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    West End Hotel

    14 Main Street, Kirkwall KW15 1BU, Scotland
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    Overview
    • Excellent60%
    • Very good26%
    • Average10%
    • Poor3%
    • Terrible1%
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    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Non-Smoking Hotel
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    Pets Allowed
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    3.0 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 22 October 2017

    My companion and I both really enjoyed our 2 night stay here (21st and 22nd September 2017). Rooms are basic but clean and well appointed. The hotel is conveniently located. The restaurant food is high quality and the cooked breakfast was delicious. The highlight of...More

    Thank SJSBrissygirl
    Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

    Your basic small room with the sink in the room and not in the bathroom. The bed was just a double. The whole affair seemed a bit pokey. The staff were courteous and the breakfast was just fine. The price was about 35 or 40...More

    Thank doreenandneil
    Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

    I visit Orkney fairly regularly for business. I was booked in to the Westend Hotel about 2 years ago as it was the only hotel with vacancies, and whilst it was "ok", at the same time was a step back in time. The bedding was...More

    Thank 219HHK
    Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

    Having recently changed hands, you would have expected some transient issues. There were none. Instead, pleasant, dedicated and helpful staff, from the young waitresses upwards. The food was good, had a well stocked Bar, with local Gins! My thanks to the staff who helped my...More

    Thank Jon A
    Reviewed 6 September 2017

    I don't usually give below average reviews. However, I wanted to comment on the unfriendly service when we visited the bar. We were not staying at the hotel but the bar had been recommended by some travellers we met on the airport shuttle. Not sure...More

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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Room Service
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Room Service
    • Breakfast included
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Conference Facilities
    • Things to do
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$67 - US$120 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Suites ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 10
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    • Location
    • United Kingdom >
    • Scotland >
    • Orkney Islands >
    • Mainland >
    • Kirkwall
    • Also Known As
    • West End Kirkwall ,
    • Hotel West End ,
    • West End Hotel Kirkwall, Orkney Islands
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    Karen M
    22 April 2017|
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    Response from Graham M | Reviewed this property |
    I don't think so however the airport is only a very short (10 minute) taxi ride away.
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    "WIFI can be difficult but it is a very old building, if you need it in your room ask before you check in."
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    "There was wifi in common room& bar. Our room was way back and had no wifi."
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    "There are rooms at the back and in the "attic", which might not suit everyone, as there's no..."
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    "i struggled to keep window open, so maybe ask for a block if you like window open all night."
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