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Northern Sands Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Main Street, Dunnet KW14 8XD, Scotland
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When we checked in there appeared to be a mix up about our booking. Even although manager/owner not on site the staff very quickly resolved the matter. They also provided complementary dinner for any stress/inconvenience caused.i

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Thurso, United Kingdom
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8 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Been a while since I visited the carvers, but it is still fabulous! Beautiful tady food, amazing puddings toi!mdefinately worth a visit ! Plenty of choice as well so you don't feel restricted to a set menu as such, a perfect Sunday lunch venue.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

I was treated to my dinner at The Northern Sands by my friends Mr and Mrs Mackay. What a nice little restaurant, cosy and welcoming. The portion sizes were excellent, not too big and not too small. The staff were very friendly and efficient.

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8 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

Room was not the same as the piuctures I had seen. Room was dated. Carpet in the bathroom is never good and the tiles needed a regrout. Compared to other places we stayed on the trip this was the least asppealling room. There was a little noise from below which I think was the kitchen. You could see that effort... More

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Goole, United Kingdom
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5 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

We were recommended this hotel to eat at while staying at a local b&b, food was excellent, and the Orkney fudge cheesecake was so nice I have never tasted a cheesecake like it. Portions were very generous, quality was 1st class and staff was so friendly we will be back

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Maidstone, United Kingdom
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11 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

The room was clean and functional although it did need to be decorated (as did the whole hotel with the exception of the restaurant). The food saved the day really as it was far better than expected. Although situated on the main road, there is very little passing traffic so it is quiet. On clear nights, the Northern Lights are... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

Spent a night here following the completion of LEJOG. Good choice, really comfy bed and both dinner and breakfast were top quality. You will not be disappointed if you stay here even if some of the decor is not the plastic chain variety and a bit worn.

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Thurso, Scotland, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

we went here for dinner one evening and it was Fantastic best food we all agreed that we had, had in a very long time. some of the waitresses need to learn to smile but most are lovely and very attentive kept our glasses filled and fast service of courses. The restaurant is clean and a lovely water feature at... More

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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15 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

I stayed here on a Friday night before catching the Orkney ferry from Gills Bay (a 15 minute drive away) the next day. My west-facing double room at the rear of the hotel overlooked the adjacent graveyard, so noisy neighbours were not a problem! The room was clean, bright, had a comfortable bed and a large bathroom with over-bath electric... More

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Portlethen, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

I came here for lunch with a group of students studying at college after we had been in the forest doing team building. We were all very hungry and thirsty and couldn't wait for our lunch! When we arrived here the tables were so close together that getting into the seats was quite difficult. On our tables was a plate... More

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Address: Main Street, Dunnet KW14 8XD, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Scottish Highlands > Dunnet
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Northern Sands Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 9
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