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Albert Hotel

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Mounthoolie Lane, Kirkwall KW15 1JZ, Scotland
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Ranked #5 of 9 hotels in Kirkwall
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Southampton, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
14 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The exterior spells old. The interior is tastefully decorated to modern standards without being overbearing. My room was clean, airy with a lovely comfy bed, nice surroundings, spacious bathroom and good shower. ... only suffering from varied pulsating water pressure, which given it was a room in the eaves I guess due to a pump ..... can't be helped given... More

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Singapore River, Singapore
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3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very clean, modern and well appointed for the price...only downside was the room we stayed in (206) was very noisy. Slept with the window open and could hear all the 'pub crawlers' at 3am in the morning....when the pub in the hotel seemed to close...particularly unpleasant! Breakfast was very good...waiters just a little unfriendly...reception and check in staff were very... More

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San Diego, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

Stayed two nights at this hotel. The receptionist and restaurant staff are some of the nicest I have ever encountered. The room was very comfortable--lots of space and a great bathroom. But the best thing about this hotel is the people. They could not do enough for us. We ate in the bar lounge and the food was very good.... More

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cheshire
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31 reviews 31 reviews
10 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

We arrived here and walked into a small reception and was shown into what was a tardis. The room was beautiful very contemporary with a lovely modern bathroom. There is a lounge bar and restaurant which we had dinner in every night,very good pub food. Then there is the Bofey bar which is an oldie pub which is used by... More

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014

In the last few months i have stayed here four times and each and every time has been amazing. The rooms are modern, super comfy and super clean. However the food is just amazing. whether it is mushrooms on toast, lemon and coriander hummus, Bergen fish stew, Orkney lamb, vegetable crumble and champ or simple fish and chips every meal... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2013

Must be the best place to stay in Kirkwall - central location, comfort, room facilities. Friendly staff and choose the smoked haddock and poached egg for breakfast. Good beers in the bar. Highly recommended

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Ayrshire, Scot,and
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63 reviews 63 reviews
25 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2013

Stayed here for one night and really appreciated the very large, clean and comfortable room as we had been caught in a storm and couldn't wait to get into a hot shower. The bathroom was great apart from the shower screen not stopping water going onto the floor. We had dinner, which was ok, here followed by a few drinks... More

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dowra
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2013

In the space of two weeks I stayed here twice. Firstly a brief overnight for work and secondly on a weekend break with my girlfriend. Both occasions the rooms were excellent. Firstly on first floor and next on the second floor. I would highly recommend this hotel for anyone staying in Kirkwall. A great breakfast and a topping bar with... More

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London
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21 reviews 21 reviews
16 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2013

Stayed here with me partner on Wednesday 21st August. We arrived at around 8.30 pm to an excellent and efficient check in. The receptionist also advised the restaurant that we required a table. We left the luggage in our well appointed, comfortable and very clean room, Our meal was of a good quality and served by a charming waitress from... More

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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229 reviews 229 reviews
44 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2013

Listed in my copy of the 2013 Good Hotel Guide, vegetarian friendly & with a great bar the centrally located Albert Hotel ticked all our boxes and then some. From the initial enquiry right through to arrival we were treated as valued guests and were well taken care of throughout our stay. Our room was beautifully furnished, the bed exceptionally... More

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Address: Mounthoolie Lane, Kirkwall KW15 1JZ, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Orkney Islands > Mainland > Kirkwall
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2 star — Albert Hotel 2*
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Albert Hotel Kirkwall, Orkney Islands

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