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St. Ola Hotel

3.0 of 5
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Harbour Street, Kirkwall KW15 1LE, Scotland
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Inverness, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went here for lunch rather hungover over the festive period. Have only been in here previously for drinks on a Saturday night so was a little unsure of what to expect by day. Good range of food on the menu, we had pattie and chips which was just what the doctor ordered, tasty, well presented and filling. Service good. Would... More 

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Kirkwall, United Kingdom
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49 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2015

Awesome burger menu, I ordered chilli burger and it was made the way they are supposed to be made - with hearty homemade chilli on the burger not sticky Chinese chili sauce from a jar that other places in Orkney try to pawn off on unsuspecting customers. High quality meat burgers, big and toothsome ( I have heard they source... More 

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Inverness, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2015

Clean room view off the Harbour Room 6 Good Breakfast Central location for shops Friendly staff. Bedrooms are all upstairs no lift Restaurant has good choice of meals and not over priced. Front bar used by a lot of locals but good craic

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Inverness, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
8 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015 via mobile

Spending a long weekend in Orkney in self catering apartments, I prefer to eat out at night, less washing of dishes, plus a chance to sample the night life! Most of Kirkwalls pubs and eating places are concentrated close to the harbour and the St Ola Hotel is on the harbour front. It's a Friday night August Bank Holiday and... More 

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Durham
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2015

Stopped off for lunch one day whilst in Kirkwall........returned again two days later! Food was good pub grub, the Thistly whiskey Cider was just lush. The staff are absolutely fab...so friendly and helpful. Thank-you.

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Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2015

Went here on a Monday evening for a meal excellent service lovely restaurant and lovely burgers followed by local ice cream from a nice simple menu ,friendly staff really helpfull will definitely be back on my next visit.

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orkney
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2015

Just in the public bar for a few drinks on a very wet day to dry off a bit , the place is clean dry and friendly from upstairs you get a grand view of the harbour being right on the front. the smokers stand in the doorway,when wet, then when they come back in so does the smoke will... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2015

A vibrant place overlooking the harbour and well known amongst the residents alike so easy to meet new faces and find out about the history of the area if you are that way inclined. Staff are all very friendly and helpful - Angela in particular was exceptionally nice to me during our visit! The rooms are of a high quality... More 

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London
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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 213 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2015

Stayed here for few nights in a room overlooking the Kirkwall harbour and had a wonderful experience. The location is just perfect whether you have a car or use public transport. Though not a very busy harbour it is still a nice view watching the ferries come and go, the boats and the cruise liners across the sea at the... More 

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llandudno
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8 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015

Harbour view room is perfect. Everything in your room that you would expect in a 4 star city centre hotel. Breakfast very good value and the best black pudding you will find anywhere. Be prepared for noise if you go to be early as the hotel bar is popular with the locals and they laugh and sing a lotand spill... More 

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