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Kylesku Hotel

Kylesku, Kylesku IV27 4HW, Scotland
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Kylesku Hotel
Ranked #1 of 1 hotels in Kylesku
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Lanark, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Had two meals here last week. Food excellent, as was service. Both fish and other dishes delicious, for example subtle use of herbs in lamb dish. Of course sea food outstanding. Also dog friendly, which is a must for us.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I have visited North West Sutherland many times but this was my first stay at the Kylesku Hotel and I cannot rate it highly enough. The people, the amenities, the food and the location are all absolutely wonderful. My quite particular dietary requirements were accommodated with ease and I was extremely grateful for the delicious dishes that were created especially... More

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Melbourne
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17 reviews 17 reviews
12 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a return visit for us and if possible I loved it more. This time we bought friends and Tania and Sonia gave us such a lovely welcome, our friends were blown away that 2 years on from a visit we got such a lovely personal touch. Everything is right about this hotel, the location is amazing, so remote... More

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KyleskuHotel, Owner at Kylesku Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Pollyannaprincess, What a review! This is so lovely. Thank you. We are trying to do what we think is right. You come to us wanting a relaxing holiday and we hope we have managed to give you this. We are very lucky to live here all year round and we have accumulated a good knowledge of the area and... More

Lake District
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43 reviews 43 reviews
31 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have just spent 3 nights at the Kylesku. We ate there last year and wanted to return and stay. The owners, Sonia and Tanja couldn't do enough for their guests, always going the extra mile. Their staff are just as friendly and helpful. While the food is obviously their strength (great variety of fresh seafood with meat and vegetarian... More

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KyleskuHotel, Owner at Kylesku Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Jane046, Thank you so much for your kind words. It is really humbling. Our team is as passionate about the area as we are and we all are also keen happy eaters. This is an inspiring place with loads of amazing fresh produce so I am pleased to read that you were able to find something exciting on the... More

Valletta, Malta
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great start to every day spent at this hotel - lovely breakfast, the hotel owners were always available to help us plan the day, and then a nice evening meal at the hotel restaurant to look forward to

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KyleskuHotel, Owner at Kylesku Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Barivisitor, I am so pleased to hear you enjoyed your few days up here. We try to make you feel as much as home as possible and to keep you busy, should you choose to be! It would be lovely to see you again and show you yet more places to discover. Kind regards, Sonia Director, Kylesku Hotel More

CHESHIRE
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33 reviews 33 reviews
10 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I called in on my way from Scourie to Inchnadamph for a quick lunchtime snack. I have eaten here many times over the years and have had generally enjoyable visits over the course of a number of different owners. I had a plate of their locally dived scallops on basmati rice and served with a pea puree - yum, yum!!... More

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KyleskuHotel, Owner at Kylesku Hotel, responded to this review

Dear pbjchesshire, Thank you for taking the time to write your lovely review. Kylesku has been know for its seafood way back before our time and its is very nice to hear that we do it justice. Do not hesite to pop back for another lunch snack! Kind regards Sonia Director, Kylesku Hotel More

Scotland
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

Although we had read review, etc, the proof of the pudding as they say is in the eating and WOW what a place to eat! Rooms were bigger than they looked on the outside, clever trick that ! But really right from the moment we checked in, received a lovely welcome, then given a nice cuppa in the Lounge it... More

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KyleskuHotel, Owner at Kylesku Hotel, responded to this review

Dear russ_fae_fyvie, What wonderful comments! Thank you. We take great pride in making everyone feel welcome. After all, we live here and wish for everyone to return and enjoy Sutherland as much as we do. We are very lucky to live in a place of such awesomeness and we hope our passion comes out. The food is important too and... More

Lancashire
Top Contributor
85 reviews 85 reviews
38 hotel reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

If possible would give 5 star plus!!! Tanja and Sonia are wonderful hosts and could not do more to make our stay so fabulous. Fantastic food from their 'seafood larder' delivered on their doorstep each morning and wonderful ever changing views down the loch. Loads of hot water and deep tub to soak in after a long walk, not to... More

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KyleskuHotel, Owner at Kylesku Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Prisoner7, Thank you for your lovely feedback. I know the team will be delighted by your comments. We are incredibly fortunate to have such a larder on our doorstep- it's a great reward to be able to dream up great ways to show it off at its best. We hope you have a great summer, and we look forward... More

Carlisle
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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

The owners and staff at Kylesku could make a fortune in showing all other hotels in Britain how to do it. From the understated decor, superb friendly relaxed yet professional service, well thought out incredibly comfortable rooms and the sublime food and drink. This really is a understated hotel that excels in everything they do. Two warnings though. 1) It... More

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KyleskuHotel, Owner at Kylesku Hotel, responded to this review

Dear UncleTJ, Thank you for taking the time to write your very kind review. I'm so pleased you enjoyed your recent stay with us, even if Heather was attempting to lead you astray!! We hope to be able to welcome you back very soon, Kind regards Tanja More

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
12 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

Why the warning you may ask? Because Kylesku Hotel may just A) change your view of the Hospitality Industry for ever and B) because, with their string of awards and accolades, you need to look at this hotel like you have done too no other, who boast such recognition. So lets deal with point ‘A’: small, personal, professional to the... More

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KyleskuHotel, Owner at Kylesku Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Alasdair, I can't thank you enough for your very generous comments. However, I am a little concerned that you were so busy evaluating the hotel that you weren't spending enough time enjoying your holiday!! On a serious note, you have summed up our ethos incredibly articulately. We aim to provide fun, friendly and professional service but in a very... More

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Address: Kylesku, Kylesku IV27 4HW, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Scottish Highlands > Caithness and Sutherland > Kylesku
Also Known As:
Kylesku Hotel Scotland

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A warm welcome in the heart of real Highland wilderness. Kylesku is a delightfully peaceful village on the shores of two large sea-lochs, Loch Glendhu & Loch Glencoul. Set in the heart of real Highland wilderness, it makes a perfect base for exploring Sutherland and North West Scotland.The Kylesku Hotel itself is an old coaching inn dating from 1680, and is situated by the former ferry slipway on the shores of the loch. The hotel, bar and restaurant are open to residents & non-residents alike. It is an independently run small hotel with current owners Tanja Lister & Sonia Virechauveix eager to provide a warm welcome.The views from the hotel overlooking the loch and the local mountains are awesome with the bar, restaurant & lounge providing a perfect vantage point for overseeing the local wildlife - an abundance of seals, red deer and birds, or even our more elusive neighbour, the local otter.We are passionate about food, and with local fishing boats landing daily in Kylesku, seafood is a speciality. Fresh langoustines, lobsters, spineys, crabs, mussels and haddock are available, alongside quality meat & game. We also offer a choice of vegetarian options, all of which can be washed down with wide selection of wines, beers & malt whiskies. We are proud to be included in the 2012 Michelin Guide to Eating in Pubs. Our aim is simple: to tempt you with the freshest, local, quality food, in welcoming, friendly and comfortable surroundings. We hope our wealth of local knowledge will help you to get the most out of your stay here. There is something for everyone, be it walking, climbing, fishing, wildlife watching or simply combing the many deserted white sandy beaches of the North West Coast. We are happy to help you to plan your itineraries whether by car, on foot or pedal power.Our hotel is also featured in the 2012 Good Hotel Guide and in Claire MacDonald’s famous recipe book Scottish Highland Hospitality, where she states that “Kylesku Hotel combines everything I consider to be essential for a visitor to the Highlands - comfort, really good food in an old hotel with all the present-day amenities, and truly spectacular scenery wherever you look.” ... more   less 
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