Local Hotels in Dornoch near Royal Dornoch Championship Golf Course (2023)

Royal Golf Hotel

Local Hotels in Dornoch near Royal Dornoch Championship Golf Course (1)

The First Tee
IV25 3LG
Tel:01862 810283


Located just 30 metres from Royal Dornoch's First Tee, The Royal Golf Hotel is a Scottish golfers' paradise providing a traditional Highland welcome. Many of the 22 en-suite four-star and individually styled bedrooms overlook both the world renowned golf course and Dornoch Firth beyond. To complement this we also have 16 luxury 2 bedrooms, 2 bathroom apartments available on a self-catering or fully catered basis, ideally located for golfing or leisure breaks.

When you make your bedroom reservation, we are happy to arrange golf tee times on your behalf at Royal Dornoch (ranked number 2 in the world by Golf Digest), and other local courses.

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The Royal Golf Hotel is your ideal base in the Highlands and with 20 golf courses within an hour's drive, as well as extensive hill walking, fishing, and the many award-winning beaches all nearby, you are sure of a memorable breakaway.
Our Catering team consistently produces exciting and seasonally changing dishes with an emphasis on fresh local ingredients. Here in the Highlands, we are blessed with an abundance of quality produce especially Scottish beef, fish, shellfish, and game which are to be found on our regularly changing 'specials menu'.

The Royal Golf Hotel offers quality bistro/brassiere style dining in the Conservatory Restaurant with its magnificent views across the golf course to the Dornoch Firth and beyond.

Superfast WiFi broadband connection is available free of charge throughout the hotel including guest bedrooms. We also have ample parking in the hotel car park.

We all look forward to welcoming you to The Royal Golf Hotel in Dornoch.

Links House at Royal Dornoch Local Hotels in Dornoch near Royal Dornoch Championship Golf Course (2)

Golf Road
IV25 3LW
Tel:01862 810279

Links House at Royal Dornoch is the only 5 star hotel in Dornoch, located close to the 1st tee of legendary Royal Dornoch Golf Club, is rated the Golf Hotel of the Year for 2015, 2016, 2017 & 2018 by the Scottish Hotel Awards as well as TripAdvisor's 2015 Travelers' Choice award as "#7 Luxury Hotel in UK".

With fifteen uniquely styled suites, decorated and furnished with the finest antiques and fabrics, each room offers the high levels of comfort you would expect from one of the world’s best luxury small hotels. The public rooms too – from the drawing rooms to the library – echo this sophisticated country house style. The grounds and gardens at Links House allow guests to drink in the long, fine summer evenings in the Northern Highlands, possibly getting in some putting practice on our own green built by Royal Dornoch greenkeepers.

Links House also prides itself on the quality of our food and wine offering. Ranked 5-star by VisitScotland and 2 Rosettes by AA, our Orangerie restaurant offers an exceptional dining experience from locally caught shellfish to fine Scottish beef and wild game. Our team works to create perfect menus with the very best seasonal and local ingredients. Links House also boasts two extraordinary whisky bars and the most extensive wine cellar in the Highlands. We are always open to non-residents of the hotel.

Dornoch Castle Hotel Local Hotels in Dornoch near Royal Dornoch Championship Golf Course (3)

Castle Street
IV25 3SD
Tel:01862 810216

Dornoch Castle is located only 5 minutes walk from the Clubhouse in the centre of Dornoch. There are 25 en-suite bedrooms situated within the original 15th Century building and the modern extension. Family owned and run, Dornoch Castle Hotel has been carefully refurbished to maintain the character of the Castle as a historic andcomfortable residence and our Garden restaurant has been awarded an AA Rosette for culinary excellence. Parking is available on the street directly outside the hotel, in our private courtyard and towards the rear of the hotel.

