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The Havelock

Crescent Road, Nairn IV12 4NB, Scotland
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  • Nairn Beach
    0.8 km
  • Free Parking
  • Free Wifi
Reviewed 11 September 2016
Mostly Fantastic
I was pleased with my Room at The Havelock (Room 5), huge 4... more
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Tielt, Belgium
Reviewed 14 December 2016

there is a pub downstairs so is get's noisy when you want to be in your room for a moment of rest. breakfast isn't what we expected to be. everething whas prepacked in plastic. at the other hotels in the neighborhood we had fresh bakked pannecakes, fresh meat, cheese,marmalades,...

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MHMHolding, Owner at The Havelock, responded to this review

Rooms at Havelock are sold on "room only" basis. Breakfast can be purchased from our sister hotel next door (The Braeval Hotel). Breakfast at the Braeval is a full cooked to order Scottish breakfast. We don't provide any pre-packed in plastic food. So, I think you must be confusing us with somewhere else that you stayed in Nairn.

Yorkshire
Reviewed 11 September 2016

I was pleased with my Room at The Havelock (Room 5), huge 4 Poster Bed, nice big roomy Bathroom, Shower in Bath Tub, so no cramped space showering. Nicely decorated with comfy chairs. My only minor gripes with the room is that the wooden floor was more than a little dusty in places, so not thoroughly cleaned, clean in other...

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MHMHolding, Owner at The Havelock, responded to this review

Thank you for your detailed feedback. We do appreciate your helpful comments on areas where we can improve.

Alexandria, Scotland
Reviewed 2 September 2016

We booked The Havelock Hotel (a pub with rooms) for two nights, on a room only basis. We were a little early on arriving, but got the car parked in their parking area and checked in immediately. There is no reception as such - you go through to the bar/lounge area, and speak with a member of staff, who checks...

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MHMHolding, Owner at The Havelock, responded to this review

Many thanks for your detailed and thoughtful review. Your feedback is much appreciated.

Nairn, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

Lovely food. Friendly service. Great place! Nice selection on their menu but I love their specials board - always something different. Restaurant area is an ideal if you want a more relaxed atmosphere. The bar area can be quite busy but a great spot. Highly recommend.

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MHMHolding, Owner at The Havelock, responded to this review

We can't ask for more than to be "highly recommended2 - so your comments are very much appreciated. Thank you.

Bangkok, Bangkok, Thailand
Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

We stayed for 3 nights as we watched the Scottish Open golf. Room was good, staff very welcoming, breakfast (served just 2 doors down at their sister hotel) was very good and the Havelock itself a good pub serving decent food. This is an unpretentious venue that delivers good quality accommodation, decent beers and pub food in a good atmosphere.

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MHMHolding, Owner at The Havelock, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments which are much appreciated. We are essentially a "pub with rooms" but aim to be a good one! I'm pleased we delivered on that.

Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 July 2016

We were in the Havelock several times during our holiday. We found the staff very friendly . We ate there on the the last evening an the meal was very nice. We also found the service very good especially by Donald.

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MHMHolding, Owner at The Havelock, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting us repeatedly during your stay in Nairn. I'm glad you enjoyed the Havelock. Your comments are much appreciated.

Glenrothes, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 June 2016

We found this wee gem by accident. Lovely wee pub. We had food on the first night lasagne was amazing. It was so good we returned the next evening for the steak night we had the most amazing steaks. Onion rings great and the skinny fries were great. Good value for money and we will def be returning. Hosts were...

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MHMHolding, Owner at The Havelock, responded to this review

I'm pleased you received a friendly welcome at the Havelock and enjoyed the food too. Thank you for your lovely comments.

Stonehaven, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 June 2016 via mobile

We were in Nairn for a night before a competition in Inverness.We arrived just before 4pm and after settling in to our room elsewhere we decided to find somewhere to eat.It was a Saturday and we were expecting most establishments to be open all day.We couldn't find any places serving meals all day but we're recommended to try the Havelock...

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MHMHolding, Owner at The Havelock, responded to this review

Thank you for posting your review. I'm glad you enjoyed your visit. We're known for our great value pub grub, but our fresh pizza and great Scottish steaks are worth trying too.

Nairn, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 June 2016

last night my family went to the Havelock hotel for a meal to celebrate my granny's birthday that was on Monday, my parents and granny and grandpa had steak and my sister had a 12 inch spicy chicken pizza and my brother and I had jumbo fish and chips with our fish and chips came with peas,chips,lemon,homemade tartar sauce after...

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MHMHolding, Owner at The Havelock, responded to this review

I'm delighted to hear that your visit was such a success. Thank you for your lovely comments and review rating. We look forward to your next visit.

Badenoch and Strathspey, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 May 2016

We went to the Havelock as had been before many years ago when we used to visit Nairn regularly and the food then was superb. This visit however was a big disappointment. We ordered fajitas chicken and sirloin. The sirloin was chewy and the fajita was about two quarters of a tortilla instead of the 10 inch one that was...

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MHMHolding, Owner at The Havelock, responded to this review

We have made huge changes to the Havelock since taking over in August. I'm pleased to say that most feedback has been very positive (as can be seen from our reviews). So, it's very disappointing to hear your remarks. I'm really sorry that we didn't meet your expectations.

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Havelock is a small pub hotel located close to the beach in the popular seaside town of Nairn. Owned by Nairn locals, Gordon and Morag Holding, it has a welcoming, informal atmosphere. The Havelock serves good quality traditional pub bistro style food. It has 5 en suite bedrooms, most with baths and some with sea views. Under new ownership since August 2015, the hotel has been entirely refurbished. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Havelock

Address: Crescent Road, Nairn IV12 4NB, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Scottish Highlands > Nairn
Price Range: $81 - $166 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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“Lovely food good beer and worth a visit.x”
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