Welcome to the 4 star Sands Hotel - offering 6 en suite rooms with 2 modern suites. The busy restaurant and bar is open daily serving lunches, bar meals and a la carte using local produce wherever possible.
Rooms are spacious and lovingly decorated with quality furnishings, televisions, telephones, radio alarm clocks, WiFi internet access and a hospitality tray. The two suites are ideal for either families or couples looking for a little more space in which to relax. Both modern and tastefully decorated, they include a double and a twin room with en-suite facilities plus a small kitchenette and a spacious sitting area.
Please note all rooms are up a flight of stairs, the twin/famiy rooms are up 2 flights of stairs and we do not have a lift.
To read more about our rooms and to book online please visit our website
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Our busy restaurant offers quality lunches, bar meals and a la carte dinners. Local produce and home made products are standard and the Hotel and Restaurant are open all year round. To view sample menus, please visit our facebook page.
The premises is very popular with both tourists and locals alike. It is especially popular with divers who come to Orkney to dive the wrecks in Scapa Flow. The flagpole outside the building was once on a German Steamer named Ilsenstein, which was sunk as a block ship as a naval defence before the Churchill Barriers.
The hotel over looks the beach and Burray Harbour where local fisherman work from. It also overlooks Watersound Bay and South Ronaldsay. The village shop is a 5 min walk and there is also a garage nearby. Burray playpark is just a short 2 minute walk from the hotel, a great spot for the children - try the crazy golf course (we have gold clubs for hire at the hotel).
The Sands Hotel is just 4 miles from the Pentland Ferries terminal at St Margarets Hope.
Our busy restaurant offers quality lunches, bar meals and a la carte dinners. Local produce and home made products are standard and the Hotel and Restaurant are open all year round.
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