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Central Kirkwall apartment with parking

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Overview
2 bedrooms
1 bathroom
6 guests
3 nights minimum 
Condo/Apartment
This gorgeous third floor apartment is extremely central and a great base to explore Kirkwall and beyond. There are two double bedrooms with solid wood furniture suites and plenty of wardrobe space. A fully inner sprung bed settee in the gallery provides accommodation for a further person. The bathroom (upgraded in 2023) has a powerful walk-in rainforest shower. The modern kitchen is fitted with double oven, microwave, washer/dryer, dishwasher & fridge/ freezer. Sitting room/dining areas have large picture windows. For your entertainment there is a Smart T.V. , bluetooth speaker and Wi-Fi access. There are solid wood dining tables and chairs for six. Comfortable temperature is maintained with underfloor central heating throughout including individual heating controls in each room. All be...This gorgeous third floor apartment is extremely central and a great base to explore Kirkwall and beyond. There are two double bedrooms with solid wood furniture suites and plenty of wardrobe space. A fully inner sprung bed settee in the gallery provides accommodation for a further person. The bathroom (upgraded in 2023) has a powerful walk-in rainforest shower. The modern kitchen is fitted with double oven, microwave, washer/dryer, dishwasher & fridge/ freezer. Sitting room/dining areas have large picture windows. For your entertainment there is a Smart T.V. , bluetooth speaker and Wi-Fi access. There are solid wood dining tables and chairs for six. Comfortable temperature is maintained with underfloor central heating throughout including individual heating controls in each room. All bedding, towels and electricity are provided at no extra charge. There is one private off street parking space. Also supplied in each apartment: Hairdryer, iron & ironing board, clothes dryer (plenty of room for drying in spacious hot cupboard), welcome pack. Cots and high chairs available on request (Please note cot bedding is not provided). Please note we operate a strict no smoking and no pet policy. Less than five minutes walk from Kirkwall bus station, tourist and travel information centre, shops, restaurants, bars, supermarkets and all the main street amenities. Kirkwall Pier is the ferry terminal for the North Isles and is also less than 5 minutes walk away. Here you will also find Kirkwall marina with yachts for hire, other boat charters and day excursions. Located only a few minutes walk away from Kirkwall's central attractions of St. Magnus Cathedral, the Earl's and Bishop's Palaces and the Orkney Museum. Other amenities within easy walking distance include fitness centre, cinema, swimming pool, theatre, sandy beaches, horse riding and 18 hole golf course. Please note: Apartments can be accessed from 4pm onwards on check in day. Keys are kept on site in coded key safes for flexibility of arrival therefore there is no personal meeting on check in. There is no lift in the building. We have 11 further apartments for rental at Kirkwall Apartments. Please see our website for more information.
House Rules
Pets not allowedKid friendlyNo smoking
We operate a strict no pets and no smoking policy. We want you to enjoy your stay with us but equally have respect for others. No parties or excessive noise please there are often families staying in the building. Please treat the apartment and everything in it with respect, as you would expect in return. Please note there is a staircase in the living room leading to the galleried mezzanine so small children must be supervised at all times. Thanks :-)
Bedrooms
2 Doubles1 Sofa
Bathrooms
1 Full bath

Meet the host
Allison T
Hosting since June 2015
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 100%
Response Time: Within a few hours

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David G
David G
2 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Best accommodation in the Orkneys
We stayed in penthouse apartment 7 located on the 3rd floor of a very nice fresh clean building, situated in a central location in Kirkwall with private parking. The accomodation was perfect with a large well lit living, dining room, a kitchen with all the equipment you could possibly need and lovely comfortable large bedrooms. The owner, Alison is very nice and answered all our queries promptly during the booking stage. Because of its central location, the local sites, shops, bars and many restaurants are all within a 5 minute walk, and from Kirkwall you can drive to most of the islands many famous historic sites and attractions within 30mins.
Visited July 2023
Written 5 August 2023. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

Mary T
Mary T
Kendal, United Kingdom4 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Central Kirkwall flat
Lovely flat and very well placed. Could have done with blankets maybe as duvets a little warm in this roof third floor flat. Would recommend
Visited May 2023
Written 27 May 2023. This review is the subjective opinion of an individual traveller and not of Tripadvisor LLC nor of its partners. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

