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Maidenhead, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is a really nice, well managed hotel, with friendly and helpful staff. The bedroom was not large, but the bed was comfortable with great views over the harbour. The food was very good (dinner one evening and breakfast on both days) and the Wi-Fi worked very well. There is on site parking at the front of the hotel with...

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Orkney, Scotland
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Well had my family up on holiday and thought we would pop into the Kirkwall hotel for lunch. We were seated, given menu's and drinks order taken. The menu had loads to choose from and lighter bites menu too. The food was lovely and we even all had room for a pudding that too was yummy. Would definitely recommend

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Hartlepool
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Friendly staff on arrival, a building full of character and in a great spot. Communal areas could do with a refresher as looking tired in some places. I don't know for sure but I would say our room had recently been refurbished - it was lovely and well worth the money.

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Kirkwall, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went here because I saw they advertised Cullen Skink. Got a bowl of fish flavoured hot cream, no chunks of fish or tatties. When I complained I was told that was their interpretation of the dish, so take it or leave it. So I left it and left. Won't be back.

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Kirkwall, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

go here quite regularly frendly staff good food and a good price,they have a lot of local produce which is very good we run ward bay self catering in kirkwall and always recommend the kirkwall hotel no disapointed guest yet.and lovely view over the harbour

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Concord, Massachusetts
Reviewed 22 March 2017

This is an old, somewhat antiquated, hotel. The location is right on the harbour and around the corner from the main shopping area. The restaurant serves 3 meals a day...all quite good. Staff is helpful. There is a comfortable reading room on the second floor which is great for a bad weather day. We found this a good jumping off...

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Thank Nancy J
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Great location, with a lovely view of the harbour. Had both breakfast and dinner here, which were very tasty and good value. Staff were all really friendly and even when it got busy in the restaurant they were very attentive. The only reason for the 4 star review is that it is a little dated and could do with a...

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Stromness, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 February 2017

Went here for lunch, the restaurant was clean and very nice with some original fixtures and fittings. The staff were friendly and attentive and service was timely. The menu was varied and prices reasonable. We had a butchers platter which consisted of local cured meats and a seafood platter, again local sea food used, presentation was excellent but I would...

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Taupo, New Zealand
Reviewed 21 February 2017

The location - right on the waterfront - is wonderful but the hotel itself has seen better days. The place looks very tired and although the staff were always cheerful and helpful, this would not be our first choice of hotels on our next visit. Our room looked onto the harbor and that's about the best we can say for...

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Leicester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Stayed here 10-02-17 just for 1 night hotel staff were great friendly welcoming room was great clean tidy evening meal was outstanding friendly bar staff breakfast was great all served hot and quick in all great hotel over looking the harbour

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Amenities

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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
Food & drink at the hotel
Kirkwall Hotel Restaurant
Kirkwall Hotel Restaurant
Cuisines: European, British, Scottish
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Kirkwall Hotel with stunning views to the north is one of Orkney's finest Victorian Buildings, perfectly situated within the historic town of Kirkwall, on the picturesque harbour front, close to the marina and the main shopping area, ideal for business or leisure. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Kirkwall Hotel

Address: Harbour Street, Kirkwall KW15 1LE, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Orkney Islands > Mainland > Kirkwall
Price Range: $156 - $228 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Kirkwall Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 36
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Also Known As:
Kirkwall Hotel Orkney Islands
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#6 Family Hotel in Kirkwall
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