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Northern Sands Hotel

Main Street, Dunnet KW14 8XD, Scotland
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21/07/2017 22/07/2017
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    2 adults
    • 2 adults
      0 children
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        Overview
        • Excellent63%
        • Very good30%
        • Average7%
        • Poor0%
        • Terrible0%
        Travellers talk about
        “dunnet head” (15 reviews)
        “far north” (5 reviews)
        Free Wifi
        Free Parking
        Breakfast included
        Non-Smoking Hotel
        Restaurant
        Family Rooms
        Bar/Lounge
        Pets Allowed
        Conference Facilities
        3.0 Star Hotel
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        Reviewed 6 days ago

        Northern Sands were asked to put on some light food for a small number of people following a funeral nearby. They supplied fabulous spread of sandwiches and cakes - a really nice spread. They had thoughtfully put us on a table to the side and...More

        Thank Emma M
        Response from Keith D, General Manager at Northern Sands HotelResponded 4 days ago

        Thank you for taking the time to write a review and for such kind words, i shall pass on your kind words to the staff and we look forward to seeing you on your next trip up north.

        Reviewed 1 week ago

        We have called at the Northern Sands many times and always had an excellent visit. The food is very good and the staff are friendly and helpful. We were excited to visit today as the whole place has been refurbished and what a refurbishment!! Very...More

        Thank Diane D
        Response from Keith D, General Manager at Northern Sands HotelResponded 4 days ago

        Thank you for taking the time to write a review of your visit and we appreciate your feedback regarding the refurbishment and the food . We look forward to seeing you again

        Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

        As a pretty frequent visit to the area with work this was the first time i had stayed here. We are usually accomodated in nearby Thurso. Im led to believe the hotel has recently been renovated and refurbished and to be honest i couldnt fault...More

        Thank Bretti306
        Response from Keith D, General Manager at Northern Sands HotelResponded 1 week ago

        Thank you Brett for taking the time to review your stay with us and we appreciate the feedback which helps us to improve our service and we look forward to seeing you again. You are also correct my name is Keith and thank you for...More

        Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

        The hotel is looking fantastic. Our trip was a birthday treat for my granny. Sandwiches and cakes were very nice and plenty to go round, We even took cakes home. Slightly disappointed that it was all served on dinner plates and not on a cake...More

        Thank stephensons1
        Response from Keith D, General Manager at Northern Sands HotelResponded 1 week ago

        Thank you for your kind words and taking the time to write a review .We are pleased you enjoyed the afternoon tea. We are in the process of purchasing more afternoon tea /cake stands so when you return for afternoon tea the presentation will be...More

        Reviewed 1 week ago

        Great stop after a long day on the 500. This completely refurbished hotel`s New owners have worked magic and provided great rooms, good food and the friendly efficient staff were the icing on the cake. We ate in the hotel and food was good quality...More

        Thank glasgowgirl56
        Response from Keith D, General Manager at Northern Sands HotelResponded 1 week ago

        thank you for taking time out of your NC500 to write a review and i hope you are enjoying your trip. we are pleased you enjoyed your stay with and i will pass on your kind words to the staff.

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        About
        Amenities
        • Top amenities
        • Free Parking
        • Restaurant
        • Bar/Lounge
        • Breakfast included
        • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
        • Hotel Amenities
        • Free Parking
        • Breakfast included
        • Banquet Room
        • Meeting Rooms
        • Conference Facilities
        • Things to do
        • Restaurant
        • Bar/Lounge
        Details
        • Price range
        • US$138 - US$217 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
        • Hotel class
        • Room types
        • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
        • Family Rooms
        • Number of rooms
        • 12
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        • Scotland >
        • Scottish Highlands >
        • Dunnet
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        winchy35
        very confused about this hotel is this a pet friendly accomodation ?
        7 June 2017|
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        Response from David M | Reviewed this property |
        I dont think so, but a quick email to the owner will clear up any doubt, I found them very friendly
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        "McGregor room is large and comfortable with great view over open fields."
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        "The Nicholson Room had a very nice veiw."
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        "WE have not stayed at the hotel as we only live close by"
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