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The Chieftain Hotel in Inverness offers bed and breakfast accommodations, within a 4-minute drive of the city center and train station. It’s also home to a lively sports bar and serves a wide selection of Scottish and world dishes throughout the day.

Smartly decorated rooms at The Chieftain offer free Wi-Fi, and all have private bathrooms and a flat-screen TV. There is complementary tea , coffee and biscuits, as well as free parking.

A cooked Scottish breakfast is served each morning, as well as cereals, yogurt and more. An extensive bar menu offers light meals and snacks, while mains include local specialties like Highland Chicken and Haggis, Neeps and Tatties.

Inverness has plenty to see, with its museum and art gallery, cathedral and castle, and the surrounding area has swathes of unspoiled countryside for walkers to explore. Historic properties including Cawdor Castle and Fort George are less than 25 minutes’ drive from the hotel.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 8.8 for a two-person trip.

Chieftain Hotel has been welcoming guests since Aug 13, 2013

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.6)

Great Food: Meals here are highly recommended!

Breakfast Info

Continental, Full English/Irish, Vegetarian

Free parking available at the hotel


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Room Type
1 full bed
2 twin beds
2 twin beds
1 full bed
1 twin bed
1 full bed
3 twin beds
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Property questions and answers
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  • Hi is the family room got a no e view as our dad has dementia and loves to sit look out as long as it's not at the back looking onto a buildings. We a..
    Hi the large family room has a better view on to the road the other is on to the roof, we have gluten free macaroni, fish chips chicken burgers etc al..
    Answered on 29 November 2019
  • We have two small dogs we would want to bring with us. How much do you charge
    Good Evening, That's no problem, there is no charge for dogs to stay at the hotel.
    Answered on 13 January 2020
  • Can I check in after 10 pm as my flight arrives at 10pm
    Yes of course, this is no problem. We always have a member of staff available for later arrivals
    Answered on 21 October 2019
  • we have a chocolate labrador - can she stay with us at the hotel ?
    Of course, she is more than welcome
    Answered on 20 August 2022
  • What would be your earliest breakfast time please. I have just booked for three nights next year, one morning my husband needs to leave early for a bi..
    During the week Monday to Friday is 7am, Saturday is 7.30am and Sunday is 8am. Although if you let us know on arrival we can arrange an earlier break..
    Answered on 17 August 2020
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Hotel area info *
4 Restaurants On Site

    Restaurant #1

    Food: British

    Restaurant #2

    Food: British

    Restaurant #3

    Food: British

    Restaurant #4

    Food: British

Amenities of Chieftain Hotel
  • Towels
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Bathtub
  • Shower
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Garden
  • Electric kettle
Pets are allowed. No extra charges.
  • Darts
  • Pool table
    Additional charge
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Wine/Champagne
    Additional charge
  • Kids' meals
    Additional charge
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Bar
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free public parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Street parking
  • Accessible parking
  • Pet bowls
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Private check-in/out
  • Packed lunches
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
    Additional charge
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/Puzzles
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • 24-hour security
  • Designated smoking area
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Carpeted
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
Languages Spoken
  • English

House rules

Chieftain Hotel takes special requests – add in the next step!


2:00 PM - 10:00 PM


6:00 AM - 11:00 AM


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

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

Crib and extra bed policies

Cribs and extra beds aren't available at this property.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in


Free! Pets are allowed. No extra charges.

Maestro Mastercard Visa Discover American Express Chieftain Hotel accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

Please inform Chieftain Hotel of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

FAQs about Chieftain Hotel

  • Room options at Chieftain Hotel include:

    • Double
    • Twin
    • Family
    • Triple

  • The prices at Chieftain Hotel may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Chieftain Hotel is 0.7 miles from the center of Inverness.

  • Chieftain Hotel offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Pool table
    • Darts

  • Check-in at Chieftain Hotel is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

  • Guests staying at Chieftain Hotel can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 9.2).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Full English/Irish
    • Vegetarian

  • Chieftain Hotel has 4 restaurants:

    • Restaurant
    • Restaurant
    • Restaurant
    • Restaurant