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The Kirkwall Hotel

Harbour Street, Kirkwall, KW15 1LE, United Kingdom
+44 185 687 2232

฿ 3,061+

Overall guest ratings

7.8/10 Good
Based on 413 reviews

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  • 9.6
  • 8.6
  • 5.0
  • 4.0

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    About

    Looking out across the harbour of the Orkney Islands’ largest town, The Kirkwall Hotel features a high-quality restaurant and bar along with stylish en suite rooms. A short walk from the town’s main shopping area, this family-run hotel provides free Wi-Fi and free parking. Each room at The Kirkwall Hotel has en suite bathroom facilities with shower or bath, hairdryer and complimentary toiletries. All rooms have a flat-screen TV, telephone and tea and coffee facilities. A freshly cooked breakfast includes local butchers’ sausages, haggis, black pudding, free-range eggs and locally baked bread. The Harbour View Restaurant serves extensive menus showcasing the local produce of the island, and Skippers Bar provides a relaxed setting to enjoy Orkney ales or whiskies by the waterside. Kirkwall’s attractions include the Orkney Museum and the 12th-century Saint Magnus Cathedral. The town’s Pickaquoy leisure centre and cinema is around 15 minutes’ walk from the hotel.

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    Amenities

    • Internet
    • Meeting/Banquet facilities
    • Room service
    • No smoking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • 24 Hour Front Desk
    • Free parking
    • Storage available
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Pets allowed on request. Charges may apply.
    • Facilities for disabled guests
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    Guest reviews

    Overall rating

    7.8 Good
    Based on 413 reviews
    • 9.6 "Terrific location."
      10.0 "100% liked the proximity to sightseeing."
      10.0 "Near to public transport, according to 100%."
    • 8.6 "Great service."
      9.2 "92% found the staff to be very friendly."
      7.4 "74% thought the service was very professional."
    • 8.6 "Food is delicious."
      8.7 "87% loved the menu selection."
      7.1 "71% enjoyed the fish/seafood dishes."
      10.0 "Yummy desserts, said 100%."
    • 7.8 "Good breakfast."
    • 5.0 "Rooms are ok."
      3.3 "67% complained about the bathroom."
      3.1 "69% said rooms were dirty."
      4.3 "57% had problems with the shower."
      1.1 "For 89%, the rooms looked old."
      0.0 "100% thought they were poorly maintained."
      2.1 "79% said the bathroom was dirty."
      0.9 "91% criticized the small bathroom."
      0.0 "100% found problems with the furniture."
    • 4.0 "Not very clean."
      3.1 "69% said rooms were dirty."
      2.1 "79% said the bathroom was dirty."
      4.4 "Unclean dining area, according to 56%."
    • 3.8 "Internet is poor."
    • 3.5 "Vibe wasn't good."
      2.1 "79% criticized the unstylish hotel."
      2.6 "74% didn't like the unstylish hotel."
    • 3.2 "Terrible amenities."
      3.4 "66% thought the building wasn't nice."
      0.0 "100% didn't like the architecture."
      2.2 "78% thought the facilities needed updating."
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    Overall rating

    7.6 Good
    Based on 268 reviews
    • 9.6 "Terrific location."
      10.0 "100% liked the proximity to sightseeing."
    • 8.7 "Food is delicious."
      8.3 "83% loved the menu selection."
    • 8.6 "Great service."
      9.2 "92% found the staff to be very friendly."
    • 7.6 "Good breakfast."
    • 6.5 "Average value."
    • 4.5 "Rooms are not good."
      3.2 "68% complained about the bathroom."
      3.3 "67% said rooms were dirty."
      3.9 "61% had problems with the shower."
      0.0 "100% thought they were poorly maintained."
      0.9 "For 91%, the rooms looked old."
      2.0 "80% said the bathroom was dirty."
    • 4.0 "Not very clean."
      3.3 "67% said rooms were dirty."
      2.0 "80% said the bathroom was dirty."
    • 3.6 "Bad amenities."
      3.6 "64% thought the building wasn't nice."
    • 3.5 "Vibe wasn't good."
      2.2 "78% criticized the unstylish hotel."
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    Overall rating

    7.7 Good
    Based on 12 reviews
    • 9.5 "Terrific location."
    • 7.9 "Good breakfast."
    • 5.1 "Rooms are ok."

    Overall rating

    7.9 Good
    Based on 132 reviews
    • 9.7 "Terrific location."
      10.0 "100% liked the proximity to sightseeing."
    • 8.6 "Great service."
      9.3 "93% found the staff to be very friendly."
    • 7.8 "Good breakfast."
    • 6.3 "Average value."
    • 5.1 "Rooms are ok."
      5.1 "Only 51% said rooms were big enough."
    • 4.2 "Not very clean."
      3.2 "68% said rooms were dirty."
      2.4 "76% said the bathroom was dirty."
    • 3.6 "Bad amenities."
      3.8 "62% thought the building wasn't nice."
    • 3.5 "Vibe wasn't good."
      2.2 "78% criticized the unstylish hotel."
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