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Sands Motel

Burray Village KW17 2SS, Scotland
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
nanajanet76 Leeds, United Kingdom
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Leeds, United Kingdom
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30 reviews 30 reviews
13 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Out standing location,room,food. Nothing bad to say at all. Food beautiful and reasonable priced, room beautifully decorated,whilst not huge room ideal for us and comfy bed. Great people , I wonder if they know how lucky they are to live in such a place,my hearts still there.

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Ayrshire, Scot,and
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25 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2013

We stayed here for one night, having turned up on spec. Very pleasantly surprised by the reasonable price for a beautiful, comfortable room with great views across the water. The shower was great and the bed was comfy. We had dinner here and it was gorgeous - the lamb was divine. We had a few drinks in the bar afterwards.... More

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Lake Macquarie, Australia
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23 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2013

Driving into Burray and to the hotel itself I was a little concerned. What a surprise when I entered the room! I had booked us into a suite -Scapa - and how nice it was was. The outside of this building does not do justice to inside the modern and updated rooms. We entered and out of the lounge window... More

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London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2013

This is not a motel at all and once you get past the uninspiring exterior, you will find a surprisingly comfortable newly refurbished hotel. We stayed for a week in a suite - two bedrooms upstairs, spacious lounge with kitchen and bathroom downstairs - all spotless, everything you could need, loads of room and great views of the bay. Appreciated... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2013

Two nights at the Sands Motel was not long enough. Perfect location, wonderful room, great food what more can one ask for. Probably two of the most amazing days out of twenty one that we spent in the U.K. My husband and I weren't sure if we would have time to travel so far north but we really were determined... More

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12 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2013

This hotel is a real find. We were in Orkney (not exactly a metropolitan location) for a birding tour, and this is the hotel used by the tour company. We were here for five nights, and ate in the hotel restaurant every night. So we really got to know the hotel and the restaurant. Both were great. The hotel was... More

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2013

This small comfortable hotel ( I am not sure why it calls itself a " motel" ) is a 5 minute drive from the ferry terminal at St. Margaret's Hope, useful if one is catching the 0745 departure. Continental breakfast is available from 0700.. All bedrooms have a good.. view across the bay. The entrance, rather surprisingly, is from the... More

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7 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2013

Visiting the Orkneys was my partners idea. ( as it was his special birthday I went along with his treat) I was unsure expecting rough crossing and colder weather but it was just the opposite . We had a good crossing and the sun shone most of the time we were there, plus our stay at the Sands was so... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2013

Booked this hotel for our one night stay in Orkney, after having read reviews of other hotels, picked this one glad we did, we had a lovely room overlooking the harbour. Room was beautiful comfortable bed, lovely en suite. Dinner was excellent , and breakfast too was excellent, friendly staff, and nice peacefull location thoroughly enjoyed our stay wish it... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2013

My wife and I have been to this hotel many times often staying overnight, this time we had an evening meal which was impossible to fault and the service was excellent thanks to all the staff for such lovely evening

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Also Known As:
Sands Hotel Burray Village
Sands Motel Burray, Orkney Islands
Address: Burray Village KW17 2SS, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Orkney Islands > Burray > Burray Village
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant
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Ranked #1 of 1 hotels in Burray Village
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
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