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“julie and mike”(119 reviews)
“home baking”(8 reviews)
“homemade jams”(13 reviews)
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Laundry Service
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Reviewed 26 September 2017

Folks, if you are considering a stay anywhere in the world, I do not believe you could find a more hospitable and considerate couple than Mike and Julie Rickards. With regard to the rooms, the food and the breakfast, I second the reviews found on...More

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Response from Orkney192, Owner at Straigona B&BResponded 8 November 2017

Thank you so much for the trouble you have taken over this review. It was just our pleasure to help you with the business emergency. So glad all our little extras went down so well, we just love to hear that you found them useful...More

Reviewed 26 September 2017 via mobile

My partner and I travelled to Orkney as part of a month long trip around Scotland. Having read the excellent reviews of Straigona B&B on TripAdvisor we booked well in advance and we were definitely not disappointed!! Julie and Mike were truly magnificent and friendly...More

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Response from Orkney192, Owner at Straigona B&BResponded 8 November 2017

Awh, thank you so muck! We have been very lucky this year to receive so many compliments and we do appreciate each and every one of them, it makes what we do worthwhile to know that guests love what we offer at Straigona. Hope to...More

Reviewed 22 September 2017

We really enjoyed our stay at Straigona. Julie and Mike were exceptional hosts and did everything to make our stay perfect. Accommodation is excellent and the breakfasts to die for! Straigona is a few miles out of Kirkwall (by the airport but this is just...More

Thank Chrissie1001
Response from STRAIGONA, Owner at Straigona B&BResponded 28 September 2017

Thank you, it was lovely to meet you both and glad you enjoyed your stay with us. BRgds Julie

Reviewed 17 September 2017

We knew we would be fairly late arriving at Straigona, so rang to let Julie and Mike know our timing and could they recommend a place to eat. They gave us details of somewhere to eat and when we did arrive we were warmly welcomed...More

Thank Dorothy H
Response from STRAIGONA, Owner at Straigona B&BResponded 28 September 2017

Thank you ladies, it was a pleasure to meet both of you and we would love to welcome you again. BRgds Julie

Reviewed 16 September 2017

Julie and Mike are two of the most welcoming, warm hosts that we encountered. Lots of extra perks. Mike is a culinary pro, but Julie always has an array of delicious treats for there guests to enjoy. The rooms are large and airy. I would...More

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Response from STRAIGONA, Owner at Straigona B&BResponded 28 September 2017

Thank you and please do come back again! Glad you enjoyed your stay so much. BRgds Julie

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US$64 - US$114 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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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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"We had a sea view. Not sure about the other rooms"
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"The view from my room (Inganess) was great - whatever the weather - looking out across Inganess Bay is an..."
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"All of the rooms are great, it is quiet throught the house, and breakfast is down one to the ground floor."
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"Next time I will book in to the Inganess room which faces the front - that way you can watch planes take off..."
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