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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We had a fantastic stay at Straigona! We immediately felt right at home thanks to the warm and friendly welcome from Julie. She was so helpful with good advice on what to see and when, where to eat, how to get there, etc. She made dinner reservations for us and packed us a fabulous picnic lunch for our day out.... More 

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Scotland, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your kindness, knowing that the weather was absolutely terrible and that I was really scared of the ferry crossing back to Aberdeen, you kindly allowed us to stay in our room until we left at 9:30pm. I really can't thank you enough Julie as it allowed me to relax as I was getting myself worked... More 

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Thank pinkwindsor2015
Bloomington, Indiana
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Reviewed 28 October 2016

Straigona was perfect for our quick trip to the Orkney Islands. It is very close to the Kirkwall airport, so the location was an ideal base. Julie and Mike were so friendly and our room was lovely. They prepared a delicious shepherd's pie dinner for us after our tour of the islands. Our room was comfy and books and movies... More 

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Thank lritchel
West Midlands, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 27 October 2016

From the very first enquiry at the beginning of August, enthusiastic and welcoming information about travel, amenities,things to do convinced us a) to go to Orkney and b) to stay at Straigona for a mid-September break of six nights in the middle of a Scottish tour. Never known such attention to detail during our stay; big range of toiletries provided,... More 

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Reviewed 12 October 2016

Julie and Mike are wonderful hosts...warm,friendly,caring...the breakfasts are delicious with lots of homemade items on offer. The view from the room over the water with pasture and sheep in the foreground is lovely. Taken altogether this is one of the Best!

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Reviewed 9 October 2016

Straigona is a wonderful B&B. Julie and Mike are great hosts and have a wonderful B&B very near the Kirkwall airport, away from the hustle and bustle of the city. Mike's breakfast were wonderful and cook to order. Very accommodating for various diets. Julie was full of interesting things to see and do, which made the trip even more enjoyable.... More 

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Dillonvale, OH
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Reviewed 29 September 2016

My party booked two rooms for two nights back in July 2015.. The setting of the house is lovely in all directions. Mike and Julie are superb hosts, truly know and love Orkney. Breakfast to die for! The house and rooms are immaculate and comfortable. Nothing was too much to ask. Know that there is no "lounge" for a group... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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Reviewed 29 September 2016

Had a lovely stay here on my first visit to Orkney! Great location with a lovely view over a wee bay, Julie and Mike very friendly and helpful with advice and tips on what to do - and the Orkney Fudge Cheesecake was a massive hit! The Inganess room was ideal for three - myself and two kids - and... More 

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Leawood, Kansas
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Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

We took my parents on a whirlwind adventure of Northern Scotland and enjoyed our two nights here. This home is immaculate and everything feels brand new. Breakfast was great and so were the home bakes kept on the side board for snacking. A couple of minor observations....The room was comfortable with the windows open, but we found most of the... More 

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Orkney192, Owner at Straigona B&B, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and glad you all enjoyed your stay. To address the points made, I am not sure what cutsie doodads are? We do not have ornaments or knik-naks in the rooms so I'm a little confused? We do have a selection of toiletry items and magnifying mirror, extra lamp, etc as we have many guests who... More 

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Reviewed 9 September 2016

My husband and I spent two tranquil, lovely nights at Straigona bed and breakfast near Kirkwall in Orkney. I can't recommend this b&b highly enough. Julie is a wonderful hostess and so knowledgeable about Orkney and the wildlife. Our room was a perfect size with a huge ensuite and we had everything we could possibly need. Breakfast was delicious and... More 

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Orkney192, Owner at Straigona B&B, responded to this review

Thank you! Such a lovely review and I do hope you return and we can spoil you some more! BRgds Julie More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Straigona B&B is ideally situated 5 miles from Kirkwall and close to the airport, enjoying stunning views over Inganess Bay and the island of Shapinsay. All rooms are en-suite and have tea and coffee making facilities, TV with Freeview and DVD, free WI-FI, hairdryer, toiletries, bath robes, individually thermostatically controlled radiators, shaver point. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Straigona B&B

Address: Tankerness | Tankerness, Kirkwall KW17 2QR, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Orkney Islands > Mainland > Kirkwall
Price Range: £73 - £116 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
Also Known As:
Straigona B&B Kirkwall, Orkney Islands
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“We had a pleasant room overlooking the rear garden with subtle lighting.”
 of 5 bubbles 42travellera, 27 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Front room has a great view”
 of 5 bubbles 117bobm, 1 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Inganess has best views”
 of 5 bubbles 904jct, 3 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Skall Room was very nice.”
 of 5 bubbles LibbyAH, 28 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Different rooms have different views - ours had a great view of the coast.”
 of 5 bubbles 845suzea, 17 Jun 2016 | Read review
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