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Ulbster Arms Hotel

Halkirk KW12 6XY, Scotland
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Ranked #1 of 2 hotels in Halkirk
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Ulbster arms is truly a remarkable hotel with quite some character. I would highly recommend it to anyone fishing the Thurso or passing by. The staff have been incredibly welcoming and friendly to such a high degree. Really a pleasant stay here and would defiantly return in the future to what is such a classy, comfortable and welcoming hotel.

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Inverness, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed at the Ulbster Arms Hotel for one night just before moving into my own house in Halkirk the following day.I was pleasantly surprised at the exceptionally high standard of the hotel.I say surprised because the hotel is located in a remote village near the top of Scotland wherein there isn't much else anywhere around the area to warrant... More

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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17 hotel reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2014 via mobile

We didn't stay at the the hotel as we have family who live in Halkirk. When we go put for a meal we don't have to look any further than the restaurant at the Ulbster Arms in the village. I notice a few of the reviews say they came across tbe restaurant by accident, it's actually well worth seeking out... More

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Dumbarton, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2014

I stayed at the Hotel for a week whilst working in the area , my room was very spacious and comfortable, clean and quiet. the staff are all very helpful and pleasant, with nothing too much trouble. Food was excellent and a varied menu was available, I would recommend it to anyone , whether staying overnight or just for a... More

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Tacoma, Washington
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2013

On a rainy Saturday evening in August, my wife and I were heading back down to Inverness, and looking for somewhere to get a bite to eat. Almost by chance, we found the Ulbster Arms. Thinking that the bar would be best, we discovered it was completely packed, but the man we spoke to at the bar, who turned out... More

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Highland
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4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2013

This is a gem which we found by accident on a journey to the north. We had lunch in the snug bar, near the log fire. The staff were so friendly and efficient. Food was excellent. I would recommend it to anyone passing by.

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Paisley, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2013

I did not stay here because I couldn't get a room at short notice, however I did have an evening meal which was great & the service was second to none - really nice decor which has recently been done - I plan and visiting this area again in 2014 and will make sure a give them plenty of notice... More

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Kellas
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2013

We were delighted with our stay here, Becky, Food and beverages manager couldn't have made us more welcome and was so helpful when we were initially disappointed with the chalet room we had booked, it was clean but smelt a wee bit damp she arranged for us to be accommodated in the main hotel, our room was lovely and warm,... More

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Glasgow
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8 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2013

Trip up north on business and colleague suggested we stay here. Good call from him. Work load slightly delayed departure and I arrived in pitch black through nice village centre. Initial approach and outside didn't look promising but once over the threshold, the experience just kept getting better. Great welcome from Debbie on reception and I noted the traditional but... More

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Inverness
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2013

Another very warm welcome from the staff. This is our third visit and have returned for our 26th wedding anniversary. Wonderful food and 1st class service. our room was beautifully prepared and the attention to detail stunning. My husband asked for flowers and one if the managers went and collected them personally from thurso and had them arranged with champagne... More

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Anthony K, General Manager at Ulbster Arms Hotel, responded to this review

Many thanks for your review, I am very pleased that we managed to meet if not exceed your expectations on your visit with us, we will always try and accommodate requests from guests if it makes their stay more enjoyable. We look forward to seeing you again soon More

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Additional Information about Ulbster Arms Hotel

Address: Halkirk KW12 6XY, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Scottish Highlands > Caithness and Sutherland > Halkirk
Amenities:
Free Parking Restaurant
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Ranked #1 of 2 hotels in Halkirk
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
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