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1 Kringla Apartments, Orkney

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Overview
2 bedrooms
1 bathroom
4 guests
2 nights minimum
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Kringla Apartments, self catering holiday accommodation in Orkney, are situated in the peaceful village of Dounby which is cosily nestled in the West Mainland of Orkney. You are within very close walking distance to the local shop, petrol station, restaurant and bar, café, post office, hairdresser, doctor, buses and play park. Kringla consists of three beautiful new apartments, which have been designed and lovingly furnished with comfort always in mind.The apartment sleeps four and you are guaranteed a soothing and peaceful nights sleep. The apartment is equipped to a high standard with its own shower room, kitchen/dining area and lounge. The lounge has a flat screen TV, and is the perfect place to kick off your shoes after a day of exploration in the fresh Orkney air. We have over 2...Kringla Apartments, self catering holiday accommodation in Orkney, are situated in the peaceful village of Dounby which is cosily nestled in the West Mainland of Orkney. You are within very close walking distance to the local shop, petrol station, restaurant and bar, café, post office, hairdresser, doctor, buses and play park. Kringla consists of three beautiful new apartments, which have been designed and lovingly furnished with comfort always in mind.The apartment sleeps four and you are guaranteed a soothing and peaceful nights sleep. The apartment is equipped to a high standard with its own shower room, kitchen/dining area and lounge. The lounge has a flat screen TV, and is the perfect place to kick off your shoes after a day of exploration in the fresh Orkney air. We have over 25 years experience in self catering and consistently aim to make our visitors feel relaxed and welcome. We are always happy to give you local advice and suggest places of interest. Kringla is situated a short distance from the Neolithic wonders of Orkney including Skara Brae, Maes Howe, Ring o' Brodgar and the newly discovered Ness o' Brodgar. Whether you are interested in archaeology, WW2, walking, fishing, shooting, bird-watching or diving, Orkney has each in abundance and Kringla is the perfect home for you to recuperate your energy, and enjoy all that Orkney has to offer. “Throughout your stay we aim to give you a holiday you will not forget and leave with fond memories of your stay in Orkney at Kringla Apartments.” Please do not hesitate to phone or e-mail should you require any further information.The Morgan Family More
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Kay M
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:July 2012
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Reviewed 30 July 2018

This ground floor apartment is very well presented. It’s modern and spotless. Very comfortable and plenty of parking. Extras like washing machine, dryer and clothes line. Close to all the Neolithic sites on Mainland as well as Stromness. Lovely coastal walks and fine beaches only...More

Date of stay: July 2018
Thank Jenny A
Kringla, VR Owner at 1 Kringla Apartments, Orkney, responded to this reviewResponded 2 August 2018

Thank you for such a wonderful review. I am delighted that you have enjoyed our islands and the convenience of Kringla for all the local amenities. Would love to welcome you back.

Reviewed 6 June 2018

The apartments were in an ideal location, being central to the primary sites we wished to visit. The weather was so good that we weren't in our apartment for long periods, spending time outdoors from early morning to late evening. On the few occasions we...More

Date of stay: May 2018
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Kringla, VR Owner at 1 Kringla Apartments, Orkney, responded to this reviewResponded 10 June 2018

Thank you for the great review!

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Reviewed 18 May 2018 via mobile

Lovely apartment with everything you could need including fresh free range eggs from Kay’s farm and other Orkney treats - thank you Kay. Apartment is clean and bright getting the sun at the back in the morning and the front in the evening. Kay sent...More

Date of stay: May 2018
Thank MFraser51
Kringla, VR Owner at 1 Kringla Apartments, Orkney, responded to this reviewResponded 20 May 2018

Thank you for the great review! I hope to welcome you back again.

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Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

Date of stay: September 2017
Kringla, VR Owner at 1 Kringla Apartments, Orkney, responded to this reviewResponded 26 September 2017

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Reviewed 20 September 2017

Stayed for a week in Kringla cottage 1. It was ideally located, within easy drives of everywhere we wanted to go. Kay was very friendly and helpful. The cottage itself was extremely well equipped, with a comfortable bed (we don't always sleep well away from...More

Date of stay: August 2017
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Kringla, VR Owner at 1 Kringla Apartments, Orkney, responded to this reviewResponded 20 September 2017

Looking forward to welcoming you back next year!

Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Cooker
Suitable For Children Under 5
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Fishing Nearby
Refrigerator
Central Heating
Washer
Highchair
Dryer
Dishwasher
Towels Provided
Freezer
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Cycling Trips
Iron
Hairdryer
TV
Hiking Trips
Parking
Microwave
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Linens Provided
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Internet Access
Toaster
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About the neighbourhood
Dounby is a small village in the heart of the West Mainland of Orkney. It is very convenient for a stress free holiday. There is a grocery shop, a butcher(local beef, pork and lamb), post office, hairdresser, chemist and hotel all within a few minutes walk from Kringla. At the primary school in Dounby there is a playpark and tennis court. Visitors to the area frequently comment on the friendly people who make you feel very welcome.
Getting around
A car is recommended but bicycles would also be acceptable as Dounby is central to the West Mainland and many of the sites.
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