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Smithton Hotel

Smithton Road, Inverness IV2 7NL Scotland
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#33 of 38 hotels in Inverness

See why so many travellers make Smithton Hotel their hotel of choice when visiting Inverness. Providing an ideal mix of value, comfort and convenience, it offers an array of amenities designed for travellers like you.

Free wifi is offered to guests, and rooms at Smithton Hotel offer a flat screen TV and a desk.

During your stay, take advantage of some of the amenities offered, including baggage storage and outdoor furniture. Guests of Smithton Hotel are also welcome to enjoy free breakfast, located on site. For travellers arriving by car, free parking is available.

Nearby landmarks such as Caledonian Stadium (2.7 mi) and Falcon Square (2.8 mi) make Smithton Hotel a great place to stay when visiting Inverness.

During your visit, be sure to check out one of Inverness' popular crab restaurants such as Rocpool Restaurant, Cafe 1, and The Riverside Restaurant, all a short distance from Smithton Hotel.

Best of all, Smithton Hotel makes it easy to experience many great Inverness attractions like Castle Gallery, Scottish Flair Art Gallery, and Inspirations, which are some popular art galleries.

We’re sure you’ll enjoy your stay at Smithton Hotel as you experience all of the things Inverness has to offer.

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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Special diet menus
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Paul R wrote a review Oct 2021
Saffron Walden, United Kingdom6 contributions1 helpful vote
I have stayed at Smithton Hotel on several occasions and it’s a great place to stay if you’re on a motorcycle road trip. Because of its location to the East of Inverness, it’s a good place for a base if you planning radial ride outs to explore the West, East and North Coasts of Scotland. It’s also a good place to stay for a stopover. The hotel rooms are very clean and the staff a very friendly. I have always been made to feel very welcome. The is undercover secure parking for motorcycles and the price are very keen to. I definitely recommend Smithton Hotel as a place to stay to explore Scotland.
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Date of stay: October 2021Trip type: Travelled with friends
Keri L wrote a review Aug 2021
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This place exceeded our expectations. Peter is hilarious and went out of his way to make our stay enjoyable. We're up here for the North Coast 500 and staff offered inside knowledge on places to visit and things to expect. The whole staff team were fabulous. The food was delicious and they have pool tables in the bar! 10/10 would recommend.
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Date of stay: August 2021Trip type: Travelled with friends
Picni123 wrote a review Feb 2020
Forfar, United Kingdom132 contributions54 helpful votes
Came up for a birthday party & booked into this hotel- rate was very good £62 including breakfast for the night. Nice welcome when we arrived - we were put in room 20 walking along the cosy hallway to rooms I was looking forward to my cosy room cos it was freezing! Nope room Baltic - 2 radiators in the room and to be fair last person in room had put one of the radiators off. Cranked up both heaters and went down to say to staff our room was freezing 🥶 I hoped they might of put a convector to help boost room. No such luck 5 hours later and it was still freezing! Bed was comfy even although I slept in clothes and thermal socks ! Bathroom in morning cold too even although we left heated towel rail on! Sister in law was downstairs in another room which she said was cosy so must just be that particular room. Breakfast was 5 star - clean plates all round. Great selection too Checking out I wanted to pay cash but room had already been charged to my card My fault I should of said night before! Overall a good stay just a pity about the cold room.
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Date of stay: February 2020Trip type: Travelled with family
SWAdventures wrote a review Sep 2019
Gateshead, United Kingdom499 contributions210 helpful votes
Okay, lets get some down-sides out of the way before I let you in on the true gems of this little place. Curb appeal - none really. When you come upon this hotel you would be forgiven for thinking it is just an estate pub. It's definitely a pub, and it's based on a housing estate in Smithton, but please don't be put off by your first impressions. Outdated decor - It's looking a little tired inside, but the people who run it will be the first to tell you that it's looking forward to having a face-lift in the near future. And that's about it for the minuses really... Now on to the definite pluses! The greeting my friend and I received was second to none. The lady who checked us in was friendly, very informative about interesting local places, and genuinely lovely to us both during our two day stay. And she's not the only one! The owner is an absolute delight, full of quirky fun and laughter, and a total delight at breakfast time. The chef (a fellow southerner) was brilliant. He gave great advice about which meals to go for, and we both thoroughly enjoyed his cooking. Breakfast was brilliant, excellently cooked and just the right amount to set you up for a days exploring. The bar staff were also really good. Friendly, welcoming, and on the ball when it came to filling an empty glass. To top it all off the locals were so welcoming. You can tell they thoroughly love the place and mingling with new guests. There wasn't one night where we were sat at the bar alone with nobody to talk to... it was like being welcomed back to a local you have spent half your life in, with people happy to engage and chat! Another definite plus for us was how clean the place is. Our room was spotless with comfortable beds and windows that actually open. I have stayed in so many places where the windows are painted shut, it was refreshing to stay in a room that could get a little air through it! I would definitely recommend this place if you're visiting Inverness, you may have to travel a couple of miles to get into the city itself, but there are plenty of busses which pass right outside if you don't drive. I'm planning a trip to Orkney hopefully next year and the Smithton Hotel is definitely on my list for stop overs on the way up and on the way back.
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Date of stay: September 2019
pipsox wrote a review Sep 2019
Barnet, United Kingdom18 contributions23 helpful votes
We needed hotel accommodation for one night at short notice and everywhere in Inverness was fully booked or extortionately expensive so I rang here and got a good deal, cheaper than their website or booking.com. We warned them we would be arriving late and were told that the kitchen closed at 9, however, we arrived about 3 minutes before 9 and were told that the kitchen would stay open for us if we could place or order in the next 15 minutes or so, which we did. The menu is functional (lasagne, fish & chips, etc) but the food came quickly and was good. They had a good selection of wines and beers at the bar as well. Our room was huge and very well equipped with a large bathroom which was spotlessly clean. The staff were amazing and super-friendly and welcoming. We had a good breakfast with a small fresh buffet selection and hot food cooked to order. This hotel is in a great location if you want to be just outside the city centre. It has free parking and is not far from the airport and Culloden Battlefield.
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Date of stay: September 2019
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US$96 - US$140 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Frequently Asked Questions about Smithton Hotel
Which popular attractions are close to Smithton Hotel?
Nearby attractions include The Malt Room (4.6 km), Culloden Battlefield (3.0 km), and River Ness (4.7 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Smithton Hotel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and an on-site restaurant.
What food & drink options are available at Smithton Hotel?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Smithton Hotel?
Yes, free parking and secured parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Smithton Hotel?
Conveniently located restaurants include Milk Bar, Cheese & Tomatin, and Nar Mediterranean Turkish Restaurant.
Are there any historical sites close to Smithton Hotel?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Clava Cairns (4.6 km), Inverness Castle Viewpoint (4.6 km), and Inverness Town House (4.6 km).