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Merkister Hotel

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Harray KW17 2LF Scotland See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Suites
Bar/Lounge
Pets Allowed
3 Star accommodation
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Reviewed yesterday

This is one of our favourite places to eat in Orkney. The bar is cosy with a log fire in the winter and locals drinking at the bar. In the summer there are lovely views of the Harray Loch. The staff are very friendly and...More

Date of stay: January 2019
Thank Rosslyn1994
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed Nov 15th for one night in a superior garden view room that faced the loch. It was huge and beautiful. It had a sofa, love seat, robes, and patio just outside the glass doors. The bed was very comfortable. Unfortunately, it was cold...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank homerbucket
Reviewed 12 December 2018

A group of 30 of us recently enjoyed an excellent lunch to celebrate a 70th Wedding Anniversary. We had the dining room to ourselves and the food and the service was excellent and was very child friendly. Would definitely recommend.

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank DJMcR
Reviewed 29 November 2018 via mobile

Family Gathering for Grand-parents Platinum Wedding Anniversary. We were well looked after. The Private Dinning Room was set-up beautifully, for the 30 of us. The Food was excellent. The staff were very professional and friendly. Defo recommend it.

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank R8129QEpaulm
Reviewed 4 November 2018 via mobile

Has to be one of the finest quality meals i have had the pleasure to eat in a very long time. The sheer choices was amazing for an Hotel menu for the summer months trade let alone in November. Out of the 4 of us...More

Date of stay: November 2018
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Description
Situated on the shores of Harray Loch, Overlooing the Hills of Hoy. Spectaluar Views. Family Run Country House Hotel. Hotel features, Residents Lounge, Conservatory, Public Lounge Bar serving extensive Bar More Lunch and Supper Menus and our Award winning Skerries Restaurant serving only the best local Beef, Lamb, Crab, Fish etc...etc... Less
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Restaurant
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar/Lounge
Laundry Service
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Spa
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
14
Price range
US$96 - US$223 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Merkister Hotel Mainland
,
Merkister Hotel Orkney Islands/Harray
Location
United Kingdom > Scotland > Orkney Islands > Mainland > Harray
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
14
Price range
US$96 - US$223 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Merkister Hotel Mainland
,
Merkister Hotel Orkney Islands/Harray
Location
United Kingdom > Scotland > Orkney Islands > Mainland > Harray
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Traveller (128)
Room & Suite (31)
Dining (13)
Pool & Beach (3)
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Fredled2014
3 December 2014|
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Response from lorna m | Property representative |
Room cost incl of Breakfast Standard Double £150 per night Loch View Kingsize £ 180 Superior Garden Room £ 218
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Fredled2014
30 November 2014|
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Response from lorna m | Property representative |
Hello We have a few types of rooms, this is the available at this time 29th, 30th & 31st May Loch View Kingsize 3 Nights Bed & Breakfast £ 270pp Superior Garden Room 3 Nights Bed & Breakfast £ 327pp
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Fredled2014
30 November 2014|
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Response from lorna m | Property representative |
We have a few types of rooms, this is the available at this time 1st, 2nd & 3rd June Standard Double 3 Nights Bed & Breakfast £ 225pp Superior Garden Room 3 Nights Bed & Breakfast £ 327pp 2 days ago
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"Upgrade to a superior garden view with a patio and view of the loch."
homerbucket
4 weeks ago
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"Ask for a loch view."
Wisest-old-man
2 Nov 2018
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"Have a Loch facing room"
854paulh
16 Sep 2018
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"avoid room 1"
Trooper1941
25 Aug 2018
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