Cawdor House

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Beach nearby
Individually decorated, individually furnished, blackout curtains
Individually decorated, individually furnished, blackout curtains
Individually decorated, individually furnished, blackout curtains

Overview of Cawdor House

Cawdor House

4.0 star property

4.8/5 Exceptional

Guests rated this property 4.8/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Breakfast available
  • Bar
  • Laundry
  • Housekeeping

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Hand sanitiser provided
  • Personal protective equipment
  • Social distancing
7 Cawdor Street, Nairn, Scotland, IV12 4QD

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationMoray Firth5 min walk
  • Popular LocationNairn Museum7 min walk
  • Popular LocationNairn Beach13 min walk
  • AirportInverness (INV)12 min drive

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About this area


Located in Nairn, Cawdor House is in the city centre and near the beach. Cawdor Castle and Brodie Castle are notable landmarks, and the area's natural beauty can be seen at Moray Firth and Nairn Beach.

What's nearby

  • Moray Firth - 5 min walk
  • Nairn Museum - 7 min walk
  • Nairn Beach - 13 min walk
  • Nairn Golf Club - 10 min drive
  • Cawdor Castle - 12 min drive

Getting around

  • Nairn Station - 3 min walk
  • Inverness (INV) - 12 min drive


  • Real Pizza - 3 min walk
  • Nairn Tandoori - 3 min walk
  • The Coffee Station - 4 min walk
  • The Dolphin - 4 min walk
  • Dragon Pearl - 4 min walk

About this property

Cawdor House

4-star Victorian bed & breakfast near Moray Firth
Cawdor House is a mid-Victorian detached stone-built house with a walled garden. The house has retained many original features. We are situated in Nairn town centre, even with its central location the house is tranquil. We are within a 10-minute walk to Nairn's award-winning beaches. We are 8 miles from Inverness Airport and 16 miles from Inverness. Nairn is an ideal spot to explore the Scottish Highlands, the West Coast and the Moray Coast. Anika and Andreas give all their guests a warm Highland welcome. Our rooms are comfortable, and after a long day exploring come and sit in our lovely garden our guest's lounge and if there is a bit of a chill in the air warm yourselves beside our log fire. Coffee/Tea, lunch and homemade cakes are availabe in our Café Lavender. Wake up in the morning and join us in our beautiful dining room and enjoy a healthy breakfast with regional ingredients.
Cawdor House offers 6 accommodations with coffee/tea makers and a hairdryer. Each accommodation is individually furnished and decorated. Cable televisions are provided.

Bathrooms include a shower and complimentary toiletries. This Nairn bed & breakfast provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Housekeeping is offered on a daily basis and an iron/ironing board can be requested.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter
Follows the regional cleaning and disinfection practices of We're Good To Go (UK)
Follows the industry cleaning and disinfection practices of COVID-19 Guidelines (CDC)

Social distancing

Contactless check-out
Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Masks available
Masks are required at the property
Hand sanitiser provided
Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities


  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • Free self-parking on site
  • Free off-site parking

Food and drink

  • Buffet breakfast available for a fee daily 8:00 AM–9:30 AM: GBP 15 for adults and GBP 12 for children
  • 1 coffee shop/cafe
  • 1 bar

Things to do

  • Art gallery
  • Bike rentals
  • Shopping

Family friendly

  • Children's books
  • Children's games
  • High chair
  • Laundry facilities


  • Library
  • No lifts
  • Water dispenser

Guest services

  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry-cleaning service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Multilingual staff
  • Tour/ticket assistance

Languages spoken

  • English
  • French
  • German


  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace


  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel


  • Communal living room
  • Fireplace in reception
  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities


  • Bed sheets
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Heating


  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Towels


  • TV channels
  • TV

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker


  • Electrical adapters/chargers
  • Guidebooks/recommendations
  • Individually decorated
  • Individually furnished
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
  • Local maps
  • Restaurant dining guide

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Check-in from 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before 11 AM

Special check-in instructions

There is no front desk at this property
This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in
The host will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Host will greet you


No pets or service animals allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Kids stay free! One child stays free when using existing bedding
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.

Payment types at the property

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: GBP 15 for adults and GBP 12 for children (approximately)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts credit cards, debit cards and cash
Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector and a first aid kit

We should mention

No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property

Property is also known as

Cawdor House B&B Nairn
Cawdor House B&B
Cawdor House Nairn
Cawdor House Nairn
Cawdor House Bed & breakfast
Cawdor House Bed & breakfast Nairn

Overall score and ratings



Rating 5 - Excellent. 23 out of 26 reviews
5 - Excellent 88%
Rating 4 - Good. 2 out of 26 reviews
4 - Good 8%
Rating 3 - Okay. 1 out of 26 reviews
3 - Okay 4%
Rating 2 - Poor. 0 out of 26 reviews
2 - Poor 0%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 0 out of 26 reviews
1 - Terrible 0%




Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities



5/5 Excellent

Travelled with family, Travelled with family and small children
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Very comfortable room with stylish interior, really friendly helpful staff, delicious breakfast with home cooked bread. Would strongly recommend!
Stayed 1 night in Aug 2021

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Very friendly staff, we had a very enjoyable stay with extremely helpful and knowledgeable staff. The homemade cakes in the cafe were very delicious. Altogether a very enjoyable stay.
Stayed 2 nights in Aug 2021

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Must visit this B&B
Cawdor house is full of light - and freshly decorated. It’s furnished in a good combination of period and modern. Annika and Andy are great hosts - really delightful to talk to but also aware if you don’t want to talk. The street that Cawdor House is on is 10 minutes from the Moray Forth which has golden beaches and dolphins. We have thoroughly enjoyed our visit and also the delicious and very fresh cooking. This is a haven.
View from our bedroom window
Stayed 1 night in Jul 2021

4/5 Good

Business traveller
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 1 night in Oct 2020

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
We were made to feel very welcome during our stay. Great breakfast. Excellent location.
Stayed 2 nights in Jul 2020