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Kettletoft Hotel

Kettletoft Village, Kettletoft KW17 2BJ, Scotland
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Glasgow, Scotland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Sanday is fortunately rather a flat island, which helped because we walked from the campsite at Ayres Rock (the Orkney one, not the Ozzie one btw) to the pub for Sunday lunch at the Kettletoft, and all the more so on the way back, after quite a few beers. We had a brilliant traditional roast dinner, turkey and/or beef, roast... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

Stayed here one winter a couple of years back. I remember it as very clean and comfortable and good value (although don't expect high luxury - it's an inn/pub but perfectly adequate). Hosts couldn't have been more welcoming. Wish I could have stayed longer and explored more of the island. I recommend the inter-island flights!

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

During a summer holiday last year, we ate at the Kettletoft on a friend's recommendation- an excellent tip! The fish was beautifully fresh and the chips were deliciously crispy. It was very reasonably priced and staff were friendly. The place definitely echoes the atmosphere of George Mackay Brown's books- quirky, small community, but delightfully welcoming. This place deserves to do... More 

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

Having never been to the Island of Sanday before our trip , I was apprehensive due to it being so isolated and not knowing what to expect, I was more than pleasantly surprised! The Kettletoft Hotel being a family run business was an added gem to an already fantastic island ! The owners Mark & Julia could not make you... More 

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Orkney
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2013

Fabulous weekend in beautiful Sanday. Hotel was clean, service excellent and the seafood beautifully presented and tasted amazing. Reviewers would do well to remember this is a small family run Island hotel and if you do not embrace the beauty of Orkney and all its quirkiness nowhere you will be good enough. Mark & Julia are great hosts and made... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2013

Sailing to Shetland, we stopped off on Sanday to try to watch Andy Murray in Wimbledon final. Long walk to hotel! Big tv in bar, fantastic coastal view. Well-kept Orkney real ale by a landlord who knows how to keep it in best condition. Very helpful - landlord drove to pick up one of us who was delayed and in... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2013

We were in Orkney for our holiday, staying on another island. Had done all the fantastic archaeology, and Neolithic sites, decided to go to Sandy for the day. We were not let down by the incredable scenery. A truly untouched little gem. We stopped at the kettletoft hotel for a pint. Didn't stay overnight, so can't pass comment on the... More 

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Poole, Dorset
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2013

My husband and I along with our family have stayed in the Kettletoft Hotel several times. The Hotel owners Mark and Julia make visitors feel so welcome. The food is first class and nothing is too much effort. The Hotel offers a traditional fish and chip shop on a Wednesday and Saturday evening and we believe you will not get... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2013

Had a lovely evening meal with fresh lobster and scallops caught locally that day. I had a large prawn salad. All the food was beautifully presented. A nice selection of wines. Very friendly and helpful services. We all had a great evening, will be going again

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2013

Visited the island of Sanday with family,and after working up an appetite walking the beaches, decided to visit the local hotel for a much deserved meal and a pint. The owners are very friendly and made us feel that nothing was too much trouble for them. I had freshly prepared tai green curry (perfect) the other members of my party... More 

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