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The Orkney Hotel

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Tankerness, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The Orkney Hotel has cracking service! The staff are all lovely and very pleasant! I ordered the chicken curry and a brownie kebab! 😍 5* food, will highly recommend for anyone looking for a chilled out environment in the Garden View Restaurant! Or if you want drinks the lounge bar has recently been done up and looks fab! 👌🏻 I... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Great hotel in the centre of Kirkwall.. Oldey worldey in appearance:dates back to late 1600's.. Quite quirky but very enjoyable. Great bar with huge whisky selection.. Rooms are very nice & clean. Good restaurant with friendly staff and nice choices. We used it as a stop off on the way to North Ron and thoroughly enjoyed it. Oh free WiFi..

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I was visiting Kirkwall on business with a colleague and we choose The Orkney Hotel due to its positive reviews and location in the heart of Kirkwall. I enjoyed my stay very much. My room was an Executive Single room and had a double bed, desk and everything else I needed. The bath in the bathroom was a good size... More 

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Montrose, Colorado
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The staff was very helpful, the room was great and the Hotel is located near the Cathedral. We enjoyed a lot of the local sites and restaurants. We had dinner at the Hotel and the food was very good. The full Scottish Breakfast was a great way to start the day. We also enjoyed the Hotel bar and it's ambiance.

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Thank kristyed
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We were welcomed by a really good service first thing when we stepped into the hotel, and I'm Talking REALLY good service! We didn't have a room because we 'd decided to stay at the Orkney Island in last minute, so that we had time to see some more things around the island. We got a room here and they... More 

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Carlisle, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Large, traditional hotel with comfortable rooms & good food. Tends to be short-staffed for large groups though, so service can be slow (one dinner took over 2 hours). Good central location close to cathedral & shops.

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

We were only here for one night but my husband is going back soon. The hotel doesn't look great from the outside but we were surprised by the inside. The room was clean and looked as if it had a new carpet. It had a large bed and nice furniture. It didn't have a view but we arrived in the... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stated at hotel for 3 nights and the service and staff second to none. Arrived early for check in and staff arranged room at very short notice. Fantastic large room with 4 poser bed and jacuzzi bath which only increased my comfort. The quality of customer care is to be commended and I would highly recommend . Also in very... More 

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Rayleigh, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The hotel room was small but clean with a comfortable bed. The evening meal was very good and would happily return. However, the breakfast kippers were rubbery so I asked them to be replaced with an alternative from the menu.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here for a couple of nights. Good base to explore island. Lovely staircase in reception but elsewhere hotel appears to be past it's heyday. Decor very tired and shower needed a very good clean (lots of black mould around edge of tray). Staff friendly and helpful. A bit overpriced for the quality of the room. A room rate of... More 

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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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Additional Information about The Orkney Hotel

Address: 40 Victoria Street, Kirkwall KW15 1DN, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Orkney Islands > Mainland > Kirkwall
Number of rooms: 30
Also Known As:
Orkney Hotel Kirkwall
The Orkney Hotel Kirkwall, Orkney Islands
Hotel Style:
#3 Romantic Hotel in Kirkwall
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