Kirkwall SYHA Hostelling Scotland

  • Old Scapa Road, Kirkwall, Orkney, KW15 1BB Kirkwall, United Kingdom - View on map
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Situated just 13 minutes’ from St Magnus Cathedral, Kirkwall Youth Hostel offers free onsite parking and a self-catering kitchen. This former World War II base and school is quietly located on the edge of Kirkwall.

Each private room has access to shared bathroom facilities. Guests have use of laundry facilities and a large drying room.

Kirkwall Youth Hostel offers a well equipped kitchen, for guests to prepare meals. The surrounding area offers a wide range of restaurants and pubs.

Orkney offers many historic sites and attractions, including Skara Brae, Maes Howe, and the Ring of Brodgar. The historic Scapa Flow is just 1 mile from the Kirkwall Youth Hostel. Guests can enjoy ferry trips to the Northern Isles from Kirkwall Harbour.

Rooms: 26

Important information

SYHA is a charity aiming to inspire all, especially young people, to broaden their horizons, gain knowledge and independence through new experiences of adventure and discovery. In support of this aim, all bookings will include a temporary membership fee per person per night. (Full, existing members of SYHA and HI using these channels are not entitled to a membership refund).

From the age of 5 to 15 years, young people must be accompanied by a parent or guardian and may be accommodated in a single-gender shared room with the parent or guardian and other guests, at the discretion and responsibility of the parent or guardian. The young person/people, the parent/guardian and the other occupants of the room must be of the same gender. SYHA advise that additional notice be given to the destination youth hostel when travelling with children, to ensure that suitable accommodation is available. Contact details can be found on your booking confirmation.

When booking for more than 9 persons, different policies and additional supplements will apply.

When booking for more than 9 persons, 100 percent of the total amount may be charged any time after booking. Please note the following cancellation charges will apply to your full booking:
- More than 8 weeks (57 days or more) 20% of total cost.
- 8 – 4 weeks (56- 29 days) 55% of total cost.
- 4 – 0 weeks (28 - 0 day) 100% of total cost.

Parties with young children (under 5 years) will only be accommodated in designated family rooms, where available.

There is no capacity for extra beds or cots in a shared dormitory or private accommodation.

No stag or hen parties are permitted at any youth hostel.

Depending on location check-in is either 15.00 or 17.00. Please check these times as stated on your reservation (or on Booking.com) before arrival.

SYHA does not accept American Express cards as payment or guarantee.

Refunds: should you be entitled to a refund or part refund please note that these are processed by SYHA National Office, Stirling. It will take 7 to 10 working days from the date of us receiving your request for the refund to be processed back onto the original card used. Please inform Kirkwall SYHA Hostelling Scotland in advance of your expected arrival time. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly with the contact details provided in your confirmation. Please note that the full amount of the reservation is due before arrival. SYHA will send a confirmation with detailed payment information. After full payment is taken, the property's details, including the address and where to collect keys, will be emailed to you.

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Single Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom, Shared Toilet

Room Amenities

Heating, Carpeted

Services/Extras

Towels, Linen

This private room has access to shared bathroom facilities.

Twin Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom, Shared Toilet

Room Amenities

Heating, Carpeted

Services/Extras

Towels, Linen

This private room has access to shared bathroom facilities.

Triple Room

Bathroom

Shared Toilet, Shared Bathroom

Room Amenities

Carpeted, Heating

Services/Extras

Linen, Towels

This private room has access to shared bathroom facilities.

Quadruple Room

Bathroom

Shared Toilet, Shared Bathroom

Room Amenities

Heating, Carpeted

Services/Extras

Linen, Towels

This private room has access to shared bathroom facilities.

Single Bed in Male Dormitory Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom, Shared Toilet

Room Amenities

Carpeted, Heating

Services/Extras

Towels, Linen

Bunk Bed in Female Dormitory Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom, Shared Toilet

Room Amenities

Heating, Carpeted

Services/Extras

Linen, Towels

After booking, all of the hotel’s details, including telephone and email address, are provided in the online booking confirmation, confirmation email.

Facilities of Kirkwall SYHA Hostelling Scotland

Common areas

Shared lounge/TV area, Shared kitchen, Library, Garden,

Miscellaneous

Non-smoking throughout, Family rooms, Non-smoking rooms, Heating, Facilities for disabled guests Kirkwall SYHA Hostelling Scotland Facilities for disabled guests,

Cleaning services

Laundry,

Business facilities

Fax/photocopying,

Entertainment and children services

Board games/puzzles,

Internet

Free WiFi! WiFi is available in public areas and is free of charge.

Parking

Free parking! Free private parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed).

Policies of Kirkwall SYHA Hostelling Scotland

Check-in

From 17:00 Until 22:00 hours

Check-out

From 08:00 Until 10:00 hours

Children and extra beds

All children are welcome.
Extra beds are not available.
There is no capacity for extra beds in the room.

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

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