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Highland Park House

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Rosebank, Kirkwall KW15 1SU Scotland See on map
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Meeting Rooms
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Arriving at the Highland Park House for the first time does give you a rather daunting feeling, with its imposing position and grey façade. After a week in Orkney you will realise that this is par for the course! And once inside the atmosphere is...More

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Response from Hodge47, Owner at Highland Park HouseResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review. We are pleased that you appreciated the breakfasts so much and found us so helpful. As for the building - well, it is what it is. James Grant clearly built it to be imposing with its mixture of gothic and...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a fantastic stay at highland park house. The building is very impressive. We arrived earlier than our agreed check in time on the off chance that we could check in early and we were greeted warmly by the hosts and allowed into the...More

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Response from Hodge47, Owner at Highland Park HouseResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your very generous review. We are delighted that everything was to your satisfaction. We can't always accept early check-ins for a whole host of practical reasons, but we were happy to oblige on this occasion.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This historic home is well located for day trips around the islands and is interesting itself for its history and its appeal as a stone manor home. It is a couple easy miles from Kirkwall city center, away from hustle bustle there. We enjoyed our...More

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Response from Hodge47, Owner at Highland Park HouseResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your very positive review. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us, despite the stormy weather.

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We can’t praise this wonderful hotel highly enough. We were made to feel so welcome and so much at home. Aine and Anthony worked incredibly hard and they clearly cared deeply about the service they provide. Breakfasts were incredible ( sample the chilli jam with...More

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Response from Hodge47, Owner at Highland Park HouseResponded 4 weeks ago

That is a lovely review, thank you. We are delighted that we were able to make you feel so at home. We do plan the rooms to make a memorable impression and it is great to know that we succeeded.

Reviewed 15 August 2018

It cannot get better than this! A gorgeous property in an idyllic place and so much to do and see. Antony and Aine were superb hosts and made us feel very much at home. They have done so much to make this feel homey and...More

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Response from Hodge47, Owner at Highland Park HouseResponded 16 August 2018

Thank you for your very generous review. We do spend a lot of time thinking about the look of the place and sourcing period artefacts features. We know that we can't always provide all of the services that you might find in a big hotel,...More

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Highland Park House is a beautiful, Victorian mansion on the edge of Kirkwall. Travel to the town centre is easy and it is an ideal hub from which to explore the rest of Orkney. We have a range of rooms, both en-suite and standard. Each room is memorably and sumptuously appointed with antique and period furniture. Breakfasts are individually prepared to suit your taste and time.

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US$114 - US$148 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
United KingdomScotlandOrkney IslandsMainlandKirkwall
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14 February 2018|
Response from Hodge47 | Property representative |
I understand that our method of response may not be to everyone's taste, but we do not accept that we must grovel and apologise in all cases. We will not be blackmailed into meeting unreasonable demands with the threat of... More
8 June 2017|
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Response from Hodge47 | Property representative |
Sorry, but no pets are allowed. We can make no exceptions to this.
8 June 2017|
Response from Hodge47 | Property representative |
Glad you like the building and what we have done. We are currently open April to mid-October. Most reviews are fine, but it is usually the ones with an axe to grind who end up writing an essay and it is nearly always some... More
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"Pick a room, any room, as there is not a bad room in the house"
14 Aug 2018
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"The area is very quiet, 20 mins walk from the city centre."
22 May 2018
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"I really don't think there's a bad room"
11 May 2018
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"Make sure you book for dinner at a local restaurant as soon as you arrive"
18 Sep 2017
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