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22 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at the annexe, across the road from the main hotel. It was perfect for our needs, and the staff couldn't do enough to help. Nice and clean, and it felt like we had our own flat, which was of huge benefit. The food is excellent, and although sometimes breakfast was a bit slow coming, it was always worth... More 

Thank Erik P
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66 reviews
34 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2016

I stayed here a night in August, I had booked a triple room, as it was the only room available in the area. I had a pleasant stay. I had dinner in the hotel, which I very much enjoyed. I will try to book ahead in future if I return to the area

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10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

On arrival we had to wait 5 minutes at the bar before anyone approached us even though there were 3 staff members in the area who looked at us several times. Then we were told they were waiting on someone to come serve us. The woman arrived and told us they had no rooms available even though we had just... More 

Thank Sarah M

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Reviewed 17 September 2016

While parking and unloading luggage at 8:30pm my epoxy surfboard was smashed by a hammer in tow places on the rails while on the roof of the car. A blue VW Golf with two males was parked several times and cruising the streets in front of the hotel and by the car within the hour I arrived. Police report was... More 

Thank Mark M
Grimsby, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016

The Holborn is a good hotel in the center of Thurso with varied style of rooms to suit solo travelers to families. Excellent bar and restaurant with helpful and friendly staff. This hotel was fully booked when i returned to Thurso a week later but i still ate in the bar and restaurant.

Thank fitterno1
Chester, UK
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13 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

I stayed here for one night when I was working nearby. It is conveniently located in central Thurso and has free wi-fi, a bar and a restaurant. My room was simple but fine, although there were no batteries in the TV remote. The restaurant had stopped serving food when I arrived (just after 9pm) but there was a good Indian... More 

Thank JonKwan
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 August 2016

Hotel is run down and could do with a lick of paint. Room was clean enough and shower was decent, apart from this there is not many other positives I can give. My partner and I had the worst sleep and barely slept a wink as the bed was so uncomfortable. Judging by the rest of the décor, the mattresses... More 

Thank Lisa M
1 review
Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

All traits I like in a woman, but not in a breakfast. 40 mins to get served, sausage was undercooked, table was slimey, had to grab milk from another table, and there was a hair in the mushrooms. On a positive it had a nice shower.

Thank Alan S
Oakengates, England, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 August 2016

Stayed here 9th July 2016 whilst on the 500 North Coast tour. Room very disappointing. In much need of a makeover and a clean as the top of the door was thick with dust. No staff on reception evenings or mornings so couldn't complain. My husband had a beer in the bar but was very watery and disgusting. Will not... More 

Thank aliwill2014
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

I came to the Holborn Hotel with my family, we were looking forward to a nice meal out. Unfortunately we were not impressed with the food we received. Almost £5 for 2 haggis balls and some mashed potato when you can get a full plate on nachos for almost the same price. Then for our mains one family member ordered... More 

Thank madhatterukuk

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Situated in the town centre this 7 bedroom, family run hotel offers modern, comfortable Bed and Breakfast accommodation. All rooms recently renovated with en-suite shower, TV, tea/coffee facilities. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Holborn Hotel

Address: 16 Princes Street, Thurso KW14 7BQ, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Scottish Highlands > Caithness and Sutherland > Thurso
Price Range: $98 - $149 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 9
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“Don't recommend anyone stays here.”
 of 5 bubbles aliwill2014, 9 Aug 2016 | Read review
“The annexe has a self contained ground floor unit of two twin rooms with shared shower room, which would make it ideal for a family.”
 of 5 bubbles Seal26, 26 Sep 2015 | Read review
“away from the main road”
 of 5 bubbles V2-60885, 3 Jun 2013 | Read review
“Try the Hoegaarden beer!”
 of 5 bubbles Canisp10, 26 May 2013 | Read review
“Don't stay in top apartment :)”
 of 5 bubbles EithneM_12, 3 May 2013 | Read review
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