St Ola Hotel

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Desk, iron/ironing board, free cots/infant beds, free WiFi
Desk, iron/ironing board, free cots/infant beds, free WiFi
Desk, iron/ironing board, free cots/infant beds, free WiFi
Desk, iron/ironing board, free cots/infant beds, free WiFi

Overview of St Ola Hotel

St Ola Hotel

3.0 star property

3.8/5 Good

Guests rated this property 4.3/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Air conditioning
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast available
  • Bar
  • Laundry

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Social distancing
Harbour Street, Kirkwall, Scotland, KW15 1LE

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationSt. Magnus Cathedral5 min walk
  • Popular LocationOrkney Museum6 min walk
  • Popular LocationBishop's Palace8 min walk
  • AirportKirkwall (KOI)6 min drive

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About this area

Kirkwall

Located in Kirkwall, St Ola Hotel is in the historical district and near the beach. Orkney Wireless Museum and Orkney Museum are cultural highlights, and some of the area's landmarks include Standing Stones of Stenness and Maes Howe. Guests appreciate the guest house's location for the sightseeing.

What's nearby

  • Orkney Wireless Museum - 1 min walk
  • St. Magnus Cathedral - 5 min walk
  • Orkney Museum - 6 min walk
  • Earl's Palace - 8 min walk
  • Bishop's Palace - 8 min walk

Getting around

  • Kirkwall (KOI) - 6 min drive

Restaurants

  • Buster's Diner - 2 min walk
  • Pomona Café - 2 min walk
  • The Bothy Bar - 2 min walk
  • Trenabies Bistro - 2 min walk
  • The Auld Motor House Theme Bar - 3 min walk

About this property

St Ola Hotel

3-star guesthouse with bars/lounges and restaurant
A restaurant, 2 bars/lounges and coffee/tea in a common area are available at this smoke-free guesthouse. WiFi in public areas is free. Other amenities include laundry facilities. All 10 rooms provide in-room free WiFi, iPod docking stations and flat-screen TVs. Room service, coffee makers and hairdryers are among the other amenities available to guests.
St Ola Hotel offers 10 forms of accommodation with iPod docking stations and coffee/tea makers. Flat-screen televisions are featured in guestrooms. Bathrooms include a shower, complimentary toiletries and hairdryers.

Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and telephones. Housekeeping is offered on a daily basis and an iron/ironing board can be requested.

Cleaning and safety practices

Social distancing

Social distancing measures in place
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

  • No on-site parking available
  • Free off-site parking

Food and drink

  • Full breakfast available for a fee 7:30 AM–9:00 AM on weekdays and 8:30 AM–10:00 AM on weekends: GBP 9.95 per person
  • 1 restaurant
  • 2 bars/lounges
  • Room service available
  • Coffee/tea in a common area

Family friendly

  • Free cots/infant beds
  • Laundry facilities

Guest services

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage

More

  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning (climate-controlled)
  • Free cots/infant beds

Bathroom

  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower

Entertainment

  • Flat-screen TV
  • iPod dock

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker

More

  • Desk
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
  • Phone

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Check-in

Check-in from 3 PM - midnight

Check-out

Check-out before 10 AM

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 8:30 AM - midnight
If you are planning to arrive after 10 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

Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

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

Payment types

Important information

Optional extras

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

  • Fee for full breakfast: GBP 9.95 per person (approximately)

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
No on-site parking is available
This property accepts credit cards

National rating

This establishment has received its official star rating from VisitScotland, the National Tourist Board for Scotland.

Property is also known as

St Ola Hotel Kirkwall
St Ola Hotel
St Ola Kirkwall
St Ola
St. Ola Hotel Kirkwall, Orkney Islands
St Ola Hotel Kirkwall
St Ola Hotel Guesthouse
St Ola Hotel Guesthouse Kirkwall

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Overall score and ratings

3.8

Good

Rating 5 - Excellent. 16 out of 62 reviews
5 - Excellent 26%
Rating 4 - Good. 28 out of 62 reviews
4 - Good 45%
Rating 3 - Okay. 10 out of 62 reviews
3 - Okay 16%
Rating 2 - Poor. 5 out of 62 reviews
2 - Poor 8%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 3 out of 62 reviews
1 - Terrible 5%

4.3/5

Cleanliness

4.2/5

Staff & service

4.0/5

Amenities

3.7/5

Property conditions & facilities

2/5 Poor

Disliked: Property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Great location but very dated noisy hotel
Stayed at the hotel Friday Saturday Sunday room allocated(no 1) was over the bar area and overlooking bins and smoking shelter. Friday/Saturday bar open until after one in the morning and was very noisy. I would say the room is not suitable to be used at weekends. The room itself is very dated and dull with badly stained carpet. On the plus side staff were friendly and polite.Sadly won’t be staying here again.
Stayed 3 nights in Sep 2021

4/5 Good

Business traveller
Liked: Staff & service
St Olas Kirkwall
Centrally located, with reasonable food. A bit dated, and very expensive, but it was booked in height of season when everyone was staycationing during Covid
Stayed 1 night in Aug 2021

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
A great place to stay
The St. Ola Hotel is very convenient with easy access to the harbor and shops in Kirkwall. The staff were friendly and helpful, offering input on the best places to see on the island.
Stayed 3 nights in Oct 2020

3/5 Okay

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service
Basic but comfortable
Not bad for the price, good location on the harbour front, friendly helpful staff.
Stayed 1 night in Feb 2020

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Nice hotel
Nice hotel room looking over the harbour. Very comfortable & staff lovely
Stayed 1 night in Feb 2020