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Dingwall, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a very pleasant stay at the Royal Oak Guest House. We were in Orkney to do some family visiting and sight seeing. Great central location being a short walk to the town centre and for visiting the Orkney sites. Our room was very comfortable and the breakfasts were fantastic with a good choice of fruit and cereal plus... More 

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Hamilton, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had two small double beds instead of a queen which was a pain but the Royal Oak was very comfy an light slightly dated. I enjoyed our two days here. The brekky was lovely. The Internet wifi was not very good though you need to be near reception or room 1 to get it.

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Otley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016

Every time I watch 4 in a bed, I think of this place. It would win every episode hands down! The facilities are excellent, the host is perfect, and as for the breakfast - wow! Whatever you want, it's here. To look out over the coast and sea in the dining room - a view to die for! I've stayed... More 

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Inverness, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2016 via mobile

The Royal Oak is a great place to stay, and I have returned to it several times in recent years when working in Orkney. Liz is a great cook and very welcoming, and the rooms are warm, well appointed and comfortable. I never hesitate to recommend it to my colleagues and friends.

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Queensland, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2015

I had four days to spend in the Orkney Islands before heading to Edinburgh.The Royal Oak Guest House was my first stop. I arrived in the evening and taking a quick walk it seemed further from Kirkwall than I thought. Once I got my bearings, the next day the walk seemed shorter about 20 minutes to the town centre. I... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2015

Stayed for two days here in September 2015. Wonderful, clean accommodation and terrific breakfasts. Owners are very friendly and ensure the comfort of all guests. Enjoyed the stay and Kirkwall. Highly recommend this place for visiting Orkney.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015

this is a lovely guest house, plenty parking ,with a very good host who is a well of local knowledge, walking distance to St Magnus Cathedral and local shops comfy bed and clean room first class shower and a breakfast cooked to order, what more do you need

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Macduff, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

Stayed 3nights . Rooms were very clean & comfy bed . Breakfast was 1st class , plenty of variety to choose from .. Beautiful views from window . Staff very friendly & helpful . Enjoyed our stay very much & will definitely be back

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Jerusalem, Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2015

True, it is not quaint or full of old-style charm, but for the 2 nights we were there, the room was large, the bed comfortable and the hostess very accommodating. Breakfast was very good and plentiful.

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Oxford, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015

This repeats many other reviews. The facilities and the breakfasts are excellent, but I most wanted to post a tribute to Liz's friendliness and helpfulness which make it such a great place to stay. Plus to thank her for so quickly and cheerfully mailing me the hat I left behind! Chris

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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Additional Information about Royal Oak Guest House

Address: Royal Oak House Holm Road, Kirkwall KW15 1PY, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Orkney Islands > Mainland > Kirkwall
Number of rooms: 8
Also Known As:
Royal Oak Guest House Kirkwall, Orkney Islands
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