Kirkwall Youth Hostel
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
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Hostel Facilities & Policies
- 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 PolicyThis 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 InfoThis 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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15 miles from Stromness. 3 miles from Hatston Pier (Kirkwall). 15 miles from Burwick Pier (John O'Groats Ferry)
5 miles from Kirkwall Airport.
A965 from Stromness
A961 from Burwick or St Margaret's Hope.
15 minute walk from Kirkwall town centre.
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)
Creel Restaurant - Award Winning Seafood (12 miles)
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)
St. Magnus Festival
Local Pubs & Clubs (0.5 mile)