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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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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    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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Stirling, United Kingdom
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66 reviews 66 reviews
31 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel although says by Lairg it is in fact 40 miles from it, its near tongue about mile and a half over causeway on road to Durness well sign posted two mile or less of the road, well greeted by kate and looked after arrived early but got our coffee signed in.went for a tourist trip with camera. Boy... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The best food I have tasted north of Inverness, staff were very friendly and looked after us all superb. Amazing views and a great warm highland welcome to all of us! Will be visiting again on my next adventure north!

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Darlington, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely hotel in the wonderful setting of Tongue, just up the road from the Tongue causeway. Nice outside table area and free wi fi available whilst enjoying coffee. Recommended stop on way to or from Durness.

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Tremezzo, Italy
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36 reviews 36 reviews
15 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

We ate there (we stayed elsewhere). We had a pretty ordinary meal. The Cullen Skink was "off" but replaced by another dish. I ordered fish pie. It arrived looked suspiciously like left over Cullen Skink...a soup in a bowl with a disc of puff pastry floating on top, edible only with a soup spoon. Accompanying were potato chips that were... More

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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77 hotel reviews
183 helpful votes 183 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

We have just returned from a whistle stop tour of the very north of Scotland where we used to live many moons ago. We regularly used to eat here, at least once a fortnight often more. we never stayed but sampled the dining room and the take aways many times. The food was always great, and service with a smile... More

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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
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22 reviews 22 reviews
6 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 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
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7 hotel reviews
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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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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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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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Address: Melness | Lairg, Sutherland, Tongue IV27 4YP, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Scottish Highlands > Caithness and Sutherland > Tongue
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