Orcades Hostel Guest Reviews
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|0.5 miles from Kirkwall centre|
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Graeme Fri, 26 March 2021
Liked: Orcades is very clean, well managed hostel with attention to detail. Accommodation might not be as 'luxurious' as a hotel or Band B but it is good quality and I recommend it.
Jon Wed, 17 March 2021
Jon Thu, 4 March 2021
Great place for an essential...
Liked: Clean and tidy room, plenty of space and all the facilities were perfect for my stay
Anonymous Sat, 23 January 2021
Quality & Value
Liked: The location How clean and comfortable it wasValue for money
John Sat, 5 December 2020
Warm relaxing done the job
Liked: Room warm, clean, tidy, maybe a few more coffee, sugar and milks wouldn?t go a miss as there was only enough for 1 coffee.
Disliked: Nothing really
Mike Thu, 3 December 2020
Liked: This was my second stay (and my second time here during the 2020 pandemic) - and it was just as good as last time. Being able to book a room entirely to yourself - or to your own household - is a great reason to use hostels at this time if they offer that service, and this is a good example: clean, safe, everything socially distanced, simple zero-contact checking-in, room with a kettle and a fridge and an ensuite bathroom...everything you'd need. Really great.
Hannah Mon, 30 November 2020
Friendly staff, clean and comfortable...
Liked: Staff were very friendly on the phone. I had to make a couple of changes to my booking due to ferry timetable changes and the staff were very accommodating of this. I arrived late at night on the ferry, check-in was very good as a key was left for me in an envelope at the door and property was easy to find from the ferry terminal- just a short drive away which was ideal for a tired traveller!
Disliked: Only stayed one night, arrived very late at night and left early in the morning so this was an ideal overnight stay but I'm unsure I would spend longer than a night there as facilities were basic but met all my needs for a night.
Andrew Tue, 3 November 2020
Very comfortable room, very well...
Liked: I was impressed with the cleanliness. The hostel is well located. Excellent value for money.
Disliked: We didn't get the full experience, due to Covid restrictions.
Noah Mon, 2 November 2020
Great place to stay in...
Liked: Orcades Hostel is located right by the Pickaquoy Centre in Kirkwall. It's a few minutes' walk to the large supermarkets and to the main leisure walking path in town. About a ~15 min walk to get to the main bus station and town centre. The hostel has a lovely garden area which we used for cooking on our camping stove. The owners were very friendly and helpful, and have done a great job of arranging the hostel in a Covid-safe manner. We had our own room which was a great value for money compared to the hotels in Kirkwall.
Disliked: Nothing to complain about; shower was small but otherwise fine.
Jamie Sun, 1 November 2020
Liked: Excellent host. Very clean and comfortable and excellent shower. Had a safe place to lock my bike up.