Hotel Ayre Kirkwall
Build 200 years ago, the Ayre Hotel is situated overlooking Kirkwall harbour, just a short walk from the main street. Kirkwall is Orkney's principal town and the central point for exploring all the county. Whether you want to look around the mainland - from Skara Brae in the north to Burwick in the south, or hop on a ferry and visit the isles, you are never more than twenty miles from the hotel. Orkney is steeped in history, going as far back as Neolithic times, so you will never tire of things to see and do, whether you come in summer time and enjoy the long hours of daylight, or if you come in winter for that break away from all the hassles of modern-day living. All 34 rooms have en-suite facilities, colour television and coffee-making tray. There are 19 single rooms, most with double beds, 3 double rooms and 11 twin-bedded rooms, which means the hotel can cater for all customers, including some downstairs rooms which are more suitable for the disabled. There are also disabled toilets on the ground floor near the restaurant and public bar.
Hotel Kirkwall Youth Hostel Kirkwall
The hostel has a friendly and welcoming atmosphere. There is so much to see and do in Orkney, including excellent birdwatching and a vast number of ancient monuments. The hostel has a well-equipped kitchen, a large airy dining room and the three- and four-bedded rooms are cosy and comfortable. There is also a drying room with laundry facilities. It is situated only a 15-minute walk from the town centre and the beautiful twelfth-century St. Magnus Cathedral. Ferries leave the harbour regularly for many Northern Isles.
Hotel Houton Bay Lodge Kirkwall
Houton Bay Lodge offers exceptionally spacious and well-appointed double and twin rooms, plus family rooms, all with en-suite facilities.
Facilities in each room include:
- en-suite facilities
- remote control TV
- tea/coffee making facilities
- writing desk
- free wireless
- trouser press
- iron/iron table
Hotel Smithfield Kirkwall
In the heart of the west mainland of Orkney the Smithfield is situated in the village of Dounby, this family run hotel is surrounded by many archaeological sites, RSPB reserves and well stocked brown trout lochs.
The Smithfield is in a perfect location only a 15 minutes drive from Kirkwall & Stromness and an ideal place to stay and relax whether it be for business or pleasure.
The restaurant is open daily and uses Orkneys finest produce while offering a comfortable and homely atmosphere. Easter 2012 the Smithfield café will open offering speciality coffees hot & cold snacks and our fabulous home bakes. The public bar is a warm traditional bar where locals and guests alike can unwind and enjoy Orkneys quality whiskeys and beers.
There is a quiet TV lounge available with a large selection of Orkney books and information leaflets which residents can browse through and plan the day ahead, wifi is available throughout and there is convenient hotel parking. Ali, Ivy, Ann-Marie and Lee offer you true orcadian hospitality and will leave you with lasting memories of your visit to Orkney.
Hotel Lav'rockha Guest House Kirkwall
At Lav'rockha we offer luxurious accommodation with all facilities for your comfort at competitive rates and are the only Guest House in Orkney to have been awarded four stars and hold the Gold standard for the Green Tourism Scheme. We are past winners of the Best B B title and finalists for Best Orkney Breakfast in the Orkney Food Awards and have achieved the prestigous Taste ofScotland accreditation. In Kirkwall we are less than a mile from the town centre and the ferry to the North Isles. We have private car parking. Suitable for tourist and business guests.