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The Shore

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

We spent 2 very comfortable nights at this hotel. The room overlooking the harbour was fabulous and had everything we wanted. The public bar and the lounge bar were comfortable and the staff could not have been more friendly and helpful even to the point of recommending somewhere to eat. The location is brilliant right beside the main shopping street...

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Chard, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

We stayed 3 nights. The hotel is clean and comfortable. Breakfast was excellent and we ate in the hotel restaurant on two nights - all food really good. The service in all areas of the hotel cannot be faulted - the staff are a credit to the hotel. We had booked a double and two single rooms. The double (room...

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Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

Loved our stay at The Shore on Friday night. Quick easy check in, lovely staff who were all happy to help, great rooms which were spotlessly clean. We Will definitely stay at the Shore again next time we come to Orkney and will hopefully stay for longer next time.

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Monterossa
Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

The Shore is located perfectly, right on the harbour front in Kirkwall. It's a bit of a rabbit warren with a few stairs to navigate, unless you get rooms 1 or 2 on the ground floor. These rooms are larger and more modern, with a separate entrance from the street. The other rooms are on the smaller size but well...

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Stratford upon Avon
Reviewed 25 July 2016

I booked into the Shore on the strength of the excellent reviews on Trip Advisor and was not disappointed. I have stayed in many Hotels and this is one of the friendliest. The owners Mike and Samantha and ALL the staff did everything possible to make my stay enjoyable.......and they surely succeeded. The Hotel is ideally located for the Harbour,...

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 July 2016

The perfect choice for our 4 day trip to Kirkwall to catch up with family. Centrally located and clean, with very well-appointed facilities, we were spoilt by the lovely Suite, with it's light, spacious areas and modern outlook. Breakfasts were excellent, with a good choice of hot foods and we ate a beautifully presented dinner on one of our nights....

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Reviewed 2 July 2016

Loved this hotel. I stayed for two nights. The room was perfect and could not be faulted. The staff were all very friendly. We were checked in by a pleasant young man. The same young man was in attendance in the restaurant. Also a visit to a small but pleasant bar found it to be devoid of staff. You simply...

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wales
Reviewed 29 June 2016

Attentive and efficient and friendly service from a lovely lady from Spain. Haddock came in battered chunks for me and battered morsels for my wife. A shame. A pre concert meal which might have been better post.

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Reviewed 28 June 2016

The Hotel is small; however, I see that as an advantage, I don't travel to see hotel rooms and the size is meaningless. The room was clean and the staff was efficient in cleaning it every morning. The staff went out of their way to assist us. They went beyond what we normally find. Suggest restaurants and their recommendations were...

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Tain, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 June 2016

Room small and cosy. Modern bathroom and good local toiletries. White robes were a bonus. Nit picking but shower head could have been bigger to give a power shower.Food very good and freshly cooked . Service first class from friendly staff.

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Samantha B, Owner at The Shore, responded to this review

I enjoyed reading your review - thank you! I'm delighted that you enjoyed your stay noting the food, staff and the robes that we provide for all our guests. Thank you for staying with us. With thanks, Sam

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Accessible rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Shore Inn the perfect stay overlooking the harbour in Orkney Islands. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Shore

Address: Shore Street, Kirkwall KW15 1LG, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Orkney Islands > Mainland > Kirkwall
Price Range: RM427 - RM645 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 15
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Shetland Islands, United Kingdom

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  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travellers prefer

“Room 2 is very accessible; quiet and private, on the Ground Floor”
 of 5 bubbles Boudicca3, 26 Sep 2016 | Read review
“We had a ground floor room on the side. No sea view but larger comfortable room.”
 of 5 bubbles mchartre, 16 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Single room at back very quiet”
 of 5 bubbles Avonweir, 25 Jul 2016 | Read review
“The Suite is worth paying a little extra for”
 of 5 bubbles JonMurchie, 13 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Just tell them what you need. There are lots of stairs if you are able but if required there are ground floor disabled friendly rooms too.”
 of 5 bubbles ajb67, 23 Mar 2016 | Read review
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