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Kylesku Hotel

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Kemnay, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Comfortable hotel, friendly helpful staff, beautiful surroundings, great food. We stayed at the Kylesku on our NC 500 trip. We have passed this way before but haven't stayed....what we have missed.... now on our list of places to stay on our trips North. After a lovely breakfast we went on a boat trip to the end of the Loch which... More 

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Aviemore and the Cairngorms, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Born and bred in Glasgow, we Glaswegians have a saying " Pure Dead Brilliant " which is a way of describing the ultimate. Despite being a resident of the Highlands for many years now I annually spend my holidays in my beloved country and never cease to be amazed at the number of little gems tucked away in out of... More 

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KyleskuHotel, Social Media editor at Kylesku Hotel, responded to this review

Dear 4wheelman, Thank you for taking the time to write your lovely review. We are delighted to hear that your first visit was a hit, hopefully it wont be your last. Hope you return to sample more of our "water of life" selection, yours, El Johnstone More 

Newcastleton, United Kingdom
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22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Stopped here for lunch while on our 'North Coast 500' tour. Excellent setting and hotel has made the most of the views with large windows in the restaurant. Food is all cooked fresh which gives you time to take in the beautiful views (with help from the pairs of binoculars on the window sills). Food is excellent, and thoroughly enjoyed... More 

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Thank cped31
KyleskuHotel, Social Media editor at Kylesku Hotel, responded to this review

Dear cped31, Thank you for your kind review. Since the NC500 took off, we have catered for many a hungry traveller and hope to continue in the future. We hope to see you again in the future. Yours, El Johnstone More 

Kendal, United Kingdom
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9 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

There have been a few changes since our last visit in 2013, accommodation options have expanded and there have been changes to the Restaurant and Bar which have been refurbished and are now more of a unified area than they were previously; all very nicely done indeed. The food and staff continue to be top-notch and we received the warmest... More 

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Thank DMN_1
KyleskuHotel, Social Media editor at Kylesku Hotel, responded to this review

Dear DMN_1, We are glad you enjoy the refurbishment as much as we do. Having so many windows now means everyone can enjoy the view from practically anywhere in the restaurant, as well take part in seal spotting over dinner! We hope to see you again, hopefully you can bring the sunshine again! Yours El Johnstone More 

Paris, France
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31 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We simply loved this hotel. It was the highlight of our stay in Scotland and we would have stayed there months if we could. Everything was perfect whether it's the staff, the location, the views from the hotel and most importantly the restaurant - The food was amazing with the menu choice changing every day. And important when it comes... More 

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KyleskuHotel, Social Media editor at Kylesku Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Niki T, Thank you for the wonderful review, we are glad we were "the highlight" of your trip, a wonderful accolade indeed! We strive to use fresh and local ingredients, which in turn means we change our menu regularly to tie in with the produce we have available. We look forward to welcoming you on your next visit to... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Was so glad to get to this gorgeous wee hotel at the end of a six hour drive. Staff were charming from the moment I arrived; reception, waiting staff and owners alike. The room was very comfortable and cosy. From the restaurant area you can watch the seals play at the end of the jetty, the terns diving and (on... More 

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KyleskuHotel, Social Media editor at Kylesku Hotel, responded to this review

Dear JennyLynnd, We are so happy you enjoyed your stay with us. It's a beautiful part for the world here, but it does come at a price- a bit tricky to get to! All of our team our passionate about the local area and fresh food, which I think shows through our service. We look forward to seeing you again,... More 

walsall
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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Kylesku hotel was a 2 night stop over for us whilst touring around the coat of Scotland. We booked this as a 'LUXURY TREAT' for ourselves as a halfway milestone to the journey. This really is a hidden gem. The location is wonderful. Our hosts Sonja and Tanja were wonderful. Very attentive to our needs and knowledgeable of the surrounding... More 

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KyleskuHotel, Social Media editor at Kylesku Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Dimmocks, We are glad that we were able to deliver your "Luxury Treat", it seems a lot of people are treating them selves whilst touring the NC500, and we are happy to be of service. Hopefully we will see you again in the future, yours El Johnstone More 

Cupar, United Kingdom
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8 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic langoustine and a great hand made burger. The theatre of the langoustine presentation was awesome. The rain came on so we stayed for dessert. The restaurant has fantastic views across the loch. We are not in this area often, but we will be back. Noticed they have some accommodation. Great service, fabulous menu.

