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St. Ola Hotel

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Enjoying our stay nice room . Can't comment about the noise stayed over midweek good location for shops nice bar enjoyed the food . Staff very friendly and helpful no complaints at all would definitely come back

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Kirkwall, United Kingdom
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54 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed here for one night in July, we arrived very late and thankfully the staff were still there and were able to give us the keys to the room. I thought we had booked a double room but something happened in the Tripadvisor system and they were told we wanted a twin and this was all they had left,... More 

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Thank travellingfishfarmer
Australia
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29 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is an old waterfront hotel and I initially chose to stay in it because many other hotels were booked out for a festival in Kirkwall. The price was reasonable and the location convenient and interesting. My single room was very clean and comfortable. I stayed on a week night and so was not disturbed by weekend noise from the... More 

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Thank kazza01
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Stayed here for a few days hotel was lovely, however room view was of air conditioning vents and the beer (smokers) garden. Room was very warm during the night, but if you opened the window the noise of the air vents was VERY loud. There was also a very strong smell of onions from the restaurant next door. For the... More 

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Thank queentitania21
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4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My boyfriend and I stayed at the St. Ola hotel for one night while touring Orkney. Our room was neat and spacious and a welcome sight after a full day of traveling and sightseeing. The pub downstairs served amazing food. We got a steak pie sandwich and some Orkney ice cream that had been recommended by our guide and the... More 

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Thank Melissa D
Bristol, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We are at St Ola's on our last night in Kirkwall, it's dining area is a relaxed Snug attached to the Bar. It was cosy and comfy but very relaxed. The food was solid - no fine dining but there again, it's pretty obvious that that's not their ethos! My Husband and I both had 'traditional Bar Meals' that were... More 

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Thank Dan-and-Lulu
Kettering, Ohio
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We enjoyed our time at the small St. Ola Hotel. staying there four nights during the recent Jutland Centenary. Our room was very nice considering the age of the hotel; the staff couldn't have been more helpful always responding immediately and helping with luggage. There is no front lobby, only an unattractive entry area, but there are two bars and... More 

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Thank Peggy A
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed here for one night. The hotel has recently undergone refurbishment, it is really nice. The staff were very nice. The food was fantastic, and the local front bar has a great atmosphere. I would definitely recommend this to friends.

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Thank keithloon
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a small hotel right on the Kirkwall harbour front. Due to visiting at the same time as the St Magnus festival we found it very difficult to get any accomodation and eventually had to book a standard twin room at the St Ola. The room was very compact with an unusual layout of the twin beds in different... More 

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Thank J0Gil
Los Angeles, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016

We only stayed one night in Orkney and we didn't spend much time at the hotel. But our experience was really pleasant.This is a small hotel - with friendly local staff - several of them took the time to chat with us. They all worked hard to keep the place clean and running smoothly. We were able to park right... More 

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Amenities

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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The St Ola Hotel is situated in the heart of Kirkwall on the picturesque waterfront. We offer beautiful comfortable rooms, 2 very friendly bars and homemade food using the finest local produce on our all day menu. ... more   less 

Additional Information about St. Ola Hotel

Address: Harbour Street, Kirkwall KW15 1LE, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Orkney Islands > Mainland > Kirkwall
Price Range: $92 - $152 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — St. Ola Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 6
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