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Kringla apartments, quality self catering holiday accommodation in Orkney.
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Kringla apartments, quality self catering holiday accommodation in Orkney.
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87 reviews
Kringla apartments, quality self catering holiday accommodation in Orkney.
Sunbathing
Modern kitchen with all home comforts
Comfortable dining and relaxing area
Beautiful double bedroom with memory foam mattress for your ultimate comfort.
Twin room with memory foam mattresses.
Shower room
Tammie Norrie or puffin showing off his very smart coat!
A frequent occurence in Orkney is the Northern Lights or Aurora Borealis
Springtime at Kringla
Sunrise and Sunsets are magnificent
Yes this is an Orkney beach!
Sea angling, bird watching or just enjoying the scenery?
Frosty morning on Boardhouse Loch
Beautiful walks, you never know what you will see round the next corner.
Kringla apartments sign
Surrounding countryside.
Crossroads in Dounby
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Overview
Condo/Apartment -
2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4
Dounby, Mainland, Orkney Islands, Scotland

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James M
Keith, United Kingdom
1 review
“The perfect accommodation for the perfect holiday”
Reviewed 3 February 2013 for a stay in July 2012

"Kringla" is a very, clean, well equiped dwelling which makes for a very comfortable and enjoyable stay. The ramp access was very beneficial for our elderly parents. Its central location is ideal for visiting all corners of this wonderful island. The village has a well stocked shop, filling station, excellent butcher and the hotel serves delicious meals. Kay greeted us with a very warm welcome and was extremely attentive throughout our stay. We would not hesitate to rent this property again and would strongly recommend "Kringla" to anyone wishing to holiday on Orkney.

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Liked best: Everything
Liked least: Nothing
Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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JulieDunc...
Turriff, United Kingdom
1 review
“Exceptional!”
Reviewed 26 January 2013 for a stay in October 2012

We had a very enjoyable stay at Kringla. The apartment was beautifully decorated and fitted out. We really enjoyed staying there, locals were very friendly and we would recommend a meal at the Smithfield Hotel, just down the road.

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Liked best: Peace and quiet
Travelling group: Teenagers
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Jeremy G
Peebles, United Kingdom
1 review
“Our holiday in Orkney was made all the more enjoyable by staying at Kringla.”
Reviewed 21 January 2013 for a stay in October 2012

Kringla enjoys an enviable position being situated close to cross roads to all parts of the island. It is only a short drive to Kirkwall or Stromness and most of the places of interest. It is an excellent base for bird watching and trout fishing. The house is in Dounby where there are sufficient shops to find supplies for family meals and an excellent butcher's shop. The owner rears all the meat on his own farm. There is also a small hotel in the village for meals out.
The accommodation was welcoming, clean and warm and well furnished. In particular the kitchen was just like home with every appliance you could wish for and all easy to operate. The beds were very comfortable and the only sound at night was that of a nearby owl! We would highly recommend Kringla for a nice relaxing holiday.

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Liked best: Everything
Liked least: Nothing
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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“Another 'interesting' stay in Orkney”
Reviewed 21 January 2013 for a stay in September 2012

A really central property within easy travelling distance of many of Orkneys archeological highlights. We were one of the first people using this well furnished apartment. We mainly ate out but the property was well equipped for cooking. Great having the pub and well stocked shop nearby. the village butcher is excellent
Best visit was to the tomb of the eagles.blowing a gale with rain pelting down but owners kitted us all out with wellies, waterproofs and hats to enable us to reach the tomb unscathed.
Mobile phone reception patchy in the Douneby area but heigh ho it was good to be out of range at times.

Kay Morgan was an excellent hostess and went well beyond what we expected of her. Thanks for the Orkney titbits..

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Liked best: Central location
Liked least: Seating could be more comfortable
Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Rosemarkie
Reviewed 19 January 2013 for a stay in July 2012

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Liked best: A great, comfortable property.
Liked least: Leaving to go home.
Travelling group: Young Children
Your age range 35-49
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