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Highland Hotel, Strathpeffer

Strathpeffer, Strathpeffer, Ross-Shire, IV14 9AN, UK
Highland Hotel, Strathpeffer Highland Hotel, Strathpeffer 01997421457 Strathpeffer Strathpeffer
77 out of 100% 9 votes
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  • Free Wifi
  • Private Car Park
  • Lift
  • Pets Allowed
  • Golf in Local Area

Enjoy the traditional feel of this Scottish hunting lodge style hotel. The Highland Hotel is set in a peaceful glen and offers comfortable accommodation, tasty home cooked meals in a cosy setting accompanied by fantastic Highland hospitality.

Nathalie Classic Britain
Rooms & Facilities
Facilities: swipe to see more
  • Free Wifi
  • Private Car Park
  • Lift
  • Pets Allowed
  • Golf in Local Area

Number of Bedrooms: 131

Parking Spaces: 150

Steps into Hotel: 6

Check In Time: 3pm

Check Out Time: 11am

The Highland Hotel in Strathpeffer can be found nestled in a peaceful glen just to the north of the Cairngorms National Park. This traditional Scottish hotel in the Highlands has a warm and cosy feel and retains many of the buildings original features such as beautiful, beamed ceilings and wood panelling. The highland spa village of Strathpeffer with is famous Victorian architecture is right on the hotel’s doorstep making the Highland Hotel an ideal choice when looking to explore Strathpeffer and the surrounding area. Not only does the hotel have a beautiful views out over it’s own attractive gardens, the stunning Ben Wyvis commands a towering backdrop over the hotel and village.

There are 131 bedrooms at the Highland Hotel each benefitting from ensuite facilities, TV as well as tea/coffee making facilities. Many of the bedrooms also enjoy stunning views out over the village, gardens and even to Ben Wyvis.

Enjoy a tasty meal or relaxing drink in the cosy settings of the Highland Hotel’s restaurant and bar. Surrounded by wood panelling and oak beams you will feel like you are transported back to the hotels origins of being a traditional Scottish hunting lodge. When the weather allows the hotel has a small area outside to sit and marvel over the quintessential Scottish backdrop.

The Highland Hotel offers great late deals and special offers on short breaks throughout the year. Book online today with My Hotel Break.



tick TV
tick Tea/Coffee
tick Iron/Board
tick Wifi

Each of the 131 bedrooms at the Highland hotel are comfortable and tastefully decorated. All of the bedrooms have everything you would expect for a comfortable stay including TV, tea and coffee making facilities, en-suite bathroom, a desk and free WiFi throughout.

Make the most of this grand Scottish backdrop and upgrade to a room with a view.

Bar & Restaurant

tick Outdoor Dining Terrace

In the hotel, there is a traditional feel of a Scottish hunting lodge with wood panelling in the bar and oak beams in the restaurant. Enjoy fantastic Highland hospitality as you indulge in a tasty home cooked meal from the varied menu.

The stylish lounge and bar areas serve as great places to curl up and relax into your hotel break in the Scottish Highlands, whilst taking in the rugged scenery outside.

Location & Directions

Directions to the Highland Hotel in Strathpeffer

The hotel is located on the A834 in the centre of the village. 

Notice Board

Hotel Notice Board

Please note that the hotel is currently closed and will reopen on the 25th February 2022.

Pet Friendly:
Dogs are welcome at the Highland Hotel. £10 per dog per night supplement applies and will be added to your bill at the hotel.

Dinner Inclusions
This hotel varies its menu options month-to-month. You may be offered either a 3 course table d'hote menu or an allowance of £25pp towards the a la carte menu depending on which option they are operating in your stay month. If you wish clarification as to which option will be available for your stay we would advise contacting the hotel directly to check.

Things to See and Do
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tick Cycling
tick Golf in Local Area
tick Climbing

Things to see and do while you staying at the Highland Hotel in Strathpeffer

Strathpeffer is a Victorian spa town in the Scottish Highlands, close to Ben Wyvis and surrounded by wooded hills. It’s an especially popular starting point for hill-walking, with viewing points such as Knock Farril, and the Heights – of Inchvannie, Keppoch, Fodderty and Brae. And, of course, there are many Lochs – including Achilty, Achonachie, Ussie and Garve – the sight of which always makes the climb worthwhile.

On the hotel’s doorstep:

Strathpeffer Pump Room, 100 metres
Discover the story of Strathpeffer and its development through the years. It is run by volunteers from the sweet shop, where you can pick up traditional treats and handmade chocolates.

Highland Museum of Childhood, 300 metres
An amazing collection of toys and treasures at this quaint attraction in the old railway station, with gift shops and a café serving traditional Scottish treats.

Touchstone Maze, 0.5 mile
This incredible maze is a network of paths riddled with stones that date back millions of years, from different ages and regions of Scotland. From the maze, you could continue your day out up to Knockfarrel, an Iron Age fort with spectacular views, or wander back through Blackmuir Wood with views of Ben Wyvis.

Strathpeffer Golf Course, 0.5 mile
This spectacular golf course offers stunning panoramic views to the Cromarty Firth and Fannich Hills. It was extended from 9 to 18 holes by the Grand Old Man of Golf, Tom Morris (1821-1908).

Castle Leod, 1 mile
The oldest intact castle in Britain is the Seat of Clan Mackenzie, was built around the 12th century, and extensively remodelled around 1606. Please note it is only open at certain times the year.

Days out:
RSPB Scotland Tollie Red Kites Nature Reserves, 3 miles
Stunning views across Easter Ross to Ben Wyvis and close-up views of Tollie Red Kites when RSPB volunteers feed the birds from a specially-converted farmstead building on the Brahan Estate.

Rogie Falls, 4.6 miles
You approach this amazing waterfall via a new suspension bridge across the Black Water River. During August and September you may see wild salmon leaping upstream. If there’s been heavy rainfall or snow, the water pouring off Ben Wyvis makes the waterfall even more impressive.

Unexplored Scotland multi-activity centre, 8.5 miles
Come and try kayaking, navigation, white water rafting and hill-walking tours at the Unexplored Scotland centre at Garve close to the Highland Hotel.

Inverness, 20 miles
The cultural capital of the Highlands where the Rivers Ness and Moray Firth meet. The Old Town features the 19th century cathedral, the Old High Church and an indoor market selling local food, clothing and craft products. The Inverness Museum and Art Gallery tells the unique story of the city and the Scottish Highlands.

Loch Ness Centre and Exhibition and Loch Ness Cruises 24 miles
Come and find the truth about Loch Ness, one of Scotland’s most famous sites. Why not take a cruise round the lake, and visit one of the shops selling Nessie items, kilts, cashmere, woollens and whisky.

For more information on things to see in and do in the area, check out our Destination Guide

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