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Mackays Hotel

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Dining (14)
Certificate of Excellence


Certificate of Excellence
Mackays Hotel is located in Wick, in the beautiful area of Caithness. The hotel has gained wide recognition for its high standard of award winning service and fine food. You'll find yourself relaxing from the moment you arrive with our uniquely warm rooms, each furnished to capture the gentility of a Highland getaway. The No 1 Bistro is one of Caithness's tastiest dining choices and takes pride being the only restaurant in Wick recognised for culinary excellence with an AA Rosette. Using only the best local produce and fish straight from the boats at Scrabster, our No 1 Bistro has gone to great lengths to ensure a mouth-watering Highland menu which offers something for everyone. Our guests can also take advantage of free entry to the local pool and gym and fast WiFi throughout the building. At Mackays, we like to keep things simple. Affordable luxury and excellent company. After all, caring for you is what we do.
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Property amenities
Room Service
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Banquet Room
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Public Wifi
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Room features
Non-Smoking Rooms
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74Somewhat walkable
Grade: 74 out of 100
17Restaurantswithin 1 km
3Attractionswithin 1 km
87Room tips
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Made to feel very welcome by delightful staff who could not have made the stay any more enjoyable. From the wine connoisseur, to the receptionist and to Craig, who made breakfast and dinner all the more pleasurable - Thankyou.
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My second visit and the only place to stay in the far north. My rooms were immaculate and of a good size. Food is of a high standard with varied menus. Don't miss the locally smoked haddock and poached eggs for breakfast , world class. Cosy Barr with good beer, my favourite at
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I loved it here. I was travelling alone for work and had booked here because it was close to where I needed to be. When I arrived I was shown to my room... Not a bog standard double room as I expected but next door to a flat in the next block. It was great, very spacious and had
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Met up and had coffee, tea and scones they were amazing the scones were just out of the oven lovely and hot butter just melted then the jan yum yum,i didn't have cream but the otgers did,go give it a try.
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Quiet wee place. Adequate for what we were looking for. Comfortable bed, warm room, too warm for me (but that's because I like a cold bedroom), good shower facilities. Breakfast in the morning was good. Quite a small portion and a bitesized tatties scone and 1/2 a slice of black
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Response from MackaysHotel, Owner at Mackays Hotel
Responded 3 weeks ago
Dear KellyLL85 Thank you for your feedback. We put 1/2 slice of black pudding on because our guests ate only half of the full slice. Glad you enjoyed your breakfast and staying with us! Warm regards Ellie
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Mackay's Hotel, as seen from the bridge
Nice to sit by the window and relax.
Yes, great coffee.
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Are dogs allowed at this hotel?
We look after pets in our apartments!
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do you take credit cards? visa?
Hello Yes we do as well as MasterCard and Amex.
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"This was our second trip. Rooms on both trips were great!"
"Apartment was great for an extended stay."
"We had a room overlooking the Wick River. It was interesting to watch the tide come in and out."
"Try elswhere."
"Apartments are 'tired' but, clean, comfortable and spacious"
US$115 - US$183 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
mackays hotel wick
United KingdomScotlandCaithness and SutherlandWick
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