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Perth, Australia
Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

Bellavista was such a lovely place to stay for my trip to Orkney. Patsy was so friendly and helpful. The room was well set up but the best part of my stay was the breakfast. Patsys husband made some local Orkney soft cheese for my breakfast on the second morning and it was delicious. I think the only issue may...

Thank tangobaby44
Hollywood, Florida
Reviewed 9 October 2016

After two months all around Scotland and in London, the first place I stayed at, Bella Vista in Kirkwall, Orkney remained the best all-around. Great hospitality, excellent breakfasts, very wide choice, world's best porridge, homemade cheeses, chutneys and jams. Patsy goes out of her way to make sure you are comfortable, and is a computer whiz as well. Easy walking,...

Thank donald b
Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

Stayed for 4 nights with family, based on previous reviews. No hesitation in staying here again, or recommending. Excellent breakfast with plenty of options including dietary requirements. Rooms well catered and spotless. Thanks Patsy for a very enjoyable stay.

Thank MAC167
Mackenzie, Canada
Reviewed 4 October 2016

Bellavista surpassed our expectations. A warm welcome, a lovely comfortable and sparkling clean room, to the sumptuous breakfast, (with homemade jam) this is the perfect bed and breakfast. The location is good, just a short drive from Kirkwall and a great base for exploring amazing Orkney.

Thank Wayupnorth55
Irvine, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 September 2016

An excellent BnB which also allows for self catering. A variety of breakfast choices at differing price rates; very clean and comfortable; friendly, helpful proprietor, Patsy. Free car parking. A 15 minute walk from Kirkwall town centre.

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Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

Wonderful location. We spent two evenings. Breakfasts were incredible including homemade jams. I was especially impressed with the gluten and dairy free options, delightfully surprised! Patsy made you feel right at home and went out of her way for us even with an early leave on our second morning with ready to go breakfasts. Thank-you so much for the lovely...

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Lanark, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 September 2016

I stayed here while on business in Orkney. I had a lovely clean room with all facilities. What I really liked was that you could choose a range of breakfast options with a range of prices including making your own breakfast for people who had to leave early. I had the continental option which was great as I don't usually...

Thank Christine G
Huntington Beach, California
Reviewed 18 September 2016

I booked the last free room on a last-minute basis (my previous Kirkwall accommodation was not working out), and I was so lucky that a room was free! The room was a great value for the price -- clean, warm, enough space, free parking, and a great breakfast. Patsy was wonderful and helpful. I would definitely stay here again.

Thank Meredith_Whitt
Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

Loved our stay at Bellavista. Highly recommend Patsy's handmade jams and Alan's incredible cooked and Orkney cold breakfasts - delicious, very generous and special. The room and facilities are immaculate, well decorated, organised and have everything you need. There is even a very handy kitchenette, laundry area and shed for bikes! We had such a great time in Orkney and...

Thank Andy L
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 September 2016

Great place and good value. 25 minutes walk into Kirkwall, or a quick drive. Easy car parking behind the house. Extremely friendly staff. Hope to stay there again. Loved the flexibility with the breakfasts!

Thank Lukas B

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to Bellavista Guest House where we strive to make guests feel they are staying in their own home from home. Bellavista is an Orcadian family run Guest House in a quiet, peaceful area of Kirkwall, Orkney. Bellavista is situated near the shore and is a 5 minute car journey or a 15-20 minute shore hugging walk from Kirkwall harbour. Free Internet Access Throughout the Guest House we have free Wi-Fi and a guest computer with free internet access and a printer. Dietary Requirements Bellavista tries as much as possible to accommodate all dietary needs, please discuss any requirements when booking Own Private Car Park Bellavista has its own large private off-street car park where we can have anything from vintage tractors, to buses or vans and lorries staying with us. Locked Bicycle Store We welcome guests who travel to Orkney on their bicycles or hire ones in Kirkwall. Guests are given a key to our locked shed and are able to access the bikes whenever they want, not depending on us to open it up for them. Guest Laundry Room Bellavista has a Guest Laundry Room where clothes can be washed and tumbled dry for £8.00 per load. ... more   less 

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Address: Bellavista Carness Road, Kirkwall KW15 1UE, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Orkney Islands > Mainland > Kirkwall
Number of rooms: 8
Also Known As:
Bellavista Guest House Kirkwall, Orkney Islands
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“for those hard of walking, ask for a ground floor room - the stairs are a little bit steep.”
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“Our room was on the end and was very quiet”
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