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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 September 2016

My husband and I stayed here for one night during our route 500 trip. We were made to feel very welcome by Gloria for the whole of our stay. Lovely comfortable bed and views of the sea from our room. Excellent breakfast choices too. Thank you

Thank lynn h
Ware, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 September 2016

What a wonderful place to stay. We booked just one night night before our ferry crossing the next day. Gloria made our short stay so lovely. The room was spotlessly clean shower/toilet was sparkling and with plenty of washing products on hand. Breakfast was fantastic and cooke in plenty of time to get our early ferry. Highly recommended.

Thank Semiquaver
Leicester, United Kingdom
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54 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 June 2016

We are on honeymoon, travelling Scotland and spent a night here with Gloria who went out of her way to help us in every way. Beautiful accommodation, well organised and spotlessly clean. Lovely views of the sea also. Fantastic breakfast. Excellent value for money. Would have been more than happy to pay more.

1 Thank IvyGar
Wetherby, United Kingdom
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206 reviews
41 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 June 2016

We stayed for one night after arriving on the ferry from Orkney. We were made very welcome and the facilities, including an impressive selection of teas and other hot drinks. The room was clean, the bathroom large. The only criticism was a lot of plastic and foam on top of the mattress making it a bit hot.

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Wirral, United Kingdom
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147 reviews
56 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 June 2016

I very much doubt you could find a better b and b in Thurso. Definately in our top ten of all b and b's we have ever stayed in anywhere. We had a lovely big room with loads of space so we could actually unpack and views across the fields to the Orkneys, comfy bed and heating on! (much needed!)... More 

Thank TravellerWirral
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24 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 May 2016

We were recommended to Skara and Gloria by another B&B. We were doing the LEJOG cycle and arrived soaking wet and exhausted in Thurso. Gloria couldn't do enough for us. Nothing was too much trouble and she helped us dry out and sort out some food. Our bedroom and bathroom were spotless and comfortable, with a great view. Funky lights... More 

Thank McsUK
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 May 2016 via mobile

We were recommended by another b&b that was full and we were delighted with every aspect. Warm welcome, beautifully detailed, excellent location and views couldn't be improved- fields, water, Orkney! Every aspect of comfort attended to. En suite perfect and breakfast best we've had. Spotlessly clean and fresh. Host very friendly without being effusive or intrusive. Great local knowledge.Would definitely... More 

Thank Minimum65
Guildford, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 April 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for one night during our tour of Scotland. Everything was great; the room, bathroom, breakfast and the hostess, Gloria. She was very welcoming and friendly and very thorough with her information. She even gave us a roll to make a sausage sandwich for lunch :-) A fab find!

Thank Julia V
Winterthur, Switzerland
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 28 August 2015 via mobile

The place is very nice, quite, good view. Rooms not outstandig in size but clean and comfortable. Gloria, the host, is very welcoming, warm hearted and the best ever! Same is her delicious breakfast. Very helpful also for good journeys. She borrowed us her own maps to find outstanding spots (seals. ..). Best bnb we have visited in 10 days... More 

1 Thank Krasse H
Fort William, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 June 2015

We arrived on Gloria's doorstep on the final leg of cycling the end to end without a booking and feeling pretty tired. We were taken in and from then on it was like a home from home and nothing was too much trouble for her, including giving us a lift into Thurso so we could get a meal and also... More 

2 Thank Elizabeth L

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Additional Information about Skara

Address: Dixonfield, Thurso KW14 8YN, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Scottish Highlands > Caithness and Sutherland > Thurso
Number of rooms: 3
Also Known As:
Skara Thurso, Scotland
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“Book well in advance. We booked in January and Gloria was already nearly full.”
 of 5 bubbles IvyGar, 21 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Book early to get an en suite bathroom, 'private facilities' means a bathroom nearby.”
 of 5 bubbles BobDB, 13 Jun 2016 | Read review
“All the rooms seemed very nice. Spacious dining room too. There is lounge with lots of guide books and games ( if the weather isn't great!)”
 of 5 bubbles McsUK, 24 May 2016 | Read review
“We had our own bathroom but it was next door down the hall. Still it was fine. Not sure if one double might have had an ensuite.”
 of 5 bubbles TerryS505, 4 Jun 2015 | Read review
“Sea facing”
 of 5 bubbles Janglers, 22 Aug 2014 | Read review
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