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Thurso, Scotland, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Who wouldn't want to go to John O'Groats! We visited the Seaview Hotel for a meal (mine being the first time) On arrival walked through empty hallways then entered bar where the atmosphere came alive. On sitting at one of the well spaced tables situated away from the bar, the very attentive bar staff gave us menus immediately. The menu...

Thank 639catherine
West Molesey, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 November 2016

Had a couple of take aways from here last week, the food was good again, the staff are really friendly and helpful,great location, not a lot of competition up there, 2nd and 3rd visit and will definitely return next time we are up.

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Nottingham, UK
Reviewed 27 October 2016

We had 1 night here as part of a large, organised group. Our room was over the road in a newly refurbished annex. It was very clean and comfortable with a nice bathroom and large shower. Our evening meal was a tasty, ample cold buffet with soup to start and dessert after. Breakfast was VERY early (6am) before we headed...

Thank PamNottingham_UK
Paisley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 October 2016

We booked this at the last minute and arrived when it was dark. We were told we had been upgraded to one of the better rooms but it was across the road in the annex. If this was one of the better rooms, Id be scared to stay in the main building! It was small, looked out on to a...

Thank Vanda P
Reviewed 20 October 2016

Just an overnight stay, but we were made very welcome. Our room was "across the road" in the newly refurbished annex. The room was clean and comfortable. The double bed was quite small, may even have been only 3/4, but there was also a single bed in the room so at 1am I left my wife snoring in the larger...

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Brighton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 October 2016

This was our last night's accommodation on our North Coast 500 tour. We booked the hotel in advance and, being John 'o Groats, we did not have high expectations - fortunately. We attempted to check in late afternoon whilst there was a wake in full swing in the bar. As the staff were busy taking money in the bar we...

1Thank Robert G
Oxford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 October 2016

If you want to be right at the sign post of John O'Groats then this is the closest. However it was a budget basic place charged at expensive rate. On check in and anytime you wanted assistance you felt you were being a pest. We stayed in room 20. It did have a sea view and was across the way...

Thank Jan T
Reviewed 27 September 2016

The cleanliness of the bunkroom is a let down. seems like no one has been staying in the room for quite a long time as I can see dead toilet bugs in the bathtube. Not worth the price paid for. The best of the hotel is probably the food though.

1Thank スィギャン 瑞娴 リ
Rochdale, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

Stayed for one night. The room was clean and the shower was really good. We also had food in the pub, I didn't think that was too great but my husband thought his was ok. Breakfast was nice enough though. I don't think we got any smiles from those who work at the Seaview which was disappointing.

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

There is very little accommodation options in John O'Groats and this would be the most affordable. Basically it's a pub with restaurant and an accommodation block immediately across the road with various room types. My double room was sufficiently large enough, clean and comfortable, don't expect a sea view from this block! There is plenty of places to park a...

Thank Tom M

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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We are a small family run hotel overlooking the Pentland Firth & Orkney Islands. We are only 300 yds from the Orkney ferry terminal. We offer very comfortable modern accommodation in our newly renovated deluxe rooms, also very comfortable affordable accommodation in our standard and superior rooms. We serve meals daily in our restaurant and bar, using only the best local produce, all prepared by our team of local chefs. Our bar boasts over 120 malt whiskys, local real ale, selection of Scottish beers and a personally selected wine list. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Seaview Hotel

Address: County Road, John O'Groats KW1 4YR, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Scottish Highlands > Caithness and Sutherland > John O'Groats
Price Range: £79 - £99 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Seaview Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 26
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“Ask for a room that doesnt look on to a wall”
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“New block opposite hotel has been recently renovated!”
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