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The Orkney Hotel

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Manchester
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our first visit to Orkney and we reviewed a good few hotels before booking with the Orkney Hotel. It's not on the harbour front like some, but to be honest, it really doesn't matter. The walk to the harbour is a short one and being away from there gave us an excellent nights sleep. The hotel isn't modern as some...

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Isle of Barra, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Lovely clean hotel, staff were friendly and helpful. Nice bar area with a massive selection of whisky. One of the best hot breakfasts I have had in a long time. A bar meal is available but I had dinner in the restaurant which had a good choice of good food.

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uk
Reviewed 21 February 2017

I spent a week on business here from the 14-21 February 2017. The room was fantastic. (Although the shower was adequate). Food was first class and plentiful. The staff can only be described as brilliant and an absolute asset to their employer. Nothing was too much trouble for them. Always cheery, always smiling and always helpful. Thank you. Would I...

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Thank eddie-henrik
Orkney Islands, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

Visited The Orkney Hotel for my mother's birthday and really loved the food. Can't fault it. We only live 15 miles away but it's the first time we have been there in years, it was my mother's choice but I think we will be back soon. The waitresses were very attentive and polite. Really nice evening.

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Thank Gina B
Reviewed 16 February 2017

Recently refurbished, the Royal bar in the Orkney Hotel, is comfortable, spacious and luxuriously finished in beautiful hardwood by local craftsmen. Howver it is the whisky selection that really blows you away. Running to three hundred different bottles ranging from luxury vintage perfection to the more commonplace single malts, this is a glorious adventure in the water of life. But...

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Scotland, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

I have stayed many times over the years and applaud the ongoing commitment to improvement and maintenance that seems to be endemic at this hotel. The rooms are always clean and fresh. On this visit reception was being decorated (well organised as it didn't affect checking in/out) I hadn't been for a while so the new bar area was a...

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Thank Dragarth
Kirkwall, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 January 2017

We went for a meal here for a first time a few days ago. The food was very tasty in general, especially steaks. The atmosphere in the restaurant was very cosy and it felt like home. Staff were very friendly, attentive and fun to talk to. :) After we finished our meal in the restaurant we stayed at the bar....

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Thank Runawayhome
Reviewed 30 January 2017

I recently went for a meal with my family here. I hadn't been to that end of the town in awhile and was pleasantly surprised. We sat in the bar first - beautiful upgrade with unbelievable choices of any kind of drink you could imagine. Very well presented but not over the top. We almost did not want to leave...

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Thank Sandy C
Kirkwall, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 January 2017

Booked a table for two in the restaurant as we have not tried this place for a meal. When we entered the restaurant we waited for a while and eventually a waitress approached, she just managed to say hello, grabbed two menu's and set off. We thought she was taking them to another table but as she then stood at...

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Thank Rangers9
Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

Very poor dinner service I was with 9 of my colleagues and we all checked in for one night at about 1930 PM on Tuesday Jan 3rd and went straight for dinner. We were told that we had to eat in the bar and not the restaurant, ok that wasn't a problem. Food was very slow to arrive and we...

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Amenities

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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Family Rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Breakfast included
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service

Additional Information about The Orkney Hotel

Address: 40 Victoria Street, Kirkwall KW15 1DN, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Orkney Islands > Mainland > Kirkwall
Number of rooms: 30
Also Known As:
Orkney Hotel Kirkwall
The Orkney Hotel Kirkwall, Orkney Islands
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#3 Romantic Hotel in Kirkwall
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