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Ness Walk Hotel
During my press trip with Singleton Glen Ord we had the pleasure of staying at Ness Walk Hotel.
Ness Walk is a 5 star hotel in Inverness, about a 20 minute walk from the train station located right by the river Ness. I had a room on the first floor, which is accessible with a lift and on the ground floor you’ll find the lobby, reception, bar and restaurant. My room was one of the Oak rooms and features a king size bed, a desk, armchairs, minibar in a little fridge as well as coffee, hot chocolate & tea making facilities with complimentary biscuits.
The windows overlooked the courtyard and in spite of having the windows open there was no issue of any noises, besides some bright and early seagulls, but I personally don’t mind them at all. There was one bathroom with a bath and rainfall shower and a separate room for the toilet. There’s Arran Sense of Scotland toiletries such as shampoo, conditioner, body wash and also a razor & shaving cream, tooth brush and tooth paste as well as a comb.
In the evening we all met up in the bar which is located right by the restaurant. I tried a Singleton Whisky Sour (obviously continuing the theme of the evening!), Talker Whisky Sour (can you tell I like a sour?) and a Dalwhinnie Old Fashioned to finish. I always like a sour but the old fashioned was the stand out for me as it had some gorgeous orange notes that went really well with the whisky so would definitely recommend trying one if you visit.
And on to one of the most important factors of a hotel: the breakfast. It was served in the restaurant and the continental options were all set up on the bar and offered one of the most varied layouts I’ve seen. Everything from salmon, to various cereal, fruit, cheese, breads, juice and sweeter alternatives and it all looks really fresh and inviting. I had some of the salmon on toast which was served by the table and it was some really good salmon. They also offered a menu of breakfast mains where I had the sourdough with guacamole and poached egg which was lovely as well. I’d definitely score this breakfast highly and it really matched the rest of the experience of the hotel.
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