This former Victorian sporting lodge is set in the village of Tongue in the North Highlands. Overlooking the beautiful Kyle of Tongue, Ben Loyal, Ben Hope and the ruin of Castle Varrich, it offers luxurious rooms, a cozy bar and restaurant and traditional Scottish breakfasts.
Rooms at the Tongue Hotel are individually designed with period features such as wood paneling, open fires and antique furniture. Each includes a decanter of sherry, sweets, as well as a TV, tea and coffee making facilities and Gilchrist and Soames toiletries.
The Tongue serves an extensive breakfast menu. Porridge, fruit, cereals and yogurts are followed by a choice of cooked Scottish breakfasts. Ingredients are locally sourced and guests can enjoy snacks and bar meals or more formal meals in the dining room, served with varied whiskey and wine menus.
The area is ideal for hiking, angling and climbing in the nearby Loch Fleet and Knockan Crag National Nature Reserves. Ben Loyal, the Queen of Scottish mountains is reached from Tongue Village, and the UK's most northerly Munro, Ben Hope is within 30 minutes’ drive. Tongue also marks the end of the long distance walk The Sutherland Way. This northerly coastline features fine sandy beaches including Coldbackie, Talmine, Achininver and Torrisdale Bay.
Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.2 for a two-person trip.
Most popular amenities
Most popular amenities
From 4:00 PM
Until 10:00 AM
Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.
Children & Beds
Children of all ages are welcome.
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Crib and extra bed policies
Cribs and extra beds aren't available at this property.
No age restriction
There's no age requirement for check-in
Pets are not allowed.
When booking more than 4 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.
The Tongue Hotel accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.
FAQs about The Tongue Hotel
The Tongue Hotel is 1,000 feet from the center of Tongue.
Yes, The Tongue Hotel is popular with guests booking family stays.
Guests staying at The Tongue Hotel can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 8.0).
Breakfast option(s) include:
The Tongue Hotel offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):
- Game room
- Live music/Performance
- Live sports events (broadcast)
Check-in at The Tongue Hotel is from 4:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM.
The prices at The Tongue Hotel may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.
Room options at The Tongue Hotel include: