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Karrawa Guest House

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Inganess Road, Kirkwall KW15 1SP, Scotland
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Herne Bay, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2015

Everyone at Karawa was welcoming and helpful. The room was spotlessly clean and the breakfast delicious. There is parking at the guest house, but if you don't have a car, it is a short walk into town and the bus driver will drop you off outside the guest house if you ask.

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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 us a great review. We are pleased that you found your room spotlessly clean and that you enjoyed our tasty breakfast offerings. Best Wishes, Aileen & Albert Bruce More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2015

Great communication with owners prior to arrival, warm greeting on our late-ish arrival. Super comfortable, warm room (family room), excellent shower. Breakfast was amazing, nothing too much trouble - all wonderfully fresh. Local information thorough and very helpful-would highly recommend staying here.

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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 delighted that you enjoyed your stay. Best Wishes, Aileen & Albert Bruce More 

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11 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2015 via mobile

Stayed here recently on a business trip. Rooms were better than most hotels I have ever stayed in as was the breakfast. Host was very friendly. Ideal if you need to stop near Kirkwall. Would definitely use again. Recommended

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

Thank you for writing us a fantastic review. We are delighted that you were pleased with the room facilities and that you enjoyed your breakfast. Best Wishes, Aileen & Albert Bruce More 

Tarifa, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2015 via mobile

Nice guesthouse run by a lovely family, located on the road out to the Airport rooms was sufficiant and I loved the wood panelling and tartan Carpet. Breakfast is cooked to order by filling in a card the night before. They have bikes that you can hire to get you around some of the sites on the Island. Would recommend... More 

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

Thank you for you're lovely review. It is much appreciated. Best Wishes, Aileen & Albert Bruce More 

Sanford, North Carolina
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2015

My wife and I spent three nights at Karrawa Guest House and will definitely stay there again, if we have the opportunity. Our room and bathroom were spacious and clean, with modern fixtures and furniture. The hosts and help were gracious and helpful, without being obtrusive. We tried several different choices from the breakfast menu, and everything was delicious. The... 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 leave us some lovely comments. We are glad that you enjoyed all aspects of your stay at Karrawa. Best Wishes, Aileen & Albert Bruce More 

Orkney
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11 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2015 via mobile

My husband and I stayed at Karrawa for 3 nights. The first impression of the room was very good. It was very clean with plenty of room and comfortable. It had a flat screen TV, bedside alarm clock, chair, dressing table with mirror and a Full length mirror. The ensuite bathroom was large and also very clean. They had locally... More 

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

Thank you for recommending Karrawa as a place to stay in Kirkwall. We are always delighted to receive lovely feedback, it makes all the hard work worthwhile :) Best Wishes, Aileen & Albert Bruce More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015 via mobile

My husband and I stayed at Karrawa guest house for two nights in October. We were given a warm welcome by the owner on arrival and made to feel at home. The room we were given was very comfortable and spacious and had a large bathroom. We had breakfast in the conservatory which is a lovely bright room to eat... More 

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

Thank you for writing us a super review! We are pleased that you enjoyed all aspects of your stay at Karrawa. Best Wishes, Aileen & Albert Bruce More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

We stayed twice 2 nights in Karrawa. Very nice and friendly, good service, very clean. Maybe a little bit too organized... ;-) Sometimes it is a bit difficult to know in the evening what you want for breakfast the following morning...

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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 us a review. We are pleased that you enjoyed your stay at Karrawa. We have a menu system in place for breakfast as we find it is the most efficient and effective way to serve up a tasty breakfast on time in the mornings especially when we are very busy in the... More 

Greater London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015

Didn't quite know what to expect but the room and facilities were first rate. Great sized room, very comfortable and large en-suite. Breakfast was also excellent. Lovely couple to interact with and made us feel at home.

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

Thank you for your fantastic review. It is very much appreciated! Best Wishes, Aileen & Albert Bruce More 

East Calder, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015

I stayed in the guest house with two friends on a weekend break to Orkney. The accommodation was excellent and the both the owners and staff were both friendly and helpful. A good Scottish breakfast set us up for our days sightseeing. We did have a bit of friendly banter among ourselves about the two packets of complimentary biscuits in... 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 us a review. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay, it was lovely to meet you all. Karrawa is located 1 kilometre (a little short of 1 mile from the town centre). An easy 15minute walk straight down the road (gradual uphill walk on the way back) or short car or... More 

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