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Royal Marine Hotel

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There is something for everyone at the easily accessible Royal Marine Hotel, Brora, only a little over an hour’s drive from the city of Inverness along the route of the North Coast 500. Stunning Sutherland beaches and an unspoilt wilderness of lochs, glens and mountains are right on the doorstep. There are a choice of hotel rooms ranging from Classic to Honeymoon Suite; superbly appointed two-bedroom apartments/villas for an escape to the Scottish Highlands. Our aim is to provide top quality accommodation and service within the warm welcoming community of Brora. A base to explore the villages along the striking, rugged coastline, the wildlife in the glens and the majestic views from the hills. Also we hope you will learn something about the significant history of the Scottish Highlands. Outstanding, fresh and local food with Dining options; a challenging 18-hole links Golf course; relaxing treatments by Bliss and gym facilities for all
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Property amenities
Free parking
Restaurant
Room service
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Banquet Room
Dry Cleaning
Golf course
Heated pool
Hot Tub
Indoor pool
Laundry Service
Meeting rooms
Non-smoking hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Public Wifi
Wheelchair access
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Room features
Accessible rooms
Family Rooms
Non-smoking rooms
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HOTEL STYLE
Great View
Family
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Full view
48Car recommended
Grade: 48 out of 100
7Restaurantswithin 5 miles
5Attractionswithin 5 miles
393Reviews
108Photos
3Q+A
66Room tips
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The hotel is really very nice and this is a return visit for us, some of the reception staff could do with being a bit more friendly, we never felt unwelcome it was more a weird vibe, the rest of the staff are really very nice indeed with a special shout out to Jane and Catriona
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Spent one night here by chance, A lovely location, and plenty of parking. This hotel has a wonderful setting in Brora. The staff are very helpful. The room we had number 9 was well appointed with a big comfortable bed, tea/coffee making facility bottles of water. Flat screen TV
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Response from GailS2027, Manager at Royal Marine Hotel
Responded 1 week ago
Dear 854HarryM Many thanks for taking the time to leave us a review following your recent stay at the Royal Marine Hotel. You said that you found the hotel to be in a wonderful setting, in a lovely location with plenty of parking. The staff were helpful and the room was comfortable with a flat screen TV and a large en-suite. Breakfast was excellent, I will be sure to tell the chef who will be delighted. I will look into the cause of the nearby humming and will hopefully be able to rectify this. Feedback is extremely important to us as we do share this with all of the team in order to improve customer satisfaction and our performance. I am delighted that you enjoyed your stay and look forward to welcoming you back to the Royal Marine in the future. Kind regards Gail Sutherland
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Hotel is in a beautiful location and has lovely walks around the hotel. However room VERY disapointing. VERY dated and VERY basic. The hotel is rated a 4.5*, I would be giving the room and facilities a 2*. There is NO SPA OR POOL within the hotel - this is located 5miles in the
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Response from GailS2027, Manager at Royal Marine Hotel
Responded 2 weeks ago
Dear Jacquie1990 Thank you for taking the time to let us know your views following your recent stay at The Royal Marine Hotel. Feedback is extremely important to us and we do share this with the team, so we may improve our performance and customer satisfaction. I was most disappointed to read that you found your bedroom to be disappointing, dated and basic. The Royal Marine Hotel is a country house hotel built in the 1920’s as a private residence later becoming the fine hotel which you see today, having an abundance of character and we aim to maintain these special features with any refurbishments that have been carried out to date. Rooms are provided with dressing gowns, slippers, bottled water, quality toiletries and various other complimentary items. Regarding the pool, unfortunately our facility had to close 4 months ago, this is advised to all guests on their confirmation. The pool facility closure was out with our control and was due to technical issues we were experiencing. I understand and appreciate your comments about the inconvenience of going to Golspie but with a pool facility nearby we wanted to do everything possible to be able to offer our guests this amenity as part of their stay. I apologise if you considered your breakfast to be disappointing, this is most unusual and contrary to the view of the vast majority of our guests, however I certainly take your comments on board and will discuss your points as a matter of urgency with the breakfast chef. With regards to mobile phone use, we do advise in our bedroom information packs that guests respectfully refrain from using their mobile devices in the restaurant and to put them on silent to avoid disruption to other guests whilst dining which we feel is a perfectly reasonable request. Kind regards Gail Sutherland Hotel Manager
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Amazing hotel! Décor was fabulous and the staff were friendly and helpful. The evening meal was delicious and I must say one of the best steaks that I have ever tasted. I would definitely recommend this place to my colleagues and friends.
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Response from GailS2027, Manager at Royal Marine Hotel
Responded 23 Jan 2019
Dear Guest Many thanks for taking the time to leave a lovely review. I am delighted that you enjoyed your stay and found the staff to be friendly and helpful. I will pass on your very complimentary comments about the steak to the chef who will also be delighted. Feedback is extremely important to us and we do share this information with all the team, so we may improve our performance and customer satisfaction. We very much value your business and we look forward to welcoming you back to the hotel in the not too distant future. Kind regards Gail Sutherland Hotel Manager
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I have previously written about this hotel and how great it was. The reason that I thought so highly of it, was due to the swimming pool, sauna and steam room facilities it offered. We had booked in September to visit this hotel in December, That was the main reason that we had
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Response from GailS2027, Manager at Royal Marine Hotel
Responded 23 Jan 2019
Dear Guest Many thanks for taking the time to leave us a review following your recent stay with us. I am delighted that you have enjoyed previous stays with us, that you found the staff to be nice and enjoyed the delicious Kippers for breakfast. Regarding the pool, unfortunately this decision was completely out with our control and was due to technical issues we were experiencing. I understand and appreciate your comments about the inconvenience of going to Golspie but with a pool facility nearby we wanted to do everything possible to be able to offer our guests this amenity as part of their stay. Feedback is extremely important to us and we do share this with all the team in order to improve customer satisfaction and performance. I do hope that you will visit again in the future. Kind regards Gail Sutherland Hotel Manager
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Room 19. Towels upon arrival. Ceiling mould. Not exactly a sea view
Room 10 Bathroom
Room 10
Bridal suite
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Good Afternoon, We have three rooms left available during this period, if you would like to give us a call we would be more than happy to give you some more information and get you booked in. Kind Regards, Lyla Reception
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Husband uses mobility scooter. Is hotel suitable.
I don't remember seeing any lifts of ramps inside the hotel or room on the ground floor however as stated in another answer the hotel did everything they could to help during our visit so definitely be worth an ask.
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"It’s worth upgrading to a suite"
"Rooms 1, 2 and 3 are quite large and have good unobstructed views."
"Just ask when booking for a quiter room if needed."
"Every room has a local view, not much to see, depends on room allocation"
"Hint: ask for a room with a sea view, if possible."
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PRICE RANGE
US$116 - US$354 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
royal marine brora
LOCATION
United KingdomScotlandBrora
NUMBER OF ROOMS
21
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