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East Rd, Kirkwall KW15 1LX, Scotland
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Eastbankhouse
Ranked #24 of 24 Kirkwall B&B and Inns
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  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

We arrived late off of the Orkney ferry, but had informed the proprietor of this at the time that we payed our £30 deposit. It was dark when we arrived, the front door stood wide open, and no one was in sight. No one came to greet us when we rang the bell, and on a quick inspection of the... More 

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Lerwick, United Kingdom
2 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

This is now a hostel and I wouldn't stay in it if you paid me to. I turned up to check in at 8.30am as advised through the website. The first thing that hit me as I walked through the door was an awful smell. There was no one around so I ventured upstairs where I was met by someone... More 

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5 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2011

I stayed here 2 nights with 3 other family members in June of 2011. Malcolm was a wonderful host..so friendly and accommodating giving us suggestions for places to eat supper etc.( I highly recommend the Kirkwall Hotel!!) we spent our first night at Eastbank House on our way to Westray and stayed again upon our return. Again Malcolm went out... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2011

We were looking for some dog friendly accomodation in Kirkwall, which was gonna be our base for a few days while visiting the island. We stayed for 5 nights during school half-term at the end of October and I have to say that one of the very best places a been to. Breakfast by Stewart was everyday outstanding. And it... More 

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Tokushima, Japan
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5 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2011

When I first read the reviews for Eastbank House, I was sceptical. They seem to be one extreme or the other. But, the price was right, and I thought it was close to the ferry terminal (it isn’t, but that was my own misunderstanding about where the ferry comes in, not anything to do with Eastbank House). I decided to... More 

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Seascale, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2011

We stayed 3 nights at the end of July. Malcolm the host was very friendly and obliging. Breakfasts cooked by Stewart were fantastic, I recommend the haddock. Contrary to other reviews the kitchen was spotless and tidy. Ok so not 5 star but I don't mind if the the bedlinen isn't "designer" it was all clean and ironed and the... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2011

On a golfing trip with friends and stayed here for the 2nd year in a row. Great breakfast, clean rooms and staff could not be more friendly. If you like a laugh this is the place for you. Kirkwall is a fantastic town too, we will be back next year.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
1 review
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2011

We arrived and had to wait ages for someone to arrive, once we were shown to our room we found the following  The room was grubby with a worn out carpet decorating that needed redoing.  Bedding looked grubby, worn and discoloured and not changed in weeks by the look of it.. The bed was meant to be a... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2011

When we arrived there was no-one there to greet us except for a dog in the dining area. we tried to call the Manager but got no response, the bell on reception did not work either so we went away and came back an hour later - still no-one to meet us. The reception area was foisty and smelled of... More 

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Aberdeen
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2011

Arrived just before midnight. Landlord blind drunk/empty wine bottles strewn across the office Rooms were dirty, shabby and the sheets smelled terrible toilet button broken mirror was dirty no handle on bathroom door shower was either too hot or too coldwindows were dirty/window blinds had mould on them room 14 had gaps in the window so people in hallway could... More 

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Additional Information about Eastbankhouse

Address: East Rd, Kirkwall KW15 1LX, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Orkney Islands > Mainland > Kirkwall
Hotel Style:
Ranked #24 of 24 B&Bs / Inns in Kirkwall
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 13
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The guesthouse is set in its own grounds with ample off road parking. Less than five minutes walk from the centre of town and all amenities. We believe in offering good quality accommodation at a very reasonable price. Groups welcome, Island tours and Fishing trips organized. The complete Package. ... more   less 
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Eastbankhouse Kirkwall, Orkney Islands

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