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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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Ruth P
Leicester, United Kingdom
1 review
“An excellent holiday venue”
Reviewed 17 December 2013 for a stay in July 2013

I visited Orkney with my son to visit the neolithic sites. Dounby is an excellent base for visiting the island and Kringla offered wonderful accommodation. It was very comfortable and well equiped. The village has every amenity. We look forward to a return visit.

Travelling group: Other
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
4 Feb 2014
Glad you enjoyed your break. I hope you can return soon to enjoy all that Orkney has to offer.
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865Teen
Linlithgow, United Kingdom
1 review
“Excellent accomodation”
Reviewed 9 December 2013 for a stay in July 2013

The owners of the property were very welcoming and even arranged to take my husband fishing. The property was very central for touring the island. Hotel and shop within easy walking distance. One of the best holiday homes we have stayed in

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Liked best: So central for touring
Liked least: No sea view but you can't have everything
Travelling group: Extended Family
Your age range 50-64
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
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Older travelers Families with young children
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Management Response
4 Feb 2014
Wow! Thank you for placing Kringla as one of the best holiday homes you have stayed in. Absolutely delighted!
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Lapwingse...
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
21 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Perfect stay”
Reviewed 31 October 2013 for a stay in October 2013

Kringla 3 is well-appointed, comfortable, spacious and spotlessly clean. It was the perfect location for our too-short visit to Orkney. There is so much to see and do within a short drive of Dounby and good amenities in Dounby itself within a 2 minute walk. We received a warm welcome from Kay on arrival and lots of useful information for our stay - as well as a basket of Orkney goodies including fudge, shortbread, oatcakes and eggs from Kay's farm. Hope to return soon. Highly recommended.

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Liked best: Well-appointed, comfortable, clean, great location
Liked least: Not applicable
Travelling group: Young Children
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Jenny F
Level 2 Contributor
6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Highly recommended for everyone who wants good quality self catering”
Reviewed 4 October 2013 for a stay in October 2013

Kay the owner was very welcoming and the accommodation was even better than expected. Excellently equipped and warm. Great location in west mainland with food shop on door stop including a local butcher with excellent beef and fresh frozen fish.

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Liked best: Everything was good
Liked least: No wifi available
Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway People with disabilities
Older travelers Families with young children
Large groups People with pets
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bluemonke...
Stirling, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
“Great apartment!, Kay was great!”
Reviewed 28 September 2013 for a stay in September 2013

My partner and i stayed in Kringla 3 apartment. It looked brand new and was spotlessly clean. We arrived from Shetland at 11pm and Kay was kind enough to greet us and show us around the flat even though it was late. The welcome basket was a lovely touch! The location is great too, Dounby is pretty much in the centre of mainland Orkney, so it takes 20-30 minutes to get anywhere you want to go. The only thing that is missing is the wi-fi, which Kay said she was looking into for next year.

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Liked best: The whole flat was lovely
Liked least: Lack of wi-fi
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
Families with young children
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