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Lynnfield Hotel

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Holm Road, St Ola | Orkney, Kirkwall KW15 1SX, Scotland
Lynnfield Hotel
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Dundee, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Located near the Highland Park Distillery, the Lynnfield is one of the best hotels in Orkney and among the very best we've stayed at. Wonderfully spacious and comfortable rooms with luxury bathrooms en-suite. We've stayed in four of the ten rooms and all have been first class. Excellent breakfasts, and well worth dining there in the evening. It's best to... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here for two nights in July 2015. It's a very nice hotel. I read the other reviews about the decor being like a retirement home and can't really understand why someone would think this. They've chosen an older style for sure (lots of whisky memorabilia) and the lounge is a bit over-decorated but overall it's really very nice.... More 

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Saratoga Springs, NY
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had such an amazing time at The Lynnfield hotel. I am used to European hotel rooms being tiny, so I tried to book two rooms. After some confusion, I ended up only being able to book one room, which she said was a two-room suite and that they would put up a "cot" for my son. I was a... More 

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edinburgh
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Lynnfield Hotel offered warmth and comfort, with a beautiful refurbished bathroom and a huge selection of white, fluffy towels. The bar might be a whisky-lover's paradise, with the assortment of brands available, but the dinner menu left something to be desired, with the same items on offer for each of our three nights there. Presentation and quality of food... More 

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Washington, DC
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6 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Don't let the unremarkable exterior fool you--this is a lovely hotel. Very friendly proprietor and staff, fantastic food in the dining room. The walls of the large and comfortable lounge are packed with original local artwork, landscapes dating back to the 1920s. It was very foggy when we went, but you're right at the top of a hill so I'm... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Located on the outskirts of Kirkwall next to the Highland Park distillery, the Lynnfield is a lovely hotel with charming, sumptuous and stately décor. Our room was very spacious with antique furnishings and a view of the sea over Kirkwall. The bathroom was modern, but in a style in keeping with the bedroom furniture, and with luxury amenities. Service was... More 

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Ayrshire,Uk
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We had a 4 night stay at the Lynnfield Hotel which turned out to be very average for the price they charge especially for dinner at night. The room we had was getting quite tired, bed was uncomfortable the duvet was all rumpled and knotted did not get one good night sleep, must say bathroom was good size with bath... More 

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Glasgow, Scotland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Stayed for 3 nights in June 2015 and had dinner at the hotel on 2 of those nights. The hotel is on the edge of Kirkwall, right next door to Highland Park distillery which is handy if you want to drop in there and do a tour and tasting (recommended). It's about 15-20 minutes walk downhill to St Magnus Cathedral... More 

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

We had made a booking to have an evening meal here. It was midweek and, on arrival, ther were not many diners in the dining room. We announced ourselves on arrival and were shown into a large sitting room and were given menus. In spite of business being slack, nobody came back to take our order. After more than half... More 

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Frankfurt
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

Although we couldn't get a room at the hotel (which is always fully booked well in advance), we came here every night for a couple of after dinner drams. Malcolm (the owner) has easily the island's best selection/collection of single malt whiskies from Orkney and other parts of Scotland. And he is a great host at the same time. The... More 

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