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Hoy Island hotels and places to stay

Thurso Self Catering Pet Friendly Holiday Lets
3 out of 5
Grove Lane & Meadow Court, Thurso, Scotland
The price is £125 per night
19.4 mi from city centre
4.2/5Very Good! (5 reviews)

"It is what it says exactly"…"

Reviewed on 30 May 2020

Thurso Self Catering Pet Friendly Holiday Lets
A Castle View B & B
3.5 out of 5
Hawkhill, Keiss, Wick, Scotland
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £85 per night
21.94 mi from city centre
4.6/5Wonderful! (98 reviews)

"Fantastic location looking out to sea and a lovely Castle. The hosts was very warm and friendly. The place was spotless and the breakfast was great. I would definitely recommend and i will be back."…"

Reviewed on 22 Nov 2019

A Castle View B & B
Forss House Hotel
4 out of 5
Forss, Thurso, Scotland
The price is £215 per night
21.95 mi from city centre
4.6/5Wonderful! (114 reviews)
Worth it!

"Excellent service, clean and updated twin room. We will definitely return"…"

Reviewed on 6 Nov 2019

Forss House Hotel

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Greenland House Bed and Breakfast
4 out of 5
MAIN STREET, Thurso, Scotland
The price is £80 per night
18.13 mi from city centre
4.8/5Exceptional! (22 reviews)

"Lovely accommodation, spacious and spotless. The hosts were very friendly and helpful suggesting great trips in the local area for us. Breakfast was a real treat. delicious. Highly recommend."…"

Reviewed on 10 Nov 2019

Greenland House Bed and Breakfast
The Ferry Inn and Royal Hotel Stromness
3 out of 5
10 John Street, Orkney, Stromness, Scotland
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £125 per night
7.94 mi from city centre
4.3/5Excellent! (83 reviews)

"Well restored, excellent food and great staff. A good experience"…"

Reviewed on 12 Feb 2020

The Ferry Inn and Royal Hotel Stromness
Northern Sands Hotel
3 out of 5
Dunnet, Dunnet Head, Thurso, Scotland
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £120 per night
15.86 mi from city centre
4.6/5Wonderful! (25 reviews)

"The staff were very welcoming and warm - they were very attentive at breakfast. A little confusing at the entrance way (there were a lot of different ways to enter and we weren’t sure if we got the right one!) other than that a very pleasant stay."…"

Reviewed on 2 Nov 2019

Northern Sands Hotel
Park Hotel
3 out of 5
Oldfield, Thurso, Scotland
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £109 per night
19.68 mi from city centre
4.5/5Wonderful! (160 reviews)

"Good tasty food, welcoming helpful staff, excellent service and clean comfy room. The only downside was the heating going off overnight and I still haven’t won a battle for the duvet yet."…"

Reviewed on 2 Mar 2020

Park Hotel
MURRAY HOUSE B&B
3 out of 5
1 CAMPBELL STREET, Thurso, Scotland
The price is £95 per night
19.43 mi from city centre
4/5Very Good! (24 reviews)

"Owners were very helpful and responded promptly to my queries, premises was clean as was the room. A delightful stay!"…"

Reviewed on 12 Feb 2020

MURRAY HOUSE B&B
The Ayre Hotel
3 out of 5
Ayre Road, Kirkwall, Scotland
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £70 per night
14.93 mi from city centre
4.1/5Very Good! (7 reviews)

"The family apartment was very nice and suited our needs. The restaurant had great food and the staff was very friendly."…"

Reviewed on 5 Sep 2019

The Ayre Hotel
Standing Stones Hotel
3.5 out of 5
Stenness, Stromness, Scotland
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10.01 mi from city centre
4.4/5Excellent! (8 reviews)
Dog friendly, clean & well kept.

"The team at Standing Stones could not do enough for us. They were attentive and friendly. The hotel was in nice condition, the room was stylishly decorated and clean. The hotel was accommodating to our dog. Highly recommend."…"

Reviewed on 2 Mar 2020

Standing Stones Hotel
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Visiting Hoy Island

Visitors can enjoy all that Hoy Island has to offer including the seaside, parks and monuments. Tourists can also enjoy so much more including its museums. A top sight in the area is Skara Brae.

  • There are 91 hotels and other accommodation options in the surrounding area
  • The closest major airport is in Kirkwall (KOI), 15.5 mi (25 km) from the city centre
  • The next closest is in Wick (WIC), 28.4 mi (45.6 km) away

Sightseeing and Staying in Hoy Island

Notable city landmarks like Dwarfie Stane and Hackness Martello Tower might be worth a visit. The city's natural beauty is on display at Old Man of Hoy, St. John's Head and Ward Hill. A couple of additional sights to add to your agenda are Scapa Flow Visitor Centre and Mainland.

As you start planning for your getaway to Hoy Island, you might not find the perfect accommodation in the heart of the city, but you can select from 91 hotels and other lodging options within the larger area. Below are places to stay in the surrounding area:

  • Muthu Royal Thurso Hotel is located 19.5 mi (31.4 km) from the heart of Hoy Island. This 3-star hotel in Thurso features a restaurant, free parking and a bar. Our customers like its dining options and bar.
  • The Ferry Inn and Royal Hotel Stromness is 7.9 mi (12.8 km) from central Hoy Island. This 3-star hotel in Stromness features 2 restaurants, free breakfast and free WiFi. Our customers like its breakfast and clean, comfortable rooms.
  • The Ayre Hotel is 14.9 mi (24 km) from the centre of Hoy Island. This 3-star hotel in Kirkwall features a restaurant, free WiFi and free parking.

One of the top places to see in the surrounding area is Skara Brae, located 13.9 mi (22.4 km) from the city centre.

Dressing for Hoy Island

  • Between January and March, daytime temperatures average 8°C, whilst night-time temperatures stay around 2°C
  • From April to June, the average is 15°C during the day and 3°C at night
  • July to September sees average temperatures of 16°C during the day and 8°C at night
  • Between October and December, you can expect 12°C as the daytime average and 2°C as the night-time average
  • About 27 millimetres of rain falls on Hoy Island each year
  • July and August are usually the hottest months averaging 15°C, while February and January are usually the coldest with an average temperature of 2°C

Frequently asked questions

What's the best place to stay in Hoy Island?
Located 18.1 mi (29.2 km) from the heart of Hoy Island, Greenland House Bed and Breakfast is a top choice for your stay, based on our traveller data. Other good options for your trip to the area are Seaview Hotel and Castletown Hotel.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Hoy Island, will I receive a refund?
Yes! Most hotel room reservations are fully refundable if you cancel before the hotel’s cancellation deadline, which often is within 24-48 hours of your check-in date. If you booked a non-refundable reservation, it may still be possible to cancel it and receive a refund within a 24-hour period of booking. Enter dates and click on “Search”, then use the “free cancellation” filter to get the best options available in Hoy Island.

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