Connector45720333078
Connector45720333078
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Fabulous apartment right in the centre of Kirkwall with views of the Kirk and the sea.
Well appointed, comfortable apartment right in the heart of Kirkwall with the added benefit if it’s own parking spot. Sammy went above and beyond in assisting us with a ferry drama. Would definitely recommend this apartment.
Visited September 2022
Written 20 September 2022. This review is the subjective opinion of an individual traveller and not of Tripadvisor LLC nor of its partners. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

Benoît C
Benoît C
Erquy, France11 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Superbe
Appartement très lumineux, très confortable et très bien équipé dans un immeuble moderne et un quartier calme bien que central, idéalement situé, avec vue sur un très beau jardin.
Visited May 2019
Written 1 December 2019. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

Clyne m
Clyne m
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Lovely apartment, great location - very central but also nice and quiet!
Really enjoyed our stay - both in Orkney as well as at Broad Street Gardens. Lovely views across Kirkwall, and the central location was excellent. Literally a 5 minute walk away to nearby Tesco/Lidl as well as the high street which has some excellent little shops, butchers, nice pubs, etc. The apartment was well equipped and neat and tidy. The heating takes (in our experience) a day to adjust, so I'd suggest setting the thermostats to your preferred temperature as soon as you arrive. Bring your own sharp knife or a knife sharpener as the kitcken knives are rubbish (although I've yet to stay in a rental property that had good knives!!). Otherwise, would highly recommend.
Visited October 2017
Written 23 October 2017. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

MIKE B
MIKE B
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
4 person stay
A very clean, spacious and comfortable accommodation, excellent stay and could find no faults during our visit.
Visited September 2017
Written 29 September 2017. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

Derk M
Derk M
5 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
above the roofs of Kirkwall
Very clean and comfortable! The flat has nice big windows with a great view. We enjoyed our stay in the heart of Kirkwall. Parking is possible directly at the house. Everything perfect! We will try to come again 😊
Visited August 2017
Written 21 August 2017. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

leahfairs
leahfairs
Grande Prairie, Canada2 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Clean, comfortable, lots of space, convenient location
We had a fantastic stay here. The space was comfortable, there was lots of room, the bathroom modern with an excellent shower-bath. The little kitchen was a good size and had all necessary amenities. The wifi was good, and once you figure out the washer/drier unit it worked well. It is close to the center of Kirkwall, and is an easy walk to all locations that we needed in town. There is a cab business across the street and the bus station down the road for the locations that we needed to travel elsewhere. I would recommend this flat to anyone desiring to stay in Kirkwall.
Visited July 2017
Written 14 August 2017. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

Rosie M
Rosie M
24 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Light, airy, comfortable and perfectly placed.
Pete and I have just returned to Cornwall after a wonderful week in the Orkneys. I would thoroughly recommend this apartment. It's spacious and light, very well equipped and comfortable. It was immaculately clean and had everything we needed, right down to a hairdryer. Of course being a penthouse meant it's at the top of the building so stairs mustn't be a problem for you. But if that's the case I would most definitely recommend a stay here. We loved being a minute from the centre on foot. The apartment is a few minutes from the port, a couple of minutes from the cathedral (a must-see), and a reasonable walk from either of the distilleries (very helpful!). One evening we heard bagpipes from the window, and whizzed out to find Kirkwall Pipe Band playing in front of the cathedral. We ate at The Bothy (a small pub with great food and beer) and would also recommend Kirkwall Hotel for a well-run restaurant with wonderful staff and food - we needed to book. And also being in Kirkwall itself meant that we could easily reach either end of the island in about half-an-hour in the car! One final recommendation: boat tours by Laurence on the Dawn Star. He has a wealth of knowledge about the wartime history off Scapa Flow and the wildlife around there. You could not meet a more gentle, and kind, man. Although to be fair, we were blown away with the warmth of the welcome we got all over the islands!
Visited June 2017
Written 6 July 2017. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

bamfordjcb
bamfordjcb
3 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Perfectly placed in central location
Location perfect for sight seeing in Kirkwall and further a field We were there to visit family but packed so much more in
Visited May 2017
Written 4 June 2017. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
Roving611958
Roving611958
So glad you enjoyed your stay.
Written 17 June 2017. This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

