On the banks of the River Thurso in the village of Halkirk, this hotel is a 10 minute drive from Thurso town center. It is built from Caithness stone, and has free Wi-Fi and free parking on site.

Once a blacksmith’s workshop, the bar at Ulbster Arms Hotel offers a range of drinks and has a 42-inch plasma TV. A full cooked breakfast is provided each morning, and lunch and evening meals are served in Anglers Nook.

Some rooms at come with natural Arran Aromatics and famous Halkirk Biscuits. All have beautiful views, a spacious work area, a flat-screen satellite TV, and facilities for making tea and coffee.

The nearby town of Thurso is the most northerly on Scotland’s mainland. Thurso Golf Club is 5 miles from Ulbster Arms, and Thurso Train Station is 6 miles away.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 8.9 for a two-person trip.

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Ulbster Arms Hotel has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Feb 8, 2012

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Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.9)

Great Food: Meals here are highly recommended!

Breakfast Info

Continental, Full English/Irish, Vegetarian, Gluten-free, Buffet

Free private parking available at the hotel

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There are more repeat guests here than most other properties.

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About Ulbster Arms Hotel

Welcoming Booking.com guests since Feb 8, 2012

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  • hi, would you be able to accommodate a camper van in your car park for us to have a night off camping and in the hotel?

    Good morning, Yes thats fine! We have a large car park at the rear of the hotel for you to use! Many thanks


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Hotel surroundings *
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Natural Beauty
  • Ocean/Sea Dunnet Beach
    15 miles
Closest Airports
  • Wick John O’Groats Airport
    15 miles
  • Kirkwall Airport
    37.3 miles
  • Westray Airport
    61.1 miles
How to get to Ulbster Arms Hotel from Wick John O’Groats Airport
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1 Restaurant On Site

    Restaurant

    Food: Local

Amenities of Ulbster Arms Hotel
Outdoors
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • BBQ facilities Additional charge
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Pets
Pets are allowed on request. Charges may apply.
Activities
  • Horseback riding Off-site
  • Hiking
  • Fishing Additional charge
  • Golf course (within 2 miles)
Food & Drink
  • Fruit
  • Bottle of water
  • Wine/Champagne
  • Kids' meals
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Street parking
Services
  • Fax/Photocopying
  • Packed lunches
  • Express check-in/out
  • Ironing service
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Room service
Safety & security
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
General
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
Languages Spoken
  • English
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Sustainability initiatives

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Check-in

From 2:00 PM

Check-out

Until 11:00 AM

Cancellation/
prepayment

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

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 3 and above are considered adults at this property.

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Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 2 years
Crib by request
Extra bed by request
Free
3+ years
Extra bed by request
Free

Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The maximum number of extra beds and cribs allowed depends on the room you choose. Double-check your selected room for the maximum capacity.

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in

Pets

Pets are allowed on request. Charges may apply.

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The fine print

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Food and beverage services at this property may be limited or unavailable due to the coronavirus (COVID-19).

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property has reduced reception and service hours.