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Overlooking the picturesque harbour in Stromness (birthplace of George MacKay Brown), the Stromness Hotel provides comfortable accommodation and finest Orkney produce in our Scapa Flow restaurant to make your trip to Orkney very special. With award winning Orkney Ales and over one hundred malt whiskies (including special bottlings from the Highland Park Distillery and Scapa Distillery), the residents lounge of the hotel offers a quiet and cosy atmosphere in this historic town in Orkney. The Stromness Hotel is situated just 4.5 miles from the Ring of Brodgar and Standing Stones historic sites and is the perfect base for your visit to Orkney. The narrow, winding streets through Stromness have a unique traditional and historic feel about them, and the contemporary styled Pier Arts Centre offers up a truely inspired harmony between the traditional and the modern. The Pier Arts Centre (featuring "a remarkable collection of 20th century British art") is within a short stroll of the hotel, and was reopened on the 7th of July 2007 following an extensive redevelopment and expansion.

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Established in 1901, our historic 42 bedroomed hotel lies in the heart of the unique fishing port of Stromness, overlooking the working harbour and Scapa Flow. The bedrooms are ensuite with telephones, colour television and tea/coffee making facilities.
There is a lift to all floors and car parking is available to guests.
Indulge in the charm of a picturesque village harbour view from the bay windows of the Hamnavoe Lounge Bar where award winning Orkney Ales are available on tap or enjoy a welcoming open fire and warm atmosphere in the traditional Flattie Bar Firesplendour of the Flattie Bar. Residents can enjoy a cosy quiet atmosphere in the Still Room with a choice of over one hundred malt whiskies.
The a la carte Scapa Flow Restaurant prides itself on using the finest local Orcadian produce - the very best grass-reared beef, fresh fish and succulent shellfish.

To the rear of the Hotel we have a large beautifully kept Victorian Garden where residents can enjoy a stroll in the evening or a quiet refreshment whilst relaxing in the afternoon.

The Hotel can also cater for weddings, parties and functions for up to 120 guests or any special event stromness hotel mapyou may require, at very competitive rates.

Tours, Guiding and excursions

Enjoy the benefit of local knowledge, which we like to share with you, what ever your interests, or wishes we can cater for Archaeology, Golf, Wildlife & Nature, Fishing, Sailing, Retreats or Walking , and many many more. Tour Orkney and Shetland is here to make sure that your expectations are met and surpassed.
Trout Fishing on Orkney's well stocked lochs is a popular pastime. Boat hire and ghillies are widely available to visiting anglers. Wings N Things.
Sea angling along the West Mainland and Hoy coastline is also highly recommended. Outwest Charters offer day & evening trips from Stromness Harbour.
Enjoy the beautiful surroundings of Stromness' 18 hole golf course, just one mile from the Hotel. Stromness Golf Club .
Deep Sea Diving
The famous waters and sunken wrecks of Scapa Flow makes Orkney a mecca for divers worldwide. Tuition is available for beginners.
The Orkney Islands are teaming with large populations of bird life - Hen Harriers, Merlins, Short-Eared Owls, Kestrels and up to 50,000 pairs of Puffins.
Stromness has a newly refurbished swimming pool with a sauna, jacuzzi and fitness suite which is well worth a visit.
Stromness Museum
The museum in Stromness is well worth a visit with artefacts from the German Fleet in Scapa Flow, the Hudson's Bay Company, Arctic whaling and Orkney Nature.
Pony Trekking
Enjoy the beautiful Orkney landscape from horseback - visit Cruan Riding School for lessons or pony hire.
The Stromness Hotel is ideally located for visitors wishing to visit Orkney's most famous sites - the Standing Stones of Stenness, the Ring of Brodgar and Skara Brae are a short drive away.

Some of the activities offered, as well as sightseeing, excursions to the islands, bus tours, car and bicycle hire, can be arranged by the Hotel.