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Gorgeous 40 Bedroom Refurbishment Completed

Stay & Sleep in Style at the Palace

 

Exciting news from all at the Palace, we want to share the completion of the gorgeous 40 bedroom refurbishment. The Palace is a family run #Inverness hotel and in the depths of winter we started yet another extensive refurbishment programme. This time we focused on creating 40 brand new sophisticated bedrooms and a stunning new Leisure Club.  Both fabulous projects are now complete and we are very excited to share all the details, more to follow shortly on the Leisure Club!

Here at the Palace, we want to offer you not only a fabulous welcome, friendly and attentive service but somewhere a little luxurious; we hope you like the results. Rest assured these are not the only rooms that we have renovated recently, in the last year we have now refurbished 98 rooms within the hotel!

The Palace Hotel was was designed by Ross & MacBeth and opened in 1890, it is a Baronial-style three-storey building, with two conical-roofed towers, connected by an arch. These fabulous historic and architectural features have allowed us to create unique spaces for you to sleep, retreat and in many cases enjoy the wonderful River and Inverness Castle views.

The Palace does not just offer another hotel room, it offers you a unique stay! Each room is individually styled, combining the traditional period features and the comfort of modern living; with elegant modern fabrics and sophisticated finishes. If you like period drama we have lots to offer, grand high ceilings and cornicing, with large windows bathing the rooms in light and of course offering fabulous views. But don’t worry if you prefer less period features, you will enjoy the contemporary and recently refurbished rooms; there is something for everyone at the Palace.

Refurbished Luxury River View and Castle Rooms

Working with Corrinne Muir Interiors, Dovetail Enterprises and our fabulous local trades we have completed this stunning 40 bedroom refurbishment. These lovely period guest rooms have had a complete makeover.

The Interior Design & Styling

Corrinne and her team have sourced sophisticated modern fabrics that work beautifully with the period features of the rooms, including bespoke luxury velvet curtains and complimentary voiles. Gorgeous deep pelmets have been added with chrome studding detail to ensure guests can enjoy both the stunning light, views and a restful nights sleep.

Lots of little touches have been added to the design scheme, sumptuous padded bed throws, statement bed heads, comfortable relaxing chairs and lots of complimentary cushions to create a refined sophisticated space to relax and unwind. Fabulous Art work has been added to the design, these custom original pieces were provided by Tambo Design near Bonny Bridge, including lovely silver frames and soft silver colours.  The soft luxury fabrics from patterned and plain velvets to super soft quilted fabrics and even dramatic shaped Wemyss Azibo bedheads are all in keeping with the classical period of the hotel.

 

New Furniture Concept & Design

Having worked with Dovetail for many years, recently completing 48 contemporary guest rooms in the Wing, creating, this most recent project we developed a new modern concept furniture for the comfort of our guests. Making sure that all your practical furniture needs are met whilst keeping the look consistent and sympathetic to the period features of the hotel.

  • Dovetail have created bespoke wardrobe spaces, with plenty of storage and easy access for our guests
  • We have designed new spacious desks with comfortable chairs for our guests, particularly helpful for the business traveller, a comfortable space to keep in touch with the office.
  • Each beautiful piece of furniture is finished in a gorgeous Tobacco Gladstone Oak with feature legs, adding a sophisticated touch to the overall design.

Guest Essentials

Sometimes it’s all the little extras and touches that complete the overall design scheme.  We hope our guests will enjoy the attention to detail.

  • Electrics, we all need to be kept charged and up to date – every room has USB points for all your essential items.
  • Little touches in the flooring including all wool carpets supplied by Gaskells
  • Gorgeous new wall coverings, supplied by NEWMOR, elegant soft grey palette.

Pick of the Views – Choose Your Floor

The Palace offers 3 storey’s of grandeur, with plenty of baronial influences, each floor offers our guests a little something different!

  • First floor River & Castle Views Rooms offer a fabulous view of the hotel’s gorgeous setting, so close you feel you could reach out and touch the landscape.
  • The second floor offers little more viewing range. Plus it benefits from the same grand high ceilings as the first Floor.
  • The third floor brings you almost eye line level to Inverness Castle, plus you can see even further down the banks of the River Ness.

Unique Spaces – Choose Your Brand New Room

The Palace guest rooms are truly unique, not just a place to lay your head. The rooms have lounging space, you will want to sink down into the elegant seats and do some people watching! You can take in Inverness Castle at dawn or Sunset, spot the anglers fishing in the river. Each guest room offers a unique stay, the grandeur of the building offers some special spaces. We wanted to share with you, your options:

Luxury River View Double Rooms

Sophisticated newly refurbished River & Castle View period bedrooms with lovely views. All these rooms are individual due to the age of the hotel so they offer beautiful new decor, quality soft furnishings, ensuite, free wifi, flat screen tv and newly upgraded bathrooms. Decorated using Farrow and Ball colours, textural wall papers and soft wool carpets under foot you’ll enjoy stunning views of the River Ness & Inverness Castle. Please make sure to ask if you want a Super King.

