The Orkney Hotel


40 Victoria Street, Kirkwall, Orkney, KW15 1DN

    Experience a 17th Century hotel where superb local cuisine meets traditional Orcadian hospitality in the heart of the ancient burgh of Kirkwall, near the St. Magnus Cathedral. Phone us for weekend break offers.

    3 Hotel
    Green Tourism Silver
    Opening Times
    Open All Year
    Open New Year
    2014 Opening Times
    1 Jan 2014 - 31 Dec 2015

    Room Information

    Number of Rooms / Units
    Room / Unit Type
    Room / Unit Tariff
    Deluxe 4-Poster/ Ensuite
    £129.00 per room per night (breakfast inc.)
    Double Room/ Ensuite
    £109.00 per room per night (breakfast inc.)
    Executive Single Room/ Ensuite
    £85.00 per room per night (breakfast inc.)
    Single Room/ Ensuite
    £75.00 per room per night (breakfast inc.)
    Superior King-bedded Room/ Ensuite
    £119.00 per room per night (breakfast inc.)
    Triple Room/ Ensuite
    £129.00 per room per night (breakfast inc.)
    Twin Room/ Ensuite
    £109.00 per room per night (breakfast inc.)

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

    Accommodation Type

    • Hotel Breaks


    • Children's Menu Available
    • Highchair Available
    • Cot Available
    • Children Welcome


    • Lounge
    • Laundry Facilities on Complex
    • Trouser Press
    • Telephone
    • Drying Facilities
    • Public Toilet Facilities
    • Outdoor Drying Facility
    • Laundry Service Available
    • Electric Shaver Point
    • Ironing Facilities

    Leisure Facilities

    • TV In Room
    • Garden
    • Satellite / Cable TV
    • WiFi

    Payment Methods

    • JCB Card
    • American Express Card
    • Traveler's Cheques
    • Debit Card
    • Switch Card
    • Maestro Card
    • Solo Card
    • Delta Card
    • Cash
    • Mastercard
    • VISA Card


    • Parking
    • Paid Parking within easy distance
    • Cycle Hire Nearby
    • Bike Storage Available
    • Private Parking
    • Free Parking On-Site


    • Shop within 2 Miles / Mobile Shop
    • Nut Free Meals
    • Gluten Free
    • Vegetarian Food Available
    • Vegetarian
    • Organic Food
    • Cafe / Restaurant available on site
    • Restaurant
    • Evening Meal Available
    • Licensed Bar / Clubroom
    • Dairy Free
    • Vegan Meals Available

    Dietary Options

    • Nut Free Meals


    • Porterage
    • Room Service Available
    • Internet Access
    • Disabled Access
    • No Smoking Permitted
    • Open To Non Residents
    • Smoking Bedrooms Available


    • Town Centre

    Special Requirements

    • Single Travellers
    • Groups Welcome
    • Non smokers
    • Allergy Sufferers
    • Young People
    • Pets Welcome By Arrangement
    • Business Travellers
    • Disabled Citizens

    Public Transport Directions

    From the nearest information centre:- From Kirkwall T.I.C go on to Junction Road turn left on to Castle Street turn right on to Broad Street go past the cathedral and carry on down Victoria Street. The Orkney Hotel is 100 m on the left hand side.

    Getting there by aeroplane:- British Airways (UK) either from Aberdeen, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Inverness, Wick or Sumburgh (Shetland) to Kirkwall (Orkney).

    When you leave Kirkwall airport turn right and follow A960. This road will then lead onto Deerness Road, down onto Bignold park Road and Dundas Crescent and then down Palace Road. The St. Magnus Cathedral will be on the right hand side when you drive down Palace Road. Once you reach the bottom of Palace Road, you should turn left into Victoria Street and the hotel is on your left hand side.

    ** Please note that limited parking is available at the front of the hotel. Should this be full on your arrival our reception staff will be happy to direct you to the nearest alternative parking facility.

    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 Ferry Terminal Stromness:
    When leaving the ferry terminal, turn right and follow Ferry Road onto the A965 out of Stromness. The A965 then goes through the villages of Stenness and Finstown before reaching Kirkwall. Follow Hatston Brae into Kirkwall and then turn right at the roundabout into Pickaquoy road. Turn left at the next roundabout onto Junction Road and then turn right at Castle Street.

    Transport within Scotland

    For public transport information to visit here from within Scotland, enter your postcode and visit date below.

    Journey Planner

    Access to Public Areas

    • Level access (i.e. no steps or thresholds), or access by a ramp or lift :
      • from the entrance to reception
      • to the bar

    General Questions

    • Proprietors/staff available 24-hours

    Bedrooms and Bathrooms: General

    • Bathrooms available with :
      • level entry shower
    • Bedroom furniture can be re-arranged if requested by the guest
    • There are separate shower units:
      • fixed shower seats or shower chairs provided


    • Drop-off point for guests immediately outside the main entrance

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

    Accommodation Special Offer

    Summer Weekender Special:

    Single room at £55.00 B&B per room per night

    Executive single room at £65.00 per room per night

    Double or Twin room at £89.00 B&B per room per night

    King-bedded room at £99.00 B&B room person per night

    Four-poster King bedded room at £109.00 B&B per room per night

    Rates available from 1 July - 30 September 2014 when you book two nights over a Friday, Saturday or Sunday.

    Based on availability.


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