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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.

Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

The Shore is welcoming place with comfortable room the bar is a straight forward type pub appeared to be serving no food .We were shocked because on the internet it said it does.The bleakest was good better the second morning much better .I thought a...More

Thank Allan K
Reviewed 15 July 2017

WE stayed here for two nights - in two rooms. When I booked I asked if there was a lift and was told there was one - there wasn't so the hotel is not disabled friendly. We were shown a lovely room, or lovely on...More

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Response from thesh0re, Owner at The ShoreResponded 16 July 2017

Thanks for taking time to write - though the review is perhaps a little unfair. The lock on the room you had booked failed there and then, was working earlier in the day as I had been in myself (renewing furniture in fact). Our handyman...More

Reviewed 11 July 2017

Staff friendly. Room was fine with comfortable bed. Window blinds were thick with dust. Small TV in room however reception was dreadful. No wardrobe. Rail for clothes was ok for a short stay. Shower room / toilet could have been better. there was a sign...More

Thank 9Moer
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Lovely hotel with wonderful service throughout. Very friendly and warm greeting at reception, and then shown to a beautiful modern room. Fantastic idea of choosing your breakfast options the evening before and leaving the form with reception. Worked brilliantly with hardly any wait in the...More

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Response from 350highlandlassie | Reviewed this property |
I don't think they have any ground floor rooms. I asked if there was a lift when I booked as we were travelling with my elderly father in la. I was told there was a lift. On arrival there wasn't one.
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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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"Ask for a refurbished room"
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"Don't accept rooms 25 or 16."
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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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