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Houton Bay Lodge

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Houton Bay | On The Scapa Flow, Orphir KW17 2RD , Scotland
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Ranked #5 of 8 Orphir B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014
James L Shropshire, United Kingdom
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Shropshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

Houton Bay Lodge is located in one of the most beautiful locations I have ever been. It is ideally situated for catching the ferry to Hoy, as the lodge is literally a 100 yards from the ferry terminal. I received a very warm welcome when I arrived at the lodge, and was pleasantly surprised at how big my room was.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

I stayed here again for 3 nights and can't express enough at the high quality and cleanliness of the room I was given, spacious, modern and free wifi also a very quite and comfortable sleep. Beautiful location looking onto Hoy hills and ferry service ideally located.

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Doncaster, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

We stayed here from 15th to 20th September. We are both disabled and cannot manage stairs but the Houton Bay Lodge was ideal. Lynda and Alfie are excellent hosts the accomadation is excellent and breakfasts great and set you up for the day. Nothing is to much trouble and thank you for an excellent holiday

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Rome, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

Delightful location and warm welcome and care by the staff, especially Mrs Lynda, that makes you feel really at home. Clean, good breakfast and in a wonderful place near the little harbour of Houton. Highly recommended. Daniela and Enzo from Italy.

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Dumfries, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

we recently stayed at this hotel and could not find a fault. The hotel was very clean and had a very pleasant atmosphere, the staff were always available and very helpfull, would definatly stay here again. THANKS A LOT JIM AND BRENDA DUMFRIES

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

my wife and i had awonderful stay at houton bay lodge the manageress mrs baird was absolutely superb and very very helpful she went out of her way to make our stay in orkney memorable she orchestrated some fabulous breakfasts and helped us make the most of our short stay in the awesome orkneys i would recommend mrs baird and... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

We stayed with Lynda for 6 nights and had a very comfortable stay. Houton Bay Lodge is conveniently located just at the Houton Bay Ferry terminal (for ferries to Hoy) and is a large purpose built B&B. Being large meant that Houton Bay Lodge had a room for us, when other B&Bs were fully booked. Our double room was spacious,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2014

I arrived to a lovely welcome from Lynda and her staff . This place is truly a great find ! I wil definitely go back when the weather is better !! If they could have changed that for me , they would, nothing was any trouble ! Breakfast was delicious ! The lodge has a good standard of cleanliness ,... More 

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Safaga, Egypt
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2013

Houton Bay Lodge is a great place to stay and the food is excellent I can highly recommend Houton Bay Lodge as it was the best accommodation that we had during our trip to Scotland and uk. We loved the tartan accessories ad the little personal touches of shampoos and conditioners scented soaps and shortbread as well as shoe cleaner.

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Lleida, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2013

Perfect place to stay. We Stayed really comfortable. Lyda is a great host. She made our stay perfect. She is really kind and helpful. The room was clean and really comfortable and the landscape is perfect. The view from the room is impressive. A magical stay to repeat.

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