Featuring a bar, garden and views of city, The Orkney Hotel is located in Kirkwall, 1.7 miles from Scapa Beach. Among the facilities of this property are a restaurant, a 24-hour front desk and room service, along with free WiFi throughout the property. The property is 12 miles from Ring of Brogdar and 10 miles from Orkney Fossil and Heritage Centre, Burray.

At the hotel, every room is equipped with a desk, a flat-screen TV, a private bathroom, bed linen and towels. Guest rooms will provide guests with a closet and an electric tea pot.

A à la carte breakfast is available daily at The Orkney Hotel.

Maeshowe is 10 miles from the accommodation, while Standing Stones of Stenness is 11 miles away. The nearest airport is Kirkwall Airport, 3.7 miles from The Orkney Hotel.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.0 for a two-person trip.

The Orkney Hotel has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Jun 28, 2017

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Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.0)

Breakfast Info

Full English/Irish, Vegetarian, Gluten-free


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This property is part of the Travel Sustainable program, which means it’s taken significant steps to make your stay more sustainable.
Property questions and answers
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  • Do you currently have a laundry service? Approx how munch for a mans polo shirt? Thank you
    Hello, We do have a laundry service for residents, it is £12 per load. I hope this helps.
    Answered on January 20, 2022
  • Hi, If I arrive on the ferry late evening will I still be able to check in. Do you have details of bus/taxi services I could use as I do not drive.
    Hello, yes that's no problem, we have an on call night porter who will be available to check you in after reception has closed. There are busses and t..
    Answered on January 20, 2022
  • do you have twin bed rooms ?????? Helen
    Hi Helen, yes we have twin rooms.
    Answered on April 27, 2022
  • How many rooms do you have and how large a group might you be able to accommodate in 2022 low season, please? Sincerely, Keith Robertson
    We have 30 bedrooms. The size of the group depends on the date, room requirements and availability. If you have a date in mind and room type and how m..
    Answered on May 16, 2021
  • Does the hotel have a car park
    Yes, we do have parking. There are 2 parking bays at the front of the hotel which you are welcome to use and we also have a larger car park located be..
    Answered on April 11, 2022
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Hotel area info *
1 Restaurant On Site

    Garden View Restaurant

    Food: British

    Open for: Dinner

Amenities of The Orkney Hotel
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Alarm clock
  • City view
  • Garden
  • Electric kettle
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
Living Area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable channels
  • Radio
  • Telephone
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Wine/Champagne Additional charge
  • Kids' meals Additional charge
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
  • Tea/Coffee maker
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
No parking available.
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
  • Baggage storage
  • 24-hour front desk
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying Additional charge
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key card access
  • 24-hour security
  • Smoke-free property
  • Wake-up service
  • Heating
  • Packed lunches
  • Carpeted
  • Ironing facilities
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Wake-up service/Alarm clock
  • Room service
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
Languages Spoken
  • English

House rules

The Orkney Hotel takes special requests – add in the next step!


From 2:00 PM


Until 11:00 AM


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children not allowed.

Crib and extra bed policies

Cribs and extra beds aren't available at this property.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18


Pets are not allowed.

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The fine print

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), make sure you're booking this property in accordance with the destination's local government guidelines, including (but not limited to) the purpose of travel and maximum group size.

In accordance with government guidelines to minimize transmission of the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property currently isn't accepting guests from certain countries on dates where such guidelines exist.

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Food and beverage services at this property may be limited or unavailable due to the coronavirus (COVID-19).

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property has reduced reception and service hours.

Due to coronavirus (COVID-19), this property adheres to strict physical distancing measures.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), wearing a face mask is mandatory in all indoor common areas.

Please inform The Orkney Hotel of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

FAQs about The Orkney Hotel

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

    • Guests staying at The Orkney Hotel can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 7.8).

      Breakfast option(s) include:

      • Full English/Irish
      • Vegetarian
      • Gluten-free
      • À la carte

    • Check-in at The Orkney Hotel is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

    • The prices at The Orkney Hotel may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

    • From the nearest airport, you can get to The Orkney Hotel by:

      • Car 10min

    • The Orkney Hotel has 1 restaurant:

      • Garden View Restaurant

    • The Orkney Hotel is 800 feet from the center of Kirkwall.

    • Room options at The Orkney Hotel include:

      • Single
      • Double
      • Twin
      • Twin/Double