Quietly situated, the Alban and Abbey guesthouse offers room-only accommodation, just 10 minutes' walk from the centre of Inverness. With free private parking and free WiFi throughout, it is close to the city’s restaurants, museums, and theatres.

The rooms include a Freeview TV, alarm clock, and tea and coffee making facilities. The en suite bath or shower rooms have a hairdryer.

Numerous eateries can be found in the Eastgate Shopping Centre, which is just 15 minutes’ walk from the house. The property does not offer breakfast.

Alban and Abbey House guests can take a 15-minute stroll over the River Ness, towards Inverness Castle. Inverness Railway Station is just 13 minutes’ walk away and Inverness Golf Club is a 5-minute drive.

This is our guests' favourite part of Inverness, according to independent reviews.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.1 for a two-person trip.

Alban and Abbey House has been welcoming Booking.com guests since 24 Jun 2013.

Property highlights

Situated in the real heart of Inverness, this property has an excellent location score of 8.9

Free private parking available on-site


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Room type
1 double bed
1 single bed
1 double bed
2 single beds
1 single bed
2 single beds
1 double bed
1 double bed
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Property questions and answers
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  • Is Breakfast included
    No breakfast is provided at this property, no! There's many great cafés nearby, and the town centre is just a ten minute walk away.
    Answered on 3 January 2020
  • hi can you please tell if u can joost come in to the hotel to get a room for 2 people or do u need to book it online coz of covid thanks
    It is not a problem to arrive at our guest house & book directly. Regards, Margaret.
    Answered on 16 September 2021
  • Do you have a booking for me on the following dates 12th - 14th March as I have misplaced my booking info.
    Can you call us here at the property please and we can check this for you, as there is no information with this request, so I am afraid we don't know ..
    Answered on 26 January 2022
  • Hi do you have washing facilities for my uniform please Thank you
    Good afternoon Unfortunately we do not have any washing facilities on site, but there is a laundry service only 5 minutes walk from us. Best regards Eileen
    Answered on 14 February 2022
  • hi, is there a washing machine in the place or launderette nearby?
    There is a laundrette only a 5 minute walk from the property which we can guide you to at check in.
    Answered on 12 May 2023
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Host Information

Host review score

The Alban and Abbey has 18 en suite rooms comprising of single, double, twin, family of 3, and triple rooms. Each room has all the facilities required for a comfortable stay including en-suite shower rooms, tea and coffee making facilities, hair dryer, Freeview TV and free WiFi. Alban Abbey are run as one unit by the Rowan Guest House Group who also owns the Ardross Glencairn on Ardross Street. It is at this location that reception for check in is situated. All check in is carried out from here, but all amenities required for your stay are situated within Alban & Abbey. Menus for places to eat breakfast and dinner are on display as there is no food served at this property. There is also information on things to do in and around Inverness and a map of Inverness with a key on display in both houses. Although reception is off site, one of the owners lives on the premises for any questions or help you may need during your stay.
The Alban Abbey is run by a small management team including 2 generations of the Rowan Family, with the 3rd generation “helping out” now and then! We have a fantastic team of managers and room staff to make sure your stay is an enjoyable one and we look forward to meeting you soon.
Language spoken: English
Property surroundings *
Facilities of Alban and Abbey House
Great facilities! Review score, 8.3
Most popular facilities
Free parking
Free WiFi
Family rooms
Non-smoking rooms
Tea/coffee maker in all rooms
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Private bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Linen
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Electric kettle
Living Area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Tea/Coffee maker
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free private parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed).
    Reception services
    • Invoice provided
    Safety & security
    • Fire extinguishers
    • CCTV outside property
    • CCTV in common areas
    • Smoke alarms
    • Key access
    • Non-smoking throughout
    • Heating
    • Carpeted
    • Family rooms
    • Non-smoking rooms
    • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
    Languages spoken
    • English

    House rules

    Alban and Abbey House takes special requests - add in the next step!


    From 15:00 to 22:00


    From 06:00 to 10:30



    Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

    Children and beds

    Child policies

    Children of any age are welcome.

    To see correct prices and occupancy information, please add the number of children in your group and their ages to your search.

    Cot and extra bed policies

    Cots and extra beds are not available at this property.

    Age restriction

    The minimum age for check-in is 18

    Mastercard Visa Cash is not accepted Cash Alban and Abbey House accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.


    Smoking is not allowed.


    Parties/events are not allowed

    Quiet hours

    Guests must be quiet between 23:00 and 07:00.


    Pets are not allowed.

    The fine print

    Please be aware that this property does not offer breakfast or any other meals. All rooms are on a room-only basis.

    Check-in will not be at the property directly, but at the Ardross Glencairn Guesthouse, which is approximately 300 yards away. An email will be sent from the property at time of booking with instructions regarding check in.

    All payments for your stay will be taken from the card used at the time of booking. This is usually debited the evening before arrival. If you wish to pay with a different card, please contact the property at least 2 days before arrival to ensure they have the correct card details for payment. However, if you wish to pay with cash, this is not a problem and can be done so on check-in. The property require 2 days notice before the date of check-in to ensure your card is not charged.

    Please note that this property cannot accommodate stag, hen and similar parties.

    This property will not accommodate hen, stag or similar parties.

    FAQs about Alban and Abbey House

    • Alban and Abbey House offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

      • Check-in at Alban and Abbey House is from 15:00, and check-out is until 10:30.

      • The prices at Alban and Abbey House may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

      • Room options at Alban and Abbey House include:

        • Double
        • Family
        • Twin
        • Single
        • Quadruple

      • Alban and Abbey House is 850 yards from the centre of Inverness.