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Dundee, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 August 2016

First visit to Orkney and the Sands was a perfect place to stay. Room excellent, food (breakfast and dinner) both of the same very high standard. Good range of choices on menu with several dishes marked as gluten-free. Very helpful and attentive staff and perfect location for St Margarets Hope ferry. Will definitely be back.

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North London
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Clean, nice accommodation, helpful staff and wonderful quality breakfast and comfortable beds. The location is very good for plenty of sites especially Tomb of the Eagles, Italian Chapel, Churchill Barriers and delightful St Margarets Hope. There were a few minor niggles, but nothing serious to undermine the service or hospitality. Just all very underwhelming in terms of decor, ambience and...

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Vonore, Tennessee
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

We stayed 4 nights and we were sorry to leave. We had a room on the top floor (3rd floor to us) with two flights of stairs. I was able to navigate the stairs easily even with a leg injury. Astrid also offered to assist with luggage. She was wonderful throughout our stay. The room was very comfortable with a...

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 19 August 2016

location, rooms, staff and pejple made this place for me. i was not expecting locals to be so friendly and kind. staff on duty, Emma Brown was coutorous, helpful but professional. drinks were nice tried some rare whiskies and gin. must go and enjoy the orgadian hospitality

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

Stopped here for one night prior to getting the ferry back to the mainland from neighbouring village. Loads of free parking. Staff very helpful. Family room (at the top of the building - no lift but only 2 flights of stairs) could not be faulted. The decoration was lovely and very appropriate to the hotels location. Our room had fabulous...

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Helmsdale, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 August 2016

Found this Hotel by chance and booked a meal for the following night,the meal was fantastic and the staff were excellent.We could not fault this place and the view from the dining room was breathtaking,if you choose to dine here you need to book in advance.The menu is quality and the presentation of the food is quality,this place is worth...

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Kemnay, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 August 2016

Very comfortable room, cosy bathroom great shower especially welcoming after a dampish day driving on Orkney in Caterham 7's! It was part of our NC500 trip but we couldn't resist a wee detour to Orkney and so glad we did. Lovely dinner and a warm welcome in the bar. Breakfast set us up perfectly for our return crossing to the...

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Ceres, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

Even though they were busy they went out of their way to find us a table to eat. The service was excellent. Staff were friendly & informative. Lovely food and presentation. Very filling and great value. Will be back again & recommending to others.

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Frankston, Australia
Reviewed 5 August 2016

This hotel has a all the amenities you require with excellent service and food. We had an excellent dinner and the breakfast was the best we had whilst in the UK - offered 4 types of fish was certainly unique for breakfast - kippers, smokeys, smoked salmon and herrings in oatmeal!

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Livingston, Scotland, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

We booked a family suite at this hotel and were greeted with a lovely welcome even though there was an annual event at the hotel and the place was packed. The suite was gorgeous and immaculate and had seating areas and a kitchen. The evening meals were amazing so much so that we eat there every night. The breakfast service...

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“All rooms look out to sea.”
 of 5 bubbles GreenLinnet, 19 Sep 2016 | Read review
“I believe all the rooms have seaview”
 of 5 bubbles 7492020, 28 Jun 2016 | Read review
“See if they don't have a room with a larger shower.”
 of 5 bubbles 4DavidM, 27 Jun 2016 | Read review
“All rooms have sea view”
 of 5 bubbles LouiseCScotland, 26 Jun 2016 | Read review
“A room facing the harbour, would give you a good view”
 of 5 bubbles bernieb328, 24 Mar 2016 | Read review
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