Help at a small hotel on the North Coast of Scotland


United Kingdom

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 Min stay requested: 1 month or more

  • Description


    We are a small Hotel situated on the North Coast 500 route and only 8 miles from John O Groats. We have 6 letting bedrooms and a restaurant which at present caters solely for residents. There is also a small lounge bar and seating area for relaxing. There is free wi-fi throughout public areas. The area is peaceful with no air pollution and very little traffic and a great health service.
    We are on the bus route to Thurso which is 12 miles away and Wick which is 20 miles.
    There is a main line train station In Thurso and buses that can take you throughout Scotland. We are also a five minute drive to the ferry port for the Island of Orkney.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Help around the house

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    We will pay at least the Uk minimum wage for suitable persons, with meals when working. Although in a remote area we are situated on a bus route to Thurso, John O Groats and Wick with easy access to Inverness. This is a tourist area with many places and points of interest to visit. We are within easy access of the ferry to Orkney.

  • Host offers payment in line with the minimum wage

    Host offers payment in line with the minimum wage

    This host offers accommodation and payment.

    Host has indicated that they will pay at least the minimum hourly wage of their country for each hour worked and that accommodation will also be provided. They are asking for help with a business or business activity. Contact the host directly via the site messenger for more information and details about the wage provided. Any arrangements should be agreed in advance with your host.

  • Help


    Small Hotel in the far North of Scotland is looking for two persons to assist with housekeeping and waiting duties and ideally someone with some experience as a chef. A couple would be ideal or close friends as accommodation is a twin or double bedroom within the hotel with its own en-suite shower room. Housekeeping and waiting experience not necessary as full training can be provided. The work is seasonal and would suit persons looking to visit another country during the summer months - to mid September.

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent
    French: Beginner
    Italian: Beginner

  • Accommodation


    Shared bedroom in the courtyard with either a double or twin beds and en-suite shower room. There is a Tv provided and free wi-fi is available within the main Hotel lounge. Accommodation is provided free of charge.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    There is a bus stop outside the hotel entrance with transport to Thurso, John O Groats and Wick and from Thurso or Wick to Inverness and beyond. The local area is close to the Castle of Mey, the late Queen Mother's Highland Home, and has views over the Pentland Firth to Orkney and The Old Man of Hoy. There is fishing available locally, both loch and sea fishing, and there are many historical and Viking sites around the area. The Hotel has around 6 acres of woodland for walking.

  • A little more information

    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

    • Can host families

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?


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    Hours expected

    5 hours per day five days a week

Host ref number: 796865126954