Luxury Family Rooms

Brand new luxury family rooms – newly refurbished large spacious rooms with two double beds. These generous rooms can sleep 2 adults and 2 children and are perfect for a family break or for couples who like a little more space. They offer gorgeous decor, elegant soft furnishings, free Wi-Fi, flat screen tv and newly upgraded bathrooms. Families come in many sizes so other options are double room with single bed, double room with sofa bed, double room with twin beds, just let us know what works for you.

Luxury River View Twin Room

River View rooms are individual and your beautifully refurbished twin bedroom includes little extra touches like mineral water and shortbread in your room. The River View twin room is perfect if you want a unique sophisticated period bedroom.

Classic Double Room

Lovely Classic double rooms are located in both the period & NEWLY upgraded contemporary parts of the Palace. You’ll enjoy a good sized bedroom with newly refurbished bathroom, flat screen TV and tea & coffee tray in your room plus free Wi-Fi. Perfect for a weekend escape or a business trip – you have space to relax in and spread out. Super Kings are also available, just make sure to ask.

Classic Twin Room

Choose a period and new contemporary room. Classic twin room offers you a good sized bedroom with newly refurbished bathroom, flat screen TV and tea & coffee tray in your room plus free Wi-Fi. This room is perfect for friends travelling together, families and couples.

Classic Single Room

Newly refurbished these are compact period single rooms. They are a reminder of years gone by for the single traveller but are stylishly furnished. You’ll enjoy a refurbished bathroom, flat screen TV and tea & coffee tray in your room plus free Wi-Fi. This room type is ideal for short stays.

The Newly Refurbished Wing

The Wing was added to the original Baronial building in the 1980’s, this entire building has been completely refurbished in the last year!

Designing & Styling The Wing

Every aspect of the building has been improved, we couldn’t just stop at the rooms.  Every corridor was renewed with an elegant and relaxing colour palate, the walls and ceilings were repainted, the flooring is renewed, subtle wallpaper added, the light fittings right down to the door handles! Working with Corrinne Muir Interiors these fabulous modern rooms were given a contemporary yet elegant makeover. Gorgeous fabrics, sophisticated Cath Waters art works and lots of little extras, cushions, throws and bed heads add a touch of glamour to the Wing.

New Furniture Concept & Design for The Wing

Dovetail worked hard to create furniture for these modern spaces, creating a modern scheme, with new wardrobes, coffee tables, bedside tables, consoles, desks not one part of the room was left untouched! We hope that you will agree that the new furniture takes care of all your practical needs during your stay with a touch of luxury.

Contemporary Spaces – Choose Your Room

The Wing offers a choice of 3 room types, those opting for a room at the rear of the Wing will enjoy great view of the hills that surround Inverness, looking South towards the Great Glen!

Luxury Family Rooms

These brand new contemporary luxury family rooms are newly refurbished large spacious rooms with two double beds. These generous rooms can sleep 2 adults and 1 children and are perfect for a family break or for couples who like a little more space. They offer gorgeous decor, elegant soft furnishings, free Wi-Fi, flat screen tv and newly upgraded bathrooms. Families come in many sizes so other options are double room with single bed, double room with sofa bed, double room with twin beds, just let us know what works for you.

Classic Double Room

Lovely Classic double rooms are NEWLY upgraded in the contemporary parts of the Palace. You’ll enjoy a good sized bedroom with newly refurbished bathroom, flat screen TV and tea & coffee tray in your room plus free Wi-Fi. Perfect for a weekend escape or a business trip – you have space to relax in and spread out. Super Kings are also available, just make sure to ask.

Classic Twin Room

Choose a New Contemporary Classic Twin, these lovely refurbished rooms offer you a good sized bedroom with newly refurbished bathroom, flat screen TV and tea & coffee tray in your room plus free Wi-Fi. This room is perfect for friends travelling together, families and couples.

The Interconnecting Room

The Wing offers guests the option of Interconnecting rooms, these are great for families and extended family parties, giving everyone a little space and perhaps time on their own to relax and unwind.

Book Your Stay & Sleep in Style at the Palace

We’ve been investing in the fabric of this lovely hotel for more than 40yrs so you, your family and friends can enjoy a special experience when you relax and unwind here at the Inverness Palace. Whether you are visiting soon or planning a short break escape a stylish welcome awaits you. As a family run hotel we always want to keep that warm comfortable feeling but we hope you like the little touches of luxury. 

Come & stay soon! Enjoy car parking, free Wi-fi and stunning newly refurbished leisure club with Swimming pool & Spa. Make your Summer Escape!   You can book online, email us or call our lovely team on 01463 22 32 43, Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm. Remember Book Direct for your very best offers.  Here’s to a new future together and a #highlandstaycation

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