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    Orcades Hostel

    Muddisdale Road, Kirkwall KW15 1RS, Scotland
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    Traveller (23)
    Room & Suite (11)
    Dining (3)
    • Excellent85%
    • Very good14%
    • Average1%
    • Poor0%
    • Terrible0%
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    “double room” (10 reviews)
    “hotel prices” (2 reviews)
    “each bunk” (2 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Family Rooms
    Breakfast included
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    1 - 5 of 92 reviews

    Reviewed 26 September 2017

    It is located within walking distance from the city center, although it is not very close (15~20 minutes, depends on your condition). Two large supermarkets are near, within 5~7 minutes by foot, so you can shop many things in one of these places. Room condition...More

    Thank CSKOLA
    Reviewed 12 September 2017

    We stayed in ensuite double room. Kettle, fridge and TV. Attic room so we could only see sky. Warm and clean. Mattress a bit lumpy. 10 minutes walk to centre of Kirkwall, all shops and restaurants as well as a ferry terminal.

    Thank Diane F
    Reviewed 21 August 2017

    This was an amazing hostel. clean tidy, easy to get to off the late night ferry from Aberdeen. The staff helpful and there but not in you face so it felt more like a home than a hostel. Only downside was CCTV in the common...More

    Thank Zoe T
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    Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

    If you're looking for a lovely, clean comfortble place to stay this is the place. Individual lights for each bunk bed, lovely ensuit bathroom and inner sprung mattresses on the beds. I spent 3 weeks staying in hostels in the UK and this was the...More

    Thank A TripAdvisor Member
    Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

    Fantastic double room with en-suite, very clean and comfortable. There is a large kitchen and living space upstairs and our room also had kettle with tea, coffee and hot chocolate and towels and hairdryer were provided. This is a hostel in name only. A great...More

    1  Thank lgraham015
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    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Price range
    • US$26 - US$53 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Room types
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 9
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    • Location
    • United Kingdom >
    • Scotland >
    • Orkney Islands >
    • Mainland >
    • Kirkwall
    • Also Known As
    • Orcades Hostel Kirkwall, Orkney Islands
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    Room & Suite (11)
    Dining (3)
    Hotel & Grounds (19)
    Bathroom (2)
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    26 February 2017|
    Response from Erik B | Property representative |
    Hello, yes we have a locked shed where guests can store their bikes. Thanks, Erik.
    Room Tips
    "In a quite spot on edge of Kirkwall. Nice lounge/ dining room. Well equipped kitchen for residents if you..."
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    "Kitchen and common room on the 1st floor and no lift, but bedrooms on the ground floor are available."
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    "The 4 person room is a great number to share with."
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    "Ask for an ensuite"
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