Sands Hotel - Orkney

Small Hotel

Burray Village, Burray, Orkney, KW17 2SS

    The Sands Hotel is an upgraded building situated along the shore of Scapa Flow in the Burray Village, the hotel has six double rooms and two newly refurbished, modern and tastefully decorated suites. All rooms are en-suite overlooking the beach and pier where local fishermen work from.

    The busy restaurant and bar is open daily serving lunches, bar meals and a la carte using local produce wherever possible.

    We are a 12 miles from he main town of Kirkwall across the scenic Churchill barriers and past the well know Italian Chapel. A very popular destination for those wishing to explore the sights of Orkney.


    4 Small Hotel
    Opening Times
    Open All Year
    2014 Opening Times
    1 Jan 2014 - 31 Dec 2014

    Room Information

    Number of Rooms / Units
    Room / Unit Type
    Room / Unit Tariff
    Double Room - Cava
    £95.00 per room per night (breakfast inc.)
    Double Room - Risa
    £95.00 per room per night (breakfast inc.)
    Double Rooom-  Fara
    £95.00 per room per night (breakfast inc.)
    Family Room-Swona
    £95.00 per room per night (breakfast inc.)
    Suite - Watersound
    £150.00 per room per night (breakfast inc.)
    £150.00 per room per night (breakfast inc.)
    Twin- Hunda
    £95.00 per room per night (breakfast inc.)

    Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.


    • Bar Available
    • Breakfast Available
    • Cafe / Restaurant available on site
    • Dairy Free
    • Dinner Available
    • Evening Meal Available
    • Full Alcohol Drinks License
    • Gluten Free
    • Lunch Available
    • Restaurant
    • Shop within 2 Miles / Mobile Shop
    • Tea & Coffee Available
    • Vegan Meals Available
    • Vegetarian
    • Vegetarian Food Available


    • Covered Drying Facilities Available
    • Electric Shaver Point
    • Heating Throughout Property
    • Indoor Drying Facility
    • Iron Available
    • Outdoor Drying Facility
    • Payphones Available
    • Public Toilet Facilities
    • Shower
    • Telephone
    • Towels Provided
    • Tumble Dryer
    • Washing Machine

    Leisure Facilities

    • DVD Player
    • Satellite / Cable TV
    • TV In Room
    • WiFi

    Payment Methods

    • Mastercard
    • Switch Card
    • VISA Card


    • Airport Transport Supplied
    • Bike Storage Available
    • Coach Parking On-site
    • Free Parking Off-Site/Street
    • Free Parking On-Site
    • On Public Transport Route
    • Parking
    • Private Car Space
    • Private Parking


    • Baby Changing Facilities Available
    • Children Welcome
    • Children's Menu Available
    • Cot Available
    • Highchair Available


    • Fax/Email Facilities
    • No Smoking Permitted
    • Room Service Available


    • Coastal Location
    • Village Location
    • Waterfront Location

    Special Requirements

    • Business Travellers
    • Families
    • No Pets Allowed
    • Non smokers
    • Single Travellers

    Public Transport Directions

    From the nearest information centre:- From Kirkwall T.I.C. go out on to Junction Road. Follow the A961 to Burray. Turn right into the village and follow the road down to the harbour. (Kirkwall - Burray 13 miles). From Stromness T.I.C. take the A965 to Kirkwall (15 miles) at the first junction before the garage turn right then right again at the roundabout. Take A961 to Burray, turn right into the village and follow the road down to the harbour. (Stromness - Burray 28 miles).

    Getting there by railway:- Scotrail from all Scottish departures to either Thurso or Wick or Aberdeen.

    Getting there by aeroplane:- British Airways (UK) either from Aberdeen, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Inverness, Wick or Sumburgh (Shetland) to Kirkwall (Orkney). From Kirkwall Airport take the A961 across Churchill Barriers to Burray, turn right into village and follow the road down to the harbour.

    Getting there by ferry:- NorthLink Ferries from Aberdeen or Lerwick to Kirkwall. NorthLink Ferries from Scrabster to Stromness. Pentland Ferries from Gills Bay to St Margaret's Hope. John o' Groats ferries from John o' Groats to Burwick (May - September). From St Margarets Hope follow the road through the village up the hill to the main road. Turn left for Kirkwall, after crossing the first barrier turn left into Burray village and follow the road down to the harbour.

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