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Karrawa Guest House

Inganess Road, Kirkwall KW15 1SP, Scotland
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Ranked #2 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
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Vienna, Austria
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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Colchester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago 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
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
10 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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
Top Contributor
96 reviews 96 reviews
77 hotel reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

Sydney, Australia
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

We spent two nights at the Karrawa Guest House in Kirkwall and it has been one of the best guest houses we have stayed in during our month long trip through the UK. The room was large,comfortable and spotlessly clean. Our host, Albert, was extremely friendly and helpful and it was great chatting with him each day. He made the... More

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

Thank you for a super review. It was lovely meeting you both. We are really pleased you thought our B&B was one of the best you stayed in during your trip to the UK. We are continually making improvements and value guest feedback. Best Wishes, Aileen & Albert More

Ringmer, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

Very comfortable, clean and welcoming accommodation. Room well equipped, with an extremely comfortable bed. Breakfast excellent and personalised to our individual requirements from an extensive menu. Proprietors very friendly and helpful. Overall - excellent.

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

Thank you for such a lovely honest review. It is very much appreciated, we are so glad that you enjoyed your stay and found the bed so comfortable. It was good to meet you both and hope you had a nice birthday here in Orkney. Best Wishes, Aileen & Albert More

Edmonton, Canada
Top Contributor
55 reviews 55 reviews
16 hotel reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

I was dropped off here on a bus tour and while I had some initial trepedation about being a bit far from the town center I was quickly put at ease by Albert's friendly disposition. I was surprised right off to be given a menu choice for the next day's breakfast. The room itself was a double, two twins locked... More

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

Thank you for your kind review. We are pleased that you enjoyed your stay and that you had such a restful sleep! Best Wishes, Aileen & Albert More

Brekstad, Norway
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27 reviews 27 reviews
17 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

I was here in June 2014, and back now in April 2014. After my first visit I wrote: "We found Karrawa Guest House on the net, and we corresponded quite a lot before we arrived in late June. Very helpful and informative beforehand, and also during our stay. Situated 10 min walk from the center of Kirkwall, close to the... More

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

Thank you for another great review. It was lovely to have you all stay with us and we are so pleased that you had an enjoyable time. It is good to know that all of our hard work is worth while and appreciated. We hope to see you again in the future. Best Wishes, Aileen & Albert More

Forfar, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

I took a trip with my wife to Kirkwall at the end of March 2014. Having stayed in Orkney a couple of times before we decided that we wanted a change from a conventional hotel stop-over and would look at booking a guest house on this occasion. Well, i'm pleased to report that the Karrawa Guest House did not disappoint!... 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 positive review. We are glad that you found our family room spacious, spotlessly clean & well furnished. We strive to offer a varied freshly cooked breakfast and are delighted that you enjoyed it each morning. We hope to welcome you both back again in the future. Best Wishes, Aileen &... More

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Address: Inganess Road, Kirkwall KW15 1SP, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Orkney Islands > Mainland > Kirkwall
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