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The Farr Bay Inn

Bettyhill, Sutherland, Bettyhill KW14 7SZ, Scotland
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Eutin, Germany
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Alright: If you come along and expect 3/4/5 Stars or as Ian calls it "chic" you are wrong and you should stay better in the South of Scotland. If you really want to expect something unique than the "FBI" (so called by the locals) is your place! Enjoy the tiny cozy bar and relax with a pint of Amber or... More 

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3 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

Right let's start by being honest here! If you are of a disposition that requires 'chic' then the Farr Bay Inn is not for you (and I doubt if owners Karan and Steve would want to dispute that) but if you are like me and appreciate a characterful building, a welcome, honest conversation, good food, good bar chat and a... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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10 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2013 via mobile

One of the most beautiful sandy beaches is just minutes away. Great to be able to have an evening meal cooked to order on the premises. Our bicycles were treated well. A good stop on the lovely north coast of Scotland.

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Thetford, United Kingdom
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32 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2013

Mesmerising is the only way to describe Farr Bay beach which we spent a lot of time on whilst spending a night at the Farr Bay Inn on the edge of Bettyhill. Neither of us had experienced a sunset quite like the one we witnessed here...for over an hour we had a perfect sphere of light with an ever evolving... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
11 reviews 11 reviews
8 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2013

We would have been happy to pay £50 to stay here, but it was way overpriced compared with other B and Bs we stayed in during a 2 week tour of Scotland. Large dog behind the bar, very tired bathroom. Old sheets on the bed. Room very tired. Breakfast room very basic, together with the food. On a positive note:... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2013

We almost did not go in, but this was the only place to get lunch in Farr on Easter Sunday! So glad we did, with a wonderful warm welcome. Homemade soup and generous sandwiches. Also great chat. Don't expect a fancy menu, the offerings are straightforward but done well and also done gladly by excellent host Karen. We will go... More 

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Darlington, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2013

i Stayed for a few days and felt totally refreshed and relaxed by the time i left and the hosts Karan and Steve were great and made me feel very welcome, the breakfast was good and plentiful, the food was good, The room was lovely and clean also had en-suite and with tea and coffee facilities in the room which... More 

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Auchterarder, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2012

We had a trip up the North of Scotland the first time in nearly 35 years. We pulled into the Farr Bay Inn when it was almost dark. We were made most welcome. We had a good meal in the bar, breakfast was even better. Our room was warm and confortable and it had an ensuite shower room.. There was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2012 via mobile

I stayed for four nights and had a wonderful time - very homely with a roaring fire in the bar and good craic to be had with the owners. I would definitely recommend this place, it's comfortable, cosy and unpretentious.

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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13 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2012

We had a couple of nights here on our way round scotland this summer. The farr bay inn is situated in a lovely part of scotland and could be a little gold mine with a bit more work. We've rated as 'average' because we feel that whilst we enjoyed our stay, it could be made just that little bit more... More 

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Hello Thank You very much for your review on the Farr Bay Inn We have taken note of all you have mentioned and they are here on our action list We are pleased that you enjoyed your stay and Thank YOU very much for choosing and staying with us all at the Farr Bay Inn More 

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Address: Bettyhill, Sutherland, Bettyhill KW14 7SZ, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Scottish Highlands > Caithness and Sutherland > Bettyhill
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 4
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