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    The Shore

    Shore Street, Kirkwall KW15 1LG, Scotland
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    Overview
    • Excellent46%
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    1 - 5 of 170 reviews

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    WE stayed here for two nights - in two rooms. When I booked I asked if there was a lift and was told there was one - there wasn't so the hotel is not disabled friendly. We were shown a lovely room, or lovely on...More

    1  Thank 350highlandlassie
    Response from thesh0re, Owner at The ShoreResponded 1 week ago

    Thanks for taking time to write - though the review is perhaps a little unfair. The lock on the room you had booked failed there and then, was working earlier in the day as I had been in myself (renewing furniture in fact). Our handyman...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    Staff friendly. Room was fine with comfortable bed. Window blinds were thick with dust. Small TV in room however reception was dreadful. No wardrobe. Rail for clothes was ok for a short stay. Shower room / toilet could have been better. there was a sign...More

    Thank 9Moer
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    Lovely hotel with wonderful service throughout. Very friendly and warm greeting at reception, and then shown to a beautiful modern room. Fantastic idea of choosing your breakfast options the evening before and leaving the form with reception. Worked brilliantly with hardly any wait in the...More

    Thank Dave S
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    We visited Orkney in order to take part in the St Magnus Marathon and 10k runs on 2 July. As others have said, don't be put off by the front of the hotel. The room was clean and bright (albeit with no view - but...More

    Thank BabsCrayfish
    Response from thesh0re, Owner at The ShoreResponded 2 weeks ago

    Thanks for taking time to give your feedback. Ordinarily we are told the rooms in the annex are very quiet....sorry about the snoring from downstairs. The building has been fully refurbished to meet all hotel regulations but we will review whether there is anything further...More

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    The location of The Shore is interesting. Situated by the bustling (for Orkney) harbourside road near to the fishing quay and the terminal for the offshore island ferries, also its not far from the Town center, there is plenty of activity to see. Don't be...More

    Thank Glen B
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    • US$148 - US$172 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Room types
    • Suites ,
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    • Family Rooms ,
    • Accessible rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 15
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    Dawn S
    9 April 2015|
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    Response from Samantha B | Property representative |
    Good morning Apologies for the delayed response. Unfortunately, we are unable to provide accommodation for the dates requested as we are fully booked. If there are alternative dates which you would like to be checked... More
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    "Don't accept rooms 25 or 16."
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    "If you have trouble with stairs ask for a room in the annex (level access is from the outside of the building)"
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    "My son was in room 17 which was equally bad so don't ask for 16 or 17!!!"
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    "View from our room (3) was disappointing."
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