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The Sands Hotel, Orkney

Hotel in Burray Village

Set in a 19th-century building, The Sands Hotel, Orkney is located along the shore of Scapa Flow in Burray village. It has a bar, a restaurant and beautiful sea views. I liked everything about The Sands, comfortable accommodation, excellent food and friendly service.

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9.1
Wonderful
229 reviews
Price from
$107
per night

Standing Stones Hotel

Hotel in Stromness

Located in Stromness, 1.2 miles from Standing Stones of Stenness, Standing Stones Hotel has accommodations with a garden, free private parking, a shared lounge and a restaurant. The location was perfect, being so close to Skara Brae; Ring of Brodgar; Maeshowe; and located close to the Ferry at Stensness & relatively to Kirkwall.

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8.2
Very Good
245 reviews
Price from
$145
per night

Albert Hotel

Hotel in Kirkwall

Located in Kirkwall and within 10 miles of Maeshowe, Albert Hotel features a bar, allergy-free rooms, and free WiFi throughout the property. This 3-star hotel offers room service. Very nice furnishings in room, layout, bathroom. Quiet. Great location. Nice breakfast.

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8.3
Very Good
122 reviews
Price from
$265
per night

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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8.1
Very Good
418 reviews
Price from
$100
per night

Smithfield Hotel

Hotel in Dounby

Located on the Orkney Island, 14 miles from Kirkwall, Smithfield Hotel offers 3-star accommodations with free parking, a bar, and a restaurant. Kirkwall airport is 30 minutes’ drive away. We really appreciated it that the heating in our room could be turned on at all times.

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8.6
Excellent
161 reviews

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. The breakfast is always consistently good. All of the staff are really great. Many thanks to Islam for her good work.

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8.2
Very Good
421 reviews
Price from
$79
per night

Merkister Hotel

Hotel in Harray

Located on the shore of Harray Loch and family-run for over 30 years, the Merkister Hotel is a 15-minute drive from the main towns of Kirkwall and Stromness. The breakfast was beyond expectations. Absolutely delicious and hearty portions!

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8.9
Excellent
93 reviews
Price from
$145
per night

The Royal Hotel

Hotel in Stromness

Located in Stromness and with Standing Stones of Stenness reachable within 5.3 miles, The Royal Hotel provides a restaurant, non-smoking rooms, free WiFi throughout the property and a bar. Amazing room. Fantastic breakfast with the chef cooking a perfect fried egg for a very fussy person and amazing porridge with rhubarb compote.

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7.9
Good
104 reviews

The Orkney Hotel

Hotel in Kirkwall

Featuring 3-star accommodations, The Orkney Hotel is located in Kirkwall, 1.7 miles from Scapa Beach and 10 miles from Maeshowe. I loved how professional and understanding the staff were giving this horrific times we are all going through at the present time with covid19, I didn’t quite get to stay there but when uncle Boris ungrounds us all I shall be making a booking as soon as I can.

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7.7
Good
190 reviews
Price from
$151
per night

The Stromness Hotel

Hotel in Stromness

The Stromness Hotel is set in Stromness. This hotel offers free WiFi. Ring of Brogdar is 3.7 mi away and Standing Stones of Stenness is 3.7 mi from the hotel. historic and solid hotel. old style finishing sand meal service. superb!

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5.6
Review score
184 reviews
Price from
$48
per night

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