Stayed 1 night in the Stromness Hotel after our tent was blown away in a storm, and our return ferry was next day. The price we paid for the hotel was probably near the top end for the Island, but with a lot of B&B's full, we didn't want the hassle of driving round trying to find somewhere cheaper.
The hotel is a bit dated and basic, but clean with friendly and accommodating staff. The breakfast was fine with a buffet for fruit, juice and cereal and A' La Carte for cooked breakfast. We had dinner in the the restaurant, which was a lovely meal (especially the seafood) and had a drink in the lounge. Overall, a great hotel, warm and comfortable.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Established in 1901, our historic 42 bedroom hotel lies in the heart of the unique fishing port of Stromness, overlooking the working harbour and Scapa Flow. The bedrooms are en-suite with telephones, colour television and tea/coffee making facilities. There is a lift to all floors and car parking is available to guests. Indulge in the charm of a picturesque village harbour view from the bay windows of the Hamnavoe Lounge Bar where award-winning Orkney Ales are available on tap or enjoy a welcoming open fire and warm atmosphere in the splendour of the Flattie Bar. Residents can enjoy a cosy quiet atmosphere in the Still Room with a choice of over one hundred malt whiskies. The a la carte Scapa Flow Restaurant prides itself on using the finest local Orcadian produce - the very best grass-reared beef, fresh fish and succulent shellfish. To the rear of the hotel we have a large beautifully kept Victorian Garden where residents can enjoy a stroll in the evening or a quiet refreshment whilst relaxing in the afternoon. The hotel can also cater for weddings, parties and functions for up to 120 guests or any special event you may require, at very competitive rates. Please contact us for details. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Stromness Hotel Orkney Islands