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The Orkney Hotel

Certificate of Excellence
40 Victoria Street, Kirkwall KW15 1DN, Scotland
The Orkney Hotel
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Rating summary
  • 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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Peterhead, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed at the Orkney hotel for five weeks while working in Kirkwall . Room was spacious warm and comfortable with a great shower . The staff were cheerful and friendly at all times and made staying at the Orkney a pleasure . I will definitely be back . Only one small complaint no brown sauce with breakfast !!!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

Me and a friend stayed for three nights as part our Orkney tour, lovely clean hotel, great service the dining room was very good for both dinner and breakfast and they have a real good bar the Royal which I understand was the hotels original name, but would recommend and visit again

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

Have stayed in this hotel numerous times and can't fault it. The staff are always very welcoming and friendly. Food is always of a high standard and the breakfast is always awesome. Rooms are very comfortable and can't really be faulted. Overall The Orkney Hotel is just a perfect place to stay while enjoying the Orkney Islands!

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Sivas, Turkey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

Our room was clean, well-maintained and very spacious with all the facilities that one would normally expect. Even though it is right in the centre of Kirkwall, we were not disturbed at all by noise from outside and I enjoyed a good night's sleep in the very comfortable bed. The location is very good for exploring on foot and also... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

My wife and I stayed here with another couple for a weekend getaway to the island. Warm, friendly greeting by staff upon arrival and the good service continued over the weekend. Good good and friendly bar staff. Enjoyed our quiet room in this quaint traditional hotel. Great location in middle of Kirkwall for getting around. Will definitely be back for... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

This is my second visit of Orkney on business. The only hotel on Orkney that i could find that accept America Express. The other reason i returned to this hotel was because of the friendly staff, nice food and cosy rooms. If your not an up tight city slicker i would recommend staying here. Both stays have been great. Pros... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

I stayed here on business last month for 4 days. I believe a single room was booked for me but I received a room with double bed and shower and was very happy with it. Found private carpark via map on website so that was easy. I think there are several other carpark nearby as well but I made good... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Orkney Hotel really helped us out by finding us a great twin room at the front of the hotel at very short notice. The room was beautifully decorated, entirely in keeping with the age of the hotel. It was warm and cosy and had a good shower/en suite. We ate there on one night and the food was lovely with... More 

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Stromness, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

I went to a dinner party hosted at the Orkney Hotel at the end of August. It was casual buffet in the hall on the first floor, the food was brilliant with lots of bubbley to wash it down! The private room was a great idea and had lots of room for fun and games after. The bar was conveniently... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Excellent accommodation for cyclists and cycles. We had a lovely spacious room and our bikes were kept warm,dry and secure in a large function/storage room on the ground floor. The hotel is very quiet but also very central so perfect for further cycling and sightseeing. All the staff were very helpful and we felt well looked after.

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