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Karrawa Guest House

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

Our room was beautifully decorated and furnished, and with a large excellently equipped and spotlessly clean bathroom. A good choice of what proved to be very tasty and satisfying breakfasts were on offer in the conservatory dining room. Add to this the very friendly and attentive service provided by the owners, Albert and Aileen, and this has got to be... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What an excellent place to stay. Albert, the owner, could not have been more helpful. From ringing hotels when we arrived to book us in for dinner to organising our tour of Maes Howes. Everything about this B&B is top notch. Its extremely clean and comfortable (great big bathroom). Breakfasts were very tasty and we did not have to wait... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

we popped over to orkney whilst doing the NC500 route and could have stopped there forever! the karrawa guest house was a perfect place to stay, immaculate, lovely decor, great breakfast and polite staff, attention to detail was spot on thankyou! the owners didnt flinch when we advised we would be stopping up for the summer solstice 3am sunrise, we... More 

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Ashby-de-la-Zouch, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Karrawa Guest House proved to be a wonderful base to stay on our trip to Orkney. The room was spacious, quiet, clean & tidy. The Breakfasts were extremely tasty and set us up for the day - there was a fair amount of choice to include fruit, cereals and cooked food to set one up for the day. The staff... More 

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Stockholm, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016

Sorry that we didn´t meet the whole family during our 5 nights stay. That would have been nice. Very good service from Albert. The breakfast was fantastic as well as the woman who served us. Nice and clean rooms.

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Karrawa Guest H... A, Owner at Karrawa Guest House, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for writing us a lovely review. It was nice to meet you all and we are delighted that you had a comfortable stay and enjoyed our tasty breakfasts. Sorry that you didn't meet our 2 children :) Best Wishes, Aileen & Albert More 

Fareham
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

Very clean and comfortable. Excellent Breakfasts with welcoming and accommodating hosts. Would be very happy to return Our stay enhanced our visit to Orkney.. Shower in particular was hot with no temperature aberrations.

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Karrawa Guest H... A, Owner at Karrawa Guest House, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for taking the time to write us a brilliant review. We are delighted that you both enjoyed your stay. We hope to see you again soon. Best Wishes, Aileen & Albert More 

Richmond, British Columbia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016

The Guest House is very snug and cozy. Our room was very well appointed with plenty of space. Breakfasts are fabulous, plenty of choices. The hosts Albert and Aileen made us feel very welcome, always ready to answer questions or to help us book tours and ferry trips.

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Karrawa Guest H... A, Owner at Karrawa Guest House, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for taking the time to write us a lovely review. It was lovely to meet you both and we are pleased that you both had an enjoyable stay at Karrawa. Best Wishes, Aileen & Albert More 

London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

We stayed here for 3 nights on a recent holiday to Orkney. Everyone at the Karrawa Guesthouse was very nice indeed, particularly the owner Albert who stayed up to welcome us off the midnight boat from Aberdeen. The rooms were nice (my girlfriend was particularly impressed with the spotlessness of the bathroom - which is quite a compliment coming from... More 

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Karrawa Guest H... A, Owner at Karrawa Guest House, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for writing us a review. It was lovely to meet you all and we are pleased that you had an enjoyable trip to Orkney. We are delighted that you were impressed by the modern bathroom facilities and that your room was spotlessly clean. Sorry that you were having difficulties with our Wifi, if you had mentioned it... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016

On Karrawa Guesthouse help them you to book taxis, tours or tastings if you want. The rooms are large and clean . The breakfast freshly cooked and plenty to choose from . Delicious . Quiet and quiet. large parking . close to restaurants and higland park . great place ..

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Karrawa Guest H... A, Owner at Karrawa Guest House, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for your super review. It is much appreciated. Best Wishes, Aileen & Albert More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016

This place offers immaculate and extremely comfortable accommodation with a first class service and awesome breakfast. The owners are very accommodating, we arrived at 10:45pm from the Lerwick Ferry. Absolutely everything was ready and prepared with a personal welcome letter giving full instructions. The room and en-suite were immaculate and the bed extremely comfortable. The breakfast was well cooked and... More 

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Karrawa Guest H... A, Owner at Karrawa Guest House, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for taking the time to write us a lovely review. We are pleased that you had a comfortable stay and enjoyed our cooked breakfast offering. Best Wishes, Aileen & Albert More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Karrawa Guest House is set in the centre of Kirkwall and within 2.5 miles of the airport and ferry terminal. This family run property offers comfortable, modern en-suite rooms with free Wi-Fi. Kirkwall town centre is less than a mile away with an easy 15minute walk into town or 2 minutes by car. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Karrawa Guest House

Address: Inganess Road, Kirkwall KW15 1SP, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Orkney Islands > Mainland > Kirkwall
Price Range: $98 - $161 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Karrawa Guest House 3*
Number of rooms: 6
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