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The Creel B&B

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  • Excellent75%
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  • Average5%
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
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Bar/Lounge
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We stayed at the Creel in July 2018. Orkney reminded me of England in the 1960s, and the Creel fits the part: a waterfront house with three en suite bedrooms, in a sleepy village. David, the owner, puts a lot of energy into making the...More

Thank Grantski
Response from David S, Owner at The Creel B&BResponded yesterday

Thank you for your considered review. It was fun to have a large family for a long stay. (Please tell your youngest that sadly he will not be our youngest guest of the year as we are now expecting a 4-year-old and a 2-year old....More

Reviewed 3 days ago

Greatly impressed with informality of The Creel, ease with which I could make a booking, readiness to accommodate us, very generous welcome. The room we were given, top room, was wonderfully spacious, lovely view over the water and Scapa Flow. Bathroom worked perfectly. Very good...More

Thank dinglelesley
Response from David S, Owner at The Creel B&BResponded yesterday

Thank you so much for taking the trouble to write a review. Personally, I think it’s the guests who make the place and if everyone is wishing to have a good time, then a good time will be had by all. So thank you for...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

David Loutit and his son run a wonderful B&B ideally located right on the shorefront at St. Margarets Hope with beautiful views out over the bay. We had an extremely warm welcome to this well appointed B&B and the breakfast served was absolutely first class...More

Thank Stuart T
Response from David S, Owner at The Creel B&BResponded yesterday

Thank you for your nice review. It’s the nice people who come to us who make us nice (otherwise we’d be horrid🙂)

Reviewed 4 June 2018

It’s always a bit hit or miss when booking accommodation: We have been in b&b’s in the UK and in North America and would have to single out the Creel as the outstanding place to stay. OK, the bathroom in our room was dated and...More

Thank OttoThiel
Response from David S, Owner at The Creel B&BResponded yesterday

Thank you for a kind review that makes us blush. I just think we’re lucky to get such nice guests. (As for warmed coffee cups, that’s a habit developed over cold Orkney winters when fingers freeze as one takes the cups out of the cupboard!)

Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

We booked this for 2 nights whilst on a short motorcycle trip to get a taster of Orkney The welcome we received was very much appreciated and after we where shown to our room which was excellent and had loads of space we where then...More

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Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Restaurant
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Multilingual Staff
Breakfast included
Things to do
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
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Price range
US$66 - US$159 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$66 - US$159 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites, Family Rooms
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Traveller (18)
Room & Suite (8)
Dining (1)
Pool & Beach (1)
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"Room #2 has a captivating harbour view"
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"We were at front over looking sea, referred to as room C (sea?) but had a 2 on the door!!"
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"Front room has views across the bay."
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""Sea" is a lovely room with great views"
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