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Albert Hotel

Certificate of Excellence
Mounthoolie Lane, Kirkwall KW15 1JZ, Scotland
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Ranked #6 of 8 Hotels in Kirkwall
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015
Christine W Belfast, United Kingdom
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    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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London, United Kingdom
15 reviews 15 reviews
9 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A very costly mistake to boot! Our problems started with an flushed toilet in our room - never a good sign. At least it was a ! and not a 2! Terrible beds - they need new mattresses desperately! Cold rooms and over all VERY shoddy. I can't believe it has so many positive ratings on TA!

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

I have stayed twice at this hotel and my key consideration in choosing it the first time was to be central to Kirkwall town centre for ease of access to our Client. The website showed enough for me to be happy with what we would be staying in. What I found was an excellent hotel, modern, comfortable and clean, with... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Although when we arrived they had no record of us having booked ( never book through travel republic) they soon sorted us out a room and were very helpful. The room was well equiped, of a good size and spotlessly clean, (hats off to housekeeping, good job) . We had a meal in the Bothy bar and this was really... More 

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Stirling, United Kingdom
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91 reviews 91 reviews
29 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

First stay here. Came highly recommended and didn't disappoint. Contemporary decor on the inside. Nice double room with plenty wardrobe space and a decent/very powerful shower. Breakfasts were excellent; especially the Porridge. Ate once there for dinner. Orkney fish cakes were good but the Turbot excellent. Staff extremely friendly and very helpful.

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Ormiston, United Kingdom
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78 reviews 78 reviews
38 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Very pleasant stay here whilst working in Kirkwall. Quick check in by pleasant lady at reception. It was late so quickly shown guest's way into the Bothy bar attached to hotel. I must say the food in the bar was delicious! Reasonably priced I had a special which was Orkney lamb pie topped with black pudding mmm. Saying what time... More 

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Edmonton, Canada
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

Stayed here for two nights in October. The room was very spacious with a loveseat, chair and coffee table as well as a small round dining table and two chairs. The bed was a king size, the room was clean and modern with free wifi. Good breakfast and friendly staff.

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Inverness, United Kingdom
18 reviews 18 reviews
14 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014 via mobile

I have stayed here several times with work over the last 5 years and I have always enjoyed my stay. The rooms are modern, clean and comfortable and there is a good choice of food available which is very good. The hotel is a bit of a maze but don't let that put you off. On one occasion I was... More 

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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Let down on Sunday 31st August , Lunch meal. Entered hotel from Car Park with family,walking past chef smoking at back door. Handed 4 x Menu's which were plain printed sheets of A4 paper all of which covered in Tomato Sauce finger prints and fat stains, the paper was not even laminated. .....very grubby looking. The service however was very... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
14 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

The reception staff were very efficient and pleasant when I was checking-in. One of the ladies even offered to carry my bag to the room - equality exists!!! The bedroom was very tastefully decorated and was well furnished. There was a work area, another small table which could be used under the wall mounted LCD television and a small coffee... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

I stay here for business semi-regularly and find it a very pleasant place to stay. The rooms are nicely decorated and very clean. The staff will also go above and beyond for you. The only thing that lets the place down is the limited choice for breakfast. Otherwise, a great place to stay!

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