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  • Hotel The Ayre Hotel Kirkwall

    The Ayre Hotel Hotel is a three-star hotel situated on the shore of Kirkwall Harbor. It has a centuries-long history of accommodating travellers, though today it boasts beautifully adorned modern rooms. In fact, each room has free Wi-Fi and flat-screen televisions with Freeview, as well as tea and coffee making facilities, hairdryers, and hospitality goods. There are a variety of room types available, and some of which have impressive sea views. Complimentary parking is available onsite. A new wing overlooking the harbour has also recently been added on to the hotel. The hotel’s restaurant and bar serves lunch and dinner, and guests can also choose among continental and full-cooked options for their daily breakfast. The The Ayre Hotel Hotel is located just a short walk away from the North Isles Ferries, and many restaurants and pubs are within walking distance as well. Ancient attractions such as Skara Brae are about a half-hour drive away. more

  • Hotel Kirkwall Youth Hostel Kirkwall

    With a chequered past as a WW II base and then a school hostel, Kirkwall Youth Hostel is situated close to Kirkwall’s historic centre. It offers good value accommodation and true Scottish hospitality. There are both private rooms and family/dorm rooms available. As with most hostels, décor and furnishings are basic, but you should have everything you need for a good night’s sleep. Kirkwall hostel has the usual guest lounge for meeting other travellers, and also a fully equipped kitchen guests are welcome to use. There is also a laundry and drying room for if your clothes and gear get drenched. A basic breakfast is available on-site, but staff will be happy to offer recommendation for the best places to eat in town. The Orkney Islands have a wealth of Neolithic sites. The incredible Ring of Brodgar, a stone circle dating from the late Neolithic period, is 11 miles to the west. more

  • Hotel Hammersmith Bed & Breakfast Kirkwall

    Situated in the heart of the west Mainland, near to the lochs of Harray and Stenness, The 3-star Hammersmith is close to the World Heritage neolithic sites. Please be aware that you will need some form of transport if you stop here as buses are not frequent past the house. The host is a qualified Scottish Tour Guide Association Green Badge guide for Orkney so will be able to give information if required. Hammersmith is on the main road from Birsay to Finstown, conveniently close to both Kirkwall (12 miles) and Stromness (10 miles). With the Merkister Hotel only 2 miles and the Smithfield Arms 3 miles away you do not have to go far for a relaxing drink or a meal. Fishermen can take advantage of the hire boats available at the Merkister Hotel which is situated on the shore of Loch Harray. Harray Stores (general store and off-licence), 1 mile away, has home made bread, pastries, cakes and biscuits. Dounby, 3 miles away, has a Co-op (with fuel pumps), a hairdressers and a post office. There are two twin rooms available on the first floor with en-suites and a double room on the ground floor with a walk-in shower room. more

  • Hotel Westrow Lodge Kirkwall

    Westrow Lodge is an attractive modern, purpose-built, Norwegian-style timber house peacefully situated beside the A964, half-way between Kirkwall and Stromness, and enjoys glorious views over Scapa Flow and the surrounding countryside.
There are two spacious en-suite bedrooms on the first floor, both of which are comfortably furnished in pine to match the style of the house. 
One bedroom is ensuite with a super-king bed and has an adjoining small room with twin beds. Roomy modern bathroom with shower over jacuzzi bathtub with chromotherapy light. Television with Freeview, ironing board with iron, and trouser press are all in the room. Perfect for a small family that wants some privacy too!
 The other bedroom is ensuite with a super-king bed and an additional double bed. Roomy bathroom with shower over jacuzzi bathtub with chromotherapy light. Television with Freeview, ironing board with iron are all in the room. Laundry done for a minimal charge. 
Additional cots, high chairs, booster seats etc. are available at no charge on advance request. 
Guests have their own sitting room with small refrigerator and tea/coffee facilities. Computer with free Wifi in the guest lounge. No pets. more

  • Hotel The Albert Hotel Kirkwall

    Ideally located in the heart of Kirkwall, The The Albert Hotel offers boutique accommodation on the Orkney Islands. This hotel features free Wi-Fi access throughout and an on-site bar and restaurant. Each tastefully decorated room at this hotel features amenities such as a private bathroom, flat-screen TV, ironing facilities, hair dryer, coffee/tea maker, and direct dial telephone. Cots are available on request. Amenities at this smoke-free hotel include a business center, conference and meeting space, wedding services, banquet facilities, and local tourist information. A cooked farmhouse breakfast is served each morning in the restaurant which is open throughout the day serving a range of meals featuring local produce. The Bothy Bar has an extensive drinks list and hosts live music from time to time. The The Albert Hotel is a four-minute walk from the ferry terminal while St Magnus Cathedral is three minutes. Orkney Golf Club is a five-minute drive. more

  • Hotel Karrawa Guest House Kirkwall

    With a three-star rating and bed and breakfast style accommodations the Karrawa Guest House is set in the centre of Kirkwall and is a family run establishment. This guest house has six en suite rooms that are equipped with free Wi-Fi, iPod dock, flat-screen television with DVD player, alarm clock, hairdryer, and tea and coffee making facilities. An off road parking space is allocated for each guestroom. There are also laundry services which include an iron with board by request and bicycle renting. Karrawa Guest House serves a full Scottish breakfast in a conservatory overlooking the garden. Continental breakfast self-serve options and vegetarian meals are available upon request. The town’s shops and restaurants are within a 20 minute walk from the property. Also within easy reach are St Magnus Cathedral and Orkney Golf Club, as well as the entirety of the Orkney Islands. more

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