Highlands and Islands
A former coaching inn, the Royal Hotel is one of the best-equipped hotels on the North Coast of Scotland. The Royal retains a warm and friendly atmosphere, which help to make it one of the most popular hotels in the area. The North Coast of Scotland is still relatively undiscovered, yet it is surprisingly easy to travel there.
The hotel makes an excellent base for trips to the Orkney Islands and the ferry from John OGroats takes only 45 minutes.There are 103 en-suite rooms, all offering wireless Internet access, Freeview TV and tea and coffee-making facilities. The hotel is close to the beach and guests wishing to visit the exquisite scenery of Orkney can take a short ferry journey to this captivating island. Further sightseeing opportunities can be found at John OGroats, the Castle of Mey or Old St Peters Church.
Guests arriving for business purposes can make use of our business centre services and conference rooms, all with Wi-Fi access.
Get an Ordnance Survey map covering the Thurso area.
Heritage Rated from 1- 5 (low-exceptional) on historic interest
Caithness Horizons Museum & Art Gallery - 0.2 miles (Museum)
Castle Lodge - 0.5 miles (Historic Building)
St Mary's Chapel, Crosskirk - 5.8 miles (Historic Church)
Mary Ann's Cottage - 6.1 miles (Museum)
Cnoc Freiceadain Long Cairns - 6.6 miles (Prehistoric Site)
Castle of Mey - 11 miles (Castle)
Keiss Castle - 15.3 miles (Castle)
Caithness Broch Centre - 15.9 miles (Museum)
Nybster Broch - 16 miles (Prehistoric Site)
Achavanich Standing Stones - 17 miles (Prehistoric Site)
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