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Ardconnel B&B

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Craigiefield Rd. | Kirkwall, Orkney Islands, Kirkwall KW15 1UJ, Scotland
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It's cheaper, more friendly and more welcoming than it needs to be, and more so than far too many others. Helpful and unobtrusive hosts. Open and airy views, warm inside. Thoroughly recommended. Quibble? Not really. The walls are a little thin, not a place to have a full and frank exchange of views, you can hear conversations in other rooms... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015 via mobile

I have just returned from a 4 night trip to Orkney and stayed the full duration if the trip with John and Margaret at Ardconnel B&B. This lovely and most welcoming couple provided me with a most grateful late pick up and drop off to and from my ferry arrival and departure. Excellent breakfasts that kept me going all day... More 

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Tayside
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

Very pleasant, unintrusive, helpful hosts, comfy beds and nice bathroom. Nice situation, near but but not in Kirkwall. Excellent breakfasts and particularly good porridge. More B&Bs should be like this. Very good value.

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Forfar, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
9 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Stayed here with my wife at the weekend and frankly everything was just perfect. Our bedroom was roomy and bright. Nice to see that the corner shower was large enough to accommodate me at 6' 3" without the necessity to contort my body to get the shower doors closed. Plenty of hot water, so absolutely no complaints. The bed was... More 

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Nashua, New Hampshire
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32 reviews 32 reviews
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36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

My family stayed there for several days. Our host, John Graham, also was our driver/guide for two days of touring (I didn't feel up to other-side driving but in retrospect traffic was light and I might have been able to do it). He was great, very relaxed and funny. The breakfasts were really good, "Full Scots" with eggs and meats... More 

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Vancouver Island, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014 via mobile

A group of five of us stayed here for one night. Margaret and John are warm hosts and gave us lots of info on what to see and do. Excellent breakfast, large comfy rooms, and very clean and large bathrooms!

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Shetland isles
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014 via mobile

I stay here on average 4 nights per month, So it's time I wrote a review. Ardconnel is a great place to stay: food is exceptional, as is comfort, peace, John and Margaret. The reviews. have said all this before.... I can add to the comments already made by saying it's consistently the same high standard. Maybe I will meet... More 

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Linlithgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

We just got home on Monday after 4 nights at Ardconnel. We have absolutely no negative comments to make at all. John and Margaret are really lovely, warm people. They're really helpful and knowledgeable and make you feel really relaxed. Our room was really lovely and comfy and had some great touches like nice choccy biscuits with the tea tray... More 

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

We had the pleasure of staying six nights at Ardconnel. It is the best B&B at which we've ever stayed. John and Margaret gave us a great welcome and were superb hosts, being extremely helpful but not intrusive. The bedroom was beautifully furnished and it was a joy to spend time there. Breakfast was something to look forward to, with... More 

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Saline, Michigan
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

We stayed here for two nights. It's location was a great home base for exploring the island - and we did venture to South Ronaldsay one afternoon. Just a quick drive into Kirkwall for dinner, shopping, etc. The breakfasts were excellent, and the room was large, comfortable, and clean. The hosts are friendly and helpful. We would have gladly stayed... More 

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