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Lynnfield Hotel

Certificate of Excellence
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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Washington, DC
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23 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

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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17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

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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40 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week 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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25 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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Chicago
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9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Lovely, atmospheric hotel with attentive staff. After a busy day of awesome touring in blustery weather, it was beyond fabulous to ensconce ourselves in this little gem. We also had a delicious dinner there that would compare favorably to a wonderful dinner at a very good restaurant in a major city. The hotel is a bit removed from Kirkwall city... More 

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Sarasota, Florida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

My wife and i stayed here for 2 nights in May 2015 as part of a 2 week tour primarily in N and W Scotland. Arrived late in evening off of the ferry from Aberdeen and we were warmly welcomed. Our room was large and comfortably furnished. The restaurant is renowned in Orkney and our meal there was good featuring... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

A four day stay just out of Kirkwall centre but great location for sightseeing. Rooms are superb with Tammie Norrie our favourite. Excellent selection of malts and other drinks. Breakfast was well cooked, the poached eggs perfect every time. Eat in the restaurant one night, the food was top class but would have liked to see a 'bar' menu for... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

I loved the old-fashioned and personal touches - shortbread with the in-room coffee, assortment of books on the desk. The owner accompanied us to our room, helped with the suitcases (note: no elevator, luckily only a two storey building), then stayed to show us how the TV worked. The included breakfast was delicious (Scottish porridge with a splash of Highland... More 

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