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Northern Sands Hotel

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  • Excellent70%
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  • Average7%
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Family Rooms
Bar/Lounge
3 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Pleasant staff but what a faceless over sterile bar and restaurant with no background music so there was very little chatter and no atmosphere. Can’t comment on the food but it looked expensive and unimaginativeMore

Thank Carly M
Response from Keith D, General Manager at Northern Sands HotelResponded 5 days ago

good afternoon Carly M thank you for your comments , I'm not sure what time of day you popped in to the bar for a drink , so can't comment the chatter and atmosphere and usually there is background music on so I will look...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I cannot recommend this hotel highly enough, the staff are so welcoming and friendly the room was perfect and the food was absolutely delicious, the hotel has been upgraded and they’ve made a brilliant job of it as it’s complemented by its surroundings and would...More

1  Thank Innis M
Response from Keith D, General Manager at Northern Sands HotelResponded 1 week ago

Thank you Innis for taking the time to write a review and for your kind comments. We are glad you enjoyed your stay with us and look forward to welcoming you back in the future.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This hotel had been bought over and had a fantastic make over to a very high standard. we had a great stay here the rooms are lovely and everything you need in accommodation. we had dinner in the restaurant which was first class too. All...More

1  Thank Trishdenham
Response from Keith D, General Manager at Northern Sands HotelResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your kind words and recommendation , we are pleased you enjoyed your stay with us and look forward to welcoming you back in the future.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very friendly service and a great lunch I had lamb and my husband the fish pie Followed by highland creme brûlée delicious Lovely decor and surroundings on a wet lunchtime Good place to go after visiting the gin distillery

Thank married90
Response from Keith D, General Manager at Northern Sands HotelResponded 3 weeks ago

thank you for taking the time review your visit with us and your kind comments. We look forward to seeing you again in the future

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited for lunch on 11 April. Ambience lovely, relaxing. Service very good. Food excellent ( soup sandwich combi )- generous servings, beautifully presented and very appetising. Very reasonably priced. Highly recommend.

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Response from Keith D, General Manager at Northern Sands HotelResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your kind comments and we are delighted you enjoyed your lunch . We look forward to welcoming you back in the future.

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Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
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Free Parking
Breakfast included
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Price range
US$154 - US$234 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$154 - US$234 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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winchy35
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Response from David M | Reviewed this property |
I dont think so, but a quick email to the owner will clear up any doubt, I found them very friendly
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"Only visited the restaurant"
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"Dont pick the cojoined room if you want privacy."
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"Good value and very comfortable"
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"ask for a room with super king size bed and walk-in shower. Note: rooms are upstairs - no lift"
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