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19 St Catherines Place, Kirkwall, Orkney.

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Relax in comfort in the quality furnished lounge after a day exploring Kirkwall and Orkney.
1 of 22Relax in comfort in the quality furnished lounge after a day exploring Kirkwall and Orkney.
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Overview
3 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
5 guests
3 nights minimum
Holiday Rental House
19 St Catherine’s Place is a Historic Scotland listed building in the heart of The City and Royal Burgh of Kirkwall, Orkney’s principle town. An ideal base for your holiday to explore Orkney yet only a short walk to the magnificent St Magnus Cathedral, the Bishops and Earls Palaces, Tankerness Museum, the many shops, bars, restaurants, with Kirkwall marina and harbour located just at the end of the street. Centrally positioned; close to Travel Centre providing easy access to all ferry terminals and airport, so for this property a car is far from essential. This new to the market (2015) three bedroom house consists of two double bedrooms and one single bedroom, a large lounge and a kitchen diner, with an upstairs bathroom, (over bath shower, basin and toilet) and a separate ground floo...19 St Catherine’s Place is a Historic Scotland listed building in the heart of The City and Royal Burgh of Kirkwall, Orkney’s principle town. An ideal base for your holiday to explore Orkney yet only a short walk to the magnificent St Magnus Cathedral, the Bishops and Earls Palaces, Tankerness Museum, the many shops, bars, restaurants, with Kirkwall marina and harbour located just at the end of the street. Centrally positioned; close to Travel Centre providing easy access to all ferry terminals and airport, so for this property a car is far from essential. This new to the market (2015) three bedroom house consists of two double bedrooms and one single bedroom, a large lounge and a kitchen diner, with an upstairs bathroom, (over bath shower, basin and toilet) and a separate ground floor toilet. As this centrally located self-catering property is newly listed in 2015 it is in immaculate condition; is fitted with brand new accessories and appliances, including 40” TV, cooker, dishwasher, fridge, microwave, washing machine and dryer etc. FREE Wi-Fi. More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Bathrooms
1 Half bath, 1 Full bath
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About the Owner
Deborah R
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:July 2015
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Reviewed 2 September 2019

Excellently equipped with spacious layout. Comfortable beds and living room. Just a few minutes walk from the centre of Kirkwall with parking available round the corner. Helpful and welcoming host, lots of local guides and information. Good DVDs if you want a night in!

Date of stay: August 2019
Thank S2019J
Experience584684, VR Owner at 19 St Catherines Place, Kirkwall, Orkney., responded to this reviewResponded 2 September 2019

Thank you for your comments.

Reviewed 13 August 2019

Excellent situation close to Kirkwall shops, harbour, pubs restaurants, bus station and places of interest. Plenty of parking nearby. The house is on quite a busy road but not too noisy. No garden. Ideal base for touring this lovely and interesting island.

Date of stay: July 2019
Thank Gillian Margare... K
Experience584684, VR Owner at 19 St Catherines Place, Kirkwall, Orkney., responded to this reviewResponded 2 September 2019

Thank you for your comments.glad you enjoyed the house and exploring Orkney.

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Reviewed 28 July 2019 via mobile

Date of stay: July 2019
Experience584684, VR Owner at 19 St Catherines Place, Kirkwall, Orkney., responded to this reviewResponded 2 September 2019

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Reviewed 12 June 2019

Stayed here for a week whilst working up in Orkney. Great spot, close to town and harbour, but just far enough away so its nice and quiet. Spacious accommodation. Ideal spot

Date of stay: May 2019
Thank GPasco
Experience584684, VR Owner at 19 St Catherines Place, Kirkwall, Orkney., responded to this reviewResponded 1 July 2019

Thank you for your review. Glad you enjoyed your stay in Orkney.

Reviewed 21 June 2018

Really enjoyed our short stay in this cosy immaculate convenient and comfortable cottage. Deborah very kindly got us some additional pillows. We had to pay for the full week although we only needed 3 nights but we understand why and it would not prevent us...More

Date of stay: June 2018
Thank Andrew C
Experience584684, VR Owner at 19 St Catherines Place, Kirkwall, Orkney., responded to this reviewResponded 27 February 2019

Thank you for your review. I am glad that you enjoyed your visit to Orkney. I am always happy to help guests with their requirements. I am pleased that I was able to assist with your request.

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Reviewed 10 June 2018

Very handy for Kirkwall's facilities, including the travel centre, the inter-island ferries and the splendid cathedral. There were about 4 or 5 good bars and restaurants with in a short walk, also a small Coop and a deli. The house was well-equipped and included a...More

Date of stay: June 2018
Thank Gillian Margare... K
Experience584684, VR Owner at 19 St Catherines Place, Kirkwall, Orkney., responded to this reviewResponded 15 January 2019

Thank you for your comments. I am glad you enjoyed your visit to Orkney.

Reviewed 1 February 2018

This is a fantastic property. Ideally situated for Kirkwall town centre, which is just a couple of minutes walk away. We were there working for three weeks, it was originally 2 but we had to stay on and fortunately the house was available for the...More

Date of stay: November 2017
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Management response:Responded 20 February 2018

Hi. Thank you for such a comprehensive and complimentary review. We are pleased that you enjoyed your stay and will be very happy to welcome you back in the future.

Reviewed 26 October 2017

Clean and tidy little house. Comfortable. Plenty of free parking nearby . Great position in town. Kitchen a little sparse on mugs and plates . Great place to visit to see a different side of the UK.

Date of stay: August 2017
Thank Scenic666362
Management response:Responded 29 November 2017

Thank you for your review. I am glad that you enjoyed your stay. Whilst there are enough mugs and plates for 5 people, I appreciate your comments and have now provided additional crockery.

Reviewed 18 October 2017

Very good location only a few minutes walk from the centre of Kirkwall. The accommodation was quiet and well fitted out with everything you need to enjoy a relaxing self catering break. The owners were very helpful with advice on directions and entry to the...More

Date of stay: August 2017
Thank Ian M
Management response:Responded 20 October 2017

Hi, Ian. Thank you for your comments. I am glad you enjoyed Orkney and the house was suitable for you.

Reviewed 18 October 2017

Lovely spacious house only a short walk from the shops, pubs and restaurants of Kirkwall. Steven and Deborah looked after us extremely well from afar - sending us daily "what's on" bulletins. Welcome basket on arrival and fresh milk in the fridge - what more...More

Date of stay: October 2017
Thank Jules468
Management response:Responded 29 November 2017

Thank you for your review. I am glad you enjoyed Orkney and would be very pleased to welcome you back.

Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Dishwasher
Dryer
Refrigerator
Internet Access
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Local Guides/Maps
Microwave
Cable/satellite TV
Shared Garden
Cooker
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
Washer
Wi-Fi
Fishing Nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Watersports Nearby
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
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Car not needed
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There is a regular bus service to Kirkwall from the airport and every ferry terminal. The Travel Centre (Bus Station) is 5 minutes walk from your holiday home. There is plenty of parking close to the house.
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Frequently Asked Questions about 19 St Catherines Place, Kirkwall, Orkney.

  • 19 St Catherines Place, Kirkwall, Orkney. is able to accommodate up to 5 guests. See all property details.

  • 19 St Catherines Place, Kirkwall, Orkney. has 2 bathrooms available. See all property details.

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