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Apartment rental in Kirkwall

Mainland / Kirkwall

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
Wayward Apartment is a spacious and modern 2 bedroom property (one is en-suite), each bedroom can be made up with a King-size bed, or twin single beds. There is also a sofa bed in the sitting room which sleeps up to 2 people, and which can be made up on request. Wayw …see more

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from $185 / night

$796 - $867 / week

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from $185 / night

(4) Excellent 

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Vacation cottage with golf nearby in Stromness

Mainland / Stromness

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
  • Private garden
Easdale is a newly renovated stone built house situated in a quiet residential area of Hillside Road, Stromness. It is near to the bus stop, swimming pool, football pitch, supermarket and only ten minutes walk to the town centre. Sleeps: 6 +cot. Sor …see more

from $122 / night

$852 / week

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from $122 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Vacation apartment in Kirkwall

Mainland / Kirkwall

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 2 mi
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
Flat 4 is a newly built, two bedroom self-catering apartment situated in the centre of Kirkwall and is the perfect location for visiting the historic town, and an ideal base to explore and experience the best of what Orkney has to offer. The apartment is on the first fl …see more

from $126 / night

$602 - $770 / week

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Cottage rental in Dounby

Mainland / Dounby

2 6 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
  • Private garden
Furso is a traditional langhouse which has been used as a family home since at least the 17th century. It was still used as a family home until the 1960s and as a summer retreat until the late 1980s – despite not having electricity or mains water until the early ninetie …see more

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from $71 / night

$497 - $781 / week

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Vacation home in Evie

Mainland / Evie

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 2 mi
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
The Drill Hall Cottage is a hundred year old stone built cottage, and was formerly the residence of the local Territorial Army commander in Evie. The cottage has been completely renovated, retaining original features such as fireplaces, cornice, wood panelling and high …see more

from $107 / night

$710 - $994 / week

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(19) Excellent 

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Vacation cottage in St. Margaret's Hope

South Ronaldsay / St Margaret's Hope

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 1 mi
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden
Traditional 2 bedroom stone cottage in small village 3 miles from ferry terminal of St Margaret's Hope. Downstairs accommodation compromises large kitchen/diner, lounge with log burning stove, family bathroom and large room for storing wet outdoor clothes/boots etc. Ups …see more

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from $86 / night

$497 - $675 / week

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from $86 / night

(14) Excellent 

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Evie Vacation lodge rental

Mainland / Evie

2 4 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 nights min
  • Child friendly
Timber clad lodge set in rural location overlooking Swannay Loch. Excellent location for those who want to get away from it all. The lodge is equipped to a high standard and provides an ideal base to explore the many archaeological sites in the area and other items of i …see more

from $100 / night

$639 / week

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from $100 / night

(33) Excellent 

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Vacation cottage in Birsay

Orkney Islands / Birsay

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 mi
  • Child friendly
Ocean View is a newly renovated self catering cottage in Orkney. From April 2013, visitors to Orkney will be able to rent this beautiful and modern cottage, located in Birsay and can truly get away from it all! Birsay is located at the North West tip of the isla …see more

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from $107 / night

$533 - $639 / week

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from $107 / night

(7) Excellent 

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Vacation cottage in Stromness

Mainland / Stromness

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Child friendly
Wesdale is a newly built house carefully constructed and designed to the highest standard. The house is sensitive to a cottage feel with all the internal mod-cons of a perfect get away haven. The house is situated in a quiet residential area of Hillside Road, Stromness. …see more

from $132 / night

$923 / week

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Vacation b&b in Holm

Mainland / Holm

1 2 2 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 2 nights min
  • Nearest beach 6 mi
  • Private garden
Pentland View has been refurbished and re-decorated but has not lost any of it's charm as a lot of careful thought has gone into the choosing of the Decor. Pentland View is located in a pretty, peaceful & quiet surroundings overlooking the Churchill Barriers. The proper …see more

from $64 / night

$448 / week

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(4) Very Good 

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Stromness Vacation townhouse rental

