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Kirkwall Hotel

Harbour Street, Kirkwall KW15 1LE, Scotland
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Victoria
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44 reviews 44 reviews
7 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We had stayed in the Kirkwall Hotel 18 months ago for our 25th Anniversary. They immediately upgraded us to a wonderful suite. This trip, we brought our adult children. They placed us nicely in the hotel--and then let us keep the room 10 hours past our check out time so that we'd have a "base" to explore the island from.... More 

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Alcester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stopped a week at the Kirkwall Hotel very friendly and helpful staff, you have a choice of Tudor Bar, Skippers Bar or Restaurant for evening dining. Just a few mins walk to the town centre and you have the working harbour to look at and there is always something happening. Loved our stay and would stay again.

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Wick, Scotland, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Raymond and I spent our thirtieth anniversary in the Kirkwall Hotel and enjoyed a most welcoming couple of days in the company of Debbie and her friendly dedicated staff. Our "honeymoon suite" overlooked the busy Kirkwall harbour, the king size bed was the ultimate in luxury and the surprise gift of a bouquet of beautiful blooms, a bottle of Prosecco... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Stayed here for about 10 days on business , I wasn't supposed to be here that long but the weather was not on my side. I waw upgraded on arival to the best room in the hotel free of charge. A very large corner room with a Jacuzzi and a great view of the harbour. The staff were friendly and... More 

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Orkney Islands, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The Kirkwall hotel has character, great views of Kirkwall harbour and a good menu with lots of choice. The food is excellent and the staff this lunchtime were very friendly and helpful. Bar and restaurant were busy. Will eat here again.

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Victoria, Canada
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6 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our family of 5 just stayed in Kirkwall at the Kirkwall Hotel. We were only able to stay 1 night, but the hotel held our room for the following day while we toured the island. We were able to use the room to freshen up before heading to the Northlink Ferry for the night. The food was great, the dining... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

I really enjoyed staying here for business and will do so again. Not sure I would stay there for romance though. The room was ideal, perfectly clean and simple and the rest of the hotel was clean and I like a bit of dated charm in its decor. It feels a bit like a past era but I like its... More 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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58 reviews 58 reviews
38 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

Stayed here during my holiday to Orkney. I was pleased with my double room with views over the harbour. The staff were all very friendly and helpful. Breakfast was excellent, especially the locally sourced smoked haddock. I ate in the restaurant/bar area a couple of times and the food and service there was also excellent and good value. It can... More 

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St Helens, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

I recently stayed here while working in Kirkwall. The hotel is very nice and has retained some of its original features and charms. Staff around the hotel were very friendly. My collegue was fortunate to stay in a room facing the harbour and said the outlook was very nice. Unfortunately for me my room at the back just had roofs... More 

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St. Andrews, United Kingdom
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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

Stay here as a base while working for a couple of days on the island. The room clean and comfortable. I was in a single room and discovered that the TV and Kettle did not work. I was moved to a double room immediately. The staff where very helpful and attentive.

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