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Castle Arms Hotel

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Overview
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Family Rooms
Bar/Lounge
3 Star accommodation
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Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

We really enjoyed our family meal here. Nice food, quiet, friendly atmosphere and close to our holiday cottage. Limited choice but that wasn't a problem for us as there were plenty things that we liked.

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank cutlern
Reviewed September 16, 2018

Arrived here at 3pm in the rain on our motorbike ( doing NC500 ) we were early as we didnt realise there was no one at hotel until 4pm ( didnt read booking from properly!!) . Luckily the owners felt sorry for us and allowed...More

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank des110468
Reviewed August 25, 2018 via mobile

Booked for dinner as we were staying in a local Bnb and we weren’t disappointed. We each had two courses and shared some wine. Everything was great including the service. Each had a starter- soup and warm Brie followed by burger and steak . All...More

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank JD0457
Reviewed August 14, 2018

Not a huge problem but we arrived a few minutes early and the hotel was shut. Our rooms were clean and comfortable if a little small. Its on the main road from Thurso to John O'Groats but the rooms were quiet. Food was was good....More

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank Peter M
Reviewed August 11, 2018 via mobile

Wonderfully comfortable hotel in Mey, just across the road from the Castle and well placed for day trips to Orkney from nearby John O’Groats. Michael and Margaret are wonderful owners and couldn’t be more helpful. The food is excellent and the bar is well stocked...More

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank Chris H
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About
Description
Our Hotel was originally a 19th. century coaching inn which has been updated and extended over the years. We took over the Hotel on 7th. September 2012 and have carried out extensive refurbishments over the winter More months, beginning with totally new en-suites for each room which were completed by the end of February, 2013.We have added new furniture and lamps and will be redecorating every room and adding new beds and other furniture to present a higher standard than before.The exterior of the Hotel is currently being repainted and this work should be completed before the end of May, 2013. Less
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Wheelchair access
Pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
9
Price range
$135 - $143 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Castle Arms Hotel Thurso, Scotland
Location
United Kingdom > Scotland > Scottish Highlands > Caithness and Sutherland > Thurso
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
9
Price range
$135 - $143 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Castle Arms Hotel Thurso, Scotland
Location
United Kingdom > Scotland > Scottish Highlands > Caithness and Sutherland > Thurso
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Traveler (59)
Room & Suite (23)
Dining (9)
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MargaretAB10
February 9, 2017|
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Response from Michael K | Property representative |
sorry to say we have now stopped accepting pets in the hotel
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vin2308
November 1, 2015|
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Response from Michael K | Property representative |
My wife was shocked and upset by your unwarranted aggressiveness towards her and she could not understand why you shouted at her in such a fashion. Had you been dissatisified with your room you should have said so at the... More
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"Pick the room upstairs with bath, it is bigger."
crazyed
Jul 5, 2018
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"Don't take room 7 or 8 unless you know each other really well! Reviews of the main hotel rooms seem..."
Davidandcate
Jun 27, 2018
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"The free wifi is available in the main part of the building - the lounge and dining areas. Just take your..."
andysV258YT
Aug 17, 2017
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"Don't come here"
michaeljohnbrown
Aug 7, 2017
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