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“Fantastic place to unwind.”
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Right on the sea! Own private pier, parking.  Can't get much closer to the sea than this!  4 star.
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Right on the sea! Own private pier, parking.  Can't get much closer to the sea than this!  4 star.
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Cottage -
2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 4
Stromness, Mainland, Orkney Islands, Scotland

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jammyammy...
Manchester, United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
32 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“Fantastic place to unwind.”
Reviewed June 10, 2013 for a stay in June 2013
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My wife and I stayed at 40 Alfred st. for the first week in June. The cottage just oozes character - having once been the home of a decorated lifeboat sailor. It even has it's own steps to the sea. Several evenings were spent sipping wine on the patio watching a seal playfully swim and pose for us! Orkney is a wonderful place to visit and this cottage the perfect place to stay.

Date of stay: June 2013
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Liked best: Situation.
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Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Elizabeth...
Shaw, United Kingdom
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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
“A truly fantastic place to stay”
Reviewed May 7, 2012 for a stay in April 2012
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We stayed at 40 Alfred Street for a week The cottage was absolutely beautiful. All rooms tastefully decorated with everything you could possibly need. Outside the private pier was a lovely place to fish or just sit and relax and watch the boats go up and down. The cottage was just a stroll from the local shops restaurants and public houses. Everyone we met were friendly and helpful . A truly fantastic holiday

Date of stay: April 2012
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Liked best: The cottage was in an ideal location close to everything but still quiet .
Traveling group: With Spouse/Partner
Your age range 50-64
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
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Management Response
May 6, 2012
Thank you for the wonderful compliment, we are so pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay!

All the best from
Rosemary Anderson
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