Albert Hotel

Mounthoolie Lane, Kirkwall, Mainland, Orkney Islands, Scotland, KW15 1JZ, United Kingdom | 2 star hotel
Prices starting from $200.00
 

Travel Blogs from Kirkwall

Sounds, Smells and Statistical Significance

A travel blog entry by rnjemk

... to make an informed decision about routing. Not dissatisfied with the quality of this position, Captain Wylie went one better. He arranged for the ferry to drop us off at the southern end of Westray, from whence one of his staff (Malcolm) picked us up by car and ran us up to Pierowall, where another member of his local staff, ferry captain Tom, took us in his personal boat (a beautifully maintained 60-year old clinker-built launch) across to Papa Westray. On ...

Epilogue

A travel blog entry by sueblaikie

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First of all a huge thank you to everyone for all their support - texts, phone calls, emails, visits, accommodation and general interest in this blog. It's the first time either of us have done anything like this and it was really just done as a diary but expanded into something else. Wifi problems, getting in late and staying with friends and family meant our last week of posts were delayed ...

History Unveiled

A travel blog entry by lifelearner

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... coast.
People were living here before the pyramids in Egypt were built. By the time Stonehenge was constructed in England, Skara Brae had already been abandoned after having been lived in for 300-400 years.

We toured the Italian Chapel which was built by Italian prisoners of war. They were given two grants to use for education and religion. They used both for ...

Orkney At Last!

A travel blog entry by seacastle

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... B names but we finally found number 10 which told us number 2 was back down the hill. When we got here and walked inside, we were blown away. Beautiful wood and high ceilings, wood shutter curtains, old style keys. Plenty of everything from coffee and tea makings to blankets. Ruth and Edgar Muir are just really warm and friendly.

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East Coast and Orkney

A travel blog entry by jean.bottsford

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... and energy in this land. The buildings are thick, heavy stone with narrow passages through alleys (close) and wynds. We had the best night's sleep yet, we needed some good rest. Last night we got a berth on the ferry- it's cruiseship worthy! we were able to board at 9:30pm and had a great deluxe room so when we set sail this morning at 6:30 all we had to do is roll out of bed. we land at 8:30 am and will begin our ...

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Location

This 2 star hotel, located on Mounthoolie Lane, Kirkwall, is near Saint Magnus Cathedral, Highland Park Distillery, The Orkney Museum, and The Earl's Palace.
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    TripAdvisor Reviews Albert Hotel Kirkwall

    4.00 of 5 stars Excellent