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Recommended to go for a meal there as were staying nearby. They encourage you to book although they don't seem that busy. Service excellent but meals could be a bit more exciting - vegetables were the same for everyone - standard carrots & potatos
I stayed at the Sands as part of a birding tour. I shared the suite with a fellow birder, and it was perfect. Downstairs a large living / dining room with large TV and fireplace, separate kitchen and bathroom. Upstairs 2 bedrooms. It was a...More
Busy restaurant on a Wednesday early evening. Variety of starters, mains & desserts chosen by 4 diners. Seafood salad was highlight with wide variety of seafood all of which was very fresh. Old Man of Hoy stack consisted of pork, apple & black pudding. Orkney...More
We stayed at the Sands for 3 nights on our driving tour around Scotland. It is a great small hotel. Room was clean, bed was good, shower very good, view of pier and water was great. We also enjoyed the restaurant and pub a few...More
The only downside to my stay at the Sands was that I had only booked for 2 nights - 4 would have been preferred.
As a small family run hotel attention has been paid to all aspects of the business from appearance, cleanliness, guest comfort,...More
I would call the hotel in the first instance and discuss this with them. They are very accommodating and very approachable. I would feel confidant if they said they could do something that they would deliver.