Royal Hotel

Address: 40 Victoria Street, Kirkwall, Mainland, Orkney Islands, Scotland, United Kingdom | Hotel
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This hotel, located on 40 Victoria Street, Kirkwall, is near Saint Magnus Cathedral, The Orkney Museum, Highland Park Distillery, and The Earl's Palace.
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Travel Blogs from Kirkwall

Heading North

A travel blog entry by eskimo on Jun 18, 2015

9 comments, 18 photos

... It wasn’t until Loch Watten (near Wick) that we briefly saw blue skies again before heading over the Pentland Firth on the approach into Kirkwall. A shower over the airfield delayed landing for a few minutes but we were soon down and parked in the spot we had used on our previous visit. As it was blustery and chilly, we quickly put the EZ to bed and walked to the Terminal to sort out accommodation. Thanks to Ian's (Information ...

Shiny Silver Linings

A travel blog entry by kendra.towns on Jan 29, 2015

... the codes, passwords, etc. are mind boggling, but I know that it is not something I can learn over night. My boss Mandy has told me that there is no way I am going to learn everything in six weeks, or even in six months. She has been in the business for over 30 years and she is learning and retraining all the time. I think the next few weeks are going to be very busy and a very big adjustment, but hopefully I will settle in soon.

I just want to ...

An Incredible Festive Season

A travel blog entry by kendra.towns on Jan 02, 2015

13 photos

... Sunday after making a quick trip down to Elgin to a giant ASDA. The boat was a bit delayed due to rough seas but we eventually made it home. We had to go through Scapa flow so where the seas weren't as rough. The trip was good, I really enjoyed being able to get off the island and getting back into city life even just for a few days. I really enjoyed sitting for an hour one day in Starbucks, with my hot chocolate (because i'm still caffeine free.. 9 months an counting) ...

New job!

A travel blog entry by kendra.towns on Aug 30, 2014


... went in and had the interview. I thought it was went well and they said they would let me know before the end of the day. I didn't hear anything and I was pretty disappointed about it, but thought "oh well I'll find something." Then on Thursday around dinner time I got a call saying I had gotten the position.

So I am now the newest sales associate at the Edinburgh Woolen Mill in Kirkwall. A bit of a slower pace ...

Kirkwall, Orkney Islands, Scotland

A travel blog entry by thewrens on Jul 20, 2013

28 photos

... in one of the photos. Since it was a nice day in Orkney (62 degrees), there were several families on the beach. The children were running into the water with their bathing suits on and then running out into the water. Our guide said the water temperature would be about 47 degrees! Too cold!

Skara Brae stands on the grounds of Skail House, a splendid, intriguing mansion built by the bishop of Orkney in the ...

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