a view of the River Ness. The staff were very helpful and the hotel is in a great position for exploring Inverness. I can recommend the Whisky bar - there is a wide range to sample!"…"

Reviewed on 29 Jul. 2020

Glenmoriston Townhouse Hotel
Ardross Glencairn
3 out of 5
18-20 Ardross Street, Inverness, Scotland
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The price is AU$100 per night
4.2/5Very Good! (333 reviews)
Pleasant guest house

"The guest house is ideally situated near the town centre and close to bus and train stations. The rooms were immaculately clean and comfortable and the staff were friendly. Breakfast which was buffet style, was delicious and no waiting was involved. Only downside was that you had to be there by ..."…"

Reviewed on 9 Mar. 2020

Ardross Glencairn
Best Western Inverness Palace Hotel & Spa
3 out of 5
8 Ness Walk, Inverness, Scotland
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The price is AU$162 per night
4.2/5Very Good! (464 reviews)

"Beautiful location perfectly situated to walk throughout the city and amazing food and staff...A++++"…"

Reviewed on 27 Mar. 2020

Best Western Inverness Palace Hotel & Spa
Craigmonie Hotel Inverness by Compass Hospitality
3 out of 5
9 Annfield Road, Inverness, Scotland
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The price is AU$119 per night
4.1/5Very Good! (504 reviews)

"The staff are amazingly friendly and helpful. The hotel is little dated and on the old fashioned side but the service and the food makes up for it."…"

Reviewed on 10 Aug. 2020

Craigmonie Hotel Inverness by Compass Hospitality
Holiday Inn Express Inverness
3 out of 5
Stoneyfield, Inverness, Scotland
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The price is AU$113 per night
4.1/5Very Good! (980 reviews)
Wonderful location

"Great location- We had a car and it was a close walk to groceries and a place to eat. Breakfast was nice and great variety. We had to take 2 rooms as a family, so a bit pricey due to that. Rooms are much smaller then North America’s holiday inn standards."…"

Reviewed on 17 Mar. 2020

Holiday Inn Express Inverness
Beaufort Hotel
3 out of 5
11 Culduthel Road, Inverness, Scotland
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The price is AU$136 per night
4.1/5Very Good! (432 reviews)

"Liked the cleanliness, friendly staff, good food, comfortable quiet room at the back of hotel. Signs up saying renovations taking place so probably the tired look will soon be refreshed."…"

Reviewed on 10 Feb. 2020

Beaufort Hotel
pentahotel Inverness
4 out of 5
63 Academy Street, Caledonia House, Inverness, Scotland
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The price is AU$127 per night
4/5Very Good! (919 reviews)

"Good functional hotel near the railway station and within easy reach of the riverside cafes. Helpful staff and excellent firm bed."…"

Reviewed on 10 Aug. 2020

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The Royal Highland Hotel
3 out of 5
Station Square, Academy Street, Inverness, Scotland
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The price is AU$106 per night
3.9/5Good! (988 reviews)

"Very good hotel. Very clean. Good sized bedrooms. Great location. parking very limited by the hotel but plenty of public parking. Friendly staff"…"

Reviewed on 7 Aug. 2020

The Royal Highland Hotel
The Glen Mhor Apartments
3 out of 5
8 - 15 Ness Bank, Inverness, Scotland
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The price is AU$126 per night
3.8/5Good! (155 reviews)

"Checkin was really fast once we’ve downloaded the app. The apartment was very nice and clean, spacious and well equipped for our needs. Definitely recommended!"…"

Reviewed on 27 Jul. 2020

The Glen Mhor Apartments
OYO Loch Ness Hotel
3 out of 5
Drumnadrochit, Inverness, Scotland
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The price is AU$104 per night
3.5/5Good! (387 reviews)

"I was very warmly greeted at the front desk and instantly felt welcomed. The room was very cozy and the bed was incredibly comfortable--i slept like a rock! Great location and enjoyed the Loch Ness exhibit next door. Would definitely return!"…"

Reviewed on 22 Jan. 2020

OYO Loch Ness Hotel
BCC Loch Ness Hostel
1 out of 5
Bearnock Country Centre, Glen Urquhart, Inverness, Scotland
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The price is AU$84 per night
3.1/5 (115 reviews)

"i was pleased with my stay at the hostle it is clean and thw facilities were good i would stay there again no issues."…"

Reviewed on 8 Oct. 2019

BCC Loch Ness Hostel
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Where should we stay in Inverness?

