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Straigona B&B

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Reviewed 9 October 2016

Straigona is a wonderful B&B. Julie and Mike are great hosts and have a wonderful B&B very near the Kirkwall airport, away from the hustle and bustle of the city. Mike's breakfast were wonderful and cook to order. Very accommodating for various diets. Julie was full of interesting things to see and do, which made the trip even more enjoyable....

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Orkney192, Owner at Straigona B&B, responded to this review

It was a pleasure to meet you and really enjoyed our chats. Hope you will come back one day. BRgds Julie

Dillonvale, OH
Reviewed 29 September 2016

My party booked two rooms for two nights back in July 2015.. The setting of the house is lovely in all directions. Mike and Julie are superb hosts, truly know and love Orkney. Breakfast to die for! The house and rooms are immaculate and comfortable. Nothing was too much to ask. Know that there is no "lounge" for a group...

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Orkney192, Owner at Straigona B&B, responded to this review

Thank you for the compliments and the lovely subject line. BRgds Julie

Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 29 September 2016

Had a lovely stay here on my first visit to Orkney! Great location with a lovely view over a wee bay, Julie and Mike very friendly and helpful with advice and tips on what to do - and the Orkney Fudge Cheesecake was a massive hit! The Inganess room was ideal for three - myself and two kids - and...

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Orkney192, Owner at Straigona B&B, responded to this review

It was lovely to have you stay and the girls were a delight! Hope you come back and explore some more. BRgds Julie

Leawood, Kansas
Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

We took my parents on a whirlwind adventure of Northern Scotland and enjoyed our two nights here. This home is immaculate and everything feels brand new. Breakfast was great and so were the home bakes kept on the side board for snacking. A couple of minor observations....The room was comfortable with the windows open, but we found most of the...

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Orkney192, Owner at Straigona B&B, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and glad you all enjoyed your stay. To address the points made, I am not sure what cutsie doodads are? We do not have ornaments or knik-naks in the rooms so I'm a little confused? We do have a selection of toiletry items and magnifying mirror, extra lamp, etc as we have many guests who...

Lincolnshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 September 2016

My husband and I spent two tranquil, lovely nights at Straigona bed and breakfast near Kirkwall in Orkney. I can't recommend this b&b highly enough. Julie is a wonderful hostess and so knowledgeable about Orkney and the wildlife. Our room was a perfect size with a huge ensuite and we had everything we could possibly need. Breakfast was delicious and...

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Orkney192, Owner at Straigona B&B, responded to this review

Thank you! Such a lovely review and I do hope you return and we can spoil you some more! BRgds Julie

Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

It was the best B&B service I've ever had. The rooms clean and you can find everything you need, hair dryer, shower lotion, shower caps, electronic adapter pieces, television, extra linen... Julie and Mike are very, very, very friendly. They make everything possible, even a gluten free and vegetarian breakfast. Thanks for that!! They have very good suggestions for the...

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Orkney192, Owner at Straigona B&B, responded to this review

WOW! Loved your subject line! It was a real pleasure to meet you all and so glad you enjoyed the 'extras'. As you advised me in advance of dietary requirements it was no problem to make sure we had a few special things for you and I'm so glad you liked them. BRgds Julie

Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 September 2016

Having used Tripadvisor to select Straigona, I have to say the reality lived up to all the excellent reviews. Our room was at the front, with a superb view, and Julie and Mike could not do enough to make our stay a great one. The room was stocked with a swathe of toiletries, and the breakfasts were delicious. As an...

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Orkney192, Owner at Straigona B&B, responded to this review

Thank you so much. We really appreciate the fact that we lived up to expectations and would love to have you stay with us again. BRgds Julie

Vernon, Canada
Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for three nights while visiting Orkney mainland and the Island of Hoy. The Inganess room is spacious with a lovely view. The little extra touches promote the wonderful things made on the Orkneys- such as Orkney soap, Orkney fudge as a welcome gift. Loved the cheery, homey touches, as well as all the lovely pictures of the...

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Orkney192, Owner at Straigona B&B, responded to this review

It was lovely to have you all stay with us and really pleased you liked all the 'Orkney' things! I do love my pictures...!! Loved chatting with you and hope we made your Orkney visit that bit more special. BRgds Julie

Chelmsford Essex
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Straigona is a great B and B in a brilliant location. It is really close to the airport and perfectly placed to drive everywhere on the main island. Julie and Mike are very lovely hosts with lots of information about the island and helpful tips. The meals we had were lovely and as a vegetarian I was catered for very...

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Orkney192, Owner at Straigona B&B, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, very pleased that you enjoyed your stay and hope that you'll come back again in the future. BRgds Julie

Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

We stayed two nights and the accomodations were very nice. Pleasant room, delicious breakfast and helpful hosts to get better oriented in the area. I would highly recommend the Straigona B&B and would love to stay again.

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Orkney192, Owner at Straigona B&B, responded to this review

It was very interesting to meet you and hear about your previous stay on Orkney some 30 years ago! I hope you made sopme good contacts while you were staying on Hoy and would love for you to come back and stay with us again. BRgds Julie

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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Straigona B&B is ideally situated 5 miles from Kirkwall and close to the airport, enjoying stunning views over Inganess Bay and the island of Shapinsay. All rooms are en-suite and have tea and coffee making facilities, TV with Freeview and DVD, free WI-FI, hairdryer, toiletries, bath robes, individually thermostatically controlled radiators, shaver point. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Straigona B&B

Address: Tankerness | Tankerness, Kirkwall KW17 2QR, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Orkney Islands > Mainland > Kirkwall
Price Range: €53 - €95 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
Also Known As:
Straigona B&B Kirkwall, Orkney Islands
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“Skaill has a super king size bed. the other rooms have a view over the sea.”
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“We had a pleasant room overlooking the rear garden with subtle lighting.”
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“Front room has a great view”
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“Inganess has best views”
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