Karrawa Guest House


Inganess Road, Kirkwall, Orkney, KW15 1SP

    Welcome to Karrawa Guest House, a family run establishment offering comfortable and well-appointed accommodation in Kirkwall, the main town of the Orkney Islands.

    Albert & Aileen invite you to share and enjoy their hospitality. We aim to provide a high standard of accommodation for visitors and travellers alike. We are both from the Orkney Islands and have a vast knowledge of the area and can help make the most of your time during your visit.

    All rooms are clean and have all the required facilities to ensure your stay is enjoyable and comfortable.

    Centrally situated, the Guest House is an easy 15-20 minutes walk straight down the road to the town’s shops and restaurants with the spectacular St Magnus Cathedral only 1 km away.  We are located on 2 local bus routes (Number 4, airport bus & number 9, town centre bus). The X1 (Stromness-St Margaret’s Hope) bus stop is a short walk, under 5 minutes. Bus Timetables available from Guest House.

    If your stay is for pleasure, it is an ideal base to explore the Orkney Islands from, with the airport and ferry terminals only 2.5 miles away.

    Similarly if you are visiting on business, we are located in Kirkwall and close to all local amenities.

    We are registered members of Visit Orkney and Visit Scotland and have been awarded a Very Good 3 star grading at the Guest house.

    Please browse our site to find out more about Karrawa Guest House and further information on Kirkwall and the Orkney Islands.

    We are open all year round.

    3 Guest House
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    Opening Times
    Open All Year
    Opening Times 2015
    1 Jan 2015 - 31 Dec 2015

    Room Information

    Number of Rooms / Units
    Room / Unit Type
    Room / Unit Tariff*
    Double with King Size Bed En-suite
    £62.00 per room per night (breakfast inc.)
    Single Room
    £40.00 per person per night (breakfast inc.)
    Small Double En-suite
    £60.00 per room per night (breakfast inc.)
    Triple/Family En-suite - 1 Double and 2 Singles
    £30.00 per person per night (breakfast inc.)
    Twin En-suite
    £60.00 per room per night (breakfast inc.)

    Single £40 - £65 Double £62- £76 Twin £60- £72

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


    • The main entrance has level access


    • Children Welcome
    • Cot Available
    • Highchair Available

    Leisure Facilities

    • DVD Player
    • TV In Room
    • WiFi

    Payment Methods

    • BACS
    • Cash
    • Debit Card
    • Delta Card
    • Diners Card
    • Electron
    • JCB Card
    • Maestro Card
    • Mastercard
    • Solo Card
    • Switch Card
    • VISA Card


    • Accessible Parking or Drop Off Point
    • Cycle Hire Nearby
    • Free Parking On-Site
    • On Public Transport Route


    • Breakfast Available


    • Electric Shaver Point
    • Heating Throughout Property
    • Iron Available
    • Laundry Service Available
    • Linen Provided
    • Towels Provided
    • WC EnSuite


    • Island Location
    • Town Location

    Special Requirements

    • Business Travellers
    • Children Welcome
    • Families
    • Groups Welcome
    • No Pets Allowed
    • Non smokers
    • Senior Citizens
    • Single Travellers

    Transport within Scotland

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    Access to Public Areas

    • Level access (i.e. no steps or thresholds), or access by ramp, lift or stair lift
      • from the entrance to reception
      • to one or more bedrooms

    Building Entrance

    • There are steps to the main entrance
      • Number of steps 1
    • There is a ramp to the main entrance


    • Route from the parking area to the entrance is :
      • with a ramp

    Bedrooms and Bathrooms: General

    • Bedrooms with non-allergic bedding available (e.g. non-feather pillows)

    General Questions

    • Non-smoking policy throughout establishment
    • Proprietors/staff available 24-hours

    Restaurant / Breakfast / Dining Room

    • Level access (i.e. no steps or thresholds) or access by ramp or lift to the restaurant/breakfast/dining-room
    • Restaurant / breakfast / dining room provide meals for guests with special dietary requirements

    This information is self-assessed; therefore we accept no liability for its accuracy. Please contact the venue for further information.

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