Wick Hotel Alternative with Great Facilities and Right Beside NC500 Route – Sweet!

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Thinking About a Wick Hotel?

Looking to stay in Wick? Thinking about a Wick hotel?

Why not consider this great 2 double bedroomed apartment with free parking, fully equipped kitchen, all linen and towels, great lounge with Neflix and Freeview on the TV within a 10 minute walk of Wick High Street? It’s also right on the NC500 route!

Sound interesting? It’s great value and a great place to stay – they even provide all the fabric conditioner and washing powder so it’s a good chance to get your washing done.

Check out my review of this really nice accommodation and if you are interested you can hit the search to find the best prices on the internet too.

Pre-Arrival Information Wick Hotel Alternative – No.4 Bignold

The day before arriving at No. 4 Bignold a text message came through with the details of the property address and the keycode for the door to access the key.

Arriving at Wick Hotel Alternative No. 4 Bignold

It is easy to find No.4 Bignold – just follow the main road through Wick as if heading to John O Groats. After passing a very large church on the left, a small seating area on the right the road bears right. There is an old filling station on the left, currently used for selling coal and just as the road starts to bear left Bignold Court is on the left hand side.

There is a large shared parking area with parking right outside apartment number 4.

There is a shared front door which is unlocked and inside the shared entry hall there is a keysafe next to the door of Bignold Court.

Check in times were from 3pm and check out by 11am.

Staying at Wick Hotel Alternative – No. 4 Bignold

No.4 Bignold is a two level apartment with the following facilities and amenities;

Kitchen – Ground Floor

  • Pleasant light room overlooking the front car park
  • Dining table for 4 people
  • Washing machine
  • Microwave
  • Cooker
  • Ceramic hob
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Kettle
  • Fully equipped kitchen with all the cutlery, cooking equipment etc required
  • A particularly nice touch was the tea, coffee and biscuits
  • There was also tin foil, clingfilm etc, cleaning products
  • Tea towel, washing up sponge and washing up liquid provided
  • Another nice touch was washing powder and fabric softener being supplied for the washing machine

Living Room – Ground Floor

  • This was a spacious room with evening light coming in through the large windows, which overlooked the rear car park
  • 3 seater leather sofa and cushions
  • 2 seater leather sofa and cushions
  • Coffee tables and coasters
  • Large mat in front of the fireplace
  • Electric fire with flame effect and fan heater
  • TV with Netflix and Freeview
  • Small desk and chair

Upstairs Landing

  • Small bookcase with a selection of books

Upstairs Bathroom

  • Bath with shower over
  • Toiletries including shampoo and soap
  • Washbasin and toilet
  • Good supply of toilet rolls

Upstairs Front Facing Double Bedroom

  • One window to the front overlooking car park and the road
  • One window to the side overlooking slate roof
  • Double bed with duvet and 4 pillows
  • Full set of towels
  • Ample cupboard and storage space
  • Chest of drawers
  • Bedside tables with lights

Upstairs Rear Double Bedroom

  • As front facing bedroom, again with towels
  • Rear window looking over the rear car park

Things To Note

The ceilings at No.4 Bignold are quite high which means the stairs going up are quite steep. There isn’t a handrail as the stairs curve around so this means extra care is needed. This might make the property unsuitable for those with young/smaller children. See photo of stairs below or check out the video review so see what going up the stairs is like.

Wick is very far North in the UK. That means evenings are lighter later. The curtains in the property are not blackout curtains so for those who like to sleep in a dark room an eye mask might be a good idea.

The bedroom at the front does experience some road noise. It’s not a great deal but it really depends what you are used to. I always travel with ear plugs for sleeping so it wasn’t a problem.

Video Review of No. 4 Bignold

Want to check out the inside? Check out my video tour which shows you all the rooms.

Wick Hotel – Walking into Wick Town Centre

It is an easy walk into Wick town centre from the property and it takes around 10 minutes walk. In Wick town centre you will find a Wetherspoons pub, a small selection of shops, convenience store and some takeaways.

Wick Hotel – Eating and Drinking

Lucky888 Chinese Takeaway – 36 High Street, Wick

This Chinese takeaway is a 10 minute stroll from No.k4 Bignold. The sweet and sour vegetables with boiled rice, plus a special fried rice, pineapple fritters and prawn crackers were nice. The service was friendly and we had our meal with pineapple fritters and prawn crackers. The total cost was £21.00. The menu is extensive with a good choice of dishes including Thai dishes.

Telephone 01955 606 888

Breakfast

We went to the nearby Tesco supermarket for breakfast as they do a Vegan breakfast and plant milk coffees, as well as a Dragonfruit cooler. It was good value and we picked up some snacks for the rest of our day exploring the area, and used the toilets before we set off.

The cafe is just on the right as you enter the Tesco supermarket.

The supermarket is found by taking a left turn out of Bignold Court and it is around 0.5 miles further North on the right hand side. There is a filling station there as well.

Wick Hotel Alternative – Summary of Stay at No.4 Bignold

  • A 1 night stay was £89 which was good value given it was the first weekend in June
  • The apartment was very nice to stay in and we had a relaxing evening and a relaxed start to the day.
  • We enjoyed the extra space, the chance to dine and the chance to lay on the sofa watching TV too!

Wick Hotels

If you are keen to stay in a hotel in Wick here are a couple that I have also stayed in and a bit of information to help you plan your stay.

Bank Guest House

I have never been a fan of guest houses, but the Bank Guest House is an exception to my rule. Having had to stay in Wick a number of times for work purposes the Bank Guest House became a favourite place to stay.

It is located right in the main street of Wick and is on several floors above the old bank building. There is free parking nearby and the rooms are well equipped. There are small double rooms available, which although small are very comfortable and cosy.

I also found the hosts friendly and the breakfasts were great too.

Check out the Bank Hotel Wick Tripadvisor Reviews

Norseman Hotel

The Norseman Hotel is quite a large hotel, family run, with it’s own restaurant and bar.

It is within 0.5 mile of Wick train station so particularly handy for those travelling by train.

Rooms are simply styled and some Scottish touches run throughout the hotel. There is plenty of free parking on site.

This Norseman Hotel is a great place if you want to stay where you can eat, drink and sleep all in the one place!

Check out the Norseman Hotel Tripadvisor Reviews

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Further Reading;

Check out my review of Duncansby Stacks which are 18 miles away from Wick, including local facilities plus photos and videos of these wonderful cliffs.

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