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Pune, Maharashtra, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Had an opportunity to stay at the hotel. The room was not ready when i arrived but was ready before i finished my meal. The room was comfortable and clean. The lift is antique and enjoyed the experience of using it. The weather was just perfect for walking around. The reception staff was friendly very helpful. Had a wonderful stay... More 

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Letchworth, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We had booked into the hotel and arrived in time for lunch but were told they weren't serving anymore that day. There was no explanation or apology. We explained we were staying there but were just told the same. A bowl of soup or a sandwich would have been sufficient but it wasn't offered. The room wasn't as clean as... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Although I did not stay at the Kirkwall Hotel, I had evening dinner there in its restaurant on six occasions, as it was so good! Probably the best place to have evening dinner in Kirkwall. Is is always extremely busy but this can be well understood due to the real quality and presentation of the food and the real value... More 

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York, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Though the décor is a little tired, the friendliness of the staff and the excellent food made up for it. Beds were comfortable, plenty of hot water. Views over the harbour were brilliant! Watching the small ferries and not so small cruise ships kept us entertained when we were not out and about!!

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South East London
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I stayed at The Kirkwall Hotel for 3 nights at the beginning of August 2016. If you were thinking of staying at this hotel, I have one piece of advice. DON'T! The hotel is in bad need of TLC. It is really very dated and shabby. The only good thing about this hotel was the young, hard-working... More 

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

Had an evening across in Kirkwall. Went for a meal at the Kirkwall Hotel. Glad we had booked as it was very busy. The food and service was up to its usual High Standard. I have never been disappointed when I go here. We didn't stay overnight on this occasion but have stayed many times when we have bee unable... More 

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Stonewall, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The staff was extremely friendly, from the time of booking, until we left. We came in on the ferry late at night and the staff booked a cab to pick us up. This was the best ever as we were tired and the ferry was late. Room was nice, great bed! In the morning a full breakfast was available. When... More 

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed here for two nights in July 2016. The hotel is located right in the centre of Kirkwall next to the harbour. It is an accessible location with limited parking right outside and a long-stay car park over the road. It is a good base for exploring the Orkney islands such as Skara Brae and the Ring of Brodgar.... More 

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Doncaster, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016

This hotel needs redecoration. It is old, tired, and disappointing. Our room was on the third floor looking over the harbour. There's a pub/bar at the right hand corner of the hotel. Revellers were extremely noisy in the street on our first night. Our shower was not as hot as my wife would have liked. A socket for a light... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016

The most expensive accomodation we have stayed in whilst in the UK, so my expectations were high. Paid extra for a harbour view, room was spacious and tidy, shower pressure and hot water was non existent and you can't blame everything on 'it's an old building', fix it! Bathrooms need an upgrade. Our view was ok, but really, a bird... More 

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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
Food & drink at the hotel
Kirkwall Hotel Restaurant
Kirkwall Hotel Restaurant
Cuisines: British, Scottish, Seafood
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  • Accessible rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Kirkwall Hotel

Address: Harbour Street, Kirkwall KW15 1LE, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Orkney Islands > Mainland > Kirkwall
Price Range: $112 - $165 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Kirkwall Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 36
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Also Known As:
Kirkwall Hotel Orkney Islands
Hotel Style:
#6 Family Hotel in Kirkwall
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