The walkable destination of Inverness is a great choice if you've been considering a holiday with the children. The sightseeing tours, castle and cafes are just a few things that make this an attractive family holiday destination. Take to the air and fly into Inverness (INV), which is located 7.4 mi (11.9 km) from the city centre. When you're thinking about where to stay in Inverness, you might want to consider one of the 61 family-friendly hotels and other types of accommodation here.

Holidaying families have positive things to say about these types of accommodation:

BCC Loch Ness Hostel – Offers free parking, free rollaway beds and free WiFi. Guests like the clean rooms at this hostel.

Mardon Guest House – Features free parking and free WiFi. The overall comfort and helpful staff make this 3-star bed & breakfast popular with guests.

The Glen Mhor Apartments – Offers a restaurant, in-room kitchens and free cots. Guests like the clean rooms and helpful staff at this 3-star hotel.

Highland Apartments By Mansley – Features free parking, free breakfast and free WiFi. The overall comfort and helpful staff make this 3-star hotel popular with guests.

When should we visit Inverness?

You're probably hoping for good weather for your family holiday. You can use this information to decide when to grab the children and head to Inverness.

  • Hottest months: August, July, June and September, with an average temperature of 17°C
  • Coldest months: February, January, March and December, with an average temperature of 1°C
  • Driest months: August, July, June and May, with an average rainfall of 2 inches
  • Rainiest months: March, October, February and January, with an average rainfall of 3 inches

What should we see and do in Inverness?

Inverness Museum and Art Gallery and Eastgate Shopping Centre are interesting attractions that you and your family may enjoy exploring while you are staying in Inverness. Make sure that you have lots of time for activities such as Eden Court Theatre and Caledonian Stadium.

Inverness is also known for the:
  • Tours
  • Riverfront
  • Sightseeing
  • Historical sites
  • Cafes
  • Restaurants

Getting around Inverness

To see more of the larger area, ride aboard one of the trains from Inverness Station. Inverness might not have many public transport options to choose from so consider a car rental to maximise your time.

Frequently asked questions

What's Inverness like for family-friendly holidays?
If you’ve been thinking about a trip with your children, the walkable destination of Inverness is a good choice. The sightseeing tours, castle and cafes are just a few things that make this an attractive family holiday destination. Arrange a flight into Inverness (INV), which is located 7.4 mi (11.9 km) from the city centre.
What's the best place to stay for families in Inverness?
Kingsmills Hotel Inverness is a top 4-star hotel on Expedia for families, and features an indoor pool and 2 restaurants. Other options to stay with the children include Beaufort Hotel and Ardross Glencairn.
What's the weather like in Inverness?
The hottest months are usually July and August, with an average temperature of 13°C, while the coldest months are January and February, with an average of 4°C. Average annual rainfall for Inverness is 917 mm.
What's there to see and do with your family in Inverness?
While you are visiting Inverness, you may want to round up the youngsters and make time to see interesting attractions such as Cairngorms National Park and Eastgate Shopping Centre. Make sure that you have plenty of time to take in the area’s activities such as Inverness Castle, Culloden Battlefield and Urquhart Castle.
What's the best way for us to get around Inverness?
If you want to venture outside the area, hop aboard a train at Inverness Station. Inverness might not have very many public transport options to choose from, so consider a car rental to maximise your time.

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