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St. Ola Hotel

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The St Ola Hotel is situated in the heart of Kirkwall on the picturesque waterfront. We offer beautiful comfortable rooms, 2 very friendly bars and homemade food using the finest local produce on our all day menu.
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Non-Smoking Hotel
Breakfast Available
Room Service
Laundry Service
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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Centrally Located
Harbour View
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92Great for walkers
Grade: 92 out of 100
36Restaurantswithin 0.5 km
19Attractionswithin 0.5 km
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An OK stay, but the light shining into the room was too strong for me. If the curtain material was heavier, this would help. The room was very clean, no issues, if I return I would try and ask for a room away from the road and the street lights.
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I stopped in to the restaurant on a Wednesday in late September to see if a table was available for dinner. One was and boy was I glad I did -- I ordered the Orkney Beer Battered Haddock & Chips and it was the best fish and chips I've ever had. The portion was huge and the fish
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Dropped in for a couple of pints and ended up staying for dinner. I chose the Orkney Steak and Ale pie which was accompanied by chips, parsnips and carrots, all excellently cooked! My colleague had Haddock and said it was excellent as well.
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Went here for lunch, it's a clean tidy place with a seafront location, the staff were efficient and friendly. Nice variety of food on the menu. We didn't want a full meal so opted for a soup and sandwich combo. We weren't disappointed, the soup was obviously homemade, thick and d
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Not a gastronomic experience but you are long way from home so good honestly cooked food and a Guinness always goes down well. Lots of locals eating here but a bit of a problem with one noisy perso who wanted to dominate the room.
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Photo provided by managementSt. Ola Hotel
Newly refurbished standard twin
View of Kirkwall Harbour
Charming room
Harbour at night
One of two windows - both looked out on the harbour.
"Rooms 5&6 look over the harbor, 4 would be the quietest."
"If you like watching boats come and go ask for a harbour view room."
"This is a small hotel but there are several rooms that face the harbour if you like a room with a view."
"stay elsewhere"
"we didn't stay so cannot comment, we were only there for a bar supper"
US$ 80 - US$ 136 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
United KingdomScotlandOrkney IslandsMainlandKirkwall
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