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The Craggan Hotel

Melness | Lairg, Sutherland, Tongue IV27 4YP, Scotland
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Ranked #4 of 4 hotels in Tongue
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014 via mobile

The Craggan hotel is an oasis in the middle of the most beautiful part of Scotland I have ever visited. On arrival we were met with the warmest of welcome and a menu fit for a king. Nothing was too much trouble and the choice if fresh, homemade food was overwhelming..... Kate and Tracey made us feel at home immediately... More

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Inverness, United Kingdom
19 reviews 19 reviews
5 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

I have not been to the Craggan for three years, it was good then but it has improved considerably, a very friendly greeting real fire (this is Scotland) and excellent menu, the sea food is obviously a speciallity.

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Thurso, Scotland, United Kingdom
12 reviews 12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014 via mobile

Stopped for a meal on our way from Durness to Thurso. Have been before so that is why we went again and we were not disappointed. Good food, reasonable price and attentive service. We will visit again on our travels.

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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2013

We had a very pleasant stay in this hotel : the location with the splendid view, people are warm and welcoming, the food is very good, and the bedroom was (very small but) cosy. There was just one big problem : the noise !!! There is unfortunately one bathroom for several bedrooms, and during the single night we spent here,... More

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Brentwood, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2013

The Melness area is stunning for its scenery - unlike the hotel itself, which is an ugly building. The room was very small for a double (no view) and not well designed - a wardrobe but nowhere to put anything. Sharing a bathroom for 4 rooms is pushing it. The welcome (when we could find someone) was warm, friendly and... More

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York, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2013

I spent just one night here on a touring holiday of Scotland. The Craggan is a delightful, simple place to stay, with excellent, friendly service, good food and some superb views from the rooms. My room was tiny and, like the other three rooms, was not en-suite, but this wasn't a problem. I had a wash basin in my room,... More

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Newton Abbot, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2013

We walked here from a local B&B as we did not want to drive back out to Tongue or further afield for an evening meal. The menu is pricey and some of the food combinations put us off certain main meal choices but our meals were pleasant enough although some of the chef's ideas worked a little better than others.... More

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2013

We stopped here for an early dinner on our way to Thurso from Durness. The meal was lovely and, although a bit more expensive than what we'd normally pay, the waitresses were friendly and we'll definitely go back.

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5 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2013

This hotel experience rated 4.5 stars definitely calls Trip Advisor's star ratings into question. On arriving at The Craggan Hotel we were taken aback at it's shabby appearance and I now realise why they show a sea view rather than the front of the hotel on their website. The hotel's restaurant is fine and the service was helpful and friendly.... More

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Derby, United Kingdom
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66 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2013

Hotel is well signposted which was a relief after 7 hours of driving to get here while the satellite told me the place does not exist!!. The welcome by Michelle was extremely warming and set the tone for our 1 night stay. We were quickly shown to our rooms. We had Room 1 (single occupancy) even though, there were 2... More

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Address: Melness | Lairg, Sutherland, Tongue IV27 4YP, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Scottish Highlands > Caithness and Sutherland > Tongue
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
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