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St. Ola Hotel

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Perth
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Very happy with this local pub where we stayed for 4 nights. It is very well located right on the waterfront and our room which was very comfortable looked directly over the harbour. It is just a short walk around the corner to the town centre and attractions. We dined in the restaurant and enjoyed drinks with very friendly locals... More 

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Aberdeen
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Spent last weekend there. À lovely welcoming hotel. Great staff and very comfortable room. Food was good, breakfast was great. Scrambled eggs on toast Saturday and Sunday were good on Monday they were excellent, best hotel scrambled eggs I have ever had. Very central plenty parking.

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Thank Petenjan99
Queensland, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were unaware when we booked that the Orkney Rock Festival was on and the St Ola Hotel was one of the venues. Upon checkin, we were a little worried about the possible noise as the main act wasn't due on stage until after 11pm. But our room was well away from the sound of the bands. The only noise... More 

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Romsey, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wanting a nice lunch whilst visiting Kirkwall last week we asked a local for a recommendation. She said the Ola hotel was good and she wasn't wrong. We had a great light lunch with good wine, very friendly and happy atmosphere and a very reasonable bill. Well done St. Ola.

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Thank looe97
Berwick upon Tweed, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I was wandering around Kirkwall and happened upon this hotel . I was attracted in by the reasonable prices on the menu and the free Wi-Fi sign . I was met by a nice friendly young lady who showed me to my table and took my order . I chose wisely and had the Orkney beer battered haddock washed down... More 

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Lossiemouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2016

I have used this hotel before and returned again this year and had lunch and an evening meal, I was warmly greeted on both occasions and shown to a table. The food is of the Pub style but the quality is excellent and I would not hesitate in recommending this hotel as a nice place to eat in Kirkwall for... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2016 via mobile

Called in for light lunch. We both had very tasty meals , mine with local Orkney cheese with home made cranberry sauce. Husbands panini was very flavoursome.Portions are large - be warned. Small outside beer garden. Bar is pleasant and staff very friendly. Good location close to the harbour.

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glasgow, scotland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2016

We ate dinner here one night. I really enjoyed my meal, I just wish I'd been able to do it justice. I had eaten a largish lunch so wasn't really up for a large dinner. With hindsight I shouldn't have ordered soup, it was delicious pea soup, but such a large portion, I had to stop. I then had lasagne... More 

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State College, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2016

The location of the St. Ola hotel was fantastic. Once you're settled in everything in town is walkable from the hotels location. The hotel itself is old, the rooms are outdated, looks like they've made some updates to the bathrooms though. We had no issues with our stay in regards to the accommodations. One recommendation: Ask for a room that... More 

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Orkney, Scotland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2016

We had a delicious meal here tonight the steak pie was delicious and the portion was huge really lovely meal.The menu has choices for all tastes and as its over 18's only it was lovely to sit and relax in a relaxed peaceful restaurant.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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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: $98 - $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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