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The Stromness Hotel
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The Stromness Hotel: Authentic Orkney Hospitality

Welcome to The Stromness Hotel, an attractive choice among hotels in Stromness, Orkney. Nestled in the heart of historic Stromness, our hotel combines historical charm with modern amenities, offering you a uniquely Scottish experience.

As a notable hotel in Orkney, we are dedicated to providing you with an unforgettable stay. Whether you’re on a relaxing getaway, a business trip, or a family holiday in Stromness, Orkney, our hotel is perfectly equipped to make your stay both relaxing and enriching.

The Stromness Hotel, built in 1901, stands as a testament to Orkney’s rich heritage. Overlooking the picturesque harbour of Scapa Flow, our hotel offers breathtaking views and is in close proximity to an array of interesting places to visit. Explore the vibrant culture and heritage of Stromness, visit the local museums, and marvel at ancient sites like the Ring of Brodgar and Skara Brae, all easily accessible from our doorstep.

Our ensuite rooms, ranging from single to quad, are designed to cater to your every need, offering amenities like free Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs, and some with stunning sea or harbour views. You can also enjoy a wonderful dining experience at Scapa Flow Restaurant. Known for its warm atmosphere and varied menu that showcases local tastes, our restaurant offers meals that are both delicious and inspired by Orkney's history.

Stromness, our charming town, awaits your exploration. Wander its narrow streets, enjoy the local cuisine, and immerse yourself in its unique charm.

Discover more about our hotel and book your stay for an authentic Scottish adventure.

The Stromness Hotel

The Stromness Hotel, The Pierhead, Stromness, Scotland, United Kingdom, KW16 3AA

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Please note that during the low season, our breakfast service operates from 8 am to 9 am, and guests are kindly requested to pre-order their breakfast from the reception the evening before.
Cancellation Policies:
Cancel free of charge until 3 days before arrival. The total price will be charged if cancelled within 5 days before arrival.
Cancel free of charge until 5 days before arrival. The total price will be charged if cancelled within 5 days before arrival.
Early Bird:
Book at least 3 weeks in advance to get an extra discount.
The Stromness Hotel is a historic hotel with modern amenities and stunning views of the Orkney Islands and harbour. Located in the heart of Stromness, a town rich in culture and heritage, our hotel offers you a relaxing and enriching experience. Whether you are looking for a romantic getaway, a family holiday, or a business trip, we have everything you need to make your stay memorable. The Stromness Hotel seamlessly marries its timeless charm with modern amenities such as ensuite rooms, complimentary Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs, and desks for our business travellers. 
Enjoy our event and meeting spaces and our various packages that include accommodation, breakfast, dinner, tours, activities, and more. Explore the ancient wonders of Orkney, such as the Ring of Brodgar Neolithic Stone Circle and the Skara Brae Prehistoric Village, or enjoy the parks, recreational facilities, and watersports nearby. Book direct for best rates and special offers.
The Stromness Hotel is an alcohol-free and pet-free establishment.

Overview of Amenities

Bed linen
Fire extinguisher
Smoke alarm
First aid kit
Shower gel
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Reviews (26)

Karen Blomfield, on 2024-06-20

Comfortable room, handy location. Staff were friendly.


Stuart Aitken, on 2024-06-20

An elegant old hotel, now somewhat faded, but a great location


Elsbeth Poe, on 2024-06-16

We had a great stay. Great location. The hotel was clean and cozy and felt like a time capsule.


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Frequently Asked Questions

Yes, Wi-Fi is available in all properties
If booked through an OTA you can cancel by contacting them, if booked directly, you can call or email us.
Cancellation Policies: Flexible and Monthly: Cancellation is free of charge until 5 days prior to arrival. The total price will be charged if cancelled less than 5 days prior to arrival. Early Bird: Non-Refundable. Book at least 3 weeks in advance to receive a discount.