Kirkwall Youth Hostel

Old Scapa Road, Kirkwall, Orkney, Kirkwall, Scotland, Distance from city centre: 0.5km

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The hostel has a friendly and welcoming atmosphere. There is so much to see and do in Orkney, including excellent birdwatching and a vast number of an

A965 from Stromness. A961 from St Margaret's Hope. The hostel is 6 miles away from the Aberdeen/Lerwick ferry terminal. If arriving on the late ferry, a taxi is recommended to ensure you arrive prior to 11.45pm

Notes: Please note the hostel is closed from 10.00am - 5.00pm daily. If arriving late
Prices are per person per night.

Availability & Rates

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Hostel Facilities & Policies

  • Adaptors
  • Board Games
  • Book Exchange
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Common Room
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Telephone/Fax Facilities
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Parking
  • Hair Dryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • Internet Access
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Luggage Storage
  • Meals Available
  • Steam Room
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
  • Towels For Hire
  • Washing Machine

Cancellation Policy

This property has a 3 day cancellation policy. Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay.

Must-Read Hostel Info

This property has specific Terms & Conditions.

Check-in times 5pm-10pm daily.

If you plan to travel on the Aberdeen/Lerwick ferry, please contact the hostel at least 24 hours in advance, so that we can arrange for staff to welcome you.

The hostel closes at midnight.

***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.

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By Bus:
15 miles from Stromness. 3 miles from Hatston Pier (Kirkwall). 15 miles from Burwick Pier (John O'Groats Ferry)

From Airport:
5 miles from Kirkwall Airport.

By Car:
A965 from Stromness
A961 from Burwick or St Margaret's Hope.

On Foot:
15 minute walk from Kirkwall town centre.

By Ferry:
15 miles from Stromness. 3 miles from Hatston Pier (Kirkwall) (Aberdeen - Kirkwall - Lerwick Ferry).
Half a mile from Kirkwall to the Local Islands, 15 miles from Burwick (John O'Groat Ferry)
12 miles from St Margaret's Hope (Pentland Ferries)

Located Near

Eating Out:
Various Hotels
Chinese Restaurant
Indian Restaurant
Creel Restaurant - Award Winning Seafood (12 miles)
The Foveran

Don't Miss:
Skara Brae (15 miles)
Maes Howe (7 miles)
Ring of Brodgar/Ness of Brodgar/Stones of Stenness (7 miles)
Brough of Birsay (19 miles)
Tomb of the Eagles (15 miles)
Italian Chapel (10 miles)
St Magnus Cathedral (0.5 miles)
Folk Festival
St. Magnus Festival


Local Pubs & Clubs (0.5 mile)

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