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All reviewsliving roomthe main streetgreat locationmrs brownsmall groupfree internetwell equipped kitchenoverlooking the harbourwould definitely stay here againsylviafacilitiesdivingferrylaundryhousedishwasherdocks
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Reviewed 21 February 2018

I booked a room for two nights, paying in advance, but unfortunately, due to family problems, I had to cancel my reservation. Sylvia, also if I did't asked, refunded me of the total amount. I found this very kind from her and worthy of being...More

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Reviewed 1 December 2017

5/5 stars. Great location, cosy room, warm shower and well equipped kitchen. Sylvia was very helpful and friendly. The hostel is based in the heart of Stromness, which is very convenient! Definitely recommend it to everyone, and hope to be back soon! Jakub

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Reviewed 4 November 2017

We had 7 nights at Brown's hostel and found it to be clean, comfortable and very good value for money. Free Internet, a large warm kitchen to spend time in with no limits on daytime access. Mrs Brown was friendly and accommodating with great attention...More

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Reviewed 4 October 2017

We were 9 persons, the house easily sleeps 12 pers or more divided over 4 rooms all with bathroom and toilet. The kitchen is super equipped with everything you need to kook for big groups, there's a drier and washing and even a dishwasher. Beds...More

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Reviewed 20 September 2017

We stayed in Brown's Harborside Hostel during our recent visit to the Orkney's. The room was clean and quiet, with free internet. There was also a free washer and dryer ofr our use. The hostess was lovely and made us feel welcome. Our room had...More

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"We stayed in the Harborside Building with a small view of the sea."
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"probably get one on the opposite side of the house to the pub if you're alight sleeper but all the rooms..."
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"The rooms in Harbourlee House are nicer than those in the main hostel if you want a family room, or one to..."
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"Book by telephone, and Susan only takes cash. Her website has the variety of rooms available, so on the phone..."
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