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Issaquah, Washington
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102 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 September 2016

The room we stayed in for 5 nights was huge - king size bed, sofa for sitting, and plenty of floor space. The bathroom was clean and well-appointed with great water pressure. The location was very close to downtown (less than a 5 minute walk). There is off street parking. Ruth and Edgar were helpful and very friendly. The made-to-order... More 

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Halifax, United Kingdom
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48 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 August 2016

The B&B is an old manse and the rooms are spacious, light and comfortable. Edmund and Ruth are very friendly and helpful. Breakfasts were wonderful with the best porridge ever. Kirkwall centre is only 5 minutes walk away, so the off street parking is very useful.

Thank Jamie091
Vienna, Virginia
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26 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 August 2016

As you enter 2 Dundas Crescent don’t miss the Orkney chair on your right in the foyer because your gaze will be drawn to the two storey windows above the staircase to the second floor of this classic 19th century manse. We were welcomed by Edgar who immediately made us feel at home and provided introductory information on the B&B... More 

Thank Victoria_and_Ilene
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36 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 August 2016

This B&B was very close to the heart of town---a five minute walk at best. Every morning Edgar, the owner, would visit us at breakfast to make sure that we were satisfied with everything at the B&B and to see if there were was any assistance we needed. The breakfasts were delicious. If you can arrange it, take a tour... More 

Thank JeanneMichigan
Strathaven, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 25 July 2016

We stayed for three nights in July at this lovely old house. Our room was excellent - very large with original wooden shutters and a beautifuly appointed shower room. The breakfasts were superb. Well done Edgar and Ruth; you are a real credit to Scottish hospitality.

Thank ivalentine101
Bristol, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 July 2016 via mobile

We stayed with Ruth and Edgar for 7 nights between June and July, it was our first foray onto Orkney. The Bed and Breakfast is run from a large 19th century Manse House that's well decorated with light and spacious rooms that are spotlessly clean. You can be sure of a traditional Orcadian reception; Ruth is the business of the... More 

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Lacey, Washington, United States
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28 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 April 2016

We recently spent two weeks at 2 Dundas Crescent, and we absolutely loved our stay! It was our first experience at the B&B, which was in a perfect location for us. just blocks away from the cathedral, museum, Earl's & Bishop's Palaces, as well as shopping, cafes and restaurants -- everything just a 3 minute walk away. Our room was... More 

Thank David O
Colchester, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 January 2016

My friend and I spent two days here on a cycling holiday touring the Orkneys and Shetlands in May 2015. Arriving quite late, we were greeted by the friendly owners and shown to a nice & comfortable large twin room. The B&B was very clean and the owners couldn't do enough for us. They were very helpful and suggested a... More 

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Blanco, Texas
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159 reviews
29 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 September 2015

Listed as The Old Manse 2 Dundas Crescent. Ruth and Edgar are the Hosts - what a wonderful couple gave us a warm Orcadian Welcome. We had a very pleasant two night stay. The B & B is located just up the street from the ruins of Earl's Palace and St Magnus Cathedral. We had a very nice large room,... More 

Thank RiverbendTX
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138 reviews
40 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 345 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 September 2015

Comfortable beds, great breakfasts, central location, friendly owners, safe car parking. Ruth and Edgar will look after you and give lots of advice to make your Orkney stay enjoyable. We visited for six nights and look forward to returning.

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Additional Information about 2 Dundas Crescent

Address: 2 Dundas Crescent, Kirkwall KW15 1JQ, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Orkney Islands > Mainland > Kirkwall
Price Range: £60 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
Also Known As:
2 Dundas Crescent Kirkwall, Orkney Islands
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“Front rooms get very little traffic noise and are very spacious”
 of 5 bubbles Gerryandlinda, 3 Sep 2015 | Read review
“No issues here. A nice place to stay.”
 of 5 bubbles scarborough39, 29 Jul 2015 | Read review
“Twin bedded room was excellent”
 of 5 bubbles louiedebounce, 26 May 2015 | Read review
“Think all rooms equally good, though one does not have its bathroom ensuite.”
 of 5 bubbles Fleuriex, 12 Sep 2014 | Read review
“Rooms at the front have a view of the cathedral. On the other hand, the room (as far as I know there's only one) at the side is probably the quietest - not that noise was a problem for us.”
  • Big windows with original internal shutters.
  • Not even Ruth and Edgar can make Orkney sunny all the time.
 of 5 bubbles Opinel, 31 Jul 2014 | Read review
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