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Inverness, United Kingdom
Reviewed January 28, 2017 via mobile

I've stayed here on a few occasions now. Julie and Mike are very friendly and welcoming,the food is amazing best in Orkney. Rooms are always very clean and tidy. 100% best place I stayed in Orkney. Looking forward to my next visit in march.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed December 4, 2016

My colleague and I stayed for one night in this beautiful B&B. When you are travelling lots with work it's amazing how a few home comforts can make your trip so much more enjoyable. We were welcomed with a smile and some homemade tiffin! Great restaurant recommendations, amazing breakfast in the morning and super comfy bed. Cannot recommend this B&B...

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Orkney192, Owner at Straigona B&B, responded to this review

Glad you enjoyed it and a pity you weren't here for longer! Look forward to seeing you next time... BRgds Julie

Reviewed November 28, 2016

We had a fantastic stay at Straigona! We immediately felt right at home thanks to the warm and friendly welcome from Julie. She was so helpful with good advice on what to see and when, where to eat, how to get there, etc. She made dinner reservations for us and packed us a fabulous picnic lunch for our day out....

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Orkney192, Owner at Straigona B&B, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review - and the blog post! Was great to meet you and chat, loved hearing about where you live. Please do come back, we would love to see you again. BRgds Julie

Scotland, United Kingdom
Reviewed November 15, 2016

Thank you so much for your kindness, knowing that the weather was absolutely terrible and that I was really scared of the ferry crossing back to Aberdeen, you kindly allowed us to stay in our room until we left at 9:30pm. I really can't thank you enough Julie as it allowed me to relax as I was getting myself worked...

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Orkney192, Owner at Straigona B&B, responded to this review

You are more than welcome, just pleased we were able to help make your trip easier and hope the ferry trip wasn't too bad. Hope to see you again. BRgds Julie

Bloomington, Indiana
Reviewed October 28, 2016

Straigona was perfect for our quick trip to the Orkney Islands. It is very close to the Kirkwall airport, so the location was an ideal base. Julie and Mike were so friendly and our room was lovely. They prepared a delicious shepherd's pie dinner for us after our tour of the islands. Our room was comfy and books and movies...

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Orkney192, Owner at Straigona B&B, responded to this review

Thank you, sorry yours was only a quick trip but, hopefully, it was a good 'taster' and you'll be back to stay with us again! BRgds Julie

West Midlands, United Kingdom
Reviewed October 27, 2016

From the very first enquiry at the beginning of August, enthusiastic and welcoming information about travel, amenities,things to do convinced us a) to go to Orkney and b) to stay at Straigona for a mid-September break of six nights in the middle of a Scottish tour. Never known such attention to detail during our stay; big range of toiletries provided,...

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Orkney192, Owner at Straigona B&B, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely and informative review, I'm sure potential guests will find it helpful. The fact that you felt at home is the biggest compliment you can pay us! BRgds Julie

MARQUETTE
Reviewed October 12, 2016

Julie and Mike are wonderful hosts...warm,friendly,caring...the breakfasts are delicious with lots of homemade items on offer. The view from the room over the water with pasture and sheep in the foreground is lovely. Taken altogether this is one of the Best!

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Orkney192, Owner at Straigona B&B, responded to this review

Loved meeting you both and very pleased you enjoyed your time here. The view from Inganess is certainly the best in the house! BRgds Julie

Reviewed October 9, 2016

Straigona is a wonderful B&B. Julie and Mike are great hosts and have a wonderful B&B very near the Kirkwall airport, away from the hustle and bustle of the city. Mike's breakfast were wonderful and cook to order. Very accommodating for various diets. Julie was full of interesting things to see and do, which made the trip even more enjoyable....

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Orkney192, Owner at Straigona B&B, responded to this review

It was a pleasure to meet you and really enjoyed our chats. Hope you will come back one day. BRgds Julie

Dillonvale, OH
Reviewed September 29, 2016

My party booked two rooms for two nights back in July 2015.. The setting of the house is lovely in all directions. Mike and Julie are superb hosts, truly know and love Orkney. Breakfast to die for! The house and rooms are immaculate and comfortable. Nothing was too much to ask. Know that there is no "lounge" for a group...

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Orkney192, Owner at Straigona B&B, responded to this review

Thank you for the compliments and the lovely subject line. BRgds Julie

Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed September 28, 2016

Had a lovely stay here on my first visit to Orkney! Great location with a lovely view over a wee bay, Julie and Mike very friendly and helpful with advice and tips on what to do - and the Orkney Fudge Cheesecake was a massive hit! The Inganess room was ideal for three - myself and two kids - and...

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Orkney192, Owner at Straigona B&B, responded to this review

It was lovely to have you stay and the girls were a delight! Hope you come back and explore some more. BRgds Julie

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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Straigona B&B is ideally situated 5 miles from Kirkwall and close to the airport, enjoying stunning views over Inganess Bay and the island of Shapinsay. All rooms are en-suite and have tea and coffee making facilities, TV with Freeview and DVD, free WI-FI, hairdryer, toiletries, bath robes, individually thermostatically controlled radiators, shaver point. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Straigona B&B

Address: Tankerness | Tankerness, Kirkwall KW17 2QR, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Orkney Islands > Mainland > Kirkwall
Price Range: $56 - $99 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
Also Known As:
Straigona B&B Kirkwall, Orkney Islands
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“We had a pleasant room overlooking the rear garden with subtle lighting.”
 of 5 bubbles 42travellera, Oct 27, 2016 | Read review
“Front room has a great view”
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“Inganess has best views”
 of 5 bubbles 904jct, Aug 3, 2016 | Read review
“Skall Room was very nice.”
 of 5 bubbles LibbyAH, Jun 28, 2016 | Read review
“Different rooms have different views - ours had a great view of the coast.”
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