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76 Victoria St, Stromness KW16 3BS, Scotland
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Orca Hotel
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Eastleigh, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

From slightly sceptical to complete satisfaction. Interesting, pleasant and knowledgeable hostess who accommodated us unexpectedly (too wet for camping) without any fuss. Fine little room with all the basic comforts (lots of teabags and biscuits etc). Undisturbed good night's sleep and a first class full Scottish breakfast in the morning which set us up for a very windy and chilly... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

We stayed at the Orca Hotel for two nights in late August. We arrived a bit earlier than check-in time but Doris graciously met us and showed us to our room. It wasn't quite ready, but we were able to leave our bags and go out for a bit of lunch and touring around. We came back to find that... More 

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Chorley, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

First the negatives, the rooms was facing the road and there was a little noise from traffic and the chippy opposite. Size wasn't too bad, not to Premier Inn size, but I've slept in far smaller rooms. Parking was hit and miss, some days we could park almost outside, others we had to park up the hill and walk down... More 

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Inverness, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

B&B not hotel. Nothing fancy, but does the job. No problems with room. Friendly host, good bfast. Free Wifi. Good location for ferry and walking around Stromness. No parking. Sound proofing not great. Nice collection of art work

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

Doris is a very friendly host - and a great cook! She was very accommodating regarding arrival/departure times, and available to answer any questions we had. The hotel was right near the ferry from Scrabster. I would rebook if I were to return to the Orkneys!

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Alexandria, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

Conveniently located in the heart of Stromness. Car parking is away from the Guest house up the hill a bit. Doris is a fantastic hostess! Stromness itself is a quiet place with some cracking views of the harbour.

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Karratha, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2013

We stayed two nights at the Orca. Certainlly was great value and the rooms clean and comfortable. The Host was welcoming and very helpful. The location is great for the ferry and central to everything in Stromness. Breakfast was very good and tasty.

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Lancaster, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2013

We stayed two nights in June - our after midnight arrival on the bus from the Aberdeen ferry was no problem. Neither was leaving our luggage on our last day - we caught the evening bus back to Kirkwall. The room was clean and tidy, the beds warm and comfortable. Breakfast was superb - tasty and plentiful, with variety too.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2013

Orca hotel was a great place to stay in Stromness. The room was cozy, and the host was welcoming and helpful. There doth exist a fantastical view of thee wharf of the high night northern seas. Breakfast was great, and they were able to accommodate our dietary needs. Go for it!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2013

We stayed three nights in late August. This hotel is just a few steps from the ferry landing, the bus stop (public buses run all over Orkney), shops and restaurants, local museums and sites of interest. Our room was compact, warm and spotless: one of the cleanest places we stayed. We felt very welcome, and the breakfasts were super (great... More 

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Address: 76 Victoria St, Stromness KW16 3BS, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Orkney Islands > Mainland > Stromness
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 6
Also Known As:
Orca Hotel Stromness, Orkney Islands

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