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The Royal Hotel Stromness

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Iron/ironing board, free WiFi, bed sheets
Iron/ironing board, free WiFi, bed sheets
Iron/ironing board, free WiFi, bed sheets
Iron/ironing board, free WiFi, bed sheets

Overview of The Royal Hotel Stromness

The Royal Hotel Stromness

3 out of 5

4.0/5 Very good

Guests rated this property 4.5/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast included
  • Restaurant
  • Business services
  • Bar
  • Laundry

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • 48-hour vacancy between guest room stays
  • Hand sanitiser provided
55-57 Victoria St, Stromness, Scotland, KW16 3BS

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationPiers Art Centre1 min walk
  • Popular LocationStromness Ferry Terminal3 min walk
  • Popular LocationStromness Museum7 min walk
  • AirportKirkwall (KOI)28 min drive

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About this area

Stromness

Located in Stromness, The Royal Hotel Stromness is in the city centre and near the beach. Piers Art Centre and Stromness Museum are cultural highlights, and some of the area's landmarks include Standing Stones of Stenness and Maes Howe. Relax and indulge in the area's health/beauty spas, or seek out an adventure with rock climbing, hiking/biking trails and hunting nearby.

What's nearby

  • Piers Art Centre - 1 min walk
  • Stromness Ferry Terminal - 3 min walk
  • Stromness Museum - 7 min walk
  • Maes Howe - 9 min drive
  • Ring of Brogdar - 9 min drive

Restaurants

  • The Hudson Lounge — 1 min walk
  • The Front Bar — 1 min walk
  • The Tearoom - 3 min walk
  • The Ferry Inn - 3 min walk
  • Hamnavoe Restaurant - 3 min walk

Getting around

  • Kirkwall (KOI) - 28 min drive

About this property

The Royal Hotel Stromness

3-star inn with free breakfast and restaurant
Along with a restaurant, this smoke-free inn has a bar/lounge and conference space. Free full breakfast and free WiFi in public areas are also provided. Other amenities include dry cleaning, laundry facilities and a fireplace at reception. All 10 rooms provide conveniences such as electric kettles and free tea bags/instant coffee, plus in-room free WiFi and LCD TVs with digital channels.
The Royal Hotel Stromness offers 10 forms of accommodation. 20-inch LCD televisions come with digital channels.

Bathrooms include a shower. Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. An iron/ironing board, hairdryers and change of towels can be requested. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
Property is disinfected with electrostatic spray
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter
Follows the regional cleaning and disinfection practices of We're Good To Go (UK)
Follows the industry cleaning and disinfection practices of COVID-19 Guidelines (CDC)

Check-in

Contactless social distancing and check-out
Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Guest rooms kept vacant for 48 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place
Contactless room service is available.

Safety measures

Gives staff personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Masks and gloves available
Masks are required at the property
Hand sanitiser provided
Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
Individually wrapped food options available for breakfast and through room service
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • Limited on-site parking
  • 24 hours off-site parking within 1312 ft (GBP 2 per day)
  • Street parking available

Food and drink

  • Free full breakfast available daily
  • 1 restaurant
  • 1 bar/lounge

Things to do

  • 18 holes of golf

Family friendly

  • High chair
  • Laundry facilities

Conveniences

  • Front-desk safe
  • No lifts

Guest services

  • Change of bedsheets (on request)
  • Change of towels (on request)
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry-cleaning service
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage

Languages spoken

  • English

Business services

  • Conference space (323 square feet)
  • Meeting rooms

More

  • Fireplace in reception
  • Smoke-free property
  • TV in lobby

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Bed sheets
  • Heating

Bathroom

  • Hairdryer (on request)
  • Shampoo
  • Shower
  • Soap
  • Toilet paper

Entertainment

  • 20-inch LCD TV
  • Digital channels

Food and drink

  • Electric kettle
  • Free tea bags/instant coffee

More

  • Guidebooks/recommendations
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
  • Local maps

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Check-in

Check-in from 4:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Late check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 16

Check-out

Check-out before 10:30 AM

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 7:30 AM - 10:30 PM
If you are planning to arrive after 9:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

No pets or service animals allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
Cots (infant beds) are not available

Payment types at the property

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Nearby parking fee: GBP 2 per day(1312 ft away; open 24 hours)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts credit cards, debit cards and cash
Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed

We should mention

Reservations are required for golf tee times; reservations can be made by contacting the property prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property

Property is also known as

The Royal Hotel Stromness Inn
The Royal Hotel Stromness Stromness
The Royal Hotel Stromness Inn Stromness

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Overall score and ratings

4.0

Very good

Rating 5 - Excellent. 7 out of 14 reviews
5 - Excellent 50%
Rating 4 - Good. 3 out of 14 reviews
4 - Good 21%
Rating 3 - Okay. 2 out of 14 reviews
3 - Okay 14%
Rating 2 - Poor. 1 out of 14 reviews
2 - Poor 7%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 1 out of 14 reviews
1 - Terrible 7%

4.5/5

Cleanliness

4.2/5

Staff & service

3.3/5

Amenities

4.4/5

Property conditions & facilities

4/5 Good

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
Disliked: Amenities
Nice rooms staff helpful but no restaurant or bar as staff celebrating Halloween in their sister hotel.
Stayed 1 night in Oct 2021

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Front desk was very nice, helped us by carrying our luggage 2 flights of stairs. No elevator.
Stayed 1 night in Sep 2021

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
The exterior is original however the rooms have been updated and were very luxurious. Parking is down the street about an 1/2 mile in the free long term parking. Plan dinner accordingly as there is limited options in the town. There is a CO-OP that has some options.
Stayed 2 nights in Sep 2021

3/5 Okay

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, amenities
Lovely central location of the hotel but walls are so paper thin we could hear the next room's occupant snore loudly one evening.
Stayed 5 nights in Sep 2021

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Excellent!
Excellent service, accommodation clean, warm and nicely decorated. Would return. Staff very friendly and welcoming. Thank you for a lovely stay!
Stayed 1 night in Sep 2021