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    West End Hotel

    14 Main Street, Kirkwall KW15 1BU, Scotland
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    Room & Suite (10)
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    Overview
    • Excellent62%
    • Very good25%
    • Average9%
    • Poor3%
    • Terrible1%
    Travellers talk about
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Restaurant
    Room Service
    Suites
    Bar/Lounge
    Pets Allowed
    Conference Facilities
    3.0 Star Hotel
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    The Ayre Hotel
    371 reviews
    #1 of 9 hotels in Kirkwall
     
    Sands Hotel
    181 reviews
    #1 of 1 hotels in Burray Village
     
    Merkister Hotel
    327 reviews
    #1 of 1 hotels in Harray
     
    The Foveran
    125 reviews
    #2 of 9 hotels in Kirkwall
     
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    1 - 5 of 248 reviews

    Reviewed 2 days ago 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
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    I don't usually give below average reviews. However, I wanted to comment on the unfriendly service when we visited the bar. We were not staying at the hotel but the bar had been recommended by some travellers we met on the airport shuttle. Not sure...More

    Thank Magnolia_Valley
    Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

    We chose to eat at the West End Hotel after a long, wild and windy day on Hoy, exploring the naval history of Scapa Floe - we were very hungry! I chose the Hawaiian chicken while Hubby had the sirloin steak - both excellent choices,...More

    Thank seljangolf
    Reviewed 24 July 2017

    This hotel is a very basic one. The room was ok but very basic, bathroom VERY small. My bed lamp didn't work (no lightbulb, even when we said that it was missing, no replacement ), and all light went when we had the electric cooker...More

    1  Thank Lonech
    Reviewed 12 July 2017

    The owners and the staff were very helpful and friendly. The hotel has a good location in Kirkwall with good parking. The meal we had, home made fish pie, was delicious. The room was clean, comfortable and cosy. The building its self is hundreds of...More

    Thank MollyR24
    The Ayre Hotel
    371 reviews
    #1 of 9 hotels in Kirkwall
     
    Sands Hotel
    181 reviews
    #1 of 1 hotels in Burray Village
     
    Merkister Hotel
    327 reviews
    #1 of 1 hotels in Harray
     
    The Foveran
    125 reviews
    #2 of 9 hotels in Kirkwall
     
    About
    Awards & Recognition
    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
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$ 127 - US$ 157 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #4 Romantic Hotel in Kirkwall
    • #4 Business Hotel in Kirkwall
    • #5 Family Hotel in Kirkwall
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Suites ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 10
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    • Location
    • United Kingdom >
    • Scotland >
    • Orkney Islands >
    • Mainland >
    • Kirkwall
    • Also Known As
    • West End Kirkwall ,
    • Hotel West End ,
    • West End Hotel Kirkwall, Orkney Islands
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    Traveller (51)
    Room & Suite (10)
    Dining (5)
    Hotel & Grounds (56)
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    Karen M
    22 April 2017|
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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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    Room Tips
    "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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