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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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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Thank Norman G
Scotland, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago 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 2 weeks ago

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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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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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Thank jameshodg
Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

Had our works Christmas night out, the food was very nice and plenty of it. A good selection of beers as well as whiskeys and gins. The new look of the bar is amazing and looks modern and plenty of seating.

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Thank ork-rich
Kirkwall, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 December 2016

A very enjoyable evening of food and drink. The service was superb, food very tasty and our large table was catered for very efficiently. The new bars are lovely, comfy and very homely. A great night made even better by the venue and staff.

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Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

Went for lunch with my wife and wee boy could not be happier with the service and the food was beautiful. The rack of ribs was massive and the linguini with chicken and pesto was 👌. Backed up with helpful and welcoming staff this place has it all!

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Billericay, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

Nice hotel and the new whisky bar has just been refurbished to a very high standard the hotel is situated in the middle of the town so getting everywhere is easy walking distance the restaurant serves fantastic scallops and the crab cakes are spot on (local crab)

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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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  • 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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