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Belsair Hotel

Kettletoft | Kettletoft, Scotland
Belsair Hotel
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Letchworth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

This is under New Management. Kay was so friendly and welcoming. When we arrived we were shown to our rooms which were comfortable and very clean. The food was delicious, we had the local fish. Nothing was too much trouble. The breakfast was hot and well presented. We will definately be returning. If you want to experience real Orkney hospitality,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

We have eaten at the Belsair on several occasions now and have not been disappointed. Kay and her husband have just taken over this establishment, and have made a wonderfully warm and welcome establishment. Locally caught fish and produce is on the menu, and very reasonably priced, there is always a lovely warm fire. Nothing is too much trouble and... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2013

Visiting the island whilst touring the Orkneys, we came across the Belsair and decided to eat there. From the exterior, there has obviously been a recent programme of refurbishment, and it looked very nice. This work has obviously been continued into the bar area. Sadly though, the effort put into this has obviously detracted from any customer service training. Lacklustre... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2013

Admittedly, I am lucky enough to now live on Sanday, but unlucky enough to have to work away a lot of the time. This being the case, I was away for my wife's birthday. However, I contacted Claire and Matt, in secret, asking if they could put on a birthday treat for said wife in my absence. Nothing was too... More 

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rendall,orkney
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2013

decided to go to Sanday at the last minute and was lucky enough to get into the Belsair. The room was nice enough, big comfy bed and tea/coffee/hot chocolate with nice chocolate biscuits. Small TV. Shower was certainly hot but a bit uncontrollable. now to the best bit the food was excellent we ate there both nights. It was well... More 

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Edinburgh, UK
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2013

Went here on 12 August - during a day trip to Sanday. Small seating area with small bar. No staff around when we arrived, but locals eating at one table and visitors at another. Waiting a minute or two before someone came and took our order for food and drinks....then waited 45 minutes for the food to arrive! Was getting... More 

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Scotland
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2013

We decided to go into the Belsair for a drink, when we were out on a day trip. When we arrived there was one man in the bar, with a pint, we stood for at least 10 minutes & no one came through to serve us, looked for a bell or something to get staffs attention but couldn't see one!... More 

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Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2013

Made very welcome with my children and parents. Toasted Sandwiches a must !!!! Nothing was too much trouble. Both owners are going to a lot of trouble to make this a success and I wish them all of the best on this and yes I will return !!!!! Great location too

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2013

Stopped just one night as I was passing through. Rooms a little old . And a bit dusty but comfy bed.. I went for a meal but service was slow and very average to be fair.. probably give this one a miss in future. Lovely island though. Will definitely return there

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2012

There are not many options on Sanday. Room was comfy, a bit dusty - looked like it had only had a lick and a promise. Bed comfy. Shower fair flow but small cubicle. Felt like we were inconveniancing the owner by being there, didn't feel welcome at all. Premises very dated but you can forgive that if you get a... More 

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