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Pentland Hotel

Overview
Princes Street, Thurso KW14 7AA Scotland See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Room Service
Family Rooms
Bar/Lounge
3.5 Star accommodation
About
Description
The Pentland Hotel is located in the central of Thurso, a small town situated on the northern coastline overlooking the Orkney Islands. Thurso's history stretches back to the time of the Vikings, More when it was once referred to as Thorsa, translated meaning 'Thor's River'. Thurso shares its famous history of the fishing industry with its neighbouring town Wick, but is also well known among surfers and kayakers who travel from all over the world to experience the swells our sea has to offer. Suitable for families and business people alike, this hotel will offer you comfortable accommodation and a warm welcome from staff. The Pentland Hotel has two lounges for conferences and a night porter available to ensure late services are accommodated to and early risers can enjoy a continental ​breakfast. Being based in the center of Thurso offers you many opportunities to not only explore the town but also enjoy the frequent public transport to explore other parts of the county. Stay at the Pentland Hotel and allow us to ensure that you experience a pleasant and enjoyable visit to the delights of the far north of Scotland. The hotel has 41 en-suite bedrooms made up of single, twin, double, triple, and family units. Each bedroom has been stylishly decorated and made to accommodate your various needs to ensure that your stay will be as comfortable and relaxed as possible. All rooms include a phone, TV with Freeview, a hairdryer, a radio alarm clock, and complimentary tea and coffee making facilities. The hotel has a large split level dining room so that smaller parties of up to 30 may enjoy extra privacy. The restaurant uses only the freshest local Caithness seafood and produce. Vegetarian choices and children's menus are also available. The reception foyer is an attractive area where guests can relax after their meal in comfort. The focus of this room is the fireplace with its carved wooden mantel on a Caithness stone hearth. We have free wi-fi in and around the reception area. Alternatively, the cosy, welcoming atmosphere of the lounge bar is an area where families can sit and where light refreshments and snacks can be eaten, in the more informal surroundings. Less
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Restaurant
Room Service
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Beachfront
Free Parking
Pool
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
42
Price range
US$91 - US$128 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Pentland Hotel Thurso, Scotland
Location
United Kingdom > Scotland > Scottish Highlands > Caithness and Sutherland > Thurso
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We went for carvery buffet on Sunday late afternoon and were surprised to find the restaurant still really busy. We had a bit of a wait for our table but once seated the service was prompt and attentive. There is a large jug of iced water for each table and three courses for less
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Response from amccinv, Manager at Pentland Hotel
Responded Oct. 22, 2018
Hello PollyAbderdeenshire, thank you for taking the time to leave us a review, your feedback is greatly appreciated. We are thrilled to hear you had such an enjoyable visit to us for our Sunday carvery. Your positive comments are a delight to read. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon!
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We stayed here for two nights as part of a tour. Despite being old, the hotel is comfortable and the staff are friendly. We had breakfast and dinner at the hotel on both days and the food was certainly of a decent standard.

Although it is located in the centre of town, Thurso
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Response from amccinv, Manager at Pentland Hotel
Responded Oct. 22, 2018
Hello LinSouthAfrica, thank you for taking the time to leave us a review, we really appreciated your feedback. We are glad to hear you had an enjoyable stay with us and hope you will choose to stay with us again in the future when visiting the area.
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We liked this old hotel a lot. It seemed like a weekend stop from 1940. Very clean room private bath room,new tv, everything was in good repair. All of the staff was very friendly and quickly attended to all that we asked for. Bring your own washcloth. The food and service in the
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Response from amccinv, Manager at Pentland Hotel
Responded Oct. 10, 2018
Hello Jel72018, thank you for taking the time to leave us a review, your feedback is greatly appreciated. We are glad you found your stay with us to be enjoyable, and that our staff were helpful, thank you for your kind comments. We are currently undergoing some major renovations and improvements throughout the hotel, so we will take on board your feedback regarding providing wash cloths within the rooms, as well as the possibility of having an elevator installed. However we do currently have disabled access to our bar areas and function rooms, as well as a disabled toilet in the reception area.
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Once through the revolving doors and you are in a comfortable atmosphere of dark wood, thick carpets, big armchairs and a fire burning at one end of the reception lounge. Quick and friendly reception and it is up to the first floor where there is another sitting room with more
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Response from amccinv, Manager at Pentland Hotel
Responded Oct. 1, 2018
Hello Robert, thank you for taking the time to leave us a review, your feedback is greatly appreciated. We are glad to hear that you found your stay with us to be comfortable, and that you enjoyed our breakfast buffet. We have recently and are continually carrying out some renovations and improvements throughout the hotel so we are very pleased to hear you have noticed this and will take on board your feedback regarding the bedroom and bar atmosphere to continue to improve the hotels features. We hope to welcome you back again soon.
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Stayed here on business . Rooms are a bit dated but on the whole decent value for money . Staff are very friendly and very helpful . Breakfast is very good buffet style . On street parking . Kind of old style hotel . lounge and bar area very friendly .
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Response from amccinv, Manager at Pentland Hotel
Responded Sep. 25, 2018
Hello Reloader22, thank you for taking the time to leave us a review, your feedback is greatly appreciated. We are glad that you found your stay with us to be enjoyable. We are currently carrying out major renovations and improvements throughout the hotel which is a lengthy process unfortunately so it will take some time for these to be seen around the entire hotel, but we hope to welcome you back again in the future and you will hopefully be able to see our completed updated renovations.
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Are there coin operated laundry facilities in the hotel for use by the guests?
Dear M M, unfortunately we do not have any coin operated laundry facilities for guests but we do operate a laundry service for our guests, where the laundry is left with us in the morning and it will be washed and tumble dried by the evening. This service is £20 per one of our laundry bags. Please let me know if I can assist with any further queries, Kind regards Andrew
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Do you offer hair dryers in your rooms?
Yes, there is a hairdryer in the room, not the bathroom, but the room.
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"it is all very quiet"
"Not much view out of the back rooms, but probably more quiet"
"The bed was not fit for purpose."
"Room 1 is very comfortable and is highly recommended"
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