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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The room was below standard for cleanliness and could do with being modernised.It was expensive for the what was offered. The continental breakfast was minimal for anybody who would prefer a lighter breakfast and the service was a bit slow.

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Darlington, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed here for a night whilst working in town centre,a five minute walk away. Hotel is a bit dated but it is comfortable with everything needed for a good stay, was given a second floor room overlooking harbour which gives superb views, excellent sleep quality and superb breakfast next morning. Recommended!

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Stanley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 December 2016

Stayed here for 2 weeks in November, as I was working there. Hotel was fine, a tad dated and could do with a paint here and there. But in general? Good condition. Rooms were spacious, comp water and tea, and decent enough showers, though the one I had second week (different room) had very poor flow. The real gem of...

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Fife
Reviewed 3 November 2016

This was our first time at this hotel, we had requested a sea view room which was on the second floor. The view was lovely and there was a couple of comfy chairs that you could sit in and watch all the goings on, but you could not escape the fact that the main road was right outside. There was...

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Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 12 October 2016

It offers you a bed to sleep in, a bar to drink at, food to eat and hot showers. I was not blown away by the hotel but waking up to the view of the harbor made it nice. It has an old elevator with the two doors that holds about three people or just you and your luggage. So...

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Norwich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 October 2016

Having stayed in a number of Premier Inns on our way up to the Orkneys it was nice to arrive at a traditional hotel for a few days. The receptionist was friendly and welcoming. She was helpful with local information on ferries etc. and assured us that we were safe parking outside the hotel as there are no Parking Wardens...

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Charleston. SC
Reviewed 25 September 2016

This is an older hotel and it shows. On a CIE tour, we stayed here 2 nights. Space was very tight with little area to put our suitcases.(No racks). The shower had no shelf to put soap/shampoo on. The window ledge in the bathroom provided some space for personal items. The meals were good, and the dining area was clean....

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 September 2016

Checked in for a few days for business reasons. The hotel is welcoming, and has charm in a faded grandeur sense. The double room was fine with a great view over the harbour. Breakfast was acceptable. The downstairs bar was fun

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Buenos Aires, Distrito Federal, Argentina
Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

Not bad, perhaps a little bit old dated and lacks some maintenance, the room was ample and generous although a bit below my expectations. Bathroom wasn't good, needs some refurbishment. The restaurant and bar are fair, and although the food is superb, the service was not so good and we felt a bit mistreated. All in all, it's recomendable but...

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Lockerbie, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 September 2016

This hotel is a little dated but clean and very convenient for the holiday maker. We were on the 3rd floor with a great view of the harbour. It was very noisy outside on the Saturday night until about2 am. The meals were very good in the restuarant but they have a strange table booking system so make sure you...

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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
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  • Wheelchair Access
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Kirkwall Hotel Restaurant
Kirkwall Hotel Restaurant
Cuisines: European, British, Scottish
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Free Internet
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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Kirkwall Hotel with stunning views to the north is one of Orkney's finest Victorian Buildings, perfectly situated within the historic town of Kirkwall, on the picturesque harbour front, close to the marina and the main shopping area, ideal for business or leisure. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Kirkwall Hotel

Address: Harbour Street, Kirkwall KW15 1LE, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Orkney Islands > Mainland > Kirkwall
Price Range: $137 - $217 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Kirkwall Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 36
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“Room overlooking harbour”
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 of 5 bubbles KazSteve, 28 Dec 2016 | Read review
“If possible, avoid the rooms 'looking' onto the centre well of the hotel.”
 of 5 bubbles anthonyb714, 5 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Harbour view room”
 of 5 bubbles 179sued, 23 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a front facing room and book up meals before arriving.”
 of 5 bubbles shefford52, 26 Aug 2016 | Read review
“sea view rooms definitely worth it”
 of 5 bubbles E8768PAlindab, 20 Aug 2016 | Read review
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