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Natural Retreats John O'Groats

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Hervey Bay, Australia
Reviewed October 11, 2016

this is a fun and busy location but it is a real treat retreating to your apartment on-site. Very comfortable and well appointed. Could use a washing machine in the apartment or a communal laundromat within the complex. The breakfast hamper could include some bacon or sausages to go with the eggs and toast. But overall a great experience.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed October 4, 2016

Great location fabulous accommodation very clean and comfortable close proximity to everything storehouse very good food was excellent and staff very helpful would highly recommend this place to anyone wishing to visit John o Groats

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Reviewed October 4, 2016

Beautiful property, lovely location, perfect for relaxation & getting away from it all, the delicious hamper is the icing on the cake. Just a pity we only booked the one night stay, two or three nights would of been much better for exploring the location.

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Barcelona, Spain
Reviewed October 2, 2016

Clean, modern apartment in main building with fantastic views. Only complaint is the lack of wardrobe space, we were there for a week and somewhere to unpack and store clothes would've been appreciated.

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Solihull, United Kingdom
Reviewed September 28, 2016 via mobile

We came as a family for a week in August and stayed in one of the sea view lodges, the accommodation was luxurious, the setting was simply stunning and the staff were brilliant. Would love to visit again sometime. My only suggestion would be to offer a discount for your guests on the ferries across to Orkney, they are quite...

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Galashiels, United Kingdom
Reviewed September 26, 2016

We booked the two bed sea veiw apartment. it was spacious and right on the beach. Great little self catering apartment. I would recomend it to anyone. However make sure you have all the food and drink before their little shop closes. Great for catching a ferry to the Orkney's to see all the sites.

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Reviewed September 26, 2016

We were very fortunate to get a reservation at the Natural Retreats accommodation at John O' Groats, Scotland, our jumping off point for a day tour of the Orkney Islands. Our unit, which included a kitchen, was clean and very modern and comfortable. The staff were also friendly and helpful. We highly recommend this lodging.

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Oban, United Kingdom
Reviewed September 26, 2016

I had seen the colourful photos of the Natural Retreats building and wanted a base to stay at to visit Orkney and Caithness. This seemed the best option in the area. The website wasn’t very good for booking but I spoke to a very helpful lady who arranged everything in double quick time. NR was much more than we had...

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Berlin, Germany
Reviewed September 24, 2016

We had a very nice time at the Natural Retreats with beautiful views and wind and very few people around. It was a very quiet place and the service was very good without being annoying. Thank you very much.

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Cairns, Australia
Reviewed September 23, 2016

A few hiccups in retrieving the keys and a few loose bits in the room (slightly leaky sink, loose hooks, sloppy paint details) due to possibly opening the resort in haste were compensated by helpful staff at the nearby Storeroom cafe.

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  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Microwave
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  • Free Internet
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Natural Retreats John O'Groats is located in one of the most beautifully diverse landscapes in Britain, combining awe-inspiring costal stacks with dramatic clefts bitten deeply into the cliffs, community managed forest with white sandy beaches and Orca & Minkie Whale watching alongside the largest population of Harbour and Grey seals in the UK. Blessed with such natural beauty, there are an immense and varied range of activities you can take advantage of while on holiday in the Highlands. There's an abundance of natural and historical points of interest just a short walk away from the Retreat, including the famous coastal walk from John O'Groats to Dunnet Head, the true most northerly point, plus miles and miles of exhilarating walks across the diverse terrain offered in the area. ... more   less 

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Address: John o'Groats, John O'Groats KW1 4YR, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Scottish Highlands > Caithness and Sutherland > John O'Groats
Price Range: $181 - $372 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 23
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