In Wick, in the beautiful area of Caithness in the Northern Highlands, Mackays offers award-winning service and fine food in No1 Bistro, as well as free Wi-Fi and parking.

Built in 1883, Hotel is regularly updated, combining attractive period features with simple, stylish touches for a relaxed atmosphere. Rooms have a wide-screen TV, free Wi-Fi and a guide to the local area.

No1 Bistro serves local produce and fish from the boats of nearby Scrabster. In the friendly bar, whisky and wines are a speciality.

The Orkney Islands are a ferry ride away, and you can visit The Castle of Mey, which was home to the Queen Mother for many years.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 8.6 for a two-person trip.

Mackays Hotel has been welcoming guests since 29 Sept 2009.

Property highlights

Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.7)

Great Food: Meals here are highly recommended

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

Breakfast info

Full English/Irish, Vegetarian, Buffet

FREE parking!


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Travel Sustainable property
Travel Sustainable property
This property is part of the Travel Sustainable programme, which means it’s taken significant steps to make your stay more sustainable.

4 reasons to choose Mackays Hotel

  • Prices you can't beat!
  • Booking is safe
  • Manage your bookings online
  • The staff speak English
Property questions and answers
Browse questions from guests for anything extra you want to know about the property
The property usually replies within a few days
  • is there a lift or ground floor accommodation
    We do not have any ground floor accommodation in the hotel - but have a lift that services all three floors. We also have ground floor accommodation ...
    Answered on 6 January 2020
  • Is off road parking available, please?
    hi, We have on street parking. We are located on a one way street with no restrictions so parking available on either side of street. The street is f...
    Answered on 29 August 2020
  • Is there a cot provided?
    Hi, if one is requested we have travel cots that can be set up in most rooms. Thanks Jen
    Answered on 27 August 2019
  • Do you have storage for cycle bikes
    We do have a safe space. If you can let us know when booking if you are bring bikes we can make sure that you have a smooth check in.
    Answered on 24 May 2022
  • Are there bed settees in the classic doubles?
    Hello, there are no bed settees in the classic doubles. Regards Helen
    Answered on 19 February 2020
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Hotel surroundings *
Great location - show map
1 restaurant on site


Facilities of Mackays Hotel
Pets are allowed on request. Charges may be applicable.
  • Golf course (within 3 km) Additional charge
Food & Drink
  • Wine/champagne Additional charge
  • Kid meals Additional charge
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free public parking is possible at a location nearby (reservation is not needed).
  • Electric vehicle charging station
  • Street parking
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Luggage storage
  • Fax/photocopying Additional charge
  • Packed lunches
  • Express check-in/check-out
  • Dry cleaning Additional charge
  • Laundry Additional charge
  • Meeting/banquet facilities Additional charge
  • Room service
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • 24-hour security
  • Designated smoking area
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Heating
  • Lift
  • Non-smoking rooms
Languages spoken
  • English

House rules Mackays Hotel takes special requests - add in the next step!


15:00 - 18:30


07:30 - 11:00


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

Children and beds

Child policies

Children of any age are welcome.

Children aged 18 years and above are considered adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy information, please add the number of children in your group and their ages to your search.

Cot and extra bed policies

0 - 2 years
Cot upon request
£15 per child, per night
Extra bed upon request
£20 per child, per night
3+ years
Extra bed upon request
£20 per person, per night

Supplements are not calculated automatically in the total costs and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The maximum number of extra beds and cots allowed is dependent on the room you choose. Please check your selected room for the maximum capacity.

All cots and extra beds are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There is no age requirement for check-in


Pets are allowed on request. Charges may be applicable.

Maestro Mastercard Visa Solo Mackays Hotel accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Please note, the hotel does not accept American Express.

FAQs about Mackays Hotel

  • Mackays Hotel has 1 restaurant:

    • Restaurant

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

  • Mackays Hotel is 500 yards from the centre of Wick.

  • Check-in at Mackays Hotel is from 15:00, and check-out is until 11:00.

  • Mackays Hotel offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Golf course (within 3 km)

  • Room options at Mackays Hotel include:

    • Double
    • Twin/Double
    • Family
    • Apartment

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Mackays Hotel by:

    • Taxi 5min

  • Guests staying at Mackays Hotel can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 8.5).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Full English/Irish
    • Vegetarian
    • Buffet
    • À la carte