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Hamnavoe Hostel and Apartments

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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good14%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible5%
24 Sep 2016
“Cycle trip on orkney”
16 Aug 2015
“quiet, comfy and fully equipped”
Free Wifi
Free Parking
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Reviewed 30 September 2012

We stayed here for one night early Autumn 2011 on our trip through Scotland. The hostel itself is in a convenient location to catch the ferry at Stromness, this is one reason we chose this one on our last night in the Shetlands. The owner...More

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Reviewed 27 September 2012

I thought it was great - really welcoming and allowed me to make myself at home. Granted, it helped that it's pretty quiet at the moment in terms of tourists but I really liked the place, great views out over the water from the kitchen...More

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Reviewed 1 September 2012

Didn't have any problems here, stayed for a long weekend, all rooms spotlessly clean, kitchen with all the facilities, and a rest room with tv, great. It isn't a 5 star hotel, but neither is the price, this is cheap by Orkney standards. Stayed in...More

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Reviewed 11 August 2012

The place was not very clean, had to clean out drain and not as advertised. Manager unhelpful and did not fulfill conditions relating to rental, but was however happy to take the money. For example drier was broken and accomodation so limited in layout and...More

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Response from HamnavoeOrkney, Owner at Hamnavoe Hostel and ApartmentsResponded 3 September 2012

This review does not belong on trip advisor. This "guest" was housed in our apartment as a tenant not as a traveller. Unfortunately we are given guidelines by trip advisor that, should we choose to ignore, would allow me to attach a scripted account of...More

Reviewed 23 July 2012

Promoted as 'The only Visit Scotland 4 star graded hostel on mainland Orkney'. When my partner called visit scotland to enquire he was informed that this hostel is not even registered with them! I'll leave it for your readers to decide what sort of establishment...More

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Response from HamnavoeOrkney, Owner at Hamnavoe Hostel and ApartmentsResponded 31 July 2012

Firstly I would like to thank the reviewer for pointing out that we have no registration with Visit Scotland. We cancelled our quality assurance grading for our Apartments and it would appear, inadvertantly cancelled for the hostel. As of today (30.07.12) this has been reactivated...More

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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Free Parking
Price range
US$19 - US$38 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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United Kingdom > Scotland > Orkney Islands > Mainland > Stromness
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"If you have one fof the front facing rooms there are some amazing views"
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"Room 3 was great for couples, private with own bathroom."
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"don't get the first floor apartment with young children - stick to the ground floor"
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"The en-suite room was good value at an extra £2 per head!"
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