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Leicester, United Kingdom
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53 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We are on honeymoon, travelling Scotland and spent a night here with Gloria who went out of her way to help us in every way. Beautiful accommodation, well organised and spotlessly clean. Lovely views of the sea also. Fantastic breakfast. Excellent value for money. Would have been more than happy to pay more.

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Wetherby, United Kingdom
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37 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

We stayed for one night after arriving on the ferry from Orkney. We were made very welcome and the facilities, including an impressive selection of teas and other hot drinks. The room was clean, the bathroom large. The only criticism was a lot of plastic and foam on top of the mattress making it a bit hot.

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Wirral, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016

I very much doubt you could find a better b and b in Thurso. Definately in our top ten of all b and b's we have ever stayed in anywhere. We had a lovely big room with loads of space so we could actually unpack and views across the fields to the Orkneys, comfy bed and heating on! (much needed!)... More 

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London
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016

We were recommended to Skara and Gloria by another B&B. We were doing the LEJOG cycle and arrived soaking wet and exhausted in Thurso. Gloria couldn't do enough for us. Nothing was too much trouble and she helped us dry out and sort out some food. Our bedroom and bathroom were spotless and comfortable, with a great view. Funky lights... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016 via mobile

We were recommended by another b&b that was full and we were delighted with every aspect. Warm welcome, beautifully detailed, excellent location and views couldn't be improved- fields, water, Orkney! Every aspect of comfort attended to. En suite perfect and breakfast best we've had. Spotlessly clean and fresh. Host very friendly without being effusive or intrusive. Great local knowledge.Would definitely... More 

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Guildford, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for one night during our tour of Scotland. Everything was great; the room, bathroom, breakfast and the hostess, Gloria. She was very welcoming and friendly and very thorough with her information. She even gave us a roll to make a sausage sandwich for lunch :-) A fab find!

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Winterthur, Switzerland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 via mobile

The place is very nice, quite, good view. Rooms not outstandig in size but clean and comfortable. Gloria, the host, is very welcoming, warm hearted and the best ever! Same is her delicious breakfast. Very helpful also for good journeys. She borrowed us her own maps to find outstanding spots (seals. ..). Best bnb we have visited in 10 days... More 

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Fort William, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

We arrived on Gloria's doorstep on the final leg of cycling the end to end without a booking and feeling pretty tired. We were taken in and from then on it was like a home from home and nothing was too much trouble for her, including giving us a lift into Thurso so we could get a meal and also... More 

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Saltspring Is.
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144 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

Skara B&B is situated just outside the city atop a hill with lovely views toward the Orkneys. Gloria was absolutely wonderful. As we didn't have a car she offered to drive us into town which was very kind. She gave us much information about the area and if she wasn't sure she looked it up and got back to us.... More 

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Groningen
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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

2 nights we were in Skara B & B late August 2014. We had a room with a fantastic view to the The Orkney Islands. Gloria is a perfect hostess. She is genuinely interested and gives a lot of information about the area en things to do. A delicious breakfast was served every morning. We had a wonderful time and... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Additional Information about Skara

Address: Dixonfield, Thurso KW14 8YN, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Scottish Highlands > Caithness and Sutherland > Thurso
Number of rooms: 3
Also Known As:
Skara Thurso, Scotland
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