A stylish bed and breakfast in mainland Scotland’s most northerly town, Bed and Breakfast at 4 in Thurso enjoys a town centre location just 5 minutes’ drive from the ferry to Orkney. It offers free parking and Wi-Fi, plus a TV lounge and garden. Each room has en suite bathroom facilities with shower or bath and complementary toiletries. There is a flat-screen TV, hairdryer and tea and coffee facilities in all rooms. Breakfast is served in the light and spacious conservatory, using locally sourced produce where possible. There is a gym and swimming pool less than 1 mile away. The county of Caithness has facilities for many outdoor activities including fishing, golf and water-sports. Less than 10 minutes’ walk from Thurso Train Station, Bed and Breakfast at 4 is within easy reach of the town’s restaurants, pubs and shops. Ferries to the Orkney Islands leave from nearby Scrabster with a crossing time of around 1.5 hours.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.4 for a two-person trip.

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Property highlights

Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.5)

Want a great night's sleep? This property was highly rated for its very comfy beds.

Breakfast info

Continental, Full English/Irish, Vegetarian, Vegan

FREE parking!


Availability

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Room type
Number of guests
 
1 double bed
1 single bed
and
1 double bed
2 single beds
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Property practices

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Guest reviews

Categories:

Staff
9.8
Facilities
9.3
Cleanliness
9.5
Comfort
9.5
Value for money
9.2
Location
9.5
Free WiFi
9.2
High score for Thurso
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  • Karen
    New Zealand New Zealand
    The staff went out of their way to help us with our travel plans. They took us to the ferry after breakfast and delivered us home at the end of the way. Outstanding hosts.
  • Fiona
    United Kingdom United Kingdom
    Perfect for an overnight stay before a ferry crossing. We had an early breakfast provided.
  • Magda
    United Kingdom United Kingdom
    It was very homely. Loved the comforting feel of the bnb. It was like visiting a old friend. The hosts went above and beyond for you. Loved staying there. The breakfast was great! Fresh and didn’t leave the typical fry up taste lingering on. It...
Quality rating
Booking.com rated the quality of this property as 3 out of 5 based on factors such as facilities, size, location and services provided.

Host Information

9.8
9.8
Host review score
Host review score
stylish bed and breakfast in mainland Scotland’s most northerly town, Bed and Breakfast at 4 in Thurso enjoys a town centre location just 5 minutes’ drive from the ferry to Orkney. It offers free parking and Wi-Fi, plus a TV lounge and garden. Each room has en suite bathroom facilities with shower or bath and complementary toiletries. There is a flat-screen TV, hairdryer and tea and coffee facilities in all rooms. Breakfast is served in the light and spacious conservatory, using locally sourced produce where possible. Directly across the road there are tennis courts. rackets are available for the use of house guests. There is a gym and swimming pool less than 1 mile away. The county of Caithness has facilities for many outdoor activities including fishing, golf, surfing and other water-sports. Less than 10 minutes’ walk from Thurso Train Station, Bed and Breakfast at 4 is within easy reach of the town’s restaurants, pubs and shops. Ferries to the Orkney Islands leave from nearby Scrabster with a crossing time of around 1.5 hours.
Being a local Thurso person I have some knowledge of the town and surrounding county. I also have some very interesting books and information available for the guests use.
Bed and Breakfast at 4 offers a superb town centre location in Thurso, Caithness, for both tourists and business people alike and there are a fine choice of bars and restaurants on the door step Within 5 minutes walking distance of the B&B there are fabulous views of Dunnet Head (the most northerly point on the Scottish mainland) and The Orkney Isles. During the winter months you may be lucky enough to view the Aurora Borealis (Northern Lights).
Language spoken: English

Property surroundings

Facilities of Bed and Breakfast at 4
Great facilities! Review score, 9.3

Most popular facilities
  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Family rooms
  • Tea/coffee maker in all rooms
Bathroom
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bath or shower
  • Private bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
Bedroom
  • Linen
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Alarm clock
Outdoors
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Garden
Kitchen
  • Electric kettle
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
Activities
  • Beach
  • Tennis equipment
Living Area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Tea/Coffee maker
Internet
WiFi is available in the rooms and is free of charge.
Parking
Free public parking is possible at a location nearby (reservation is not needed).
  • Street parking
Services
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Luggage storage
Entertainment and family services
  • Board games/puzzles
Safety & security
  • CCTV outside property
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key access
General
  • Designated smoking area
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Heating
  • Carpeted
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
Accessibility
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
Languages spoken
  • English

House rules
Bed and Breakfast at 4 takes special requests - add in the next step!

Check-in
From 16:00 to 18:00
You'll need to let the property know in advance what time you'll arrive.
Check-out
From 07:00 to 10:00
Cancellation/ prepayment
Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required option.
Children and beds

Child policies

Children of any age are welcome.

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Cot and extra bed policies

Cots and extra beds are not available at this property.

No age restriction
There is no age requirement for check-in
Pets
Pets are not allowed.
Payments by Booking.com
Booking.com takes your payment on behalf of the property for this stay, but make sure you have cash for any extras once you get there.
Smoking
Smoking is not allowed.

The fine print
Need-to-know information for guests at this property

Please inform Bed and Breakfast at 4 in advance of your expected arrival time. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly with the contact details provided in your confirmation.

Payment before arrival via bank transfer is required. The property will contact you after you book to provide instructions.

Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property adheres to strict physical distancing measures.

It is not possible to stay at this property for Coronavirus (COVID-19) quarantine purposes.

Legal information

This property is managed by a private host. EU consumer law relating to professional hosts might not apply.

FAQs about Bed and Breakfast at 4

  • Yes, Bed and Breakfast at 4 is popular with guests booking family stays.

  • Bed and Breakfast at 4 is 150 yards from the centre of Thurso. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Check-in at Bed and Breakfast at 4 is from 16:00, and check-out is until 10:00.

  • The prices at Bed and Breakfast at 4 may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

  • Guests staying at Bed and Breakfast at 4 can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 8.3).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Full English/Irish
    • Vegetarian
    • Vegan

  • The nearest beach is just 350 yards from Bed and Breakfast at 4. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Room options at Bed and Breakfast at 4 include:

    • Double
    • Family
    • Twin

  • Bed and Breakfast at 4 offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Beach
    • Tennis equipment