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San Francisco, California
Reviewed 17 September 2016

Staying at the Shore Hotel as part of a tour group. The room we were allocated is quite comfortable and the service is fantastic. Jordan and Dana have looked after us and nothing has been too much trouble in meeting the needs of the tour group.

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Invergordon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

My Husband and I called into the Shore Bar for a drink, on entering the one customer in the place, said ring the bell on the counter if you want served, eventually a barmaid appeared, poured our drink and disappeared, at one point another customer came into the bar, fang the bell, and waited, after a good few minutes he...

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Reviewed 30 August 2016

I spent 4 nights at the Shore so as to have 3 full days to explore Orkney. My room was large and very comfortable. It overlooked the harbor. The location was perfect for me traveling without a car. I was able to walk to everything I wanted to see in town and to the bus station. The staff was friendly...

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Argyll, Scotland
Reviewed 25 August 2016

A friend and I stayed at The Shore for two nights while there to visit the sights on Orkney. The room was clean and comfortable, the staff very friendly and helpful, and the location excellent. The breakfasts were lovely! Made to order plus a buffet of cold foods. I had an omelette both mornings and they were huge, hot and...

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

We spent 2 very comfortable nights at this hotel. The room overlooking the harbour was fabulous and had everything we wanted. The public bar and the lounge bar were comfortable and the staff could not have been more friendly and helpful even to the point of recommending somewhere to eat. The location is brilliant right beside the main shopping street...

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Chard, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

We stayed 3 nights. The hotel is clean and comfortable. Breakfast was excellent and we ate in the hotel restaurant on two nights - all food really good. The service in all areas of the hotel cannot be faulted - the staff are a credit to the hotel. We had booked a double and two single rooms. The double (room...

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Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

Loved our stay at The Shore on Friday night. Quick easy check in, lovely staff who were all happy to help, great rooms which were spotlessly clean. We Will definitely stay at the Shore again next time we come to Orkney and will hopefully stay for longer next time.

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Monterossa
Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

The Shore is located perfectly, right on the harbour front in Kirkwall. It's a bit of a rabbit warren with a few stairs to navigate, unless you get rooms 1 or 2 on the ground floor. These rooms are larger and more modern, with a separate entrance from the street. The other rooms are on the smaller size but well...

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Stratford upon Avon
Reviewed 25 July 2016

I booked into the Shore on the strength of the excellent reviews on Trip Advisor and was not disappointed. I have stayed in many Hotels and this is one of the friendliest. The owners Mike and Samantha and ALL the staff did everything possible to make my stay enjoyable.......and they surely succeeded. The Hotel is ideally located for the Harbour,...

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 July 2016

The perfect choice for our 4 day trip to Kirkwall to catch up with family. Centrally located and clean, with very well-appointed facilities, we were spoilt by the lovely Suite, with it's light, spacious areas and modern outlook. Breakfasts were excellent, with a good choice of hot foods and we ate a beautifully presented dinner on one of our nights....

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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The Shore Inn the perfect stay overlooking the harbour in Orkney Islands. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Shore

Address: Shore Street, Kirkwall KW15 1LG, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Orkney Islands > Mainland > Kirkwall
Price Range: $119 - $232 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Shore 3*
Number of rooms: 15
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Shetland Islands, United Kingdom

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“Ask for a newly refurbished room”
 of 5 bubbles fi03, 22 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Room 2 is very accessible; quiet and private, on the Ground Floor”
 of 5 bubbles Boudicca3, 26 Sep 2016 | Read review
“We had a ground floor room on the side. No sea view but larger comfortable room.”
 of 5 bubbles mchartre, 16 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Single room at back very quiet”
 of 5 bubbles Avonweir, 25 Jul 2016 | Read review
“The Suite is worth paying a little extra for”
 of 5 bubbles JonMurchie, 13 Jul 2016 | Read review
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