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Browns Hostel

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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good31%
  • Average8%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
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“living room”(5 reviews)
“the main street”(5 reviews)
“great location”(6 reviews)
Free Wifi
Non-Smoking Rooms
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All reviewsliving roomthe main streetgreat locationsmall groupmrs browna lovely stayfree internetwell equipped kitchenoverlooking the harbourwould definitely stay here againsylviafacilitiesbedsferryshowerlocklaundry
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Reviewed 27 August 2016

I stayed at the hostel for three weeks while volunteering on the Ness of Brodgar excavation. Mrs Brown is friendly and lives just over the hostel so is around if you need things. The kitchen is well equipped and those complaining about things not matching...More

Thank Katy B
Reviewed 17 August 2016

I was visiting a friend in Stromness and it was a busy weekend so i managed to get a room here. I had a very nice single room and found the facilities very good. I had a good shower and slept well. I thought the...More

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Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

I stayed here for one night recently. It was a half way stop on a journey from Shetland to the Scottish Mainland.Sylvia was incredibly nice and accommodating. The bedroom was spotless, comfortable and peaceful...exactly what i needed. I got a great rest.The hostel is also...More

Thank Eilidh C
Reviewed 1 July 2016 via mobile

I stayed 4 nights here recently and loved it. Sylvia is a very friendly and welcoming host. very helpful with local information. the hostel was clean, quiet and bed was comfortable. It's a short walk from the ferry and bus. I'd recommend staying here and...More

Thank Cyn2371
Reviewed 1 June 2016 via mobile

This self catered house is on stromness main street with the rear of the house overlooking the harbour. Sylvia is welcoming and organised. We stayed in the house rather than the hostel as we wanted a double room with a bathroom. There are 4 rooms...More

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Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
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"We stayed in the Harborside Building with a small view of the sea."
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"probably get one on the opposite side of the house to the pub if you're alight sleeper but all the rooms..."
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"The rooms in Harbourlee House are nicer than those in the main hostel if you want a family room, or one to..."
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"Book by telephone, and Susan only takes cash. Her website has the variety of rooms available, so on the phone..."
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