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13 Palace Road

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Room & Suite (4)


Property amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Non-smoking hotel
Room features
Non-smoking rooms
Good to know
Centrally Located


Full view
92Great for walkers
Grade: 92 out of 100
30Restaurantswithin 0.5 km
16Attractionswithin 0.5 km
11Room tips
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we have not been to orkney so it was nice to go for a holiday for 4 days the bed and breakfast is nice and central for the town centre made very welcome by peter nice place to stay if you are on holiday in orkney the breakfast nice and hot each morning a real home from we
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Response from Jemma M, Owner at 13 Palace Road
Responded 4 Jan 2018
Thank you so much for your kind review. I'm glad you enjoyed your stay and your first visit to Orkney.
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My husband and I spent a couple of days at this wonderful B&B. We were made very welcome by Peter and Gemma. Bedrooms were clean and a good size. Great choice of food at breakfast. The house is in a great location, just along the road from St Magnus Catherdral and the
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Response from Jemma M, Owner at 13 Palace Road
Responded 14 Aug 2017
Thank you for your positive review. We are glad you enjoyed Orkney and your stay with us. There really is so much to see and do here but a great excuse to come again.
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I can really recommend this wonderful central b&b in kirkwall, orkney. It is run by a lovely local family, who are very kind and accommodating. The breakfast is wonderful and the whole b&b is comfortable, super clean and of the highest quality. It is a stone's throw from the
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Response from Jemma M, Owner at 13 Palace Road
Responded 1 Jun 2017
Thank you so much for your kind review. We're delighted that you're so comfortable here.
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We spent five days with Peter and Gemma, and the boys (very well-behaved!) and really enjoyed our visit. Nice clean room, excellent food, extremely convenient and gracious hosts made this a very nice stay for us! Would highly recommend this if your travel takes you to Kirkwall!
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Response from Jemma M, Owner at 13 Palace Road
Responded 8 May 2017
Thank you for your kind review. We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay and hope you had a safe trip home.
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Peter and Gemma run a great B&B, and this stay was no exception. The rooms are excellently outfitted, the breakfasts are delicious, and the family delightful. This home is wonderfully located, just feet from St. Magnus Cathedral, the Earl's Palace and Bishop's Palace. This
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Response from Jemma M, Owner at 13 Palace Road
Responded 8 May 2017
Thank you so much for the review, Steve. Apologies for the delay... time flies!
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Hi Anne, thank you for your message. unfortunately we don't have the first 3 nights you require available. If you would like to contact us by telephone, you'll find our number online. We can advise you of the nights we do have available as well as give you recommendations for other b&bs. Kind regards Jemma McKinlay
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Hi Christopher and Nancy Thank you for getting in touch. Unfortunately we will be ceasing to trade as a bed and breakfast in October of this year. We will, however have a self catering unit but this may not be what you are looking for. Trip Advisor won't allow us to include our email address here, however please contact us via the telephone and we can provide you with telephone numbers for other bed and breakfasts close by. Kind regards Jemma and Peter McKinlay
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Hi Karen, thank you for your message. You can call us on 01856 872249. This site will not allow me to input our email address, unfortunately.
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Hello, we would like to book a reservation, how do we contact you to do so? Thank you!
"Room1 looks down the hill to the Cathedral. Catch the bus TO the airport opposite. Timed to flights and very cheap."
"Ask for one of the front rooms"
"All rooms good, but have the smoked salmon and scrambled egg for breakfast"
"We had a double room with a separate bathroom, no problem as robes were provided and the bathroom was good with a lovely deep bath."
"There are only 3 rooms available the other two have ensuite not sure if they have twin beds ,my room had a double bed"
United KingdomScotlandOrkney IslandsMainlandKirkwall
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