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Mackay's Rooms

Durine, Durness IV27 4PN , Scotland
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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The Woodlands, TX
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

Mackays is a modern, stylish, comfortable hotel in a remote corner of Scotland. The hotel is beautifully designed and outfitted. Breakfast was by far the best we had on our trip. Cannot recommend this property enough. If you're in the area, stay here!

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Preston, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

On arrival we were greeted by Fiona, one of the owners, she was very welcoming and showed us to our room. The hotel is immaculate through out both in decor and cleanliness. The room had a king size bed with crisp white sheets which was very comfortable and the shower was excellent. There was a flat screen tv and tea/coffee... More

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

If I ever ran a hotel it would be my dream to have a place in such a fantastic location and with such a great design. The building inside and out is really quite spectacular. The staff are really accommodating and great to be around. Myself with wife and child accompanied by both mums stayed here just for one night... More

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Scotland, United Kingdom
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28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

We stay here while on our road trip around the north of Scotland. I had a problem finding a good hotel so far north , but mackay's rooms kept popping up , so we booked and were not disappointed . A minimal luxury style in the middle of Dourness. The style suited us perfectly ,lovely large bed crisp linen, good... More

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Worcester
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

A family group stayed here and in the bunkhouse next door at the end of a big cycling trip. It is a really gorgeous boutique style hotel situated in a very special part of the world. Fiona and the team were helpful and friendly and made us feel at home. We had our dogs with us too and we all... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

When I approached reception and saw "10% service charge not included" on the registration card I was a little non-plussed, not being a traditional tipper for accomodation. After one nights stay I understood it entirely. The service is exemplary, with our hostess utterly wonderful and willing to do more than we could possibly ask for. The decor is sumptuous, the... More

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

A beautiful accomodation made even better with the warm hospitality and comfortable furnishings. The inviting conservatory and the comfortable, charming living room with its cozy fire each evening provided the perfect setting in which we enjoyed an evening glass of wine in the good company of other guests as well as Fiona and her husband. Having stayed at loads of... More

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Inverness, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

This hotel is a bit of a mixture. Our room was very nice, in fact quite luxurious, with a very long bath, lovely shower (over the bath), massive (comfortable) bed and very good decor. There were however a few things that weren't finished off properly, like wires sticking out of the wall (although I understand they are having trouble getting... More

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fiona m, Owner at Mackay's Rooms, responded to this review

This review is negative on a very personal level and is one, if not the, most disappointing reviews we have had to date and I have absolutely no idea where it has come from? I like all the team enjoy what we do at Mackay's and being genuinely friendly is top of the list - this is not simply because... More

Dumfries, United Kingdom
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

This was part of our tour of the north of Scotland - what a lovely, comfortable tastefully decorated residence. More like a family home. The hosts were very welcoming and full of helpful information about the area. The breakfast was superb - I loved the personal selection on your own table. I will return and would definitely recommend to others.

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fiona m, Owner at Mackay's Rooms, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your comments. We at Mackay's are just delighted you enjoyed your time with us. More

Angus
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

We stayed here as part of a tour of Scotland as our family holiday. The furnishings and decor in this B&B are stunning, modern Scottish with lonely use of colours and Anta interiors. The room was great, big bed and great bath and shower. This business used to have a restaurant but doesn't for this season and unfortunately I think... More

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Address: Durine, Durness IV27 4PN , Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Scottish Highlands > Caithness and Sutherland > Durness
Number of rooms: 7
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