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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good44%
  • Average12%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited at lunchtime; and despite being quite busy, we were welcomed with friendly greetings & prompt service in an attractive lounge bar area...some lovely features. My meal of scallops, with clapshot on black pudding, in a smoked bacon sauce was very different, delicious and beautifully...More

Thank chris p
Response from Ga7ethC, Owner at Royal HotelResponded 3 weeks ago

Many thanks for this lovely review. We are delighted to hear that you plan to return.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The hotel is very centrally located on the main street of Stromness and only a short walk from the bus terminal/ferry terminal. The receptionist was extremely kind and helpful and the room whilst the walls were on the thin side,was comfortable and an excellent shower.The...More

Thank chrisv5101
Response from Ga7ethC, Manager at Royal HotelResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your review. We very much appreciate your feedback.

Reviewed 30 June 2018

My wife and I had dinner here one evening and we found the food first class, we could not find fault with what we ate whatsoever. However we requested the sweet menu after finishing our main course and were told that another thirty guests who...More

Thank davywa
Response from Ga7ethC, Owner at Royal HotelResponded 7 July 2018

Thank you for your review. We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your main courses. I am sorry about how we communicated the delay in the sweets to you. This should not have happened. We look forward to welcoming you back to the Royal...More

Reviewed 25 June 2018

i was a recent visitor at The Royal Hotel on friday evening - part of a group of 14 divers. we are staying aboard the 'Karen' and John was very insistent we went there for dinner. The food was good, and service was friendly, apart...More

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Reviewed 20 June 2018

I think that most people who visit Orkney would agree that it is a beautiful place, but hotels are not what we would expect in the rest of the UK, or abroad. Not to be to detrimental, but expect a pub with rooms, rather than...More

Thank Lochspouts
Response from Ga7ethC, Owner at Royal HotelResponded 24 June 2018

Thank you for taking time to write this review. We very much appreciate your feedback. We very recently took over the Royal Hotel and have started a programme of refurbishment of the public areas and rooms. This refurbishment will continue over winter 2018/19. It is...More

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Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Meeting Rooms
Non-Smoking Hotel
Breakfast Available
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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"Ask for a room at the rear of the hotel.The rooms at the front overlook the main street and the bar can be a..."
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"avoid over the bar, the juke box is LOUD"
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"Room one is lovely.(The town is lovely, quaint and the hotel is Central, less than 2 min walk away, you have..."
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"room 6 was ok"
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