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Kirkwall Youth Hostel Hostel

Old Scapa Road, Kirkwall, Orkney, Kirkwall, Scotland

The youth hostel has a friendly and welcoming atmosphere. There is so much to see and do in Orkney, including excellent bird watching and a vast number of ancient monuments. This is also a diving hotspot, as well as a perfect base for sea fishing. Our manager's a published writer -who's always good for a few stories!

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83% Overall Rating 22 out of 32 customers would recommend this property based on 32 reviews

Atmosphere 79%

Cleanliness 87%

Facilities 76%

Location 75%

Safety 90%

Staff 94%

Value 80%

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What's Included

  • Linen
  • Luggage Room

Facilities

  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Adaptors
  • Board Games
  • Book Exchange
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Common Room
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Parking
  • Hair Dryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • Internet Access
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Luggage Storage
  • Meals available
  • Parking
  • Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
  • Telephone Fax Facilities
  • Towels for hire
  • Vending Machines
  • Washing machine
  • Wheelchair Friendly

Purchasable Extras

  • Breakfast 5.88USD
  • Towel 3.13USD

Important Information

If you are planning to arrive after 22:00 please inform the hostel in advance.

***Please note our Group booking policy:

• When booking for more than 9 persons, different policies and additional supplements will apply
• Please note that no stag or hen parties are permitted at any youth hostel.
• Full payment will be required within 8 weeks of arrival as otherwise the booking will automatically be cancelled
• Full SYHA Hostelling Scotland Terms and Conditions will apply and be issued to all group bookings.

Check-in / Check-out

Earliest check-in: 17:00

Latest Check-out: 09:30

Policies

  • Credit Cards Accepted

Group booking?

Group of 15 or more traveling to Kirkwall?

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The youth hostel has a friendly and welcoming atmosphere. There is so much to see and do in Orkney, including excellent bird watching and a vast number of ancient monuments. This is also a diving hotspot, as well as a perfect base for sea fishing. Our manager's a published writer -who's always good for a few stories!

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Shared Rooms

Standard 4 Bed Female Dorm

Sleeps 4

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Grade

Standard

Basic 4 Bed Male Dorm

Sleeps 4

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Grade

Basic

Private Rooms

Basic Twin Private Shared Bathroom

Sleeps 2

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Grade

Basic

Basic Single Private Shared Bathroom

Sleeps 1

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Grade

Basic

Standard 3 Bed PRIVATE Shared Bathroom

Sleeps 3

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Grade

Standard

Standard 4 Bed PRIVATE Shared Bathroom

Sleeps 4

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Grade

Standard

About Kirkwall Youth Hostel

The youth hostel has a well-equipped kitchen, a large airy dining room and the three- and four-bedded rooms are cozy and comfortable. There is also a drying room with laundry facilities. It is situated only a 15-minute walk from the town centre and the beautiful twelfth-century St. Magnus Cathedral. Ferries leave the harbor regularly for many Northern Isles.

Don’t miss:
Skara Brae (15 miles)
Yesnaby Cliffs (20 miles)
Maes Howe (7 miles)
Ring of Brodgar (7 miles)
Tomb of the Eagles (15 miles)
Italian Chapel (10 miles)
St Magnus Cathedral (0.5 miles)

Cancellation Policy

Customers can cancel their reservation free of charge up to 3 days before arrival. After this date, charges will be applied by the property up to the first nights cost of the reservation, unless otherwise stated in the property’s conditions. Deposits paid are non refundable.