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Sands Hotel

Pier Road, Burray Village KW17 2SS, Scotland
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Perisher Valley, Australia
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26 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I spent 2 nights here in November. it's a little out of the way, but very much worth the extra 10 minutes or so to get there. the room was good, the staff where very nice and the food was excellent. would recommend to stay here without question.

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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2015

I enjoyed a meal with my wife and some friends. The waiting staff were friendly and attentive without being intrusive. I had a scallops & squid starter which was superb, cooked perfectly. Being a fan of fish, I recommend the haddock. Fresh and full of flavour. My wife had the salmon and prawns starter and beef olives as a main,... More 

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Thank Tim S
Melbourne
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51 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2015

We were pleasantly surprised with this hotel. The staff made us feel so very welcome. Regret that I have forgotten the name of the relatively young woman (i'm sure she will like that) who owns the place, but she runs a very good business. The hotel has 6 en suite rooms and two luxury suites. We were in one of... More 

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2 Thank Barry M
Greater Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015

An exellent stay the room food and service 5 star .I met some great locals in the bar for bit of man time .Nothing was to hard They even organised a charter through orkney adventures to see the puffins by boat and clay target shooting from the old turrets on there farm and tips on how and when to go... More 

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1 Thank Ray F
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47 reviews
15 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015 via mobile

The rooms, while not overly large, are well designed and have all the amenities you'd need. The beds are doubles, so this might be the perfect excuse to get cosy with that someone special. The food is delicious, excellent presentation and a great variety of locally sourced foods. There is also a good variety of vegetarian options. While it isn't... More 

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Bolton, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2015

We took a detour from our motorcycle tour of the North Coast 500 to visit the Islands of Orkney and chose the Sands Hotel due to its proximity to ferry at St Margaret's Hope (7 minutes) and the good tripadvisor reviews. We got a wonderful welcome from the multitasking owner Alison and was shown up to our large well appointed... More 

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Larkhall, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015 via mobile

This is a gem of a hotel accommodation, staff and food are of a superb standard. We booked a suite (4 females on a road trip) and were blown away with the standards. Would highly recommend this hotel. Although the hotel is situation in Burray you pass the Italian Chapel and travel over the Churchill Barriers to get to Kirkwall... More 

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Northumberland National Park, United Kingdom
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77 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2015

My husband and I booked in here after we came off the ferry at St. Margaret's Hope. The room was spotlessly clean, and the bed was very comfortable. (If there had been a room available for the whole of the week, we would have stayed!) The young lady who attended to us during our stay was very friendly and helpful.... More 

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Dingwall, United Kingdom
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176 reviews
44 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2015 via mobile

The rooms are spotlessly clean - I thought everything was new! The rooms are comfortable and the shower was very good, We had a sea view from our room - even when sitting in bed! The food in the bar and the restaurant is wholesome - quality ingredients prepared well. All meals are cooked to order. The breakfasts are good... More 

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Thank Donald F
Inverness, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

4 of us stayed in The Sands on August 21st 2015. A really wonderful experience. Rooms are gorgeous, we had the Scapa Suit beautiful wish we could have stayed longer. Food was fabulous. Staff lovely made us feel really welcome

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