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Standing Stones Hotel

Stenness, Stenness KW16 3JX, Scotland
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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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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6 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Ther location is impressive - but nothing else was. We asked for tea & coffee in the lounge when we arrived in late afternoon, and that's what we got - no biscuits offered. We had booked, and paid extra for, a loch view room. The loch view was there, but spoilt by the view of an outbuilding surrounded by empty... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Arrived here late at night and were given a friendly enough welcome from the reception staff. However, had a very noisy night due to road traffic and hardly slept a wink. To top it all, I unfortunately lost the key to our room and when I reported this to the Manager found he had an awful attitude towards me and... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed here for a couple of nights. This hotel is adequate but could be so much better. Lacks a personal touch and needs some refurbishment. The food however is good and the view of the loch especially at sunset & sunrise is stunning

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I arrived at hotel today for lunch on coach drivers recommendation. The service was slow to start but when the food arrived one of our table sent the plate back immediately with a prawn sandwich due to presentation of slapped on plate. Our table then got the cold shoulder and I found it difficult to get attention to send back... More

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Thundersley, United Kingdom
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9 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

We have been staying at Standing Stones for several years now, and it seems to get better and better year by year, as the new owners implement changes and renovations. This year we were greeted with coffee in the lounge before being shown to our rooms, and we found the entire staff cheerful and eager to please. Our room was... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014 via mobile

Lovely hotel, lovely staff, absolutely fantastic menu and food. Such a huge choice food-wise and something to suit everyone. Have been now quite a few times and have been more than pleased every time without fail. Not a single complaint and couldn't ask for better. Definitely my first place of choice and will be recommended to everyone!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

Stopped by for dinner; plenty of helpful (generally rather young) staff around, we were offfered both bar and a la carte menus - we opted for the latter and were shown into an empty restaurant (at around 19:30), but by the time we left it was perhaps 2/3 full, though this was down to one large group and, i suspect,... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

We stopped here for lunch while visiting Orkney for the day. We had heard that the soup and sandwich deal which is great and around £6pp. We both ordered the smoked salmon sandwiches which were very good indeed and the soup was tomato and basil. Both delicious! However the service was fairly slow and waiting a good 25 -30 minutes... More

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Biggar, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

We visited the hotel twice for food only during our stay in Orkney - it’s in a rural setting close to the visitor attractions of Stones of Stenness, Ring of Brodgar and Maeshowe. Our first experience was with our guide from Orkney Uncovered for a lunch break during a private tour of Mainland. We were expected and had a table... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

"Just perfect" is what I would call this hotel,if anyone was to ask me where to stay when on Orkney!! We stayed from the 1st of May for 5 nights..The moment we arrived through the front door and checked in at the reception, it was 1st class service all the way..Linda & Alan the young couple that own and run... More

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Address: Stenness, Stenness KW16 3JX, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Orkney Islands > Mainland > Stenness
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