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Kirkwall Hotel

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Harbour Street, Kirkwall KW15 1LE Scotland
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#9 of 10 hotels in Kirkwall
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The Kirkwall Hotel with stunning views to the north is one of Orkney's finest Victorian Buildings, perfectly situated within the historic town of Kirkwall, on the picturesque harbour front, close to the marina and the main shopping area, ideal for business or leisure.
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free breakfast
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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Non-smoking hotel
24-hour front desk
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Bar / lounge
Restaurant
Breakfast buffet
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Sue wrote a review Jun 17
Liverpool, United Kingdom58 contributions37 helpful votes
Visited for dinner after a trip to the isles for my sons wedding . Delicious food and great portion sizes . Nice choice of wines too . Nice outdoor drinking area as the sun actually shone that week ! I had steak pie for dinner and it was delicious . Across the family everyone enjoyed their meal too
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Date of stay: May 2021Trip type: Traveled with family
Room Tip: Book a table as it’s popular
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Dear suebrady123, Thank you for your excellent 5* review and for choosing to dine with us here at The Kirkwall. We are so pleased to hear that you enjoyed such a lovely meal during your trip to Orkney for your son's wedding. It is a pleasure to learn that you were impressed with our selection of wines and our lovely outdoor area too. We hope you'll come back and see us again soon! Best wishes,
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23sw50 wrote a review Jun 14
Rugby, United Kingdom18 contributions7 helpful votes
Excellent location in a recently refurbished hotel. Staff were very friendly and helpful. Evening meal was delicious. Rooms had very comfortable beds and new en-suites. Would recommend this hotel. Lovely bar with great selection of whiskies.
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Date of stay: May 2021Trip type: Traveled with friends
Room Tip: Parking is outside the hotel.
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Response from Helen Laing, Marketing at Kirkwall Hotel
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Dear 23sw50, Thank you ever so much for your wonderful 5* review. We are thrilled to learn that you enjoyed a comfortable stay and that our friendly team made your stay that extra bit special. Thank you for your kind recommendations and we hope to see you again soon for another enjoyable stay. Best wishes,
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martin f wrote a review Jun 12
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they put me in there next door offering called the shores, as soon as you open the door a foul smell hits you, the room its self was nice and they could not help the noise till 2am i got 5 bites on one leg the mattress left me in agony all the next day, the walls are that thin you hear everything, the breakfast was missing several items off my pre order and bacon was that hard i couldn't cut it yet tomatoes were cold. Orkney is a stunning place and well worth a visit but please stay elsewhere
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Date of stay: June 2021
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Shona wrote a review Nov 2020
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Stayed for 2 nights in a recently refurbished room. Bed was comfortable and room was warm. Due to covid, the room was not serviced but there was a form to complete and leave outside door for anything required. Breakfast was ordered the night before and was high quality. Ate dinner in the hotel, food and service were excellent. Rooms are currently being refurbished so there was some noise but this was only during the day. All staff that we spoke to were lovely. Looking forward to visiting again.
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Date of stay: November 2020
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Response from Helen Laing, Marketing at Kirkwall Hotel
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Dear Shonamac99, Thank you for your excellent 5* review and for choosing to stay with us here at The Kirkwall. It is a delight to learn that you enjoyed such a comfortable stay in one of our newly refurbished rooms. We are so pleased that you also enjoyed some lovely dining experiences in our vibrant Harbour View Restaurant, accompanied by our friendly team's quality service. We hope you'll come back and see us again soon! Best wishes,
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Brian7392 wrote a review Nov 2020
Milngavie, United Kingdom1290 contributions334 helpful votes
Room was a good size and bathroom was also fine. The beds were comfortable and the heating was just right for the room. The food in the restaurant for dinner and breakfast was also very nice. I would recommend as a good place to stay in Kirkwall.
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Date of stay: October 2020
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Dear Brian7392, Thank you fo your excellent review and for taking the time to share your experiences. It is a delight to learn that you enjoyed such a lovely stay with us here at The Kirkwall and that you would recommend us. Thank you! We hope you'll come back and see us again soon! Best wishes,
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PRICE RANGE
$132 - $207 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
United KingdomScotlandOrkney IslandsMainlandKirkwall
NUMBER OF ROOMS
36
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Frequently Asked Questions about Kirkwall Hotel
Which popular attractions are close to Kirkwall Hotel?
Nearby attractions include The Orkney Distillery (0.10 miles), Saint Magnus Cathedral (0.2 miles), and The Orkney Museum (0.2 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Kirkwall Hotel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and an on-site restaurant.
What food & drink options are available at Kirkwall Hotel?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
What are some restaurants close to Kirkwall Hotel?
Conveniently located restaurants include The Shore Restaurant, Cafelolz, and Helgi's.
Are pets allowed at Kirkwall Hotel?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Are there any historical sites close to Kirkwall Hotel?
Many travelers enjoy visiting Saint Magnus Cathedral (0.2 miles), The Earl's Palace (0.3 miles), and Bishop's and Earl's Palaces (0.3 miles).
Does Kirkwall Hotel have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the harbor view available here.
Is Kirkwall Hotel accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access and reduced mobility rooms. For specific inquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.