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Straigona B&B

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London, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
6 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2015

Julie & Mike welcomed us when we arrived after 10 pm. The B&B was immaculately kept with unique artefacts of their own collection. All relevant information regarding interesting places to visit and eat were neatly placed in a folder. They kindly catered to our specific requests regarding breakfast as we were lacto vegetarian. There were wide spread of cakes and... More 

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Inverness, United Kingdom
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40 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2015

Julie & Mike should be justly proud of their superb B&B. The bedroom was well furnished with everything you could need including a most comfortable bed, the breakfast was plentiful and super tasty (do try the home made jams) and both Julie and Mike were always willing to pass on advice to help you get the most out of your... More 

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

Thank you, it is always good to get feedback from fellow B&Ber's as you know exactly what goes into owning a B&B! Brgds Julie More 

Mehrstetten, Germany
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17 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2015

We stayed for three nights in the Inganess room that is spacious and has a wonderful view. Julie had thought of everything one could need, it's all in the room. I don't want to add to the many comments to the breakfast etc. but would emphasize the friendliness of the hosts. Sometimes you have perfect hosts - nothing to complain... More 

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

Thank you for such a wonderful review. We are very pleased you enjoyed your stay with us - especially the cookies!! BRgds Julie More 

Hopeman, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2015 via mobile

This is our third stay with Julie and Mike in 18 months, which says it all. Their high standards remain, with a recently refurbished room, great breakfasts, friendly banter with our hosts. We highly recommend this Bed and Breakfast to anyone planning to visit Orkney.

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

Always a pleasure to welcome you back! Hope to see you again next year. BRgds Julie More 

Kingswinford
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5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015

Julie & Mike run a lovely establishment...it's that perfect blend of good location, excellent food, wonderful facilities & very welcoming hosts. We stayed for 4 nights in the Inganess room which has a lovely view out across the Bay & the quiet airport. The room is very spacious and has a nice bathroom with a large shower area. The breakfasts... More 

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

We so enjoyed having you stay and I know Mike really loved the chats about music! Do hope you will come back again. BRgds Julie More 

Ancaster, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

We did not know what to expect when we arrived but were greeted enthusiastically by Mike and Julie. It was all uphill from there. The room was absolutely gorgeous with everything you could want and the meals were delicious meeting everyone's individual needs. Best of all was the friendship of Julie and Mike. If we ever go back to Orkney... More 

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1 Thank David L
Orkney192, Owner at Straigona B&B, responded to this review

Thank you for you lovely comments, it was great to meet you all and we enjoyed cooking for you and our chats. Hope the luggage did turn up eventually! BRgds Julie More 

Brussels, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2015

We stayed in Straigona for 3 nights in September on our maiden trip to Orkney and can only echo the excellent reviews which have already been posted. We were warmly welcomed and made to feel right at home. As well as being provided with loads of useful information to plan our days out, our room was cosy and comfy and... More 

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

Thank you for your kind words, we are always pleased when our guests find everything they need here. BRgds Julie More 

San Diego, California
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18 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2015

Julie is an amazing hostess! Not only was the B and B very accommodating and comfortable, Julie was a gem. She was super helpful in calling and inquiring about dates and times and admission costs to various attractions, but she made reservations for us as well. Our room was very comfortable and well appointed. She had Orkney made soaps and... More 

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

It was a pleasure to meet you both and very pleased you enjoyed your stay with us. BRgds Julie More 

Surrey, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2015

We stayed at Straigona for one night in July and we cannot recommend it highly enough. We were made so welcome. We had two rooms and both were very comfortable, clean & well appointed. The attention to detail was amazing - there was even a box full of useful items in the bathroom, such as nail files & insect repellent.... More 

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Thank Rosanna M
Orkney192, Owner at Straigona B&B, responded to this review

Love the subject line, and very kind of you to give us this praise! So glad you enjoyed your short stay and hope you will return for a longer trip sometime in the future. BRgds Julie More 

Kihei
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14 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015 via mobile

We stayed for 2 nights. Super gracious hosts. Very helpful with things to do, places to go, and eating out recommendations. Fabulous fresh breakfast with eggs from family hens, freshly baked items and yummy cookies !!! Would stay again.

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

Thank you for the lovely review! Sorry you couldn't have stayed longer but hope you might come back again. BRgds Julie More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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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: $96 - $118 (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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