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Albert Hotel

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Mounthoolie Lane, Kirkwall KW15 1JZ, Scotland
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Ranked #5 of 8 hotels in Kirkwall
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago

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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Dunfermline, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We popped in to the Albert hotel for a bar lunch, the staff were friendly and very efficient we were served quickly then did not wait long for our meal which tasted fab the hotel was clean and spacious so it did not feel like we were crammed in when having lunch a very nice place to have a bar... More

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
18 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

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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4 hotel reviews
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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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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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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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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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