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The Noust

Orphir KW17 2RB, Scotland
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Ranked #6 of 8 Orphir B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2013
Richard P Sheffield, United Kingdom
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2013

Very well located in the centre of Mainland, Orphir makes a great base to explore the archaeology, the wildlife and the scenery of the island. We stayed in the self catering flat of The Noust and enjoyed so very much the first class accommodation, the welcome from Ann and Davie and the opportunity to enjoy the fine food ( fresh... More

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Darwin, Australia
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10 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2013

We stayed elsewhere but found the Noust a great place for a meal. The view is fantastic and out the other window you can watch the sheep. The manager was friendly and it was nice to have a chat with a local . The food was well presented and tasted wonderful. Everything was clean and comfortable. Wished we had found... More

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69 reviews 69 reviews
47 hotel reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2013

We ate here twice while on holiday as we were staying at the Scapa Flow Lodges 2 minutes along the road. Everything is served with chips as its bar food but on both nights what we had was lovely. The owner is a very friendly and helpful guy.

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52 reviews 52 reviews
45 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2013

We booked for a week for our 1st visit to Orkney, we were not dissapointed. The Noust far exceeded our expectations and there were ice touches like local oatcakes and local fudge and milk in the fridge for our arrival. The self catering apartment was spotlessly clean and was well laid out with open plan living/Dining/Kitchen area nd a view... More

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London, England, United Kingdom
13 reviews 13 reviews
8 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2013

We rented the self catering flat for two nights. It was everything we could have hoped for and more. Our stay was extremely comfortable thanks to our hosts thoughtfulness. The shower was amazing, kitchen clean & well equipped. Like home, but better :) Lovely neighbours (sheep) and easy access to Kirkwall.

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Inverness, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2012

Very clean and comfortable room. Nice hospitality tray topped up daily. A real joy to return to the room to dry off and warm up after a very wet day sightseeing! Good food in the bar too...would recommend both to Orkney visitors. Only one down side was that we did spot a much better double room with gorgeous views out... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2012

This is a little gem.I wanted somewhere near enough to explore West Mainland but not too much trouble to get back to East Mainland for my ferry late the next day.Very easy to find.Just as you come in to Orphir well signposted off main road to Kirkwall.Views from house fantastic. Ann and her husband made me and my dog most... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2012

Our first evening meal in Orkney was on recommendation and The Noust took a little finding. The exterior looks a bit like a shop or garage or Post Office and the bar/ restaurant is hidden through a couple of fire doors at the rear. The fish and chips were good, fish turk? never heard of it. But just peas left... More

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Huntingdon, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2012

We were looking for a B&B but in the end stayed in the self catering flat (The Noust has both to offer). The flat was spacious comfortably furnished and well equipped. We also used an on site Bar for our evening meals which were local sourced food. The location was pleasant with views of Scapa Flow and an ever changing... More

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
12 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2012

I've stayed a couple of times on business trips and If you're on a trip to Orkney, forget the rest and book the best, because I doubt there's a better one out there. The rooms are comfortable and spotlessly clean. I got a great sleep every night I was there. The shower was really powerful, and I'm sure could exfoliate... More

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Also Known As:
The Noust Orkney Islands/Orphir
Address: Orphir KW17 2RB, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Orkney Islands > Mainland > Orphir
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Ranked #6 of 8 B&Bs / Inns in Orphir
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