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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Shore was very conveniently located in Kirkwall, the room was comfortable, and the staff was nice and helpful. Our only disappointment was that we couldn't get a room with a view of the harbor; those rooms were already booked.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It has a nice location by the pier and Kirkwall center is just around the corner, however I think what we've paid was too much for what we got as room wise. The room was small and looking at the back with no view or...More

Thank Burcu H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed in the top floor which has two adjoining rooms. Clean, spacious, well lit with plenty of tea, coffee, hot chocolate and biscuits. Friendly staff, good bar and delicious breakfast with fabulous black pudding. We stayed on a Sunday night on a Bank Holiday...More

Thank 533rachel
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We booked two nights in a Premier room as part of a tour of the Orkneys. First impressions are important, we could not park nearby, and the fact that 5 rowdy drunks were being ushered out of the pub nearby did not help. We were...More

Thank Footsie
Reviewed April 29, 2018 via mobile

➖ Not really a dislike, but no USB ports or telephone in room. ➕ Good location, very close to town center and pedestrian/shopping center. Breakfast is selected via a form you turn in the previous night. They even accommodated a special request for me food...More

Thank 1highplainsdrifter
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WyomingCooboy
December 22, 2017|
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Response from 350highlandlassie | Reviewed this property |
I don't think they have any ground floor rooms. I asked if there was a lift when I booked as we were travelling with my elderly father in la. I was told there was a lift. On arrival there wasn't one.
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Dawn S
April 8, 2015|
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Good morning Apologies for the delayed response. Unfortunately, we are unable to provide accommodation for the dates requested as we are fully booked. If there are alternative dates which you would like to be checked... More
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"Top floor great for families."
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"Don't accept rooms 25 or 16."
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"If you have trouble with stairs ask for a room in the annex (level access is from the outside of the building)"
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