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Kingston Self Catering

12 Victoria Road, Kirkwall KW15 1DZ, Scotland
Kingston Self Catering

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  • Location
    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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On our fifth visit to Orkney we were showing friends the delights of the Islands. These units, which I noticed on a previous visit to Kirkwall, are well designed and provided a central location with shopping, restaurants and parking close by. Our unit was Kingston Lodge, the Victorian cottage facing the quiet road. Although it was late spring the air... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

Apartment as good as its description. Very comfortable, well equipped and excellent location. A home from home. Recommend it 100% as a base for an Orkney holiday. Very near good food shops if you want to cook for yourself. Restaurants within easy walking distance

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Yorkshire Dales National Park, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014 via mobile

We stayed in Kingston House. Ideally located within easy walking distance of the centre of Kirkwall. The house was spotlessly clean, comfortable and well equipped. The helpful but not intrusive owners kindly provided a lovely welcome hamper containing local produce. Parking though not on site is available a very short distance away in a nearby street. A superb property that... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

What a great place right in the heart of Kirkwall. Located on Victoria Street just behind the cathedral. Beautiful accommodation, modern, clean and incredibly spacious, we stayed in Kingston House which was perfect for a family of 5 but big enough for more. The owners were extremely attentive but not intrusive, the welcome hamper was really kind with lots of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

John and Hazel could not have done more to look after us for our holiday in Orkney. Quality of accommodation is right up there with the very best, and location in the centre of Kirkwall is ideal (not noisy though). If you get the weather here is an added bonus, but certainly this is now my 'go to' place for... More 

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Antrim, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

in April we stayed in Kingston apartment 2. Great for 2 people and a very welcome hamper with local goodies!! it was so comfortable, we loved it felt like it was home from home. Great location not only for seeing around Kirkwall but for heading out and around the island. central to town and amenities. A quick few minutes out... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2013

We had a wonderful, relaxing stay here. We were a party consisting of 3 families with small children plus granny and we fitted perfectly into the House and the Lodge. We shared the House garden. It was perfect for the children and had a sunny deck with seating for the adults to supervise from a safe distance. The beds were... More 

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19 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2013

once you walk through the front door of this very deceptive cottage you are amazed with the room inside. A huge lounge with a wood burning stove with an attached shower room and on the other side a modern kitchen complete with skylights. Upstairs is a large bedroom and a bathroom complete with a spa bath and up another set... More 

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Horsham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2013

We arrived in Orkney having travelled up the East coast of Scotland visiting some of Moonface's relatives & were enormously looking forward to our week on the island. I had seen photos of the house prior to booking & when we arrived, it was even better than we could have hoped for. The place was immaculately clean & we had... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2012

I found Hazel & John's lodges on the Internet and booked. Having never been to Kirkwall It was a stab in the dark. What a jewel in the crown! Fantastic central location, able to walk to restaurants,shops and sights. We stayed in the bothy the first night (just due to our arrival dates clashing with a previous booking) and moved... More 

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