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The Ayre Hotel
Expedia.com
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#1 Best Value of 9 hotels in Kirkwall
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had difficulty getting booked for a meal last Saturday night before booking the Ayre hotel. The hotel is quite large and sits along from the harbour front to the west. The food menu was good with...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Ayre Hotel gave a good impression even before i set foot there. I had emailed them on a couple of occasions for directions to the hotel, when arriving on the 11 pm ferry. The replies were always...More

Ayre Road, Kirkwall KW15 1QX, Scotland
Free Parking
Restaurant
Room Service
Bar/Lounge
Free Wifi
3.0 Star Hotel
The Foveran
#2 Best Value of 9 hotels in Kirkwall
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed two nights during a horrible autumn gale that made it all the nicer to have a cozy room, great service, and an excellent restaurant. The staff were great about helping me with the ferry...More

Reviewed 10 September 2017

After a busy week in the highlands and then Orkney we were ready for a bit of a spoil and that is what we had. A lovely room overlooking Scapa Flow, a great start. Tea and coffee facility in the...More

Foveran Foveran Foveran | St.Ola, Kirkwall KW15 1SF, Scotland
Restaurant
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Room Service
Free Wifi
Breakfast included
4.0 Star Hotel
Lynnfield Hotel
#3 Best Value of 9 hotels in Kirkwall
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We stayed here for a couple of nights in August thanks to our Stevensons Good Hotel and Food Book - and we were not disappointed ! This is an exceptional spot on the outskirts of the main town of...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were not sure what to expect with accommodation in what seemed to us a remote location coming from Sydney Australia. We were pleasantly surprised by this beautiful, quaint hotel with the...More

Holm Road, St Ola | Orkney, Kirkwall KW15 1SX, Scotland
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Bar/Lounge
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Room Service
St. Ola Hotel
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#4 Best Value of 9 hotels in Kirkwall
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is only a review of the pub grub as that is the limit of our experience of this hotel. But what an experience! The bar is large and modern with a choice of booth or normal seating and there is...More

Reviewed 7 September 2017

I was in room 4 over 3 weeknights in mid-July 2017. Although I'd read reports of others who had stayed in room 4 hearing noise from the bar (the restaurant/bar is on the ground level, room 4 is on...More

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Harbour Street, Kirkwall KW15 1LE, Scotland
011 44 1856 875090
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Free Wifi
Room Service
3.0 Star Hotel
The Orkney Hotel
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#5 Best Value of 9 hotels in Kirkwall
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Reviewed 11 September 2017

Would like to give more than a four but am afraid I can't. Discovered this bar well into our holidays and really liked it. The food in the bar is very good quality pub food and we enjoyed both meals...More

Reviewed 9 September 2017

We booked a table for 4 and had an excellent meal. The menu choice was very good - mostly local produce. Could not fault the meal. Even though the restaurant was busy we still had good service and...More

40 Victoria Street, Kirkwall KW15 1DN, Scotland
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Room Service
West End Hotel
#6 Best Value of 9 hotels in Kirkwall
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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...More

14 Main Street, Kirkwall KW15 1BU, Scotland
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Free Wifi
Room Service
Breakfast included
3.0 Star Hotel
Albert Hotel
Travelocity
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#7 Best Value of 9 hotels in Kirkwall
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Reviewed 9 September 2017

We stayed here for 3 nights and had a very pleasant stay. Our room was on the second floor and was peaceful and quiet. The room itself was large, clean and tastefully decorated. The bathroom was also...More

Reviewed 24 August 2017

We ate twice here when we stayed in Kirkwall, lovely food and good customer service. Would definitely recommend. Its was a busy weekend with the County Show but our lasagne was delicious as was the...More

Mounthoolie Lane, Kirkwall KW15 1JZ, Scotland
Restaurant
Free Wifi
Bar/Lounge
Room Service
Breakfast included
3.0 Star Hotel
Kirkwall Hotel
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#8 Best Value of 9 hotels in Kirkwall
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On our recent visit to Orkney we were trying to find somewhere dog friendly and that catered for vegans - Kirkwall Hotel answered both. We called in for lunch (served 12 -2pm) and were amazed to...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Eaten at the Kirkwall a few times and the food quality has taken a down turn. Frozen peas and carrots, boring! Frozen chips, what's wrong with real chips.The chairs in the dining room need re...More

