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Pentland Hotel

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Prescot, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed here for the one night.Room was clean and cosy with clean en suite.There is a nice quiet bar and restaurant downstairs,serving a good range of food and drink at reasonable prices.Cant fault the place,would recommend.

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Brora, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited the Pentland for lunch with friends. Maureen, our server/host was fantastic and a fountain of local knowledge. She was very friendly and attentive. The food was very good although my curry was a bit lack lustre in terms of spices. Presentation was great and you get a good sized portion. Next time I would go for a pasta dish...

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Ashbourne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Members of a coach party and found bedroom accommodation of a good standard, food for evening meals excellent. Breakfasts self service but able to order dishes - problem was that one member of staff to be seen was very busy! Breakfast food ordered was good. We found the sound insulation between rooms poor- or just that we had noisy neighbours.

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Thank 1949etwall
Hampshire
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Rooms were large, clean and well equipped. Breakfast was ok but not as good as others on our trip to Scotland. Service was excellent and the staff could not have been more helpful. Easy walk into the town but be prepared for rain (twice soaked!)

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This a typical coaching hotel. Get them In, feed them get them out. Hate the buffet style breakfast service. Food looked congealed and rubber eggs. Staff were helpful in providing fresh items if asked. Bar/ reception staff very pleasant and helpful. Wouldn't recommend

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Southam, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were transferred to the Pentland Hotel in Thurso when our original hotel, the Norseman in Wick cancelled the day before (despite being booked 9 months in advance). So after having to travel an additional 20 miles to get to the hotel I was greeted by a tiny single room. I was very disappointed. The hotel itself is a fine...

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Lancaster, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

As a member of a car club we stopped for 1 night .The staff looked after us all .Great evening meal with fresh fish straight off the boat .Large clean room ,excellent breakfast ;we did not stay long enough to appreciate the area ,we would like to return

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Newcastle, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 April 2017

In for a pint at lunch time good service and very smartly dressed staff. Lots of people in for tea and cakes or scones so not really a mans drinking type of place. Had soup and sandwiches and both were very good lentil soup was tasty. A clean establishment with spotless toilets. Overall a pleasant hour in nice surroundings.

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Thank Norman M
Andrew M, Owner at Pentland Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Norman M, thanks for your feedback, delighted you enjoyed the service and your lunch, I have passed this onto the team and look forward to the chance to welcome you back, kind regards Andrew

Seattle
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Stayed here during a recent business trip. The hotel does need some money spent on it to bring it up to a reasonable standard. Also was told that I couldn't get an evening meal for the kitten closed at 2030 which seemed really strange. We also had a fire alarm at 0400 and no one seemed to know what was...

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

Decent bar.Staff are very good.However the rooms are very dated and have very thin walls,you can hear every creak!!. Breakfast isn't bad.Wouldn't go out of my way to stay again. In an ideal location close to shops and pubs.

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Andrew M, Owner at Pentland Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Kevinhalloran1984, thanks for your feedback, sorry you found the walls thin and the decor dated, appreciate the feedback regarding the staff, bar and breakfast. we do hope you reconsider returning as we would love the chance to look after you in the future, kind regards Andrew

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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, 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. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Pentland Hotel

Address: Princes Street, Thurso KW14 7AA, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Scottish Highlands > Caithness and Sutherland > Thurso
Price Range: $149 - $205 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Pentland Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 42
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