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Polrudden Guest House

Pickaquoy Rd., Kirkwall KW15 1UH, Scotland
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2015

I've now stayed at Polrudden guest house on two separate business trips to Orkney, both times I've found it to be an ideal base with a very welcoming owner. The rooms are very reasonably priced and comfortable. The two rooms I've stayed in have had lovely bathrooms (it's actually a shower, not a bath) that very clearly been refurbished to... More 

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Thank Alastair M
Kirkwall, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

The room was beautiful and very clean. The shower was brilliant!! I was in room 2 and I had a lovely view over Kirkwall. Even though Polrudden is very central, the location is very peaceful. Linda was very welcoming/accommodating Would highly recommend

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Halifax, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015

Great Service, Friendly and Clean. Situated within a 5 - 10 minute stroll in to the the centre of Kirkwall, very handy. Good attentive service, rooms very clean and tidy, everything worked well, would highly recommend.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2015

We stayed here for two nights on our first ever trip to Orkney. Our room had a great view and was very comfortable. We were only able to have one cooked breakfast but it was excellent. The last morning we had to catch the very early ferry. Linda was kind enough to give us a tray for the morning with... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 via mobile

Me and my mum stayed at the Polrudden a couple of weeks ago and had a really great stay. Linda went out of her way to be welcoming and was so accommodating. Rooms were were clean and well decorated with great attention to detail on amenities. Would highly recommend a stay here.

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Argyll and Bute, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

A lovely welcome at this guest house. Prior to arriving, Linda explained how to get there, which room we were sleeping in, asked if a cooked breakfast was required, excellent as it was 23.30 hrs before we arrived. Went out like a light, in a very comfortable and clean room. Breakfast was first class, proper island hospitality. Will look forward... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

Prior to arriving at this guest house and having read the mixed reviews and seen the awful photos, I was quite concerned about staying here. However, my mind was soon put at rest, after we met Linda the owner who was very friendly and helpful and can't do enough for you. The rooms were all spotlessly clean, which is one... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

On booking was quite surprised they wanted my bank details before arrival. On arrival was kept waiting at the door while the housekeeper found the owner. The room itself was very tastefully decorated and very clean. However the walls were very thin and we could hear the person upstairs snoring!! Within walking distance to Kirkwall town centre. There was no... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

Polrudden guest house is a gem of a place. The en-suite rooms are clean and well furnished. The breakfast is excellent. It has an ideal location just away from the centre of Kirkwall, with its own parking area if you take a car. You are made very welcome, although as guests have their own entrance, you feel in no way... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Stayed for one night at Polrudded Guest House having booked in advance since we knew we had a family wedding that night on the island. Customer service at the time of booking was very welcoming and efficient. Lovely welcome from Linda who showed us to our room - scrupulously clean and VERY comfortable beds. Good sized ensuite with plenty towels... More 

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