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Thurso, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Had to book a week in advance to get a table , Served drinks right away and given menu, was told what specials were, We didnt have o wait to long and the food was great and plenty of it,Not expensive for the quality Will certainly go again

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Thank Laurence S
Elly J, Manager at Ulbster Arms Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review! Great to hear your service was fast and you enjoyed your food We look forward to your next visit! More 

Glasgow, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
8 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just stayed at this hotel in one of there chalet room it was excellent room was lovely large shower room communal sitting area which we did use. Food in hotel I could not fault breakfast good choice and meals at night were so good the first night we stayed in for the next night. Tends to have a lot of... More 

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Elly J, Manager at Ulbster Arms Hotel, responded to this review

thanks for taking the time to leave us a review! That would be our lodge that you stayed in - Room 'Red Braes' and its great to know how much you enjoyed the lodge and use of the living room area. We appreciate your compliments on the food and that everything was good for you both! Thanks again and we... More 

Newcastle upon Tyne, England, United Kingdom
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95 reviews
48 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is one of the better places I have stayed at in Caithness. My room was recently refurbished and well equipped. The TV reception was a bit marginal at time.... but that is Caithness.... I was on a quick business trip, and while the beautiful roll top bath looked great I would have preferred a shower -- holding a shower... More 

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Elly J, Manager at Ulbster Arms Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review! Its good to know that you enjoyed your food and room, and appreciated the decor! We understand that a bath can be difficult if you are on business! Many of our rooms do have a shower, If you are visiting back in the area again feel free to request... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2016

Perfect location on the river Thurso for a fishing trip. Service and Highland hospitality in adundence. Food is fantastic and has been consistently good over many visits. Fishing chalets are basic, but more than adequate for a fishing trip. Hotel bedrooms, by contrast are beautifully presented. Hotel staff merit a special commendation, who are always so friendly and happy to... More 

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Elly J, Manager at Ulbster Arms Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review! Great to know how much you have enjoyed fishing on the river and staying within the hotel! We are so glad to here compliments about our staff, Jessica is a gem and we pride her on all her great work, she does a great job! Thank you for the... More 

England
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168 reviews
70 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 139 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016 via mobile

This hotel looks great with its Farrow and Ball colours and nice decor downstairs. Our room was fine although the curtains didn't meet properly. Bathroom was good. We did not receive an overly warm reception and the front desk manager had an odd manner, over familiar, verging on rudeness! We had requested dinner in the restaurant and were told he'd... More 

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Elly J, Manager at Ulbster Arms Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review! We are sorry to hear of your mixed experience, The restaurant has been very busy and is usually pre booked, we apologise for the mix up! If you are visiting the area again we do hope you stop in to see us Apologies again and we hope that you... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016 via mobile

The ulbster has a very cozy atmosphere we ate here a few months back for steak night and left quite happy reasonable priced and quick service and the steaks well seasoned my wifes was slightly over cooked but wont be putting us from returning.

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Thank Bcorette2016
Elly J, Front Office Manager at Ulbster Arms Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review Lovely to know you enjoy the hotels atmosphere and food We apologise for your wifes steak but glad that you enjoyed it all anyway and we look forward to seeing you again! Thank you More 

Sheffield, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2016

The Ulbster Arms Hotel, is a fantastic place to stay, my fourth year now and it just gets better. The food, accommodation and staff are all first class. It cannot be faulted. Thank you to all the staff.

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Thank Jon6464
Elly J, Front Office Manager at Ulbster Arms Hotel, responded to this review

thank you for taking the time to leave a review! We are delighted to know how much you enjoy staying with us, and we hope to see you for a fifth year! thank you again More 

Thurso, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
6 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2016

Had a 3 course meal on 22 April which was first absolutely first class. The starter and main meal were delicious, and pudding was top notch. The staff were friendly, polite and efficient. Highly recommend !!!!!! Will go again

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Elly J, Front Office Manager at Ulbster Arms Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review Great to know that your food was so good and our staff made you feel welcome! We look forward to your next visit thank you More 

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2016

Went here for dinner on a trip up North. Very friendly staff, lovely food, well worth a visit. I had the haggis starter followed by a great bit of fish covered in crispy batter while my wife enjoyed two of the specials, a crayfish cocktail and beef stroganoff which she couldn't finish.

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Thank mrheart1874
Elly J, Front Office Manager at Ulbster Arms Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking your time to leave us a review Great to know you enjoyed the food and the staff were friendly, very pleased that the specials went down well! We appreciate your comments and we hope you visit us again soon! More 

Dunnet, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2016

As a result of a recommendation from friends we decided to join them for the advertised steak night. We were shown to the restaurant by Ellie, the manageress and joined our friends at a reserved table. We were offered pre-meal drinks and then our orders were taken. After a few minutes our meals were served. The steaks were cooked to... More 

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Thank Colin L
Elly J, Front Office Manager at Ulbster Arms Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to leave us a review! I am very happy to know that you all enjoyed your meal and evening. Our steak nights on a Wednesday are popular and its great to know how much you enjoyed the food, service and overall experience. We appreciate your kind words and recommending us to your... More 

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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast

Additional Information about Ulbster Arms Hotel

Address: Halkirk KW12 6XY, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Scottish Highlands > Caithness and Sutherland > Halkirk
Price Range: $163 - $189 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 13
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