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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A one night stay after a full day on Orkney, before an early start back to Thurso on the ferry. Perfect location a few metres from the ferry terminal. Room very comfortable and staff obliging in giving us an early breakfast. Good evening meal in the pub.

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Karen C, Owner at Ferry Inn Stromness, responded to this review

Thank you for your super review. We are pleased you hear that you enjoyed your short stay with us. Thank you for recommending us to others. Best wishes Karen

Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

Hotel is clean and comfortable. Location is ideal for early morning ferry departures. Food is plentiful. The bar welcoming. I'd stay there again and i guess that is the most encouraging thing you can say about any hotel

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Karen C, Owner at Ferry Inn Stromness, responded to this review

Thank you for your super review. It is great to hear that you would stay with us again. This is very encouraging for us. I hope that you will be come back to see us again.

Argyll and Bute, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 September 2016

Had two meals in here over the weekend, food was excellent and this is the place to eat in Stromness if your visiting ,staff are really nice and helpful and I could not fault the place, lovely inside and spotless

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Karen C, Owner at Ferry Inn Stromness, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your super review. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed eating with us. Your feedback is very much appreciated.

Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 September 2016

Lovely staff who couldn't do enough for you. Food was excellent and very well priced. Rooms were more than adequate and spotlessly clean. Wedding in hotel but guests were catered for on Sat night which was a nice gesture. Great entertainment value when bus arrived full of shell suited teenagers and others. Would defo recommend and a great base

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Karen C, Owner at Ferry Inn Stromness, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed staying and eating with us. We really appreciate that you are recommending the Ferry Inn to others.

Andover, Massachusetts
Reviewed 24 September 2016

The Ferry Inn really knows how to welcome their guests. Huge numbers of people greeted us at the entrance when we arrived at 11:45 PM on a Friday night. Two or three rock bands accompanied them, playing from the bar and out in the street. It was something! The bartender checked us in and carried our bags to our room....

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Karen C, Owner at Ferry Inn Stromness, responded to this review

I am pleased to hear that you enjoyed this 'special' welcome and that you enjoyed the Blues weekend! For future guests wishing to stay with us during the Orkney Blues Festival, it is usually held over the third weekend of September. You can call us on 01856850280 if you want to find out more or check out the Orkney Blues...

Hulsberg, The Netherlands
Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

Slept here for one night. The wifi was not working in our room, not a big problem but an inconvenience nontheless. The walls of the room we had in the harbourside building were really thin. You could hear the conversations of the neighbours. Great if you're with the nsa, not so great when you're just travelling 😅

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New Mexico
Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

I'm always impressed with personal care and attention, and what this little inn might lack in accommodation, they made up by the kind and generous spirit of it's staff. Pros: steps away from the ferry, restaurant & pub popular with locals, clean rooms, helpful accommodating staff. They loaned us a map for the day, and made sure we had a...

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Karen C, Owner at Ferry Inn Stromness, responded to this review

Many thanks for your review. We are pleased to hear that you were impressed with the personal care and attention during your stay. Thank you also for your comments about the room that you stayed in. As parts of our Inn date back to mid 1700, the rooms do vary in size. The rooms in Harbourside tend to be larger...

Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for a few days when I went to the Orkneys to go diving in Scapa Flow. Good clean spacious room and very helpful staff. Good food. If you are thinking of diving it's also right by the dock where the dice boats leave in Stromness and a few minutes walk from Scapa Scuba, which is the only PADI...

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Karen C, Owner at Ferry Inn Stromness, responded to this review

Thank you for your recommendation to other divers to stay and eat with us. It is very much appreciated.

Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 August 2016

Great place to eat, I had the scallops and salad, which were delicious. It can get a little busy as it's across from the ferry, so maybe best to avoid times the ferry is in port. There was a recommendation in the visitors book at Annies Place in Birsay, and they weren't wrong

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Karen C, Owner at Ferry Inn Stromness, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review. We are are delighted to hear that you enjoyed the scallops and salad. Thank you for recommending us to others.

Glasgow
Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

Slow, slow service. Waited 50 minutes from ordering to food being served. Staff not attentive. Didn't clear empty glasses etc when taking new order. Given the time taken for food to arrive, there was a couple. One ladies loo........Seriously guys, come on. Coach parties come here. Queues outside. Not very dignified. Get your act together & improve please. Great location.

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Additional Information about Ferry Inn Stromness

Address: 10 John Street, Stromness KW16 3AD, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Orkney Islands > Mainland > Stromness
Price Range: ₹ 4,941 - ₹ 8,866 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 12
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“Room 8 had a sea view and room 11 was very quiet but sloping ceiling in bathroom not so good if you are tall”
 of 5 bubbles twotravellersin14, 27 Sep 2016 | Read review
“room 15 has exceptionally superior showering”
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“opt for the sea view in the main building”
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“either a noisy view of the ferry terminal or basically brick walls”
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