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Inchrye Bed & Breakfast
2.5 out of 5
High Street, Ardersier, Fort George, Inverness, Scotland
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4.6/5Wonderful! (385 reviews)

"Location to Inverness airport very good, I was only there for 1 night stay. Communication with Jess was very good! Jess helped schedule a cab for 4:30AM. 1-2 minute walk from restaurants. I would definitely stay at Inchrye again, and I would recommend it."…"

Reviewed on 28 Oct 2019

Inchrye Bed & Breakfast
Kingsmills Hotel Inverness
4 out of 5
Culcabock Road, Inverness, Scotland
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £62 per night from 1 Nov to 2 Nov
4.5/5Wonderful! (921 reviews)

"Parking was tricky as some people parked in the middle of 2 leaving no space either side . Coronavirus made it very different but the hotel adapted really well ."…"

Reviewed on 25 Oct 2020

Kingsmills Hotel Inverness
Glenmoriston Townhouse Hotel
4 out of 5
20 Ness Bank, Inverness, Scotland
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The price is £56 per night from 1 Nov to 2 Nov
4.2/5Excellent! (732 reviews)

"Kids-free night away as 2 couples & thoroughly enjoyed our stay, hotel was clean & all staff really excellent, a credit to the hotel. We sat outside in the marquee tent from 2 till 10 (1st in & was last out!) near the heaters with our hats & scarfs on enjoying a good few drinks & BBQ food from outside ..."…"

Reviewed on 19 Oct 2020

Glenmoriston Townhouse Hotel

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Ardross Glencairn
3 out of 5
18-20 Ardross Street, Inverness, Scotland
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The price is £40 per night from 28 Oct to 29 Oct
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
Holiday Inn Express Inverness
3 out of 5
Stoneyfield, Inverness, Scotland
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The price is £54 per night from 13 Nov to 14 Nov
4.1/5Very Good! (965 reviews)

"Had a pleasant stay at hotel. Due to Covid it is a grab & go breakfast. Hot bacon & sausage rolls available amongst other things, porridge, croissants and cereals, yoghurt & fruit. Last time we stayed in August there were no hot rolls available, which was understandable in circumstances, so a nice ..."…"

Reviewed on 16 Oct 2020

Holiday Inn Express Inverness
Beaufort Hotel
3 out of 5
11 Culduthel Road, Inverness, Scotland
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £44 per night from 1 Nov to 2 Nov
4.1/5Very Good! (439 reviews)

"Welcoming staff, fantastic food on each of the three days spent here. Comfortable bedroom with functional small bathroom. Location of hotel good with ample car parking. This hotel for the price is a gem. Hope to see it again."…"

Reviewed on 20 Sep 2020

Beaufort Hotel
pentahotel Inverness
4 out of 5
63 Academy Street, Caledonia House, Inverness, Scotland
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The price is £44 per night from 2 Nov to 3 Nov
4/5Very Good! (938 reviews)

"Contemporary hotel on a main street; lovely breakfast. Very limited parking but multi-storey with barrier entrance nearby."…"

Reviewed on 20 Oct 2020

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The Royal Highland Hotel
3 out of 5
Station Square, Academy Street, Inverness, Scotland
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £45 per night from 5 Nov to 6 Nov
3.9/5Very Good! (977 reviews)

"Great location next to railway station & centrally located. Property spotless, quiet & rooms well equipped."…"

Reviewed on 24 Oct 2020

The Royal Highland Hotel
Jurys Inn Inverness
4 out of 5
Millburn Road, Inverness, Scotland
Free cancellation
The price is £44 per night from 6 Nov to 7 Nov
3.9/5Good! (775 reviews)

"The hotel was situated close to the centre of Inverness and had an excellent leisure facility which was partially open. I was not impressed with the Crushh prepacked breakfasts which had to many sweet items for my liking."…"

Reviewed on 19 Oct 2020

Jurys Inn Inverness
Glen Mhor Hotel
3 out of 5
8-15 Ness Bank, Inverness, Scotland
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The price is £49 per night from 6 Nov to 7 Nov
3.9/5Good! (902 reviews)

"Didn't like pillows as too flat. Room was nice but small roof. Made it difficult for a tall person."…"

