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Under new ownership from 2016, The Creel B&B is located in a beautiful listed building situated in the prime position of the Bay of St. Margaret's Hope, with gorgeous view over Scapa Flow and islands. We have 3 bedrooms, all with en-suite facilities and free high-speed WiFi. The historic village of St. Margaret's Hope is a great base from which to explore Orkney and is also convenient for the Pentland Ferry's 3 daily sailings.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Breakfast Available
Multilingual Staff
Non-smoking hotel
Public Wifi
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My husband and I spent a wonderful few days in Orkney to celebrate a special birthday being made all the more special by staying with David and his son William, the lovely hosts of the The Creel in St Margaret's Hope. The Creel was very comfortable, just our kind of
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Response from David S, Owner at The Creel B&B
Responded 30 Oct 2018
Thank you for your friendly review. It was a pleasure having you to stay. You helped bring the season to a close with a smile.
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We’re just back from a lovely two night stay where David and his son William couldn’t have done more to give us a relaxing and happy visit. We travelled with our three year old and three month old, and David’s repertoire extended from being a genial host of evening drinks, to
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Response from David S, Owner at The Creel B&B
Responded 30 Oct 2018
Thank you for your kind review. Most of our guests are grown-ups (some very) so it was especial fun to have a youngster to stay. Mine being all big and serious now, it was lovely to be able to remind myself of the pleasure of dealing with little ones – so thank you for allowing me the privilege!
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My wife Diane and I stayed at The Creel for 6 nights a week and a half ago, we had a lovely time. David and Will looked after us as if we were family. The breakfast every morning was always different but always delicious. The provided us with maps for our travels and very good
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Response from David S, Owner at The Creel B&B
Responded 30 Oct 2018
You were great guests and we thoroughly enjoyed having you to stay. A bit naughty of you, though, to advertise the dinners the Creel does not really do anymore! However, you're forgiven because you used the word 'lovely'. We'd be delighted to see you again one day.
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This place is wonderful. Fabulous host. Lovely views and wonderful, fresh, home cooked breakfast (different every day and very delicious). Made to feel a wee bit special. Everything perfect. Thank you David and sons. :-)
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Response from David S, Owner at The Creel B&B
Responded 2 Aug 2018
Thank you for the kind review. We enjoyed having you to stay. Many happy returns of your birthday (and maybe you'll return to us one day as well☺️ as we would love that).
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Orkney is a fascinating destination. The history is incredible, wildlife amazing and walking beautiful. Our stay at the Creel helped to add to the magic of the place. David and his sons run a friendly B and B with some unique touches: we loved the informal 6pm drinks with other
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Evening sun over St. Margaret's Hope harbour
View from the front of The Creel at midnight. June 11, 2016. Amazing skies.
View from infront of The Creel
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"Rooms on the front of the building have views over the bay."
"Room #2 has a captivating harbour view"
"We were at front over looking sea, referred to as room C (sea?) but had a 2 on the door!!"
"Front room has views across the bay."
""Sea" is a lovely room with great views"
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