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Polrudden Guest House

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Pickaquoy Rd., Kirkwall KW15 1UH, Scotland
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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King George Island
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

I spent one night here at Polrudden Guest House as I was visiting Orkney on a business trip at short notice. This is an extremely comfortable and clean guest house and the breakfast this morning was excellent. Linda Thornton the owner was very welcoming and accommodating. The bedroom was very pleasant with a large en-suite and the bed was extremely... More

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London, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

The Polrudden was a microcosm of Orkney, welcoming and hospitable, and a huge breakfast worth getting up for after one VERY late night. On Kirkwall's doorstep and quiet and comfortable. We'll be back.

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91 reviews 91 reviews
45 hotel reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

We stayed here for 2 nights and were pleasantly surprised. The room on the ground floor was clean and tidy with everything we needed. The bed was comfy and the bathroom a good size, nice hot shower with decent water pressure. The hostess was great and happy to assist with any questions or special requests. The breakfast was good and... More

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Kirkby Lonsdale, United Kingdom
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52 reviews 52 reviews
20 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Stayed here about three weeks ago for a couple of nights . Had a lovely welcome from Linda . Nice spacious and comfortable rooms . Plenty of parking spaces. Good hearty breakfasts and coffee . About ten minutes into town around model yacht lake ,peedie sea and park land .

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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

We have just stayed at Polrudden guest house with our family, returning to Sanday, Orkney. We arrived late at 23.30 pm from the Aberdeen ferry, the lovely hostess Linda had left instructions for us as to which rooms we were allocated, and we had been informed upon booking of our breakfast time. The rooms are spotless, cozy and very tastefully... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

This was not the most welcoming start to my holiday in Orkney. On arrival at the guest house there was no indication as to which room had been allocated and by a process of elimination and trying doors we eventually found a room which appeared to fit out requirements. The room was fine except we had no hot water in... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2013

We stayed at Polrudden Guest house for two nights in June. We arrived late and were pre advised which room was to be ours. All went smooth. Great breakfast. Would stay here again. Convenient location to downtown Kirkwall

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27 hotel reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2013

We arrived here on the late ferry from Aberdeen at about 11.30pm. The front door of the guesthouse was unlocked but there was no-one around to welcome us. We were tired after leaving home at 5.00 am for an early morning flight to Aberdeen. There was no note anywhere to greet us - nothing to advise us about which room... More

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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8 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2013

Am here just now. Room very comfortable and spotless, as is en suite bathroom. Nice breakfast and pleasant landlady. No idea of prices as company has booked and paid for it. Have tried to book a future trip for some colleagues, but it's full on the dates I need - so they must be doing something right?

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Winnabow, North Carolina
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20 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2012

Our family stayed in two rooms for three nights in the Polrudden Guest House, which was full at that time. Our room was fairly large, nicely furnished and very comfortable. Breakfast was plentiful and delicious. Being able to easily walk to town through the nearby park was enjoyable. We had a rental car and traveled all over the Mainland to... More

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Address: Pickaquoy Rd., Kirkwall KW15 1UH, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Orkney Islands > Mainland > Kirkwall
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 7
Also Known As:
Polrudden Guest House Kirkwall, Orkney Islands

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