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St. Ola Hotel

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Harbour Street, Kirkwall KW15 1LE, Scotland
St. Ola Hotel
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Western Australia, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Had a wonderful view overlooking the harbour. The room was a good size , modern and nicely decorated. Hotel staff were friendly and helpful. We had a very enjoyable meal in the restaurant and can't fault this hotel one bit. Lovely place to stay while in Kirkwall.

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Inverness, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent hotel with lovely rooms. Staff were very helpful and informative. View from our room of Kirkwall Harbour was first class - couldn't have asked for better! Room very clean and spacious. Well worth the money and will definitely be back

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Estero, Florida
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7 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

Stopped in to eat in the back bar for a meal and was very impressed. The bar and tables are of a high standard as is the food and service. Decided to have the Orkney Fudge Glory desert based on the quality of the main course. I was not disappointed and suggest neither will you be with this hidden gem.... More 

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

Stayed at the St Ola at the start of May for a few nights whilst in Kirkwall visiting my friend. The hotel is in a prime position overlooking the harbour and within easy walking distance to everything. Throughout our stay all staff went out of their way to make us feel welcome and the rooms were extremely modern and spacious.... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Visited the upgraded and refurbished back bar and restaurant for dinner. Menu is good pub grub served in a pleasant atmosphere by friendly staff. well worth a visit in Kirkwall and it is good to see pubs upgrading and improving the facilities. front bar is still a drinkers bar so enter via side entrance or the hotel entrance if you... More 

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St-Ola-Hotel, Manager at St. Ola Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review for us, all feedback is much appreciated. We are proud or our new lounge bar and the menu we have created, so it's a joy to read that you enjoyed your visit to us. See You again :-) More 

Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
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47 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

A great little place to stop in for a beer. My partner and i stopped in whilst we were on holiday and strolling around Kirkwall. We were very impressed with the range of ales that they had on tap and they were well priced. The staff were very polite too and the locals all seemed friendly.

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St-Ola-Hotel, Manager at St. Ola Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write us a review. I'm delighted to read that you had a good time here with us, our team always tries to give the best of service, which we feel is essential in complimenting our tasty products! Thank you again and we hope we'll meet again in the future :-) More 

Port Angeles, Washington
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87 reviews
34 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

A small hotel in an excellent location with a nice view appealed to me. We negotiated the stairs to our large size room located on the same floor as the breakfast room. There is no elevator. We had time to book one breakfast (extra charge) during our two night stay. The hours conflicted with most of our sightseeing schedule. When... More 

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St-Ola-Hotel, Manager at St. Ola Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write us a review. Your heading for your review said it all for us, thank you. It is lovely to read that you enjoyed your time here and I hope that we can be of service to you again in the future. Kind regards :-) More 

Orkney
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8 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014 via mobile

The bar has started doing food this year and as a resident of Kirkwall I finally got round to trying it. The refurbishment is lovely but have to say the food was excellent. The menu is well varied. I was impressed and can't wait to return to try more.

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St-Ola-Hotel, Manager at St. Ola Hotel, responded to this review

Hi there, thank you so much for taking the time to write a review for us. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your meal and therefor wish to return. This means a lot to us to hear that our locals are enjoying the new back bar and the menu offered. We look forward to being of service to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

Stayed here and ate here this week. Rooms are great, I would advise spending a little extra for the front facing superior rooms. Fantastic veiw, ate here both nights and will be eating here tonight in the newly refurbished lounge. Very good value for money would recommend to family and friends.

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St-Ola-Hotel, Manager at St. Ola Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review for us. We are delighted to read that you enjoyed your stay here, the view is beautiful we agree :-) And it is also so nice to hear that our guests are dining with us now, our menu is a new venture launched in August of this year and it... More 

Darlington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014 via mobile

This little gem overlooks the harbour and so did my room...bonus! Exceptionally clean and tidy and very helpful friendly staff. Had breakfast both mornings, and ate in the newly refurbished back bar. Great food and service, was very impressed by the standards. Wouldn't hesitate to recommend this to anyone, five stars to the St Ola Hotel!

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St-Ola-Hotel, Manager at St. Ola Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, I'm delighted to read that you enjoyed your stay here with us. We look forward to hopefully welcoming you back in the future :-) More 

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