Orcades Hostel is the perfect base to explore the wonderful Orkney Islands!

COVID-19 Update - We are open and ready to welcome everyone from the 26th April and have the good to go certification. You will need to book prior to arrival and more information can be found on our website. Shared facilties are not available (kitchen, sitting room etc.)

Situated in a quiet spot in Kirkwall, only a 5-10 minute walk to the town centre and the magnificent St Magnus Cathedral. You are assured a warm welcome at the family run hostel, all rooms are en-suite with a fresh and modern decor. There is a fully equipped kitchen which should have everything you need and a lounge with dining space where you can kick back and relax after a long day exploring. You can socialise with other guests and hear their stories of their travels or you can watch TV, DVD's or play the x-box. We have no curfew so you can go out late and enjoy a meal and a drink while sampling some of the local music. All of the restaurants and bars are within easy walking distance or alternatively if you wish to cook there are 3 supermarkets all within a 5 minute walk. We have plenty of car parking space and a lockable bike shed for any cyclists.

The Pickaquoy sports centre is located right across the road with loads to do for families including a swimming pool, cinema, gym, health suite, games courts, soft play and a climbing wall. We have small lockers where you can keep your valuables and free access to wi-fi throughout the hostel. There is also a PC situated in the lounge for guest use. All linen is provided and towels can be hired. You'll find our hostel clean and comfortable, a home away from home.

  • "Ensuite bath and/or shower, all bedrooms"
  • Hairdryer available
  • Bed linen provided on request - free or hire
  • Towels provided on request - free or hire
  • Television available
  • Broadband
  • WiFi
  • Private parking
  • Ground floor bedrooms available
  • "Family room(s) available"
  • "Twin/double room(s) available"
  • Credit/debit cards accepted
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