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Ferry Inn

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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Glasgow, Scotland
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Scrabster is the mainland terminal for the ferry to Stromness on Orkney. We booked the Ferry Inn with evening meal mainly on the basis that it was "the only game in town". So our expectations were under control - but what a surprise awaited us. We arrived late afternoon after a long drive from Balloch. We were shown to our...

Thank Inchconnachan
Kamloops, Canada
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

While we did not stay at the Ferry Inn we wish we had .. because the young staffers working in the early morning were so welcoming and sweet. Thank you so much! I would recommend the inn for anyone not just those using the ferry. It will be worth the short drive from Thurso

Thank lschieman
Fresno, CA, U.S.A.
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed only one night, just so I could catch the early morning ferry to Stromness. The Ferry Inn is a quick 5-10 minute walk from the ferry, as convenient as can be. They also have a very nice breakfast in a great dining room with huge windows overlooking the port. My room was very comfortable and quiet, with all...

Thank DMorris
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

overall very good and excellent value.. perfect location to catch the Orkney ferry. Room was excellent, nothing to fault, evening meal in the bar fine, and a good breakfast, and staff very helpful, so would definitely stay there again.

Thank Allan M
Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

We stayed at the Ferry Inn for two nights recently, while driving the Scottish 500 circuit. Scrabster is a fishing/ferry port, also visited by cruise ships, with passengers wishing to visit the nearby Castle of May, Scottish home of the Queen Mother. The Port is relatively small, with few facilities. Ferry Inn is situated on the quayside and most rooms...

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Wilmslow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

We stayed in a spacious room overlooking the harbour for 1 night. The staff were friendly & the room had everything we needed. There is a good breakfast menu so if you want a change from a full Scottish you can have something else such as smoked salmon & scrambled eggs. I had the poached eggs & smoked haddock which...

Thank Scousepeasant
Kiwi en Route
Reviewed 1 October 2016

Ferry Inn is a great location right on the busy port of Scrabster overlooking the activity of the fishing fleet. The room... tired looking but certainly big enough with an ensuite which could do with a ventilation fan. The ongoing issue in Scotland of poor bed quality needs to be addressed. You are there primarily to get a sound and...

Thank KiwiEnRoute
Guildford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 September 2016

We stayed at the Ferry Inn overnight before taking the early morning ferry to Orkney. Outwardly the FI doesn't look particularly inviting, but the room was comfortable and clean and despite overlooking the busy harbour fairly quiet too. We would definitely stay there again en route to Orkney. The bar is very much a locals' pub, but the staff are...

Thank Gary W
Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

2 ladies from NZ and Australia stayed at the Ferry Inn overlooking the port harbour. Excellent facilities. Clean, tidy and comfortable. Nice friendly staff although the young woman didn't know whether the room was a front or back room. Good wifi and free parking on the road. The Restaurant was up the stairs next door. Food choice was excellent and...

Thank Diana A
Dundee, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 September 2016

(food only review) The Ferry Inn next to the Scrabster ferry terminal definitely looks a bit dated, however the food served is of good quality and quantity yielding a fair deal. The food on the menu definitely is pub food but there's some surprising burgers on the menu that differ from the standard burgers you can get at many places.

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included

Additional Information about Ferry Inn

Address: Scrabster, Scrabster KW14 7UJ, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Scottish Highlands > Caithness and Sutherland > Scrabster
Price Range: €90 - €133 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Ferry Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 9
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“Being adjacent to a working harbour a rear room may be some peoples' preference.”
Inchconnachan, 28 May 2017 | Read review
“Overlooking the port and with a good mattress.”
KiwiEnRoute, 1 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Probably best to choose a room upstairs rather than on the ground floor front.”
113GaryW, 22 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Room 3 on the front has views of the harbour.”
MalcCirencester, 28 Aug 2016 | Read review
“We had the ground floor room - which was huge and very comfortable.”
Y9088HGgaryh, 13 Jun 2016 | Read review
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