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    Browns Hostel

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    45/47 Victoria Street, Stromness KW16 3BS, Scotland
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    02/07/2017 03/07/2017
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      2 adults
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          Traveller (11)
          Room & Suite (3)
          Dining (1)
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          Overview
          • Excellent44%
          • Very good34%
          • Average10%
          • Poor8%
          • Terrible4%
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          Stromness Hotel
          188 reviews
          #1 of 2 hotels in Stromness
           
          Ferry Inn Stromness
          135 reviews
          #3 of 9 B&Bs / Inns in Stromness
           
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          215 reviews
          #1 of 9 B&Bs / Inns in Stromness
           
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          44 reviews
          #5 of 9 Speciality lodging in Kirkwall
           
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          1 - 5 of 49 reviews

          Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

          We have stayed here several times now. You can go here by ferry and not need a car at all. It's 5 mins walk for the ferry on the Main Street in Stomness. It's close to everything you need but also quiet. Sylvia Brown (...More

          Thank Jpgpvg
          Reviewed 27 October 2016

          This was a very last-minute thing only booked last week and I had a lovely stay. The kitchen in particular was fantastic because eating out is relatively expensive and it all adds up. It's a five-minute walk to the ferry, which is especially handy when...More

          Thank generationangel
          Reviewed 27 August 2016

          I stayed at the hostel for three weeks while volunteering on the Ness of Brodgar excavation. Mrs Brown is friendly and lives just over the hostel so is around if you need things. The kitchen is well equipped and those complaining about things not matching...More

          Thank Katy B
          Reviewed 17 August 2016

          I was visiting a friend in Stromness and it was a busy weekend so i managed to get a room here. I had a very nice single room and found the facilities very good. I had a good shower and slept well. I thought the...More

          1  Thank Sam S
          Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

          I stayed here for one night recently. It was a half way stop on a journey from Shetland to the Scottish Mainland.Sylvia was incredibly nice and accommodating. The bedroom was spotless, comfortable and peaceful...exactly what i needed. I got a great rest.The hostel is also...More

          Thank Eilidh C
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          #1 of 2 hotels in Stromness
           
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          #3 of 9 B&Bs / Inns in Stromness
           
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          #5 of 9 Speciality lodging in Kirkwall
           
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          • 18
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          • United Kingdom >
          • Scotland >
          • Orkney Islands >
          • Mainland >
          • Stromness
          • Also Known As
          • Browns Hostel Stromness, Orkney Islands
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          Room Tips
          "probably get one on the opposite side of the house to the pub if you're alight sleeper but all the rooms..."
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          "The rooms in Harbourlee House are nicer than those in the main hostel if you want a family room, or one to..."
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          "Book by telephone, and Susan only takes cash. Her website has the variety of rooms available, so on the phone..."
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          "Ask to stay on the upper level, If you want a bigger kitchen/living room"
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