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Bay Highland Hotel

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Peacefully set in its own grounds with lovely views over the colourful village square, this chateau style hotel’s traditional features have been carefully retained to strike just the right Highland note. A warm welcoming feeling comes as much from the friendly staff as from the fine wood panelled public rooms which have been carefully preserved. Strathpeffer itself is just steps away from the hotel and is renowned as an attractive Highland spa resort with fabulous Victorian architecture. Be sure to enjoy the scenic views of the village below from the open veranda. The massive peak of Ben Wyvis is the backdrop to this charming village. It’s a perfect base from which to explore Scotland’s dramatic Northern Highlands – mountainous countryside, sparkling streams, waterfalls and golden shores.
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Inverness Airport30 km
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Me and my wife Julie have just spent 5 days in the Bay Highland hotel at Strathpeffer with Shearings coach tours to celebrate our 60th birthday's - The service from the staff and food was spot on - We had a drinks package that was adequate for the trip type - We had a room that h
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Stayed here from the 19 November 2018 for 4 nights on a Shearings coach holiday.The hotel is situated overlooking the small village centre of Strathpeffer,which is a square with a post office, store, tea room and gift shop a short walk from the hotel down quite a steep incline.Th
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Just returned from a 4 day break with Shearings. Hotel and service exceptional value for money. The staff were very helpful and competes with other higher rated hotels. In particular Tereza our appointed waitress was brilliant- really understands service and went well above and b
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Just returned from this lovely Hotel. Couldn't fault it even the weather was great. The rooms were spotless and really warm . The food was vey good nice choices every day. Loved the staff so obliging and friendly. Simon our Driver was a mine of information so we know quite a lot
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Probably one of the best Shearings hotels we have ever stayed at. The setting was simply gorgeous with beautiful views to village and beyond. Large comfortable room, spotlessly clean as was the very spacious en suite. Food was of a high quality as was the evening entertainment
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Responded 4 weeks ago
What a lovely review, thank you so much for taking the time to post. We all appreciate the very kind comments. We look forward to welcoming you back.
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Very dated bath room in most rooms. No shower.
shower you have to clamber in bath and no shower curtain
Bedroom ceiling corner
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Any pubs you can walk to on an evening near the hotel?
There’s a few other hotels that often have entertainment and I think one of them has a bar that locals frequent. There is a Little restaurant which looks quite romantic to have a meal but not open late. It’s a beautiful place to visit! Don’t miss the train station!!!! 🚂
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Do thay sell cider in the hotel bar? If so can you get it with your drinks vouchers
They do sell cider at the hotel. I am not sure what brands and yes I know you can get what they have on tap on the voucher and if you want something different you have to pay an upgrade charge but it is not more than a pound.
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Can you tell me what time the bar closes. We don't like to go to bed really early.
I use go bed around 10.30 and bar was still open not sure what time it closes sorry couldn’t be more help
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We're going soon on the 8 day Shearings holiday that's based at the Bay Highland Hotel. The travel documents say that we'll be advised by our driver of the operating days for the included excursions (two full days + one half day). It would be helpful to know that before we go, so that we can make some other plans that won't conflict with the included excursions. What's been the typical pattern for the week on previous holidays, please? In particular, are we safe to assume that none of the excursions are likely to be on the very first day after our arrival (Sunday)? Many thanks. Geoff
Im not sure with the 8day holiday but its usually the day after you arrive after breakfast , they also post the days and times of excursions etc on a notice board in the hotel .
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Is it possible to get to Rogie Falls by bus from the hotel? Apart from Inverness and Dingwall, are there other places which are reachable by bus?
I think there is a bust no 61 you can catch in Strathpeffer Square which passes through the scenic route to the pretty west coast fishing village of Ullapool. From there you can catch the ferry to the island of Lewis but if you can also take a return bus in the afternoon which would get you back in good time for your evening meal at the hotel. The bus is quite early but the square is just in front of the hotel. The bus does stop in Contin which I think is near Rogie falls but you may need to arrange a taxi from there. It also stops in Garve, Altguish and Braemore. If you phone D&E Coaches on 01463222444 or find their website, they may help further. There may also be special tours to Rogie falls which you could join. The hotel will also be very helpful. I hope this helps and you have a great trip.
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"Ask for refurbished room"
"Top floor rooms give a lovely view of the village at the front"
"If you can get an upgrade, go for it."
"Upgrade to a superior room"
"I was on 3rd floor, possibly don't get a room on Ist floor as noise from entertainment could be loud"
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PRICE RANGE
US$ 44 - US$ 146 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
highland hotel strathpeffer
LOCATION
United KingdomScotlandRoss and CromartyStrathpeffer
NUMBER OF ROOMS
131
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