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    Orca Hotel

    76 Victoria Street, Stromness KW16 3BS, Scotland
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    28/01/2018 29/01/2018
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    • Excellent26%
    • Very good49%
    • Average16%
    • Poor3%
    • Terrible6%
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    Non-Smoking Rooms
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    Reviewed 27 June 2015

    Our schedule changed so that we ended up travelling to the Orkney Islands two days earlier than we planned. We called the Stromness Hotel and they had no rooms available so we contacted the Orca Guesthouse and booked the family room. When we arrived, the...More

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    Reviewed 17 June 2015

    Doris was an excellent host - very welcoming, relaxed and helpful, and she worked very hard to give everyone a top-notch, delicious breakfast each morning. The hotel is right in the heart of Stromness which great if you're visiting for the Folk Festival but also...More

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    Reviewed 12 June 2015

    The Orca is a nice, clean three-star guesthouse centrally located in Stromness. We didn't need pampering while we were there, and the Orca suited us just fine. Breakfast was excellent. The owner provided just what we needed after a day of cycling and an evening...More

    1  Thank Nivonia
    Reviewed 11 September 2014

    From slightly sceptical to complete satisfaction. Interesting, pleasant and knowledgeable hostess who accommodated us unexpectedly (too wet for camping) without any fuss. Fine little room with all the basic comforts (lots of teabags and biscuits etc). Undisturbed good night's sleep and a first class full...More

    Thank jonimitch
    Reviewed 2 September 2014

    We stayed at the Orca Hotel for two nights in late August. We arrived a bit earlier than check-in time but Doris graciously met us and showed us to our room. It wasn't quite ready, but we were able to leave our bags and go...More

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    • Top amenities
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Price range
    • US$28 - US$41 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 6
    • Location
    • United Kingdom >
    • Scotland >
    • Orkney Islands >
    • Mainland >
    • Stromness
    • Also Known As
    • Orca Hotel Stromness
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    "Turn left off boat and walk along the only road !"
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    "2nd floor rooms (European parlance) are tricky for the less than nimble."
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    "We couldn't quite figure out how the shower worked -- try asking when you check in."
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    "It's easier to carry your bags to the first floor because the stairway is wider. Other reviews seem to..."
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