Welcome to the Novar Arms Hotel

The Novar Arms Hotel is a family run business centrally situated in the picturesque village of Evanton, Ross-shire. The hotel is 15 miles north of Inverness, and within easy reach of the starting point of the North Coast 500. With 21 Bedrooms, Restaurant, Lounge and spacious public bar. The Novar Arms Hotel is the ideal place for your highland stay. Super-fast fibre optic broadband in all public areas and bedrooms, through free WiFi and within easy reach of Alness (4 miles), Invergordon (8 miles) and Nigg (20 miles).

June 2021 – Hotel Operation Update. The hotel bar and restaurant remains closed to the general public, and is currently operating on reduced service for residents of the hotel, with times as follows;

Evening meals for residents of the hotel: 5pm until 7.30pm (reduced bar service available from 4pm until 8pm)

Breakfasts for residents of the hotel: 6am until 9am

A full takeaway menu is available for non-residents of the hotel, served daily 5pm until 7.30pm (collection only)

We shall be reviewing our operation of the hotel on a regular basis, and we very much look forward to returning to a normal service as soon as possible.

Novar Arms Hotel accomodation

The Novar Arms Hotel has 21 quality rooms with full en-suite. Relax in comfort in our wonderful highland hotel in the peaceful village of Evanton.

Novar Arms Hotel Scottish produce food and Restaurant and dining

Our Restaurant, Lounge Bar and Family Room all serve lunches and dinners 7 days a week including special boards and a Sunday Carvery.

Novar Bar and hotel entertainment

We have a large selection of Scottish Malt Whiskys varying from 10 to 16 years old and a special Gin menu in all our food and drinks areas.


Food & Drink

  • Bar
  • Restaurant
  • Lounge Bar
  • Family Room


  • Beauty Salon
  • Free Internet access (high speed)
  • Ironing facilities
  • On-site parking
  • Free parking


  • Children
  • Children’s Menu
  • Games Available
  • Highchairs


  • Pool Table
  • Dart Board
  • Juke Box
  • Large TV
  • Sky Sports
  • Quiz Machine
  • Gaming Machine


  • Business
  • Desk
  • Fax machine
  • Meeting rooms
  • Photocopier & Printer
  • Internet connection (high speed)
  • Internet connection (wireless)


  • Check in: 14:00 till 22:00
  • Early check-in available on request
  • Check out: 11:00
  • Late check-out available
  • Smoking Policy: No smoking
  • Pets welcome