Inverness

Posts relating to Inverness, Highlands of Scotland, from The Professional Traveller

Courtyard by Marriott Inverness – 1 Night Review Dec 2020

In December 2020 I stayed for one night at the new Courtyard by Marriott, Inverness Airport, more commonly known at the Inverness airport hotel. This is a new hotel which opened in March 2020. It’s great for Inverness to have an airport hotel, although there are plenty of hotels in Inverness which is not far away. Covid19 Restrictions At the time of staying the Highlands was in Tier 1 so it was OK to stay overnight. Not long after our stay the Highlands went into Tier 4 so overnight stays are only allowed in connection with essential work or as per the Government list of… Read More »Courtyard by Marriott Inverness – 1 Night Review Dec 2020

Self Drive Loch Ness Tour – With Fab Views and Cute Cafes

Most people have heard of Loch Ness. It’s one of the most visited places in the Scottish Highlands. What many people who visit the area don’t know is that the Eastern side of Loch Ness is much less visited than the Western side but the views are stunning, plus there are plenty of things to see so it is well worth a visit. Here is an itinerary for your own Loch Ness Tour – a beautiful circular drive that can easily be done in one day from Inverness and back to Inverness. Take the road less travelled on this complete… Read More »Self Drive Loch Ness Tour – With Fab Views and Cute Cafes

New Inverness Airport Hotel – 1 Night Stay Review Dec 2020

In December 2020 I stayed for one night at the new Courtyard by Marriott, Inverness Airport, more commonly known at the Inverness airport hotel. This is a new hotel which opened in March 2020. It’s great for Inverness to have an airport hotel, although there are plenty of hotels in Inverness which is not far away. Covid19 Restrictions At the time of staying the Highlands was in Tier 1 so it was OK to stay overnight. Not long after our stay the Highlands went into Tier 4 so overnight stays are only allowed in connection with essential work or as… Read More »New Inverness Airport Hotel – 1 Night Stay Review Dec 2020

Inverness Hotels – 7 Hotels In or Close to the City Centre

Inverness Hotels – Local’s Guide Are you looking for a locals guide to Inverness hotels? Then yippee you are in the right place. I’ve been living in the Highlands for 17 years and in that time I’ve stayed in most of the Inverness hotels. Let me introduce you to my pick of hotels, share my views in relation to their facilities and location. Plus I’m also sharing the best website I’ve found for hotel prices – it searches across the internet to find the lowest prices, saving you lots of time and leaving more pounds in your pocket. If you… Read More »Inverness Hotels – 7 Hotels In or Close to the City Centre

15 Fun Ideas for Things To Do Inverness – By a Local

Things to Do Inverness The Professional Traveller • Oct 07, 2020 Are you looking for things to do Inverness? You are in the right place. Inverness is a small city, well more of a town and not a big one at that. You can easily see everything in Inverness in one day. At the time of writing there are ever changing Covid19 restrictions in place so it’s always best to double check before you visit anywhere or anything. The River Ness Inverness Circular River Walk Bonny bridges and an easy route. The lovely River Ness has two footbridges that cross… Read More »15 Fun Ideas for Things To Do Inverness – By a Local

Hotels in Inverness

Inverness Riverside & City Hotels The Professional Traveller • Oct 09, 2020 Real Reviews of Hotels in Inverness Inverness, the city at the heart of the Highlands and if we are honest hardly a city at all, more like a friendly town.  With a population of around 75,000 (including the suburbs) Inverness has a smaller feel than many other cities that spring to mind.  It has the beautiful River Ness flowing through the centre which gives the city it’s name – Inver means ‘mouth of’ so Inverness is mouth of the River Ness. The River Ness flows down into Loch… Read More »Hotels in Inverness

Inverness Airport Lounge – One of the Best!

I have been lucky enough to have used Inverness airport lounge a number of times. It is always a great way to start a flight from Inverness and the friendly welcome always helps calm my nerves before I fly. Inverness Airport Lounge Location Inverness airport lounge, operated by Aspire, is located through security. It is closest to Gate Number 3 and opposite the Stag and Thistle bar. You access the lounge through a set of double doors. There is a small desk in the entrance where you sign into the lounge. If no one is at the desk they will… Read More »Inverness Airport Lounge – One of the Best!