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Benmora B&B

Cromwell Road, Kirkwall KW15 1LN, Scotland
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Benmora B&B
Ranked #4 of 25 Kirkwall B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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22 reviews 22 reviews
12 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great choice if you are staying in Kirkwall. A short walk from the town centre with off road parking on site or in the nearby lay-by. Accommodation is spotless . We particularly enjoyed the fabulous shower and the guest sitting room. Delicious cooked breakfast every morning along with cereals, toast, fresh fruit & yogurts.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a lovely 3 night stay here and Carolyn made us very welcome and is excellent at running the guest home. Our room overlooking the street was spacious and comfortable and we slept really well. The bathroom has a very large shower area and a powerful shower to wake you up in the morning. Every part is the house... More

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Biggar, United Kingdom
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396 helpful votes 396 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

The B&B is located overlooking the marina at Kirkwall and it’s only 5 or 6 minutes walk to Shore Street - the nearest place to eat out or get a drink. (You can either go along the pavement or cut down some stairs onto the marina pathway - both have street lighting). It therefore benefits from having a view of... More

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
14 reviews 14 reviews
7 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

We again were lucky enough to stay with Carolyn at Benmora B&B on our latest trip to Orkney. The whole place is spotless and in a perfect location, just 5 minutes walk from the centre of Kirkwall. Carolyn is an extremely welcoming host and cannot do enough to help make your stay comfortable and homely. Breakfast was again fantastic, a... More

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London, United Kingdom
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21 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

This is an excellent base for a stay in Orkney. Easy to find just 200yds from centre of Kirkwall. On site off road parking too. Carolynn is a lovely warm and friendly host who met us at the door. The B&B accommodation was a big room with a very comfy bed, plenty of space and a first rate shower. Every... More

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Stirling, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2013 via mobile

We stayed here for 6 nights. I have never stayed in a B&B before as I have always thought it would be odd to stay in someone's home. I have also never got round to putting in a review before on anywhere that I have stayed. However I have changed both of these habits because of the wonderful experience we... More

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Vancouver, Canada
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

Our two nights at Benmora B and B was lovely. It is within easy walking distance of the town. Carolyn made us feel so welcome. I can highly recommend it to anyone visiting Kirkwall. The rooms are very clean and comfortable with en-suites in each one. Coffee and tea was supplied in each room and there was a lounge with... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2013

I have spent the last 8 months staying at the “Benmora” and I only writing this review as my contract has come to an end and I will not be needing accommodation. The “Benmora” is the jewel in the crown of accommodation on Orkney. 5 star accommodation for 3 star prices. Carolyn makes you more than welcome and nothing is... More

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Foster, Australia
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2013

We stayed at Benmora in Kirkwall for 5 nights on our visit to Orkney as part of our trip from Australia. We found Carolyn to be very friendly, helpful and welcoming. Our Double room overlooking the marina and harbour was clean, warm and comfortable with a top class shower and water pressure excellent. There was bottled water left each day... More

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Oxford, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2013

B&B overlooks the harbour, just a short walk to the town and restaurants/pubs. It's also possible to get ferries to other islands, again within walking distance. Benmora is a very clean and comfortable B&B, I've given 5 stars because given the competitive price it's well deserved, it would be hard to find a better B&B for this money. Good points... More

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Address: Cromwell Road, Kirkwall KW15 1LN, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Orkney Islands > Mainland > Kirkwall
Also Known As:
Benmora B&B Kirkwall, Orkney Islands

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