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West End Hotel

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All reviewsgiffie and robertteddy bearowners and staffhistoric buildingexcellent hostsfillet steakfriendly atmospheresingle roomthe main shopping streetquiet areahome madeboth nightscooked breakfastvisiting orkneyhigh standardduffywedgewood
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were up in Kirkwall for one night for a 60th Birthday Dinner. The Dinner was in The West End Hotel so we decided to stay there as well. In the afternoon we had a walk around the town centre and then had a few...More

Thank stewartbegg4950
Reviewed 23 October 2017

My companion and I both really enjoyed our 2 night stay here (21st and 22nd September 2017). Rooms are basic but clean and well appointed. The hotel is conveniently located. The restaurant food is high quality and the cooked breakfast was delicious. The highlight of...More

Thank SJSBrissygirl
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

Your basic small room with the sink in the room and not in the bathroom. The bed was just a double. The whole affair seemed a bit pokey. The staff were courteous and the breakfast was just fine. The price was about 35 or 40...More

Thank doreenandneil
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

I visit Orkney fairly regularly for business. I was booked in to the Westend Hotel about 2 years ago as it was the only hotel with vacancies, and whilst it was "ok", at the same time was a step back in time. The bedding was...More

Thank 219HHK
Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

Having recently changed hands, you would have expected some transient issues. There were none. Instead, pleasant, dedicated and helpful staff, from the young waitresses upwards. The food was good, had a well stocked Bar, with local Gins! My thanks to the staff who helped my...More

Thank Jon A
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Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Room Service
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Room Service
Breakfast included
Meeting Rooms
Conference Facilities
Things to do
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
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Price range
US$ 87 - US$ 165 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$ 87 - US$ 165 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites, Family Rooms
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Response from Graham M | Reviewed this property |
I don't think so however the airport is only a very short (10 minute) taxi ride away.
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"WIFI can be difficult but it is a very old building, if you need it in your room ask before you check in."
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"There was wifi in common room& bar. Our room was way back and had no wifi."
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"There are rooms at the back and in the "attic", which might not suit everyone, as there's no..."
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"i struggled to keep window open, so maybe ask for a block if you like window open all night."
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