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Castletown Hotel, Castletown

Main St, Castletown, By Thurso, KW148TP, UK View Map

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  • Free Wifi
    Free Wifi
  • Private Car Park
    Private Car Park
  • Pets Allowed
    Pets Allowed
  • Best Available Room
    Best Available Room
  • Walk-in Showers
    Walk-in Showers
  • Golf in Local Area
    Golf in Local Area

The petite, family run Castletown Hotel, is a cosy and unsophisticated place, with emphasis on good food & friendliness

Andrew Simpson, Managing Director

The Castletown Hotel near Thurso is owned and ran by two local brothers Andrew and Sandy Mackay. The brothers pride themselves on offering traditional hospitality with comfortable accommodation 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 stop over 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 promise 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.

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Number of Bedrooms

24

Parking Spaces

10

Steps into Hotel

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Check In Time

Anytime

Check Out Time

11am

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Bedrooms

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

TV
Pool/Snooker Table

The Castletown Hotel’s owner Sandy utilities 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 really 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: 5:30pm - 8:30pm

Breakfast is served from: 7am - 9am

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.

Walking
Tennis
Horse Riding
Fishing
Whisky Tasting
Golf in Local Area
Wildlife Watching
Water Sports
Climbing
Surfing
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 the 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 at 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 for 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.