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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

Stopped here for one night prior to getting the ferry back to the mainland from neighbouring village. Loads of free parking. Staff very helpful. Family room (at the top of the building - no lift but only 2 flights of stairs) could not be faulted. The decoration was lovely and very appropriate to the hotels location. Our room had fabulous...

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Helmsdale, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 August 2016

Found this Hotel by chance and booked a meal for the following night,the meal was fantastic and the staff were excellent.We could not fault this place and the view from the dining room was breathtaking,if you choose to dine here you need to book in advance.The menu is quality and the presentation of the food is quality,this place is worth...

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Kemnay, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 August 2016

Very comfortable room, cosy bathroom great shower especially welcoming after a dampish day driving on Orkney in Caterham 7's! It was part of our NC500 trip but we couldn't resist a wee detour to Orkney and so glad we did. Lovely dinner and a warm welcome in the bar. Breakfast set us up perfectly for our return crossing to the...

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Ceres, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

Even though they were busy they went out of their way to find us a table to eat. The service was excellent. Staff were friendly & informative. Lovely food and presentation. Very filling and great value. Will be back again & recommending to others.

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Frankston, Australia
Reviewed 5 August 2016

This hotel has a all the amenities you require with excellent service and food. We had an excellent dinner and the breakfast was the best we had whilst in the UK - offered 4 types of fish was certainly unique for breakfast - kippers, smokeys, smoked salmon and herrings in oatmeal!

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Livingston, Scotland, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

We booked a family suite at this hotel and were greeted with a lovely welcome even though there was an annual event at the hotel and the place was packed. The suite was gorgeous and immaculate and had seating areas and a kitchen. The evening meals were amazing so much so that we eat there every night. The breakfast service...

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Thank Fiona B
Inverness, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 July 2016

Lovely harbour view from all bedrooms and conservatory restaurant - modern rooms, bit small but with everything you need. Delicious meals - all freshly cooked to order with local produce - best Fish Pie ever! Not much to see in Burray - about 20 mins to Kirkwall - passing Italian Chapel on the way. Very convenient for the Pentland Ferry...

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 July 2016

Our first visit to Orkney and were glad to have picked this hotel. Room with a view of the little harbour, nice to waken an look out. The breakfast was first class, the meals in the restaurant were fine but the bar meals menu was first class. The staff were friendly, efficient, and helpful about places to visit. We had...

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Canton of Geneva, Switzerland
Reviewed 28 June 2016

We came for the second time back to this Hotel. It was the end off our 3 weeks touring trip in Scotland. We have been a bit concered as the Hotel has changed ownership. But this lovely and nice manageress kept the place in its oustanding way going. The bedroom has been spotless clean and bright. The Staff was very...

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Arroyo Grande
Reviewed 28 June 2016

Lovely property, not very well located or near anything...next time we'll stay in Kirkwall. Lovely coastal setting if you don't mind being away from most everything. The shower was almost too small to turn around in. The bed has sharp wooden corners at knee height...don't try to cut the corner as you'll get a painful bang. The room was clean...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Meeting Rooms

Additional Information about Sands Hotel

Address: Sands Motel Pier Road, Burray Village KW17 2SS, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Orkney Islands > Burray > Burray Village
Price Range: RM514 - RM705 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
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Sands Hotel Burray Village
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“All rooms look out to sea.”
 of 5 bubbles GreenLinnet, 19 Sep 2016 | Read review
“I believe all the rooms have seaview”
 of 5 bubbles 7492020, 28 Jun 2016 | Read review
“See if they don't have a room with a larger shower.”
 of 5 bubbles 4DavidM, 27 Jun 2016 | Read review
“All rooms have sea view”
 of 5 bubbles LouiseCScotland, 26 Jun 2016 | Read review
“A room facing the harbour, would give you a good view”
 of 5 bubbles bernieb328, 24 Mar 2016 | Read review
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