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Westrow Lodge B & B

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A964, Orphir KW17 2RD, Scotland
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Katoomba, Australia
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16 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015

Not only was Westrow Lodge in a great position halfway between Stromness and Kirkwall, Kathy did everything possible to ensure our stay was a comfortable one. The rooms were great and the breakfast fabulous. Thanks Kathy!

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taiter, Owner at Westrow Lodge B & B, responded to this review

It was a pleasure meeting both of you and I am so happy that you enoyed your stay! Thank you for your fabulous review and hope to see you again some day! More 

Watford, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2015 via mobile

What an amazing B&B! From the moment we arrived and then left (reluctantly) after two nights, we felt very welcomed by Kathy who was keen to ensure that we had a wonderful stay. The B&B is perfectly situated for exploring Orkney by car - in particular, the history of Scapa Flow and the majesty of the Island of Hoy. The... More 

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Thank chashley1806
taiter, Owner at Westrow Lodge B & B, responded to this review

What a lovely review! Thank you so much for your kind comments and hope that you enjoy your onward visit to Shetland. Orkney has so many beautiful walks; we hope that you come back soon and explore some more! More 

Kentucky
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5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2015

Kathy was a great host for our family. The king suite/double twin room combo was perfect, with large rooms and bathroom. The B and B was extremely well-maintained with many recent updates. Kathy provided little extras that were very welcome--calling three restaurants to secure us a booking on a busy Friday night, letting us stay a little past our checkout... More 

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Thank JSA27
taiter, Owner at Westrow Lodge B & B, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your lovely review. I am so happy you enjoyed your stay and everything we had on offer. Hope to see you back again for a return visit! More 

Tysons Corner VA
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149 reviews
34 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2015

We made our reservations seven months in advance and proprietor Kathy Tait Bichan kept in touch with me regularly, posting event notices and "things to do" tips to my email. She welcomed our party of three to her suite of rooms, all located on the second floor of a modern farm-style house. I will never forget looking out my window... More 

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Thank Tommyg2230
taiter, Owner at Westrow Lodge B & B, responded to this review

I like to get people excited about all that Orkney has to offer so take advantage of the opportunity to e-mail people in advance with interesting things going on in Orkney during their stay. I also provide a Breakfast Bulletin while they are here. It is nice to hear that this is appreciated. Many people plan their day around this... More 

Reinach, Switzerland
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015

Our hosts were very, very nice and helpfull with suggestions. The lodge over all and our room were perfect. Breakfast was great and WiFi better than any other places we have been. The lodge is very well located in the middle between Kirkwall and Stromness.

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Thank Theodor D
taiter, Owner at Westrow Lodge B & B, responded to this review

Absolutely delighted that you felt very welcome at Westrow Lodge and it was a home away from home for you. Your appreciation of the accommodation, the excellent wifi, the breakfast and the location means alot to us. Thank you for your glowing review and hope you come back to visit us! More 

Innsbruck, Austria
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9 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

We spent two nights at the Westrow Lodge with two small children. We were able to stay in two adjacent rooms, sharing a bathroom. And what a bathroom it was: The kids especially enjoyed the whirlpool-like bathtub; it was like having a wellness facility all to ourselves. The weather wasn't great during our stay, so we especially enjoyed the warm... More 

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Thank Harry_Nutsach
taiter, Owner at Westrow Lodge B & B, responded to this review

We are so happy that you enjoyed your stay at Westrow Lodge. The two adjacent rooms sharing a bathroom are perfect for a small family - everyone has their privacy but can be together in the guest lounge. The whirlpool tubs were a recent addition this last year and are a real hit with our visitors- happy to hear that... More 

Columbia, South Carolina
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

Stayed three nights. Very nice accommodations, spacious and airy with a jacuzzi tub in modern bath. Ophir is a small town, but has nice pub and restaurant, and it is close to Stromness and World Heritage Neolithic sites. Host and hostess friendly and helpful. Wish we could have stayed longer.

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Thank PhilMace
taiter, Owner at Westrow Lodge B & B, responded to this review

It is great to know that are newly modernised baqthrooms are appreciated. Thanks for your review and please come back for a longer stay! More 

Perth, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

Kathy made us extremely welcome in her bed & Breakfast despite arriving very late in the evening, the standard of rooms is extremely high and would rival any 5 star hotel.We would have no hesitation in booking with Kathy in the future

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Thank 186565Jim
taiter, Owner at Westrow Lodge B & B, responded to this review

To be compared to a 5 star hotel is a compliment that I am trully appreciative of, especially from someone who is so well travelled and has stayed in hotels all over the world! Thank you for your review and hope you both come back for a longer stay, there is so much more to see! More 

Claybrooke Parva
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

So good to be back with Kathy and Keith. They are special friends after 8 years of staying with them whenever we can. Rooms spacious, plenty of storage for cases/clothes. Space in bathroom (with proper bath!) is good for ease of contact lens management - although the basin mixer tap is rather wasteful; forever need to run tap to get... More 

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Thank M E B
taiter, Owner at Westrow Lodge B & B, responded to this review

Great to see you again and so happy that you consider our home as your home! Delighted that you appreciated our upgraded bathrooms and fresh new decor. Hope to see you back again soon for a ninth visit! More 

Toronto, Canada
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

New. modern facilities, with incredibly quiet location between Stromness and Kirkwall. Accessible to just about every site worth seeing in the Islands. We had two rooms, one for child at nominal additional price to the two person charge.

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taiter, Owner at Westrow Lodge B & B, responded to this review

We recently did up our bathrooms to a modern standard and I am happy to hear that you appreciated them. Our central quiet location is indeed ideal for exporing everything on the island. When travelling with my parents I often had to share a "family room" and lacked privacy so I am delighted to offer a smaller room to children... More 

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