Reviewed on 22 Oct 2020

Glen Mhor Hotel
Columba Hotel Inverness by Compass Hospitality
3 out of 5
7 Ness Walk, Inverness, Scotland
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The price is £44 per night from 2 Nov to 3 Nov
3.7/5Good! (971 reviews)

"Situated by the river and minutes from the city centre with lots of shops (in the shopping centre), restaurants and bars although due to Covid I would recommend you book for eating out as everywhere was pretty busy. We had breakfast and dinner in hotel and it was very good. Room was clean, bed comfy ..."…"

Reviewed on 16 Oct 2020

Columba Hotel Inverness by Compass Hospitality
Mercure Inverness Hotel
4 out of 5
Church Street, Inverness, Scotland
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £52 per night from 12 Nov to 13 Nov
3.7/5Good! (726 reviews)

"Central , close to restaurants and shops. Nice clean spacious hotel"…"

Reviewed on 24 Sep 2020

Mercure Inverness Hotel
1 Loch Ness Hostel
1 out of 5
Main Street, Drumnadrochit, Inverness, Scotland
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £32 per night from 28 Oct to 29 Oct
3.7/5Good! (124 reviews)

"Very clean and warm. Great shower but couldn't get the tv to work. We could have asked but wasn't a big issue"…"

Reviewed on 29 Oct 2019

1 Loch Ness Hostel
Loch Ness Clansman Hotel
3 out of 5
Brackla, Loch Ness-side, Inverness, Scotland
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £72 per night from 28 Oct to 29 Oct
3.6/5Good! (451 reviews)

"The staff and restaurant area were lovely. The room for three that we booked was Lodge A and was not nice, it felt tatty. Considering what we paid, I expected a nice room."…"

Reviewed on 21 Sep 2020

Loch Ness Clansman Hotel
OYO Loch Ness Drumnadrochit Hotel
3 out of 5
Drumnadrochit, Inverness, Scotland
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £35 per night from 28 Oct to 29 Oct
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 Drumnadrochit Hotel
Waverley Guest House
3 out of 5
25 Union Street, Inverness, Scotland
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £26 per night from 28 Oct to 29 Oct
3.1/5 (480 reviews)

"Friendly owners who helped as much as they could. Comfy bed, lovely sized room. Only downside was the curtains were broken and the shower wasnt very strong. Other than that, would defo reccomend"…"

Reviewed on 21 Jul 2020

Waverley Guest House
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Cheap Hotels in Inverness

Inverness has cheap accommodation options and a variety of places to visit, making it a great getaway spot for budget travellers. You can find ways to save money while getting to know this destination, which is home to attractions like Inverness Museum and Art Gallery, Inverness Castle and Eastgate Shopping Centre.

If you're searching for affordable places to stay in Inverness, the 17 budget accommodation options in the area give you plenty of possibilities. These top-rated options offer reasonable prices and get good reviews from travellers searching for a bargain:

The Royal Highland Hotel - 3-star hotel. You'll find free WiFi, free parking and a restaurant at this property. Guests who stay here appreciate its clean rooms and proximity to shops.

Columba Hotel Inverness by Compass Hospitality - Customers like this hotel for its helpful staff and convenient parking. It offers free WiFi, a restaurant and a bar.

Glen Mhor Hotel - At this 3-star hotel, you can take advantage of free WiFi, a restaurant and a bar. Reviews mention the comfortable rooms and overall value.

Beaufort Hotel - 3-star hotel. You'll find free WiFi, free parking and a restaurant at this property. Guests who stay here appreciate its comfortable beds and helpful staff.

Holiday Inn Express Inverness - Customers like this 3-star hotel for its good location and proximity to public transport. It offers free buffet breakfast, free WiFi and free parking.

Planning Your Trip to Inverness

Still choosing trip dates? Learn more about the best months to go with these temperature and rainfall stats so you can maximise your time.

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

Sightseeing In and Around Inverness

Inverness attracts visitors with its historic landmarks and fantastic dining options, and offers plenty to see and do without spending a fortune. You can budget for the local attractions that interest you most, and then make time for sights and activities that cost little or nothing at all. If you're eager to get outdoors, you can enjoy the natural setting at Bellfield Park, Loch Ness or Moray Firth.