Harbour Street, Kirkwall KW15 1LE, Scotland
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Room Service
3.0 Star Hotel
Polrudden Guest House
#9 Best Value of 9 hotels in Kirkwall
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was our first trip to the Orkney Islands. The guest house is a purpose built property which is located within a short distance of Kirkwall town centre. The location is ideal and how lovely to...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a very well to put it nicely a very very not nice place to stay, from being hindered from the moment we set foot upon the threshold we were bombarded and bamboozled with trivial un-aquatinted...More

Pickaquoy Rd., Kirkwall KW15 1UH, Scotland
Free Parking
Free Wifi
Breakfast included
3.0 Star Hotel
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The Castletown Hotel
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US$ 130
Travelocity
US$ 93
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50.0 km from Kirkwall
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Reviewed 2 July 2017

We went to Castletown Hotel for a meal on the recommendation of one of the locals. I must say we weren't disappointed. The food was well presented ,tasted very good and at a reasonable price. The...More

Reviewed 22 June 2017

The hotel room was simple but perfectly adequately equipped and clean. The bed and linen were especially comfortable, and I had a good nights sleep. The room could have done with a couple more...More

Main Street | By Thurso, Castletown, Thurso KW14 8TP, Scotland
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Restaurant
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2.0 Star Hotel
Stromness Hotel
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US$ 254
Travelocity
US$ 193
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19.5 km from Kirkwall
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is an interesting building but getting a bit shabby in places. It was very busy in the summer but the staff were very friendly and helpful. The food is good and the menu is varied. The rooms...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is in the perfect location for getting the ferry to other islands. A dining room and bar on right on site. Our room was good sized and very comfortable. Brochures for area attractions were...More

15 Victoria Street, Stromness KW16 3AA, Scotland
Restaurant
Free Internet
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
3.0 Star Hotel
Mackays Hotel
Travelocity
US$ 192
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60.7 km from Kirkwall
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here for a couple of nights on business. Greeted by friendly efficient staff who advised on all requirements. Room was fine if a little small for the price but well equipped with a nice view...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We arrived late on the Sunday evening and showed up without a reservation. Had Sunday roast dinner and it was just what we needed. We loved the place and the service so much, we made a dinner...More

Union Street, Wick KW1 5ED, Scotland
Room Service
Free Parking
Free Wifi
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
3.0 Star Hotel
Forss House Hotel
Travelocity
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59.0 km from Kirkwall
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This was our second visit, as we had enjoyed the first so much. We stayed 2 nights this time so we could explore the surroundings more. As before we were in the River House, which we had liked...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

The Forss House Hotel is a delightful place to stay for a few nights and is a useful base for exploring the north coast of Scotland. It's also a good place to stay if you're travelling on the NC500...More

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Forss, Thurso KW14 7XY, Scotland
011 44 1803 500402
Restaurant
Free Parking
Free Internet
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
4.0 Star Hotel
Norseman Hotel
Hotels.com
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60.5 km from Kirkwall
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A very comfortable stay was had at the Norseman Hotel in Wick! Good location, close to John O’Groats and ferry to Orkney Islands. Location is walking distance to restaurants and hotels. Would...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

The Norseman is a great venue for any party, a good floor space, nice tables, great decorations and friendly staff. A bug-bear of mine at busy parties previously was a poorly staffed bar but this has...More

Riverside, Wick KW1 4NL, Scotland
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Free Wifi
Room Service
3.0 Star Hotel
Portland Arms Hotel
AMOMA
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77.3 km from Kirkwall
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Reviewed 1 December 2016

The room was very comfortable and the freeview had an excellent signal. Free wifi that worked no problem in my room at the edge of the hotel. Staff are very friendly and happy to help. I met one of...More

Reviewed 30 October 2016

Whilst the hotel is comfortable, lovely and clean the rooms do need a little extra e.g coasters on surfaces for the hot cups, a light over the tea making area, also the bathroom needs touching up...More

