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Scottish Highlands, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel was very central, the perfect location for my work trip and was easy to find from the airport. The reception was unattended when I arrived but there is a bell to ring and someone came promptly. The rooms were modern and fairly large, the bathroom looked like it had recently been renovated. All the usual facilities however I... More 

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Tranent
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16 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed at the Albert for two nights during a work visit. Great location, walking distance to everything you need. Lovely hotel, rooms well-equipped, large modern wet room, immaculate and very comfortable. Fabulous breakfast and attentive staff. Only have one wee negative. While the bathroom was modern, spacious with plenty free products, the shower head was in dire need of some... More 

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Thank Gill W
Kirkwall, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 26 October 2016

I booked the table the day before but needn't have bothered as the restaurant was ominously empty apart from 3 others. We ordered straight away & then had to wait at least half an hour for our starters in this empty room, on arrival the lentil soup was ok, haggis fritters terribly greasy & over rich, I had the local... More 

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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109 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 October 2016

A colleague and I stayed in this hotel while in Kirkwall. The rooms were very modern and beautifully decorated and the bathroom was incredibly clean. The only negatives that I found was the sheets on the bed were made of a material that just made it impossible to get warm so I spent the first ten minutes in bed making... More 

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Hanover, Canada
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234 reviews
46 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 October 2016

Was very pleased with this hotel , the room was clean and comfortable. the bathroom was large and the reception staff were friendly and helpful to us. Great pub right next door with great food too (especially the lamb). Would have been nice to have breakfast served earlier though as had to leave at 0700 when they start service. Bus... More 

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Borders, United Kingdom
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76 reviews
51 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 October 2016

I booked a room for five nights for my wife and I. We arrived late (11.00 pm) and had a little trouble finding it by car. Eventually we did get there and was greeted by a young lady who checked us in.. She showed us to the lift and sent us on our way. We took the lift to the... More 

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Vernon, Canada
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47 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 October 2016

The hotel room was clean and roomy. Desk staff was great. Breakfast was first class. Wifi was inconsistent at best.Hotel was well located for walking around Kirkwall. There is a small pub attached to the hotel.

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Thank Charles H
2 reviews
Reviewed 28 September 2016

We loved this hotel. The staff were really helpful and pleasant, the room was light, comfortable and modern, with a great view over the rooftops. The windows could be fully opened. The breakfast was more than adequate.

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Thank Christine A
Ottawa, Canada
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22 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 September 2016

We stayed as part of a Rabbies tour. Mounthoolie lane is a walking lane not a driving lane. Nice spacious hotel room with a good bathroom. Near the main street where shops and restaurants are. Hotel is attached to a bar where we got drinks one night. Breakfast was good.

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Thank Yves J
shetland
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40 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Was here from Shetland didn't stay here but ate here on a few occasions, it's very nice food but the staff makes it all he better, the two women who were on when we visited were so nice nothing was a problem great customer service in this place highly recommend

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Food & drink at the hotel
Bothy Bar
Bothy Bar
Cuisines: Bar, British, Pub
Things to do
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Restaurant
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Room Service
  • Free Breakfast

Additional Information about Albert Hotel

Address: Mounthoolie Lane, Kirkwall KW15 1JZ, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Orkney Islands > Mainland > Kirkwall
Price Range: $192 - $216 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Albert Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 19
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Also Known As:
Albert Hotel Kirkwall, Orkney Islands
Hotel Style:
#2 Family Hotel in Kirkwall
#2 Business Hotel in Kirkwall
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“great to visit Scapa Flow museum from here”
 of 5 bubbles Zappafan5797, 10 Oct 2016 | Read review
“I don't think they have a bad room”
 of 5 bubbles mclac691, 24 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Take what you can get and don't look back.”
 of 5 bubbles susanhinshaw, 14 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Band in the lower level on weekends - so if you want quiet, get away from the bars.”
 of 5 bubbles robertcR8775XI, 22 May 2016 | Read review
“Rooms overlooking the bar entrance could be noisy.”
 of 5 bubbles mehlindi, 10 May 2016 | Read review
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