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“julie and mike”(121 reviews)
“home baking”(10 reviews)
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Laundry Service
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This B&B is very well situated close to the airport. My room was first rate, spotlessly clean and offering everything one would expect for a very comfortable stay. Breakfasts are excellent and Julie and Mike are on hand to offer advice and help if required,...More

Thank Jane G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent B&B. Second time to Orkney and stayed at Straigona both times. Fantastic attention to detail and hospitality. Would highly recommend. Good location 5 mins from Kirkwall and 1 min from the airport.

Thank Calum J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Mike & Julie will host you well. Warm friendly and cosy atmosphere. Well sited on Mainland Orkney. If you want to try something different but really tasty and filling go for a homemade veggie patty for breakfast. I find it hard to speak highly enough...More

Thank Cedric H
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Staying at Julie's and Mike's B&B is like visiting your old friend you only get to see from time to time, but it always puts you in a good mood and makes you relax. Our room was very comfortable and beautifully decorated (local paintings, loved...More

Thank AleePol
Response from Orkney192, Owner at Straigona B&BResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for the lovely review, we do put a lot of thought into our rooms and are always pleased to hear that our guests have enjoyed staying in them. Hope you will come back and stay again and enjoy the peace here in Orkney....More

Reviewed 14 June 2018

We had 4 nights at Straigona. Cosy room with 3 beds, bathroom with shower, TV. Though near the airport it is very quiet. The delicious full Scottish breakfast is the best start for a really good day. Thanks to the marvellous hosts Julie and Mike...More

Thank Tilman K
Response from Orkney192, Owner at Straigona B&BResponded 4 weeks ago

It was such a pleasure to meet you all, hope that the rest of your trip went well and maybe we will be able to welcome you back again in the future! BRgds Julie

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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
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Free Parking
Breakfast included
Laundry Service
Non-Smoking Hotel
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US$59 - US$105 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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US$59 - US$105 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Don M
15 March 2018|
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Response from Orkney192 | Property representative |
Thank you for your enquiry. We are already fully booked for these dates and can only take max 6-7 guests. I think you would be better to look at either the hostels or hotels who would be more likely to be able to cater for... More
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Graham T
9 November 2017|
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Response from STRAIGONA | Property representative |
Hi Graham, thank you for enquiring. It would depend on dates and room. We are already fully booked for some nights in June. We do have online booking calendar via our website which might be easiest option for you? You can... More
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goamelb
18 February 2017|
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Response from Orkney192 | Property representative |
Thank you for getting in touch! 2 rooms - Inganess and Scapa - have en-suites with walk in shower cubicles. Skaill has a 'P' bath with a shower over. We do have guests who specify a bath and we like to be able to offer... More
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"Inganess room looks out on Inganess bay"
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"We had a sea view. Not sure about the other rooms"
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"The view from my room (Inganess) was great - whatever the weather - looking out across Inganess Bay is an..."
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"All of the rooms are great, it is quiet throught the house, and breakfast is down one to the ground floor."
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