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Castletown Hotel, Castletown

Main St, Castletown, By Thurso, KW148TP, UK
Castletown Hotel, Castletown Castletown Hotel, Castletown 01847 821 656 Main St Castletown
84 out of 100% 16 votes
Facilities: swipe to see more
  • Free Wifi
  • Private Car Park
  • Pets Allowed
  • Best Available Room
  • Walk-in Showers
  • Golf in Local Area

Recently refurbished in 2018, the petite, family-run Castletown Hotel, is a cosy and unsophisticated place, with an emphasis on good food & friendliness

Andrew Myhotelbreak & Classic Britain
Rooms & Facilities
Facilities: swipe to see more
  • Free Wifi
  • Private Car Park
  • Pets Allowed
  • Best Available Room
  • Walk-in Showers
  • Golf in Local Area

Number of Bedrooms: 24

Parking Spaces: 10

Steps into Hotel: 0

Check In Time: Anytime

Check Out Time: 11am

The Castletown Hotel near Thurso is owned and run by two local brothers Andrew and Sandy Mackay. The brothers pride themselves on offering traditional hospitality with comfortable accommodations and good home cooking.

The Castletown Hotel is located in the small village of Castletown and provides an ideal place to stay for those touring Caithness and visiting its many attractions. The hotel also acts as a good stopover point for those travelling to the Orkney Islands. The Castletown Hotel is 8 miles from the Castle of Mey - this was one of the former homes of the Queen Mother and is occasionally used by Prince Charles.

This hotel in the North Highlands of Scotland has 24 en-suite bedrooms and promises to offer a comfortable cosy night's sleep during your stay.

The Castletown Hotel boasts a popular restaurant that offers a good selection of local produce and has an extensive wine list.

The Castletown Hotel in Castletown offers great late deals and special offers on short breaks throughout the year.



tick TV
tick Tea/Coffee
tick Iron/Board
tick Hairdryer
tick Telephone
tick Room Service
tick Cots Supplied
tick Ground Floor Rooms
tick Wifi
tick Family Room for 5
tick Family Room for 3
tick Family Room for 4
tick Walk In Showers
tick In room safe
tick Dry Cleaning and Laundry

The bedrooms at the Castletown Hotel are made up of single, double, twin and family rooms with either shower or bath facilities although some have both.

Wireless Networking is also available in the Castletown Hotel.

The Castletown Hotel also offers the following amenities:
Drying Area
Bicycle Lock-up Area

Bar & Restaurant

tick TV
tick Pool/Snooker Table

The Castletown Hotel’s owner Sandy utilises his skills in the kitchen and produces delicious home-cooked fayre. He prides himself in using local produce where possible for his dishes to ensure quality and freshness. Being an ex-butcher,

Sandy understands meat. He buys the Aberdeen Angus from his cousin Willie Mackay’s farm in Ackergill, Caithness and prepares it for our guests to enjoy.

Dinner is served from 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Breakfast is served from 7 am - 9 am

Sample Dinner Menu

Location & Directions

Directions to the Castletown Hotel in Castletown near Thurso

The Castletown Hotel is situated in the small village of Castletown which is within 5 minutes' driving distance from Thurso. Wick, Wick Airport and John o’Groats can all be reached within 20 minutes from the Castletown Hotel.

The hotel is located on the main bus route to and from Inverness, and just 15 minutes from the two car ferry ports at Gills Bay and Scrabster.

Notice Board

Hotel Notice Board

Guests staying on a Dinner inclusive rate receive an allowance of £20pppn towards the evening meal. Pets Allowed - £10 per night Best Room Available - you will be allocated the best available room on check-in. Please note that an upgraded room is not guaranteed unless you have opted to pay the supplement for a guaranteed upgrade. Please refer to the Terms and Conditions for full details.

Things to See and Do
tick Walking
tick Tennis
tick Horse Riding
tick Fishing
tick Whisky Tasting
tick Golf in Local Area
tick Wildlife Watching
tick Water Sports
tick Climbing
tick Surfing
tick Diving

The Castletown Hotel is a perfect place to go for an activity break.
This area is one of the UK's top fishing areas, you can catch bass from the beach and cod on the bay. Fishing tackle, boat hire and permits for loch fishing are available from the Castletown Hotel.

The Castletown Hotel is also 1/4 of a mile away from Dunnet Bay, which is Scotland's finest surfing beach.

Wick Golf Club - There are many different golf courses to make the most of. All of which are thoroughly enjoyed by both tourists and locals.

Diving - Diving in Caithness is available throughout the year. It is known to have some of the finest diving areas in the UK, particularly the popular scenic and wreck sites.

Kayaking - The Pentland Canoe Club is based in Thurso, where the club enjoys most forms of paddling due to the Caithness environment. Kayaking is a very popular activity and is also available in Wick.

Climbing - The most frequented areas are Latheronwheel and Mid Clyth, however, there are other lesser-known areas to climb such as Sarclet, Occumster, and Noss, amongst others. Most climbing points are found in the SMC guide to Northern Highlands.

Surfing - The world-famous reef break at Thurso East has become popular with surfers from all over the world. It is a sparsely populated area, meaning there is a good chance you will be surfing by yourself, or maybe even with a few seals.

Take a chance to discover the stunning lands of Caithness, where you can view the remarkable coastline and delve into the history of the county thanks to our archaeological remains.

For more information on things to see in and do in the area, check out our Destination Guide.

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