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The INN Guest House

The Inn | Holm, St. Mary's KW17 2RT, Scotland
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The INN Guest House
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Ranked #1 of 2 St. Mary's B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed here for three nights in May. The Inn Guest House is ideally located on Orkney mainland close to the first of the Churchill barriers which lead to South Ronaldsay. Rooms are comfortable, clean and well equipped with toiletries, tea, coffee etc. there was even a small jar of sweets which was a nice touch! We had booked a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The Inn at St Mary's deserves a 'gem' rating as other TA reviewers have indicated. St Mary's itself is a former fishing village, situated about seven miles from Kirkwall and five miles from St Margaret's Hope, the latter being one of the ferry terminals from Scotland, so the location is good either for those coming by car from the mainland... More 

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Leigh-on Sea, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Four of us stayed for a long weekend from 14 to 17 May. Our rooms were immaculate and the beds so comfortable. The breakfasts are amazing with a great choice. They kept us going until our evening meal. You are made to feel welcome and nothing is too much trouble.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Luxurious beds: check. Epic sea views: check. Amazing breakfast: check. Wonderful host: check. This place has it all, and I highly recommend it! Whether you're staying for a night or a week, this is a great location to access anywhere on Mainland Orkney.

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Whitley Bay, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

We stayed for 3 nights in June. The room was immaculate, with a superb view over the water to the first Churchill Barrier. The breakfasts were incredible - a wide range of cereals, yogurts, fresh fruit salad. The cooked breakfast was fantastic - freshly cooked and of superb quality. A word of warning - if you have a small appetite... More 

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

The Inn is outstanding - spotless and comfortable, and the most staggering cooked breakfasts! Shona's personal touches go above and beyond the run of the mill B&B experience, and we certainly felt warmly welcomed! Highly recommended.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

Lovely B&B, arrived late on a Sunday evening and Shona the land lady made me a lovely Toastie as all nearby places to eat were closed. Made to feel very welcome, the rooms are clean and tidy. Situate very close to the "Churchill Barriers", Italian Chapel and Scapa Flo so pleanty to see and with some lovely views. Would definitely... More 

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Eastleigh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

The Inn Guest House cannot be faulted. Shona is a friendly land-lady and very welcoming. She noticed that my wife has difficulty climbing stairs, and immediately suggested changing our room from the top floor to the first floor without our even asking. Our room was very clean, comfortable and colour coordinated with lovely views across the Bay of Ayre and... More 

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Bath, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

i stayed at The Inn duirng a short (3 day / 2 nights) visit to Orkney. The room was immaculate, a twin room with a view over the water. Breakfast was excellent, with a good choice as healthy (or unheathy!) as you could want. A good quite nights sleep, with only the wind outside for company. The location is very... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

Shauna our host was very obliging, nothing was too much trouble. The room was absolutely spotless and extremely comfortable. We had breakfast each morning and the cooked breakfast was delicious. The rooms was kept warm and had all you would need to ensure your stay on the Orkney Islands was enjoyable. I would not hesitate to recommend this accomodation to... More 

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