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Northend Road, Stromness Scotland
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#1 of 12 B&Bs / Inns in Stromness
Burnside B&B is family-run and part of a former dairy farm. We currently have a small beef herd. We have stylish and comfortable rooms (2 en-suite, 1 private facilities) with delicious breakfast a specialty. Close to town with impressive views. Freeview, WiFi, pets by arrangement.
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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free breakfast
Golf course
Baggage storage
Laundry service
Special diet menus
Non-smoking hotel
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Shared lounge / TV area
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susie5821 wrote a review Sep 2021
Okehampton, United Kingdom18 contributions24 helpful votes
Burnside is a beautiful, cosy, spotlessly clean home where Joy, Robbie (and Liz!) make you feel so welcome. The rooms are tastefully decorated with vintage linens on the comfortable, large bed. Homemade shortbread in the cookie jars in the room makes a tasty nibble when you return at the end of the day. Modern showers deliver powerful, hot showers with complimentary toiletries to enjoy. Breakfasts are generous including Joy’s homemade bere bannocks and Orkney cheese ( do try it ..once!). Joy’s local knowledge helps enormously when planning your days out. Parking plentiful and excellent wifi. All in all, a wonderful stay, really hope we’ll get back
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Date of stay: September 2021
Rach D wrote a review Jun 2021
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Really fab location with stunning views across to Hoy- a great base to explore Orkney. The room was clean, quiet, spacious and had some really lovely extras - the homemade shortbread was delicious! The bathroom felt and looked completely new, the shower was great. The breakfast was lush, easily the best porridge I've had. The breakfast spread was super, Joy and her team take a real pride in what they serve, and it really showed. Joy is an absolute fountain of knowledge, and was more than happy to offer advice as well as provide books/maps to help us throughout our stay. All in all it was a perfect base and I honestly can't wait to book in again- a great welcome to Orkney!
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Date of stay: June 2021
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Room Tip: Hoy view had a beautiful view! You can't really go wrong with room choice though.
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rainer301 wrote a review Sep 2020
Stuttgart, Germany1 contribution
Very good location a bit outside of Stromness, perfect for exploring Orkney. Wonderful view from the room "Hoy view". Excellent breakfast with berries and full Scotish breakfast. Very nice and friendly people who can give many suggestions of interesting places and recommendation for restaurants.
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Date of stay: September 2020
sophienettle wrote a review Sep 2020
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Beautiful location, welcoming host, tasty breakfasts and spacious rooms. All in all a top-notch B & B. Joy was full of information about where to visit and careful of covid restrictions so I felt completely safe when staying.
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Date of stay: September 2020
Peter R wrote a review Feb 2020
London, England, United Kingdom25 contributions46 helpful votes
The property is a short walk from Stromness. Warm, friendly and helpful owner. Excellent breakfast; the best porridge of our 14-day trip. We had the room with a separate bathroom; beautifully appointed, with plenty of hot water.
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Date of stay: September 2019
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US$103 - US$119 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
United KingdomScotlandOrkney IslandsMainlandStromness
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Frequently Asked Questions about Burnside Farm
Which popular attractions are close to Burnside Farm?
Nearby attractions include Yesnaby Cliffs (3.6 miles), Ness of Brodgar (3.1 miles), and Maeshowe Chambered Cairn (3.9 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Burnside Farm?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and free parking.
What food & drink options are available at Burnside Farm?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at Burnside Farm?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Burnside Farm?
Conveniently located restaurants include Beneth'ill Cafe, Hamnavoe, and Ferry Inn.
Are there any historical sites close to Burnside Farm?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Maeshowe Chambered Cairn (3.9 miles), Ring of Brodgar (3.1 miles), and Standing Stones of Stenness (3.2 miles).
Does Burnside Farm have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the harbour view available here.