We were looking for a central location to explore the Orkney Island and this is IT! You are only minutes away from some of Orkney's greatest sights and this location has everything you need. The first thing that impressed us was the heated floors! What a blessing on a cool windy day (Everyday on Orkney). The place is well appointed for everything you may do. Two very well appointed bathrooms and bedrooms with TVs in every room. The living room has a large TV and DVD player as well, and comfortable couches and an electric fireplace with lots of heat output if needed, There is also a "mud room" (good if you have a wet dirty dog or wet dirty clothes from adventuring) and washer/dryer room for dirty clothes. The Lodge is located on an active farm, but it isn't that close to the farm buildings so you can't really tell! There are no signs or directions that get you to the Lodge, so you really need to call or ask to find out where it is. My GPS gives the coordinates as N 59.01.750 W 003.15.299, as well, my GPS shows the Lodge located just east of Tenston on the Tenston road. I hope that helps! When we arrived, (a party of 4) the door was open and we were soon greeted by Fiona. She was extremely helpful with lots of local knowledge about what to see and where to eat. They do allow dogs in the lower lodge (where we stayed) but I was also forthcoming in letting Fiona know that we were indeed bringing a pooch! Payment was done ahead of time, all on Trip Advisor and that part was simple. Once again, this is THE place to stay in Orkney and it is central to tons of historic stone circles and neolithic places.
Great place to base yourself in Orkney
With some of the sites very close
The lodge was immaculate , very luxurious,
Very comfortable - felt very at Home - thoroughly recommend - I would definitely stay here again !
Great place to stay in Orkney!! Great location, wonderful accommodation,and Fiona was very accommodating and helpful! The apartment is clean, modern, and the bathrobe was warm and thick!! The kitchen is a great place to hang out, chat, and make a dinner and the sitting room is perfect for a "wee dram" of Scotch in the evening.
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