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Sands Hotel

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Pier Road, Burray Village KW17 2SS, Scotland
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Inverness, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Lovely harbour view from all bedrooms and conservatory restaurant - modern rooms, bit small but with everything you need. Delicious meals - all freshly cooked to order with local produce - best Fish Pie ever! Not much to see in Burray - about 20 mins to Kirkwall - passing Italian Chapel on the way. Very convenient for the Pentland Ferry... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our first visit to Orkney and were glad to have picked this hotel. Room with a view of the little harbour, nice to waken an look out. The breakfast was first class, the meals in the restaurant were fine but the bar meals menu was first class. The staff were friendly, efficient, and helpful about places to visit. We had... More 

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Canton of Geneva, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We came for the second time back to this Hotel. It was the end off our 3 weeks touring trip in Scotland. We have been a bit concered as the Hotel has changed ownership. But this lovely and nice manageress kept the place in its oustanding way going. The bedroom has been spotless clean and bright. The Staff was very... More 

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Arroyo Grande
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely property, not very well located or near anything...next time we'll stay in Kirkwall. Lovely coastal setting if you don't mind being away from most everything. The shower was almost too small to turn around in. The bed has sharp wooden corners at knee height...don't try to cut the corner as you'll get a painful bang. The room was clean... More 

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United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

first the beef was nice potatoes nice but then it all fell to bits the gravy was like brown water no taste at all the Yorkshire puddings it was like chewing leather the carrots where dry and the bar staff said well everybody else liked it don't get me wrong its a lovely place had dinner home made great food... More 

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Scotland, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed in one of the suites at Sands which was beautifully furnished and very comfortable, only thing we would change in the suite would be to have a separate toilet from the bathroom. The best thing about the hotel though were the staff who were so kind to us - sorting out our muddy clothes, looking after our every... More 

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed for three nights - really modern hotel, we stayed in one of the suite's which was excellent, clean, plenty of room to relax, great views and very quiet. The food in the restaurant was excellent as was the breakfast, the staff were brilliant and very helpful. The location of hotel is very close to ferry at St Margarets... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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17 reviews
6 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Spent an excellent night staying in the Sands Hotel in June. We took the car ferry across from Gills Bay to St Margarets Hope, Burray is a short drive from the ferry terminal. The rooms are well appointed and very comfortable, and were immaculately clean. After an afternoon of sight seeing we returned to the hotel and had a few... More 

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36 reviews
9 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016 via mobile

Popped in on the chance of a lunch and were not disappointed . Doesn't seem much from the entrance but a nice restaurant overlooking the harbour and Scarpa bay with a varied vfm menu . Portions were huge leaving no room for the unusual pudding choice. All freshly cooked and served by staff who cared.

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Suffolk, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016

Stayed here whilst working in Orkney for a few days. Sands Hotel is a wonderfully welcoming and comfortable place to return to at the end of a long day. The rooms are lovely, the food is excellent and the staff go way beyond the call of duty to make sure their guests are happy. I look forward to returning for... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Laundry Service
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms

Additional Information about Sands Hotel

Address: Pier Road, Burray Village KW17 2SS, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Orkney Islands > Burray > Burray Village
Price Range: $124 - $264 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
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Also Known As:
Sands Hotel Burray Village
Sands Hotel Burray, Orkney Islands
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