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What this rental offers
Kitchen and dining
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Refrigerator
  • Kettle
  • Microwave
  • Cooker
  • Toaster
Living spaces
  • Highchair
Nearby
  • Golf course (within 30 mins drive)
  • Golf course (within 15 min walk)
  • Horse riding facilities
  • Tennis court
Things to do
  • Fishing spots available
  • Watersports
Indoor amenities
  • Central heating
  • Internet access
Location info
  • Kid friendly
Entertainment
  • DVD player
  • Television
Bathroom and laundry
  • Dryer
  • Iron
  • Linens provided
  • Towels provided
  • Washer
Wi-fi and internet
  • Wi-fi

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Map
Getting there
Kirkwall Airport
1.6 mi

Eday Airport
15.3 mi
Restaurants
The Storehouse Restaurant With Rooms
4 min

Cafelolz
1 min

Lucano
2 min

Helgi's
4 min
Attractions
Saint Magnus Cathedral
1 minReligious Sites

The Orkney Museum
1 minHistory Museums

The Earl's Palace
3 minHistoric Sites

Bishop's Palace and Earl's Palace
2 minReligious Sites
About the neighbourhood
Less than five minutes walk from Kirkwall bus station and tourist and travel information centre. Kirkwall Pier is the ferry terminal for the North Isles and is also less than 5 minutes walk away. Because the apartment is so central you are in walking distance of shops, restaurants, bars etc. If you plan to get out of town to visit all the amazing sites and attractions Orkney has to offer we recommend a car for flexibility but it is also do-able with public transport.
Access
Car advised
How to get there
DIRECTIONS: Arriving at the Pentland Ferries terminal in St. Margaret’s Hope The journey to Kirkwall is approximately 15 miles. When leaving the ferry terminal follow the signs for Kirkwall. This road will take you out of St. Margaret’s Hope and across the four Churchill Barriers onto the Mainland. When you reach Kirkwall, keep following the road which will bend to the left down the Holm Branch - A963. Take a right at the roundabout, past the Balfour Hospital on your left. Continue on and go straight across the small roundabout. Vehicle access to Broad Street Gardens is by a side road to the right off Junction Road, just after Northvet Veterinary Surgery and directly across from the Orkney Library’s front gates (if you go over the pedestrian crossing you’ve gone too far!) Arriving at the Northlink Ferries terminal in Stromness The journey to Kirkwall is approximately 15 miles. On leaving the ferry terminal take a right following the signs to Kirkwall. Keep following the same road until you reach a roundabout where you take a right onto Pickaquoy Road. Follow the road to the end and take a left at the roundabout onto Junction Road. The access for Broad Street Gardens is on the right hand side directly after Northvet Veterinary Surgery. (If you go over the pedestrian crossing you have gone too far!) The Orkney Library is on the opposite side of Junction Road. Arriving at the Northlink Ferries terminal in Kirkwall. The journey is about 2 miles. On leaving the ferry terminal take a left following the sign to Kirkwall. Keep following the road until you reach a roundabout where you take a right onto Pickaquoy Road. Follow the road to the end and take a left at the roundabout onto Junction Road. The access for Broad Street Gardens is on the right hand side directly after Northvet Veterinary Surgery. (Before the pedestrian crossing!). The Orkney Library is on the opposite side of Junction Road. Arriving at Kirkwall Airport Kirkwall Airport is only about 3.5 miles from Broad Street Gardens. Turn right out of airport car park following sign to Kirkwall. Follow the same road into town for 3 miles and take a left at Clay Loan. At the bottom of the hill turn right and continue straight across the roundabout onto Junction Road. The access for Broad Street Gardens is on the right hand side directly after Northvet Veterinary Surgery. (Before the pedestrian crossing!). The Orkney Library is on the opposite side of Junction Road.
Activities nearby
Fishing spots availableGolf course (within 30 mins drive)Golf course (within 15 min walk)Horse riding facilitiesTennis courtWatersports

Things to know
Check in / out timings
Check in after 4 pm Check out by 10 am
Cancellation policy
  • 100% refund within 24 hours after booking (provided the stay is at least 60 days away).
  • 50% refund* if you cancel at least 4 weeks before check-in
  • 25% refund* if you cancel at least 2 weeks before check-in
  • No refund available once booking is confirmed

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Central Kirkwall apartment with parking is able to accommodate up to 6 guests. See all property details.

Central Kirkwall apartment with parking has one bathroom available. See all property details.

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