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The Flat, Cunningair - Wardbay Self Catering

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The Flat, living room/kitchen (dining table seats 6)
The Flat, living room/kitchen
The Flat, en-suite bedroom
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Overview
4 bedrooms
3 bathrooms
8 guests
Min stay varies
The minimum stay for this property changes depending on the dates selected
Condo/Apartment
The Flat, Cunningair can comfortably accommodate 6, but can sleep up to 8 in 4 double bedrooms (one is en-suite). Ideally situated in the main city of Kirkwall, the capital of the Orkney Islands, you will be staying in the perfect self catering accommodation centrally located for travelling all over Orkney. We also have two other properties in the same location - Cunningair, and Wayward Apartment, if you are travelling with a large number of people, and require more than one property.
House Rules
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Bathrooms
1 Attached (ensuite), 1 Half bath, 1 Shower
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Meet the host
Colin T
Hosting since April 2014
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 100%
Response Time: Within a few hours
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Reviews (13)
Isabella m
Isabella m
Chorley, United Kingdom1 contribution
Great place
Stayed here with my brother & sisters & brothers in laws , very good place to stay , very cosy . Colin & his wife have a great place , had lots of extra touches to what u would expect. Was extremely happy with our stay & would most definitely go back again . Thank u both very much
Visited August 2019
Written August 31, 2019. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

Scoosh
Scoosh
Troon, United Kingdom2 contributions
Great 4 bedroom Flat
My family and myself stayed in the flat which was a 4 bedroom downstairs flat during my daughters wedding in Orkney. It was really well equipped and the owners even had milk, tea bags, coffee etc there for us. Owners were so friendly and helpful. We had a look at the upstairs accommodation and it included an outside veranda with good views. Id recommend this property to anyone who wants self catering accommodation as its comfortable, clean with has everything you need and is a great base for seeing the sites from.
Visited April 2019
Written April 17, 2019. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

Dave H
Dave H
Herne Bay, United Kingdom
Comfortable, clean and well equipped, a convenient base from which to explore Orkney.
Conveniently situated a short walk from Kirkwall's pubs and restaurants. The flat is well equipped, clean and comfortable. Very quiet at night. On arrival it was nice to find tea and coffee in the kitchen and fresh milk in the fridge. Owners friendly and helpful. Will certainly consider staying here again.
Visited July 2018
Written August 2, 2018. This review is the subjective opinion of an individual traveler and not of Tripadvisor LLC nor of its partners. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

Peter T
Peter T
1 contribution
Good, clean accommodation with easy access to all attractions.
Great base for viewing the attractions of Orkney. An easy walk into the centre of Kirkwall and easy travel to important sites suck as Brodgar, Skara Brae, Tomb of the Eales, etc., etc. Supermarkets within a few minutes drive as well. The flat is exceptionally clean and has all that is necessary. A good place to stay.
Visited July 2018
Written July 22, 2018. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

Helen B
Helen B
1 contribution
Good location from which to explore Orkney
The flat was of a good size for our group, with all the essentials needed for cooking, cleaning etc. Only one of the rooms was in fact ensuite(advertising led us to believe they all were), but the shower rooms/toilets were very close to the other bedrooms. The space was clean. !owners friendly and helpful, even at 11.30pm when we arrived there! The location is good, though the walk into town may be a little on the long side for anybody elderly or with some kind of walking issues.Otherwise perfectly located for trips to Stromness, Kirkwall and other sites of interest. The Highland Park Distillery is within walking distance just around the corner!
Visited May 2018
Written June 1, 2018. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

SCD
SCD
2 contributions
Lovely stay for Dissertation writting
Me and five university friends came to Orkney to finish off the work for our final year. The flat is very comfortable and cosy with nice sofas and a large dinning table to work around and eat around. The kitchen is well stocked and we good nice meals together. The rooms all have very comfy double beds with clean fresh sheets. The accommodation is a 10 minute walk to the centre of Kirkwall where there is cafes and shops to visit. It's also a 20 minute walk to the beach which was really relaxing and nice to visit. We had a really nice stay! Really friendly and helpful owner, would recommend to a friend.
Visited April 2018
Written April 10, 2018. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

