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Overview
Tankerness Orkney, Kirkwall KW17 2QR Scotland See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Laundry Service
Pool
Restaurant
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All reviewsjulie and mikehome bakinghomemade jamsclose to the airportexcellent cookswonderful hostspicnic lunchexcellent reviewstiffinmaps and guidesdelicious treatsfresh milkorkney islandsfruit saladwarm welcomedelicious homewealth of knowledge
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Probably the best B&B I have ever stayed and I have stayed in many. The accommodation is excellent as are the breakfasts- where else can you try goose sausages? On top of that there are maps to borrow, folders of useful information and even binoculars....More

Thank Roy S
Response from Orkney192, Owner at Straigona B&BResponded 1 week ago

WOW, thank you, we are so pleased you enjoyed your stay so much. BRgds Julie

Reviewed 1 week ago

Our memorable four days on Orkney were all the better for the very comfortable room, generous breakfasts and friendly chats with Julie and Mike. Breakfast kept us going for most of the day, thus allowing us to roam around wonderful Orkney without bothering about stopping...More

Thank PatPandBobY
Response from Orkney192, Owner at Straigona B&BResponded 1 week ago

It was lovely to meet you, just disappointed we couldn't have laid on some of the lovely weather we've enjoyed up until now! BRgds Julie

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A beautiful home with stunning views of the surrounding area. Standard of accomodation was excellent, and the beds very comfortable indeed. Breakfasts were some of the best we've enjoyed at a B n B, and you could easily skip lunch once charged up on this...More

Thank Musicus
Response from Orkney192, Owner at Straigona B&BResponded 1 week ago

It was lovely to meet all of you and we certainly hope you investigate being involved in one of our festivals, we would welcome you back for sure. BRgds Julie

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent 3 nights in August 2018. The owners were lovely and very nicely squeezed an additional person into our booking at short notice. Breakfast was excellent - a great range of cereals, homemade jams etc Cooked breakfast was equally excellent. Tea & Coffee making...More

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Response from Orkney192, Owner at Straigona B&BResponded 1 week ago

Thank you! So pleased you enjoyed your stay with us - and thank you for the compliments about the homebakes, hope you enjoyed them on your journey too! BRgds Julie

Reviewed 9 August 2018

We enjoyed a week staying at Straigona and throughly enjoyed everything that the house, and island, has to offer. Julie and Mike have gone to an enormous amount of trouble to provide information about every aspect of Mainland, Orkney, and the other islands; maps, walks,...More

Thank JohnRCumbria
Response from Orkney192, Owner at Straigona B&BResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your lovely review, we certainly enjoyed having you stay with us. BRgds Julie

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Straigona B&B is ideally situated 5 miles from Kirkwall and close to the airport, enjoying stunning views over Inganess Bay and the island of Shapinsay. All rooms are en-suite and have tea and coffee making ...More facilities, TV with Freeview and DVD, free WI-FI, hairdryer, toiletries, bath robes, individually thermostatically controlled radiators, shaver point. Less
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Laundry Service
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
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Non-Smoking Rooms
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
3
Price range
US$59 - US$105 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
United Kingdom > Scotland > Orkney Islands > Mainland > Kirkwall
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Traveller (56)
Room & Suite (17)
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Don M
15 March 2018|
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Response from Orkney192 | Property representative |
Thank you for your enquiry. We are already fully booked for these dates and can only take max 6-7 guests. I think you would be better to look at either the hostels or hotels who would be more likely to be able to cater for... More
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Graham T
10 November 2017|
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Response from STRAIGONA | Property representative |
Hi Graham, thank you for enquiring. It would depend on dates and room. We are already fully booked for some nights in June. We do have online booking calendar via our website which might be easiest option for you? You can... More
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goamelb
18 February 2017|
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Response from Orkney192 | Property representative |
Thank you for getting in touch! 2 rooms - Inganess and Scapa - have en-suites with walk in shower cubicles. Skaill has a 'P' bath with a shower over. We do have guests who specify a bath and we like to be able to offer... More
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"Room at the front of the house has a seaview"
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"Room at the front of the house has beautiful views of the bay."
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"Homebakes and great breakfast"
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"Inganess room looks out on Inganess bay"
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