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Mackay's Rooms

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Letchworth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

Lovely boutique B and B in Durness with associated bunkhouse. Lovely big room with large comfy bed. Spotlessly clean with good bathroom with deep bath and shower. Exceptional breakfast with homemade granola, bread and pastries plus the full Scottish, kippers, and a different special every day. Porridge with fruit and nuts, lovely rhubarb and cherry compotes. A welcome residents lounge....

1Thank billobe1
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

Mackay's Rooms and the Lazy Crofter Bunkhouse is an absolutely amazing place to stay. The staff is incredibly helpful and accommodating. I stayed here for a couple weeks and would highly recommend it for all types of travel whether they are business, family, large groups, or romantic getaways. The sights from the front door are epic, and prices are great.

1Thank Chad612
Nottingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

Absolutely stunning hotel on the most north-westerly tip of Scotland. Stunning scenery and location. The room was amazing, big comfy beds (feather free if required!), fabulous underfloor heating in the ensuite with power shower. Breakfast was fantastic with homemade granola and fresh compote, full Scottish breakfast and local special dishes. The owners were lovely and helpful. Great open fire in...

1Thank WDYM02
Glenrothes, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 October 2016

Beautiful homely small hotel with quality throughout. Great big bed with under floor heating in ensuite. Staff couldn't be more helpful and plenty of variety for breakfast. Would highly recommend, you wont be disappointed.

1Thank Rigman1
Stuart, Florida
Reviewed 4 October 2016

Durness is way out-of-the-way but really beautiful. Mackay's Rooms are right in the heart of this small Northen town. The rooms are warm and comfortable with modern bathrooms (and heated floors). The common areas are perfect for getting together with friends and having a dram. Breakfast is nothing short of phenomenal with homemade jams, fresh baked bread, and local favorites...

1Thank Dan R
Cornwall, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 October 2016

We loved our night at Mackay's rooms. Stayed here on our NC500 road-trip. Loved everything. Stayed in the small double room and thrilled with the furnishings, cleanliness and location. Homemade breakfast granola is fantastic.

1Thank jrep555
Dorset, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 October 2016

Lovely warm welcome on arrival, staff (owners were away for the day that we stayed) were brilliant and credit to the owners. The decoration of the building is exceptional, very scottish highland feel to it. Parking is directly over the road and as we were at the front of the building it was good to be able to see our...

1Thank dr33ma
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 September 2016

Loved our stay here. Durness is wonderfully remote with incredible beaches, and Mackays Rooms the perfect place to stay - very friendly and welcoming, and beautifully set up. Our bedroom was stylish and comfortable with everything we could want, and the breakfast was one of the best we've had anywhere.

1Thank Hels7976
Boise, Idaho
Reviewed 28 September 2016

We stayed for two nights at Mackay's and wish we good have stayed longer. Beautiful rooms and facilities with super kind and helpful staff. Our room was large and comfortable. We enjoyed talking with Fiona and getting her recommendations on things to do and whiskeys to try! The breakfasts were truly outstanding. I wish I could have them everyday -...

1Thank 83,716
Reviewed 27 September 2016

Can't ask for a better place to use as a base for exploring this part of Scotland. Clean rooms and fast Wifi, located beside the SPAR and fuel pump, and within walking distance of the key beaches. The black pudding served at breakfast is the real thing from Stornoway - to die for. Staff are friendly and energetic - they...

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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Mackay’s Rooms is one of those rare finds one makes or hears about very occasionally. Located in the rugged and spectacular scenery of Durness, Mackay’s is a truly luxurious individually styled B&B where guests can come to escape from the stresses of daily life. Guests who stay here have an opportunity to experience Scotland’s real untamed natural environment in the comfort of world class accommodation- modern highland chic! A warm welcome from Robbie and Fiona Mackay, their family and friendly staff awaits all visitors to their highland retreat. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Mackay's Rooms

Address: Durine, Durness IV27 4PN, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Scottish Highlands > Caithness and Sutherland > Durness
Hotel Class:4 star — Mackay's Rooms 4*
Number of rooms: 7
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“Front bedrooms give view of car parking”
dr33ma, 2 Oct 2016 | Read review
“La casa es exepcional, pero lo verdaderamente maravilloso es el lugar, en el extremo norte de Escocia...”
AntonioEHG, 12 Sep 2016 | Read review
“We recommed you to have a hot beverage sitting in one of the sofas in the living area. It is so nice.”
772lavinias, 29 Aug 2016 | Read review
“We had a front room and although we had the window open, noise was not an issue.”
  • Sunset on Balnakeil beach - walkable from Mackay's
andyw921, 22 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Our room was at the front overlooking carpark across the main road but was very peaceful.”
MartynC289, 7 Aug 2016 | Read review
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