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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 August 2015

The Stromness Hotel is friendly, welcoming and has a great first floor bar lounge overlooking the harbour. The restaurant produces a good range of simple but good dishes. Downstairs is the Flattie bar with a fire on the go even in August its a lively local bar and again very friendly. As for the hotel itself and its rooms of...

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 July 2015 via mobile

I booked a double room with sea views never having stayed in Stromness before but had visited I decided that since the hotel was in a great location overlooking the harbour I would book this one. Nice to watch the boats coming and going. On arrival reception is actually on the second floor. It's the first time I have encountered...

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Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 8 July 2015

No pretentions. Charming and a little Victorian. Everything worked, the hot water was hot, the cold water was cold (more than I can say about some 4 star hotels recently) Breakfast was complete--hot and cold buffets. The location can't be beat. Beautiful view of the harbor and right at the ferry. Only quibble was that Wi-Fi worked only right in...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 July 2015

Stayed here for a week while on a walking holiday. Staff were very helpful & friendly. Room was a good size, with a walk-in wardrobe. The bathroom was very small, but adequate . Breakfast was excellent, with lots of choice. Evening meal was a set meal, with limited choices. It was very well cooked, but would have been better if...

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Thank Bubaluyve
Isle of Skye, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 July 2015

An old fashioned hotel with a busy restaurant. Decor is old and interesting. Young staff very welcoming and friendly. The food is in keeping with the hotel. Enjoyable but not overly exciting. Stromness is an interesting place to visit and this hotel certainly adds to the ambience of the place

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Thank Norman G
Beaconsfield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 June 2015

Absolutely wonderful staff especially in the dining room. Polite helpful and obliging. Very good food and excellent breakfast. Very nice large and clean bedroom with harbour view. Toiletries very scanty. HOWEVER I Had a really hard time to go in and out as I broke my leg few days before my holiday. This hotel is totally unsuitable for anyone with...

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Thank margherita p
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 June 2015

Within very easy walking distance of the ferry pier from Scrabster the hotel can actually be seen coming down the gangplank so impossible to get lost. The hotel looks really good from the outside and looks a bit old fashioned when entering and is but in a good way. Check in was exceptionally friendly and efficient. As the restaurant was...

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1Thank Ian011
Watford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 June 2015

Needs some attention all round. There are few accommodation options in Stromness. Looks great from the outside. We reported our concerns to the staff and our review with them was helpful. We stayed in room 22 which is top right in picture and has a great view of harbour.

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Reviewed 8 June 2015 via mobile

The hotel does need a bit of TLC, but it has a great location right by the ferry terminal, my room was at the back of the hotel so it was nice and quiet, although there was not that much noise at the front, the staff were very friendly and would help you out if needed, there is a lift,...

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Stromness, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 May 2015

Walking into the Stromness is walking into an icon of hotel and hospitality. The huge brass chandelier and the hand lettered signage signals a step into the days before all the sleek and coldness of the high tech. This is a place where people not plugs matters. Food and service and chat and local beer on tap are priority. I...

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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Breakfast
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  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Established in 1901, our historic 42 bedroom hotel lies in the heart of the unique fishing port of Stromness, overlooking the working harbour and Scapa Flow. The bedrooms are en-suite with telephones, colour television and tea/coffee making facilities. There is a lift to all floors and car parking is available to guests. Indulge in the charm of a picturesque village harbour view from the bay windows of the Hamnavoe Lounge Bar where award-winning Orkney Ales are available on tap or enjoy a welcoming open fire and warm atmosphere in the splendour of the Flattie Bar. Residents can enjoy a cosy quiet atmosphere in the Still Room with a choice of over one hundred malt whiskies. The a la carte Scapa Flow Restaurant prides itself on using the finest local Orcadian produce - the very best grass-reared beef, fresh fish and succulent shellfish. To the rear of the hotel we have a large beautifully kept Victorian Garden where residents can enjoy a stroll in the evening or a quiet refreshment whilst relaxing in the afternoon. The hotel can also cater for weddings, parties and functions for up to 120 guests or any special event you may require, at very competitive rates. Please contact us for details. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Stromness Hotel

Address: 15 Victoria Street, Stromness KW16 3AA, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Orkney Islands > Mainland > Stromness
Price Range: ₹ 9,279 - ₹ 10,470 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Stromness Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 39
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“The downstairs bar is very noisy - loud music - better with a room to the rear of the hotel for peace and quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles default783108, 17 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Room 3 at front with bay window and fantastic view.”
 of 5 bubbles scotscalder, 5 Oct 2016 | Read review
“rooms at the back are quiet”
 of 5 bubbles flugelist, 26 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Room 21 is not great, but has a nice view. Room 6 is nice, but with a non-sea view.”
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“eat steak.”
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