Main Street, Lybster KW3 6BJ, Scotland
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Room Service
Free Wifi
4.0 Star Hotel
Sands Hotel
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15.6 km from Kirkwall
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Only visited bar for a meal Quiet evening but staff could not have been friendlier. They chatted to all customers like old friends (some probably were), and even had a argument to see which one of...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

The room was charming with a lovely view of the water. Everything we needed was provided. Dinner the first night in the restaurant was terrific. A local group was celebrating a birthday in the...More

Sands Motel Pier Road, Burray Village KW17 2SS, Scotland
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Bar/Lounge
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Smithfield Hotel
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18.5 km from Kirkwall
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Central location on West Mainland, this offers both a café lunchtime menu and an evening menu. We called at lunchtime on our way between ferries. It was a rainy day, but the atmosphere welcoming in a...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed 2 nights here and had a great time. The hotel is friendly and room was clean and spacious with tea and coffee making facilities. The bar run by Christy was friendly, comfy and well...More

Dounby, Dounby KW17 2HT, Scotland
Free Parking
Restaurant
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Free Wifi
Merkister Hotel
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17.1 km from Kirkwall
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed her for three nights at the end of September. The best thing about the place were the staff- you felt they really wanted you there. The food was also very very good. We ate in the bar...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I wanted to travel to Orkney for years and when I found myself having 4 "spare" days during my 5 weeks in the North of the UK I decided this year I must finally do it. As a solo traveller it is...More

Harray KW17 2LF, Scotland
Free Parking
Restaurant
Free Wifi
Bar/Lounge
3.0 Star Hotel
Melvich Hotel
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73.2 km from Kirkwall
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  • Breakfast included
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Reviewed 5 days ago

stayed here when driving the north coast 500. Do not be put off by the extriour of this hotel. once inside the hotel is of a very high standard.Staff very friendly, evening meal and breakfast very...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Friendly atmosphere in the bar and fantastic pizzas from the wood fired pizza oven. A great place to stop off on the north coast. For a bite to eat and a drink. Fantastic beach nearby and interesting...More

Melvich by Thurso, Thurso KW14 7YJ, Scotland
Free Parking
Restaurant
Free Internet
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
3.0 Star Hotel
Northern Sands Hotel
Hotels.com
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45.9 km from Kirkwall
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Reviewed 5 days ago

The recent renovation is superb! Beautifully decorated, the whole place looks stunning. I was on a business trip & ate in the restaurant in the evening and the pan fried Scrabster cod was delicious...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a very nice meal at the Northern Sands Hotel. Staff are very friendly and attentive. The food is high quality at a very reasonable price. The only downside is the noise from the public bar at...More

Main Street, Dunnet KW14 8XD, Scotland
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Free Wifi
Breakfast included
3.0 Star Hotel
Ulbster Arms Hotel
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60.5 km from Kirkwall
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Reviewed 5 days ago

I’ve been remiss in waiting so long to leave a review from our visit this summer. My husband, daughter, and I stayed one night in order to catch the Scrabster ferry to Orkney the next morning. It is...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed here for two nights while doing a road trip around Scotland. No safety box for valuables . The room was a good size as was the bathroom. Ate here both nights .The food was excellent. Staff...More

Bridge Street, Halkirk KW12 6XY, Scotland
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Free Wifi
Room Service
Breakfast included
3.0 Star Hotel
Park Hotel
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54.2 km from Kirkwall
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed for 1 night at The Park in Thurso while doing the NC500. It is a family owned and run hotel on the main road. We were greeted by a very efficient, friendly receptionist who gave us...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed for one night in a large, comfortable room with a large en-suite bathroom. We had dinner in the restaurant, and the food can really be recommended - even if the service was a bit slow. The...More

Oldfield, Thurso KW14 8RE, Scotland
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Free Wifi
3.0 Star Hotel
St Clair Hotel
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54.1 km from Kirkwall
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As I'm finding most hotels in Thurso are old buildings that are a wee bit quirky. The St Clair facilities are all good and functional that I experienced having stayed twice now. Whilst some...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed for 2 nights and had a corner room that was bright, nicely decorated in brown plaid, and clean. Dinners were served family style and were tasty. Breakfast was the usual Scottish style. The...More

