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Craigiefield Rd. | Kirkwall, Orkney Islands, Kirkwall KW15 1UJ, Scotland
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Ardconnel B&B
Ranked #8 of 24 Kirkwall B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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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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Vancouver Island, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
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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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
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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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
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
2 reviews
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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6 hotel reviews
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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Brentwood, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

My wife and I had three wonderful nights here. The location is excellent, the room extremely comfortable, the breakfast was great and John was a wonderful host. He was friendly, very helpful, with a good sense of humour and while willing to chat over breakfast he was not intrusive. I would definitely stay here again if we return to Kirkwall... More 

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Edinburgh
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28 reviews 28 reviews
13 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

My now fiancé and I visited Orkney from 16-19 June. The B&B was perfect, 15 min walk into Kirkwall and stunning views. The owners are superb, so friendly and welcoming. Each morning John would come in at breakfast and chat with us asking what are plans were and offered so many suggestions of what to see and do. He did... More 

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Wentworth Falls, Australia
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40 reviews 40 reviews
38 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

Back in January, we’d booked a 3 night stay for the end of May. A few weeks before our arrival, I’d emailed to confirm dates. I’d made a mistake in the confirmation email, the owner queried the dates, I apologised and clarified and thought all was okay. We’d also advised back in January and again in May that we’d be... More 

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Lundin Links, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
11 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

After trying to get through to four B&B's in Kirkwall on the fifth Ardconnel answered and I am glad they did. My wife and I really enjoyed our stay. The owners are very welcoming and helpful the room was spotless bed very comfortable and breakfast great. It is a good walk into Kirkwall especially in the light breeze, to the... More 

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37 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014 via mobile

This B&B comes with rave reviews about the welcome but I guess they can't be on top of the game all of the time. Despite agreeing an arrival time there was no one in when I arrived! Having said that the room was large and comfortable, the breakfast superb and they could not have been more helpful. It is a... More 

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Address: Craigiefield Rd. | Kirkwall, Orkney Islands, Kirkwall KW15 1UJ, Scotland
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Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Orkney Islands > Mainland > Kirkwall
Number of rooms: 3
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Ardconnel B&B Kirkwall, Orkney Islands

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