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Smithfield Hotel

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Helmsdale, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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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52 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW 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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Thank Isabel W
Rhynie, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed here over three nights whilst on a fishing trip, fishing the lochs of Orkney for wild Brown Trout. Lovely place to stay. Nicely decorated, comfortable, great food, very reasonably priced, extremely helpful hosts and nothing was ever too much trouble!

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Thank Doug R
Carlisle, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is my third visit to the Smithield Hotel. For the price you pay this experience is second to none. The room I occupied WA s small and very comfortable. The cleanliness of the facilities was immaculate. Nothing was too much trouble for any of the staff, they are a credit to the hotels owner. Whatever was requested was met... More 

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Thank Tony S
Little Rock, Arkansas, United States
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16 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This small, family-run hotel, with lovely rooms and a wonderful restaurant, is right where you want to stay on Mainland Island, Orkney, if you want to visit all the incredible Neolithic sites (Skara Brae, Standing Stones of Stenness, Maes How, Ring of Brodgar, and many others) in the area. Dounby is a very small town, so it was a great... More 

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Thank Shari C
Carlisle, United Kingdom
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252 reviews
54 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 134 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Unimposing traditional hotel that serves meals to non residents in the dining room. Extensive menu plus bar meals including many veggie and gluten free dishes. Good range of local and national beers, fair selection of wines. Slow but friendly service from young, inexperienced staff. Food used good ingredients to produce pleasant but average dishes. The pork was very dry, the... More 

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Dundee, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

Very welcoming and helpful. Room nicely decorated, comfortable and clean. Tea and coffee making facilities, hair dryer, plenty of clean towels and excellent free wifi service available. Very good selection of food at breakfast well cooked and well served. We ate a evening meal in the Hotel a couple of evenings and the menu was extensive and the food very... More 

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Thank Ann M
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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74 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016

Great food in the restaurant, and the room was exceedingly comfortable. The restaurant is very good indeed, and it fills up with local people eating there of an evening. The wifi service was excellent, the location is central for exploring the islands and 20 minutes from Kirkwall

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Thank absg
Warwickshire
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75 reviews
53 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016 via mobile

We really enjoyed our stay. Our room was really nicely decorated - simple, bright and airy. The bathroom was lovely and clean with a good shower. We had dinner in the restaurant - they say between 6 and 8, which means everyone arrived around 7. We booked for 7.45 which turned out well as the people earlier had a long... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016

The staff are the stars at this hotel. Really helpful and looked after our every need. The rooms are clean and tidy but the beds aren't super comfortable and the bathroom facilities are very average (I didn't like the showers). For the price it's expensive. It's in a great location if you're touring on cycles within easy reach of the... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • 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: $133 - $145 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 7
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