Dounreay, Highland, United Kingdom Hotels (10 miles raduis)
Best known for its Nuclear sites Dounreay is easily overlooked by those enthusiastic to visit the bigger towns and villages en route through the NC500. The nuclear site is in the process of being decommissioned which means activity has rapidly decreased in recent years however a small visitor centre exists at the car park where you can discover how nuclear work in the area ensured thousands of jobs and changed the landscape of the area.
To find out more about the area itself try stopping off at the museum in Thurso where there is plenty more information to be had and lots of photographs of Dounreay at its best.
Ideally located in the heart of the North Coast, the Melvich Hotel offers a bar and a restaurant, overlooking Melvich Bay. With free private parking, it is just 20 minutes’ walk from the Halladale River. With some parts dating back to the 1830s, the Melvich Hotel offers rooms with a flat-screen TV, tea and coffee making facilities, and an en suite shower room. Some rooms boast views over Melvich Bay and the Pentland Firth.
Fabulous 8.6 259 reviews
Royal Hotel ‘A Bespoke Hotel’
This property is 5 minutes walk from the beach. Located close to the centre of the small town of Thurso, this is an excellent base for exploring the North Coast. Central for business or leisure, near to bus station and train station, the Royals friendly atmosphere is unmatched. Situated in the town centre all amenities, including an interesting selection of shops, are within easy walking distance. A perfect base for business, with the friendly public bar and ambiance of the Orkney Restaurant, the Royal Hotel will cater for all your needs.
Good 6.9 970 reviews
This property is 11 minutes walk from the beach. The Park Hotel - Where the atmosphere & surroundings are as welcoming as the food. Why not go all the way! To Caithness, the land beyond the Highlands and enjoy the hospitality at the Park Hotel. The Park Hotel is an ideal base for touring the beautiful north coast of Scotland or sailing to The Orkney Isles. Explore, enjoy and take in the dramatic landscapes & seascapes.
Very good 8.4 266 reviews
St Clair Hotel
This property is 6 minutes walk from the beach. Centrally located hotel in the heart of Thurso, ideal for business or leisure travel. We offer relaxed surroundings and friendly service to help you unwind and recharge your batteries at the end of the day. St Clair offers a warm welcome. The bedrooms have the essential direct dial telephone, television with Freeview and en suite shower rooms with complimentary toiletries.
Very good 8.2 313 reviews
This property is 7 minutes walk from the beach. Very close to Thurso Train Station, this hotel has free Wi-Fi, free public parking and comfortable rooms with Freeview TV. Station Hotel serves fine Scottish meat cooked in a traditional style. There is a good selection of drinks including several whiskeys. Full English breakfast is included in your room rate.
Very good 8.3 285 reviews
This property is 4 minutes walk from the beach. The Holborn is a family run hotel situated in Thurso, a 5-minute walk to the beach. It offers en suite bedrooms with tea and coffee making facilities, TV and free Wi-Fi. The hotel is also within walking distance to the town centre, river walks and quaint harbour areas. The Castle of Mey and the Orkney Ferry Terminal are all nearby.
Good 7.7 131 reviews
2mayfield cottage is a holiday home with free WiFi, located in Thurso. The unit is 24 km from John O Groats. Free private parking is available on site. A flat-screen TV is featured. The nearest airport is Wick Airport, 25 km from the property.
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The Inn @ Y-Not
The Inn @ Y-Not is situated in the heart of the coastal town of Thurso, within 10-minutes' walk from all amenities, shops, bars and restaurants. It offers en suite accommodation with free Wi-Fi, free parking, a bar and a restaurant. All rooms at The Inn @ Y-Not include a flat-screen TV, tea/coffee making facilities and a hairdryer.
Very good 8.4 309 reviews
Offering a restaurant serving fresh Caithness seafood, Pentland Hotel is centrally located in Thurso and provides free WiFi access in public areas. A lounge bar with snacks is at the guests' disposal. Rooms here come with a flat-screen cable TV, a desk, coffee and tea facilities and a view of the garden. The private bathrooms are fitted with a bath or a shower and a hairdryer. Free toiletries are provided.
Good 7.7 325 reviews
Olrig House Country B&B
Olrig House is pure luxury and space and true Scottish hospitality. Olrig Estate is abundant in nature and horses. Its even possible to house your horse too both in stable and field. We have all sorts of gear. All rooms have newly renovated, private bathrooms and toilets, extra large comfortable beds and a fireplace. Please take time to walk the grounds of the Estate, the beaches and visit the many sights in Caithness.
Superb 9.0 156 reviews
The Ferry Inn
The last hotel on the A9, The Ferry Inn at Scrabster is newly renovated and has wonderful sea views. Just north of Thurso, Scrabster Harbour is the gateway to the Orkney Islands. The renowned restaurant, The Upperdeck, has a fantastic steakhouse and also specialises in locally caught seafood. The lively Popeye’s is a public bar with a wide-screen TV showing sporting events.
Ver good 8.3 358 reviews
Ulbster Arms Hotel
On the banks of the River Thurso in the village of Halkirk, this hotel is a 10-minute drive from Thurso town centre. It is built from Caithness stone, and has free Wi-Fi and free parking on site. Once a blacksmith’s workshop, the bar at Ulbster Arms Hotel offers a range of drinks and has a 42-inch plasma TV. A full cooked breakfast is provided each morning, and lunch and evening meals are served in Anglers Nook.
Fabulous 8.6 73 reviews
An ocean view with breakfast. A hop, skip and a jump to the ocean edge. Watch the surf come up. Catch an otter playing at the side of the Pentland Firth. Glimpse the Northern Lights from your bedroom window. All this can be possible at The Marine. This property also has one of the best-rated locations in Thurso! Guests are happier about it compared to other properties in the area.
