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Cleveland, OH
Reviewed 18 August 2011

I founf this to be one of the best guest house accommodations that we have stayed at. Jane was cheerful, helpful, accommodating, etc. I arrived early and she handled it with no problem. Her facilities were top notch. Her breakfasts were delicious. The rooms were large and the bathroom was spacious with excellent water pressure. Her husband, Alastair, was extremely...

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Glasgow UK
Reviewed 12 August 2011

I strongly recommend Avalon House which is every bit as good as the other reviews suggest. Huge, comfortable well equipped room in purpose built property a few minute drive or a pleasant 20 minute walk alongside the sea to Kirkwall town centre. Excellent breakfast and very friendly and helpful owners. One of the best B&Bs we have stayed in and...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 August 2011

Second stay in 6 months at Avalon. Again, fantastic service, excellent food. Definitely the nicest, cleanest, comfiest, friendliest B&B in Kirkwall/Orkneys. Very highly recommended. Will definitely come back again and will adjust trip to ensure that I can stay here rather than elsewhere.

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Callander
Reviewed 7 August 2011

Everything about this B & B was first class. Well located within minutes from the centre of Kirkwall. The room was spotless, the breakfast outstanding. John & Shirley are a delightful couple who were extremely helpful. Would definitely go back.

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Scotland
Reviewed 24 July 2011

I'm a bit worried by all these great reviews – worried that there might not be a room available for me at Avalon next time I'm in Orkney!

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Rhode Island
Reviewed 19 July 2011

We spent six days at The Avalon House and had a wonderful time. The room was comfortable and clean. The breakfasts were extremely tasty. Jane and Alistair were friendly, funny and helpful. When we will return to Orkney and we will definitely stay at Avalon House!

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Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 11 July 2011

I will admit I am not a regular B&B customer. We decided to stay here based solely on the reviews we read on trip advisor. SO glad we did. It is a 3 minute drive to downtown Kirkwall. There is plenty of parking space provided. I would recommend booking a few weeks in advance as we booked 3 weeks in...

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Tunis, Tunisia
Reviewed 6 July 2011

We stayed in Avalon House B&B for 5 nights at the end of June, and to be quite honest we could not find a thing wrong. The room we stayed in (number 5) was tastefully and comfortably furnished, the bed amazingly comfortable and the bathroom large. Breakfasts were always good and the welcome as warm and friendly as you can...

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 July 2011

Stayed for two nights, room was modern and spotlessly clean, all the usual facilities done well, free wifi which was handy as there is no 3G on Orkney. In a lovely quiet location. Would definitely return.

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Canberra, Australia
Reviewed 29 June 2011

We recently stayed 3 nights at Avalon House and thoroughly enjoyed the experience. The welcome was warm, the accommodation (especially the shower) was first class and the breakfast wonderful. Jane is a wonderful, warm hostess, and her offer to cope with our laundry was very much appreciated. Our short stay on the Orkneys was one of the highlights of our...

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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included

Additional Information about Avalon House

Address: Avalon Carness Road, Kirkwall KW15 1UE, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Orkney Islands > Mainland > Kirkwall
Price Range: $116 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
Also Known As:
Avalon House Kirkwall, Orkney Islands
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“Our room overlooked car park and was fine.”
anita201607, 18 Sep 2016 | Read review
“From Kirkwall, it's walkable or a short taxi ride. If walking back, carry a torch as some of the roads are unlit!”
anthony_rat, 14 Sep 2015 | Read review
“Very quiet area, and all rooms will be excellent”
V1464QOlindam, 17 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Room 5 has a view of the sea, however room 4 was still a lovely room”
frankw242, 3 Aug 2014 | Read review
“What's not to like??!!”
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