For a warm welcome to the Capital of the Highlands call 01463 239075

Avalon Guest House is a Bed and Breakfast in Inverness providing high quality B&B accommodation near to Loch Ness. Our B&B has been awarded a Gold 4 Star  Highly Commended Guest House by the AA and offers a more personal alternative to the Inverness Hotels if you plan to visit Inverness or nearby. Avalon is one of the Highland's Best B&Bs and you can be sure of a perfect stay whether you are visiting Inverness for business or pleasure.

Avalon is located on the A82 Tourist Route ten minutes drive from Loch Ness and a short walk to Inverness City Centre, the River Ness, Bught Park, Eden Court Theatre and Inverness Castle. Avalon has six guest bedrooms, two small double rooms, one king-size room and three super-king rooms. Avalon provides large private car park, free WiFi, a cosy guest lounge, a payphone for guest use and Freeview digital televisions. Prices from £35 per night (based on two sharing)

Avalon in Celtic mythology was an "Island in the mist"

About Avalon

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We hold the AA 4 Star commendation and the Tripadvisor Certificate of Excellence

"Avalon Guest House is just a short walk from the city centre, and five minutes' drive from Loch Ness. Breakfast can be taken in the well-appointed dining room where fresh local produce is the highlight of the menu. Bedrooms are spacious with a host of thoughtful extras including WiFi, fridges, fluffy towels and complimentary toiletries. A guest lounge is also provided"

See our breakfast menu

Below are a few of the 673 Excellent ratings our guests have added on Trip Advisor

Location, Location

InvernessInverness is a city in the Scottish Highlands. It is the administrative centre for the Highland council area, and is regarded as the capital of the Highlands of Scotland.

Crowned by a pink crenelated castle and lavishly decorated with flowers, Inverness is a thriving city with a rich variety of places to visit and things to do both in the city and around. The city boasts a number of historic buildings in the Old Town that can be appreciated while browsing the city shops. There is a great selection of places to eat and drink too with peaceful areas close to the city centre for relaxing and a great variety of places to stay. The city itself is small, compact and easy to get around.

Close to the Centre
Avalon is located on the A82 Tourist Route ten minutes drive from Loch Ness and a short walk to Inverness City Centre, the River Ness, Bught Park, Eden Court Theatre and Inverness Castle. The walk to the city is alongside the river which makes that journey even more enjoyable.
 
There arealso many attractions around the city - relive one of Scotland’s most famous battles at Culloden Battlefield, see a school of dolphins in the nearby Moray Firth or cruise down the Caledonian Canal to the world-famous Loch Ness.
Why stay at Avalon?
Out and About

Tranquil LochStart the day with our tasty breakfast cooked as you want it and made with local produce.

Golfing, boating, cycling and all manner of outdoor pursuits are to be found in abundance in the region as well as a wealth of historical venues.

We can advise you on the best places to see and how to book exciting activities.

At the end of a busy day you will find that Inverness has a variety of eating venues to suit all tastes and budgets. Then back to Avalon to finish the day with a hot shower and a good nights sleep in our comfortable beds.

It's the Little Things
Some comments made by previous visitors on Trip Advisor:
 
Our room was immaculate and reflected Val's artistic flair . . .
 
Not only was our room clean and tastefully decorated (we stayed in the "Nessie Room"), it had everything we needed, including a decanter of sherry!
 
There are many "little" touches which make it a really great place to stay
 
Their rooms are well designed and small details are very well taken care of
Book to Stay

Avalon Guest HouseAvalon Guest has gained a reputation for comfortable, luxurious bedrooms and splendid breakfasts, all at reasonable prices.

If you're still not sure then check out the hundreds of excellent reviews on Trip Advisor

When you're ready to book check availability on the booking page where you can book online

We look forward to your visit

Val and Paul

Avalon Rooms

Room 1  is a small double room with external bathroom (not en suite)

It's the little things that set this place apart from the others

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Booking

To make a secure booking at Avalon Guest House please select the dates you require to check availability and book through our secure online booking system. Alternatively, if you'd like to chat to us first, please give us a call on +44 (0)1463 239075

Credit/Debit card details are taken at the time of booking and are verified but no charge is made

Prices from £35 per person per night (based on two sharing)
Full payment is due at the time of your stay

  • Check in is from 16:00 to 19:00. If you will be arriving outside of these hours please contact us
  • Check out is by 10:00 - an extended checkout may be available by arrangement
  • We do not accept babies - children must be old enough to sleep in a room of their own
  • Avalon is NO SMOKING throughout
  • Pets are not allowed (with the exception of assistance dogs)
  • For full details of our Cancellation Policy please view our
    Terms & Conditions page

Local Information

Enjoy the Highland traditions
Sunset over Loch Ness
See Red Squirrels in the wild
Boating on the Caledonain Canal
Watch the local wild life
Travel through stunning countryside
Even the cattle are different

Places to go - things to do

Ace Adventure are the Highland White Water Rafting Specialists providing outdoor adventure activities based from Aviemore, the River Findhorn and the Strathspey, home to the picturesque Cairngorm National Park.

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Happy Tours provide a guided walking tour of Inverness three times daily and covers such landmarks as Inverness Castle and Cathedral

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No vacation to the Scottish Highlands is complete without a visit to the beautiful and mystic Loch Ness and there is no better way to see the Loch than on a boat trip. Highland Free Spirits specialise in exclusive cruises on a luxurious modern motor cruiser. They offer much more than just a tour and invite you to join them to spend some very special time together on the Loch that has been a huge part of their lives for many years.

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October to March - We have four Cruises and Tours from the Clansman Harbour on the A82, 9 miles from Inverness. April to September - we also depart from Tomnahurich Bridge, Inverness through the Caledonian Canal and onto Loch Ness -  you can choose from eight tours.

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Landmark Park is a year-round theme park located in Carrbridge, Inverness-shire. Attractions include the Wildwater Coaster Ride, Nature Trails, Steam Powered Sawmill, Runaway Timber Train, Tarzan Trail and many more.

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Improve your photography while taking in some of the Highland's most spectacular scenery with Master Photographer Glen C Campbell for a tour, workshop or day's tuition and bring your photography to another level. From beginners to advanced enthusiasts you'll be learning in a fun and relaxed environment with guaranteed results.

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Your one-stop shop for everything you need to enjoy a relaxing break around magical Loch Ness in the heart of the beautiful Highlands of Scotland.

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Munro Highland Tours

Munro Highland Tours offer private guided tours of the Scottish Highlands for both groups and individuals. They can create a tailored trip to meet your particular interests or you can choose from one of their per-designed tours.

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Scottish Malt Whisky Tours

Scottish Malt Whisky Tours - create and provide customised trips for individuals or groups who want to discover more about Scotland's most famous export. Whether you call it whisky, whiskey, or uisage beatha, they want to help you find out more.

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Explore Scotland your way with WOW Scotland – an award winning fun and independent company who specialise in providing fully customised private tours from Inverness and Invergordon as well as fantastic group tours including our unique Isle of Skye Day Tour and our fantastic Invergordon Group Shore Excursions. No matter what you want to do, or where you want to go, our local guides will share their passion, enthusiasm and knowledge with you, so that your trip to Scotland is one to remember.

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Contact & Location

Address

Avalon Guest House
79 Glenurquhart Road
Inverness
Scotland
IV3 5PB

T: 0044 (01463) 239075
E: avalon@inverness-loch-ness.co.uk