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    Kirkwall Hotel

    Harbour Street, Kirkwall KW15 1LE, Scotland
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    06/08/2017 07/08/2017
    USD 162*
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    Overview
    • Excellent25%
    • Very good38%
    • Average19%
    • Poor12%
    • Terrible6%
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    Free Wifi
    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Restaurant
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    Bar/Lounge
    Concierge
    Wheelchair Access
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    3.0 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    Started quite well with a good local G&T but went downhill from there. Starters of squid, very soft and not at all crisp and Haggis balls that in a blind tasting you'd never have know were haggis! Main courses, beef with a chorizo sauce was...More

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    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    We visited Kirkwall Hotel restaurant on the occasion of our 32nd anniversary. We were so happy with the food and the service! It was the best food we'd eaten in our two weeks on Shetland and Orkney. The service was excellent; servers were polite, friendly,...More

    Thank Dan_and_Kathryn
    Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

    Had a very enjoyable couple of days on Orkney based at this hotel. You look out onto Kirkwall harbour so you see all the comings and goings. Friendly welcome, large comfortable room maybe a little dated but clean and well maintained. Lovely evening meal in...More

    Thank Ian A
    Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

    A classic hotel and a lovely place to stay. Well located on the harbour it is easy to walk around town and get to the travel centre to get buses anywhere. The staff have been excellent on all accounts and can't do enough for you....More

    Thank 2ltravel
    Reviewed 17 June 2017

    This hotel could be so much better. It's centrally located, and lack of parking isn't a huge problem as there's a public car park just across the road. What lets it down badly are the harried staff, one of which (working in the dining room)...More

    Thank Visitor548
    The Ayre Hotel
    357 reviews
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    120 reviews
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    249 reviews
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    About
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
    • Room Service
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Breakfast included
    • Room Service
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Things to do
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    Details
    • Price range
    • USD 121 - USD 175 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #6 Family Hotel in Kirkwall
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Accessible rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 36
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    • Location
    • United Kingdom >
    • Scotland >
    • Orkney Islands >
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    • Kirkwall
    • Also Known As
    • Kirkwall Hotel Orkney Islands
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    Room Tips
    "Avoid 322 - and, probably, anything on the 3rd floor!"
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    "Only used the restaurant on this occasion but have stayed there in the past - ask for a harbour view room."
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    "Ask for a room on lower floor so you can take the steps and avoid the lift."
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    "Book early for the summer months to guarantee accommodation"
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