There are dozens of reasons to visit Inverness in the winter.
We could list the opportunities distillery visits and wildlife watching, but we’re sure you’ll have a vague idea if you’re considering staying there.
Whatever floats your boat, enjoy it from a cosy base at Mercure Inverness hotel, thanks to this Big Deal.
A short walk from Inverness rail station and with its own parking facilities, Mercure Inverness is beautifully located on the banks of the River Ness.
Recently refurbished, it is a stylish, contemporary hotel smack in the middle of all that Inverness has to offer.
Dinner and wine
This Big Deal has two options.
Option one is for a one night stay for two. Option two is for a two night stay for two.
Both options are for a double or twin Classic room and include a bottle of house wine in your room on arrival; breakfast; dinner on the evening of your arrival and a late check-out to 3pm.
Classic bedrooms all offer supremely comfortable beds; riverside or old town views; HD TVs; complimentary high speed WiFi; en suite bathrooms; hairdryer and tea/coffee making facilities. The hotel has a fitness centre which guests are welcome to use.
This offer is available seven days a week with a £30 supplement for Saturday night stays.
Dinner with a view
As well as enjoying a hearty breakfast in the morning, the offer includes a £22 per person allowance towards dinner in the Brasserie or the three course table d’hôte menu.
A cool dining room, the hotel’s 33 Church Street Bar and Brasserie has panoramic views of the River Ness.
Popular main courses range from the braised chicken leg, with a white bean and smoked ham hock cassoulet to the Thai red curry. The Chef’s signature dishes include options such as the maple-roast pork belly with a sausage and butterbean stack, pear and apple purée and sea salt crackling.
A grill section offers burgers, the fish of the day and, of course, the ever popular rib-eye steak which is dry-aged for 28 days.
The Mercure Inverness has many admirers on TripAdvisor. We have edited the following recent comments for length:
‘A very pleasant weekend… We were looking for a nice hotel, great food and a good night out, followed by a comfortable sleep and a fabulous breakfast. We got them all! From the minute we arrived we only met pleasant, helpful staff… Our best experience was our evening meal where we were served excellent food… brilliant customer service. We’ll be back!’
‘Great hotel. Room nice. Overlooking the River Ness. Clean… nice mural in the shower. Our room had a Rabbie Burns theme. Excellent value for money.’
‘Nice big room, great location… The room was very spacious with a king-size bed… bathroom is also large and modern. The hotel is very clean and the pub is excellent. Great service. The location is also very central to Inverness, with a nice view of the river.’
Inverness is the lively capital of the Highlands. There is always plenty to see and do in the city and the surrounding countryside offers countless opportunities for anybody who likes golf, history, wildlife, whisky or the great outdoors.
Base yourself in the recently refurbished Mercure Inverness and enjoy it all with this Big Deal.
Valid from early January until the end of April, this Big Deal would also make a fantastic present for anyone who could use a refreshing break.