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The Antlers

Occumster, Lybster KW3 6AX, Scotland
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Ranked #3 of 5 Lybster B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Millom, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The Antlers has the most fantastic view of the North Sea! The room was clean and very comfortable. The family were lovely, very welcoming. We had an evening meal and breakfast during our stay, both were excellent!

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Eyemouth, United Kingdom
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92 reviews 92 reviews
40 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

our trips to Caithness are not complete without a stay at Antlers, huge rooms, lovely and clean, and the breakfasts are huge, no need to eat for the rest of the day. 2106 is the next planned trip, but we will be back at Antlers for sure

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Ryde, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
11 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The location was perfect and having read the read the reviews we decided to book for 5 days b/b;-well "it did what it said on the tin"!!! Although a "recent new build" and fit for purpose ;there were NO bedroom replacements ;ie:-t/rolls ;tea or coffee etc.no sheet change or even a bath room mirror ;.The breakfasts were very very good... More

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17 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Amazingly, no one of the reviews I had read before talked about the mist, the snooker table in the kitchen or the antler statue in the garden. When we arrived to The Antlers, in the late night and after an exhausting drive in the mist, we were surprised by some of those surrealistic details, like the massaging sofa in the... More

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Leschenault Western Australia
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74 reviews 74 reviews
52 hotel reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Having stayed here three years ago, we were so looking forward to returning to 'The Antlers'. We are currently spending three months touring the UK, as we did three years ago, and 'The Antlers' is one of only two B&B's that we made sure to book again, on this second trip. Sandy and Sandra's hospitality is second to none .... More

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Zurich, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

We stayed at the Antler coming back from the Highlands. Best B&B we had on our one week trip in Scotland. Great hospitality, spacious & beautufully decorated rooms (free wifi in entire house), very clean, excellent dinner and breakfast (both with choice). Loved the spectacular view of the coast! We will be back!

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Padstow, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013

One of our final B&B's before returning to the south. The Antlers was welcoming and in a magnificent setting. Our room was HUGE and comfortable and offered one of the best night sleep we'd had in ages!! Breakfast was to order and offered a wide choice and we even took up the offer of evening meal (not to be missed!!!)... More

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Galashiels, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
15 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2013

We stopped here on route to John O' Groats and spent a lovely night in the company of the friendly proprietors Sandy and Sandra. We received a warm welcome, a beautiful bedroom for the night, the offer of dinner and a spectacular breakfast. Good old fashioned hospitality, we will be going back!!

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Edmonton, Canada
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2013

Recently my girlfirend, her daughters and I had the pleasure of staying at the Antlers B & B where we were made to not only feel welcome but were made to feel like we were right at home, Sandra and Sandy went above and beyond our expectations by not only providing us with wonderful clean accommodations and good food, but... More

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2013

I stayed at The Antlers from 5th June to 14th June 2013.I had not stayed there before.The reviews I had read were very complimentary -and I can say without hesitation that I fully agree with them. If I was asked to give this Guesthouse a score out of 10 ,I would give it 11. Sandra and Sandy and their family... More

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Address: Occumster, Lybster KW3 6AX, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Scottish Highlands > Caithness and Sutherland > Lybster
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A small family-run bed and breakfast offers the personal touch and guarantees you a warm and friendly welcome. It is full of Scottish charm focusing on luxury accommodation, comfort and good food offering guests tranquility and relaxation. The Antlers was purposely built to capture picturesque sea and coastal views from every room in the house giving a real sense of freedom. Located 1 mile north of the village of Lybster and central for the county towns of Wick and Thurso. 40 – 45 mins drive from either John o Groats or Scrabster car ferries. ... more   less 
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