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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great stay at the Royal Hotel in Stromness. Easy check-in, nice clean/airy suite, helpful and friendly staff and a tasty breakfast cooked by Olly each morning. We also ate dinner at the hotel and enjoyed the evening menu. Staff offered advice about sightseeing trips, tide times and weather updates each morning. Thanks for the great stay. Thanks for the candle...

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Stromness, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

Visited on Christmas Day 2016, party of four, 3 adults and 1 child, seated in front restaurant. Great menu choice of starters, mains and puddings, and we all thoroughly enjoyed what we had. I actually had to change my pudding when discovering it contained alcohol, which wasn't mentioned in the menu, but this seemed to be no problem at all...

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Reviewed 22 October 2016

I have been a regular customer at this hotel in the past few months and service and food has been adequate, although varied, quality. The staff have always been friendly but this last visit I was treated rudely and disrespectfully by hotel management and will not be going back again. They may show more courtesy to visitors but certainly not...

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Thank Galleri A
Inverness, Scotland
Reviewed 21 September 2016

Good location in centre of town, room was fine in the annex, food and service first class, good staff and good public bar as well as lounge, not a lot of parking but we got parked right at front of hotel, will be back.

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Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

Having eat elsewhere the night before i was desperatley wanting a good dinner!! It did not dissapoint!! I ate in the public bar and decided upon the steak!! Delicious!! Well cooked and extremley tasty!! Alot better than the previous night elsewhere!! I have also eaten in the lounge before with a group and that did not dissapoint either!! Quick friendly...

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Thank Audrey M
Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 August 2016

A colleague and myself recently (August 2016) visited Stromness for business purposes and we stayed here on our second night of the 2 night stay. Although the change of hotel was forced upon us by courtesy of our original hotel being booked up fully, I must say it was a fortuitous change as this hotel was a great improvement on...

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Thank Borosmac
Stromness
Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

Great service, piping hot food and very good chips. Delicious vegetable lasagna (served in a dish, really hot) salad and chips. Great local beer and reasonably priced wine list. Highly recommended! Tripadvisor, I've said all I want to and don't wish to add more

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Thank David B
Reviewed 1 July 2016 via mobile

Lunch served 12 till 2.00pm arrived 2.02pm to be told sorry can't serve you. Good old Scottish hospitality. As I made my way out chef was having fag at back of building must have been knackered. Mind you glad I missed out at £10 for macaroni n chips

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Thank Tony C
Skipton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 June 2016 via mobile

I stayed at the Royal for 2 nights and ate for 1 during a round trip of the Scottish Highlands and small detour to Orkney. I would say that Stromness as a place is not what I would see as a tourist port. It is (in my view) very much a working port with a couple of shops, pubs and...

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Thank Dave0163
Reviewed 19 May 2016

I would highly recommend a stay at the Royal if visiting Orkney, right from the outset all the staff and the owner were very friendly. I had a lovely room in which I enjoyed a great night's sleep after a fantastic meal in the bar and the breakfast was of the same high standard. I travel all over with work...

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Amenities

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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Internet
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Internet
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Additional Information about Royal Hotel

Address: 53-57 Victoria Street, Stromness KW16 3BS, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Orkney Islands > Mainland > Stromness
Number of rooms: 11
Also Known As:
Royal Hotel Stromness, Orkney Islands
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“Ask for a refurbished room.”
Borosmac, 23 Aug 2016 | Read review
“We had room number 2 which was very good. Overlooking the street.”
495jamese, 9 Aug 2015 | Read review
“The room above the bar can be noisy but it does not bother me as the heavy orkney air knocks me out.”
robinh20mrv, 10 Aug 2014 | Read review
“If you must stay here - beware rooms on the top floor.....unless you're pigmy.”
Seenoff, 22 Sep 2013 | Read review
“Avoid the attic.”
IanF811, 14 Aug 2013 | Read review
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