Situated on the Orkney Island, 14 miles from Kirkwall, Smithfield Hotel offers 3-star accommodation with free parking, a bar, and a restaurant. Kirkwall airport is 30 minutes’ drive away.

Each recently refurbished room at Smithfield Hotel features free Wi-Fi, tea/coffee making facilities, and a TV. The property has 6 rooms, 5 of which have an en suite bathroom. The single room has an external private shower room.

Open daily, the restaurant has scenic views of Orkney and the menu boasts homemade and locally sourced food. The menu includes Orkney beef, fresh fish, and Orkney mature cheddar. Special dietary requirements can be catered for by prior arrangements. The bar stocks fine quality, locally produced whiskeys and beers from Highland Park & Scapa and Orkney Brewery & Swanney. Guests can enjoy a relaxed atmosphere, a pool table, darts boards, and an outdoor seating area.

Guests can visit the archaeological sites of Skara Brae, Maeshowe, Ring of Brodgar, Standing Stones of Stenness, Brough of Gurness, Brough of Birsay, all within 10 minutes’ drive from the property.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 8.8 for a two-person trip.

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Smithfield Hotel has been welcoming guests since 1 Mar 2013.

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Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.8)

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  • The staff speak English

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About Smithfield Hotel

Welcoming guests since 1 Mar 2013

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  • Do you accept late arrivals? We would be coming in on the NorthLink ferry from Lerwick, which is estimated to arrive at 11:00pm in Kirkwall.

    Yes that is no problem. Just let us know you will be arriving late. Kind regards Ivy

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    Answered on 6 November 2021
Hotel surroundings *
Guests loved walking around the neighbourhood!
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What's nearby
  • Skara Brae
    4 miles
  • Ring of Brogdar
    4.6 miles
  • Ness of Brogdar
    5 miles
  • Maeshowe
    5.2 miles
  • Standing Stones of Stenness
    5.2 miles
  • Highland Park Distillery
    12 miles
Closest airports
  • Kirkwall Airport
    13.9 miles
  • Westray Airport
    21.9 miles
  • Wick John O’Groats Airport
    42.4 miles
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Facilities of Smithfield Hotel
  • Darts
Food & Drink
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
WiFi is available in the hotel rooms and is free of charge.
Free public parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Luggage storage
  • Laundry Additional charge
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Heating
  • Non-smoking rooms
Languages spoken
  • English
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14:00 - 23:00


09:00 - 11:00


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

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Child policies

Children of any age are welcome.

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Cot and extra bed policies

There is no capacity for cots at this property.

There is no capacity for extra beds at this property.

No age restriction

There is no age requirement for check-in


Pets are not allowed.

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FAQs about Smithfield Hotel

  • The prices at Smithfield Hotel may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

  • The following parking options are available to guests staying at Smithfield Hotel (subject to availability):

    • Parking on site
    • Parking
    • Free parking

  • Room options at Smithfield Hotel include:

    • Double
    • Twin
    • Single

  • Smithfield Hotel is 200 yards from the centre of Dounby.

  • Check-in at Smithfield Hotel is from 14:00, and check-out is until 11:00.

  • Smithfield Hotel offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Darts