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Kringla apartments, quality self catering holiday accommodation in Orkney.
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Crossroads in Dounby
1 of 21Kringla apartments, quality self catering holiday accommodation in Orkney.
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2 bedrooms
1 bathroom
4 guests
7 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
House Rules
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Pets allowed in Kringla 2 only by prior arrangement. House rules apply.
Bathrooms
1 Shower
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About the Owner
Kay M
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:July 2012
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Reviewed 19 November 2019

These apartments are very well situated for most of the places of interest on the main island of Orkney (with Kirkwall only being about 15 mins away), and the apartments are extremely comfortable and well-kitted out. Thoroughly recommended!

Date of stay: July 2019
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Reviewed 1 October 2019

A well-located holiday apartment that has all that you need for an really enjoyable stay. It is very well-positioned for the pre-historic sites in particular.

Date of stay: September 2019
Thank Susan S
Kringla, VR Owner at 1 Kringla Apartments, Orkney, responded to this reviewResponded 28 October 2019

I am happy that you enjoyed the location of Kringla apartments. It is also convenient as only a 2 minute walk to shops and hotel.

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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
Thank NigelPaice
Kringla, VR Owner at 1 Kringla Apartments, Orkney, responded to this reviewResponded 10 June 2018

Thank you for the great review!

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.

Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Central Heating
Suitable For Children Under 5
Dishwasher
Dryer
Freezer
Refrigerator
Hairdryer
Highchair
Internet Access
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Microwave
Parking
Cooker
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
Washer
Wi-Fi
Fishing Nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Cycling Trips
Hiking Trips
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
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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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