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Overscaig House Hotel

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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good23%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
The Overscaig House Hotel sits at the heart of Sutherland in the Northern Highlands of Scotland and our guests enjoy the peace and tranquility of its wonderful location overlooking Loch Shin. We have 8 modern en-suite bedrooms, all of which have tea & coffee trays, Freesat TV & DVD and most have loch views. You can enjoy locally sourced cuisine in our loch view dining room, read a book in our comfortable lounge or simply have a drink in the bar. Within easy reach of the coast and the NC500 this is an ideal base from which to explore everything from Inverness to John O'Groats and Cape Wrath.
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Free Parking
Public Wifi
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Breakfast Available
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Non-Smoking Rooms
Family Rooms
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Inverness Airport49 mi
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All reviews loch shin dining room little touches residents lounge remote location both nights bird feeders warm welcome no worries excellent small hotel well run family hotel hope to return home cooked food enjoyable stay excellent food bar menu good size
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Reviewed 24 September 2018

Room was very spacious with great view over the lake. There is a nice sitting room for all the guests and a great bar where you can have a drink and where a good diner is served. We loved it that it is a small...More

1  Thank niskaburgers
Response from Overscaig, Owner at Overscaig House HotelResponded 25 September 2018

Thank you for your lovely review and for taking the time to submit it. We look forward to meeting you again - the next time you need some time in the uninhabited world! Cheers

Reviewed 15 September 2018 via mobile

Had dinner in hotel bar on a rainy Monday evening. Lovely atmosphere and food was great. Would recommend especially if your staying at the B@B next door as it’s so close and not advertised as a dinner spot. In fact we would have preferred to...More

1  Thank claireo572
Response from Overscaig, Owner at Overscaig House HotelResponded 17 September 2018

Thank you for your super supper review! Hope to see you again. Cheers.

Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

We cycled from 18 miles from Lairg intending to stop at The Overscraig House Hotel for lunch. On arrival totally ravenous, we couldn’t see anyone around. I entered the reception area and rang both bells, and waited. I could hear someone rustling around so I...More

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Response from Overscaig, Owner at Overscaig House HotelResponded 30 August 2018

On your route from Lairg we have 6 hotel signs that state, “Open for food from 5pm”, “Open @5pm” (there are 3 of these), “Sorry we are closed” and finally, “The hotel is closed during the day” - and yet you still tried the front...More

Reviewed 10 August 2018

We were 2 cyclists on a short cycling trip enjoying the excellent Scottish scenery and looking for a place to have a short break. Stopped at Overscaig. The place was empty only with one person that i could see eating something inside. We sat down...More

3  Thank Bobshmob
Response from Overscaig, Owner at Overscaig House HotelResponded 11 August 2018

A Joke: Have you heard the one about 2 cyclists on a remote road. One says to the other, “I'm hungry. Let's stop and eat our sandwiches”, the reply, “But there's no where to sit”. “Don't worry we'll go to that hotel”, “But all the...More

Reviewed 29 July 2018

Excellent stay at the Overscaig: comfortable room, great meal and drinks in the well stocked bar. The residents lounge was a very cosy place for our night cap. Superb breakfast in dining room overlooking the loch.

1  Thank Jim M
Response from Overscaig, Owner at Overscaig House HotelResponded 1 August 2018

Thank you for your review. We look forward to meeting you again. Cheers

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"Ask for a room over looking the loch, beautiful."
22 Jan 2018
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"Overscaig in remote so plan your evening meals accordingly especially like us if you are travelling a long..."
2 Nov 2017
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"Room with views of loch shin"
2 Jun 2017
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"Best views at the back with views of loch."
24 Aug 2016
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US$1,309 - US$2,652 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
United KingdomScotlandCaithness and SutherlandLairg
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