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Inverness, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago NEWvia mobile

We stayed here for one night and from the moment we arrived to when we left, Gloria was the attentive host. Our double room was bright and spacious with good views of the Orkney islands. Good quality bedding and a very comfortable bed ensured we had a great nights sleep. A large black out blind helps to keep out the...

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Medway kent
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed one night. Greeted by Gloria on arrival and given information on the facilities and shown around our room. Very nice room with few across to the sea. Everything you needed was in the room, extra blanket, heater, kettle and tv. Bathroom had a nice sized shower. Furniture and fittings well maintained and spotlessly clean. Free wifi. Excellent breakfast....

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 September 2016

My husband and I stayed here for one night during our route 500 trip. We were made to feel very welcome by Gloria for the whole of our stay. Lovely comfortable bed and views of the sea from our room. Excellent breakfast choices too. Thank you

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Ware, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 September 2016

What a wonderful place to stay. We booked just one night night before our ferry crossing the next day. Gloria made our short stay so lovely. The room was spotlessly clean shower/toilet was sparkling and with plenty of washing products on hand. Breakfast was fantastic and cooke in plenty of time to get our early ferry. Highly recommended.

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Leicester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 June 2016

We are on honeymoon, travelling Scotland and spent a night here with Gloria who went out of her way to help us in every way. Beautiful accommodation, well organised and spotlessly clean. Lovely views of the sea also. Fantastic breakfast. Excellent value for money. Would have been more than happy to pay more.

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Wetherby, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 June 2016

We stayed for one night after arriving on the ferry from Orkney. We were made very welcome and the facilities, including an impressive selection of teas and other hot drinks. The room was clean, the bathroom large. The only criticism was a lot of plastic and foam on top of the mattress making it a bit hot.

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Wirral, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 June 2016

I very much doubt you could find a better b and b in Thurso. Definately in our top ten of all b and b's we have ever stayed in anywhere. We had a lovely big room with loads of space so we could actually unpack and views across the fields to the Orkneys, comfy bed and heating on! (much needed!)...

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London
Reviewed 24 May 2016

We were recommended to Skara and Gloria by another B&B. We were doing the LEJOG cycle and arrived soaking wet and exhausted in Thurso. Gloria couldn't do enough for us. Nothing was too much trouble and she helped us dry out and sort out some food. Our bedroom and bathroom were spotless and comfortable, with a great view. Funky lights...

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 May 2016 via mobile

We were recommended by another b&b that was full and we were delighted with every aspect. Warm welcome, beautifully detailed, excellent location and views couldn't be improved- fields, water, Orkney! Every aspect of comfort attended to. En suite perfect and breakfast best we've had. Spotlessly clean and fresh. Host very friendly without being effusive or intrusive. Great local knowledge.Would definitely...

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Guildford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 April 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for one night during our tour of Scotland. Everything was great; the room, bathroom, breakfast and the hostess, Gloria. She was very welcoming and friendly and very thorough with her information. She even gave us a roll to make a sausage sandwich for lunch :-) A fab find!

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Address: Dixonfield, Thurso KW14 8YN, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Scottish Highlands > Caithness and Sutherland > Thurso
Number of rooms: 3
Also Known As:
Skara Thurso, Scotland
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“Book well in advance. We booked in January and Gloria was already nearly full.”
IvyGar, 21 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Book early to get an en suite bathroom, 'private facilities' means a bathroom nearby.”
V3667NZbobd, 13 Jun 2016 | Read review
“All the rooms seemed very nice. Spacious dining room too. There is lounge with lots of guide books and games ( if the weather isn't great!)”
McsUK, 24 May 2016 | Read review
“We had our own bathroom but it was next door down the hall. Still it was fine. Not sure if one double might have had an ensuite.”
TerryS505, 4 Jun 2015 | Read review
“Sea facing”
Janglers, 22 Aug 2014 | Read review
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