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    West End Hotel

    14 Main Street, Kirkwall KW15 1BU, Scotland
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    Overview
    • Excellent60%
    • Very good25%
    • Average10%
    • Poor3%
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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 17 May 2017

    We stayed at the West End hotel for one night. The room was clean and comfortable. It was very large.The dinner served in the restaurant was very good We had a seafood platter. One dinner was enough food for two. If you are in Kirkwall,...More

    Thank JoanMarty
    Reviewed 6 April 2017

    We liked the hotel location, which is in a quiet area near the main shopping street and which allowed us to walk through and see the different businesses. Other hotels tend to be by the harbor where there are more pubs and some roadworks so...More

    1  Thank GrisyGer
    Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

    There's something magical about an open fire. The bar area is so cosy and it's a lovely little spot to enjoy a drink before your meal. I had a smoked salmon stater, seafood platter main and the clootie dumpling for dessert. They were incredibly tasty....More

    1  Thank Tim S
    Reviewed 24 January 2017 via mobile

    Lovely weekend stay in Orkney, the Hotel was very comfortable , the room cosy . Very friendly atmosphere, the staff very amiable and helpful. Breakfast superb, and loved the classical music playing in such a lovely dining room. Cosy and warm atmosphere in the bar...More

    1  Thank Stephen L
    Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

    It's not often you get the chance to stay in such an historic building full of charm. The bar was well priced, comfortable and came with an open fire and Balfour the dog for company. Robert and Giffy were excellent hosts with a keen sense...More

    Thank Graham M
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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Room Service
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Room Service
    • Breakfast included
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Conference Facilities
    • Things to do
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$116 - US$156 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #4 Business Hotel in Kirkwall
    • #4 Romantic Hotel in Kirkwall
    • #5 Family Hotel in Kirkwall
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • 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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