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Beverly Hills, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If you're looking for a typical hotel in the center of town, keep looking. Karrawa provides lodgings built onto a home a bit out of the center of Kirkwall. The walk isn't terrible but there is a hill involved (!) just to manage expectations. In exchange you get a room more like one in a home, spotless, with a perfectly... More 

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Roanoke, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I found this B & B to be extremely clean and comfortable. Our room was quiet, roomy and had a well planned ensuite bathroom. The owner was both kind and helpful and the housekeeper, Ann made our breakfast service a real treat.

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Aylesbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The welcome at Karawa was warm and personal. The house is within easy reach of Kirkwall centre and had easy access to the airport. It is in a good central position to tour the islands. The hosts are very efficient and will make reservations for you to visit various places. Breakfast is cheerfully provided to your requirements ( even when... More 

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Adolphustown, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at the Karrawa B&B for 5 nights in August. Nice big room, big modern bathroom with heated towel bar, comfortable bed, and an easy walk into town for dinners. Full cooked breakfast with lots of options for fruit, yogurt, and cereal as well. Very friendly and helpful owners and staff. Albert and Aileen were very helpful in sorting... More 

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Colwyn Bay, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here as a couple for 5 nights and certainly glad we chose this guesthouse after looking at several others in the kirkwall area. Stayed in room 3 which was very comfortable and had a large spotlessly clean shower room .Breakfast is ordered the night before and is served in the large bright and airy conservatory. Albert the owner is... More 

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Bath, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed at Karrawa for 5 nights in August, at the start of our time in Orkney, and couldn't have chosen a better B&B. The location is ideal (easy to get out of town for day trips, easy walk into town for restaurants and other attractions). Albert and Aileen are great hosts and were very helpful with recommendations for restaurants,... More 

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2016

This family run guest house was just perfect. The rooms were clean, warm and comfortable. Each morning we had a hearty Scottish breakfast served in a bright and airy dining area. There was ample parking facilities and bikes available for the more adventurous. Perhaps the best thing about the place was the patrons' local knowledge that they were more than... More 

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Fort Collins, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2016

The house is modern and has everything you might need. The breakfast was wonderful! And the hosts were very friendly and helpful. It is a reasonably walk to downtown Kirkwall and (in the other direction) to a lovely beach with a sunken ship. Will stay again when (not if) we return to Orkney!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2016

Per other recent reviews... clean comfortable modern B&B. Good hot breakfast in a bright glassed conservatory. Albert very helpful with finding places to eat. On a cold wet day they obliged with our request for heat to dry out. Although you need a car to tour Orkney, the airport bus will drop you right at the door to the B&B.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2016

Good sized room, clean. Able to order breakfast to your specification. Helpful owners, they gave me hint and tips of what to do and how to do it. Car parking for each room. Very good when you hire a car.

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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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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: $101 - $122 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Karrawa Guest House 3*
Number of rooms: 6
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Karrawa Guest House Kirkwall, Orkney Islands
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