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Northern Sands Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Main Street, Dunnet KW14 8XD, Scotland
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Ranked #1 of 1 Hotels in Dunnet
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Thurso, Scotland, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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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9 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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 5 days ago NEW

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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Chicago, Illinois
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29 reviews 29 reviews
15 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at Northern Sands for just one night - a few hours in reality. Our flight arrived around 10:30 pm in Inverness and we needed to catch the morning ferry in Thurso so we decided to drive up that night. Check-in at Northern Sands is usually by 10:00 pm and we were not arriving until 1:30 in the morning.... More

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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We booked to stay for one night, or at least we thought we had. When on arrival we discovered that we had not been booked in, they managed to find my partner and me a room. It turned out that I needed to confirm on the external accommodation website, so no fault of the hotel. The room was spacious and... More

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

My wife and I spent a night here while touring Scotland. The hotel is located a short walk from the very scenic beach at Dunnet. Our room was fine with a comfortable bed and ensuite bathroom with a bath rather than a shower. The room and upstairs corridors could do with a makeover, although you need to remember that you... More

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Frome, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

lovely hotel, nice comfortable dog friendly room, ample off road parking very accommodating staff and excellent breakfast...I personally could find nothing wrong with this hotel excellent value for money

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

We stayed here for two nights at the beginning of July 2014. We had not booked and luckily for us they had one room . Very friendly staff and good food in the restaurant. The breakfast was great. The rooms we had could do with a facelift but was comfortable and clean. The area is spectacular as Dunnet Head is... More

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Toronto, Canada
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7 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

We stayed here for 2 nights in July, 2 adults and 2 kids. There were only 2 beds and the kids didn't want to sleep together, so one slept on cushions on the floor. We probably should have asked for another bed once we saw the room. The hotel is a bit weathered, but the location is great. It is... More

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Tenterfield, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

We found the Northern Sands Hotel to be a friendly older style hotel. Our double room was huge, and although older, the room and bathroom were clean, and the bed was comfortable. We ate dinner in the restaurant - the food was good (I had the locally caught fish), and not expensive. Breakfast was very nice, and plenty of it.... 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*
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