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Altnaharra Hotel

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Certificate of Excellence


Certificate of Excellence
Originally a drover's inn, and with a history dating back to the late 17th Century, the Altnaharra Hotel has been attracting fishing enthusiasts from far and wide for over 190 years, earning itself a much-deserved reputation as a world class fishing destination.Retaining many of its period features reflecting its long history, the Altnaharra Hotel has been lovingly and meticulously restored to provide a getaway for fishing and shooting enthusiasts, as well as those looking for a relaxing and tranquil retreat.In addition, The Altnaharra offers two beautifully restored self-catering cottages, each with two bedrooms. We can also offer very affordable rooms in our log cabin, exclusively for LEJOG cyclists and Munro Baggers.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free Internet
Breakfast included
Non-smoking hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Room features
Family Rooms
Non-smoking rooms
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A836, Altnaharra IV27 4UF Scotland
Getting there
Wick Airport51 mi
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During our cycling tour through Scotland, we have had coffee and scones in this hotel. It was the worst coffee we have had in the five weeks we were in Scotland. The scones were really without any taste. The staff was not friendly at all.
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'An oasis' is how a fellow diner described this characterful country house hotel near to Loch Naver midway between Lairg and the Kyle of Tongue. When we checked in the Manageress Becky took us to the Sutherland room where the soft furnishings were in a Highland plaid. Before
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The location of this friendly hotel is stunning and well worth my detour as I continue my NC500 journey around the coast. I spent 2 nights staying in a single £70 a night room so maybe that was my problem as the hotel describes itself as luxury and the room wasn’t but then I
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We stopped here on the fourth night of our North Coast 500 cycle trip. After a long day cycling we were disappointed the showers didn’t work. The manager’s advice was to wait 5 minutes as only one shower in the hotel would work at a time. The Gille (Walter) was brilliant and
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Lovely, friendly hotel. Located in a beautiful setting with so much too see and do. Fantastic walks straight out the front door of the hotel ( my god did we walk) !!! Great to see the puffin on the nearby island!! The food was worth every calorie. Thank you too all the staff
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Traditional bedroom
Sunset over Loch Meadie, one of the nearby fishing lochs.
View from one of the bedrooms - complete with red deer and Loch Naver
From our bedroom window
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It appears to open 1st March 2019
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"Ask for the ground floor room with a fireplace, and ask for it to be lit. Great atmosphere."
"All rooms have individual names- "Hope " is nice looking over the front (located over the dining room) with a large bay window."
"DON't GO is the best advice"
"Hope and Cheiftan are the largest. The pictures on the internet don't do the rooms justice."
"All rooms are comfortable there are larger rooms at premium."
US$95 - US$166 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
United KingdomScotlandCaithness and SutherlandAltnaharra
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