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    Balfour Castle

    Balfour Village, KW17 2DY, Scotland
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    Overview
    • Excellent90%
    • Very good7%
    • Average3%
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    3.0 Star Hotel
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    The INN Guest House
    164 reviews
    #1 of 2 B&Bs / Inns in St. Mary's
     
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    Reviewed 2 February 2013

    On the spur of the moment my husband and I decided to see if we get reservations to eat at the restaurant at Balfour Castle on Shapinsay Island, Orkney. We were able to get them, took a taxi boat, made private arrangements to get back...More

    6  Thank Fran49680
    Reviewed 15 September 2012

    Last year when we stopped in the Orkney's we toured Skara Brae, Skail House, the Standing Stones of Ennis and more that was very interesting and worthwhile. This year we were on the Silversea Silver Cloud when it stopped in the Orkney Islands and chose...More

    3  Thank fudgbug
    Reviewed 5 June 2012

    This is a fantastic property. Magnificent architecture, and well maintained. Fascinating grounds, including the gardens where food is grown. Visited on a cruise ship tour. Would love to have stayed here (think pretty pricey). Tip: if you are on tour, try to get Nick as...More

    1  Thank AthensBulldawg
    Reviewed 27 October 2011

    We spent night at the Balfour Castle during a month long driving holiday in Scotland & the Orkney's. Accomodation, food, extremely attentive staff were excellent. Our room was so beautiful, our bed so comfortable and the castle so amazing, it's a wonder that we ever...More

    5  Thank Bobbi B
    Reviewed 20 September 2011

    We spent one night at the castle, and felt that the service, accomodation and food was of exceptionally high service. For dinner we had the taster menu, every course was immaculate, and all the ingredients were fresh and full of flavour. The attention paid to...More

    3  Thank 50andhappy2010
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    • Orkney Islands >
    • Shapinsay
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    • Balfour Castle Hotel Shapinsay
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    Room Tips
    "I only saw one room, a double, but big enough for a football team. Superb!"
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    "The castle is only available to book for exclusive use - so chose your friends well so you don't argue..."
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    "All rooms had unique furnishings - we based our choice on the view from the windows."
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