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Smoo Cave Hotel

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped here for tea whilst cycling NC500. The pub itself is very cosy with a log fire in the bar area and friendly staff and locals. We had steak pie fresh out of the oven and haggis with neaps and tatties. The portions were absolutely huge and the pie was without a doubt the best we've had in a...

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Sheffield
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Booked this last minute after camping plans fell through due to bad weather. Really accomodating ans very friendly people, always making sure we were happy and comfortable but without being intrusive. Very modern rooms. Food also really good

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Granada, Spain
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here just for one night while driving the NC500. Had a great nights sleep in this very tidy, warm and cosy hotel. Dinner at the hotel was good too although the breakfast the next morning was a bit lacklustre in comparison.

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Isle of Skye, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 January 2017

We booked this hotel as we needed somewhere to stay with our new puppy whilst on a short business trip. Smoo Cave Hotel didn't disappoint, everything was perfect - the location, the food, the cleanliness, but above all the friendliest of welcomes & the fuss they made over our puppy. Excellent service from all the staff! We'll definitely be back,...

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Thank LynneAB A
Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

I didn't stay at the hotel but came here to eat and have a drink. The staff and locals are incredibly friendly and made me feel very welcome. I had some good quality food with exceptional service. I stayed and had a drink with the locals as they took the time to have a chat with me and to give...

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Thank Ashley L
Letchworth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

Stopped here for an evening meal. Much better and friendlier than the Sango Sands Oasis which we also tried. Great steak pie, monkfish tails. Orcadian beer in the bar. Very good value. A bit further out of Durness but not too far.

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Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

My wife and i completed the NC500 in August 2016, we stayed for 1 night in the Smoo cave Hotel, what a Great place, fantastic room, great good and great craic in the bar in the evening.. completely recommend it. 5 stars

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Thank Mark W
Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

Wonderful scenic Hotel on the North coast . Room 5 was great. Had everything you need.Tv, hot shower, tea and coffee,kettle,nice view. Staff and owners friendly and proffesional. Great Craic in the bar with owners and locals. Food was great, Haggis scotch egg. Great selection of beers and malt whiskys.Got early check-in and late checkout. Ryder cup golf on TV,...

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Goole, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 September 2016

This is the worst place I have ever stayed if we had been staying more than 1 night I would have walked out. It smelt like someone had been applying some sort of muscle linnament the bed was 2 singles pushed together, the shower door didn't close properly and the cover for the on off switch was missing so you...

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Saffron Walden, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 September 2016

I had this hotel and restaurant booked for about 6 months. The staff were really wonderful, friendly, helpful and pleasant. However the room was atrocious with canvas wardrobe, broken lamp shades and the foulest smell coming from a very dirty looking en suite. Disgusting. We had also booked a table at the restaurant, but the booking appeared to have gone...

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  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included

Additional Information about Smoo Cave Hotel

Address: Durness IV27 4QB, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Scottish Highlands > Caithness and Sutherland > Durness
Number of rooms: 2
Also Known As:
Smoo Cave Hotel Durness, Scotland
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“Ask for a family room”
lynneaba, 6 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Choose a room recommended by another traveller. Ours was abominable.”
  • Chunks of porcelain missing under the sink.
  • Both bedside lampshades were cracked and damaged.
  • For the price we expected more than a canvas wardrobe.
  • Some of the black damp in the shower.
Helenlightning, 24 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Don't worry about the rooms being close to the restaurant. The sound-proofing is very good.”
limeyferg, 1 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Ground floor overlooking the back towards to the cliffs - nice view”
michele395, 8 Jul 2016 | Read review
“We had the family room on the ground floor.”
GadgetGirlie, 5 Jul 2016 | Read review
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