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    The Shore

    Shore Street, Kirkwall KW15 1LG, Scotland
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    Overview
    • Excellent46%
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    1 - 5 of 176 reviews

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    I only stayed at The Shore for an overnight as I was getting the ferry to Sanday early in the morning. The room was decent and the staff friendly. But it was quiet and the bar was deserted by 9pm at night... I had to...More

    Thank Fazerace
    Reviewed 6 September 2017

    Comfortable, spotlessly clean, excellently equipped (refurbished) bedroom. Quiet, though with no view. Generous touches (chocolate, quality biscuits, bottled water, dressing gowns etc). Very pleasant welcome and staff. Smoked fish with poached egg at breakfast superb. Great location at the harbour. Thought the bar was a...More

    Thank FussyNortheast
    Response from Ga7ethC, Owner at The ShoreResponded 7 September 2017

    Thanks for taking time to give feedback. We are working towards the relaunch of our restaurant at The Shore on 7th October....with the lounge bar including lighting also being refurbished. Again thanks for your comments.

    Reviewed 27 August 2017

    Unlike some other reviewers, I have nothing but good things to say about The Shore--perhaps because I booked a deluxe double room. I came to Kirkwall after staying at a supposedly comparable property in Stromness, but The Shore was the far superior choice in terms...More

    Thank HungryInsomniac
    Response from thesh0re, Owner at The ShoreResponded 28 August 2017

    Thank you for your feedback which I will pass on to staff.

    Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

    I was really looking forward to my visit to Kirkwall and staying at The Shore. We arrived off the ferry late and check in took a while. We then had to go up winding stairs to our dark room (no lifts). Our room was small...More

    Thank Carol S
    Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

    We had landed in Orkney the previous night and woken up on Sunday morning starving. We couldn't find anywhere open at 9am so cheekily my husband popped in to see if the staff at The Shore could help us. They brought us in, sat us...More

    Thank Lettie999
    Response from thesh0re, Owner at The ShoreResponded 10 August 2017

    Glad you enjoyed your breakfast . Happy to have provided a good start to your Orkney holiday.

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    About
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    • Price range
    • US$ 111 - US$ 264 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
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    • Number of rooms
    • 15
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    • Scotland >
    • Orkney Islands >
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    • Kirkwall
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    • The Shore Kirkwall, Orkney Islands
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    Dawn S
    9 April 2015|
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    Good morning Apologies for the delayed response. Unfortunately, we are unable to provide accommodation for the dates requested as we are fully booked. If there are alternative dates which you would like to be checked... More
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    "If you have trouble with stairs ask for a room in the annex (level access is from the outside of the building)"
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    "My son was in room 17 which was equally bad so don't ask for 16 or 17!!!"
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