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“Stylish, comfortable, relaxed - and a great view”
Review of The Marine, Thurso

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The Marine, Thurso
Ranked #3 of 19 Thurso B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed October 16, 2013

This made a great place for two nights on a rail trip round Scotland, and for visiting Caithness Horizons and the Castle of Mey. We had Room 1, which is spacious, stylishly furnished, and has windows on two sides – one looking along the sea front and the other out across the bay, to Holburn Head and the Orkneys. We had a friendly welcome from Debbie, who was standing in for Karen for a couple of days and looked after us very well. The Marine is very smart but informal and relaxed. Although Room 1 is fairly expensive for a B&B it's quite special and we’d be pleased to stay there again.

Stayed: September 2013, traveled as a couple
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MarineThurso, Manager at The Marine, Thurso, responded to this reviewResponded October 27, 2013

We are so glad you enjoyed your stay at The Marine and your rail trip North. It goes through some stunning landscapes and is well worth taking the time to travel here that way. Hope to welcome you back sometime.

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Reviewed October 8, 2013

Lovely place, delicious breakfast, very well looked after by Donald, Michelle & Shona as Karen was on holiday. Beautifully decorated rooms with everything you need, the beds were really comfy and the bathrooms great. Thoroughly enjoyed our stay.

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MarineThurso, Owner at The Marine, Thurso, responded to this reviewResponded October 27, 2013

Thank you Sarah, so pleased the team took good care of you in my absence and we hope you come again !

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Reviewed October 2, 2013

Had 3 very comfortable and idyllic days in this B&B at the Northern most town on the UK Mainland. We were in Bedroom 1 with a huge King Size bed, incredible view of the sea, and a very luxurious bathroom with a double shower. Debbie couldn't have been more helpful or friendly and her cooked breakfasts were something to look forward to in the morning. The place was decorated very tastefully, with comfort very much the priority. The dining room was very warm and nicely furnished, with the beautiful sun room, looking out onto the vast ocean. Absolutely wonderful. Would definitely recommend if you fancy a holiday in the Highlands, with easy access to lots of great places to visit.

  • Stayed: October 2013, traveled as a couple
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MarineThurso, Manager at The Marine, Thurso, responded to this reviewResponded October 27, 2013

Thank you Abbie, so glad Debbie took care of you so well. Hopefully l will get a chance to look after you next time :-)

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Reviewed September 19, 2013

Thanks Karen!
This establishment is stylish, sophisticated and very sumptuous!
We were initially skeptical, having looking at the limited reviews, but were well rewarded with our decision to stay.
The Marine is a relatively new player on the block but has raised the standard beyond anything else available. It's simply gorgeous & probably the ONLY place place to lay your head in Thurso!
Single malts & shortbread enjoyed on our arrival coupled with fabulous views of the Shetlands from the Sun Room was an experience hard to beat.
B&B's don't get any better than this!
No contest! :-)

  • Stayed: August 2013, traveled as a couple
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MarineThurso, Owner at The Marine, Thurso, responded to this reviewResponded October 27, 2013

My goodness Mike l am delighted we allayed your skepticism and humbled by such kind words. We have only been open since March and as well as our reviews here there are a lot more on Booking.com, all very positive we are happy to report ! It is all the more worthwhile when our guests appreciate our brand of hospitality. Come back soon !

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Reviewed September 19, 2013

What a wonderful B & B this is. So tastefully decorated, and a lovely conservatory/sun room to sit in and watch the sea. Beautifully furnished and comfortable, and the breakfasts are excellent. Highly recommended.

Stayed: September 2013, traveled with friends
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MarineThurso, Owner at The Marine, Thurso, responded to this reviewResponded October 27, 2013

Thank you Alan, l am so glad you all enjoyed your stay, the 'cards' and the whiskies ! We appreciate you making that long trip North :-)

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Reviewed September 12, 2013

Three of us were cycling the End to End and chose the Marine to celebrate our achievement. We were not disappointed. A delicious meal in the tastefully decorated dining room, with a spectacular sea view, a very comfortable night, and a hearty breakfast of haddock and two poached eggs. The whole experience enriched our trip.

  • Stayed: September 2013, traveled with friends
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TheMarineThurso, Owner at The Marine, Thurso, responded to this reviewResponded September 22, 2013

Thank you, glad to be of assistance. Hope your long journey home was not too tiresome and you have recovered from those long days 'in the saddle' ! :-)

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Reviewed September 11, 2013

The Marine is a three bedroom B & B right on the seafront at Thurso. Our bedroom had a double aspect sea view which was absolutely stunning. The standard of the room was excellent which was reflected in the whole property and in the service we received. Wonderful stay and would not hesitate to recommend. Here is someone (Karen) who knows how to offer excellent service and facilities. What a joy it was to stay there. Thank you.

  • Stayed: August 2013, traveled with family
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TheMarineThurso, Owner at The Marine, Thurso, responded to this reviewResponded September 22, 2013

Thank you both. Makes it so rewarding when we get appreciated ! Glad you enjoyed my shortbread and we helped make your trip to the far North a good one. Hope to see you again.

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Address: The Marine 38-40 Shore Street, Thurso KW14 8BN, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Scottish Highlands > Caithness and Sutherland > Thurso
Amenities:
Beach Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #3 of 19 B&Bs / Inns in Thurso
Price Range: $109 - $150 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Brand new, luxury bed and breakfast on the sea front on Scotland's rugged North coast. Opened in Spring 2013, The Marine was formerly a public house. It closed its doors mid 1990s and is now an outstanding home on Thurso's seafront with 3 superior en-suite rooms. Dining room/ conservatory has outstanding views of the bay, Orkney Isles and the Pentland Firth. ... more   less 
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