Mainland / Stromness

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Nearest beach 2 mi
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
In the heart of historic Stromness, this traditional merchant's townhouse offers modern comforts and views across the bay. Originally built by local hero Alexander Graham over 250 years ago, for much of the 20th century it was the home of the Provost of Stromness, James …see more

from $100 / night

$696 / week

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Vacation home in Holm

Mainland / Holm

4 8 7 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 7 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden
Navnløs Hus offers high standard accommodation in the Holm area on Orkney’s Mainland. The house has been designed to take full advantage of the impressive views of Scapa Flow and the Southern Isles of Orkney. This spacious home offers accommodation for eight people in …see more

from $142 / night

$994 - $1,392 / week

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Kirkwall Vacation home rental

Mainland / Kirkwall

4 7 7 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • 7 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • Private garden
Startin is located on Thoms Street in the centre of Kirkwall. It has been freshly refurbished in 2014. Private, off-road parking and a quiet garden is available to the rear of the property.It is ideally located for exploring Kirkwall, and Orkney as a whole. The house is …see more

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from $462 / night

$469 - $938 / week

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(7) Excellent 

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Vacation cottage in Birsay

Orkney Islands / Birsay

3 5 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
  • Private garden
Welcome! Print Email With marvellous panoramic views across to Costa Hill, Swannay Cottage offers amazing fishing, shooting and birdwatching opportunities on site. The Orkney holiday cottage sleeps five and is perfect for families and groups of friends and pets are welc …see more

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from $101 / night

$537 - $572 / week

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(5) Excellent 

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Vacation home in Rendall

Mainland / Rendall

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
Widefirth cottages are two detached properties which offer a high standard of comfortable accommodation. Luxurious four-poster bed in master bedroom with large ensuite and two twin bedrooms. Located in the countryside with outstanding sea views. Great location for expl …see more

from $71 / night

$497 - $923 / week

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(3) Excellent 

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Vacation lodge in Orphir

Mainland / Orphir

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
  • Private garden
Scapa Flow Lodges are three newly constructed luxury two bedroom lodges built looking down over the magnificent views of Scapa Flow. Considerable thought and planning has gone into the design and build quality of the lodges, providing you with an environment which has a …see more

from $157 / night

$710 - $923 / week

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(3) Excellent 

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Vacation farmhouse in Rendall

Mainland / Rendall

5 10 7 nights min

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 7 nights min
  • Child friendly
Riff Farmhouse is a large semi-detached property situated in the countryside where it has uninterrupted views of the northern Isles and Kirkwall.  The elevated position of this farmhouse means that there are spectacular sea views from almost all window locations.  The …see more

from $112 / night

$781 - $1,271 / week

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(7) Excellent 

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Cottage rental in Birsay

Orkney Islands / Birsay

3 6 5 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 5 nights min
  • Nearest beach 0.3 mi
  • Child friendly
Brockan Cottage is an newly built property with a stone fireplace. The kitchen, dining room and living area are open plan, all the fixtures and fittings are of a very high standard. The house has one of the most spectacular views in Orkney. Marwick bay and Marwick head …see more

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from $114 / night

$710 - $1,562 / week

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(16) Excellent 

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Vacation cottage with golf nearby in St. Margaret's Hope

South Ronaldsay / St Margaret's Hope

1 4 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly
1 Bedroom cottage in the picturesque village of St Margarets Hope. As seen on the BBC tv show 'Homes Under The Hammer'. The property consists of downstairs a fully fitted kitchen and living area with a sofa bed. Upstairs is the bedroom with king size bed and separate w/ …see more

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from $100 / night

$597 / week

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Vacation cottage in South Ronaldsay

Orkney Islands / South Ronaldsay

1 3 2 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • 2 nights min
Wheems Cottage is a tiny renovated traditional cottage, overlooking bays and cliffs 5 minutes walk away. 2 miles from village, ferry and bus. Solar and ground source heating. Situated on small organic vegetable farm this property is connected to the main farmhouse, with …see more

from $86 / night

$455 / week

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from $86 / night

(15) Excellent 

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Burray Vacation bungalow rental

