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Holborn Hotel

16 Princes Street, Thurso KW14 7BQ, Scotland
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Griesheim, Germany
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15 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

It doesn't look special from the outside and maybe is not the first place to find when driving thru Thurso, but we had a really pleasant stay. It has been the most expensive room, we had on our trip, but the super quality of the breakfast and the hospitality of the people made up for this. Always important: The rooms... More 

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49 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2015

From check in to check out all staff were really nice and friendly, special thanks to manageress, and Ginnie in the bar. In the morning there was a self service selection of juices, fruit & cereals and the waitress took your order for the cooked breakfast of your choice. Dinner was lovely, highly recommend the fish in breadcrumbs. I have... More 

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Tauranga, New Zealand
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108 reviews
32 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

Booked this on line and was more expensive than the B&B's we had stayed in. Room was OK if a bit worn and oldish. Major let down was a barely warm shower in the morning. Breakfast was OK, served by a chirpy chef.

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Reading, United Kingdom
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74 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Stayed 2 nights. Room on top floor, sloping ceiling and small en-suite, all of which worked OK and was clean and tidy, but not hugely luxurious; view over rooftops only. Wifi was patchy - when it worked, OK. No lift - would be a problem for someone with limited mobility. Breakfast normal fare, cooked to order, but service slow even... More 

Thank Graham S
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53 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Thurso being so far north it was a refreshing break from the long drive as far north as the mainland offers. Holborn is more hotel than B&B and therefore lost a little in the service but I expected this. But it has a pub bar and modest restaurant - "red pepper" only there 1 night so limited my review rather... More 

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Perth and Kinross, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

Very welcoming, friendly staff, great food. Clean and well presented rooms. Great restaurant served a great steak. Although room services was not a regular service, was brought my dinner by great staff, could not have asked for more, had an early departure the following morning (too early for breakfast) so staff packed a great lunch for me with fruits, juices... More 

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Aberdeen, Scotland
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9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

I was up in the area on business for 4 days / 3 nights the 3rd week of January staying just around the corner, but on night 2 I ate in the Public Bar here and had a bowl of their Cullen Skink as a starter. It was so good on a cold January night that the following night I... More 

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Hobart, Australia
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28 reviews
28 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

We stayed one night in a clean and comfortable room on the top floor, with a small but functional en-suite. Also had a very nice dinner and a few beers in the bar. Good value and a nice place to stay.

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Isle of Man, United Kingdom
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250 reviews
194 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

From our B&B in Granville Crescent it was a pleasant walk into town to find somewhere for Dinner. After a look around we selected Red Pepper and entered. The welcome was warm and friendly and the menu attractive. This was not a plush sort of place but the tables and chairs were clean and ready for occupation. The menu was... More 

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Northwich, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
35 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2013

Stayed here as our the booking company my employer uses were struggling to find anywhere else. Rooms were clean and appeared to have been recently been decorated. I was on the top floor so had sloping ceilings to contend with. The shower room was tiny but I had a powerful shower and plenty of hot water. Not the sort of... More 

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