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The Foveran

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Foveran Foveran Foveran St.Ola, Kirkwall KW15 1SF Scotland See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Air Conditioning
Pool
4 Star accommodation
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All reviews restaurant with rooms scapa flow scallops lamb catch of the day excellent restaurant place to stay countryside location north ronaldsay mutton melt in the mouth lovely toiletries restaurant food is walk in shower huge windows dining room dietary needs book well in advance
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Reviewed 4 days ago

It's location is a perfect place to stay when visiting the Orkney's. Rooms are comfortable with nice bathrooms. The view of the Scapa Flow from the bar or restaurant is magnificent. The food and wine selections are outstanding. The staff is friendly and accommodating. You...More

Thank Barbara75087
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We spent one night here on a dinner, bed and breakfast package to celebrate a special birthday, and it lived up to expectations. Our room wasn’t that big, but by no means pokey. The decor was fresh, the bed was comfortable and the shower modern...More

Thank Nigel S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What an absolutely fantastic place. Lovely rooms, super friendly staff, and a wonderful restaurant. Lovely comfortable beds and smart shower rooms. If you are on Mainland Orkney (and unless you must be in the centre of Kirkwall) this is a perfect spot to stay.

Thank GregQ28
Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

We had the pleasure of dining at The Foveran recently. A lovely dining room with a stupendous outlook over Scapa Flow. The menu was interesting and dietary needs were well catered for. The food was at a high standard, especially the braised lamb. We would...More

Thank FlyingEmu
Reviewed 11 August 2018

As part of our trip to Orkney and Shetland, we decided to stay at The Foveran for the whole week in Orkney and use it as a base for touring the mainland and the outer islands.What a great decision!! First the hotel - The staff...More

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Description
At the Foveran, we offer a warm welcome, relaxed dining and eight comfortable en-suite rooms. Set in open countryside with stunning views over historic Scapa Flow, only a few miles from Kirkwall, an ideal More base to explore the unspoilt splendour of Orkney. Less
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Restaurant
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Pool
Beachfront
Spa
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Best Value
,
Romantic
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Best Value
,
Romantic
Number of rooms
8
Price range
US$98 - US$152 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Formerly known as
Foveran Hotel
Also Known As
Foveran Hotel Kirkwall
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The Foveran Kirkwall, Orkney Islands
Location
United Kingdom > Scotland > Orkney Islands > Mainland > Kirkwall
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Best Value
,
Romantic
Number of rooms
8
Price range
US$98 - US$152 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Formerly known as
Foveran Hotel
Also Known As
Foveran Hotel Kirkwall
,
The Foveran Kirkwall, Orkney Islands
Location
United Kingdom > Scotland > Orkney Islands > Mainland > Kirkwall
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Traveller (57)
Room & Suite (20)
Dining (19)
Location
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Contact
Foveran Foveran Foveran St.Ola, Kirkwall KW15 1SF Scotland
Getting there
Kirkwall Airport2 km
Stronsay Airport29 km
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hgrimmer2016
4 July 2018|
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Response from foveran | Property representative |
Hello, Yes, our kitchen team can provide you with both a vegan menu & a list you can peruse highlighting any allergens in the dishes on our current menu. We would be grateful if you could let us know at the time of booking... More
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Don M
17 April 2018|
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Response from foveran | Property representative |
Hello Don, So sorry, only noticed this question now. I’m afraid we don’t have any accommodation available for the dates you require. We have been booked up for quite some time as it’s a prime week due the local... More
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Room Tips
"All the rooms are excellent - our party had the majority of them & they were extremely happy."
JustJamieRIP
9 Aug 2018
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"Not all rooms are en-suite - be sure to ask. Even so, I'd stay here even if the room wasn't..."
Scottie5
29 Jul 2018
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"all rooms seemed good"
kbraden64
7 Oct 2017
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"We did not stay, we only saw the dining room."
JudyC796
18 Jul 2017
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