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Braeswick B&B

Braeswick, KW17 2BA Scotland
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#2 of 3 B&Bs / Inns in Sanday
Braeswick B&B provides comfort, relaxation, stunning views and a friendly atmosphere, at the south end of the beautiful island of Sanday. Braeswick B&B offers high standards of accommodation. We are just 2 miles from the ferry terminal and 5 miles from the airport. All rooms are en-suite with a powerful shower and toiletries supplied as standard. One room is a twin or Super king and has a sea view. The other two rooms are doubles. Breakfast is included and there are various options including a full Orcadian or Orkney Kippers. Sanday is an island of beautiful beaches and dramatic coastlines. There is a fantastic natural arch and beach just over a mile from the B&B and some more natural arches 4 miles away. The B&B has a guest lounge with fantastic sea views. From the B&B you can see Breas Wick, Pool Bay, the Calf of Eday, Papa Westray, and the Holmes of Ire. Evening meals and packed lunches can be supplied upon request.
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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free breakfast
Baggage storage
Non-smoking hotel
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Clothes rack
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Flatscreen TV
Bath / shower
Hair dryer
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Adam H wrote a review Sep 2020
Leeds, United Kingdom19 contributions10 helpful votes
I can heartily recommend Braeswick B&B to anyone visiting the beautiful island of Sanday. The B&B is a 5 minute drive from the ferry, and offers comfortable rooms (including great showers!) with plenty of storage space for clothes/suitcases. The beds are very comfortable and we all (family of 4 in 2 rooms) had a great sleep for the 2 nights we were there. If I had one (minor) grumble, it would be that the double beds are 3/4 length. I am only 5'8" but my feet would hang out of the end of the bed if I laid straight. Thankfully I don't sleep straight, so it wasn't an issue, but could be for taller guests. This minor concern wouldn't put me off staying again, I'd have no hesitation in rebooking. The views from the dining area are amazing and you could easily just sit there for hours looking out over the Sanday coastline and North Atlantic. Breakfast was great and we also took advantage of the home made evening meals (as there isn't a lot else on offer), however these were really nice and offered great value for money. Jon's was a wonderful host and I felt that nothing was too much trouble for him. As he didn't have a guest in our room on the evening of our departure, he allowed us to use the room until our ferry (we had a 6pm departure to Kirkwall) which was a real bonus. Book here and you won't be disappointed.
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Date of stay: August 2020
Peter A wrote a review Sep 2019
Tarbert, United Kingdom43 contributions22 helpful votes
It is not very often that B&Bs warrant 5 stars. Most are OK for the night and that's about it, but this is an exception. The attention to detail, cleanliness and service is quite beyond anything i have previously experienced i would expect no more if I were staying at The Savoy in London. Everything gets a large tick, including the food. More astonishing is that the establishment is run mainly by Jon, a master of the perfect host brigade. Visitors will not be disappointment.
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Date of stay: September 2019
Room Tip: Sanday is all good views!
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OkeyDokey wrote a review Jul 2019
16 contributions1 helpful vote
So many wonderful things to say about this place and the hosts its hard to know where to start. John and Maria are the ultimate in friendly and accomplished hosts. Going out of their way to make sure your needs are met. Highly recommend the evening meal to top off your days end travels. The view from the dining area is picture perfect. Look for the owls flying over the field and the seals sunning themselves on the outcrop. On a scale of 1 to 10, with 10 the best, the showers are unbelievable. Multiple shower heads coming from all directions and the high water pressure is so refreshing you hate to stop...and did I mention the shampoo, conditioner and bath gel are in this spa like shower. Going to rethink my shower at home. The beds and linens are comfortable and luxurious. Nice big wrap around towels. And plenty of pillows for those of us who need them. Again, great views of the bay and fields that add to your comfort. Good cross ventilation so your room and bath stay cool on the warm July evenings. The dining/lounge area has these comfy chairs for observing the beauty that is Sanday. So you might say we really, really liked everything about Braeswick B&B including the price which just put the icing on the cake. Thanks John and Maria for this a memorable trip.
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Date of stay: July 2019Trip type: Travelled with friends
Anne G wrote a review Jul 2019
Dublin5 contributions3 helpful votes
Very pleasant B&B experience, very helpful hosts familiar with Sanday and all its corners. Room pleasant with thoughtful touches, lovely shower, and a lend of the toolkit to attend to a loose fixing on the bike hired for getting about. Lovely food and a wonderful view from the picture window out over land to sea. I would recommend this B&B.
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Date of stay: June 2019
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Trip type: Travelled solo
Geoffrey S wrote a review Jul 2019
1 contribution
A wonderful B&B experience, Jon is a marvellous host, anxious to cater to your every need or concern: just ask! Property is spotlessly clean and full of thoughtful touches: informative guide to hospitality and local tourism, compact but well equipped drinks tray with good selection of types of tea, fluffy towels on heated rail, dispensers of hand soap, shower creme, shampoo and conditioner, lighted basin mirror, bean-to-cup coffee machine in the hall, extensive breakfast menu (to fill in the night before) with tasty and beautifully cooked results! We received a warm welcome on a very windy and rainy Orkney summer day. :-)
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Date of stay: July 2019
Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Room Tip: Room 3 has the best view. Room 2 shares an apparently very thin wall with Room 1, and is not...
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US$86 - US$102 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
United KingdomScotlandOrkney IslandsSanday
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Frequently Asked Questions about Braeswick B&B
Which popular attractions are close to Braeswick B&B?
Nearby attractions include Quoyness Chambered Cairn (4.2 miles) and Eday Island (3.9 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Braeswick B&B?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and free parking.
What food & drink options are available at Braeswick B&B?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at Braeswick B&B?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
Are there any historical sites close to Braeswick B&B?
Many travellers enjoy visiting St Magnus Church, Egilsay (9.7 miles).
Is Braeswick B&B accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access and reduced mobility rooms. For specific enquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.