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Smithfield Hotel

Dounby, Dounby KW17 2HT, Scotland
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
sincork Kirkwall, United Kingdom
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Kirkwall, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Went for evening meal with my family, I would highly recommend this place 10000% very loving staff we had a waitress her hair was tied back in a bun ( with a pen in it ) very handy if you ask me, she was so helpful my husband asked her what 'tusk' was and she explained it so well and... More

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Weston super Mare, United Kingdom
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59 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel serves meals for non-residents in both the restaurant and the bar. They have two menus (Restaurant and Bar) - however you can choose from either wherever you sit. Both the quality of the food and the service were very good indeed. A nice range of Fresh Local Fish Available

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3 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Disappointed with hotel. Great location for seeing sites of Western Orkney Mainland, but hotel itself was muddly and staff seemed to struggle with service. Waited ages for evening meal on a Sunday, weren't told there was a lounge so spent evenings in bedroom. Meal sizes were vast as was the menu, but not of good quality! Room was fine and... More

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Stockport, United Kingdom
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42 hotel reviews
318 helpful votes 318 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We selected this hotel for our weekend stay on the Orkney Mainland as it was close to most of the attractions we wanted to visit. It was a perfect selection. On arrival we were greeted with a warm welcome and shown to our room. The room was a good size and had a double bed and a single bed. There... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2013

Have been here for dinner now a few times and it has been fabulous each time. Lovely fresh ingredients well cooked. Greay service and very good value. And unlike many other establishments in orkney even the vegetables are lovely. Have never stayed over but if the quality if the meals is anything to go by I would love to. I... More

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Tomintoul, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2013

Stayed here for two nights with my daughter. It is perfectly situated for visiting the ancient monuments in Orkney, being central to all of the ones we were interested in seeing. Greeted at the door, and shown to our room The room was clean and well furnished, the beds comfortable, and facilities were in great order. Breakfast was filling and... More

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Staffin, United Kingdom
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17 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2013

Ok - the hotel was ok too! It is old fashioned but it is on Orkney so don't expect City delights. It is clean - I had loads of toilet paper (just read another review complaining of the lack of the stuff) and had no problem filling in the form the night beforehand regarding the breakfast. The second night we... More

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Red Deer, Canada
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5 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2013

We stayed here for three nights. Dounby is about 15 miles from either of the two towns on the mainland of Orkney but it is very well located in terms of touring the major attractions such as Skara Brae, Maeshowe, Brough of Birsay, Skaill Bay, etc. We were late arriving but Ivy greeted us and made us a meal even... More

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12 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2013

We stayed there for 3 nights and there are some good and bad points. The decor is dated. I had to keep reminding the staff to replenish the toilet paper, shower gel etc. I could have got some from the co op opposite. Guests are expected to complete a card the night before stating their breakfast options. Despite this we... More

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2013

Came here for dinner when staying in Deerness. The food was of a good quality and very fresh. The scallops were a highlight as was the Orkney fudge cheesecake, which can be a bit of a stodgefest, but in this case was light and delicious. Would definitely return as there were many things on the menu which we fancy trying.

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Address: Dounby, Dounby KW17 2HT, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Orkney Islands > Mainland > Dounby
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
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