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Orkneylodge
Ranked #5 of 7 Orphir B&B and Inns
Reviewed September 24, 2008

First of all we would like to say thank you very much for our visit. It was one of the best places to stay in our trip to Scotland.

The hospitality was very good and there was nothing to complaine about, we even got to borrow an adapter for our hairdryer. The food was nice and there were no problem for with the cook or the cooking.

There were all very "serviceminded" and the Lodge had a lot of entertainment and a nice bar.

We can recomend this place to anyone.

  • Stayed: September 2008, traveled as a couple
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Lynda B, General Manager at Orkneylodge, responded to this reviewResponded June 6, 2015

Dear Houton Bay Lodge Guest, Than you for your kind Words and Lovely Review. Thank you for taking the time to write such a kind Review about the staff and Houton Bay Lodge. We hope to see you again very soon. Please do not hesitate to contact us again if you have left something behind we will post your items back to you by post. Thank you again for your review. Kindest Regards Houton Bay Lodge Staff :)

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Reviewed September 13, 2008

Just back from a few days R&R at this three star B&B overlooking Scapa Flow in what used to be a WW2 seaplane base.
Staff very welcoming, food good ( I had smoked haddock for dinner, my sister a sirloin steak) and room (Shapinsay) large with all the mod cons one could wish for and some you don't. (iron and ironing board)
Got a look at the other rooms. Flotta is HUGE....its the honeymoon suite with towels to match. Some rooms overlook Scapa Flow, some the hills at the back of the B&B.
So much to do on the Orkney Isles. We did both "mainlands" and crossed over to Hoy (you can see the wee ferry boat approaching from the seaward rooms). The museum there is very poignant and interesting and the Old Man of Hoy impressive.
All in all, it was a great break and hopefully we'll both return to the Houton Bay lodge with spouses/friends.

  • Stayed: September 2008, traveled with family
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11  Thank InishowenJodi
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Lynda B, General Manager at Orkneylodge, responded to this reviewResponded June 6, 2015

Dear Houton Bay Lodge Guest, Than you for your kind Words and Lovely Review. Thank you for taking the time to write such a kind Review about the staff and Houton Bay Lodge. We hope to see you again very soon. Please do not hesitate to contact us again if you have left something behind we will post your items back to you by post. Thank you again for your review. Kindest Regards Houton Bay Lodge Staff :)

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Reviewed August 11, 2016
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  • Stayed: July 2016, traveled as a couple
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Thinking_of_y0u, Guest Relations Manager at Orkneylodge, responded to this reviewResponded August 13, 2016
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Reviewed August 8, 2016
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  • Stayed: July 2016, traveled with family
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Thinking_of_y0u, Public Relations Manager at Orkneylodge, responded to this reviewResponded October 16, 2016
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Reviewed December 15, 2015
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Room Tip: bei den Zimmern nach vorne raus sieht man keine Nordlichter wg. der Fährstation
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  • Stayed: September 2015, traveled with friends
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2  Thank Kristine K
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Thinking_of_y0u, Guest Relations Manager at Orkneylodge, responded to this reviewResponded August 30, 2016
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Reviewed September 21, 2015
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Room Tip: Alle Zimmer liegen sehr ruhig und sind geräumig, insbesondere die Honeymoon Suite.
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  • Stayed: September 2015, traveled as a couple
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3  Thank Wolfgang S
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Thinking_of_y0u, Guest Relations Manager at Orkneylodge, responded to this reviewResponded August 30, 2016
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Reviewed August 18, 2015
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  • Stayed: July 2015, traveled as a couple
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Additional Information about Orkneylodge

Address: | next to the South Isles Ferry terminal, Orphir KW17 2RD, Scotland (Formerly Houton Bay Lodge)
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Orkney Islands > Mainland > Orphir
Amenities:
Beach Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Room Service Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #5 of 7 B&Bs / Inns in Orphir
Price Range: $73 - $121 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Orkneylodge 3*
Number of rooms: 11
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Located next to the Houton Ferry Terminal in the village of Orphir on mainland Orkney, Orkneylodge is modern, all one level, house with free on-site parking by arrangement. Each of the rooms at Orkneylodge include a flat-screen TV with many channels and an en-suite shower room. Guests can enjoy a sea view or garden view from all our front rooms and Grindley Castle and Farm land from the rear of our building. Other facilities offered include a large conservatory with sea views also the Scapa Flow, Marine life and shipping lane on the Scapa Flow. From Orkneylodge, Scapa Flow is a 1 min walk away, the centre of the Village of Orphir is 1.5 miles away, if you like fishing the Loch of Kirbister is 5 miles away and the town of Kirkwall is a 16-minute drive away. Kirkwall Airport is 24 minutes' journey by car. The Bu round church and Orkney Inga Saga Centre 1.5 miles . ... more   less 
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