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Reviewed 1 July 2013

Was easy to find from ferry terminal. as we arrived late from the Aberdeen ferry, reception was closed but went to find bartender in the back who was vey friendly and sorted out our key and advised on parking our car. they have a handy parking lot right behind the hotel. Eoom was clean and large although furniture dated and...

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 June 2013

Stayed here for 2 nights. Arrival was excellent, met by pleasant staff and directed to the top floor room. Which was clean and tidy if a bit dated. Had food in the bar on both nights which was excellent, however the bar did have a bit of a funky smell! Breakfast of the 1st morning was a bit of a...

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 June 2013

We arrived around 9.30 having spent all day travelling. We did not need dinner on either of our two night stay as we were in Kirkwall for a wedding. The hotel was comfortable, clean and tidy and the staff were very pleasant. The breakfasts were excellent, cooked to order and pleasantly served.

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albany, ny
Reviewed 8 June 2013

great location! Down the block from the cathedral and main shopping street in Kirkwall, and just a few blocks from the working harbor. large room, comfortable bed and en-suite with bath, resident sitting room and excellent restaurant. Good choices at breakfast-my husband had to have the haggis. All of the staff we encountered were helpful and friendly,we booked Dinner, B&B...

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uk
Reviewed 23 May 2013

great location once you find it! next the cathedral and main shopping street in Kirkwall, large room, comfortable bed and en-suite with bath, resident sitting room and excellent restaurant. Good choice at breakfast

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Rockland, Maine
Reviewed 13 May 2013

You can see that the Orkney Hotel must have been something else in her day, and the new owners are bringing her back a little at a time. Our room was large and comfortable, with everything we could need - hairdryer, heated towel rack, toiletries, extra pillows, etc. The bar downstairs is one of only two in Kirkwall that allow...

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Wokingham
Reviewed 2 April 2013

Superb location close to the Cathedral and Harbour and "downtown Kirkwall". We booked Dinner, B&B and the price was competitive, the room excellent and comfortable, the food tasty and filling and of high quality. Breakfast too was really good. Staff members were friendly, and we received an upgrade when our heating malfunctioned. Orkney is a fabulous place to visit...scenic, quiet...

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 April 2013

The hotel was in an excellent location to wander around Kirkwall. The staff were very friendly and helpful. Our room was lovely and quiet and the restaurant served fantastic food - the variety and quality was outstanding.

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Cumbernauld, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 February 2013

This was our first trip to Orkney and after a bit of research we picked the Orkney Hotel for our stay. It has a great location in Kirkwall surrounded by the history of the Island. You literally cross the road to reach the Cathedral. We booked in for dinner, bed and breakfast and the food was absolutely fantastic. Real quality...

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Edinburgh, Scotland
Reviewed 20 February 2013

I stayed for one night at The Orkney Hotel, my first visit to Orkney. I stayed in a double room overlooking the main road outside. The room, whilst the decor was dated, was impeccably clean. The bed had a sprung mattress which was very supportive; I'm used to a memory foam mattress at home. The bathroom was clean, but the...

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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Family Rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Breakfast included
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service

Additional Information about The Orkney Hotel

Address: 40 Victoria Street, Kirkwall KW15 1DN, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Orkney Islands > Mainland > Kirkwall
Number of rooms: 30
Also Known As:
Orkney Hotel Kirkwall
The Orkney Hotel Kirkwall, Orkney Islands
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#3 Romantic Hotel in Kirkwall
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