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Avalon House
Ranked #8 of 26 Kirkwall B&B and Inns
Halden, Ostfold, Norway
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“Very highly recommended”
Reviewed 11 May 2012

We stayed in Avalon house for 4 nights. Wish we could have stayed longer and we would love to come back. Excellent breakfast,comfortable well equipped and clean room. Jane and Alistair are great hosts. Very highly recommended place to stay.

  • Stayed April 2012, travelled with friends
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Aylesbury, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 30 January 2012

Stayed in Avalon house for 3 nights in summer. Very clean and comfortable. Jane was very welcoming and helpful with local information. Great breakfast. Only disappointment was the view from the bedroom was on to the car park but the view from the dining room was lovely.

  • Stayed June 2011, travelled with family
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Santiago, Chile
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Reviewed 11 October 2011

I stayed 3 nights at Avalon House and I think it is excellent. Every detail is taken care of.
It is minutes away form center of Kirwall by car and about 15 min walking distance.
Spotlessly clean, big confortable rooms, great breakfast and warm atmosphere make you want to stay .
At night the only sound you hear is the sea nearby and the wind.
Highly recommend it.

  • Stayed October 2011, travelled solo
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Phelan, California
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Reviewed 10 October 2011

A wonderful stay! Jane and Alistair went above and beyond all expectations as hosts. Jane went as far as following up with the airlines on our lost luggage. The breakfasts were not only delicious but all guests were welcomed as if Jane and Alistair were hosting family members. The rooms were very comfortable and clean, all needs were met. Michelle who cleaned our rooms was as friendly as Jane and Alistair, enjoyed talking to her! Any "tourist" questions we had were answered and recommendations were readily available. The night before we left for an early am flight Jane and Alistair came to our room with a breakfast to have in our room and a warm farewell. I felt like I was saying goodbye to family. I would not think of staying anywhere else on a return visit to Orkney.

  • Stayed September 2011, travelled as a couple
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Inverness, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 8 October 2011

We recently stayed here as part of a short holiday in Scotland. Jane our host emailed in advance to make sure everything we needed was in place, which was a lovely touch. The room was very spacious and spotlessly clean. The large room and bathroom was very family friendly too. Breakfast was second to none. A great place to stay, wish we could have stayed longer!

  • Stayed October 2011, travelled with family
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Property: Avalon House
Address: Avalon Carness Road, Kirkwall KW15 1UE, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Orkney Islands > Mainland > Kirkwall
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Ranked #8 of 26 B&Bs / Inns in Kirkwall
Price range (per night): $117
Number of rooms: 5
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Avalon House Kirkwall, Orkney Islands

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