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Free Parking
Non-Smoking Rooms
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All reviewsorkney islandswarm welcomestayed here for one nightno hesitation in recommendingcooked to perfectionexcellent breakfastbed and breakfastgloriahostfacilitiesensuitebedroom
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Skara is an exceptional bed and breakfast! Mine host, Gloria, is charming and full of local knowledge. Our room had an absolutely stunning view of the Orkney Isles. It was immaculate and extremely comfortable. Gloria went out of her way to ensure we were comfortable....More

Thank Malcolm S
Reviewed 31 May 2017

We have stayed with Gloria before and received another warm welcome. The B&B is very clean and comfortable. The bedrooms are a good size and we enjoyed an excellent breakfast. Wonderful views looking over to Orkney. There is a small lounge for residents which is...More

Thank Maureen H
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

We stayed here for one night and from the moment we arrived to when we left, Gloria was the attentive host. Our double room was bright and spacious with good views of the Orkney islands. Good quality bedding and a very comfortable bed ensured we...More

Thank Lizzie0909
Reviewed 18 May 2017

We stayed one night. Greeted by Gloria on arrival and given information on the facilities and shown around our room. Very nice room with few across to the sea. Everything you needed was in the room, extra blanket, heater, kettle and tv. Bathroom had a...More

Thank Jancmedwaykent
Reviewed 11 September 2016

My husband and I stayed here for one night during our route 500 trip. We were made to feel very welcome by Gloria for the whole of our stay. Lovely comfortable bed and views of the sea from our room. Excellent breakfast choices too. Thank...More

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Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
3
Location
United Kingdom > Scotland > Scottish Highlands > Caithness and Sutherland > Thurso
Also Known As
Skara UK/Thurso, Scotland
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"The front rooms have wonderful views looking over to Orkney."
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"Book well in advance. We booked in January and Gloria was already nearly full."
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"Book early to get an en suite bathroom, 'private facilities' means a bathroom nearby."
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"All the rooms seemed very nice. Spacious dining room too. There is lounge with lots of guide books and games..."
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