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Standing Stones Hotel

Stenness, Stenness KW16 3JX, Scotland
Standing Stones Hotel
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Guildford, United Kingdom
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7 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We ended up eating at this restaurant by recommendation from a local at a nearby archeological site. We walked in without reservations but had no problems getting a table (actually a huge comfortable booth). The service was great, atmosphere comfortable, prices reasonable and the food delicious. Our 7 year-old was able to special order a plain cheese toasty as well... More 

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UK
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel is located slightly outside Stromness so unless you have a car - or come in a group like us and get taken everywhere by coach - it is not very accessible. But it is a good spot if you arrive by car and then carry on walking. The Orkenys are very good indeed for walkers! It is very... More 

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newcastle upon tyne
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We called in to the Standing Stones Hotel for a bar meal, and while we were there I spoke to receptionist to see if they had a double room for a couple of nights as the hotel we were meant to stay in was disgusting so we wanted to move. We were accommodated and the room was on the first... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Really terrible. The rooms are ok- but too expensive for this price. All employees really unfriendly ( never made this experience before in Scotland) breakfast out of the can- from coffee, over scrambled eggs(really true!) to porridge. If empty-then empty( juices) and so on....

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

A family meal, good food, well presented. Service a bit slow, but room was very busy. Food when it arrived was tasty and plentiful. Have visited this venue often and of late the food has been very good.

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Oztraylya
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60 hotel reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

I refused to eat the cold food that they eventually dished up. They waiter was nonplussed when I showed him my uneaten meal and refused to pay. He replied "Oh, this doesn't usually happen." Standing Stones Hotel is a welcoming snug refuge from the elements, but that's where it stopped for us. I was part of a large group that... More 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

An excellent location to explore Neolithic Orkney. A modern but not trendy hotel that provides a great home base. I was there with a Heatherlea Birding Holiday Group which guaranteed attention as they are regular customers. I found the mattress poor and I had to ask for towels after the used ones were removed but had nothing else to criticise... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

Linda and Alan, both approachable and easy to get on with, are working tirelessly to improve the hotel with a very amenable team of hard working staff. The hotel is comfortable if not luxurious; our room was small with a newly refurbished en-suite. Our only problem was hot water but Alan worked hard with the plumbers during our stay to... More 

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Arbroath, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

Stayed in suite for 4 days - catalogue of things over the four days for which we are still awaiting recognition from the hotel and an apology even though we filled out comment form, emailed the hotel on several occasions! DAY 1 - arrived to find painters in the room painting the inside of the wardrobe, not only was the... More 

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Wales, UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

Still love staying here - 3 times now - with my small groups! Thanks for all the love and care you put into your hotel and pub and restaurant! Will be there again in August! So central and quiet and great food and great rooms and great staff!

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