Stephen M
Stephen M
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Excellent location , quite and secluded but still close to town.
Excellent property , very comfortable and clean with all amenities we required. The property owner could not have been more helpful. I would recommend this property to anyone!
Visited September 2017
Written September 20, 2017. This review is the subjective opinion of an individual traveler and not of Tripadvisor LLC nor of its partners. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

Roam723218
Roam723218
1 contribution
Excellent accommodation!
We really enjoyed our stay here....it was a home from home. We were a party of 6, incorporating 2 families and the flat accommodated us perfectly! It was lovely and clean, the beds were very comfortable and having three toilets was great! Online correspondence before booking was very quick and friendly and we received a warm welcome from the hosts, Christine and Colin on our arrival and throughout our stay. We felt sad to leave, and will definitely try to book again if we return in the future.
Visited July 2017
Written July 27, 2017. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

vikki20172017
vikki20172017
Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom1 contribution
PERFECT LOCATION CLOSE TO TOWN AND BUS SERVICES
There were 7 adults in our party and so the 4 double bedrooms were ideal. We were greeted by the owner despite it being after 11pm when we arrived. Very friendly and welcoming and available throughout our stay for advice and information. The flat was very well equipped and spotlessly clean, tea, coffee, milk, shortbread and cereal provided which was a lovely touch. Located close to town (10-15 minute walk) and buses available at the end of the road. Would certainly book again and highly recommend The Flat.
Visited April 2017
Written April 24, 2017. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
Resort539837
Resort539837
Thanks Vikki! We'd be delighted to welcome you back :)
Written April 26, 2017. This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

Bill Deeley
Bill Deeley
Edinburgh, United Kingdom34 contributions
Good flat
Friendly owner in the adjacent house to help with any questions. Near Kirkwall town centre, about a 15-minute walk. Local bus passes at the end of the road around every 25 minutes.
Visited March 2017
Written March 28, 2017. This review is the subjective opinion of an individual traveler and not of Tripadvisor LLC nor of its partners. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

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What this rental offers
  • Dryer
  • Freezer
  • Refrigerator
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Microwave
  • Parking
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
  • Fishing Nearby
  • There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
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About the neighborhood
Ideally situated in the main city of Kirkwall, the capital of the Orkney Islands. You will be staying in the perfect self catering accommodation centrally located for travelling all over Orkney. A great base for your travels throughout Orkney. All of our accommodation is within walking distance of Kirkwall town centre, St Magnus Cathedral, the Bishops and Earls Palaces, Tankerness House Museum, the Orkney Library, Highland Park and Scapa Beach. Wideford Hill and Waulkmill Bay are only a short drive away. There are 3 supermarkets (Tesco, Lidl, Co-op) within 10-15 minutes walking distance, or a few minutes by car. Tesco is open until midnight each night.
Access
Car not needed
How to get there
You can fly from most of the larger UK airports, by ferry from Gills Gay with Pentland Ferries; or from Aberdeen or Scrabster with Northlink. The best price for a car is usually with Pentland Ferries from Gills Bay, which is also the shortest sailing, we travel up and down to Stirling often and we allow 5 hours for traveling (no long stops)
Activities nearby
Fishing NearbyThere Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Cancellation Policy
  • 100% refund within 24 hours after booking (provided the stay is at least 60 days away).
  • 50% refund* if you cancel at least 4 weeks before check-in
  • No refund available if you cancel thereafter

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Frequently Asked Questions about The Flat, Cunningair - Wardbay Self Catering

The Flat, Cunningair - Wardbay Self Catering is able to accommodate up to 8 guests. See all property details.

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