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Guntramsdorf, Austria
Reviewed 3 September 2012

nice couple leading the house, very clean, comforting, excellent cooking, fullfilling wishes; beautiful garden and grand view from the big double bed to the sea in a good distance to city but also not so far to take ferries, ideal for Hoy but even to the north isles its just a quarter to drive (rental) car necessary!

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1Thank Andreas G
Copenhagen
Reviewed 30 August 2012

Quoy of Houtoun is a traditional farm house on Orkney that has been renovated perfectly and with love to details. There is one B&B room in the main building and I believe 3 cottages adjacent to it to rent. I stayed in the B&B and having seen a number of B&Bs in Scotland until now, I clearly think this one...

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3Thank TheFlyingSuitcase
Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 August 2012

....this is one of our favourites! We have visited twice and it is fast becoming an annual tradition. To travel so far and find such stunning accommodation,in such a peaceful and beautiful spot is a joy. Cannot recommend highly enough. The accommodation has been well thought out and is of a very high standard. If you order in advance Caroline...

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Antwerp, Belgium
Reviewed 8 July 2012

What a lovely house! And cosy room. A beautiful garden with view on Scapa Flow. Good location to visit all the highlights on the Island. We stayed 2 nights and had a lot of bad weather but our hosts Caroline and Kevin gave us a warm and pleasant feeling. We recommend this B&B to all visitors of the Orkneys.

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Thank Philip B
Wales
Reviewed 23 June 2012

We have recently spent a week at the delightful 'Puffin Quoy' cottage. This was our second visit and it was great to return there again to continue our exploration of the Orkney Islands. Caroline and Kevin are now like old friends so it was good to see them again. We had thought a lot about them and the cottage since...

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Thank WelshGourmet
italia
Reviewed 5 June 2012

This is by far the best b&b we have stayed in (and we have travelled a lot...). Breathtaking views of the bay, super comfy room and delicious breakfast and dinner. Highly highly recommended! Caroline and kevin are great hosts...everything was just perfect. We would love to come back one day!!!!

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1Thank leosissi
Ayrshire
Reviewed 2 June 2012

We stayed with Caroline and Kevin for 3 nights in May, and thouroughly enjoyed our stay. Caroline and Kevin do everything they possibly can to ensure that you have a great holiday. They are excellent hosts and very knowledgeable about the island. The location of their accommodation provides breath taking views of the bay. We stayed B&B and opted for...

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2Thank NellTroon99
Old Stratford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 May 2012

We stayed at Puffin Quoy for a week in May We really believe this must be the best accommodation in Orkney!!! Ultra high quality spec and incredibly well equiped in a lovely location overlooking the bay Caroline and Kevin could not have done more to ensure we enjoyed our stay. Would highly recommend a stay here. Suzy and Gary

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Thank Suzanne G
Scotland
Reviewed 25 May 2012

Lovely to go back to Houton this year again. This time we went self-catering but began with one of Caroline's lovely suppers to save cooking the first night. Puffin Quoy is gorgeous. Very luxurious with a fantastic bathroom and kitchen. The views from the lounge are wonderful and one day we just sat and "chilled out". It was super to...

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Thank Kilcheranlady
Reviewed 13 May 2012 via mobile

Caroline and Kevin were wonderfully welcoming and great company. We stayed in Puffin cottage which was gorgeous and very comfortable. The work they have done on the buildings is truly 5 star. Breakfast was plentiful and delicious and I'm looking forward to going back and trying one of Caroline's evening meals. Amazing all round and absolutely loved our 2 night...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Enjoy a luxurious, relaxing stay at this traditional 4 star gold historic farmhouse or 5 star cottages. Situated in beautiful walled gardens (part of Scottish National Garden scheme) with exceptional views overlooking the sea and Hoy hills. This comfortable farmhouse provides an eclectic mix of the old and new.The Quoy provides an idyllic location, where every effort has been made to provide a warm, welcoming relaxing atmosphere, where our visitors can unwind and enjoy the unique Orcadian atmosphere.Delicious breakfasts have just won Taste of Scotland Award and Healthy Eating Award. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Quoy of Houton

Address: Orphir, Orphir KW17 2RD, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Orkney Islands > Mainland > Orphir
Price Range: €72 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
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“Puffin has one bedroom, super lounge diner, excellent bathroom & kitchen facilities. Granary is larger (3 bedrooms) and there is the B&B.”
 of 5 bubbles Bevlar2015, 20 Aug 2016 | Read review
“We stayed in one of the cottages self catering.”
 of 5 bubbles 913lizf913, 22 May 2016 | Read review
“Stay in self catering.”
 of 5 bubbles LarryG214, 28 Oct 2015 | Read review
“There is only one room. It has the garden view.”
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 of 5 bubbles 2fromClearwater, 23 Jun 2015 | Read review
“There is one B&B room, and 2 self-catering cottages, therefore the accommodations are quite different. The cottages are generally intended for longer, self-catered stays, but if you're lucky, breakfast and other meals are available at an additional charge.”
 of 5 bubbles 211elaines, 2 Dec 2014 | Read review
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