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 Booking.com 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!


Availability

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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!
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  • The staff speak English
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Hotel surroundings *
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What's nearby
  • Sinclair's Bay
    4.3 miles
Restaurants & cafes
  • Restaurant No 1 Bistro
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  • Cafe/bar No 1 Bistro
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Natural beauty
  • River Wick River
    0 miles
  • Sea/ocean North Sea
    0.5 miles
  • Lake Loch Watten
    10 miles
  • Mountain Morven
    12 miles
Closest airports
  • Wick John O’Groats Airport
    1.2 miles
  • Kirkwall Airport
    36.4 miles
How to get to Mackays Hotel from Wick John O’Groats Airport
    Taxi
    Free parking is available.
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1 restaurant on site

    Restaurant

Facilities of Mackays Hotel
Pets
Pets are allowed on request. Charges may be applicable.
Activities
  • Golf course (within 3 km) Additional charge
Food & Drink
  • Wine/champagne Additional charge
  • Kid meals Additional charge
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Free public parking is possible at a location nearby (reservation is not needed).
  • Electric vehicle charging station
  • Street parking
Services
  • 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
General
  • Designated smoking area
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Heating
  • Lift
  • Non-smoking rooms
Languages spoken
  • English
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House rules Mackays Hotel takes special requests - add in the next step!

Check-in

15:00 - 18:30

Check-out

07:30 - 11:00

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 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

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

  • Room options at Mackays Hotel include:

    • Double
    • Twin/Double
    • Family
    • Apartment

  • 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.

  • Guests staying at Mackays Hotel can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 8.4).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

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

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

    • Golf course (within 3 km)

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

    • Taxi 5min