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Oakengates, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 August 2016

Stayed here 9th July 2016 whilst on the 500 North Coast tour. Room very disappointing. In much need of a makeover and a clean as the top of the door was thick with dust. No staff on reception evenings or mornings so couldn't complain. My husband had a beer in the bar but was very watery and disgusting. Will not...

Thank aliwill2014
Reviewed 12 July 2016 via mobile

I came to the Holborn Hotel with my family, we were looking forward to a nice meal out. Unfortunately we were not impressed with the food we received. Almost £5 for 2 haggis balls and some mashed potato when you can get a full plate on nachos for almost the same price. Then for our mains one family member ordered...

Thank madhatterukuk
Thurso, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 May 2016 via mobile

Ate here with my family for lunch. Place was dead, lunch was basic tuna on my panini was too wet, my son had a milkshake and it was tiny and cost £1.50 and was basically crusha, didn't even put a straw in it for him. Person who served us was extremely dry and barely smiled.

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Reviewed 6 April 2016 via mobile

We stayed one night at the Holborn hotel whilst travelling back to Orkney after a holiday. We arrived at 10pm after a very long train journey and were greeted by a friendly and efficient young man. We stayed in the annexe which was perfectly suited to our needs with two bedrooms and a bathroom accessed through a private door. Having...

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Reviewed 18 February 2016 via mobile

The service is a joke never seen such a sour faced depressed service staff she just grunted and give dirty looks at us and customers It made me and my girlfriend feel very unwelcome and uncomfortable Prices are way overpriced for the food and drink feel like I have been mugged to some degree food is good but the major...

1Thank Vincent W
Griesheim, Germany
Reviewed 28 September 2015

It doesn't look special from the outside and maybe is not the first place to find when driving thru Thurso, but we had a really pleasant stay. It has been the most expensive room, we had on our trip, but the super quality of the breakfast and the hospitality of the people made up for this. Always important: The rooms...

Thank TanjaBK
Reviewed 26 September 2015

From check in to check out all staff were really nice and friendly, special thanks to manageress, and Ginnie in the bar. In the morning there was a self service selection of juices, fruit & cereals and the waitress took your order for the cooked breakfast of your choice. Dinner was lovely, highly recommend the fish in breadcrumbs. I have...

Thank Seal26
Tauranga, New Zealand
Reviewed 17 August 2015

Booked this on line and was more expensive than the B&B's we had stayed in. Room was OK if a bit worn and oldish. Major let down was a barely warm shower in the morning. Breakfast was OK, served by a chirpy chef.

2Thank Herbsteraged
Reading, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 July 2015

Stayed 2 nights. Room on top floor, sloping ceiling and small en-suite, all of which worked OK and was clean and tidy, but not hugely luxurious; view over rooftops only. Wifi was patchy - when it worked, OK. No lift - would be a problem for someone with limited mobility. Breakfast normal fare, cooked to order, but service slow even...

Thank Graham S
Reviewed 8 July 2015

Thurso being so far north it was a refreshing break from the long drive as far north as the mainland offers. Holborn is more hotel than B&B and therefore lost a little in the service but I expected this. But it has a pub bar and modest restaurant - "red pepper" only there 1 night so limited my review rather...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Situated in the town centre this 7 bedroom, family run hotel offers modern, comfortable Bed and Breakfast accommodation. All rooms recently renovated with en-suite shower, TV, tea/coffee facilities. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Holborn Hotel

Address: 16 Princes Street, Thurso KW14 7BQ, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Scottish Highlands > Caithness and Sutherland > Thurso
Price Range: ₹ 6,964 - ₹ 8,671 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 9
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“Don't recommend anyone stays here.”
 of 5 bubbles aliwill2014, 9 Aug 2016 | Read review
“The annexe has a self contained ground floor unit of two twin rooms with shared shower room, which would make it ideal for a family.”
 of 5 bubbles Seal26, 26 Sep 2015 | Read review
“away from the main road”
 of 5 bubbles V2-60885, 3 Jun 2013 | Read review
“Try the Hoegaarden beer!”
 of 5 bubbles Canisp10, 26 May 2013 | Read review
“Don't stay in top apartment :)”
 of 5 bubbles EithneM_12, 3 May 2013 | Read review
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