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The Kirkwall Hotel

Harbour Street, Kirkwall, KW15 1LE, United Kingdom
+44 185 687 2232

Rp 1,135,734+

Overall guest ratings

7.7/10 Good
Based on 407 reviews

Review highlights

  • 9.6
  • 9.0
  • 6.0
  • 4.3

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  • Wonderful sightseeing

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    About

    Looking out across the harbour of the Orkney Islands’ largest town, The Kirkwall Hotel features a high-quality restaurant and bar along with stylish en suite rooms. A short walk from the town’s main shopping area, this family-run hotel provides free Wi-Fi and free parking. Each room at The Kirkwall Hotel has en suite bathroom facilities with shower or bath, hairdryer and complimentary toiletries. All rooms have a flat-screen TV, telephone and tea and coffee facilities. A freshly cooked breakfast includes local butchers’ sausages, haggis, black pudding, free-range eggs and locally baked bread. The Harbour View Restaurant serves extensive menus showcasing the local produce of the island, and Skippers Bar provides a relaxed setting to enjoy Orkney ales or whiskies by the waterside. Kirkwall’s attractions include the Orkney Museum and the 12th-century Saint Magnus Cathedral. The town’s Pickaquoy leisure centre and cinema is around 15 minutes’ walk from the hotel.

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    Amenities

    • Internet
    • Meeting/Banquet facilities
    • Room service
    • No smoking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • 24 Hour Front Desk
    • Free parking
    • Storage available
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Pets allowed on request. Charges may apply.
    • Facilities for disabled guests
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    Reviews

    Guest reviews

    Overall rating

    7.7 Good
    Based on 407 reviews
    • 9.6 "Terrific location."
      10.0 "100% liked the proximity to sightseeing."
      10.0 "Near to public transport, according to 100%."
    • 9.0 "World class service."
      9.4 "94% found the staff to be very friendly."
      8.8 "88% thought the service was very professional."
      7.3 "73% said the reception staff was great."
    • 8.8 "Food is delicious."
      8.7 "87% loved the menu selection."
    • 7.6 "Good breakfast."
    • 6.5 "Average value."
    • 6.0 "Internet is average."
      6.0 "60% thought the wifi quality was ok."
    • 4.3 "Rooms are not good."
      1.3 "87% complained about the bathroom."
      4.7 "53% said rooms were small."
      3.3 "67% said rooms were dirty."
      1.2 "88% had problems with the shower."
      1.7 "For 83%, the rooms looked old."
      0.0 "100% thought they were poorly maintained."
      2.1 "79% said the bathroom was dirty."
      0.9 "91% criticized the small bathroom."
      0.0 "100% found problems with the furniture."
    • 3.7 "Not very clean."
      3.3 "67% said rooms were dirty."
      2.1 "79% said the bathroom was dirty."
    • 3.6 "Bad amenities."
      3.6 "64% thought the building wasn't nice."
      0.0 "100% didn't like the architecture."
      1.5 "85% thought the facilities needed updating."
    • 3.3 "Vibe wasn't good."
      2.2 "78% criticized the unstylish hotel."
      1.2 "88% didn't like the unstylish hotel."
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    Overall rating

    7.6 Good
    Based on 256 reviews
    • 9.6 "Terrific location."
      10.0 "100% liked the proximity to sightseeing."
    • 9.0 "World class service."
      9.3 "93% found the staff to be very friendly."
    • 8.9 "Food is delicious."
      8.3 "83% loved the menu selection."
    • 7.6 "Good breakfast."
    • 6.4 "Average value."
    • 3.9 "Rooms are not good."
      1.5 "85% complained about the bathroom."
      4.8 "52% said rooms were small."
      3.5 "65% said rooms were dirty."
      1.4 "86% had problems with the shower."
      0.0 "100% thought they were poorly maintained."
      1.3 "For 87%, the rooms looked old."
      2.0 "80% said the bathroom was dirty."
    • 3.8 "Not very clean."
      3.5 "65% said rooms were dirty."
      2.0 "80% said the bathroom was dirty."
    • 3.4 "Bad amenities."
      3.3 "67% thought the building wasn't nice."
    • 3.3 "Vibe wasn't good."
      2.1 "79% criticized the unstylish hotel."
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    Overall rating

    6.8 Good
    Based on 12 reviews
    • 9.5 "Terrific location."
    • 7.6 "Good breakfast."
    • 4.3 "Rooms are not good."

    Overall rating

    7.8 Good
    Based on 138 reviews
    • 9.7 "Terrific location."
      10.0 "100% liked the proximity to sightseeing."
    • 8.9 "Food is delicious."
      8.7 "87% loved the menu selection."
    • 8.9 "Great service."
      9.4 "94% found the staff to be very friendly."
      7.7 "77% said the reception staff was great."
    • 7.6 "Good breakfast."
    • 6.2 "Average value."
    • 4.7 "Rooms are not good."
      1.5 "85% complained about the bathroom."
      1.1 "89% had problems with the shower."
      3.4 "66% said rooms were dirty."
      1.8 "For 82%, the rooms looked old."
      4.7 "53% said rooms were small."
      2.4 "76% said the bathroom was dirty."
    • 3.9 "Not very clean."
      3.4 "66% said rooms were dirty."
      2.4 "76% said the bathroom was dirty."
    • 3.9 "Bad amenities."
      3.9 "61% thought the building wasn't nice."
    • 3.2 "Horrible vibe."
      2.3 "77% criticized the unstylish hotel."
      1.3 "87% didn't like the unstylish hotel."
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