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The Sands Hotel

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Traveller (25)
Room & Suite (5)
Pool & Beach (1)
Ratings and reviews
Certificate of Excellence
  • Excellent70%
  • Very good25%
  • Average2%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“scallops”(19 reviews)
“herring”(9 reviews)
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What's included
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
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Bar/Lounge
Laundry Service
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The Sands Hotel has been upgraded over recent years to provide high quality 4* bed & breakfast accommodation. The bar along with our Watersound Restaurant has a warm friendly atmosphere which welcomes tourists and locals alike for any occasion, from light meals to the delights of our a...
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Sands Hotel Pier Road, Burray Village KW17 2SS, Scotland
13.1 km to Kirkwall Airport
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We had an meal in the restaurant .My wife had a fish dish, while I had a amazing 10oz Orkney steak with haggis. I did not want a pepper sauce,but was kindly offered a whisky and mustard sauce. The Scapa Flow real ale the perfect...More

Thank Peter G
Reviewed 19 May 2018

Had a fantastic meal at the Sands tonight! Food was exceptional, service was first class. Our waiter Mark had brilliant customer service, great humour and was excellent with our little girl. We will be back in the near future. Thanks again

1  Thank Nick21suth
Reviewed 18 May 2018

Stayed 3 nights as part of a work trip, shared 2 bed suite with a colleague. The whole stay was excellent with very friendly/helpful staff, fantastic food with the haddock being especially good. Met and spoke with a number of locals at the hotel all...More

Thank Paul Douglas M
Reviewed 6 May 2018 via mobile

Stayed here and had an excellent relaxing thoroughly enjoyable week. The staff are extremely polite, helpful and eager to ensure you have a great break. The food was great. A very good choice on the menu. Breakfast was a brilliant start to the day! Scottish...More

2  Thank Flumpy72
Reviewed 4 May 2018

We had a lovely birthday meal for my mum. Food was very nice and the service was very good. There is a lovely waiter called Mark who works there. He made the occasion very enjoyable indeed and was a lovely guy. We had a great...More

Thank William B
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Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Non-Smoking Hotel
Breakfast Available
Breakfast included
Laundry Service
Things to do
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Details
Price range
US$ 119 - US$ 304 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$ 119 - US$ 304 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites, Family Rooms
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Pool & Beach (1)
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hgrimmer2016
4 July 2018|
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Response from Flumpy72 | Reviewed this property |
I would call the hotel in the first instance and discuss this with them. They are very accommodating and very approachable. I would feel confidant if they said they could do something that they would deliver.
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neilcmr
22 April 2017|
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Response from wayne j | Reviewed this property |
They seem to be consistently good. I'll. be back
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"stay some place else"
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"Nice to get some space in the family suite"
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"all rooms are good with sea views"
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"All rooms face the water"
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