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Kirkwall Hotel

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  • Excellent24%
  • Very good34%
  • Average21%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible9%
The Kirkwall Hotel with stunning views to the north is one of Orkney's finest Victorian Buildings, perfectly situated within the historic town of Kirkwall, on the picturesque harbour front, close to the marina and the main shopping area, ideal for business or leisure.
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Property amenities
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Meeting Rooms
Laundry Service
Wheelchair Access
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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Room features
Non-Smoking Rooms
Accessible rooms
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HOTEL STYLE
Bay View
Historic Hotel
HOTEL CLASS
Location
Full view
91Great for walkers
Grade: 91 out of 100
36Restaurantswithin 0.5 km
19Attractionswithin 0.5 km
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The food here is very nice, particularly if you choose locally produced items. Couldn't fault the food at all, and the staff are friendly and helpful. However, there is an air of tiredness about the decor and the hotel generally, and the rooms in particular....More

2  Thank SorchaUB
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The hotel has recently changed hands and there have been some unhelpful rumours going around, so tonight we decided to check it out for ourselves. We both had Cullen Skink to start with. I asked the waiter if he wanted me to eat it or...More

Thank Bill M
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Had family lunch here, we all had Haddock and chips, food was OK but nothing really special. its the first time we have been here since new owners in place and was hoping for a wow factor, maybe another time. The Kirkwall Hotel should be...More

1  Thank LOT59degreesNorth
Reviewed 31 October 2018

We are two pensioners with a dog. We were offered a tatty room in appearance , with chipped furniture and dowdy decor. There was barely enough room to move around the bed. We were told that improvements were in hand. Tthe management would not would...More

Thank Wisest-old-man
Reviewed 30 October 2018 via mobile

We took friends over who had never visited Orkney. Stayed in the Kirkwall Hotel, found the staff very friendly and professional. The rooms were clean and well kept. The food was excellent and very reasonable.. Restaurant staff could not do enough to make our stay...More

Thank 123eddiec
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Room Tips
"Don't take a back room they are even worse than the front ones"
Ianm2000
27 Oct 2018
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"Nothing good about the room in this hotel"
ashleighj287
7 Oct 2018
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"find another hotel"
223jacquelineh
22 Sep 2018
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"No room is the best room!!!"
Teresah44
16 Aug 2018
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PRICE RANGE
US$95 - US$197 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
United KingdomScotlandOrkney IslandsMainlandKirkwall
NUMBER OF ROOMS
36
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