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Thank AudreyPeebz
KyleskuHotel, Social Media editor at Kylesku Hotel, responded to this review

Dear AudryPeebz, Thank you for your lovely review, the langoustines tend to draw a lot of attention and photos! We find whether rain or shine, the view of the loch is always stunning- we have to stop ourselves from gazing out the window from time to time! We do have accommodation- 11 rooms to be exact. We do book up... More 

Strasbourg, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One of our best stays in Scotland. The staff is so friendly and helpful, the food is really good and the view from the restaurant is stunning. It was perfect.

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KyleskuHotel, Social Media editor at Kylesku Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Redglam, Thanks for taking the time to post your lovely review. Hopefully see you in the future. Yours, El Johnstone More 

Cape Town
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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a great stay we had. We stayed in one of the new rooms and everything it it was spot on from the comfy beds to the power shower. More importantly the seafood was fresh and tasty and the staff made sure that we always had a drink in hand. Our hosts Sonia Virechauveix & Tanja Lister provided us with... More 

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KyleskuHotel, Social Media editor at Kylesku Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Patrick C, It's great to hear you enjoyed your stay with us, we feel a comfy bed and a good feed are crucial when touring the NC500- jumping in and out of the car to take photos of the beautiful scenery really takes it out of you! We look forward to welcoming you and your family soon. Yours, El... More 

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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A warm welcome in the heart of real Highland wilderness. Kylesku is a delightfully peaceful village on the shores of two large sea-lochs, Loch Glendhu & Loch Glencoul. Set in the heart of real Highland wilderness, it makes a perfect base for exploring Sutherland and North West Scotland.The Kylesku Hotel itself is an old coaching inn dating from 1680, and is situated by the former ferry slipway on the shores of the loch. The hotel, bar and restaurant are open to residents & non-residents alike. It is an independently run small hotel with current owners Tanja Lister & Sonia Virechauveix eager to provide a warm welcome.The views from the hotel overlooking the loch and the local mountains are awesome with the bar, restaurant & lounge providing a perfect vantage point for overseeing the local wildlife - an abundance of seals, red deer and birds, or even our more elusive neighbour, the local otter.We are passionate about food, and with local fishing boats landing daily in Kylesku, seafood is a speciality. Fresh langoustines, lobsters, spineys, crabs, mussels and haddock are available, alongside quality meat & game. We also offer a choice of vegetarian options, all of which can be washed down with wide selection of wines, beers & malt whiskies. We are proud to be included in the 2012 Michelin Guide to Eating in Pubs. Our aim is simple: to tempt you with the freshest, local, quality food, in welcoming, friendly and comfortable surroundings. We hope our wealth of local knowledge will help you to get the most out of your stay here. There is something for everyone, be it walking, climbing, fishing, wildlife watching or simply combing the many deserted white sandy beaches of the North West Coast. We are happy to help you to plan your itineraries whether by car, on foot or pedal power.Our hotel is also featured in the 2012 Good Hotel Guide and in Claire MacDonald’s famous recipe book Scottish Highland Hospitality, where she states that “Kylesku Hotel combines everything I consider to be essential for a visitor to the Highlands - comfort, really good food in an old hotel with all the present-day amenities, and truly spectacular scenery wherever you look.” ... more   less 

Additional Information about Kylesku Hotel

Address: Kylesku, Kylesku IV27 4HW, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Scottish Highlands > Caithness and Sutherland > Kylesku
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Kylesku Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 8
Also Known As:
Kylesku Hotel Scotland
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