The North Coast 500 provides visitors with some truly outstanding sights but spending hours on the road can be exhausting.

For this reason, finding the perfect hotel to stay at is just as important as sorting out your itinerary for the road trip.

Luckily the region is littered with hotels that have great amenities and stunning views.

The best hotels to stay at on the NC500 based on Google Reviews

Here are some of the best-rated hotels on the NC500 worth staying at after a long drive.

The Torridon

Location: Annat, By Achnasheen, Wester Ross IV22 2EY

Rating: 4.5/5 out of 455 reviews

One reviewer said of The Torridon: "Stunning location, superb food and service, lovely old building. Excellent staff. Fantastic whisky bar with very knowledgeable bar staff and best scones for afternoon tea you can imagine."

Rua Reidh Lighthouse

Location: Melvaig, Gairloch IV21 2EA

Rating: 4.2/5 out of 176 reviews

One reviewer said: "Sleeping in a lighthouse overlooking wonderful landscapes is an unforgettable experience in itself. It was even more so for Susan and Kiwa's kindness and warm welcome."

Links House at Royal Dornoch

Location: Golf Rd, Dornoch IV25 3LW

Rating: 4.9/5 out of 95 reviews

One reviewer said: "Beautiful rooms, lovely staff and good food (the breakfast must not be skipped)."

Shieldaig Lodge

Location: Badachro, Gairloch IV21 2AN

Rating: 4.4/5 out of 218 reviews

One reviewer said: "It was a quiet and peaceful place with excellent service and really good food."

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Newton Lodge

Location: A894, Kylesku, Lairg IV27 4HW

Rating: 4.7/5 out of 115 reviews

One reviewer said: "A wonderful little hotel with charming views and delicious breakfast included in price!"

Plockton Inn

Location: Innes St, Plockton IV52 8TW

Rating: 4.5/5 out of 826 reviews

One reviewer said: "Fantastic stay at this quaint inn. The bed was comfortable. The pillows are plush. Beautiful bathroom. The shower was HUGE. There was a wee view of the loch."