While travelling along the North Coast 500 offers visitors scenic and outstanding sights, spending hours on the road can be tiring.

Finding the perfect hotel to stay at for a day or two is just as important as sorting your itinerary for the road trip.

Luckily the region is littered with hotels that have great amenities and 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 out of 408 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."

Find out more on the hotel's website.

Rua Reidh Lighthouse

Location: Melvaig, Gairloch IV21 2EA

Rating: 4.2 out of 161 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."

Find out more on the hotel's website.

Links House at Royal Dornoch

Location: Golf Rd, Dornoch IV25 3LW

Rating: 4.9 out of 81 reviews

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

Find out more on the hotel's website.

Shieldaig Lodge

Location: Badachro, Gairloch IV21 2AN

Rating: 4.5 out of 188 reviews

One reviewer said: "It was a quite and peacefull place with excelente service and really good food."

Find out more on the hotel's website.

Glenmorangie House

Location: Fearn by Tain, Tain IV20 1XP

Rating: 4.9 out of 74 reviews

One reviewer said: "This definitely has the wow factor. Beautifully decorated, staff went out of their way to make our stay memorable, food was excellent and the service was brilliant. Definitely a place to visit when in the area."

Find out more on the hotel's website.

Newton Lodge

Location: A894, Kylesku, Lairg IV27 4HW

Rating: 4.7 out of 97 reviews

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

Find out more on the hotel's website.

Plockton Inn

Find out more on the hotel's website.

Location: Innes St, Plockton IV52 8TW

Rating: 4.6 out of 752 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."