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St. Ola Hotel

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Harbour Street, Kirkwall KW15 1LE, Scotland
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St. Ola Hotel
Ranked #12 of 24 Kirkwall B&B and Inns
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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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

orkney
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29 reviews 29 reviews
9 hotel reviews
188 helpful votes 188 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went to the newly refurbished back bar for a lunch with friends. It has been done up lovely. Was very busy which was a good sign. Food was delicious and a good feed. Will certainly be back and highly recommend.

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

Hi there, Thank you very much for taking the time to write a review for us. I'm delighted to hear you enjoyed your experience in our new Back Bar. Your feedback is a great help to the Ola especially as this is a new venture to us serving food. We look forward to welcoming you back soon :-) More

Port Angeles, Washington
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29 reviews 29 reviews
8 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed here for two nights with my grandma while on a Rabbie's tour. This was not one of the offered accommodations with Rabbie's, we found this one on our own and it was fabulous. Right on the waterfront, within walking distance of everything downtown Kirkwall has to offer, not to mention the best restaurant in town was right next door... 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. I'm delighted to read that you and your Grandma enjoyed your stay with us. And we hope that we can be of service to you again in the future :-) More

Kirkwall, United Kingdom
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38 reviews 38 reviews
13 hotel reviews
102 helpful votes 102 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

This was a visit for lunch and not to stay at the hotel so cannot comment on that side of things. The back bar has been beautifully refurbed, excellent customer service and lovely food - very good value for money. Meant to take a photo of my lunch - BLT baguette with a nice salad and chips but forgot and... More

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

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review for us. As you said our newly refurbished bar has not been open long and I presume that you know that our menu is a new venture for The St Ola Hotel. So I'm doubly delighted to read that you enjoyed your lunch experience with us. We look... More

HARBOR SPRINGS
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37 reviews 37 reviews
10 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

We were only stayed at the hotel for one night but it was very nice. Our room overlooked the front of the hotel and the water. The bed was comfy and the room nice and quiet once the noise from downstairs and on the street quieted down. The bathroom was nice and updated. We ate at the restaurant/bar and the... More

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

Thank you very much for taking the time to review your experience with us. We have newly opened our refurbished Back Bar and so it is lovely to hear that you enjoyed your food, as well as your stay with us. We pride ourselves on friendly efficient customer service, so again we thank you for your feedback in this area.... More

Kirkwall, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

Went to the new back back of the ola for lunch and it's the first time I had been in since it was refurbished. Went for a quick lunch and it was such a lovely atmosphere, friendly and the food was delicious. Shall definitely go back again and recommend it to others :)

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

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review for us. We are glad you enjoyed yourself and we look forward to welcoming you again in the future. More

Glasgow, Scotland,
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26 reviews 26 reviews
18 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

We did not stay in the Hotel so therefore cannot comment on that aspect, but we did have a meal in the lounge. Initially we had walked past looking for a place to have a late lunch. After trying a couple of establishments very close by (you know who you are) and being told that they had finished serving meals... More

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

Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a lovely review. As we had only had our new bar opened for a few days when you visited us this was very encouraging to read. We hope that you will come back and visit us again upon your next visit to Orkney. More

London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

We stayed 2 nights in a back room and 3rd in a front room on the recommendation of the telephone booking . Clean and comfy beds. However it is rowdy downstairs and outside at the weekend. Breakfast good but no ambience here. Staff were efficient but not very interested. Hotel is very handy for the harbour and town centre.

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Inverness, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
3 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Had a great short break here, the entrance didn't inspire much confidence, especially as it is dwarfed by the much grander kirkwall hotel next door. However our room was lovely, spacious, modern and clean. En suite was also very good quality. Facilities were good. We greatly enjoyed the cooked breakfast each morning, freshly cooked to order with good quality ingredients.... More

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

Thank you very much for your kind review. The hotel and bars are currently under a period of refurbishment where our quality and standards will be improved further. Thank you again, St Ola Hotel. More

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Address: Harbour Street, Kirkwall KW15 1LE, Scotland
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Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Orkney Islands > Mainland > Kirkwall
Number of rooms: 6
Also Known As:
St. Ola Hotel Kirkwall, Orkney Islands

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