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Hotel Seaview (John o' Groats, United Kingdom)


Hotel Seaview (John o' Groats, United Kingdom)

About Seaview

The Seaview John O’ Groats is a family-run hotel in Scotland, UK. The hotel is within a mile of John O’ Groats ferry terminal. The rooms at the hotel are equipped with flat screen TVs, coffee makers, blackout curtains and desks. Bathrooms are en suite with shower or bath, complimentary toiletries and hair dryer. Rooms offer panoramic views of Orkney Isles and Pentland Firth. The hotel has a garden and a gift shop onsite. Meeting room with banquet and fax facilities is featured. Luggage storage and laundry facilities are available. Parking onsite and Wi-Fi access throughout the hotel is complimentary. The hotel has a dining room with scenic views serving meals prepared with local produce. Holder of the Silver Award for Whiskey Bars of the World, the lounge bar has a selection of over 130 malt whiskies. The Seaview John O’ Groats is around six miles from Castle of Mey and 13 miles from Reiss Golf Club.

Top amenities

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

Rating overview

  • LocationExcellent  (8.7 / 10)
  • RoomsGood  (7.8 / 10)
  • ServiceVery good  (8.3 / 10)
  • CleanlinessVery good  (8.4 / 10)
  • Value for moneyGood  (7.9 / 10)

Positive Reviews


Wonderful accommodation

Guests, who stay at the Seaview John O' Groats in UK, say that though the hotel appears unwelcoming with a flat exterior, once you step inside it is anything but that. They are greeted with a warm welcome. The meals are beautifully presented and very delicious with an extensive menu. There are at least 100 bottles of different whiskies to try out. With all this and more in an accommodation, guests say that they will definitely make their way back to the hotel again.


Nice arrangements

The rooms are in a separate building across the actual hotel. Guests say they are lovely with good showers and small heaters. The Check-in and Check-out procedures are in the hotel lobby. Guests are happy with these arrangements and say they hotel presented them with a good time. They walked to the harbour and the famous Jon O' Groats sign post, and the ferry is also a few minutes away.


Great food and sea views

Many guests talked highly of the homemade and sea food in the restaurant of the hotel. It has lovely sea views which are a bonus to enjoy while dining. Guests especially commend the service and warm hospitality of the staff.

Negative Reviews


Room issues

Some guests say that the room walls are so thin that they could hear the TV sounds from the other rooms. A few guests say that the bathrooms are not very clean. Rooms are also not vacuumed. Guests say they would have liked if some face cloths were provided.



The place is understaffed. Guests say in the mornings there is only one person multitasking with cooking, serving and waiting on them.


Too many locals in the bar

The bar has locals swarming in and some guests say they are uncomfortable with their excessive swearing.

All amenities

Property amenities
  1. Arcade/Video games
  2. Entrance hall/lobby
  3. Express check-in
  4. Parking
  5. Pets allowed
  6. Hotel bar
  7. Conference rooms
  8. Non-smoking rooms
  9. Restaurant
  10. Direct beach access
  11. Laundry service
  12. WiFi in public areas
  1. Wheelchair accessible
  2. Accessible parking
Room amenities
  1. Bathtub (upon inquiry)
  2. Shower
  3. Openable windows
  4. Television
  5. Hairdryer
  6. Central heating
  7. Electric kettle
  8. Cosmetic mirror
  9. Desk
  10. Sitting area
  11. Cable TV
  12. WiFi
Sports facilities
  1. Bike rental
  2. Horse riding
  3. Hiking trail
Suitable for
  1. Gay friendly
Food and beverage
  1. Diabetic food

Arrival / Departure

  1. Check in: 14:00
  2. Check out: 10:00


County Road , KW1 4YR , John o' Groats , United Kingdom
Telephone: +44(1955)611220 | Fax: +44(1955)611220 | 

Frequently Asked Questions about Seaview

  • Is there a pool area at Seaview?

    No, Seaview doesn’t offer pool areas.

  • Are pets allowed at Seaview?

    Yes, Seaview has a pet policy that may vary based on the room type or availability. Please check with the hotel directly to learn about their pet policy.

  • Is parking available at Seaview?

    Yes, Seaview provides Parking, Accessible parking for guests.

  • What time is check-in and check-out at Seaview?

    Check-in at Seaview is available from: . Check-out time is by .

  • Where is Seaview located?

    Seaview is located in County Road, KW1 4YR, John o' Groats, United Kingdom.

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