SPECIAL OFFERS AVAILABLE - Please call for details t. 01856 771366 Get away from it all at Orkney's only Mainland Country House Hotel. Loch-side Location, Lovely Walks, Relaxation, Open Fires.....
Situated on the shores of Harray Loch, the Merkister hotel stands in its own grounds in the most wonderful location, commanding impressive views of this famous loch and its surroundings. We are in the perfect location for your visit, 15 minute drive from the main towns of Kirkwall and Stromness, and nestled in the middle of Skara Brae, Maeshowe, Brough of Birsay , several RSPB reserves and much, much more…
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The Hotel has sixteen bedrooms, fifteen en-suites and one with a private bathroom. We have three new Superior Terraced Garden rooms which can be made into Emperor Doubles or Twins, they have a Wet Room with Italian Ceramics en-suite, ivory leather lounge furniture, wide screen digital TV, DVD/CD player etc. plus little extras such as Orkney Art, Orkney Crystal, extra-large bathrobes and binoculars to look out at the bird life on the loch. They also have their own private furnished terrace overlooking the loch. All suites are on the ground level.
Our Lounge Bar features local produce and serves everything from Fresh Battered Haddock, Steak & Ale Pie up to our Famous Aberdeen Angus Steaks and Hand Dived Scallops...view samples menu's on our website here
The Fishermans Neuk is our residents private lounge. We have comfortable leather furniture, a small library; including books of interest about Orkney, complimentary filtered coffee is available all day and a private courtesy bar.
Our guests love this room, whether it's to have a quite read on an afternoon, or to meet other guests for a chat before and after dinner.
The lounge bar is for those who enjoy a more informal place to eat. Our bar menu features specialities of the day as well as traditional bar food. The bar is a great place to enjoy a drink at any time of the day, especially the evenings, when the bar is busy with locals and guests alike exchanging stories of the day.
Voted 'Britains Best' by the readers of Trout & Salmon, The Merkister is probably best known for its fishing. We have our own pier and jetty with boats, outboards, rods, lines, rod room etc. the resident guillie, John Munson, can organize anything, from the hire of a boat, tuition for the novice angler, right up to your own personal fishing agenda.
|Family Room Private Facilities||£50 Per person per night (breakfast inc.)|
|Single/En Suite - Loch Views||£50 Per person per night (breakfast inc.)|
|Standard Double/Twin - En Suite||£50 Per person per night (breakfast inc.)|
|Standard Single-En Suite||£50 Per person per night (breakfast inc.)|
|Superior Doubles/Twin- En Suite||£50 Per person per night (breakfast inc.)|
|Superior Suites||£50 Per person per night (breakfast inc.)|
Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.
3* Country House Hotel
October – April
Special Our Of Season Rates.....
NO minimum Nights Stay....
Wonderful Lochside Location
5 Minute Drive to the Sites
15 Minute drive to the Town
Bed & Full Breakfast Options....
Grills – Fish – Lights – etc...etc...
Single £ 55
Double/Twin £ 80
Family £ 95
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