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The Clachan

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I spent two nights at the Clachan and absolutely loved our stay! Our room was spacious, clean, and comfortable, the breakfast was amazing (I'd highly recommend the smoked fish poached in milk), and Elspeth is one of the friendliest, most helpful hostesses I've ever had the pleasure of meeting. She provided restaurant suggestions, helped us find some...

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 October 2016

The logo says it all..... if there is a better quality B&B in Scotland then I haven't found it. Over many years, travelling across the length and breadth of the UK, this location has consistently been at the top of my UK league table. On the main thoroughfare with quality rooms, comfortable beds, superb breakfast and a charming owner... what...

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Thank MacDLenzie
Kirriemuir, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 October 2016

We only had one night at the Clachan but it was superb. The room was furnished to a high standard with everything you need for your stay. Elspeth the owner was a gem. She told us a bit about the history of Wick & recommended places to eat which she marked on a map for us. My husband mentioned that...

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Thank Sybil G
Bexleyheath, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 October 2016

We arrived after an incredibly long and very wet day ... and we were greeted with "can I tumble dry your clothes?" Amazing... just what we needed. Room was big and with lovely tartan carpets. Breakfast was delicious and we were sent on our way with a little package of butter tablet - which was the best I've ever tasted!...

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Shinjuku, Japan
Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

Elsbeth will give you a very warm welcome to her immaculate home. We had room 1 and it was super clean and very comfortable. Great WiFi speed. Elsbeth very helpful and can give you restaurant recommendations and info about places tonight. Will definitely return

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Thank Janet H
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 September 2016

I stayed there last night and it's easy to see why this B&B has been scooping up awards. Starting with a very friendly and informative welcome, to a top notch room and an amazing breakfast of Breakfast Cranachan, then home-made porridge followed by smoked haddock and poached egg, toast and coffee. Set me up perfectly for the day.

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

The hostess with the most helpfulness. Sent us to several recommendations but we choose the French. Made several very useful tourist suggestions. Great breakfast. Great set out. Great bathrooms. Great value for money. Would be back.

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Thank Saltdog S
Perth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 September 2016

Such a warm and friendly welcome at this beautiful B & B and it’s difficult to find something to say that hasn’t previously been said! We had a wonderful stay - our room was immaculate and extremely comfortable and the breakfast was delicious with an excellent selection. Everything was perfect and it’s probably the best B & B we have...

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Phoenix, AZ
Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

I totally love this B&B. My room was large with twin beds, full tea/coffee making abilities, flat screen TV and a modern bathroom. Everything was clean and the room was inviting. Elspeth, the proprietor, was so accommodating. She provided options for nearby restaurants and even made my reservation for dinner. I was leaving early the following morning, so she ensured...

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 August 2016

The Clachan is a very well run and friendly B&B. The only issue is that Wick seems to have no decent restaurants but you can pop across the road to Aldi and have a picinic with wine in your room :) If you do want to drive into Wick then the Balti near the oldest pub in Wick was ok...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A warm Highland welcome awaits you at "The Clachan” where we have been welcoming guests for nearly three decades and have recently undergone a total refurbishment. Come and discover John o' Groats, Castle of Mey, Dunnet Head or why not visit Wick Heritage Centre. You can enjoy a trip with the Seacoast Tours around the coastline of Caithness or take a trip over to the Orkney Islands, you won’t be disappointed. We are approximately a ten-minute walk from the centre of town where you will find a range of restaurants, pubs and hotels to cater for your meals. We are proud to have achieved 4 Gold Stars with the S.T.B. and 4 Gold Stars with the A..A.. and are a founder member of Scotland’s Best B&B’s. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Clachan

Address: 13 Randolph Place, Wick KW1 5NJ, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Scottish Highlands > Caithness and Sutherland > Wick
Price Range: £65 - £70 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Clachan 4*
Number of rooms: 3
Also Known As:
The Clachan Wick, Scotland
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“All the rooms are quiet and away from the road.”
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“Room 3 is a lovely large twin room”
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“Only experienced room 2 and it was great. Believe the other rooms are of equally high standard.”
 of 5 bubbles sarahz2013, 26 Jul 2015 | Read review
“All 3 rooms are good.”
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“all the rooms are amazing”
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