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Forss House Hotel

4 out of 5

4.6/5 Wonderful

Guests rated this property 4.7/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Breakfast included

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Hand sanitiser provided
  • Personal protective equipment

Explore the area

    Popular LocationScrabster Ferry Terminal9 min drive
    Popular LocationCastle of Mey35 min drive
    AirportWick (WIC)40 min drive
    Popular LocationGrey Cairn Camsters47 min drive

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About this area


Forss House Hotel is located in Thurso. Local points of interest include Castle of Mey, Caithness Horizons, and Scrabster Ferry Terminal. Take the opportunity to explore the area for water adventures such as surfing/boogie boarding and other activities like birdwatching.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Caithness Horizons - 8 min drive
  • Scrabster Ferry Terminal - 9 min drive
  • Dunnet Bay Beach - 19 min drive
  • Castle of Mey - 35 min drive
  • Grey Cairn Camsters - 47 min drive

Getting around

  • Thurso Station - 9 min drive
  • Wick (WIC) - 40 min drive


  • The Blue Door diner - 8 min drive
  • Bydand - 8 min drive
  • Bydand - 8 min drive
  • Cardosi - 8 min drive
  • Red Pepper Restaurant - 8 min drive

About this property

Forss House Hotel

4-star hotel in Thurso with free breakfast
This smoke-free hotel features free breakfast. This hotel has 14 rooms. Housekeeping is not available.
Forss House Hotel offers 14 forms of accommodation.
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)

Social distancing

Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Social distancing measures in place
Contactless room service is available.

Safety measures

Gives staff personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Masks are required at the property
Hand sanitiser provided
Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
Individually wrapped food options available through room service
Reservations are required for the use of certain on-site facilities
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Free breakfast available


  • No lifts

Guest services

  • No housekeeping

Languages spoken

  • English


  • Smoke-free property



Check-in from 3:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before 11:00 AM


Dogs welcome

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome

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.

  • Breakfast fee: GBP 38 per person (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
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

We should mention

This property caters to LGBTQ guests
This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ friendly)

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Rating 5 - Excellent. 89 out of 122 reviews
5 - Excellent 73%
Rating 4 - Good. 22 out of 122 reviews
4 - Good 18%
Rating 3 - Okay. 8 out of 122 reviews
3 - Okay 7%
Rating 2 - Poor. 2 out of 122 reviews
2 - Poor 2%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 1 out of 122 reviews
1 - Terrible 1%




Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

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

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with group
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Great stay at forss hotel. Staff were very accommodating during covid times.
Stayed 1 night in Oct 2020

4/5 Good

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, room comfort
Overnight pit stop
Good one night stop on the NC500. Great dinner. Comfy bed. Bathroom could do with some redecorating
Stayed 1 night in Sep 2020

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with group
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
A must to stop over on the NC 500
A truly lovely place to stay and a must for anyone doing the NC500. Will definitely return in the future. A true relaxed country house feel with tartan, leather and tweed. Some quirky little decor touches and a magnificent choice of whiskies. Try one before or after a lovely dinner. One tip the main house is probably a preferred option to stay in but a deer in front of your window is a plus if staying in the riverside accommodation
Stayed 1 night in Sep 2020

4/5 Good

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Nice Hotel
It was a very nice hotel. The room we had was a reasonable size but too hot, and of course you can't open the windows very wide. Our meals were good- dinner and breakfast with a great restaurant, and bar.
Stayed 1 night in Sep 2020