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Indian Rocks Beach, Florida
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8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed September 22, 2016

We stayed at the Smithfield 3 nights in Sept., 2016. Ivy was a great host, room was clean and good sized, food in the restaurant was excellent, location was good. We would definitely recommend the Smithfield!

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Dallas, Texas
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17 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed September 17, 2016

Staff friendly and helpful. Room was clean and very comfortable. The on-site restaurant was a great plus. The food is absolutely delicious but the service, while friendly, is very very slow. It may have been that the "season" was over because the serving staff seemed quite inexperienced.

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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68 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed September 10, 2016 via mobile

Please don't let the plain exterior and the decor put you off. The staff are great and the food is wonderful. We had a girlie lunch with 7of us, wine, drinks and food all served as we wanted. Staff unintrusive and left us to enjoy our selves without constantly asking "how is everything" ......this was great.

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Dundee, United Kingdom
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173 reviews
51 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
Reviewed September 4, 2016

This hotel close to the west coast of Orkney's mainland offers very good accommodation and is located in the middle of many of the pre-historical sites. The rooms was very large, had good sleeping comfort and the bathroom is well-equipped. The breakfast and evening food are of excellent quality - no need to look for any other restaurant when staying... More 

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Newton Abbot, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed August 27, 2016

Just returned from a few days in the Orkneys. Having been to the Smithfield many moons ago, I was somewhat wary of returning but it was such a delight this time. On the whole Orkney hotels/restaurants are quite different from establishments on mainland UK however, they have a character all of their own! We ate in the cafe on two... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed August 20, 2016

This is a great hotel with a wonderful Resturant. The food was excellent, particularly the steaks. The breakfast was great. The staff were friendly and attentive. The rooms are comfortable with everything that one would need. I would highly recommend this hotal

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Thank lindaW955XA
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Reviewed August 12, 2016 via mobile

We were a party of 5 and all of us were very impressed by the quality of food and the service provided by the young staff in a friendly welcoming venue. The portions are generous and the local produce was superbly cooked and presented. We couldn't fault this restaurant at all and have no hesitation in recommending it to others

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Toulon, France
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54 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed August 7, 2016

A warm welcome. The hotel seems to have been renovated so the rooms are nice, clean and everything is new. The heather works very well on windy rainy cold days. Very nice staff. A good breakfast. Served from 8 to 9, this is a bit narrow time. Dinner served from 6 to 8, which is narrow too in Summer time... More 

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Helmsdale, United Kingdom
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50 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed July 25, 2016

Booked meals for two nights and they were excellent,the portions were large and well presented.The menu has a huge choice and they cater for everyone,the staff are excellent and very helpful, the hotel is a bit out of the way at Dounby but the trip there is very worthwhile. The prices are good so visit the Smithfield if you want... More 

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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63 reviews
25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed July 25, 2016 via mobile

Everything was good. Lovely staff who couldn't have been more accommodating. Warm welcome. Very good and varied choice of food with a focus on local produce. The fish and seafood was especially good. For my friend who is gluten free - there were plenty of options. I had crab chowder which was delicious but to be honest everyone's food was... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service

Additional Information about Smithfield Hotel

Address: Dounby, Dounby KW17 2HT, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Orkney Islands > Mainland > Dounby
Price Range: $127 - $137 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 7
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Smithfield Hotel Orkney Islands/Dounby
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“Our room was very good.”
 of 5 bubbles 9none999, Sep 22, 2016 | Read review
“We had two do\if fervent rooms and they we'd both great”
 of 5 bubbles lindaW955XA, Aug 20, 2016 | Read review
“Even the room overlooking the road is quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles 452milad, Aug 7, 2016 | Read review
“Rooms at the front are close to the road which can be busy and noisy.”
 of 5 bubbles BrianP514, May 21, 2016 | Read review
“There are only 8 rooms so you get a good one where ever you stay.”
 of 5 bubbles 476pennyf, May 30, 2015 | Read review
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