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    The Shore

    Shore Street, Kirkwall KW15 1LG, Scotland
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    2017-08-27 2017-08-28
    Traveller (14)
    Room & Suite (8)
    Dining (1)
    • Excellent46%
    • Very good36%
    • Average12%
    • Poor4%
    • Terrible2%
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    Free Wifi
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Wheelchair Access
    Laundry Service
    Free Parking
    Air Conditioning
    3.0 Star Hotel
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    Aug 27Aug 28
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
    The Ayre Hotel
    365 reviews
    #1 of 9 hotels in Kirkwall
    St. Ola Hotel
    125 reviews
    #3 of 9 hotels in Kirkwall
    Albert Hotel
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    #8 of 9 hotels in Kirkwall
    West End Hotel
    251 reviews
    #5 of 9 hotels in Kirkwall
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    1 - 5 of 172 reviews

    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    We had landed in Orkney the previous night and woken up on Sunday morning starving. We couldn't find anywhere open at 9am so cheekily my husband popped in to see if the staff at The Shore could help us. They brought us in, sat us...More

    Thank Lettie999
    Response from thesh0re, Owner at The ShoreResponded 1 week ago

    Glad you enjoyed your breakfast . Happy to have provided a good start to your Orkney holiday.

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    The Shore is welcoming place with comfortable room the bar is a straight forward type pub appeared to be serving no food .We were shocked because on the internet it said it does.The bleakest was good better the second morning much better .I thought a...More

    Thank Allan K
    Reviewed 5 weeks ago

    WE stayed here for two nights - in two rooms. When I booked I asked if there was a lift and was told there was one - there wasn't so the hotel is not disabled friendly. We were shown a lovely room, or lovely on...More

    1  Thank 350highlandlassie
    Response from thesh0re, Owner at The ShoreResponded 4 weeks ago

    Thanks for taking time to write - though the review is perhaps a little unfair. The lock on the room you had booked failed there and then, was working earlier in the day as I had been in myself (renewing furniture in fact). Our handyman...More

    Reviewed 11 July 2017

    Staff friendly. Room was fine with comfortable bed. Window blinds were thick with dust. Small TV in room however reception was dreadful. No wardrobe. Rail for clothes was ok for a short stay. Shower room / toilet could have been better. there was a sign...More

    Thank 9Moer
    Reviewed 10 July 2017

    Lovely hotel with wonderful service throughout. Very friendly and warm greeting at reception, and then shown to a beautiful modern room. Fantastic idea of choosing your breakfast options the evening before and leaving the form with reception. Worked brilliantly with hardly any wait in the...More

    Thank Dave S
    The Ayre Hotel
    365 reviews
    #1 of 9 hotels in Kirkwall
    St. Ola Hotel
    125 reviews
    #3 of 9 hotels in Kirkwall
    Albert Hotel
    151 reviews
    #8 of 9 hotels in Kirkwall
    West End Hotel
    251 reviews
    #5 of 9 hotels in Kirkwall
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    • Restaurant
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    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Price range
    • US$151 - US$201 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Accessible rooms ,
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 15
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    • Location
    • United Kingdom >
    • Scotland >
    • Orkney Islands >
    • Mainland >
    • Kirkwall
    • Also Known As
    • The Shore Kirkwall, Orkney Islands
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    Traveller (14)
    Room & Suite (8)
    Dining (1)
    Hotel & Grounds (11)
    Bathroom (3)
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    Dawn S
    8 April 2015|
    AnswerShow all 2 answers
    Response from Samantha B | Property representative |
    Good morning Apologies for the delayed response. Unfortunately, we are unable to provide accommodation for the dates requested as we are fully booked. If there are alternative dates which you would like to be checked... More
    Room Tips
    "Don't accept rooms 25 or 16."
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    "If you have trouble with stairs ask for a room in the annex (level access is from the outside of the building)"
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    "My son was in room 17 which was equally bad so don't ask for 16 or 17!!!"
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    "View from our room (3) was disappointing."
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