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The Sands Hotel

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Overview
Sands Hotel Pier Road, Burray Village KW17 2SS Scotland See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Room Service
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25 Nov.26 Nov.
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All reviews scallops staff were friendly fish herring evening meal scapa flow first class lovely place orkney islands place to stay service was excellent excellent hotel lovely food plenty of choice bar menu minute drive black pudding
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You will find comfort and everything you need - very comfortable rooms with wonderful views! The dinners were amazing - with an excellent choice of either Al A Carte or Bar menu - both of which were excellent. The scallops were the highlight!

Thank Peter N
Reviewed 4 October 2018 via mobile

Tucked away in a quiet corner of Scapa Flow is The Sands Hotel. It sits about 2 miles across the bay from St Margaret's Hope - which is where The Pentalina Ferry berths. The hotel has lovely fixtures and fittings - and they are all...More

Thank DEREK H
Reviewed 3 October 2018

Worth the 15 minutes drive to Kirkwall Lovely room with sea view ... very quite ,,, not a lot going on in the hotel ...food good ...breakfast excellent ....decent bar would have liked somewhere to sit in the evening and watch the view but would...More

Thank Elizabethlatzoumaz
Reviewed 29 September 2018 via mobile

Enjoyed a great meal here with my wife (even had a great range of vegetarian meals for her). My fish was very fresh and not too expensive either. Great service and a great night in a hidden gem of a place.

1  Thank Kendoville
Reviewed 21 September 2018

In Orkney you are never far from the sea but the position of this hotel is amazing - a bit scary if the weather is rough.The hotel is excellent in all ways, comfortable beds, good sized bathrooms and best of all the restaurant where the...More

Thank suzie3491
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About
Description
The Sands Hotel has been upgraded over recent years to provide high quality 4* bed & breakfast accommodation. The bar along with our Watersound Restaurant has a warm friendly atmosphere which welcomes tourists and More locals alike for any occasion, from light meals to the delights of our a la carte menu. Less
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Room Service
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Breakfast Available
Golf Course
Non-Smoking Hotel
Beachfront
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites, Family Rooms
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
8
Price range
USD 97 - USD 176 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Sands Hotel Burray Village
Location
United Kingdom > Scotland > Orkney Islands > Burray > Burray Village
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
8
Price range
USD 97 - USD 176 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Sands Hotel Burray Village
Location
United Kingdom > Scotland > Orkney Islands > Burray > Burray Village
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Traveller (28)
Room & Suite (5)
Pool & Beach (1)
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Questions & Answers
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hgrimmer2016
4 July 2018|
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Response from Flumpy72 | Reviewed this property |
I would call the hotel in the first instance and discuss this with them. They are very accommodating and very approachable. I would feel confidant if they said they could do something that they would deliver.
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neilcmr
22 April 2017|
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Response from wayne j | Reviewed this property |
They seem to be consistently good. I'll. be back
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Room Tips
"stay some place else"
L1505SLandrewa
7 Mar. 2018
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"Nice to get some space in the family suite"
jayneeeb
6 Nov. 2017
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"all rooms are good with sea views"
grommy2
17 Oct. 2017
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"All rooms face the water"
Nicksam
7 Oct. 2017
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