Local Hotels in Dornoch near Royal Dornoch Championship Golf Course (4)

Dornoch Hotel

Dornoch Hotel
Grange Road
IV25 3LF
+44 (0) 1862 810351


Set in its own grounds in a truly historic corner of the Scottish Highlands,overlooking the esteemed RoyalDornoch Golf Course and bordered bypristine beaches and forestry walks, The Dornoch Hotel boasts 105 bedrooms, two restaurants, and spectacular views.

The Golf Links Hotel Local Hotels in Dornoch near Royal Dornoch Championship Golf Course (5)

Church Street
KW10 6TT
Tel: 01408633408

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The Golf Links is a friendly family-run Hotel situated in Golspie on the East Coast of Sutherland, with stunning seafront location and beautiful views overlooking the Dornoch Firth. Located right by the beach and immediately adjacent to the marvellous 18 - hole Golspie Golf Course.

Only 8 miles north of Royal Dornoch - 6 miles south of Brora and 50 miles from Inverness andWick the ideal baseto relax, the hotel is now all non smoking but we do have a large garden.We are just the place to stop off at on your way to the Orkneys a nice relax a good sleep and then a very pleasent drive up to get the lunch timeferry. We are a bike friendly hotel with under cover secure storage/parking. The Golf Links Hotel is a friendly,comfortable, family run hotel, the bar is stocked with over 200 single malts and a good selection of bothbottled and draft beersincluding Tennents lager and Guinness, good food and a varied selection of wines. It now has wood pellet stoves in the bar and the dining room and is also centrally heated throughout.

Glenmorangie House

Local Hotels in Dornoch near Royal Dornoch Championship Golf Course (6)Fearn
by Tain
Ross-shire IV20 1XP
t: 01862 871 671

GlenmorangieHouse is one of Scotland’s finest Highland Homes where you will find tranquility and style, and with just 9 bedrooms this combines to an elegant, intimate house-party experience. Owned by Glenmorangie, we pride ourselves on our luxurious heritage and you are invited to relax with us and enjoy our warm genuine hospitality.

The House is located just 60 minutes drive north of Inverness, near the Seaboard Villages on the shores of the Moray Firth. Tucked away on the East Coast, The House is surrounded with wonderful seascapes, a private beach and beautiful walled gardens. Tain, our nearest town, is Scotland’s oldest royal burgh.

The local area offers you a large range of activities and experiences, from golf to highland gamesand falconry to fishing, and as a guestof ours, you can take advantage of the GlenmorangieConcierge services to help you plan and book these local attractions, tailor-made to your personal requirements.

Being part of the Glenmorangie Whisky company, The House naturally specialises in whisky and all our staff are professional, trained whisky ambassadors who will give you a great Glenmorangie experience whilst staying with us. Ask about our ground breaking Signet Masterclass and ourspeciality whisky weekends! Food at Glenmorangie House is something special too. Using only the finest, local ingredients, a bespoke dinner menu is created daily by our expert chefs.

‘Glenmorangie’ is Gaelic for ‘The Glen of Tranquility’, which is not a real place, but a feeling - a feeling that you will experience at Glenmorangie House.

The Golspie Inn Hotel Local Hotels in Dornoch near Royal Dornoch Championship Golf Course (7)

Old Bank Road
KW10 6RS
Tel: 01408 633234

Dating from 1808, the historic fourteen- bedroom Golspie Inn Hotel has been providing traditional Highland hospitality for more than two centuries. An ideal coastal location, Golspie is a golfer's paradise, with fiveexceptional nearby local links courses in Brora, Golspie, Royal Dornoch (Championship and Struie courses) and Tain around us. All these courses are highly rated in the index of Scottish courses, with the Championship course at Royal Dornoch regularly featured among the top 20 courses in the world.

After a full day of golf, you are welcome to dine in either of our two restaurants or enjoy our pubmenu in our comfortable bars. Our menus offer high quality, locally sourced food, including fresh fish and shellfish from our own family boat.

