Windsor Town House Hotel
Travel Blogs from Inverness
Had a bit of a sleep in today and awoke to snow on the mountains across the Loch, pretty speccy. After an excellent breakfast and a couple of teas we headed off on an hour cruise on the Loch Ness. The scenery was perfect and I was the only one to venture onto the "uppers". We got back had another brew and headed to Urquart Castle for a bite of lunch then a look around the ruins. It has quite a mixed history. It was here that I realised that I no longer had any nuts as they had crawled so ...
Today started off well until we got to breakfast and there was something that neither Emily or I noticed. Upon asking we were told that it was Haggis. I thought **** it, when in Rome. So I had some with breakfast and I won't be lining up for or paying to eat it again. Every Scotsman that I speak to tell me that it is the ducks guts, or in this case the sheep's guts. It was another reason for Tina and the girls to ridicule and mock me. Anyway we then headed for a bit of a ...
... strange or simply a mis-judgement of their clientele, but Stirling Uni does not have any free wifi (other than in the central area) and there are no phone signal boosters out here. The reception I can get from my room is sporadic at best and completely incapable of data ever.
I can logon to the internet from my laptop via an ethernet VPN set up, and it is ok, but it means I have to sit in my room typing up these posts or doing emails. Making posting things on the ...
... a mixture of excitement and fear of death. I learnt that snow is very slippery and was worried that I would roll down the mountain but after a few hard falls I realised I wouldn’t die and began to progress with my boarding 'skills’.
Tim and Mark did well, I don’t remember them falling over quite as much as me.
Anyway, it was a fun but exhausting day, after which we all just went home, ate dinner and ...
... we check into the B&B and walk to the city centre. The Ness River flows through the centre of town - Loch Ness is not far away. It is an attractive place, and we have dinner at a modern cafe overlooking the river. Nice feel about the place.
The drive further north the next day ...
Other places to stay in Inverness
Millburn Road, Inverness | 3 star hotelfrom $148
- Worst hotel i have ever stayed in !
- Location not great
Stoneyfield, Inverness | 3 star hotelfrom $159
- Good accommodation in Inverness
- Overpriced as can stay at four star hotels cheaper
- Great place
7 Ness Walk, Inverness | 3 star hotelfrom $140
- Clean and comfy but don't expect Hilton level service
- Pleasant, satisfactory experience
- Super staff
Culcabock Road, Inverness | 4 star hotelfrom $214
- Lovely Hotel!
- Majestic Place, regal hotel
- Nice hotel
18 Academy Street, Inverness | 2 star hotelfrom $122
- Service leaves much to be desired
- 2 nights in Inverness
- Cosy, peaceful & lovely rooms
8 Ness Walk, Inverness | 3 star hotelfrom $182
- Great hotel
- Bath Room was Small, Hotel is overpriced.
- Definitely visit again!!
63 Academy Street, Inverness | 3 star hotelfrom $149
9 Annfield Rd, Inverness | 4 star hotelfrom $164
Castle Heather, Inverness | Hotelfrom $82
- Keinerlei Beschwerden
- No complaints
- Cheap and Clean
20 Ness Bank, Inverness | 4 star hotelfrom $167
- A touch of Luxury in Inverness
- Highland Gem
- Good value if booked via the internet
28 Ardconnel Street, Inverness | 3 star hotelfrom $90
8-15 Ness Bank, Inverness | 3 star hotelfrom $148
- Lovely view, comfy room
- Nice, though Pricey
- Lovely Location, Variable Rooms
19 Ness Bank, Inverness | 3 star hotelfrom $160
- Terrible place. terrible staff.
- No room at the Waterside
- An Average Hotel in a Great Location
A96 Inverness Road, Inverness | Hotelfrom $80
Brackla, Inverness | 3 star hotelfrom $94
Millburn Road, Inverness | Hotelfrom $139
Beechwood Business Park, Inverness | Hotelfrom $132
Stratherrick Road, Inverness | Hotelfrom $181
- New extension is sensational
- Great Hotel
- Excellent Service
Culloden, Inverness | 4 star hotelfrom $422
- Romantic in the extreme.
- Sybaritic splendour after a long day in the saddle
- A good place to relax
2 Millburn Road, Inverness | Hotelfrom $132
Loch Ness Road, Inverness | 4 star hotelfrom $234
Tulloch Castle Dr, IV15 9ND, Inverness | Hotelfrom $202
Old Perth Road, Inverness | 4 star hotelfrom $167
4 Ardross Terrace, Inverness | Hotelfrom $166
11 Culduthel Road, Inverness | Hotelfrom $148
Kingsmills Road, Inverness | Hotelfrom $174
- Disappointing Room, Nice Bar/Restaurant, Good Staff
- Another Great Stay