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Mackays Hotel

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Mackays Hotel is located in Wick, in the beautiful area of Caithness. The hotel has gained wide recognition for its high standard of award winning service and fine food. You'll find yourself relaxing from the moment you arrive with our uniquely warm rooms, each furnished to capture the gentility of a Highland getaway. The No 1 Bistro is one of Caithness's tastiest dining choices and takes pride being the only restaurant in Wick recognised for culinary excellence with an AA Rosette. Using only the best local produce and fish straight from the boats at Scrabster, our No 1 Bistro has gone to great lengths to ensure a mouth-watering Highland menu which offers something for everyone. Our guests can also take advantage of free entry to the local pool and gym and fast WiFi throughout the building. At Mackays, we like to keep things simple. Affordable luxury and excellent company. After all, caring for you is what we do.
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74Somewhat walkable
Grade: 74 out of 100
24Restaurantswithin 0.5 km
3Attractionswithin 0.5 km
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All reviews shortest street cocktail bar overlooking the river fish and chips bistro restaurant jacuzzi bath lovely hotel cullen skink venison warm welcome business trip wee dram stayed here for one night cooked to perfection first class lovely room north of scotland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel is a fine example of taking the best elements of an old-fashioned hotel with modern amenities. The welcome was warm at reception, with the receptionist showing us to the old lift that creaked its way to the first floor. The rooms are beautifully...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank JaynaStephens
Response from Caithness57, Owner at Mackays HotelResponded 1 week ago

Dear JaynaStephens Thank you so much for giving us your feedback. If you could email me on ellie@mackayshotel.co. uk to let me know what room you stayed in we can have the floorboards next door seen to 🙂. Lovely to read you enjoyed our Mackays...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent hotel in a beautiful village! Owners Murray and Ellie are very gracious hosts. Everyone in the hotel was extremely helpful and staff were outstanding. Rooms were large and well maintained. The restaurant was top of the line. The owners made a special effort to...More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank Larry F
Response from Caithness57, Owner at Mackays HotelResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Larry F Thank you so much for your lovely words! We enjoyed having your stay and hope to see you both again soon. Take care warm regards Ellie

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here before we went to Orkney and to honest we probably would have had a better holiday if we just spent the rest of the week at this hotel. Food was lovely and staff were good fun (even with my cheeky central best humor...More

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank micko747
Response from Caithness57, Owner at Mackays HotelResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear micko747 Thank you for your review! Lovely to see you enjoyed your stay with us, sharpen up your humour and come back! Hope you enjoyed your holiday in Orkney and next time stay with us and take a day trip over :-) Warm regards...More

Reviewed 8 November 2018 via mobile

Lovelly clean room. Bedding spotless. Large white fluffy towels. Great view of the river. Close to local amenities. Short drive to John O Groats. Friendly staff. Great atmosphere In the cocktail bar. Steak in the bistro was fantastic

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank erylt590
Response from MackaysHotelWick, Owner at Mackays HotelResponded 5 weeks ago

Dear erylt590 Great to see you enjoyed yourselves with us, thank you for letting us know! Hope you enjoyed your visit to our lovely area as well. best regards Ellie

Reviewed 6 November 2018

Really enjoyed our stay here. We received a very warm welcome and fantastic service throughout our stay. We stayed in one of the hotel's apartments and were very satisfied. There was lots of space and it was very homely. We also had dinner at the...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank david1776
Response from MackaysHotelWick, Owner at Mackays HotelResponded 5 weeks ago

Dear david1776 Thank you for taking the time to give us your feedback. Lovely to see you enjoyed your stay with us and felt well looked after! Hope you enjoyed your visit to the area as well. Best regards Ellie

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Laura F
25 September 2016|
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Eddie S
15 February 2016|
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Response from MackaysHotelWick | Property representative |
We look after pets in our apartments!
27 February 2015|
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Hello Yes we do as well as MasterCard and Amex.
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"This was our second trip. Rooms on both trips were great!"
4 weeks ago
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"Apartment was great for an extended stay."
20 Aug 2018
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"We had a room overlooking the Wick River. It was interesting to watch the tide come in and out."
5 Aug 2018
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"Try elswhere."
19 Jul 2018
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US$120 - US$183 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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United KingdomScotlandCaithness and SutherlandWick
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