If you’re looking for a warm, Highland welcome, look no further than Mackays Hotel in Wick.


Short & Sweet

While it may be situated on the Shortest Street in the World, Ebenezer Place, Mackays Hotel has a big heart and its historical home, dating back to 1883, has been loved and cherished by the same family for nearly 60 years to ensure it maintains its character while embracing the very best of modern hotel luxury. 


Set in the glorious landscape of Caithness, Mackays is centrally located in Wick and its award winning accommodation is a natural complement to the pure pleasure of visiting the northern Highlands.


Tasty & Tipply

Whether you are a visitor to the area, or live locally, nothing beats the tantalising tastes of Highland Scotland. From whisky to beef, we’ve got some of the best world cuisine, right on our doorstep. Our No 1 Bistro has gone to considerable lengths to ensure the freshest local ingredients have been treated with talent and love to bring you a tasty, mouth-watering Highland menu which offers something for everyone.


From light lunches to delicious evening meals, the Bistro offers an appealing ambiance, quality service and exceptional culinary standards.


Finish your perfect day with an evening dram in our traditional bar where you’ll find excellent wines and speciality whiskies, some of which come from local distilleries and take their rightful place amongst the world's finest.


Warm & Gentle

Mackays is dedicated to delivering a uniquely warm, welcome Highland experience and our guests enjoy comfortable rooms, lovingly furnished to capture the gentility of a Highland hideaway. Choose from 30 rooms, all with en-suite facilities, and a selection of single, twin and double accommodations to suit every taste.


Leave your hairdryer at home (we’ve got that covered) and when you check in to your room, treat yourself to a reviving cup of tea, coffee and some fine Scottish biscuits, accompanied by the local paper, all compliments of Mackays.


Business & Pleasure

We know our guests have different needs, so whether you’re here for business or pleasure, we’ve got it covered. Selected rooms have widescreen televisions with DVD facilities, ideal for a peaceful evening in after a day's adventuring and free wireless broadband access is available throughout the premises for every guest.


And whether you are looking to hold a large business event, or a traditional highland wedding, our facilities include both a ballroom and a private dining room that have hosted both types of occasions with dynamism and flair.