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Overscaig House Hotel

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Overview
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good22%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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“loch shin”(33 reviews)
“dining room”(12 reviews)
“little touches”(5 reviews)
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Family Rooms
Bar/Lounge
3 Star accommodation
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All reviewsloch shindining roomlittle touchesresidents loungeremote locationboth nightsbird feederswarm welcomeno worriesexcellent small hotelwell run family hotelhope to returnhome cooked foodexcellent foodenjoyable staybar menucomfortable room
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Reviewed 4 days ago 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

Thank Claire O
Response from Overscaig, Owner at Overscaig House HotelResponded 2 days ago

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

Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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 2 weeks ago

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

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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

Reviewed 3 June 2018

We stayed for one night on our recent amble through the highlands and had an excellent time in every respect. Although it is in a remote location the single track roads are ok and the journey stunning on a gloriously sunny day. We were warmly...More

1  Thank Annabell489
Response from Martin F, Owner at Overscaig House HotelResponded 4 June 2018

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

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Description
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 ...More 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. Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Restaurant
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Breakfast Available
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
8
Price range
US$103 - US$2,114 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Overscaig House Hotel Lairg, Scotland
Location
United Kingdom > Scotland > Scottish Highlands > Caithness and Sutherland > Lairg
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
8
Price range
US$103 - US$2,114 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Overscaig House Hotel Lairg, Scotland
Location
United Kingdom > Scotland > Scottish Highlands > Caithness and Sutherland > Lairg
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Traveller (52)
Room & Suite (24)
Dining (10)
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"Ask for a room over looking the loch, beautiful."
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"Overscaig in remote so plan your evening meals accordingly especially like us if you are travelling a long..."
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"Room with views of loch shin"
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"Best views at the back with views of loch."
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