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Altnaharra Hotel

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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good20%
  • Average11%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
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Originally a drover's inn, and with a history dating back to the late 17th Century, the Altnaharra Hotel has been attracting fishing enthusiasts from far and wide for over 190 years, earning itself a much-deserved reputation as a world class fishing destination.Retaining many of its period features reflecting its long history, the Altnaharra Hotel has been lovingly and meticulously restored to provide a getaway for fishing and shooting enthusiasts, as well as those looking for a relaxing and tranquil retreat.In addition, The Altnaharra offers two beautifully restored self-catering cottages, each with two bedrooms. We can also offer very affordable rooms in our log cabin, exclusively for LEJOG cyclists and Munro Baggers.
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Free Parking
Free Internet
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Non-Smoking Hotel
Breakfast included
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Non-Smoking Rooms
Family Rooms
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Getting there
Wick Airport82 km
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During our cycling tour through Scotland, we have had coffee and scones in this hotel. It was the worst coffee we have had in the five weeks we were in Scotland. The scones were really without any taste. The staff was not friendly at all.

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Reviewed 23 September 2018

'An oasis' is how a fellow diner described this characterful country house hotel near to Loch Naver midway between Lairg and the Kyle of Tongue. When we checked in the Manageress Becky took us to the Sutherland room where the soft furnishings were in a...More

Thank EKandBSK
Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

The location of this friendly hotel is stunning and well worth my detour as I continue my NC500 journey around the coast. I spent 2 nights staying in a single £70 a night room so maybe that was my problem as the hotel describes itself...More

Thank 525JeffM
Reviewed 13 September 2018 via mobile

We stopped here on the fourth night of our North Coast 500 cycle trip. After a long day cycling we were disappointed the showers didn’t work. The manager’s advice was to wait 5 minutes as only one shower in the hotel would work at a...More

Thank Gareth P
Reviewed 6 September 2018

Lovely, friendly hotel. Located in a beautiful setting with so much too see and do. Fantastic walks straight out the front door of the hotel ( my god did we walk) !!! Great to see the puffin on the nearby island!! The food was worth...More

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"Ask for the ground floor room with a fireplace, and ask for it to be lit. Great atmosphere."
28 May 2018
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"All rooms have individual names- "Hope " is nice looking over the front (located over the dining..."
19 Jun 2017
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"DON't GO is the best advice"
17 Jun 2017
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"Hope and Cheiftan are the largest. The pictures on the internet don't do the rooms justice."
3 May 2017
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