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Royal Hotel, Caithness

Traill St, Thurso KW14 8EH, Scotland
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Exeter, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The Royal was a nice hotel for 1 night the food was lovely and the service of the staff was good I enjoyed my stay there it was clean and tidy it was lovely and comfortable I would be happy to stay there again

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Carlisle, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
22 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I stayed in this hotel on a recent work trip with 7 colleagues and I have to admit it was better than I expected. I'd read the reviews and was prepared for the worst, however, the room was comfortable and had everything I needed. The hotel is a warren of corridors but I feel it's part of the character of... More 

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Thank Darren H
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A useful stopover during a Highland tour. Staff friendly & helpful. Had a small single room. Looks like it's used by coach tours, so cleaning not so robust. Lift limited to 1st floor. But an old highland building so no surprises. Value for money.

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Northallerton, United Kingdom
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30 hotel reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Everything about the Albert Hotel was awful. The car park is difficult to find and has limited spaces. Our room was very old fashioned and dirty. The en-suite was disgusting with thick mould on the window and surrounding areas. I asked to move rooms but was told they were full. The bar was more like a public bar than a... More 

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Anglesey, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Hotel is on the main street and difficult to see from a car because of poor signage and the car park, at the rear hotel, is difficult to find for the same reason. Staff did their job but without enthusiasm. Room was very ordinary and reaching it involved a long walk along corridors with lots of fire doors and changes... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Where to start. The place in dire need of upgrade and customer service training. The lady on the desks attitude was apauling and we obviously were a hindrance that we interrupted her morning chat with another staff member to ask for her assistance. We stayed as part of coach party and we too were locked out dining room for breakfast... More 

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peterhead
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

First place ever been had been refused access to the restaurant. Due not to having the proper clothes on mmmmmm the place is in real need of an update best laugh for me was they had to check with the chef if I could get a bacon piece not that hard too do tea slices of toast and a bit... More 

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Royal Hotel may not be the most exotic of locations but the staff and the general service made sure it was a stay to remember. Every member of staff went out of their way to make our stay very pleasant, as indeed did all those we met in the most northerly part of Scotland. Even the weather chipped in... More 

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Thank Jack7_13
Aberdeenshire, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here one night on my way to Orkney. The single room was small but very clean and reasonably priced. I had a lovely evening meal and a good breakfast. This was all I needed as a stop over. Would stay again.

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Thank Pam S
England
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Thanks to a rail strike we arrived here at midnight to be welcomed by Michael the night porter, who efficiently distributed keys to our party of four. My single room was tiny but the essentials were there and everything seemed to work. Breakfast was efficiently served in a large restaurant, and tasted good. Then we were whisked away in a... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located in the centre of Thurso, one of the most northerly towns in Mainland Scotland, the Royal Hotel provides a perfect place for business or leisure breaks. There are 103 en-suite rooms, all offering wireless Internet access, Freeview TV and tea and coffee-making facilities. The hotel is close to the beach and guests wishing to visit the exquisite scenery of Orkney can take a short ferry journey to this captivating island. Further sightseeing opportunities can be found at John O’Groats, the Castle of Mey or Old St Peter’s Church. Guests arriving for business purposes can make use of our business centre services and conference rooms, all with Wi-Fi access. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Royal Hotel, Caithness

Address: Traill St, Thurso KW14 8EH, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Scottish Highlands > Caithness and Sutherland > Thurso
Price Range: $90 - $121 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Royal Hotel, Caithness 3*
Number of rooms: 102
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