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Kirkwall – 43 hotels and places to stay
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The Kirkwall Hotel

Hotel in Kirkwall

Looking out across the harbor of the Orkney Islands’ largest town, The Kirkwall Hotel features a high-quality restaurant and bar along with stylish rooms with attached bathroom. The room was very comfortable and well maintained. Staff was exceptionally nice. Food was superb. Location was perfect. I would recommend the Kirkwall Hotel to anyone.

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7.9
Good
498 reviews
Price from
$190
per night

Ayre Hotel & Ayre Apartments

Hotel in Kirkwall

Set in Kirkwall, Orkney, family-run Ayre Hotel & Ayre Apartments overlooks Kirkwall harbor. It offers local produce in its restaurant and traditionally styled rooms, with free Wi-Fi. Great location. Very modern 2BR apartment, terrific for families or two couples. Apparently has gotten too much use since it was built given the pandemic and felt brand new.

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8.3
Very Good
426 reviews
Price from
$157
per night

The Shore

Hotel in Kirkwall

Set in Kirkwall, Orkney Islands region, The Shore is located 1.2 mi from Highland Park Distillery. This 3-star hotel offers luggage storage space. The hotel has family rooms. Great location, very clean room, great food.

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7.2
Good
282 reviews
Price from
$145
per night

West End Guest House

Hotel in Kirkwall

West End Guest House is set in Kirkwall, 0.7 mi from Highland Park Distillery. Free private parking is available onsite. Certain rooms feature a seating area for your convenience. Thanks Andy for all the help -- we made it to see the Old Man of Hoy!

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7.8
Good
321 reviews
Price from
$90
per night

Albert Hotel

Hotel in Kirkwall

Located in Kirkwall and with Highland Park Distillery reachable within 1.4 miles, Albert Hotel provides express check-in and check-out, allergy-free rooms, a restaurant, free WiFi throughout the... Very nice furnishings in room, layout, bathroom. Quiet. Great location. Nice breakfast.

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8.4
Very Good
133 reviews
Price from
$263
per night

St Ola Hotel

Hotel in Kirkwall

St Ola Hotel offers accommodations in Kirkwall. Guests can enjoy the on-site restaurant. A flat-screen TV, as well as an iPod docking station are featured. You will find a kettle in the room. Great location, comfortable hotel, but it’s the staff that really make it: incredibly helpful and SO welcoming and friendly. Will definitely be staying again!

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7.3
Good
165 reviews
Price from
$114
per night

The Orkney Hotel

Hotel in Kirkwall

Featuring a bar, garden and views of city, The Orkney Hotel is located in Kirkwall, 1.1 miles from Highland Park Distillery. Good location. Parking available on private parking lot. Good breakfast. Comfortable room and bed. Friendly staff.

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7.8
Good
188 reviews
Price from
$169
per night

Sanderlay Guest House

Kirkwall

Located in Kirkwall, 1.5 miles from Highland Park Distillery, Sanderlay Guest House has accommodations with a shared lounge, free private parking and a garden. The guesthouse has family rooms. comfortable room, with a small kitchen with all the amenities. Also on site breakfast service, which I understand from others was excellent, but we were unable to partake due to the timing of our excursions.

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8.3
Very Good
216 reviews
Price from
$71
per night

Orcades Hostel

Kirkwall

Offering free WiFi throughout the property, Orcades Hostel is located in Kirkwall. The units in the hostel are equipped with a TV. The private bathroom is fitted with a shower. Location fine, room fine. Some nice touches - a comfy chair on a slightly raised level below a Velux window which was nice for reading.

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8.8
Excellent
290 reviews
Price from
$84
per night

Kirkwall Youth Hostel

Kirkwall

Located just 13 minutes’ from St Magnus Cathedral, Kirkwall Youth Hostel offers free onsite parking and a self-catering kitchen. This was a very positive first time hosteling experience for a 77 yr young grandma and her 18 yr old grandson. The hosts at the Hostel, especially Chris and Kelvin, were very helpful. The Hostel was very well organized and run ad clean. The guests were friendly.

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8.2
Very Good
183 reviews
Price from
$28
per night

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