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London, United Kingdom
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71 reviews
25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed September 7, 2016

Stayed a night here and were disappointed that for the price paid the accommodation didn't quite come up to expectations. Rooms were dated and tired. The beds had seen better days and pillows were like sad excuses; quite worn out. The bathroom was something to experience (or not). Walk by shower, with window onto hall. Curtain to outside window was... More 

Thank Oklaokie
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed August 29, 2016

We found booking accommodation on our NC500 trip tricky as lots of places were already booked up. This place is about 1km down from Betty Hill. As with the other reviews, first impressions were that the house (which is super old) needs a lick of paint and some repairs but the small bar was awesome. Felt like a proper tiny... More 

Thank Sophie E
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85 reviews
30 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed August 27, 2016

Gloomy entrance overgrown with trees sets the tone for the FBI experience. The room was clean enough but the furnishings are dated and the bathroom was cramped and had a bizarrely placed window, The owners were friendly but they either don't have the money or the incentive to invest the necessary amount. The property could be as stunning as the... More 

Thank Dave-n-Fran
Market Harborough, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed August 19, 2016

Was lucky to get a cancellation for this place as the entire north of Scotland seemed to be fully booked. My brother and I were touring Scotland on our Motorcycles and when we arrived, I'll be honest, it didn't look that welcoming. The building itself could do with a lick of paint, the bar area lacked any character and reminded... More 

Thank Alex W
Greenock, Scotland, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed August 18, 2016

A friendly welcoming place.The owner was busy preparing food for the evening menu and still found time to chat and make us feel comfortable, The food was good and reasonably priced, We enjoyed our evening here,

Thank Maureen M
Pershore, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed July 25, 2016 via mobile

Don't be put off by the exterior because inside it is warm and friendly. The bedroom was nicely decorated with ample tea and coffee. The ensuite was a little small but was clean and the water was nice and hot. The bar encouraged chatting with other guests and regulars alike. The setting is delightful and the beach, which is a... More 

1 Thank Ruthless480
Greater London, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed July 25, 2016

My Mother and I stayed at the Farr Bay Inn for 3 nights while on tour of Highlands.what a lovely place, a warm welcome fro Hosts Steve and Karan, comfy rooms and great food,and a cosy bar to chill out in after days out exploring the countryside and coastal routes. We will definitely return here again.

Thank lesthurley
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50 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed June 30, 2016

What a great find! We received the warmest welcome from Karen & Steve at the Farr Bay Inn. The food was freshly cooked to order and extremely tasty - would highly recommend and certainly hope to visit again.

1 Thank Wishaw_11
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed June 24, 2016

We stayed at the Farr Bay Inn for one night as part of our North Coast 500 tour and thoroughly enjoyed the stay. The property is a charming old house situated a few minutes walk from the stunning and secluded beach in Farr Bay. Whilst the building is perhaps in need of a little TLC, the rooms are large and... More 

Thank Elle L
Rockwood, Tennessee
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed June 16, 2016

My wife did all the lodging arrangements for our trip we pulled up after a long drive from Inverness Steve met us at the door and showed us our room which was more that I expected, Karen made us wonderful meals and over 3 days we got to know Steve and Karen a little I found it great to be... More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Nestled amongst the dunes of Farr Bay close to the beautiful village of Bettyhill on Scotlands North Coast, the Farr Bay Inn offeres a superb location for a relaxing getaway from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. With a welcoming atmosphere, log fire, lovely rooms & a well stocked bar. The Farr Bay inn (or F.B.I as its known locally) is popular amongst locals and holiday-makers alike. Built in 1819 and now a listed building, the F.B.I was formerly the home of the local minister until the Church of Scotland relocated to the village centre. It was established as an Inn in 1983. At the Farr Bay Inn, all our rooms have been recently renovated and are each characterful, cosy, spacious and light. Our rooms are fully en-suite and are equipped with Flatscreen TV & DVD players, Tea, Coffee & Hot Chocolate making facilities, Hair-dryers, a wardrobe, extra blankets and Hot Water bottles. An extra bed is available on request in our super king room and one of our twin rooms. Our Family room is equipped with a double bed and a double sofa bed. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Farr Bay Inn

Address: Clachan, Bettyhill KW14 7SZ, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Scottish Highlands > Caithness and Sutherland > Bettyhill
Price Range: $117 - $164 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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Farr Bay Inn Bettyhill, Scotland
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