Sinclair Street, Thurso KW14 7AJ, Scotland
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Room Service
Free Internet
3.0 Star Hotel
Breadalbane House Hotel
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60.9 km from Kirkwall
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Reviewed 12 August 2017

Stayed here couple of times, sometimes it was longer stay, sometimes shorter, but always it was good experience. I tried the pub and some of their meals as well and it was lovely. Rooms are always...More

Reviewed 27 July 2017

As per previous reviews, yes this hotel is very dated and could be doing with a lot of work, however the building is very old and would assume it would take years to eventually get it all "modern...More

20 Breadalbane Crescent, Wick KW1 5AQ, Scotland
Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Pool
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Fitness centre
3.0 Star Hotel
Pentland Hotel
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54.1 km from Kirkwall
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Our room a double classic room with bath, booked many months before was the smallest room I have ever had, no bedhead and the small bath that being 6 feet tall, I had to bend knees. There was an...More

Reviewed 5 days ago

Spent three nights at the Pentland and found our room was comfortable and clean. The staff were were very friendly and helpful. Breakfast was good with plenty of choices. We also ended up eating...More

Princes Street, Thurso KW14 7AA, Scotland
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Free Wifi
Breakfast included
3.5 Star Hotel
Station Hotel
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54.3 km from Kirkwall
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Hotel is a bit tired, but staff put in the effort to make up. Food is decent and priced appropriately. Comfortable like your Gran's house but you would love to update it. Service and parking both...More

Reviewed 3 September 2017

That title sums this place up. The staff were very helpful and friendly. I stayed twice coming and going from Orkney. My first room was a bit small. My second large. The facilities are basic but...More

54 Princes Street, Thurso KW14 7DH, Scotland
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Free Wifi
Room Service
3.0 Star Hotel
Taversoe Hotel
17.0 km from Kirkwall
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Reviewed 2 September 2017

Rousay has a really "islandy" feel and is different from Mainland. This small hotel has the knack of being genuinely helpful but allowing you all the privacy you'd get in a big-chain hotel. Probably...More

Reviewed 9 August 2017

Lunch with a stunning view. Can highly recommend this pub/restaurant. Had a delicious soup and fresh sandwiches and a gorgeous slab of carrot cake. Washed down with a cafetière of coffee. Superb...More

KW17 2PT, Scotland
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Free Wifi
Woodwick House
14.2 km from Kirkwall
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From the moment we walked through the door until the moment we left we felt as though we were dear friends and not paying guests. The welcome was wonderful. We were shown to our room, told how...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Carols was so friendly and hospitable. Despite arriving like 2 drowned rats she let us walk through the house and turned over her boiler room to let us dry our motorbike gear. The house is amazing...More

Woodwick House Woodwick, Evie KW17 2PQ, Scotland
Free Parking
Beachfront
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Free Wifi
Breakfast included
The Creel B&B
17.4 km from Kirkwall
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Reviewed 9 September 2017

We booked this for 2 nights whilst on a short motorcycle trip to get a taster of Orkney The welcome we received was very much appreciated and after we where shown to our room which was excellent and...More

Reviewed 11 July 2017

This place is something else Wonderful hospitality,situation and food. Would recommend to anyone.We have been there before and loved it but this time took someone else with us who was equally...More

Front Road, St Margaret's Hope KW17 2SL, Scotland
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Kettletoft Hotel
34.7 km from Kirkwall
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Reviewed 26 June 2017

This is a new facility on Sanday. It formerly just produced fish and chips once a week but now serves meals on all evenings up to 19.30. There is a good selection but on this occasion the stroganoff...More

Reviewed 19 February 2017

We are just back from a 2 night break in Sanday. Although we didn't stay at the Kettletoft we visited on both nights of our stay. We got a lovely warm welcome both nights and every single person in...More

Kettletoft Village, Kettletoft KW17 2BJ, Scotland
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Free Parking
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