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The Sands Hotel

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Sands Hotel Pier Road, Burray Village KW17 2SS Scotland
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The Sands Hotel has been upgraded over recent years to provide high quality 4* bed & breakfast accommodation. The bar along with our Watersound Restaurant has a warm friendly atmosphere which welcomes tourists and locals alike for any occasion, from light meals to the delights of our a la carte menu.
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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Wifi
Free breakfast
Darts
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Non-smoking hotel
Ironing service
Bar / lounge
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Special diet menus
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Flatscreen TV
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Bridal suite
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Great View
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gordon wrote a review Jun 16
Burray, United Kingdom1 contribution
Had a 3-night stay in mid-June. Such warm, friendly and helpful staff - and the food was excellent. Spotlessly clean rooms and right next to the little harbour. Very comfortable bed and great shower. But the staff are what make this place so special
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Date of stay: May 2021Trip type: Traveled as a couple
Room Tip: Parking free behind the hotel Try the Orkney gin.
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OrkneygalPenicuik wrote a review Jun 13
Edinburgh, United Kingdom174 contributions183 helpful votes
Booked for lunch. We were seated in the conservatory with views of the harbour. 3 course set lunch, incredible value, I had the melon starter, roast beef with Orkney cheesecake to follow. Price even includes coffee. Food was delicious & nicely served. All covid regulations complied with, staff were welcoming, friendly & efficient.
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Date of stay: June 2021
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Anna240363 wrote a review May 2021
Blairgowrie, United Kingdom24 contributions11 helpful votes
Stayed here for 3 nights on a bed and breakfast basis. Friendly, helpful staff. Clean warm comfy rooms. Great location ( nowhere in Orkney is far from any where!) We ate in the hotel one evening and it was delicious, the only reason it was one evening was because we wanted to try other restaurants. Delicious choices fore breakfast, everything well cooked and presented. Thank you, we would love to return.
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Date of stay: May 2021
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Karen M wrote a review May 2021
Kirkwall, United Kingdom443 contributions203 helpful votes
Lunch time visit for food - welcoming & friendly staff. All covid restrictions being clearly followed. Good choice of food from menu at reasonable prices - had the scampi, was excellent. Staff attentive throughout meal. Conservatory room has a nice view out to pier & Bay area. Outside seating available too for sunny days
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Date of stay: May 2021Trip type: Traveled with family
Room Tip: Ring to book ahead for a table due to covid restrictions
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barlow1 wrote a review Sep 2020
London, United Kingdom16 contributions8 helpful votes
This was our second consecutive annual visit to Sands. We like its tranquil location, super team looking after us in the restaurant and great food. It is nicely situated overlooking the north shore of South Ronaldsay, only 5 minutes from the Pentland car ferry terminal and less than 15 minutes into Kirkwall. The staff are great and the food, including plentiful breakfasts, great. All rooms are modern and well equipped looking out over the Sound. They vary in size so worth checking when you book.
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Date of stay: August 2020
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PRICE RANGE
$110 - $280 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
sands hotel burray village
LOCATION
United KingdomScotlandOrkney IslandsBurrayBurray Village
NUMBER OF ROOMS
8
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Frequently Asked Questions about The Sands Hotel
Which popular attractions are close to The Sands Hotel?
Nearby attractions include The Italian Chapel (3.3 miles), Orkney Fossil and Heritage Centre (1.0 miles), and Churchill Barriers (3.5 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at The Sands Hotel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and an on-site restaurant.
What food & drink options are available at The Sands Hotel?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at The Sands Hotel?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to The Sands Hotel?
Conveniently located restaurants include Robertsons, The Sands Hotel, and The Creel Restaurant with Rooms.
Is The Sands Hotel located near the city center?
Yes, it is 0.4 miles away from the center of Burray.
Are there any historical sites close to The Sands Hotel?
Many travelers enjoy visiting Churchill Barriers (3.5 miles).
Does The Sands Hotel have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the harbor view available here.