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Merkister Hotel

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Lovely meal and friendly staff. Would highly recommend to anybody. Went with friends for dinner and drinks and was great value for money. Lovely views and scenery also. 2 restaurants to choose from, bar or restaurant which offers great choice for kind of evening you want

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I would not visit again. Rooms are overpriced, old facilities, mould in the bathroom which was tiny. The bedsheets were translucent and there were lots of spiders and cobwebs in my room including a spider in the bed. I couldn't get phone signal or wifi from my room (which is worth noting for other people considering this hotel) there was... More 

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Thank Naomi T
East Kilbride, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited the Merkister Hotel and had a lovely family meal in the bar area. The luxury fish pie was beautiful and my dad and daughter enjoyed the seafood salad. Would highly recommend anyone to visit, with its great food and friendly atmosphere.

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Perth and Kinross, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited the Merkister whilst visiting family in Orkney. We had a meal in the bar which was excellent .There was something on the menu to suit everyone,the seafood salad was delicious.Portion sizes were generous and the meal along with drinks was good value for money. Staff were welcoming and friendly and service was efficient. The Merkister is in a beautiful... More 

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Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Me, some friends and family headed out for my nans birthday last week. I had only ever eaten in the bar which has always been nice but my word is the restaurant brilliant! The staff were all very welcoming and friendly. We were taken to the residents lounge for a drink and to have a look at the menus. Our... More 

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Buckie, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The only reason we came here was because it was the only place we could get 2 single rooms. Unfortunately, we didn't get the chance to dine here but the breakfast was very nice. It has some accolades for the food. We came off the ferry from Shetland at 11pm, got here about 11.30pm and off to bed. Thankfully, they... More 

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

We had a family meal in the bar. All the food was excellent and reasonably priced. The service was very good and no long waiting times for the food. I would certainly recommend the hotel, it is in a lovely location where you get a view of the Harray Loch.

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Thank Leslie H
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2016 via mobile

We stopped here for dinner. The place was very busy but they found us a place to eat and we were so pleased they did the food was excellent fresh local and not over complicated. The ingredients really spoke for themselves. The property has great views and set in a beautiful area.

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Thank Jag1987gb
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2016

Excellent food and service.The hotel is situated on the banks of Harray Loch and the views from the main bar area are stunning. We ate here last year and were pleased with the high standard of food and service. We were not disappointed again this year. The food as always was of a very high standard. We will return again... More 

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Thank Kenny B
Thurso, United Kingdom
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14 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016 via mobile

Went here for lunch on the 13th june and we were not disappointed. The food was lovely and plenty of it. Worth every penny. Only one tiny little niggle- don't like frozen chips, but that's just my preference.

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Situated on the shores of Harray Loch, Overlooing the Hills of Hoy. Spectaluar Views. Family Run Country House Hotel. Hotel features, Residents Lounge, Conservatory, Public Lounge Bar serving extensive Bar Lunch and Supper Menus and our Award winning Skerries Restaurant serving only the best local Beef, Lamb, Crab, Fish etc...etc... ... more   less 

Additional Information about Merkister Hotel

Address: Harray KW17 2LF, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Orkney Islands > Mainland > Harray
Price Range: $124 - $300 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Merkister Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 14
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Also Known As:
Merkister Hotel Mainland
Merkister Hotel Orkney Islands/Harray
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