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Elgin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed at this beautiful bed and breakfast during an autumn break. Jan is the consummate host. Nothing was too much trouble and the breakfast was a master piece. A welcoming lounge to laze about in after a long day out and about; with a real fire, loads of reading material, a magnificent view from the window, touched off with... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

So very very delightful on so many levels. Gorgeous tasteful house, an old manse, with a delightful garden, in a beautiful secluded area. The rooms were just lovely and comfortable with sherry and home made biscuits and filter coffee and delectable Orkney toiletries and conditioner. The food was fabulous including fresh fee range eggs and homegrown rhubarb served in a... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2016

Stayed at this amazing B&B in Harray. Jan and John were really welcoming and full of tips on getting the most out of our visit to Orkney. The attention to detail is amazing, e.g. flag change to match the guest nationality! the rooms are immaculate, pleasantly decorated and the bed was super comfortable. It was great to also have the... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016

When we arrived at Holland House, Jan Stockan, who with her husband John owns and runs this B&B, was waiting to greet us with a warm smile and with the American flag flying from the flag pole! The Stockans are thoughtful and friendly hosts, and with each newly arriving guest, they fly the flag of that guest's home country-- an... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2016

What a great B & B this is. A lovely old manse with views across the loch towards Hoy. Jan is the perfect hostess supplying endless cups of tea and coffee with homemade biscuits, along with a superb breakfast with everything you could want to eat (and if there is something missing that you would like I'm sure she would... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2016

The warm and welcoming comfort of a perfectly prepared retreat. We are thinking back a lot to the evenings with fresh cookies and tea next to the fire place, the unbelievably good breakfast and the warm hospitality of the landlords. The location is just right if you are looking for a quite place, but still close to all the attractions... More 

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Hello Thomas Thank you so much for your flattering review. I am so glad you enjoyed your stay and delighted to hear of Jonathon's safe arrival. Kindest regards Jan More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2015

Holland House is a beautiful, well-appointed B&B with comfortable rooms and stunning views. It is well located for Kirkwall, Stromness, the Ring of Brodgar and many other of Orkney's archaeological sites. Fine, that's what you might expect; the difference at this B&B is the host, Jan. The welcome we received from her was so warm and so genuine we felt... More 

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Bonchester Bridge, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2015

Our four night stay started badly when a mix up, not of our making, put the two of us in single room with totally inadequate facilities. This flavoured the rest of our stay and may have explained the proprietors reluctance to engage with us. For us breakfast was not up to five star standard. The gardens were lovely but a... More 

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We were very disappointed to receive our first ever negative review. We accept that the mix up with the booking on the first night was our responsibility, again, a first in 11 years of business, but as Jane and Norman accepted the smaller room for one night and received a discount to reflect the inconvenience, we are at a loss... More 

Derby, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015

Beautiful house, lovely rooms with stunning views, friendly caring owners in Jan and John and gorgeous breakfasts, what more could anyone ask for. Holland House is in Harray perfect for touring the west side of Orkney but not far from any part of Orkneys main island

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2015

We have been in many B & Bs and we can not find anything but praise for this lovely house and its owners, the bedrooms are exceptional so is the lounge area and breakfast room, the breakfast is superb with a good menu which you order on the morning that you sit down which is unusual now because most B&Bs... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Five-star luxurious accommodation in beautifully appointed former manse situated near excellent trout fishing lochs and World Heritage Sites. Spacious residents lounge with open fire and conservatory leading to walled garden. Wireless broadband available. Private parking. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Holland House

Address: Harray KW17 2LQ, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Orkney Islands > Mainland > Harray
Price Range: $135 - $138 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Holland House 5*
Number of rooms: 3
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Holland House Orkney Islands/Harray
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