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Crask Cottage | Crask, By Lairg, IV27 4AB, Scotland
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Crask Inn
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Rating summary
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Melbourne
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Ah The Crask. What a place. My brother, his wife, my father, my mother and myself all stayed there a few weeks ago. It was unbelievable. No TV and No Internet (however Mike said they should be getting internet soon). THANK GOODNESS! We played darts, swapped stories with other residents, played with the dogs, played a hilarious game of cards... More

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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9 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were, like many who stay here, cycling from Land's End to John O'Groats. I cannot put into words how remote this place is - not a sheep or a hedge in sight for miles around. The village of Crask consists of one house, and this inn opposite. There is a small well stocked bar (good range of whiskeys), and... More

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Lanark, United Kingdom
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41 reviews 41 reviews
30 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a magical place to stay. Transported back 100 years there is no Internet or television and the rooms. while comfortable, are not luxurious. Instead the hotel is homely and the welcome from the owners cannot be faulted. They have created a relaxed environment where you can relax and feel at home. The owners are incredibly generous and will... More

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Gloucester
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53 reviews 53 reviews
27 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed in some excellent places on my recent Scottish holiday but The Crask was the one I keep thinking about and would love to return to. This place is unique, the friendly bar with the peat fire burning and excellent beer makes you feel at home right away. My room was comfortable and warm. We were a party of... More

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Woking, United Kingdom
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9 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

the Crask Inn is no ordinary pub/ b&b. The food, welcome and convivial ambience is out of this world. If you are looking for luxury, you are probably not going to appreciate this place. Mike and Kai are so friendly, so welcoming. They were overbooked and put us up in a spare room. I understand this isn't unusual. They couldn't... More

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Longhope, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As many people have alluded to it is quirky, but that is why it is so good. We had cycled from John O'Groats and needed a comfortable bed and excellent food - we got it. The best haggis ever eaten, black pudding to die for all in the company of the other guests. You will not find better value for... More

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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32 reviews 32 reviews
5 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I normally do not use hotels and B&B accommodation when I am cycle touring but the Crask Inn was at the extreme range of a day's cycling from Thurso. I could have camped there but chose to book a room when I discovered that the very reasonable room fee included dinner as well a breakfast. I made slow progress and... More

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Chamonix, France
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

I am just going to echo what everyone else has said.... This is a wonderful place to stay with friendly hosts, a superb atmosphere, wonderful homecooked food and hospitality, and what fantastic scenery in the middle of nowhere. You have to accept it for what it is, it is by no means luxury but at the same time there is... More

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Elgin
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67 reviews 67 reviews
27 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

If you are up in the north of Scotland (Sutherland or Caithness) this is a great stopover. Mine hosts are welcoming and friendly. Rooms are comfy. Bar is cosy with a fire. Dinner was excellent and food beautifully cooked (we had the local lamb) There is a grand piano in the sitting room and one guest played the piano throughout... More

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London
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41 reviews 41 reviews
27 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

A quick review to confirm that the Crask is still superb. I was slightly concerned as Kai said 'there's been a change at the Crask' but fortunately the change was only the addition of electric blankets! Wonderful hospitality, great food, all in all an incredible experience that is always difficult to leave. Despite finally making it up the hill we... More

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Address: Crask Cottage | Crask, By Lairg, IV27 4AB, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Scottish Highlands > Caithness and Sutherland
Also Known As:
Crask Hotel Caithness And Sutherland

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