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Kirkwall, United Kingdom
Reviewed January 3, 2017

On behalf of the Watson family I wish to say a big Thank you to all who was involved in making our Christmas day meal wonderful. We really enjoyed the experience and would recommend it to anyone wanting to go.

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Reviewed December 29, 2016 via mobile

My girlfriend Carrie and myself stayed at apartments in burray village and we found the sands easily. Sits right on the harbour and the sunsets are stunning. I think in summer it would be heaven to sit out watching the sun go down with a drink. We found the place very cosy and welcoming. The staff and locals were very...

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Dunfermline, United Kingdom
Reviewed November 13, 2016

...on our way to St Margaret’s Hope to get the Pentalina to Gills Bay. Made very welcome by barman Andrew, & were able to watch Scotland v Australia rugby international. Free WiFi. Immaculate loos. Will come again to eat.

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Reviewed November 11, 2016 via mobile

We were made very welcome here. The rooms were clean and of a high standard, bed was extremely comfortable and we had a great view of Burray pier. The food was consistently good, the staff were friendly, and the bar had a vibrant atmosphere. I would definitely recommend.

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Laurencekirk
Reviewed October 24, 2016

We stayed here just for 1 night with our 4 year old. We were late in arriving but received such a warm welcome and assured it wasn’t too late for us to still have dinner in the restaurant. The food was absolutely superb, we had the scallops. Our room was really lovely, spotless and with a nice, modern ensuite. Lovely...

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Europe
Reviewed October 21, 2016

I do not normally write reviews unless something is exceptional - and this was. We popped in on our cycling tour 2 weeks ago for lunch - excellent homemade soups , toasties with local cheese and great great coffee. Then a few days ago on our final day went for an evening meal - both excellent , good portions, and...

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Moray
Reviewed October 19, 2016 via mobile

Stayed here overnight on a short trip to the Islands. A very comfortable and clean hotel with attentive and kind staff. Ate a superb seafood meal in the restaurant. Scallops, salmon finished off with an Orkney steamed pudding. Definitely a recommend!

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Strahilovo
Reviewed September 25, 2016

Nice hotel, lovely people in a nice location. Really slept well could have something to do will the good food. The hotel is by a working pier, so one morning we were able to select a freshly caught lobster straight off the boat.

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Barnsley, United Kingdom
Reviewed September 25, 2016

Fell in love with this hotel straight away. It is next to the sea with a little pier outside. Plenty of parking and an onsite restaurant. We were welcomed by a very friendly and helpful lady and checking in was very easy. The rooms are clean and bright, the bed very comfortable and it was lovely to go to sleep...

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Morpeth, United Kingdom
Reviewed September 19, 2016

We stayed at The Sands for 5 nights while we explored Orkney. It's very convenient for the St Margaret Hope/Gills Bay ferry and easy enough to whizz over to Mainland (pausing at the Italian Chapel and Orkney Wine on Lambsholm). The hotel itself is fine, a converted building looking out at the south eastern corner of Scapa Flow, with all...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
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Additional Information about Sands Hotel

Address: Sands Motel Pier Road, Burray Village KW17 2SS, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Orkney Islands > Burray > Burray Village
Price Range: $98 - $250 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
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“All rooms look out to sea.”
 of 5 bubbles GreenLinnet, Sep 19, 2016 | Read review
“I believe all the rooms have seaview”
 of 5 bubbles 7492020, Jun 28, 2016 | Read review
“See if they don't have a room with a larger shower.”
 of 5 bubbles 4DavidM, Jun 27, 2016 | Read review
“All rooms have sea view”
 of 5 bubbles LouiseCScotland, Jun 26, 2016 | Read review
“A room facing the harbour, would give you a good view”
 of 5 bubbles bernieb328, Mar 24, 2016 | Read review
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