Hotel The Weigh Inn

BurnsideThursoKW14 7UGUnited Kingdom
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About Hotel The Weigh Inn

Overlooking the Pentland Firth, with panoramic views of the Orkney Islands, Hotel The Weigh Inn has sixteen rooms in the main building and 42 lodges within the hotel grounds.

Rooms have en-suite bathrooms, TV, free Wi-Fi and tea and coffee making equipment. Smoking is permitted in some of the lodge rooms and pets are welcome.

Hotel The Weigh Inn offers free on-site parking, conference rooms, a restaurant and a hotel bar. The Pentland Suite, with a separate bar, is available for special events. Wi-Fi is available in public areas.

Guests at the Weigh Inn can enjoy cooked breakfast, lunches, evening meals and drinks in the Ashes Bar or Marnies Lounge. Meals are also served in the conservatory which has a water view.

Thurso is the most northerly town on the Scottish mainland. The Orkney car ferry is two minutes from the hotel.


Burnside, Thurso, KW14 7UG, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44(1847)893722 | 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
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Parking lot
  • Restaurant
  • Terrace
  • WiFi in lobby

Room facilities

  • Bathroom with shower
  • Central heating
  • Electric kettle
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet
  • Ironing board
  • Satellite TV
  • Television
  • WiFi in rooms


  • Accessible parking

For children

  • Child / Baby Crib

Positive Reviews

Over to Orkney.

Guests at The Weigh Inn enjoy the scenic views of Orkney and find the hotel ideally located for taking the ferry over to the islands. A stroll along coastal path to Thurso Beach and the opportunity to spot sea life such as otters add to an enjoyable stay.

Basic Comfort.

Clean and comfortable rooms more than compensate for what some guests say is the slighly outdated feel of the lodges. After a day of fishing in nearbye Scrabster Harbour, many guests report that the rustic comfort of the lodge units is all that’s needed f


Hotel guests enjoyed the good ale, tasty pub lunches and televised sports programmes at the Ashes. They enjoyed chatting with the friendly bartender and were made to feel welcome by the entire staff. Helpful hints from the well-informed staff on attractio

Negative Reviews

Chuck the Chips.

Dirty cooking oil, overcooked chips and sausages that didn’t seem quite fresh left many guests with a sour taste for their dining experience at The Weigh Inn. Others complained about lukewarm food and coffee. Several guests felt that the food was over-pri

Lodges Lack Allure.

While guests were generally satisfied with their rooms in the main hotel, many who stayed in the lodges described the accommodations as drab and neglected with dirty carpets and worn mattresses. Guests also reported lingering cigarette odours in the non-s

Weak Wi-Fi.

Some guests reported that while Wi-FI was satisfactory in the public areas of the main hotel, signals were weak or not available in the lodges.

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7.2 out of 10 based on 50 reviews