The Orkney Hotel

Address: 40 Victoria Street, Kirkwall, Mainland, Orkney Islands, Scotland, KW15 1DN, 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

    Whirl Wind February

    A travel blog entry by kendra.towns on Mar 08, 2015

    15 photos

    ... did she say anything when I said I could only work until 5 instead of 5:30 (as that is the shop closing time) because I lived in the country and the last bus went at 5:10. She even offered me an electrical fire place and a bottle of champagne for my new flat...which ill get to in a few minutes.  The ladies at the woollen mill were shocked I was leaving early but were also understanding and even excited for me. I worked out my months notice and it made for a nice ...

    The 21st Century Christmas!

    A travel blog entry by kendra.towns on Nov 25, 2014

    8 photos

    Internet!! woot woot!     I am currently typing this sitting in the living room at granddad's house. I have managed to drag Granddad into the age of technology. After months of being in a technological black hole and only getting little snippets of internet on the road in and out of Kirkwall everyday and weeks of waiting for the WiFi installation, I have internet!! It has been quiet the week all in all. We got the router on Monday through the ...

    Shorter days mean bigger decisions

    A travel blog entry by kendra.towns on Nov 04, 2014

    1 comment, 8 photos

    ... friends here since everyone has known everyone since they were babies. Its like trying to break into a steel ring of friendship somedays. Everyone knows or at least knows of everyone and it makes it difficult to make your own assumptions about people what your constantly battling everyone elses. Saying that however, no matter how much I miss home I have to think responsibly and I have to think about the money. God I hate that, the whole point of this trip was not to ...

    Archaeology and History Tour Day

    A travel blog entry by seacastle on May 12, 2014

    100 photos

    ... style of interior painting, bricks and ornamentation was painted on – it looks real at first. The fixtures were made from army food tins and the font was made of cement but its stand was a truck spring covered with cement so the font rocks (to soothe the babies who get upset at baptism, they sit them in the font and rock them).

    Next on to Skara Brae, ...

    Inverness to Orkney Islands

    A travel blog entry by carol53 on May 24, 2013

    2 comments, 14 photos

    ... very helpful and our room was very comfortable.

    As we still had a good part of the day left, we went exploring and headed into Kirkwall, the capital city and made our first venture into a Tesco supermarket. Very impressed with their GF range and the bread over here is soooo much better. Not good as being inclined to have toast every day. Hopefully the walking around attractions and the up and down stairs will compensate.

    Next we decided to venture down across two ...