The Orkney Hotel

The Orkney Hotel – Welcome and experience a 17th Century hotel where fresh local cuisine meets traditional Orcadian hospitality in the heart of the ancient royal burgh of Kirkwall, Orkney.

Dating back to 1670, the hotel offers every modern convenience, while retaining its original features and charms. Ideally situated in the town centre, the hotel is minutes from the magnificent St. Magnus Cathedral, Bishop’s and Earl’s Palaces and award-winning local jewellery shops. The infamous UNESCO World Heritage Site of Skara Brae, and Maeshowe and the Ring of Brodgar are an easy 25 minutes drive away. We are ten minutes drive from Kirkwall Airport.

Whether you are planning a weekend getaway, a peaceful nature break from the mainland or including Orkney in your Scottish adventure travels, The Orkney Hotel is a unique find and here to serve your needs.

The Orkney Hotel offers business professionals a superb venue and fantastic facilities for hosting corporate events as well as local community meetings and clubs.


Sleep peacefully after a day in the fresh Orkney air, followed by a superb meal in our Garden View Restaurant or bar supper in the newly refurbished Royal Cask Whisky Gin Bar.

We offer 30 elegant and comfortable en-suite rooms. Superior and Deluxe rooms offer indulgent touches ranging from Jacuzzi baths to four-poster King beds. WIFI access is available throughout the hotel. Bedrooms are non-smoking.


Savour a delicious meal in our Garden View Restaurant overlooking the private garden.

Superb local produce includes daily harvested seafood, Aberdeen Angus beef, Orkney lamb and Orkney cheese & ice cream.

Choose from over 900 Scottish whiskies for an after-dinner dram in the quiet St. Magnus lounge just outside of the restaurant or our refurbished Royal Cask Whisky Gin Bar located on the ground floor.


Our newly renovated bar features over 900 whiskies, 150 gins, and a wide selection of wine and local draught ales.

Visitors can choose from local distilleries such as the full range of Highland Park Age Expressions including Highland Park 50 and an extensive Scapa range including the 23 Year Old Cask and 25 Year Old Limited Edition. Other favourites have included the 41 Year Old 1974 Benromach, Dalmore 25 and MacCallan Sherry Oak 25.


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The Orkney Hotel

40 Victoria Street,



KW15 1DN

Telephone: 01856 873477


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Our Address:

40 Victoria Street, Kirkwall, Orkney. KW15 1DN