The Steading

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1 bedroom, Egyptian cotton sheets, premium bedding, pillow-top beds

Overview of The Steading

Entire home

The Steading

4.0 star property

4.9/5 Exceptional

Guests rated this property 5.0/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Kitchen
  • Outdoor space
  • Housekeeping

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • Sheets and towels washed at 60°C
  • Contactless check-out
4 The Steading, Balnapolaig, Dornoch, Scotland, IV25 3HA

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationDornoch Cathedral4 min drive
  • Popular LocationHistorylinks5 min drive
  • Popular LocationRoyal Dornoch Golf Club7 min drive
  • AirportInverness (INV)59 min drive

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About this area

Dornoch

Located in Dornoch, The Steading is in the historical district. Royal Dornoch Golf Club and Golspie Golf Club are worth checking out if an activity is on the agenda, while those wishing to experience the area's natural beauty can explore Dornoch Beach and Embo Beach.

What's nearby

  • Dornoch Cathedral - 4 min drive
  • Historylinks - 5 min drive
  • Dornoch Beach - 7 min drive
  • Royal Dornoch Golf Club - 7 min drive
  • Embo Beach - 8 min drive

Getting around

  • Golspie Station - 12 min drive
  • Inverness (INV) - 59 min drive

Restaurants

  • Alex's Chinese Takeaway - 3 min drive
  • Cocoa Mountain - 4 min drive
  • Dornoch Patisserie & Cafe - 4 min drive
  • One Up Restaurant - 4 min drive
  • Sutherland House - 4 min drive

About this property

Entire place

You'll have the entire home to yourself and will only share it with other guests in your party.

The Steading

4-star holiday homes with kitchens and pillowtop beds
This smoke-free holiday home features express check-in, express check-out and a garden. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. All 14 soundproofed holiday homes feature free WiFi and pillowtop beds. Guests will find kitchens with fridges, ovens, hobs and microwaves.
The Steading offers 14 forms of accommodation with laptop-compatible safes and a safe. This individually furnished accommodation includes desks. Pillowtop beds feature Egyptian cotton sheets and premium bedding. Accommodation at this 4-star property has kitchens with full-sized fridge/freezers, hobs, microwaves and kitchenware and utensils. Bathrooms include a shower with a rainfall showerhead, bathrobes, complimentary toiletries and hairdryers.

This Dornoch property provides complimentary wireless Internet access. 32-inch Flat-screen televisions come with premium satellite channels and pay-per-view films. Additionally, rooms include coffee/tea makers and an iron/ironing board. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis. Renovation of all guestrooms was completed in January 2019.

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)

Check-in

Contactless social distancing and check-out
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
Masks available
Hand sanitiser provided
Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
Individually wrapped food options available for breakfast, lunch, dinner and through room service
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Free WiFi

Parking and transport

  • Free extended parking on site
  • Electric car charging station on site
  • 24-hour return airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Airport shuttle on request
  • Car required

Kitchen

  • Fridge (full size)
  • Hob
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Dishwasher
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Coffee grinder
  • Toaster
  • Cleaning supplies

Bedrooms

  • Premium bedding
  • Pillow-top mattress
  • Egyptian cotton sheets
  • Bed sheets provided

Bathrooms

  • Shower
  • Rainfall shower head
  • Toothbrush and toothpaste
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels provided
  • Bathrobes
  • Soap
  • Shampoo
  • Hairdryer
  • Free toiletries

Entertainment

  • 32-inch flat-screen TV with satellite service
  • Pay films

Outdoor areas

  • Terrace
  • Garden

Work spaces

  • Laptop workspace

Comfort

  • Heating
  • Portable fan

Pets

  • No pets allowed

Suitability/Accessibility

  • Soundproofing
  • Smoke-free property

Services and conveniences

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Safe
  • Local maps
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Luggage storage
  • Restaurant dining guide
  • Front desk (limited hours)

Location highlights

  • In the historical district
  • In a rural location
  • Near the bay
  • In a village

General

  • 14 rooms
  • 2 floors
  • 1 building
  • Built in 1875
  • Traditional architecture

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Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Express check-in
Minimum check-in age - 21

Check-out

Check-out before 10 AM
Express checkout

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in
To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 72 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation
Guests will receive an email 72 hours before arrival with check-in instructions; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation
Deposit is payable by credit card and is due 14 days before the date of arrival at the property.

Renovations and closures

The following facilities or services will be unavailable from July 1 2021 to March 1 2022 (dates subject to change):
  • Dining venue(s)
  • Fitness facilities

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children younger than 18 are not allowed at this adults-only property; all guests 18 and older are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
Cots (infant beds) are not available

Payment types

Important information

Optional extras

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

  • Airport shuttle fee: GBP 90 per vehicle (one-way)
  • Airport shuttle fee per child: GBP 0 (roundtrip), (from 17 to 18 years old)

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
The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation
This property accepts credit cards, debit cards and cash
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 offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply); guests must contact the property with arrival details 24 hours prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
Guests under 18 years old are not permitted at this adults-only property
Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms
A car is required for transport to and from this property

Property is also known as

Steading B&B Dornoch
The Steading Dornoch
The Steading Private vacation home
The Steading Private vacation home Dornoch

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Overall score and ratings

4.9

Exceptional

Rating 5 - Excellent. 27 out of 29 reviews
5 - Excellent 93%
Rating 4 - Good. 2 out of 29 reviews
4 - Good 7%
Rating 3 - Okay. 0 out of 29 reviews
3 - Okay 0%
Rating 2 - Poor. 0 out of 29 reviews
2 - Poor 0%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 0 out of 29 reviews
1 - Terrible 0%

5.0/5

Cleanliness

5.0/5

Staff & service

4.5/5

Amenities

4.9/5

Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Stayed 1 night in Aug 2019

5/5 Excellent

Stayed 1 night in Jul 2019

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Lovely start to our highlands tour
Beautiful peaceful location, well equipped rooms and friendly attentive hosts. Lovely breakfast. Could not ask for any more. Thank you!!
Stayed 1 night in Jun 2019

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Fabulous property
We stayed in the Sutherland room and it was gorgeous. Huge room and bed, stunning property with excellent food and owners. We’d highly recommend!
Stayed 1 night in May 2019

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Superb.......
Stayed 1 night in May 2019