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Kirkwall Youth Hostel
7.9 Good

0.8 mi from city centre, Kirkwall Show on map

GoodBased on 278 reviews
7.9

Boasting a swimming pool, Kirkwall Youth Hostel is located in Kirkwall and offers comfortable accommodation. It provides free Wi-Fi, laundry facilities and a library.

Merkister Hotel
9.0 Excellent

10.6 mi from city centre, Kirkwall Show on map

ExcellentBased on 120 reviews
9.0

Merkister Hotel is ideally positioned in peaceful surrounds in Dounby, a short drive from Kirkwall and Stromness. Those staying at the property can also take advantage of free Wi-Fi during their stay.

Murray Arms Hotel
8.6 Excellent

10.9 mi from city centre, Orkney Show on map

ExcellentBased on 94 reviews
8.6

Murray Arms Hotel is located in St. Marys and features free Wi-Fi. It also offers a tour desk, a ticket service and billiards.

Albert Hotel
8.7 Excellent

0.1 mi from city centre, Kirkwall Show on map

ExcellentBased on 115 reviews
8.7

Albert Hotel Kirkwall is a traditional setting while in Kirkwall and is close to everything the area has to offer. It is moments from St Magnus Cathedral.

Smithfield Hotel
8.4 Excellent

19.6 mi from city centre, Orkney Show on map

ExcellentBased on 118 reviews
8.4

Located within the scenic parkland of Dounby, Smithfield Hotel provides traditional accommodation and a full range of facilities, including luggage storage, billiards and laundry facilities. It also offers a dart board and a wake-up service.

Highland Park House
9.2 Excellent

1.2 mi from city centre, Kirkwall Show on map

ExcellentBased on 109 reviews
9.2

Highland Park House is located in Kirkwall and is close to St Magnus Cathedral. Those staying at the property can also take advantage of free wireless internet during their stay.

Sands Hotel
9.4 Excellent

8.8 mi from city centre, Orkney Show on map

ExcellentBased on 157 reviews
9.4

Sands Hotel is located on Burray and offers 4-star facilities in addition to free Wi-Fi. It also provides laundry facilities, a laundry service and a dart board.

The Ayre Hotel
8.6 Excellent

0.2 mi from city centre, Kirkwall Show on map

ExcellentBased on 385 reviews
8.6

Ayre Hotel & Ayre Apartments provides a comfortable setting when in Kirkwall. Those staying at the property can also take advantage of complimentary Wi-Fi during their stay.

Orcades Hostel
8.9 Excellent

0.6 mi from city centre, Kirkwall Show on map

ExcellentBased on 228 reviews
8.9

Orcades Hostel offers a comfortable setting while in Kirkwall. It also provides a shared kitchen.

West End Hotel
8.1 Excellent

0.5 mi from city centre, Kirkwall Show on map

ExcellentBased on 215 reviews
8.1

This comfortable hotel in Kirkwall offers free wireless internet, as well as luggage storage and laundry facilities. It is close to Earl's Palace, eateries and shops.

Tips for booking a Orkney Islands hotel

Cheapest month:June
Most expensive month:August
Average price in Orkney Islands:$96/night
Absolute cheapest price found:$23/night
Cheapest day:Saturday
Most expensive day:Monday
$56 - $200
Average price per night / 3-star hotel. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.
$70 - $212
Average price per night / 3-star hotel. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.

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Highland Park House
9.2 Excellent

1.2 mi from city centre, Kirkwall Show on map

Highland Park House is located in Kirkwall and is close to St Magnus Cathedral. Those staying at the property can also take advantage of free wireless internet during their stay.

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Kirkwall Youth Hostel
7.9 Good

0.8 mi from city centre, Kirkwall Show on map

Boasting a swimming pool, Kirkwall Youth Hostel is located in Kirkwall and offers comfortable accommodation. It provides free Wi-Fi, laundry facilities and a library.

$26
Avg. per night
Orcades Hostel
8.9 Excellent

0.6 mi from city centre, Kirkwall Show on map

Orcades Hostel offers a comfortable setting while in Kirkwall. It also provides a shared kitchen.

$47
Avg. per night
Murray Arms Hotel
8.6 Excellent

10.9 mi from city centre, Orkney Show on map

Murray Arms Hotel is located in St. Marys and features free Wi-Fi. It also offers a tour desk, a ticket service and billiards.

$74
Avg. per night
The Shore
8.8 Excellent

0.0 mi from city centre, Kirkwall Show on map

Set in Kirkwall, The Shore is a five-minute walk from St Magnus Cathedral and offers a swimming pool. Guests can also enjoy free wireless internet.

$74
Avg. per night
Highland Park House
9.2 Excellent

1.2 mi from city centre, Kirkwall Show on map

Highland Park House is located in Kirkwall and is close to St Magnus Cathedral. Those staying at the property can also take advantage of free wireless internet during their stay.

$84
Avg. per night
West End Hotel
8.1 Excellent

0.5 mi from city centre, Kirkwall Show on map

This comfortable hotel in Kirkwall offers free wireless internet, as well as luggage storage and laundry facilities. It is close to Earl's Palace, eateries and shops.

$90
Avg. per night
Merkister Hotel
9.0 Excellent

10.6 mi from city centre, Kirkwall Show on map

Merkister Hotel is ideally positioned in peaceful surrounds in Dounby, a short drive from Kirkwall and Stromness. Those staying at the property can also take advantage of free Wi-Fi during their stay.

$96
Avg. per night
The Ayre Hotel
8.6 Excellent

0.2 mi from city centre, Kirkwall Show on map

Ayre Hotel & Ayre Apartments provides a comfortable setting when in Kirkwall. Those staying at the property can also take advantage of complimentary Wi-Fi during their stay.

$100
Avg. per night

Hotel prices in Orkney Islands

2 stars and under

$26 - $84

#1 Most popular

Highland Park House
9.2 Excellent
$84
Avg. per night

Best value

$26
Avg. per night
3 stars

$74 - $167

#1 Most popular

The Ayre Hotel
8.6 Excellent
$100
Avg. per night

#2 Most popular

Albert Hotel
8.7 Excellent
$116
Avg. per night

Best value

The Shore
8.8 Excellent
$74
Avg. per night
4 stars +

$47 - $108

#1 Most popular

Sands Hotel
9.4 Excellent
$108
Avg. per night

Best value

Orcades Hostel
8.9 Excellent
$47
Avg. per night

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Where to stay in Orkney Islands

Orkney Islands travel FAQs

  • Where is the best place to stay in Orkney Islands?

    Our travelers prefer to stay in places like Kirkwall, Orkney, and Stromness while in Orkney Islands.

  • What are the best hotels in Orkney Islands?

    385 reviews rated The Ayre Hotel with an average score of 8.6/10. It may also be worth looking into the The Shore, which received a rating of 8.8/10 from 346 reviews. Sands Hotel could also be a good option, with a score of 9.4/10 from 157 reviews.