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Smoo Cave Hotel

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Durness IV27 4QB, Scotland
Smoo Cave Hotel
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 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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Biggar, United Kingdom
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127 reviews 127 reviews
44 hotel reviews
119 helpful votes 119 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

We popped in here most evenings during our stay in Durness. We only came in for drinks but always found the staff and the regulars friendly. The pub is a bit off the main road but that adds to its charm. The pub was warm and had plenty seats. Good pints served here!! 😄

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Lewes, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

Just in the area touring and required lunch. Nothing much in the area, so made for this establishment. The atmosphere was not great, bur the food was good with large portions at good value for money. The range of food at such a remote place was quite good. The Smoo Cave is used by coach tours for lunch.

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Peel, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

this hotel if you are in Durness. Whether you are looking for accommodation or just wanting a meal or snack, just pop in. It is situated slightly off the beaten track (a track that passes for a road in these parts!), and is about 300 yards off the main road. Stuart made our visit most welcome. organising our trip up... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

My husband and I, together with our son and his partner, who were visiting from Melbourne, visited Durness recently. We spent one night at the Smoo Cave Hotel and were very pleased with our choice. The rooms were spotless and very comfortable. The food was fresh, home made and excellent with the owners, Hugh and Frances, going out of their... More 

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Scarborough, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Usually stay at Smoo twice a year and love it no complaints at all .Nothing fancy but pleasing clean and comfortable. Views are great and the food fine. We always get a warm welcome and get the room of our choice . we will be back next year.

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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66 reviews 66 reviews
10 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

As a repeat visitor to this hotel I'm already biased towards its charm. From the first email booking to leaving the owners have been great to meet. Enjoy a relaxed attitude from check in and right through your stay here. The rooms are comfortable and spacious enough with tea/coffee facilities as usual. Most are also en suite with modern suites... More 

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Scotland
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21 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

My partner and l stayed at the Smoo Cave Hotel for two nights and we enjoyed our stay but l would have expected more for the price. There is no official reception area, we had to go up to the bar to let them know we had arrived. Our room in the new extension, just off the dining room was... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Although I've never actually stayed here,for the last three years we've stopped off for lunch at this hotel. We have not been disappointed yet. There were 6 in our party including my three fussy feeders(kids) Wow my youngest couldn't get his adult portion down quick enough and my other two couldn't finish their delicious homemade pizza so the guy kindly... More 

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United States
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44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

We were redirected here from Orcadia B&B. The hotel is clean and comfortable. We had a family room for 3 people. It was on the small side--just a little walking room around the beds, no extra chairs or desk space. Location: The hotel is a short walk to Smoo Cave itself. It is also a short drive from the Cape... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 via mobile

I recently stayed with a friend for 2 nights at the hotel, and had dinner both evenings. We both enjoyed our dinners. Of our 14 nights in Scotland, I had one of my 2 best dinners at Smoo Cave Hotel. The steak pie, served with new potatoes and fresh veggies was just delicious. The sticky toffee pudding was scrumptious! Frances... More 

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