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Sanderlay Guest House

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Reviewed July 16, 2013 via mobile

I stayed here two nights on a coach tour. I had a very spacious single room well furnished. Next to it is a lounge with kitchen. But I don't know if this is in the information in the rooms. The house is about a mile from town uphill coming back. I didn't find it a problem. Elma might be termed...

Thank Dysiedi
Scotland UK
Reviewed September 12, 2012

The B&B is situated in a residential area and without the aid of Sat nav might have been difficult to find. There is off the road parking outside the front of the property.Several members of my family stayed here for a weekend. The rooms were spaceous, well furnished and spotlessly clean. We had a room with a small, well equipped...

Thank Wanita625
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed August 29, 2012

I stayed at the Sanderlay for 2 nights while on a coach tour in Orkney. The owners were away, but their niece was very friendly and helpful, even finding me a map of Kirkwall (we'd arrived quite late and the tourist office was closed by then). My single-person room was small, but very cosy with the usual mod cons I...

Thank Thalia F
Naples, Florida
Reviewed July 5, 2012

This B&B is located in a quiet residential area only 1 mile from the center of Kirkwall (Orkney Islands). We stayed here because it was a rare B&B with a kitchenette. The price was right so it provided good value. The WiFi gave us no trouble and the TV, while old, worked fine. The shower was very good and the...

Thank rmitgoteam
Eastleigh, United Kingdom
Reviewed June 27, 2012

Four of us arrived at 23.30 on the late ferry from Shetland - as notified. We were regarded like we were a complete inconvenience and nuisance. Immediately instructed to complete breakfast order form while stood just inside front door and chastised for not getting in correct first time. Room was ok but overfurnished for a B&B. Breakfast was very good...

Thank Peter M
Grand Rapids, Michigan
Reviewed October 7, 2011

The room we stayed in was by far the largest room throughout the B&Bs. It had a sitting area and a kitchen. Unfortunately, you could tell the B&B used to allow smoking, as it smelled of stale smoke, and the bed was atrociously uncomfortable. Breakfast was done well, however, during check-in and breakfast, we were treated like we were inconvenience...

1Thank Tashva
Reggio Emilia, Italy
Reviewed August 24, 2011

We stay only 1 night in August, the room was almost an apartment, with kitchen that we use for our dinner (i think it will be better with a table in the room). The breakfast was very good, with all you can expect from a Scottish one. We would recommend this guest house, even if the owner was not so...

Thank CorraRE
Reviewed August 20, 2011

Please double check your booking BEFORE you head there. We were booked for the county show for 2 nights but after a call regarding check in times we were told it was only for the one night...WE JUST GOT OFF THE FERRY in Orkney!!! Everywhere was booked up due to the show and there was us preparing to spend the...

Thank CaraMacFife
Bradford, United Kingdom
Reviewed July 29, 2011

Once we found the Sanderlay, not easy with the sat nav taking you to places where you could not go, we were pleased with the rooms. The owner was not that helpful and welcoming so we didn't bother asking for sachets of milk for tea in the room- went to Tesco's. Breakfast was very good and lots of it. I...

Thank robs279

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Additional Information about Sanderlay Guest House

Address: 2 Viewfield Drive, Kirkwall KW15 1RB, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Orkney Islands > Mainland > Kirkwall
Number of rooms: 8
Also Known As:
Sanderlay Guest House Kirkwall, Orkney Islands

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