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Gills | Canisbay, KW1 4YB, Scotland
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Teuchters
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Ottawa Lake, Michigan
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17 reviews 17 reviews
11 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2013

We initially booked this B&B because of its close proximity to the ferry we were taking to the Orkneys the next morning. Well, the location is not the only reason to choose this B&B. Andrew was so welcoming and showed us to the living room and kitchen that would be ours to use. We were welcome to use any food... More

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Saint Albans, England, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2013

My girlfriend and I stayed here after cycling Lands end to John O'Groats. We booked it as it was so close to the ferry for Orkney, where we spent a couple of days for R&R at the end. It was one of the best places we stayed the whole trip, with great rooms, decorated and furnished to a high standard... More

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Dundee, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2013

I want to say thank you to Linda and Andrew for just a great stay. Andrew those breakfasts were fantastic and just a happy house to stay in. One could say a 5 star experience but I think Teuchters should have 6 stars as the rooms are better than most hotels.

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Milton Keynes, UK
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71 reviews 71 reviews
31 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2013

What a find. In the middle of nowhere but for us handily only 4 miles from our quest to reach JOG on bikes. Andrew and Linda are great hosts and lots of fun. We were made to feel part of the family immediately. The house and rooms are very classy and right up there with the best. We stayed in... More

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

The nicest B&B we have ever stayed at. Three rooms are available in a purpose built house. Rooms were equivalent of a 5 star hotel room in Edinburgh. Very clean, immaculately presented. Great breakfast options - fruit juices, yoghurts cereals and cooked breakfast. Very convenient for the Orkney ferry which you can see pulling in from the breakfast room. We... More

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Thurso, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

This is by far the best B&B I have ever stayed at, Andrew and Linda make you feel at home, relaxed and at ease as soon as you walk through the door. A stones throw away from the Gills ferry terminal it was the ideal place to stay when visiting Orkney. Beautiful cooked breakfast with real coffee and options of... More

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Windermere, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2013

Newly built bungalow very thoughtfully fitted out for guests and a friendly and welcoming owner.  Very comfortable beds and very quiet. En suite was very smart with great shower. Guests have use of kitchen/lounge with superb views over the Pentand Firth.  It is 3 minutes driving time from the Gills Bay ferry to Orkney and I watched  it coming across... More

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Ayr, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2013

We stay here regularly. It is a modern building, purpose built to a very high standard for B&B. Large comfortable room (with bed to match) and an excellent breakfast. At breakfast, the view is stunning and you can watch the ferry approaching to berth in the bay beneath you. Ideally placed overlooking Gill's bay (Pentland Ferry for Orkney). A few... More

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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20 reviews 20 reviews
14 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2013

We stayed here for one night in May. Teuchters is right on the north coast overlooking Gills Bay Ferry, so we felt the full force of the north wind which came straight from the north the night we stayed. Fortunately, they had provided extra heating which we needed for that night! The house is new, clean, and the breakfast was... More

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Kirkwall, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
11 hotel reviews
91 helpful votes 91 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2013

My son and I were stranded at Gill's Bay for 2 nights waiting for the ferry back to Orkney. Linda and Andrew could not have done more to make us welcome and went above and beyond what you would expect. As a B&B owner myself it was interesting to be on the other side! The house is lovely, the rooms... More

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Additional Information about Teuchters

Address: Gills | Canisbay, KW1 4YB, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Scottish Highlands > Caithness and Sutherland
Amenities:
Beach Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #39 of 153 B&Bs / Inns in Caithness and Sutherland
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Situated on the coast, 3 miles West of John 'O Groats and on the door step of Gills ferry port to Orkney, this grand, recently built bed & breakfast, omits luxery whilst being affordable! The property boasts a beautiful large flag stone entrance with oak finishings through out, a spacious dining room where guests can take in the beautiful views over Orkney whilst enjoying their cooked breakfast. There is a living area for use by our guests, with a log burning fire. Each of the 3 bedrooms are spacious, light and airy with large on suits to relax in after a day out exploring. The property is also wheelchair friendly. Local amenities include a choice of Pubs / restaurants 3 miles West and East, John 'O Groats passenger ferry (summer months) 3 miles and selection of beaches and walks, bird / whale / seal watching to name a few. ... more   less 

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