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The Shore Inn the perfect stay overlooking the harbour in Orkney Islands.
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Breakfast Available
Non-smoking hotel
Public Wifi
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Accessible rooms
Non-smoking rooms
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Centrally Located


Full view
91Great for walkers
Grade: 91 out of 100
22Restaurantswithin 0.3 miles
15Attractionswithin 0.3 miles
39Room tips
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Have visited twice this year and both times had fantastic meals. Great atmosphere in restaurant and great service from all waiting staff. Varied menu with excellent meal choices and hot, delicious food.
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Response from Gareth C, Owner at The Shore
Responded 2 weeks ago
Thanks for your feedback, great to have repeat trade. The local market is very important to us.
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Booked the hotel room in Scrabster prior to getting on the ferry. Arrived off the ferry at Stormness at 8:30 PM. Drove to Kirkwall and found the hotel easily enough. Check in was quick, we selected our breakfast items (included with the room), and was treated to an upgrade from
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Our aunt and uncle took us here for a bit of a celebration. To be honest, we didn't know what to expect as we haven't been here for a while but we were not disappointed. From the minute we walked in the door, we were welcomed and ushered into the bar area for a drink. Placed
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If you're visiting Kirkwall then The Shore is the perfect place for a stay. The staff were wonderful, kind and helpful. The room was comfortable, a good size, the bathroom was like brand new, and the bed was soooooo comfortable. There is a restaurant and bar for your visit too.
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Stayed here overnight. Greeted by a lovely chap who made me instantly feel welcome. Told me all about the Hotel and breakfast service. My room was on the first floor near the entrance to other rooms. As you would expect from the thoroughfare ...It can be a bit noisy. It soon
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I don't think they have any ground floor rooms. I asked if there was a lift when I booked as we were travelling with my elderly father in la. I was told there was a lift. On arrival there wasn't one.
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Good morning Apologies for the delayed response. Unfortunately, we are unable to provide accommodation for the dates requested as we are fully booked. If there are alternative dates which you would like to be checked please do not hesitate to contact me. With thanks and best regards, Sam
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"Front rooms overlook the harbour and road so can be a bit noisy on Saturday evenings."
"Top floor great for families."
"Ask for a refurbished room"
"Don't accept rooms 25 or 16."
"If you have trouble with stairs ask for a room in the annex (level access is from the outside of the building)"
US$98 - US$204 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
United KingdomScotlandOrkney IslandsMainlandKirkwall
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