Travellers also like Inverness for its:
  • Tours
  • Rivers
  • Sightseeing
  • Cafes

Getting around Inverness

The closest airport is 7.4 mi (11.9 km) from the city centre in Inverness (INV). To see more of the larger area, ride aboard one of the trains from Inverness Station.

Frequently asked questions

What is Inverness like for travellers on a budget?
Inverness has cheap accommodation options and a variety of places to visit, making it a great getaway spot for budget travellers. In addition to its well-known attractions such as Inverness Castle and Cairngorms National Park, this destination is home to Lochaber Geopark and The Falls of Foyers, which you can enjoy while spending very little.
What's the best accommodation for a budget-friendly stay in Inverness?
Based on reviews, Waverley Guest House is a popular 3-star guest house for our travellers in search of a less expensive place to stay, and it offers free WiFi. Other choices for your budget-friendly stay include 1 Loch Ness Hostel and The Royal Highland Hotel.
How many inexpensive hotels should I expect to find in Inverness?
Choose a hotel that suits your wallet from Expedia’s 16 budget hotels in Inverness.
When is the best time for a budget trip to Inverness?
Weather will likely play an important role when you plan your trip to Inverness, but bear in mind that cheaper options are usually available when the weather isn’t as good. 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 precipitation for Inverness is 917 inches.
What is there to see and do in Inverness?
Inverness attracts visitors with its historic landmarks and fantastic dining options, and offers plenty to see and do without spending a fortune. You can budget for the top local attractions that interest you most, such as Inverness Castle and Culloden Battlefield, and then look for sights and activities that cost little or nothing at all. Explore and snap photos of landmarks like Urquhart Castle, or check out the area’s cultural spots like Eden Court Theatre and Inverness Museum and Art Gallery.
How can I get to Inverness and get around on a budget?
Scoping out the transportation options in Inverness can help keep you on budget. The closest airport is Inverness (INV), 7.4 mi (11.9 km) away. To see more of the larger area, hop on a train at Inverness Station.

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What's the best budget-friendly hotel in Inverness?

Based on reviews, Kingsmills Hotel Inverness is a popular hotel for our travellers who want a more economical choice, and features free WiFi and free parking. Other options to stay on the cheap include Loch Ness Drumnadrochit Hotel and Mercure Inverness Hotel.

How is it to stay in Inverness?

History buffs will enjoy exploring Inverness, and visitors give high marks for the local tours, riverfront, and top-notch restaurants. Walkable and welcoming, this city also attracts tourists with its cafés. Top sights in the city include Inverness Castle, Urquhart Castle, and Lochaber Geopark. In Inverness, there are 344 hotels and other accommodation to choose from.

Where is the best place to stay in Inverness?

Highland Bear Lodge is a favourite property for Expedia customers. This 4-star guesthouse offers free WiFi and free parking. Other top choices based on reviews include Binnilidh Mhor B&B and The Gatehouse.

Inverness City Centre is a walkable neighbourhood known for its lively bars and array of dining options.

Where is the best place to stay in Inverness City Centre?

With 101 hotels and other accommodation to choose from in this neighbourhood, you're sure to find what you're looking for as you plan your trip. Based on Expedia customer reviews, Mardon Guest House is the highest ranked property in Inverness City Centre. This 3-star B&B offers free breakfast and free WiFi. It is located a short 8-minute walk from Inverness Castle. Other top choices in the neighbourhood include Hawthorn Lodge Guest House and Rossmount Guest House.

What is there to see in Inverness?

Cultural venues in the city include Eden Court Theatre, Inverness Museum and Art Gallery, and Loch Ness Centre & Exhibition. The city is notable for its historic sites and landmarks like Inverness Castle, Urquhart Castle, and Inverness Cathedral. The city's natural setting is picturesque, including the riverfront and these places to visit: Lochaber Geopark, Moray Firth, and The Falls of Foyers.

Where is the best place to stay with easy access to Inverness Castle?

Adjacent to Inverness Castle, Columba Hotel Inverness by Compass Hospitality is one of the top choices for your stay based on our traveller data, and this 4-star hotel offers a restaurant and free WiFi. Other good choices close by include Glen Mhor Hotel and Best Western Inverness Palace Hotel & Spa.