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Dunnet, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went for a meal at the Hotel. We walked into reception and eventually Eilidh came to take our coats and escort us to the bar for pre-dinner drinks. We ordered our meal and were taken into the restaurant by Holly who helped by Eilidh served our meal. It was excellent. I had a steak, which I am pleased to... More 

Thank Colin L
Georgia Coast, Georgia
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260 reviews
64 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We booked a "Master Double" in the River House. It was a nice, comfortable room a short walk from the main building. Had our own assigned parking spot. Comfortable bed and good wi-fi. We ate dinnner at the hotel the first night, and it was very good.

Thank NewAdventurer2
Greater London, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

All the staff at this hotel were excellent and we were made to feel very welcome. The restaurant has two rosettes, so we were slightly disappointed that the same menu was offered both nights of our stay. Surely a chef of this calibre can cope with a daily 'special' so that guests have a little more choice. Our room was... More 

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Wakefield, United Kingdom
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14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2016

We travelled over 500 miles from West Yorkshire for our wedding without seeing Forss House Hotel. Friends had said it was a suitable location for a small family gathering and we took them at their word. We sure were not disappointed. The place had all the charm we expected from a small country house hotel but what really knocked us... More 

Thank John F
Milton Keynes, England
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 October 2016

We were driving the NC500 in our sports car and there isn't a lot of choice of hotels at the top of Scotland so we selected this one despite the average reviews from a couple of other NC500 travellers. The hotel is in the middle of nowhere after Thurso (we were driving anti-clockwise, something I fully recommend as the West... More 

Thank MycroftAllan
Forss, Manager at Forss House Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us and for taking time to post a review. Our aim at Forss House is to provide a comfortable, traditional country home with a friendly welcome; it sounds like we got the friendly welcome part right. Over the last 10 years we’ve totally refurbished the property from the ground up, from all the things you... More 

Denver, Colorado
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133 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

Everything about Forss is just right. The building is lovely and each room is unique. Everything is neat and the public rooms are super cozy. The breakfast is a step above what you would normally expect and the dinner are always a special treat - and there is always a really tasty vegetarian option; what a bonus.

Thank ThatchersBiscuit
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42 reviews
33 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 September 2016

Thank-you Anne, Eilidh and Holly for making my daughters 21st meal so memorable, the attention to detail and service was perfection, the meal was the best I have ever had and we will certainly be going back, absolutely loved it.

Thank eileen062
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52 reviews
25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 September 2016

Beautiful buliding, quiet location, comfy furniture in the lobby and an efficient welcome from Anne Mackenzie - what a lady - professional and great fun. Loved the room which was like an aprtment, the bathroom was beautiful, sparklingly clean throughout. We enjoyed an excellent dinner and breakfast next morning in the conservatory. We only stayed one night as this was... More 

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Berrynarbor, United Kingdom
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106 reviews
67 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 130 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 September 2016

We had a lovely welcome here from one of the younger members of staff, and we found everyone here to be very friendly. Our room was spacious & comfortable with a pleasant view over the garden. We thoroughly enjoyed the food, good local ingredients well cooked. Service was a little slow on the first night but we had been told... More 

Thank jamly
Los Angeles, California
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181 reviews
27 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

We stayed two nights on our tour of Scotland. The location by the river was scenic. We were very pleasantly surprised by the excellence of the food in the restaurant; a top rate chef for a small rural hotel was a treat. The hospitality was exceptional; the proprietor went out of her way to make us welcome, and provide essentials... More 

Thank Jrryo

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Forss House is a delightful 1810 country home nestling in 20 acres of woodland, below a waterfall, on the gently meandering River Forss. A 14 bedroom family owned hotel Forss House is an elegant comfortable haven that puts you instantly at ease with a welcoming staff keen to look after you. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Forss House Hotel

Address: Forss, Thurso KW14 7XY, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Scottish Highlands > Caithness and Sutherland > Thurso
Price Range: ₹ 7,405 - ₹ 14,896 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Forss House Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 14
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Can't recommend our room - disappointing lack of view and about eight steps down to the bathroom.”
 of 5 bubbles MycroftAllan, 7 Oct 2016 | Read review
“We didn't see the rooms in the main house, but the river view rooms were spacious and quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles Chuck_R_1968, 9 Sep 2016 | Read review
“"cairnmore" is a very lovely room”
 of 5 bubbles BEE239, 5 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Riverside view of gardens”
 of 5 bubbles michaellC7416AZ, 21 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Morven is quiet and has a quirky bathroom down a few steps”
 of 5 bubbles 417maggieb, 13 Jun 2016 | Read review
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