Accommodation in Orkney

Whether you’re planning an island hopping adventure or a relaxing break, browse and compare 1- to 5-star hotels, welcoming B&Bs and great value self-catering accommodation in Orkney.

Made up of over 70 islands and rocky islets, Orkney is characterised by its sweeping sandy beaches, stunning archaeological treasures and areas of protected natural wilderness. Each island has its own unique character and a good choice of accommodation. However, during the summer it’s wise to book well in advance to avoid disappointment.

During your break, stay in a luxury hotel in Orkney offering excellent service and first-class cuisine or why not stay in a welcoming B&B or guest house? Expect a warm Orcadian welcome and a hearty Scottish breakfast.

There’s also a good choice of self-catering accommodation in Orkney to choose from including a lighthouse and coastal holiday cottages offering home from home comforts as well as a good range of quality, cheap hostels. Many of the hostels have private rooms with en suite facilities and family rooms.

Alternatively, why not stay on one of Orkney’s beautifully located campsites or one of the caravan touring parks?

Have you heard of Taste Our Best, the award which recognises establishments, including hotels, B&Bs and guest houses, that serve quality Scottish produce? Search through accredited Taste Our Best accommodation in Orkney to find somewhere to stay which offers great food to eat.

Use the accommodation search to browse and compare hotels, B&Bs and self-catering accommodation all offering great deals in Orkney.

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Kirkwall harbour


Select the Orkney hotel which suits you best, whether you want to be close to a range of attractions or on a particular island.

Calf Sound, Eday


Take a look at a selection of B&Bs in Orkney and start planning your island holiday in Scotland.

South Bay and the beach at Nouster, North Ronaldsay

Guest houses

Stay in a guest house in Orkney and enjoy a relaxing break in one of the island’s great properties.

Campers in Orkney

Caravan and camping parks

Rent a property or bring your own tent, touring caravan or motorhome and pitch up at a caravan and camping park in Orkney.

A hostel and camping sign in Orkney


The Orkney islands have a number of hostels so you can select the property which most meets your needs.

Seafood salad platter at the Birsay Bay Tearoom with the coastline in the background

Inns and restaurant with rooms

Organise your holiday by taking a look through the inns and restaurants with rooms in Orkney.

St Margaret's Hope, South Ronaldsay


Pick self-catering accommodation in Orkney from a wide range of suitable properties and enjoy the advantages of this type of holiday.