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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 146 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here for one night while on business in the area. Very friendly hosts. The house has been very well restored, nicely decorated and very clean. Comfortable bed. Only grumble was room was cold but it was a very cold night and it is an old house with high ceilings and large rooms. Would not put me off staying here... More 

Thank ScotlandTravel-lover
Motherwell, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
7 hotel reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had stayed in this B&B before and the service was out of this world. I decided to go back for a 2nd time and the service was still exceptional, my journey took longer than expected and the B&B called to make sure I was safe. Introduction was so welcoming and the room overlooks the crashing waves of the sea,... More 

Thank JoannaBell82
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wow! What more could our hosts do to make our stay so memorable? The house is splendid, Royal Dornoch room extremely comfortable, breakfast matching any five star hotel. Cannot recommend PH highly enough. Would definitely stay again.

Thank William U
Singapore, Singapore
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Reviewed October 26, 2016

We stayed at this place only for one night after coming from Orkney. The owner offered to pick us up at the ferry and was also very nice to give us recommendations for our way onwards. Overall we were very impressed by the hospitality and generally on how nice the owner was. The room (we took one of the ones... More 

Thank Drat70
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed October 23, 2016

Raymond and Carol were the perfect hosts. The house is beautifully decorated and furnished, and our room was spacious and very comfortable. We had a delicious breakfast, and Raymond kindly gave us a lift to the ferry terminal for our trip to Orkney. Thank you also for providing good sized towels. Even some hotels only give you a pocket handkerchief.... More 

Thank LJMScotland
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Reviewed October 22, 2016 via mobile

This is a truly fantastic B&B! The room (Royal Dornoch) was absolutely immaculate with everything you could possibly want and very spacious. The breakfast was worthy of a Michellin star! Try the waffles with bacon and maple syrup - delicious! Carol and Raymond are so kind. I wish we had stayed longer but would certainly return and wouldn't hesitate to... More 

Thank Anne C
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed October 18, 2016

A very welcoming B&B with little touches such as a chocolate on the bed and a local map pack, this was a great touch and had I known this I would have maybe stayed longer and kept Thurso as my base for 2 days rather than 1. Thurso is fairly central for the far North as a spring board for... More 

Thank Willowette
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed October 18, 2016

Spent a memorable night in the 'Brora' room at historic Pennyland House, birthplace of Boys' Brigade' founder, Sir William Smith. The warm welcome I received from owners Raymond & Carol was second to none, as was the quality of my beautiful room and Raymond's cooked breakfast, using top quality local produce. Will definitely return, next time with my wife.

Thank Dave E
Stuttgart, Germany
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed October 17, 2016

The Pennyland is situated a short 10 minute walk from the town centre. First impressions are of a well maintained & cared for house with ample parking and an outside deck area with sea views. We were in the Carnoustie room. it is decorated and fitted out to a high standard and is spotlessly clean with comfortable beds and a... More 

Thank RatleySpencecroft
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed October 14, 2016

Pennyland House is a modern, tastefully presented bnb which we found very comfortable. It is so clean and fresh it looks like it was decorated recently, but the proprietors told us they'd been open for about five years. The House is clearly very well maintained. We slept well and enjoyed a full tasty breakfast.

Thank Ev C
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Pennyland House is located on the edge of Thurso in a quiet, but convenient location and boasts wonderful views of the Orkney Islands, Dunnet Head, Scrabster and Thurso Bay. It is a three story building dating back over two hundred years. Built in 1780 it is historically noted for being the birthplace of Sir William Alexander Smith, the founder of the Boys Brigade. Over the past few years we have sympathetically renovated this historic building and turned it into a comfortable and interesting bed and breakfast for our guests. Although not yet rated, we are confident that you will not be disappointed with the quality and service during your stay with us. We have enjoyed putting our personal stamp on Pennyland House and have tried to reflect what we believe people want in a 'home from home'. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Pennyland House B&B

Address: Pennyland House Pennyland House, Thurso KW14 7JU, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Scottish Highlands > Caithness and Sutherland > Thurso
Price Range: $98 - $100 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
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Pennyland House B&B Thurso, Scotland
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“Loch Lomond room has a lovely sea view”
 of 5 bubbles LJMScotland, Oct 23, 2016 | Read review
“All six rooms named after proprietor Raymond's favourite golf courses, all equally beautifully appointed and furnished!”
 of 5 bubbles davee204, Oct 18, 2016 | Read review
“Ground floor was great - thick walls of original house deaden sound.”
 of 5 bubbles angespace2401, Sep 16, 2016 | Read review
“Wished we had booked the ground floor room as mobility was a slight problem.”
 of 5 bubbles pollyc133, Sep 15, 2016 | Read review
“The Royal Dornoch room is very nice.”
 of 5 bubbles ijoseph, Aug 5, 2016 | Read review
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