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John O'Groats Guest House

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The Broo, John O'Groats KW1 4YR, Scotland
John O'Groats Guest House
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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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Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Mary and Mark are wonderful hosts. From the moment we arrived we were made so welcome. Rooms are immaculate and very comfortable. The food was superb and the homeliness in the dining area was unique. Try the pancakes, the ice cream. Try everything on the menu. We will definitely be back.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Thank you Mary and Mark for an exceptional stay. Your warmth and hospitality excelled. We loved the clean, fresh accommodation and it was comfy with plenty of hot water. Mary, your delicious home cooking was a tribute to the locally sourced fresh produce. We will be recommending you to anyone who will listen! Thank you!

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The guest house looks a bit like a motel from the outside but nothing could be further from the truth. The rooms are large, comfortable and well equipped. The beds are spacious and comfortable. Mark and Mary are the most welcoming and accommodating hosts I've encountered (and we travel a lot). They made every possible effort to make our two... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the 2nd time we have stayed at this charming guest house on our way to Orkney, and Mary and Mark again made us feel right at home, with their friendly service good food and comfortable accommodation. This is the perfect guest house for anyone planning on going to Orkney or just visiting the beautiful surrounding area of Caithness

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south wales uk
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Only stayed one night on our tour around the Scottish coast but wished we had stayed longer. Mark and Mary were very welcoming and offered us refreshments as soon as we arrived, The guest house is a short distance from the village of John o Groats and, whilst it was alongside the road there was very little traffic noise. Our... More 

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lincoln
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent 4 days with the fabulous trio of Mary, Mark and Julie. Following previous trip advisor reviews we were not disappointed. By the end of the stay we felt like family and also that we had known them for a very long time. Most guests there only stayed overnight, en route to the Orkneys, so we also met quite... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We'd just finished cycling from Lands End to John O'Groats and the warm welcome, the food, the comfortable beds and the kind owners made this the best night of all the hotels we stayed in. Nothing was too much trouble. The rooms were spotlessly clean, the food was good and the company was cheery.

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Hebden Bridge, United Kingdom
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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hotel was easy to locate, the welcome was very warm...Mark and Mary had done some research and were more than happy to chat about my JOGLE trip. Very comfortable room with a view ( Haar permitting!) Food was excellent, both dinner (Sticky Toffee to die for) and breakfast. One minor quibble was variable shower temperature but not a negative...I... More 

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

If you have chose to go to John o' Groats you have probably researched it and know there's not a lot there, except a "John o' Groats" sign, departure point to The Orkneys and of course Duncansby Head & The Duncansby Stacks - as well as few local shops & restaurants BUT no major seasonal holiday arcades for the youngsters!... More 

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Scotland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The recent reviews have probably said it all - the John O'Groats Guest House is truly excellent in every respect. Even if you have no other reason to be in John O'Groats, it's worth going there just to experience Mark and Mary's warm hospitality, very well appointed rooms and excellent meals. Nothing was too much trouble - and daughter Julie... More 

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