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Holiday Rental House -
4 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 7
Kirkwall, Mainland, Orkney Islands, Scotland

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Very good - based on 13 reviews
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“warm,welcoming home from home”
Reviewed 27 August 2016 for a stay in August 2016

Our weeks stay in Startin was warm, comfortable and welcoming. The property is bright, clean and modern and it had everything we needed from WiFi to plenty of towels and a cafetiere! Superb location minutes away from the Cathedral and Kirkwall centre.

Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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kathrynsk...
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“Great base for exploring!”
Reviewed 29 July 2016 for a stay in April 2016

Visited in April 2016, two families (4 adults and 4 kids). House was very clean and cosy. The listing had stated that there was a high chair but there wasn't one, I emailed the owner who was going to organise one for us but friends got one first. Double check that there's one if you need it. Plenty of towels etc. Another toilet would have been handy as there were 8 of us but it was fine. fab location, 2 min walk into the town. Great bakery and takeaway in the next street.
Loved Orkney, will definitely be back!!

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Alan Geor...
Coleford, United Kingdom
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“A lovely clean and spacious cottage ideally set for exploring the mainland, Orkney.”
Reviewed 11 April 2016 for a stay in March 2016

We found the cottage very well presented and the kitchen spacious and well stocked with everything you might need. The rooms were bright and clean and the property, being set in the town of Kirkwall, was ideally situated for touring the island and for restaurants and shops. We will definitely stay there again.

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Liked best: A lovely cosy feel to the place.
Liked least: Locking the back door could be a problem, but only a niggle!
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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bertha56
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“brilliant”
Reviewed 26 July 2015 for a stay in July 2015
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Very spacious well equipped comfortable beds parking in back garden great space for outside entertaining in the warm summer evenings .very close to town easy walk.just suggest welcome pack

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Liked best: spacious, close to town
Liked least: nothing
Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Glenda S
Townsville, Australia
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29 reviews
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“Excellent location”
Reviewed 12 May 2015 for a stay in May 2015
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person found this review helpful

A very comfortable house within easy stroll to the town shops and St Magnus Cathedral. We were 5 adults with just the one bathroom but managed ok. A second toilet would have been handy. I would recommend this property to anyone. Erin and Valerie were both very pleasant to deal with and we had a thoroughly enjoyable stay.

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Liked best: Location
Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway
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