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Orkney Islands Bed & Breakfasts Guide

recommended B&Bs, inns and guest houses on the Orkney Isles


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totally renovated in 2013, this cosy B&B features a shared kitchen and sits in a quiet spot with uninterrupted views over this bucolic island

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friendly, family-run guest house on Kirkwall's outskirts offering well-presented bedrooms and a hearty breakfast served in the conservatory

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on the doorstep of the ferry to Hoy and Flotta, this expansive B&B offers bright, spacious rooms and has great views over historic Scapa Flow

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surrounded by open fields and boasting stunning views across the bay and islands, this cosy B&B serves a generous, cooked Orkney breakfast

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light and airy, good-sized rooms feature at this homely B&B, a former blacksmiths, conveniently placed in the heart of mainland Orkney

Murray Arms Hotel

South Ronaldsay

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at the heart of a characterful, seaside village a traditional inn with well-presented rooms and a restaurant serving locally caught seafood

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about a mile outside town, this warm and welcoming B&B has great views over Scapa Flow and is close to the main island bus routes

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offering views across famous Scapa Flow, this B&B is styled in the manner of a Norwegian timber house and features well presented rooms

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quietly set on the town's outskirts, a self-contained 2-bedroom suite with a lounge and small kitchenette; a continental breakfast is provided

Hildeval

Kirkwall

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this spacious and comfy B&B is just a 10 minute stroll from the town centre and offers well-appointed, en-suite rooms and varied breakfasts

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at the heart of village life, a traditional inn with bright, spacious rooms and a relaxed restaurant serving a menu of locally sourced produce

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modern accommodation located 10 minutes on foot from the town centre with homely bedrooms and serving locally sourced produce for breakfast

Ferry Inn

Stromness

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harbourfront inn opposite the ferry terminal, the main inn hosts the bar, restaurant and some of the comfy rooms, whilst others are in an annexe

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this imposing, Victorian mansion is now home to a charming B&B, full of antique furnishings and offering cosy rooms and a full, Scottish breakfast

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a newly built, self-contained B&B suite, allowing guests to self-cater, set in open countryside and boasting great views over the Bay of Hinderayre

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a renowned hotel in a small village on the island of Burray , it offers relaxing rooms and suites and serves a menu of fresh, local food

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just 3 minutes walk from the island ferries, this traditional inn offers a convivial bar and restaurant where guests may enjoy local cuisine

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in the heart of town, a welcoming hotel with well-furnished rooms, an informal restaurant and a cosy, sociable bar that hosts local musicians

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comfortable accommodation, with flexible check-in access, in a historic setting - house dates from 1824 - located close to the town centre

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in a peaceful location, surrounded by fields and offering great views over open farmland, these well-equipped apartments sleep from 2 to 5

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