Hostels on Orkney : Self catering hostel in Kirkwall on Orkney mainland

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Orcades Hostel, Muddisdale Road, Kirkwall, KW15 1RS

Welcome to Orcades Hostel in Kirkwall. A warm and friendly welcome awaits you at this modern, comfortable 4 star hostel which makes an excellent base for exploring the beautiful Orkney isles.

This hostel is run by a family who have carefully considered the guest’s comfort and created a homely feel.

Accommodation is in doubles, twins, 4 and 6 bedded rooms (mixed or single sex). All of the bedrooms have en suite toilet/shower rooms, TVs and all bedding is provided. There is a stylish fully equipped kitchen, including oils and spices for cooking. The lounge has a DVD player, XBOX 360, lots of board games, books and free internet access.
There is WiFi throughout the building.

This accommodation is featured on our map of Orkney and Shetland and here is its own website.
Orcades Hostel | Hostels on Orkney : Self catering hostel in Kirkwall on Orkney mainland

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or call Erik or Sandra on
01856 873745

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Rooms & Beds:

34: doubles, twin, 4 and 6 bed

Open:

All year. Check in after 2pm. Check out by 10am on day of departure.

Price per night:

£20 pp in a shared room, £25 pp in a double or twin room (£50 for the room), £40 for single occupancy of a double/twin room. Winter rates available.

Booking:

Book by email or phone. Credit or debit card details must be given to secure bookings.

Submaps:

Backpackers

Ask for:

Erik or Sandra

Directions:

Take Pickaquoy Rd from roundabout at the west side of the waterfront. Proceed for 300m, turn left onto Muddisdale Rd and hostel is after 500m.

Public Transport:

Kirkwall is the centre for buses on mainland Orkney and the harbour is the hub for ferries to the Northern Isles.

This accommodation is available to individuals and is on the City, Backpacker and Boutique Hostels, Ideal for Independent Travellers.

News & Offers

Ness of Brodgar soon opens to the public

Ness of Brodgar soon opens to the public

Take a trip back in time at the 5,000 year old site close to Orcades Hostel

If you have been inspired by the archaeological excavations at the Ness of Brodgar (featured in the BBC 2 programe, Ancient Capital, Secrets of Orkney) then why not make a visit to Orkney and stay at Orcades Hostel in Kirkwall.   The Ness of Brodgar will be open to the public from Wednesday 5th July until Wednesday 23rd August. Take a trip back in time at the 5,000 year old site with a free tour every weekday at 11am and 1pm.  Orcade Hostel in the current Orkney capital, is surrounded by shops, cafes and bars and just 15 mins from the Ness of Brodgar site.

Photo by S Marshall CC BY-SA 4.0

Kirkwall, the capital of Orkney

Kirkwall, the capital of Orkney

From Orcades Hostel you can take a ferry to the Northern Isles or ride a bike to the Ring of Brodgar.

Orcades Hostel is in Kirkwall, the capital of Orkney.  Kirkwall is a great base for a tour of Orkney. It has the ferry port for boats ferries to Shetland, Aberdeen and the Northern Isles, and the hub of the bus network thought the mainland island of Orkney.  Orcades Hostel is close to the centre of Kirkwall so you can explore the shops, discover the medieval architecture of St. Magnus Cathedral,and Bishop’s Palaces and take a walk out in the evening to enjoy live music in the pubs.  Kirkwall is also a great base for exploring Orkney by bike and the hostel has secure cycle storage.  The island has had plenty of historic Norse visitors and there are  some great historical and archaeological sites within cycling distance, including the massive stone of the Ring of Brodgar,  the burial tom of Maeshowe and the prehistoric village of Skara Brae.

 

Exploring the Orkney Islands

Exploring the Orkney Islands

We offer everything you need for a longer breathing-space on your travels or a quick stop-over.

Our hostel is ideal for those wanting to explore the beautiful Orkney islands. A warm and friendly welcome awaits you at our modern, comfortable 4 star hostel, we pride ourselves on our home away from home feel.

Our hostel accommodation is spread across 4 – 6 bed shared rooms and double rooms, all with en-suite facilities. We also have a stylish fully equipped kitchen and an open plan dining and living area so that everyone can socialise together. We offer everything you need for a longer breathing-space on your travels or a quick stop-over.

Contact Orcades Hostel:

01856 873745MessageView website