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Keiss Harbour House, built in 1833.
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Keiss Harbour House, built in 1833.
House and Harbour View of the house and harbour, looking across the sea
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Keiss Harbour House, built in 1833.
House and Harbour
View of the house and harbour, looking across the sea
House and Harbour
House and Harbour
House and Harbour
Great Room - soaring 6 metre ceiling with an open fire at one end, and a wood stove at the other.
Great Room - various comfortable areas to relax after exploring the beautiful Caithness coastline.
Wood stove in Great Room.
Great Room - dining table seats 14 or 16 comfortably. Child's high chair provided.
Open fire in Great Room.
Harbour views
Breakfast Room - relax by the open fire, or try a jigsaw overlooking the sea
Breakfast Room and stairs down to bedrooms on lower level (stair gate at top of stairs)
Front entrance
Open fire in Breakfast Room just off the kitchen
Kitchen with island seating for 5.
Enjoy cooking with friends and family while overlooking the magnificent sea views.
Well-equipped kitchen with two fridges, freezer, wine fridge, double oven, microwave, dishwasher
Downstairs corridor
Bedroom 1 (Kingsize bed)
Bedroom 2 (Kingsize bed and cot) with balcony.
Bedroom 3 (Kingsize bed) with balcony.
Bedroom 4 (Two single beds)
Bedroom 5 (Two sets of bunk beds, sleeps 4, suitable for adults).
Shower and Steam Room
Family bathroom - bath with handheld shower
A bath with a view!
Another view from the bath...
Main floor shower room
The Harbour
Dramatic nearby coastal cliffs
Keiss beach, 10 minutes walk from the house
Old Keiss Castle, 10 minutes walk from the house - you will pass ancient brochs and WWII pillboxes
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5 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, Sleeps 12
Wick, Caithness and Sutherland, Scottish Highlands, Scotland

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cruicksha...
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Level 5 Contributor
75 reviews
39 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
“Great house,great holiday”
Reviewed 27 June 2014 for a stay in June 2014

What a lovely big house,could not fault the place.Had a great holiday,peace and quiet.Will be back again,loved the place.Only one thing missing from the house,binoculars,so we bought a set as a thank you to Anna.

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Liked best: location
Liked least: like every thing
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway People with disabilities
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Management Response
29 Jun 2014
Thank you very much for your lovely review, that is very kind and I'm so glad you enjoyed staying at the house. Also, thank you very much for the binoculars, extremely kind of you! You are right, they will be great to have in the house. Best wishes, Anna
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Warrick_a...
Warwick, United Kingdom
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“excellent house and location”
Reviewed 19 January 2014 for a stay in January 2014

stunning house, huge with plenty of space, some friends joined us during the week so was 7 of us and the house still felt huge which was great. under floor heating and 3 fires meant the house was always snug. Stunning walks along the coast and lots of tourists spots all within easy distance including ferry for the orkneys. All kitchen equipment provided.

dogs are welcome and mine loved it!

Village was very friendly and welcoming. Had a few storms which was amazing to watch from the house (not the best idea to look from the harbour as you may get washed away). Booking etc was easy and would happily recommend this house.

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Liked best: stunning location and house
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
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Large groups People with pets
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ShonaAvie...
Aviemore
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9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“A world away from reality”
Reviewed 23 November 2013 for a stay in October 2013
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Beautiful house and setting. Loved- the views, the fireplaces, the steam room, the jigsaws and games, lying in the bath looking out over Sinclair Bay, Old Pulteney whisky...........

Travelling group: Extended Family
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Susan R
Wick, Scotland, United Kingdom
Level 5 Contributor
51 reviews
27 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
“Totes Amazeballs!!!”
Reviewed 17 November 2013 for a stay in November 2013

Stunning House in a beautiful Seaview location! The house is well equipped and the shower was to die for! Loved the roaring log fire. We just stayed for a weekend but wished it was longer. Perfect location to celebrate my friends 40th! the pictures online looked good but the real thing was even better and the views were 2nd to none!

Travelling group: Friends
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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DaveWill1...
Leeds, United Kingdom
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
“Spacious, Pampered, practical & high-class accommodation for 2+ dogs”
Reviewed 3 November 2013 for a stay in October 2013

As a well travelled visitor to Scotland's far flung places I was aware that a 10 day visit to Caithness in Oct was unlikely to be a stroll in the sun but more likely to provide more long lasting memorable moments/experiences. And so it was that after being blown North from Leeds for 9hrs by a SE'erly gale we made our dramatic arrival at our storm lashed venue with waves, spray & spume leaping over the harbour walls whilst the local's vessels lay snug in the inner sanctuary. For the next few days, from our sanctuary of Harbour House, we had a "Ring side seat" to see and feel the power of nature (A First.... seaweed on bedroom windows!!) whilst being able to retreat to the indoor luxuries so adequately described in previous reviews. From its situation next to the harbour it is clear that this was, & indeed, continues to be a very special building, in a special part of Britain..... maybe this contributes to one feeling, quickly, at one with the community..... from passing Hello's to the locals, to more lengthy chats with the man who caught the crabs, from the boat below the windows, that went into the sandwiches on sale in the village shop..... lovely. After the storm there was calm and an email enquiring about playing opportunities to the secretary of Wick Golf Club produced a prompt response which lead to an enjoyable round in the company of friendly locals who signed me in at guest rates, ...... bonus :-) From dog walks on the beach and woods to visiting the Orkneys to see buildings older than the pyramids at Scara Brae this area offers such diverse experiences/opportunities and all from, what can only be described as "An Iconic Property" Keiss Harbour House!!!

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Liked best: All inclusive, high-end luxury in a unique location
Liked least: Leaving:-(
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
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Families with young children Large groups
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