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Royal Marine Hotel

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Golf Rd, Brora KW9 6QS, Scotland
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Ranked #1 of 2 Hotels in Brora
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Lincolnshire, UK
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My wife and I have eaten out on Christmas Day for many years now, usually in London. We tried something different this year — Christmas in the Highlands at the Royal Marine, Brora. We knew from the warm welcome as soon as we entered that we were in safe and very professional hands. It turned out to be our best... More 

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Inverness, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
4 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This was our first visit to the Marine to eat and found the experience very disappointing The hotel is a very grand building, but the décor doesn't make the most of the grand features. The décor is very bland and uninspiring particularly in the dining room. The dining room is like sitting in an old folks care home and the... More 

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Preston, United Kingdom
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35 reviews 35 reviews
15 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Stayed here for 2 nights while working in Brora. Room was good and spacious with comfy bed and nice bathroom. Breakfast was also very good as was the dinner that I ate there. The only thing that would have made it better would have been allowing dogs to stay in the entrance room (only because I would have loved to... More 

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Dingwall, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a very pleasant short stay at this little gem last night. Although I had been on a couple of occasions before it was some time ago. I was warmly welcomed both by the staff and the blazing fire. I explained that I was on business and may not have returned to the hotel in time for dinner. The chap... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

Been going for years to see family and nothing beats walking the dog on Brora beach first thing in the morning. Great food, and lovely welcome and we love sitting in front of that amazing fireplace. Thank you!

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Kingston upon Thames, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

A small way in which I can repay many years of quality service at the Royal Marine, I have been staying annually end of May for between 7 and 10 days. As you would expect repeat customers are often made a fuss off, however, it is the understated way in which our needs are met rather than fuss that brings... More 

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managerroyalgolf, General Manager at Royal Marine Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Kris, Many thanks for taking the time out to post your most kind review following your stay with us in May. I am pleased that you once again enjoyed your visit to the hotel and made to feel welcome as a friend of the hotel and its staff. It is most rewarding to receive such high praise and I... More 

Edinburgh
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

We stayed in the Links Apartments which are let through the elegant Royal Marine Hotel In Brora. Situated a short distance from the hotel, these self catering apartments are well equipped. Ours had two bedrooms, two bathrooms, a large hall with storage space and a spacious kitchen / dining and sitting room. We opted for one with splendid view over... More 

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managerroyalgolf, General Manager at Royal Marine Hotel, responded to this review

Dear LadyMo, May I take this opportunity to thank you most sincerely for your very kind and generous review following your recent stay in one of our fine apartments. As you rightly point out, we rent out and manage the apartments on behalf of the owners. There are 24 in total and are all very similar in layout and facilities.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

Stayed at one of the Links Villas, wonderful relaxing stay. Pool and Spa facilities were great. Villa was very modern and comfortable. Beautiful beach view and we were lucky enough to enjoy some lovely weather. Would definitely recommend.

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managerroyalgolf, General Manager at Royal Marine Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Many thanks indeed for posting such a complimentary review following your relaxing stay in one of the Links Villas recently. I am delighted that you enjoyed your visit to Brora and the surrounding countryside. It certainly does make all the difference when the weather is fine. Thankyou for recommending us and I hope to welcome you to The... More 

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37 reviews 37 reviews
10 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Very charming hotel. We enjoyed our one night stay! The room was wonderfully decorated with lots of nice details. The bed was very comfortable and we had a good nights sleep! The bathroom was very nice with a tub and shower and in excellent working order. The rate was a little pricey for one night but it was worth it... More 

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managerroyalgolf, General Manager at Royal Marine Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Nancy, Many thanks for taking the time to post your most complimentary review following your recent stay at The Royal Marine Hotel. I am pleased that you enjoyed your short stay and found everything to your liking especially your bedroom and bathroom facilities. In January we are planning to totally re-furbish the bath/shower rooms in the front facing rooms... More 

Scotland, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014 via mobile

Great place to stop over. Staff are excellent, food is the best for miles around. Rooms are clean comfortable and good value. Fantastic walks along the coast and a lovely beach, great golf course beside the hotel. Just perfect for a wee break!

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managerroyalgolf, General Manager at Royal Marine Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you so much for posting such a fine review following your stop over at the hotel in September. I am delighted you found everything to your liking and were able to take a walk along the beautiful coastline with its miles of unspoilt sandy beaches. Perfect to blow away the cobwebs and relax ! I hope you... More 

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Address: Golf Rd, Brora KW9 6QS, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Scottish Highlands > Brora
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Royal Marine Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 21
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Royal Marine Brora
Royal Marine Hotel Brora, Scotland

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