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Karrawa Guest House

Inganess Road, Kirkwall KW15 1SP, Scotland
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Ranked #3 of 25 Kirkwall B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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42 hotel reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It's a tiny bit out of town so you will need a car to get into Kirkwall but not so far out that it takes a long time. Hosts are very gracious and happy to make bookings for you and quite knowledgeable about the area. Room was fairly quiet so that was great. Breakfast quite good

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

Spent 19 days working in Kirkwall and 18 nights at the Karrawa. I had the disabled double room on the ground floor and cannot speak more highly of the facilities. Albert was busy refurbishing more rooms during my stay so facilities will even better!

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Karrawa Guest H... A, Owner at Karrawa Guest House, responded to this review

Hello Steve, Thank you for taking the time to write us a lovely review. We are pleased that you had a nice stay with us a few months ago and that you found our facilities to be of an excellent standard. We were indeed renovating and redecorating in our upstairs rooms when you were staying, and we are planning to... More

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I spent a relaxing and enjoyable 4 nights at the Karrawa Guest House. Aileen and Albert are a friendly couple and made us feel at home. Our room was comfy and had a TV, free Wi fi and tea coffee and biscuits which were topped up every day. Breakfast was excellent and was served in the spacious... More

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Karrawa Guest H... A, Owner at Karrawa Guest House, responded to this review

Hello Derek, Thank you very much for your brilliant review! We are so pleased that you had a relaxing break here at Karrawa and that you throughly enjoyed breakfast in our conservatory breakfast room. It was lovely to meet you both and hope to welcome you back in the future. Best Wishes, Aileen & Albert More

Stirling, Scotland, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

I have just returned from a great 4 nights staying in the Karrawa Guest House, Kirkwall. There was 3 of us who were up in Orkney for a wedding and were in the family room. The room was extremely comfortable with 2 single beds, double bed and there was a decent camp bed available too. Serviced daily. Room was well... More

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Karrawa Guest H... A, Owner at Karrawa Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you very much for writing such a positive review! We are both delighted that you had such a lovely stay at Karrawa. We are glad that you enjoyed the wedding and celebrations too, and we hope to welcome you back to stay in the future. Best Wishes, Aileen & Albert More

San Luis Obispo, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

My wife and I spent three nights at the Karrawa Guest House while visiting Orkney Island, Scotland. Our room was comfortable, quiet and cozy. Our hosts Albert and Aileen are very friendly and helpful, and I enjoyed a dram of the local Scapa Whisky with Albert. The location is close to downtown Kirkwall, and all of the island's historic sites... More

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Karrawa Guest H... A, Owner at Karrawa Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write such a nice review. It was great to meet you both and we are glad you had a comfortable stay. Best Wishes, Aileen & Albert More

Vienna, Austria
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

This B&B is just great. Its clean, modern and the owners are very kind people. It comes with delicious Breakfast, private parking, Wifi and so on. The owner is very helpful and gave us tips to get around the Island.

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Karrawa Guest H... A, Owner at Karrawa Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for you're lovely review! We are pleased that you had such a great stay! Best Wishes, Aileen & Albert More

Colchester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 via mobile

Brilliant guesthouse! Albert and Aileen are really friendly and make you feel very welcome. The house and bedroom was immaculate, roomy, really tidy and up to date. Lovely powerful shower and comfy bed. Breakfast is great and there is a large choice. They are very easy -going and knowledgeable about the area and always have smiling faces. The location is... More

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Karrawa Guest H... A, Owner at Karrawa Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a super review for us. It was lovely to meet you both and we are delighted that we were very happy with your stay. We are glad that you felt so welcome and that you enjoyed our breakfast selection. Best Wishes, Aileen & Albert More

Rotherham, United Kingdom
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30 reviews 30 reviews
11 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Five nights here proved that this was one of the best b & b we have ever stayed in. Excellent attention to detail. A pleasant room with excellent facilities both in bedroom and bathroom. Good easy to use shower with plenty of hot water. Excellent choice for breakfast. Very knowledgeable and helpful proprietors who made our stay so enjoyable.

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Karrawa Guest H... A, Owner at Karrawa Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for the great review! It was lovely to meet you both and we are so pleased that you found everything to be of such an excellent standard. This is our third season running the guest house so we still have plans to continually upgrade and decorate but it is really nice to know that we are doing a... More

Melbourne, Australia
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96 reviews 96 reviews
77 hotel reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

This very well managed B&B is one of the best places we have ever stayed. We stayed here for five nights and couldn't fault the place. We had a spacious, nicely furnished room, which included a roomy walk in wardrobe (closet). The bathroom was large and the water pressure in the shower was good. Everything was impeccably clean. The bed... More

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Karrawa Guest H... A, Owner at Karrawa Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely review. It is very much appreciated. We are so pleased that you had a nice stay. We try hard to ensure our breakfasts are freshly prepared each morning and are delighted that you enjoyed our fresh fruit salad. We hope the rest of your holiday has been enjoyable also.... More

Inverness
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27 reviews 27 reviews
8 hotel reviews
94 helpful votes 94 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

We stayed for 3 nights in the family room which was large enough to accommodate us - 3 adults. 2 single beds and 1 double. Beautifully decorated with a large shower room with w.c. Breakfast was served in light airy conservatory. We made our selection the previous night and therefore it was cooked to order. Bikes are available to hire... More

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Karrawa Guest H... A, Owner at Karrawa Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for your fantastic review! We are delighted that you had a nice stay. It was lovely to meet you and your family. Wish your daughter all the best in her new job from us too! Best Wishes, Aileen & Albert More

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Address: Inganess Road, Kirkwall KW15 1SP, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Orkney Islands > Mainland > Kirkwall
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
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