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Scarborough, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed here with my brother and parents at the end of our Land's End to John O'Groats cycle challenge back in May this year. Mary & Mark made us feel so welcome and the evening meal and breakfast was absolutely delightful. The rooms were immaculate, comfy and relaxing and the view from our rooms were lovely; looking over to... More 

Thank Phil G
Urmston, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a great place this is to stay. Well located in John o Groats, modern, clean and two brilliant hosts as well. Mark and Mary will make anybody staying here really welcome. Great breakfast and really nice Scottish Pancakes. I took two out with me every day and apart from buying my own main meal I have had nothing else... More 

Thank ajawwalbow
Surrey, Canada
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed October 6, 2016

Mary & Mark are the friendliest hosts you will ever encounter. If you want to be treated like royalty stay here and simply enjoy. Your welcome will be warm and the hosts go above and beyond to ensure everything is to your satisfaction. Guest house is spotless, comfortable beds, lovely ensuites, food is delicious with very generous portions. Will definitely... More 

Thank Sheila K
Ledgewood, NJ
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228 reviews
104 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
Reviewed September 27, 2016

I recently spent 2 nights at this charming guest house. It's truly a lovely place; Mark and Mary were extremely friendly and helpful. My room was attractively furnished, well-equipped, and had a magnificent view. The breakfasts and evening meals were very tasty and beautifully presented. The John O'Groats Guest House is an absolute gem; I'd certainly recommend it to anyone... More 

Thank TripmomLedgewood_NJ
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed September 25, 2016

Stayed hear on the first part of our Nc500 trip I found this guest house brilliant and Mary who owned the guest house was extremely friendly helpful and could not do enough for us. We wher greated with tea and biscuits and a friendly chat,great helpful information about the area and we where told that we did not have to... More 

Thank macca22
The Hague, The Netherlands
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7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed September 25, 2016

We, Carry, Bert, Gerry and Max have been here and nothing is to much for Mary and Mark. Friendly people who give you a home feeling with a nice breakfast and a good evening meal. Clean and again clean rooms with everything you need. Good location to make day trips.

Thank Bert K
Scottish Highlands, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed September 24, 2016 via mobile

We have just returned from a flying visit to John O Groats, we needed somewhere to stay for just one night and this was recommended to us. The recommendation was spot on, we couldn't have enjoyed our stay more. Mark and Mary are delightful hosts, and have created a great place. It's warm, bright and spacious and absolutely spotless. Our... More 

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Broadway, United Kingdom
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182 reviews
44 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
Reviewed September 15, 2016

What can I say that hasn't already been said about the John O'Groats Guest House it is like home from home. Mary and Mark are two of the most lovely,friendly helpful people you could wish to meet they make you feel like one of the family. The room was spotlessly clean with a lovely view overlooking the Orkneys, breakfast well... More 

Thank negativecamber
Cape Town S. Africa
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37 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed September 12, 2016

My wife and I stayed for 2 nights at the John O' Groats guest house. The hosts Mary and Mark were very hospitable and this was the only guest house out of 22 in England and Scotland that gave us a cup of coffee and a biscuit on arrival. The room was average but the breakfast excellent.We wished we could... More 

Thank Nigel62
Wetherby, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
34 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed September 3, 2016

The owners Mary and Mark are such lovely people and welcoming hosts, for whom nothing is too much trouble. Ideally located just outside John O'Groats and perfect if driving round the North Coast 500 route. Very clean and comfortable plus a delicious breakfast choice. Can thoroughly recommend.

Thank GrahamandSueR
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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Breakfast
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
John o' Groats Guest House Our aim is to provide a warm welcome and comfortable accommodation for all of our guests. So whether you find yourself in John o' Groats as part of an "end to end" adventure, an experience of beautiful Caithness or as a stop-over before or after a trip to the Orkneys, Mary and Mark will make sure you feel at home. "Early bird" breakfasts and evening meals are also available and we source as much fresh produce as possible from the local area. ... more   less 

Additional Information about John O'Groats Guest House

Address: The Broo, John O'Groats KW1 4YR, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Scottish Highlands > Caithness and Sutherland > John O'Groats
Number of rooms: 5
Also Known As:
John O'Groats Guest House Scotland, UK
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“All rooms are good and no noise”
 of 5 bubbles 77bertk, Sep 25, 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are very good and to the same standard. its a bungalow so they are all on ground level”
 of 5 bubbles 430kezza14, Aug 29, 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are on the same floor and overlook the back of the property over the Pentland Firth.”
 of 5 bubbles kellyo650, Aug 17, 2016 | Read review
“I had the room on the end facing J O'g great views”
 of 5 bubbles Raymund0, Jul 11, 2016 | Read review
“Any room booked will be spotless, quiet, comfortable and welcoming.”
 of 5 bubbles jmpenny2016, Jun 30, 2016 | Read review
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