Our transport service will pick up/drop off at the airport and railway stations, as well as shuttle golfers between the Hotel and the five local courses and further afield. Make the most of your visit to the Scottish
Highlands and experience genuine Highland hospitality at the Golspie Inn Hotel.

The Royal Marine Hotel Local Hotels in Dornoch near Royal Dornoch Championship Golf Course (8)

Golf Road
Tel:01408 621252

Overlooking the mouth of the River Brora, the Royal Marine is a charming country house hotel designed by renowned Scottish architect Sir Robert Lorimer in 1913. The Royal Marine Hotel now offers 4 star accommodation and superb AA Rosette food amid glorious coastal scenery.

From luxurious, private suites to airy spacious rooms for large golf parties, the Royal Marine can accommodate anyone wishing to accept our hospitality and enjoy the relaxation of our special location. We have 21 recently refurbished bedrooms within the hotel, plus 24 contemporary luxury self-catering apartments to suit all needs.

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Carnegie Lodge Hotel Local Hotels in Dornoch near Royal Dornoch Championship Golf Course (9)

Viewfield Road
IV19 1NR
Tel:01862 893049

Overlooking the town of Tain - the historic and oldest Royal Burgh in Scotland, Carnegie Lodge Hotel enjoys the benefits of a countryside outlook while only a ten minute walk from the town centre. Carnegie Lodge Hotel is owned and managed by Derek and Heather Wynne, a husband and wife team, supported by a genuinely happy and cheery 'family' of hand picked catering and hospitality staff.

Morangie House Hotel Local Hotels in Dornoch near Royal Dornoch Championship Golf Course (10)

IV19 1PY
Tel:01862 892281

A country house hotel situated in the town of Tain,just 12 miles from the course. We pride ourselves on a warm welcome, good food and of course a strong knowledge of golf in the area.

If you are playing any of the local courses Royal Dornoch, Tain, Golspie, Brora, Nairn, Castle Stuart why not make Tain your centre with all courses in easy reach.

We look to offer a discount on our normal rates for golfing parties.

Edderton Inn Local Hotels in Dornoch near Royal Dornoch Championship Golf Course (11)

Station Road
IV19 1LB
Tel: 01862 821588

Edderton Inn is located on the shore of the Dornoch Firth just 8 miles (10 minutes) from Dornoch and ideally located for over 20 golf courses within 1 hours drive. Catering for groups of up to 14 people in comfortable en-suite accommodation. We offer home made food in our restaurant and a full licensed bar for residents with bottled real ales and premium lagers and a large selection of malt whisky. A cosy lounge bar with wood burning stove guarantees you a warm welcome.

Kincraig Castle HotelLocal Hotels in Dornoch near Royal Dornoch Championship Golf Course (12)

Tel: +44 (0)1349 852587

20-20. Not just Perfect Vision but a statement of how many courses are within a 20 mile radius of the celebrated Kincraig Castle Hotel, set in the stunning scenery of the Highlands of Scotland. Kincraig is one of the best situated Hotels for anyone passionate about Golf. 20 Golf Courses within a 20 Mile radius and in the Highlands of Scotland. Kincraig Castle Hotel is your 19th Hole.

Kincraig Castle Hotel is owned by a family of golfers and boasts its own golf practice facility with a 4 holes pitch & putt course within the castle grounds, a feature which is unique among hotels in the Scottish Highlands.

Kincraig Castle Hotel is an award-winning 4-star country house hotel in the heart of the Highlands. Only 25 minutes from Inverness, it’s the perfect retreat for tranquillity, sublime comfort and exceptional food.

Alladale Wilderness ReserveLocal Hotels in Dornoch near Royal Dornoch Championship Golf Course (13)
IV24 3BS
Tel: +44(0)1863 755338
Email: hospitality@alladale.com

Alladale Wilderness Reserve is located just a 50 minute drive from Royal Dornoch Golf Course, and 1 ½ hour North from Inverness. A helicopter flight from Inverness Airport to Alladale takes about 12 minutes.