Orkney Islands / Burray

2 4 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 nights min
  • Private garden
Peedie Waaness is a comfortable, self-contained bungalow, with fabulous uninterrupted views across Scapa Flow. Sleeps 4, and is located next to the owners property of Waaness. The accomodation is situated at the end of a private drive, with parking for 2 cars. Who knows …see more

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from $86 / night

$497 - $639 / week

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(13) Excellent 

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Vacation bungalow in Kirkwall

Mainland / Kirkwall

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 2 mi
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
Cunningair is a self catering property with 4 double bedrooms (one is en-suite) and can comfortable accommodate 6 but can sleep up to 8. Ideally situated on the outskirts of Kirkwall, you will be staying in the perfect accommodation centrally located for travelling all …see more

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from $206 / night

$867 - $1,016 / week

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(13) Excellent 

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Cottage rental in Stromness with golf nearby

Mainland / Stromness

2 4 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 mi
  • Child friendly
The stone cottage has a long and fascinating history, dating back to the 18th century, when it was a boat builder's house. Recently restored and modernised to a high standard, the cottage is located right in the heart of the Stromness conservation area, a sh …see more

from $114 / night

$497 - $639 / week

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Vacation home with golf nearby in Stromness

Mainland / Stromness

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
  • Private garden
Franklin's View has a charming and cosy atmosphere befitting of a holiday cottage. The open plan living and dining area has a bright and airy feel which is encouraged by the large panoramic windows, looking over the rooftops to the Harbour and Scapa Flow. Franklin's V …see more

from $86 / night

$344 - $644 / week

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Home rental in Rendall

Mainland / Rendall

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
  • Private garden
Widefirth cottages are two detached properties which offer a high standard of comfortable accommodation. Luxurious four-poster bed in master bedroom with large ensuite and two twin bedrooms. Located in the countryside with outstanding sea views. Great location for expl …see more

from $71 / night

$497 - $923 / week

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Apartment rental in Dounby

Mainland / Dounby

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
Kringla consists of three newly renovated apartments in the small village of Dounby, on the main island of Orkney, central to many of the main visitor attractions. Kringla is a 2 minute walk from the well stocked Co-op with fuel pumps, hotel, chemist, butcher, hairdre …see more

from $128 / night

$469 - $668 / week

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Apartment rental in Kirkwall

Mainland / Kirkwall

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 2 mi
  • Child friendly
No.1 Broad Street Gardens Apartments offers modern purpose built self catering accommodation right in the heart of historic Kirkwall. Situated between the beautiful Tankerness House Gardens and Kirkwall Town Hall, Broad Street Gardens provides the perfect base for explo …see more

from $158 / night

$758 - $944 / week

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(6) Excellent 

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Kirkwall Vacation apartment rental

Mainland / Kirkwall

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Ask about children
No.7 Broad Street Gardens Apartments offers modern purpose built self catering accommodation right in the heart of historic Kirkwall. Situated between the beautiful Tankerness House Gardens and Kirkwall Town Hall, Broad Street Gardens provides the perfect base for explo …see more

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from $171 / night

$796 - $973 / week

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(6) Excellent 

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Harray Vacation home rental

Mainland / Harray

4 7 3 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • 3 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden
Hybreck is a charming two storey house tucked away in the heart of Orkney's West Mainland, located within a spectacular part of the Island’s countryside. Hybreck can comfortably sleep up to seven people but would provide a cosy relaxing stay for any size of group. The h …see more

from $107 / night

$746 / week

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Kirkwall Vacation apartment rental

Mainland / Kirkwall

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
No.4 Broad Street Gardens Apartments offers modern purpose built self catering accommodation right in the heart of historic Kirkwall. Situated between the beautiful Tankerness House Gardens and Kirkwall Town Hall, Broad Street Gardens provides the perfect base for explo …see more

from $157 / night

$781 - $938 / week

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(2) Excellent 

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Vacation private room in Sanday