Superb 9.4 63 reviews
Featuring a garden, Riverbank House is a holiday home set in Thurso. The property is 27 km from John O Groats and free private parking is provided. The kitchen has an oven. A TV and DVD player is featured. There is a private bathroom with a bath or shower. The nearest airport is Wick Airport, 29 km from the property.
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Bed and Breakfast at 4
This property is 4 minutes walk from the beach. A stylish bed and breakfast in mainland Scotland’s most northerly town, Bed and Breakfast at 4 in Thurso enjoys a town centre location just 5 minutes’ drive from the ferry to Orkney. It offers free parking and Wi-Fi, plus a TV lounge and garden. Each room has en suite bathroom facilities with shower or bath and complementary toiletries. There is a flat-screen TV, hairdryer and tea and coffee facilities in all rooms.
Superb 9.4 334 reviews
Four Winds is a holiday home situated in Portskerra in the Highlands Region and is 24 km from Thurso. It provides free private parking. The unit equipped with a kitchen with an oven and toaster. A TV and DVD player are provided. There is a private bathroom with a bath.
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Just 4.8 km from Thurso, mainland Scotland’s most northerly town, Valleyview House offers stylish accommodation and high-quality breakfasts. Styled by its interior designer owner, this B&B provides free parking and WiFi. Each guest room has a flat-screen TV with DVD player, fridge, seating area and tea and coffee facilities. The en suite shower room has a hairdryer and toiletries provided.
Superb 9.4 290 reviews
Gladstone Cottage is a holiday home located in Castletown, 7 km from Thurso. The unit is 20 km from John O Groats. There is a dining area and a kitchen complete with an oven, a toaster and fridge. Towels and bed linen are provided at Gladstone Cottage. There is a private bathroom with a bath or shower.
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The Weigh Inn Lodges
This property is 9 minutes walk from the beach. The Weigh Inn Motel is located in Thurso, a short walk to the coast. Thurso Rail Station is a 5-minute drive from on the hotel and 2 minutes' drive from the Orkney Ferry Terminal. All bedrooms have their own bathroom and include tea/coffee making facilities.
Good 6.9 200 reviews
Featuring free WiFi and a sun terrace, Sengas B&B offers accommodation in Halkirk. Free private parking is available on site. Some units feature a seating area where you can relax. Certain rooms include views of the river or garden. A flat-screen TV is provided.
Superb 9.3 109 reviews
Our house has a history of providing refreshment and rest for the weary traveller.Today, Thurso House is the only B&B in town to offer Room Only accommodation if that's your choice. Thurso House is a wee traditional stone cottage, and the home of Michael and Sheila Elder. The house is over a hundred years old, and situated in the oldest residential area of Thurso .
Very good 8.3 83 reviews
Set in over an acre of private walled garden, Camfield House B&B is located in Thurso. Free parking and free high-speed WiFi access is available at this property. Caithness Horizons Museum is a 10-minute walk away. Each room at Camfield House features a satellite TV, a desk and tea/*coffee making facilities. The en suite bathrooms come with bathrobes, slippers and free toiletries.
Exceptional 9.9 105 reviews
The Weigh Inn Hotel
This property is 9 minutes walk from the beach. The Weigh Inn Hotel overlooks the Pentland Firth and has panoramic views of the Orkney Islands. The Orkney car ferry is 2 minutes away. The hotel is located on the outskirts of Thurso. It is close to the A9 to Scrabster Harbour, and the main road to the west coast of the Highlands.
Good 7.9 31 reviews
Sandra's Backpackers is set in the centre of Thurso, the UK’s most northerly town. This simple hostel offers rooms and dorms with free Wi-Fi, shared bathrooms, free bed linen and towels. Each of the dorms and rooms at Sandra’s Backpackers has a TV, and either a double bed or bunk beds.
Good 6.8 406 reviews
Offering stunning views over Torrisdale Bay and the sea, Bettyhill Hotel is located in Bettyhill and features an a-la-carte restaurant, a bar, garden and terrace. Free Wi-Fi access is available. Each room comes with a flat-screen TV, tea and coffee making facilities and a view.
Superb 9.1 900 reviews
Farr Bay Inn
Dating back to 1819, the listed Farr Bay Inn is just 3 minutes’ walk from the beautiful Farr Bay. With a restaurant, a cosy bar, and a beer garden, it is a 15-minute walk from Bettyhill. Each room includes a flat-screen TV with a DVD player and tea and coffee making facilities.
Very good 8.5 254 reviews
This property is 10 minutes walk from the beach. This small, family-run hotel has free Wi-Fi and free parking. It is in the centre of Castletown, close to Thurso and Wick and only minutes from the Castle of Mey. The perfect venue for your visit to the Far North, the Castletown Hotel is near to the surfing and fishing at Dunnet Bay. It is also close to all 3 Orkney ferry ports.
Very good 264 reviews
Farr Cottage has beautiful views across the sea; is a ten minute walk across a field to a stunning beach. The area has been classified as one of 'outstanding natural beauty'. It has secure parking for cars and bicycles and is private and very quiet. Evening meals are offered to a very high standard and a warm welcome is always ensured.
Exceptional 9.5 101 reviews
Scotland Far North Coast B&B Armadale House
Scotland Far North Coast B&B Armadale House offers accommodation in Armadale in the far north of Scotland. Free private parking is available on site. All rooms have a private bathroom. Scotland Far North Coast B&B Armadale House features free WiFi throughout the property.
Fabulous 8.8 146 reviews
Red House is a holiday home set in Strathy, 28 km from Thurso. It provides free private parking. The kitchen is fitted with an oven and a toaster. A TV and DVD player are provided. There is a private bathroom with a bath or shower.
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