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Scottish Holiday Accommodation in Inverness and Loch Ness

Let’s face it. After a busy day exploring the wonders of Invernessmonster-hunting on the shores of Loch Nesswhisky tasting in an award-winning distillery or uncovering our chilling local history, you are going to need a good night’s rest. The Inverness and Loch Ness area offers a variety of accommodation options to suit your holiday needs. So, working out where to stay in the Scottish Highlands couldn’t be easier! Read on to find the perfect holiday (or vacation) accommodation in Scotland for you.

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Where to Stay in the Scottish Highlands

The Highlands

Whatever you're looking for, we have you covered.

Picking Your Highland Accommodation

Inverness and Loch Ness has an amazing selection of accommodation options to suit your travel needs as well as your travel budget. Whether you are looking for 5-star accommodation in a Highland castle or a night out under the stars. From great value campsites and glamorous glampsites, cosy guest houses and self-catering cottages, to historic country house hotels and luxury hotels, there is a wide, wonderful range of accommodation in Inverness and Loch Ness to choose from. However long you plan to stay in the area, rest assured we have something for you!

Image of Eagle Brae courtesy of Visit Britain.

Scottish Highland Accommodation Options

Hotel, guest house or hostel?

Choosing the right accommodation for you

Hotels, B&Bs and Hostels

We have a wide range of hotels in Inverness and Loch Ness, from budget to luxury. Hotels are generally larger establishments offering ensuite rooms with double, king or twin beds. Most hotels have a bar and restaurant on site and some may also have room service and leisure facilities.

B&Bs (bed and breakfasts) or guest houses tend to be smaller than hotels and are usually independently owned. They offer double, king or twin rooms with bathroom facilities and breakfast only. Although they vary in price and style, their rates tend to be lower than hotels.

If you are happy to share a room, hostels in Inverness and Loch Ness are also an option. Hostels provide low-cost accommodation in a shared dormitory, with a shared bathroom and often a shared kitchen and living space too. Ideal for budget backpackers and lone travellers who would like to meet other guests.

Going Self-Catering

From holiday cottages and apartments to something a little different

Self-Catering Holiday Homes and Cottages

If you’re looking for more space to spread out, why not book your own self-catering holiday home? This type of accommodation allows more flexibility, as you can cook, get a take away or eat out however and whenever you like! You’ll find rental properties both in Inverness and off the beaten track. There are some quirky and unique options too, including converted stables and luxury log cabins. You can hire a boat to stay on. And larger groups can even rent out your own private castle!

The Great Scottish Outdoors

Campsites and Holiday Parks

Caravanning, Camping and Glamping

If you love the great outdoors, perhaps one of our campsites and holiday parks would be ideal. We have some absolutely stunning locations for you to choose from, where you’ll be surrounded by natural beauty and wildlife. Bring your own tent, caravan or campervan. Or, hire accommodation on the campsite.

Wild camping is also allowed on most unenclosed land in Scotland. Rules and guides on wild camping.

Planning your Inverness and Loch Ness Holiday

After the business of finding where to stay in the Scottish Highlands, you can focus on planning the rest of your trip – like picking from the many wonderful things to doplaces to see and not-to-miss festivals and events in Inverness and Loch Ness during your stay.

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