Orkney Islands / Sanday

1 2 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min
  • Nearest beach 0.1 mi
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
Only a few steps from Sellibister's doorstep is The Bay of Lopness with its white sandy beach that stretches as far as the eye can see. Peace & tranquility at its very finest. As well as the double bedroom you are welcome to use the living room, kitchen/diner and have y …see more

from $57 / night

$398 / week

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Vacation apartment with golf nearby in Stromness

Mainland / Stromness

2 5 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 3 nights min
  • Nearest beach 2 mi
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
After a day of exploring all of what Orkney has to offer you can relax back in the comfort and privacy of your apartment. You may wish to wind away an evening with a relaxing walk around The Loons (old Norse for ‘marshy area’) – an adjacent flat meadowside walk, or sim …see more

from $126 / night

$882 / week

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(4) Excellent 

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Vacation home in Rendall

Mainland / Rendall

3 5 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 7 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
The Riff Cottage is a traditional farm cottage which has been modernised and is fully equipped, warm and comfortable, creating a home from home feel. Located in the countryside with outstanding sea views, it is in a great location for exploring Orkney. Enclosed garden a …see more

from $60 / night

$419 - $639 / week

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Vacation apartment rental

Mainland / Kirkwall

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
Castleyards Apartment 1 is a modern one bed apartment situated in the heart of Kirkwall’s town centre, with free private parking outside it is ideally located for your stay in Orkney. St Magnus Cathedral is just around the corner, with the Tourist Information and Travel …see more

from $121 / night

$845 / week

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(7) Excellent 

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Vacation lodge in Orphir

Mainland / Orphir

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden
3 LODGES - RYSA, FARA AND CAVAOpen plan design, from entrance into Rysa lodge. • Open plan design, from entrance into Fara and Cava lodge you can see from the ground floor to first floor longe area• Lounge area in Fara and Cava lodges is based on the first floor allowi …see more

from $157 / night

$710 - $923 / week

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Vacation apartment in Kirkwall

Mainland / Kirkwall

1 4 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
1 bedroom flat, very central to Kirkwall town centre. 5 minutes walk to the famous St Magnus Cathedral and only 2 minutes to the beautiful harbour. Modern clean accomadtion. 5 mitres walk to local amenities , including the swimming pool , gym and supermarkets. Own car …see more

from $68 / night

$420 - $1,022 / week

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(84) Excellent 

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Apartment rental in Dounby

Mainland / Dounby

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
Kringla Apartments, self catering holiday accommodation in Orkney, are situated in the peaceful village of Dounby which is cosily nestled in the West Mainland of Orkney. You are within very close walking distance to the local shop, petrol station, restaurant and bar, …see more

from $114 / night

$469 - $668 / week

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Vacation home in Kirkwall

Mainland / Kirkwall

2 5 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 3 nights min
  • Child friendly
With its traditional ‘crow stepped’ gables, this historical house sits just a few meters from Kirkwall harbour, and on the doorstep of Kirkwall’s excellent range of restaurants and shops. The iconic St Magnus Cathedral is less than a 5 minute stroll through the street, …see more

from $178 / night

$1,243 / week

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(26) Excellent 

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Vacation cottage in Deerness

Mainland / Deerness

1 3 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 1 mi
  • Child friendly
Tiffyhall Cottage (no 2), self catering holiday cottage is a converted barn located in Deerness Orkney and is a family run business. The barn was converted in 2008 and is now been offered as a holiday let. Our aim is to offer you a great holiday experience in a luxuriou …see more

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from $84 / night

$420 - $553 / week

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Kirkwall Vacation apartment rental

Mainland / Kirkwall

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Suitable for children age 5+
  • Car not necessary
28A st Catherine's Place is a self catering town house apartment, with two bedrooms, which can sleep 4. There is also a small double sofa bed in the living room which could comfortably sleep another guest. There is lounge seating for 4 and the kitchen table would sit 6 …see more

from $112 / night

$560 - $700 / week

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