Wondering where to stay in the Scottish Highlands? Inverness makes a fantastic base for exploring Loch Ness and the Highlands. With city conveniences, such as attractions, shops, pubs and restaurants. Easy to reach by train, bus, car or plane. And yet, the vast and wild Highlands are right on your doorstep. So you get the best of worlds!
For those looking for a more peaceful escape, away from city life, there are many fabulous towns and villages nearby, such as Nairn and Beauly. And a little further south, several villages around our beautiful Loch Ness, including Dores, Inverfarigaig, Foyers, Whitebridge, Fort Augustus, Invermoriston and Drumnadrochit.
There is a great selection of Inverness and Loch Ness accommodation to choose from. Whether you’re planning a short break or extended stay, you should find the perfect room. With a selection of affordable hotels, boutique hotels, luxury five-star accommodation, bed and breakfasts, guest houses and budget hostels.
If you’re looking for some extra space and the flexibility to do your own thing, you might prefer self-catering accommodation. Holiday homes and cottages provide that home-from-home environment. From small apartments for one or two guests to large group accommodation. For the length of your stay, you’ll have a place to call your own.
Campsites and caravan parks are a good value option and a fun way to travel with children. You can bring a tent, hire a glamping pod or set up your own caravan. Onsite facilities including electric hookups, shower and toilet blocks and nearby places to eat and drink, mean you’ll have all the conveniences on hand to make your stay enjoyable.
Discover Loch Ness and the Caledonian Canal from the water, with a boating holiday. There are several types of accommodation available on the canal, such as boats for hire, canal cruises and floating hotels.
Make the most of your visit with our guide to the best local attractions and things to do around Inverness, Loch Ness and the Scottish Highlands.