Forss House Hotel

Forss, Near Thurso ThursoKW14 7XYUnited Kingdom
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About Forss House Hotel

Forss House Hotel is a hotel and restaurant set inside a Georgian manor amid 20 acres of woodland.

Elegant rooms at the main house and River House – located in the gardens – offer guests free Wi-Fi, TVs and en suite bathrooms. Some feature patios. Upgraded rooms add on minifridges, fruit and toiletries.

Guests will enjoy revelling in nature while staying at this property, strolling through beautiful grounds and watching the nearby waterfall. Visitors can fish from the River Forss. There's also a smoking room, and garden.

A Scottish breakfast is provided and elegant dinners can be had in the hotel's fine dining restaurant. There is also a bar featuring nearly 300 malts.

Forss House Hotel is close to the coast and inland forests, providing plenty of outdoor activities for visitors to enjoy. Other attractions include Camster Cairns, Castle and Gardens of Mey, Mary Ann's Cottage, John o'Groats, The Stacks of Duncansby, Orkney Isles, Old Pulteney Distillery and Castle Sinclair Girnigoe.


Forss, Near Thurso , Thurso, KW14 7XY, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44(1847)861201 | Fax: +44(1847)861301 | Official Homepage

Top amenities

  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • WiFi in rooms
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Parking
  • Pets
  • A/C
  • Restaurant
  • Hotel bar
  • Gym

All amenities

Hotel facilities

  • Conference rooms
  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Hotel bar
  • Laundry service
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Parking lot
  • Restaurant

Room facilities

  • Bathroom with bathtub
  • Bathroom with shower
  • Central heating
  • Desk
  • Electric kettle
  • Flatscreen TV
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet
  • Satellite TV
  • Telephone
  • Television


  • Accessible parking
  • Wheelchair accessible

Arrival / Departure

  • Check-in: 14:00
  • Check-out: 11:00

Positive Reviews

Generally good food and service.

Most people had positive things to say about the high-quality food that was offered, breakfast and dinner alike. People also commented on excellent service and the friendliness of the hotel's staff members. A few guests said they were treated like family

Ideal and tranquil location.

Not only are the grounds peaceful, full of the sounds of nature and full of wonderful things to do outdoors, the location is also near to many area attractions, factors which guests have mentioned they really appreciated.

Clean and comfortable rooms.

If room quality is important to you, you will be happy to know that most people said they found their rooms to be well-appointed, clean and very comfortable. People were also generally happy with the amenities provided, such as high-quality toiletries.

Negative Reviews

Dinner times may be disappointing.

Do you like having dinner at a set and specific time every day? Though complaints have been limited, it was mentioned that dinner times began too early for some guests. People should inform themselves of these times upon arrival.

Lack of signs and directions can be frustrating.

There were a couple of comments about lack of signs for the car park as well as lack of thorough directions to specific guest accommodations.

Be informed when booking.

Guests should note the specific details about the room they would like while booking. Some guests were disappointed upon arrival to find two twin beds instead of the larger bed they had been expecting.

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