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|Distance to city centre||11,0 km|
|"Breakfast was great, cooked freshly."||(in 93 reviews)|
|"Great staff, very friendly and welcoming."||(in 183 reviews)|
|"Lovely warm welcome .stylish ."||(in 7 reviews)|
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|beautiful beach||in 21 reviews|
|comfortable room||in 105 reviews|
|dining room||in 8 reviews|
|evening meal||in 26 reviews|
|good food||in 119 reviews|
|great place to stay||in 9 reviews|
|lovely hotel||in 84 reviews|
|ordered the smoked||in 14 reviews|
|recently refurbished||in 49 reviews|
|staff were very friendly||in 226 reviews|
|warm welcome||in 8 reviews|
Heather and all staff made us feel very welcome the food was excellent couldn’t fault it at all made the 14 hour drive worth it
Breakfast lovely. Staff very helpful. Great hotel
Was really surprised with the interior of the hotel and the food was amazing. All the staff we really friendly - well done to all at Northern Sands
The location was ideal as we were only few miles from John O'Groats we travelled upto 4 hours to visit and was not disappointed the room was warm and cosy Tartan Theme lovely the bed was huge and so comfy clean white bedding that was so cosy and soft the food was absolutely delicious we ate at Restaurant and was really impressed with speed service and choice on menu the Waffle pudding with Banana ice cream was to die for so much so hubby decided to share mine along with his own the hotel is so cosy there plenty to do music box bandit and pool table the manager was fantastic!!!!! the Breakfast service was 10/10 we opted for 1 full breakfast with local produce and omg sausages bacon egg black pudding haggis tasted amazing along with brown chunky seeded top bread hubby had scrambled eggs and sausage n beans again lovely lots on offer for breakfast from kippers to homemade porridge
Excellent location on NC500 route we decided to visit hotel based on reviews and we were not disappointed brilliant location facilities and friendly manager and staff
Everything was spotless
No complimentary bottled water
Located in Thurso, Northern Sands Hotel is a 1-minute drive from Dunnet Bay Beach and 10 minutes from Castle of Mey. A roundtrip airport shuttle is provided for a surcharge (available on request), and free self parking is available onsite.
based on 211 reviews
Things to know
- Good alcoholic drinks
- Great menu
- Delicious fish & seafood
- Good snacks
Policies vary by room type and provider.
FAQs when booking at Northern Sands Hotel
Where is Northern Sands Hotel located?
Northern Sands Hotel is located at Dunnet, 11 km from the centre of Thurso. Dunnet Bay Beach is the closest landmark to Northern Sands Hotel.
When is check-in time and check-out time at Northern Sands Hotel?
Check-in time is 16:00 and check-out time is 11:00 at Northern Sands Hotel.
Does Northern Sands Hotel offer free Wi-Fi?
Yes, Northern Sands Hotel offers free Wi-Fi.
Does Northern Sands Hotel offer free parking?
Yes, Northern Sands Hotel offers free parking.
Does Northern Sands Hotel offer free airport shuttle service?
No, Northern Sands Hotel does not offer free airport shuttle service.
How far is Northern Sands Hotel from the airport?
Northern Sands Hotel is 23,2 km from Wick. Northern Sands Hotel is 45,1 km from Kirkwall Arpt.
Can you bring pets to Northern Sands Hotel?
No, pets are not allowed at Northern Sands Hotel.
Does Northern Sands Hotel have a pool?
No, Northern Sands Hotel does not have a pool on-site.
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Most popular landmarks
- Dunnet Bay Beach 2,1 km
- Dunnet Head Lighthouse 5,9 km
- Castle of Mey 7,5 km
- Dounreay Nuclear Power Station 23,7 km
- Strathnaver Museum 48,6 km
- Farr Beach 51,1 km
|Kirkwall Arpt||45,1 km|
|Halkirk Georgemas Junction, Highland||13,5 km|