Merkister Hotel

3 stars 

Loch Harray, Kirkwall, United Kingdom

ExcellentBased on 161 reviews


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About Merkister Hotel

Discover essential information, amenities, and features of Merkister Hotel, providing insights into what to expect during your stay. Information on this property was last updated on May 24, 2024.
Situated within the scenic countryside of Dounby, Merkister Hotel offers comfortable accommodation and a full range of facilities, such as a garden, free Wi-Fi and laundry facilities.

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Good to Know

Check-in time2:00 PM
Check-out time11:00 AM
Payment & CancellationPolicies vary by room type and provider.
Front desk number+44 185 677 1366

Amenities at Merkister Hotel

  • Parking
  • Free airport shuttle
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Pool
  • Pet friendly
  • Spa


  • No smoking
  • Electric kettle
  • Heating
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Iron and ironing board
  • TV
  • Free parking
  • Slippers
  • Telephone
  • Interconnected room(s) available
  • Seating area
  • Laundry facilities
  • CD player
  • Private bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • DVD player


  • Fishing


  • Special diet menus (on request)

Reviews for Merkister Hotel

Read firsthand reviews and testimonials from guests who have stayed at Merkister Hotel, providing insights into their experiences. Travelers have left 161 reviews of Merkister Hotel to date. Review data was last updated on May 24, 2024.
Very goodBased on 161 verified guest reviews

Pros +
  • very helpful and friendly staff. (in 56 reviews)
  • "Great quality food, great service." (in 47 reviews)
  • great location overlooking the loch. (in 42 reviews)
Cons -
  • there was nothing particular to rave about (in 8 reviews)
  • nothing was any trouble to them. (in 8 reviews)
  • The bed was old and broken. (in 2 reviews)

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Merkister Hotel is located at Loch Harray in the neighborhood of Kirkwall. Popular landmark data was lasted updated on May 24, 2024.

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FAQs when booking at Merkister Hotel

Find answers to commonly asked questions regarding reservations, amenities, policies, and more when booking a stay at Merkister Hotel. FAQs were last updated on May 24, 2024.
  • How close is Merkister Hotel to the nearest airport, Kirkwall Arpt Airport?

    The distance between the closest airport, Kirkwall Arpt Airport, and Merkister Hotel is 13.2 mi and the expected drive time is about 0h 26m. Your drive time between the two can vary based on the time of day and traffic trends of the area.

  • Is Merkister Hotel considered pet-friendly?

    Hotel guests at Merkister Hotel are welcome to bring most pets like cats and dogs. If you have another type of pet, is it suggested you contact the front desk.

  • How close is Merkister Hotel from the Kirkwall city center?

    Merkister Hotel is just 10.6 mi away from the center of Kirkwall. You can easily get to other landmarks from Merkister Hotel, including Orkney Museum, which has been found to be a popular place to visit amongst tourists.

  • What is the Merkister Hotel phone number?

    You can reach the front desk of Merkister Hotel at +44 185 677 1366.

  • Does Merkister Hotel have Wi-Fi available?

    Yes, Merkister Hotel has Wi-Fi available to hotel guests.

  • What is the check-out time at Merkister Hotel?

    The standard check-out time at Merkister Hotel is 11:00 AM. Guests can usually check-in from 2:00 PM. Special arrangements may be available if discussed with the front desk.

  • How much does it cost to stay at Merkister Hotel, Kirkwall?

    Usually Merkister Hotel room prices are around $245/night, with the cheapest deals starting from $130/night. Prices vary based on many factors (e.g. dates, time of year, room type etc.) so use the form above to see deals for your intended stay.

  • Is there a restaurant at Merkister Hotel?

    There is a restaurant located in Merkister Hotel. Please contact them for kitchen hours. For drinks at the accommodation, there is a bar available.

  • Does Merkister Hotel have a laundry service?

    This accommodation does offer laundry services. There is also an ironing board and iron in the accommodation.

  • What is the cheapest month to stay at Merkister Hotel?

    For the best chance to save money on your Merkister Hotel reservation, consider staying in January, when prices are typically at their lowest ($109).

  • In what area of Kirkwall is Merkister Hotel located?

    Merkister Hotel is located within the area of Kirkwall. Utilize the map on this page to understand where Merkister Hotel is in relation to the rest of Kirkwall.

  • What is the cheapest day to check into Merkister Hotel?

    Consider checking into Merkister Hotel on Monday, when the nightly price is typically at its lowest (average nightly rate of $217).

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