- Very Good
- 8 guest reviews
"Was a lovely hotel perfect for one night stays. The layout was slightly old fashioned but that's me being picky. The room was clean and love..."
"lovely staff. not far from Thurso. food was delicious and generous portions...."
"staff friendly. room very cosy and comfortable room 11. best fish and chips i've ever had. will stay again...."
"A one night business stop. Pleasant helpful staff. Good bar food, not expensive. Decent wifi. Comfortable bed. All you need really...."
"I was passing through and needed a bed. The room was clean and comfortable and the food was good. The staff were polite and helpful..."
About the hotel
Nestled in the curve of Dunnet Bay, within the picturesque fishing village of Castletown, this family-run hotel is perfect for exploring Caithness, offering quality, affordable accommodation with free Wi-Fi and parking. Run by two local brothers, this attractive 18th Century property is infused with an authentic Scottish charm and it embodies all that is great about traditional Highland Hospitality. Comfort and relaxation are very much the cornerstones of their ethos and they are committed to creating a warm and welcoming ambience.
Whether business or leisure, guests are perfectly positioned to make the most of North Scotland’s rugged coastline. The Hotel features 24 en-suite bedrooms, each of which has been lovingly decorated and furnished to a very comfortable standard. All rooms come fully equipped with all the necessary amenities one needs to make their stay as cosy as possible, including free Wi-Fi access, flat screen TV with freeview, hairdryer, duvets and complimentary tea & coffee making facilities. The Hotel offers accommodation to suit all different kinds of traveller, from Classic Double and Superior Double or Twin Rooms to Single and Family options. Specialising in traditional Scottish and British cuisine, the on-site restaurant has garnered an impressive local reputation for its delicious cuisine. Committed to using locally sourced produce wherever possible, there is a strong emphasis on creating quality home-cooked food fresh from the natural larder that is the Scottish Highlands. With its spectacular location and great facilities, the Castletown Hotel is an ideal venue for hosting a wide range of events and functions. Perfect for small parties such as wedding anniversaries, birthday celebrations and family gatherings, the Hotel can supply a tailor made menu to suit all palates and budgets. The Hotel is located in the flagstone village of Castletown, just a 5 minute drive from the A9 at Thurso. What’s more with free on-site parking, it is both convenient and accessible. The nearest city is Inverness, which is roughly a 2 hour 30 minute drive through some of the most spectacular scenery in all of Scotland. Thurso train station provides regular services to Inverness and the hotel is also located on the main bus route to and from the city. There are two car-ferry ports; one at Gills Bay and another at Scrabster, each just a 15 minute drive away. For those travelling by air, Inverness Airport offers flights to a range of national and European destinations, whilst the regional Airport at Wick is just a 20 minute drive away and receives flights from Edinburgh, Aberdeen and Kirkwall. The Hotel is located in the picturesque village of Castletown within Dunnet Bay in the northernmost Highlands of Scotland. Situated just a short distance inland, this historic village features its own local harbour and heritage centre. The surrounding area is home to some of the most awe-inspiring scenery in Scotland, with miles of unspoilt beaches, craggy hills and steep cliff faces. A Mecca for outdoor enthusiasts, it offers a range of opportunities for walking, rambling, cycling and fishing. Nearby is the Dunnet Head nature reserve located on the most northerly point in mainland Britain. Its stunning sea cliffs and coastal grassland are home to a range of birds including puffins, razorbills, guillemots, cormorants and much more besides. A little further afield is John O’Groats, famous for being at one end of the longest distance between two inhabited points on the British mainland. There are also plenty of opportunities for day trips to the marvellous Orkney Isles as well as wildlife cruises across the Pentland Firth. The old Viking town of Wick is just half an hour away and is home to the famous Old Pulteney Distillery. Here visitors can enjoy a guided tour of the distillery and even sample a dram of their distinctive ‘Genuine Maritime Malt’. For history enthusiasts, the 16th Century Castle and Gardens of Mey is one of the region’s most popular tourist attractions and remains to this day a striking architectural achievement and a fascinating day out.
- Hotel Non-Smoking Throughout
- Family friendly
- Cots available , Pets Allowed
- Parking (charges may apply)
- Car parking available onsite
- Wi-Fi Available , Meeting Facilities , Wi-Fi Available In Public Areas , Wi-Fi Available In Rooms , Private dining services
- Restaurant , Lounge Menu , Bar , Breakfast to go
- In room entertainment
- In room facilities
- Tea/Coffee making facilities in each room , Hairdryer in each room
- Hotel services
- Limited Hours Room Service , Limited room service for hot food , Laundry/Valet Service , Wake Up Call Available
- Porter , Ground floor bedrooms
- Snooker/Billiards , Fishing
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- From 14:00 hours
- Until 12:00 hours
- The price shown is based on the occupancy and dates you have searched for. Prices and availability are subject to change based on the arrival date, number of nights and occupancy searched for. All prices are inclusive of all local taxes.
- Pets are allowed
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100% would recommend it to a friend
Was a lovely hotel perfect for one night stays.
The layout was slightly old fashioned but that's me being picky. The room was clean and lovely with plenty of space. There was a power cut the following morning but it was obvious that the staff saw to it quickly so it didn't cause much problems. Lovely staff.
not far from Thurso. food was delicious and generous portions.