We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
3/12/2017 4/12/2017
    There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
    • {providername} {price}
    {providername} {price}
      {listitems}
    {sold_out_text}
    We can't find prices for this accommodation
    From {rate_price} {rate_periodicity}

    West End Hotel

    14 Main Street, Kirkwall KW15 1BU, Scotland
    Save
    Lowest prices for your stay
    3/12/2017 4/12/2017
    Are these your travel dates?
    TripAdvisor uses this information to find you the lowest prices for your stay.
    Our online travel partners don't provide prices for this accommodation, but we can search other options in KirkwallSee available hotels in Kirkwall
    Traveller (51)
    Room & Suite (10)
    Dining (5)
    Forss House Hotel
    311 reviews
    #1 of 9 hotels in Thurso
    58.6 km
     
    Sands Hotel
    189 reviews
    #1 of 1 hotels in Burray Village
    15.2 km
     
    Mackays Hotel
    465 reviews
    #1 of 4 hotels in Wick
    60.3 km
     
    The Ayre Hotel
    382 reviews
    #1 of 9 hotels in Kirkwall
    0.7 km
     
    Overview
    • Excellent60%
    • Very good26%
    • Average10%
    • 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
    All hotel details
    {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","moduleList":["handlers"],"template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel"},"scriptFlags":null}
    Write a Review
    Turn Your Opinions into Points!
    Turn your opinions into JPMiles
    Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
    *You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
    JPMiles / Payback Arrow
    50
    JPMiles / Payback Arrow
    Reviews (257)
    Traveller rating
    Traveller type
    Time of year
    Language

    1 - 5 of 251 reviews

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    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
    Reviewed 6 September 2017

    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
    Forss House Hotel
    311 reviews
    #1 of 9 hotels in Thurso
    58.6 km
     
    Sands Hotel
    189 reviews
    #1 of 1 hotels in Burray Village
    15.2 km
     
    Mackays Hotel
    465 reviews
    #1 of 4 hotels in Wick
    60.3 km
     
    The Ayre Hotel
    382 reviews
    #1 of 9 hotels in Kirkwall
    0.7 km
     
    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$ 67 - US$ 120 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #4 Business Hotel in Kirkwall
    • #4 Romantic Hotel in Kirkwall
    • #5 Family Hotel in Kirkwall
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Suites ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 10
    • Location
    • United Kingdom >
    • Scotland >
    • Orkney Islands >
    • Mainland >
    • Kirkwall
    • Also Known As
    • West End Kirkwall ,
    • Hotel West End ,
    • West End Hotel Kirkwall, Orkney Islands
    Add Photo Photos
    Traveller (51)
    Room & Suite (10)
    Dining (5)
    Hotel & Grounds (56)
    Nearby
    The Ayre Hotel
    382 reviews
    .67 km away
     
    Nearby Restaurants
    Helgi's
    717 reviews
    .72 km away
    Lucano
    525 reviews
    .23 km away
    The Strynd Tea Room
    183 reviews
    .43 km away
    Kirkwall Hotel Restaurant
    658 reviews
    .72 km away
    Nearby Attractions
    Saint Magnus Cathedral
    1,393 reviews
    .37 km away
    The Orkney Museum
    450 reviews
    .36 km away
    Banks Chambered Tomb
    26 reviews
    .63 km away
    The Earl's Palace
    314 reviews
    .32 km away
    Ask a question
    Questions & Answers
    Karen M
    22 April 2017|
    Answer
    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.
    0
    Votes
    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."
    Read review
    "There was wifi in common room& bar. Our room was way back and had no wifi."
    Read review
    "There are rooms at the back and in the "attic", which might not suit everyone, as there's no..."
    Read review
    "i struggled to keep window open, so maybe ask for a block if you like window open all night."
    Read review
    Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
    Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing