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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

On arrival we had to wait 5 minutes at the bar before anyone approached us even though there were 3 staff members in the area who looked at us several times. Then we were told they were waiting on someone to come serve us. The woman arrived and told us they had no rooms available even though we had just... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

While parking and unloading luggage at 8:30pm my epoxy surfboard was smashed by a hammer in tow places on the rails while on the roof of the car. A blue VW Golf with two males was parked several times and cruising the streets in front of the hotel and by the car within the hour I arrived. Police report was... More 

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Grimsby, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Holborn is a good hotel in the center of Thurso with varied style of rooms to suit solo travelers to families. Excellent bar and restaurant with helpful and friendly staff. This hotel was fully booked when i returned to Thurso a week later but i still ate in the bar and restaurant.

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Chester, UK
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed here for one night when I was working nearby. It is conveniently located in central Thurso and has free wi-fi, a bar and a restaurant. My room was simple but fine, although there were no batteries in the TV remote. The restaurant had stopped serving food when I arrived (just after 9pm) but there was a good Indian... More 

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Hotel is run down and could do with a lick of paint. Room was clean enough and shower was decent, apart from this there is not many other positives I can give. My partner and I had the worst sleep and barely slept a wink as the bed was so uncomfortable. Judging by the rest of the décor, the mattresses... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2016 via mobile

All traits I like in a woman, but not in a breakfast. 40 mins to get served, sausage was undercooked, table was slimey, had to grab milk from another table, and there was a hair in the mushrooms. On a positive it had a nice shower.

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Thank Alan S
Oakengates, England, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2016

Stayed here 9th July 2016 whilst on the 500 North Coast tour. Room very disappointing. In much need of a makeover and a clean as the top of the door was thick with dust. No staff on reception evenings or mornings so couldn't complain. My husband had a beer in the bar but was very watery and disgusting. Will not... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016 via mobile

I came to the Holborn Hotel with my family, we were looking forward to a nice meal out. Unfortunately we were not impressed with the food we received. Almost £5 for 2 haggis balls and some mashed potato when you can get a full plate on nachos for almost the same price. Then for our mains one family member ordered... More 

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Thurso, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2016 via mobile

Ate here with my family for lunch. Place was dead, lunch was basic tuna on my panini was too wet, my son had a milkshake and it was tiny and cost £1.50 and was basically crusha, didn't even put a straw in it for him. Person who served us was extremely dry and barely smiled.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2016 via mobile

We stayed one night at the Holborn hotel whilst travelling back to Orkney after a holiday. We arrived at 10pm after a very long train journey and were greeted by a friendly and efficient young man. We stayed in the annexe which was perfectly suited to our needs with two bedrooms and a bathroom accessed through a private door. Having... More 

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Amenities

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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Room Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Situated in the town centre this 7 bedroom, family run hotel offers modern, comfortable Bed and Breakfast accommodation. All rooms recently renovated with en-suite shower, TV, tea/coffee facilities. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Holborn Hotel

Address: 16 Princes Street, Thurso KW14 7BQ, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Scottish Highlands > Caithness and Sutherland > Thurso
Price Range: $110 - $183 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 9
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