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“Clean, Comfortable, Cozy”
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St Clair Hotel
Ranked #7 of 9 Hotels in Thurso
Toronto, Canada
Level 6 Contributor
49 reviews
39 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
“Clean, Comfortable, Cozy”
Reviewed 7 January 2014

Stayed here while doing a tour with Insight/Trafalgar in October 2013.

The tour company selected this hotel and stayed here 2 night.

Front desk staff and porter ere great and very helpful and kind.

Bed was tiny (double bed?), especially since my partner is 6,4" but we made due and it was comfortable for the two nights.
Room was a small but clean, tidy and cozy

Walls were thin, but was stayed off season so it was pretty quite.

Bathroom was also tiny and shower stall was difficult for someone who's tall, but again, we made the best of it and it was good.

Hotel is central and easy walking distance around the lovely town of Thurso.

We had a great stay and would stay here again.
Clean, comfortable, nice room, and had a great two nights in Thurso!

  • Stayed October 2013, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 6 November 2013

We stayed here for one night. It is very central and so you can walk from the station and to all the other parts of the town quite easily. There is nothing spectacular about the hotel. It is clean and basic and really just average all round. Breakfast was good and the staff were friendly. We had contemplated having dinner in the hotel as well but decided that the menu was just not to our taste. It was quite limited and more expensive than another similar hotel in the town. We wouldn't rush back here and if we were in town again would probably stay at another similarly rated hotel simply to make a comparison.

  • Stayed October 2013, travelled as a couple
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Minehead, United Kingdom
Level 5 Contributor
56 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 September 2013

Stayed for two nights recently as part of a group. Our room was fairly small but clean and tidy. The shower was top class and the bed very comfortable. Meals were ok but there was some portion control. One roast potato and chicken casserole with 5 small cubes of meat! Okay for some but not really enough for the men. Breakfast good though. Nice little bar for per dinner drinks.

  • Stayed September 2013, travelled with friends
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Weymouth, Massachusetts
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133 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 August 2013

We stayed 2 nights at the St Clair Hotel as part of a coach trip. While the room was small, it was clean and adequate for our needs. It was also very quiet at night allowing for a nice restful sleep. The staff was welcoming and very friendly making sure all our needs were met. We had 2 breakfasts and 2 dinners as part of our tour. The food was delicious and there was a lovely pub.

  • Stayed August 2013, travelled with friends
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Tucson, AZ
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92 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 July 2013

This hotel is located right in town. Very friendly, helpful staff. My room was very basic but clean but I didn't travel to the end of the Earth to just sit in my room. Nice pub attached to the hotel. I slipped in a mud puddle while touring one of the sights. The staff was most helpful in getting my clothing cleaned

  • Stayed May 2013, travelled solo
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London
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66 reviews
34 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 June 2013

Thurso is located far from anywhere - it's why I wanted to go. Upon arrival at reception, I received the warmest of welcomes, and this continued throughout the stay. The staff are excellent. My room was basic, and the tv tiny, but I didn't care. I spent the evening walking along the beach and coastline. This area has great nature and the hotel was a welcome place to return to for a nightcap. Food - good. Service - excellent.

  • Stayed May 2013, travelled solo
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Australia
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Reviewed 20 October 2012

The hotel is in the centre of Thurso and being an older style building the rooms are quite small but extremely comfortable with good bedding and amenities including modern ensuite fittings. The hotel is very clean and well maintained. The staff were very friendly and efficient and meals were most enjoyable.
Thurso is a delightful town and there are many interseting places to visit in the surrounding area [see photos] including sandy beaches, John O'Groats, Dunnet Head which is the most northerly point of the mainland, historical Wick which has a most interesting museum and the wonderful Mey Castle which was the only residence that Elizabeth the late Queen Mother actually owned.[Her well used blue coat and wellington boots are still just inside the front door!]

Stayed September 2012, travelled with friends
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Property: St Clair Hotel
Address: Sinclair Street, Thurso KW14 7AJ, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Scottish Highlands > Caithness and Sutherland > Thurso
Amenities:
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Ranked #7 of 9 Hotels in Thurso
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:3 star — St Clair Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 34
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