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Merkister Hotel

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Harray KW17 2LF Scotland See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Suites
Bar/Lounge
Pets Allowed
3 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a lovely front facing room with a view across the Loch. This place is amazingly quiet, lots of places to walk a dog and explore. The hotel is dog friendly, the staff are very friendly and helpful and the food, both breakfast and...More

1  Thank Paul H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Feeling reflective and nostalgic, marking fifty years together with a holiday on Orkney, we decided to delve back another fifty years, to the time when my wife’s Grandparents and Great grandparents fished on Loch Harray. They stayed at Merkister so we decided to dine there....More

1  Thank skypilot60
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had been camping but felt like a treat so we booked into the Merkister for one night... We took what was the cheapest option on the rooms and expected a small twin room What we got was great two large twin beds and a...More

1  Thank Jane G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The hotel has been raved about, particularly the foot, but my experience was quite average. The location was stunning and I'm sure people who like to fish would find it unbeatable. Our room was pokey and old fashioned, it was also unbearably hot! But it...More

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Response from lorna m, Owner at Merkister HotelResponded 1 week ago

Dear emma_campaigner, Thank you for your review, I am glad you found the location Stunning, we are indeed very lucky to live in such a wonderful spot, Sunrise, Sunsets and ever changing colours over the loch and wilderness.... We are a country house hotel, so...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were booked into this hotel when the hotels in Kirkwall were full, and were very pleased. As noted in the other reviews, the food is first class. We did have a suite, so I can't opine on the other rooms - plenty of space,...More

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About
Description
Situated on the shores of Harray Loch, Overlooing the Hills of Hoy. Spectaluar Views. Family Run Country House Hotel. Hotel features, Residents Lounge, Conservatory, Public Lounge Bar serving extensive Bar ...More Lunch and Supper Menus and our Award winning Skerries Restaurant serving only the best local Beef, Lamb, Crab, Fish etc...etc... Less
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Restaurant
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar/Lounge
Laundry Service
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Spa
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
14
Price range
US$120 - US$243 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Merkister Hotel Mainland
Location
United Kingdom > Scotland > Orkney Islands > Mainland > Harray
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
14
Price range
US$120 - US$243 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Merkister Hotel Mainland
Location
United Kingdom > Scotland > Orkney Islands > Mainland > Harray
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Traveller (126)
Room & Suite (31)
Dining (13)
Pool & Beach (3)
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Fredled2014
3 December 2014|
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Response from lorna m | Property representative |
Room cost incl of Breakfast Standard Double £150 per night Loch View Kingsize £ 180 Superior Garden Room £ 218
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Fredled2014
30 November 2014|
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Response from lorna m | Property representative |
Hello We have a few types of rooms, this is the available at this time 29th, 30th & 31st May Loch View Kingsize 3 Nights Bed & Breakfast £ 270pp Superior Garden Room 3 Nights Bed & Breakfast £ 327pp
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Fredled2014
30 November 2014|
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Response from lorna m | Property representative |
We have a few types of rooms, this is the available at this time 1st, 2nd & 3rd June Standard Double 3 Nights Bed & Breakfast £ 225pp Superior Garden Room 3 Nights Bed & Breakfast £ 327pp 2 days ago
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"Have a Loch facing room"
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"Just go and enjoy !!"
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"Not all rooms have a view over the Loch but that is reflected in the prices charged per room."
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