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11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
Reviewed July 12, 2016

We stayed here for one night. As there were no rooms for five persons, we got rooms opposite each other and that worked really well. Our 14 and 12 year olds stayed in ine room and our 8 year old with us. The rooms were really nice and clean, service friendly and breakfast excellent. Near by there were activity centre... More 

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Burnie, Australia
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Reviewed June 2, 2016 via mobile

We had 3 nights here and found it an easy walking distance to the city centre. Our hostess made a good cooked breakfast and was very helpful in guiding us and answering our questions. The Tesco is near by about a 700 metre flat walk away. The rooms and ensuite were a decent size and there is an upstairs lounge.... More 

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Thank Ros A
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Reviewed May 17, 2016

Good and clean guesthouse just 10 min walk to Kirkwall harbour. Just down the road your find Tesco and Lidl. The gusthouse has a small lounge on the first floor with view of the harbour. The rooms are all kept well witk tv, kettle and much more. Rooms is serviced every day.

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Melbourne
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Reviewed April 23, 2016 via mobile

As a launching point for our holiday in the Orkneys, this guest house in Kirkwall was perfect! Good sized rooms, comfy bed, warm and quiet. It had all we needed for our visit here. The proprietor was very friendly and helpful too and prepared some hearty breakfasts to get our days started. Very happy to recommend if you're happy with... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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Reviewed March 23, 2016

Very friendly lady greeted us upon arrival with another couple in our tour group (we were booked here through our Rabbie's tour). The house is not directly in city center; it was a bit of a walk, but not too bad at all. The host gave us the option of choosing different rooms when we got there, which was considerate.... More 

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Thank Beth C
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Reviewed November 26, 2015

I've now stayed at Polrudden guest house on two separate business trips to Orkney, both times I've found it to be an ideal base with a very welcoming owner. The rooms are very reasonably priced and comfortable. The two rooms I've stayed in have had lovely bathrooms (it's actually a shower, not a bath) that very clearly been refurbished to... More 

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Thank Alastair M
Halifax, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
Reviewed September 29, 2015

Great Service, Friendly and Clean. Situated within a 5 - 10 minute stroll in to the the centre of Kirkwall, very handy. Good attentive service, rooms very clean and tidy, everything worked well, would highly recommend.

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Florida
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Reviewed September 17, 2015

We stayed here for two nights on our first ever trip to Orkney. Our room had a great view and was very comfortable. We were only able to have one cooked breakfast but it was excellent. The last morning we had to catch the very early ferry. Linda was kind enough to give us a tray for the morning with... More 

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Thank Chica01Florida
London, United Kingdom
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2 reviews
Reviewed August 26, 2015 via mobile

Me and my mum stayed at the Polrudden a couple of weeks ago and had a really great stay. Linda went out of her way to be welcoming and was so accommodating. Rooms were were clean and well decorated with great attention to detail on amenities. Would highly recommend a stay here.

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Thank Jo E
Argyll and Bute, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
4 hotel reviews
Reviewed August 12, 2015

A lovely welcome at this guest house. Prior to arriving, Linda explained how to get there, which room we were sleeping in, asked if a cooked breakfast was required, excellent as it was 23.30 hrs before we arrived. Went out like a light, in a very comfortable and clean room. Breakfast was first class, proper island hospitality. Will look forward... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Polrudden Guest House

Address: Pickaquoy Rd., Kirkwall KW15 1UH, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Orkney Islands > Mainland > Kirkwall
Price Range: $63 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Polrudden Guest House 3*
Number of rooms: 7
Also Known As:
Polrudden Guest House Kirkwall, Orkney Islands
Hotel Style:
#3 Family Hotel in Kirkwall
#5 Business Hotel in Kirkwall
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“Read the t/c, what is included in the price, is the location what your looking for?”
 of 5 bubbles lindatP3565HJ, Aug 12, 2015 | Read review
“We had a ground floor room so if you have a problem with stairs then ask for ground floor.”
 of 5 bubbles annebL372KS, Dec 7, 2014 | Read review
“We stayed in Rooms 1,5 and 7, all lovely and quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles helnb112, Apr 25, 2014 | Read review
“Look for a room elsewhere!!!!!! To arrive at a place without anyone to show you to your room is a major failing! DON'T GO THERE!!”
 of 5 bubbles LeicsHelen, Jun 24, 2013 | Read review
“Go somewhere other than the Polrudden.”
 of 5 bubbles 587DavidM587, Sep 15, 2012 | Read review
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