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Kirkwall Youth Hostel

0.9 km from Kirkwall centre
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1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
Old Scapa Road, Kirkwall KW15 1BB, Scotland
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    All reviews army barracks dining room stayed for two nights exploring orkney self catering gareth vfm corridor wifi facilities reception folk warden scapa distillery
    Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

    Stayed for two nights with friends Showers slow to warm at times but we were pre-warned Staff really helpful and let us leave bags there until our evening ferry home Even gave us towels and a room so we could freshen up after rowing regatta...More

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    Response from SYHAHostelling, Public Relations Manager at Kirkwall Youth Hostel

    HI ShetlandPearson, Thank you for taking the time to review our hostel following your recent stay with us,i will pass on your kind words to Gareth and the team and we hope to welcome you back soon. Regards Dan

    Reviewed 24 August 2016

    I loved the single twin room which was very affordable. Plently of room in the kitchen. I enjoyed the 20 minutes walk to the beach or half hour into Kirkwall. They do ask that you stay out for several hours in the afternoon for servicing...More

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    Response from SYHAHostelling, Public Relations Manager at Kirkwall Youth Hostel

    HI Owlspotter2013 Thanks for your kind review,Its great to see you had a good time and enjoyed Kirkwall and all it has to offer. I have noted your comment regarding the servicing and we will have a look to see how we can improve that....

    Reviewed 3 August 2016

    The youth hostel is an old barracks and it shows: the rooms and (shared) toilets and showers are very basic, spartan even. That said, during my stay there the only thing I found myself wanting was better wifi. The hostel is brightly painted and the...More

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    Response from SYHAHostelling, Public Relations Manager at Kirkwall Youth Hostel

    Hi Tom M Thank you for taking the time to review our hostel following your recent stay with us.Its great to see you had a good time and I will pass on your kind words to Gareth and the hardworking team whose passion for great...

    Reviewed 25 July 2016

    Nice hostel situated in Kirkwall, about a 10 minute walk from the centre of town. Pretty much everything you'd expect from a typical youth hostel! Was clean, warm and the staff were friendly. Shared showers, but they were nice and hot which is the main...More

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    Response from SYHAHostelling, Public Relations Manager at Kirkwall Youth Hostel

    Hi FernandoTorres9, Thanks for your kind review following your recent stay with us. Its great to see you had a good time and found us value for money. We hope to welcome you back soon. Regards Dan

    Reviewed 17 June 2016

    The hostel is just a few minutes walk from the bus station/travel centre, in a quiet location. Rooms were clean, beds comfy, and shared areas (kitchen, dining room, tv room) were away from the rooms so good for not disturbing those in bed. Gareth was...More

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    Response from SYHAHostelling, Public Relations Manager at Kirkwall Youth Hostel

    Hi Gail D Many thanks for taking the time to review our hostel following your recent stay with us.Its great to see you had a nice time and I will pass on your kind words to Gareth and the team who all work hard at...More

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    Room Tips
    "Single Rooms are terrific"
    Owlspotter2013, 7 months agoRead review
    "Ask for one near the kitchen/communal areas"
    Ruthie B, 9 months agoRead review
    "The google map co-ordinates take you to the wrong alley. Its actually in the alley, next to the one where..."
    Ananya K, 10 months agoRead review
    "You get what you are offered"
    chriswatson25, 10 months agoRead review
    "Avoid it and go somewhere else"
    ourfearlessleader, over a year agoRead review
    "Single rooms are a steal for the price . just make sure you call them early if you are coming by the last..."
    CaptUnmeshD, over a year agoRead review
    "It was fairly quiet when i went so may be if you need privacy get a room to yourself. If your getting the..."
    Heather M, over a year agoRead review
    "Choose another place"
    Isayno, over a year agoRead review
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