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Alladale Lodge, built in 1788, offers 7 double en-suite bedrooms, private chef, full service, private gym and sauna, drawing room and dining room, and is set within a beautiful 23,000 acre wilderness reserve. On-site activities include hiking, mountain biking, clay pigeon shooting, trout fishing, whisky tasting, massages and beauty treatments, landscape photography, foraging, and 4x4 tours across one of the largest privately owned rewilding projects in the United Kingdom.

Also available are two high end self / catered cottages, sleeping 4 and 8 guests respectively. Individual room bookings in Alladale Lodge are available in the months of May and November. The lodge is available for exclusive use during all other months.We can assist with local transfers, and help create a bespoke itinerary filled with on- and off-site activities for you and your group.

Kingsmills Hotel Local Hotels in Dornoch near Royal Dornoch Championship Golf Course (14)

Culcabock Road
Tel:01463 237166 or 01463 257100

Luxury Four Star Hotel in Inverness With so many hotels in Inverness to choose it’s good to know that when you book the Kingsmills, you’ve picked a hotel with an excellent reputation throughout the Highlands and Scotland. The hospitality here has been enjoyed by both locals and visitors to Inverness for many years.

Set in four acres of carefully kept gardens and manicured lawns, at the Kingsmills Hotel you’ll be assured exceptional service in a quiet and pretty location in the Highlands of Scotland. You’re close enough to walk to the city centre, and are only a short distance from Inverness train station.

Glen Mhor Hotel & Apartments Local Hotels in Dornoch near Royal Dornoch Championship Golf Course (15)

8-15 Ness Bank
Tel:01463 234308

Meander along the tree lined Ness Bank and you will reach The Glen Mhor Hotel in Inverness, you discover a Inverness hotel which is perched in a picturesque setting on the banks of the River Ness in the shadow of Inverness Castle.

Mackays Hotel Local Hotels in Dornoch near Royal Dornoch Championship Golf Course (16)

Union Street,
Tel:01955 602323

On the Shortest Street in the World, our award-winning hotelhas been cared for lovingly by the same family for over 60 years in the breath-taking area of Caithness. 30 comfortable rooms, a variety of self-catering
accommodation, guests are provided with a unique caring experience. The hotel features an AA Rosette restaurant and a Cocktail Bar where the finestlocally sourced cuisine and a wide selection of whiskies andother drinks are available. Please enquire to obtain the specially discounted rates for golfing parties.

The Golf View Hotel and Spa Local Hotels in Dornoch near Royal Dornoch Championship Golf Course (17)

Seabank Road
IV12 4HD
Tel: 01667455267


Stunning AA 4 star seaside hotel overlooking the Moray Firth and close to Inverness.

The Golf View Hotel & Spa enjoys views over the Moray Firth to the Black Isle and has gardens leading down to the seashore which is just a few steps away. Many of the 42 bedrooms are sea-facing with traditional interiors that provide guests with an exceptionally comfortable and relaxing place in which to stay.

With a variety of leisure facilities including heated indoor pool, Jacuzzi, tennis courts and a Sonas Spa and beauty salon on-site, there's plenty available to ensure all guests make the most of their visit to the Golf
View Hotel & Spa, Nairn.

The Fairways Restaurant serves up fine dining and has been awarded AA 1 Rosette status,which is presented by passionate chefs in a selection of the finest dishes. Furthermore, the Links Brasserie enjoys beautiful vistas of the golden sands and Moray Firth coastline beyond.

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Golf View Hotel & Spa is also perfectly located for exploring Inverness, capital of the Highlands, and the wider Highland region.

Boath House Local Hotels in Dornoch near Royal Dornoch Championship Golf Course (18)

IV12 5TE
Tel:01667 454896

AA Hotel of the Year 2010/2011 Scotland

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  • “Not only did we get what we thought we wanted – we also got what we didn’t know we wanted.” John Sutherland, Northern Ireland.


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