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Kirkwall Youth Hostel

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Reviewed 26 August 2017

I arrived late,I left at 5.30 am due to not sleeping,this youth hotel was the worst I have been too,they have not brought it up to the standards like the rest of hostels in Orkney,if you have allergies or are my age over sixty you...More

1  Thank rosaliestuart
Response from SYHAHostelling, Guest Relations Manager at Kirkwall Youth HostelResponded 3 September 2017

Hi rosaliestuart Thank you for reviewing our hostel following your recent stay with us. Its disappointing to see you didn't feel it was up to standard. Gareth and the team at Kirkwall work tirelessly to ensure everyone has a good stay and this is the...More

Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

What a nice little hostel. Friendly clean and cosy on the very edge of town but it wasn't a particularly long walk back from the centre. Great nights sleep all three nights I stayed there which is all you can ask

Thank Jenn S
Response from SYHAHostelling, Guest Relations Manager at Kirkwall Youth HostelResponded 18 August 2017

Hi Jenn S Thanks for your kind review following your recent stay with us,Its great to see you had a good time and great nights sleep and we hope to welcome you back soon. Regards Dan

Reviewed 5 August 2017

The staff are helpful and I enjoyed meeting many people. The room was fine and the bed very comfortable. I liked being a little out of town as it was very peaceful. It is near three good supermarkets and the kitchen and dining room are...More

Thank Brid O
Response from SYHAHostelling, Guest Relations Manager at Kirkwall Youth HostelResponded 9 August 2017

HI Brid H Thanks for taking the time to review our hostel following your recent stay with us.Its great to see you had a good time and enjoyed the hostel. We hope to welcome you back soon Regards Dan

Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

We stayed in this hostel a few times during our visit to Orkney as Kirkwall is a convenient place to stay between ferries to the outer islands. It's a pretty unlovable place - ugly on the outside and drab & functional at best on the...More

Thank eddymaya
Response from SYHAHostelling, Guest Relations Manager at Kirkwall Youth HostelResponded 22 July 2017

Hi eddymaya Thanks for taking the time to review our hostel following your recent stay with us,Gareth and the team at Kirkwall work tirelessly to ensure everyone has a comfortable stay and we hope to welcome you back soon. Thanks Dan

Reviewed 26 June 2017

although this hostel did involve a little walk to get into the town of Kirwall it was worth it! Room was lovely ,bed comfy , not ensuite but neither is home!! Kitchen and dining room clean and plenty of room for all.Staff very helpful with...More

1  Thank SALLY-M2014solo
Response from SYHAHostelling, Guest Relations Manager at Kirkwall Youth HostelResponded 30 June 2017

Hi SALLY-M2014solo, Thanks for your great review we hope to welcome you back soon. Regards Dan

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