• The Royal Oak Guest House
  • The Royal Oak Guest House
  • The Royal Oak Guest House
  • The Royal Oak Guest House
  • The Royal Oak Guest House
  • The Royal Oak Guest House


Royal Oak Guest House, Holm Road, Kirkwall, Orkney, KW15 1PY
Tel: +44(0)1856 877717


The Royal Oak Guest House is a modern custom-built property, conveniently located in the heart of Kirkwall, making it an ideal base for both business and pleasure.

All 8 rooms are comfortable, spacious, en-suite and equipped to ensure that your visit to Orkney is one you will remember fondly for many years to come.

Home cooked breakfasts are served in our dining room, with views out over the town and the waters of Scapa Flow, where the HMS Royal Oak sank in 1939 (our name commemorates this event).

Orkney is renowned for its abundance of quality food and we use local produce whenever possible. In addition to the dining room for breakfasts, there is a lounge and kitchen for the exclusive use and convenience of our guests, giving you the freedom to make packed lunches or have a light meal when it suits you.

The Guest House is in a quiet part of town, yet only a short walk from the centre (1km approx). There is ample parking in a large private car park to the rear of the building.

Free wireless internet access throughout property.

For the comfort of all our guests The Royal Oak Guest House operates a no smoking policy throughout.


Groups (we can cater for up to 16 people), business travellers and families (facilities allow flexible, relaxed dining and spacious accommodation).

Walking distance to town centre shops and restaurants, Orkney Islands Council offices, Kirkwall Grammar School, Balfour Hospital, Highland Park Distillery. Close to buses for Kirkwall Airport or 10 minute taxi ride to airport or ferry terminal.


Each room is equipped with an Alarm clock, Hairdryer, TV with DVD player, Tea & coffee making facilities, Iron and ironing board, Shoe-cleaning kit, Free wifi. Cot and highchair available on request. Laundry service is available on request


All rates are per room per night including a cooked breakfast.
Single Room: £55.00 - £64.00
Twin Room: £70.00 - £80.00
Double Room: £70.00 - £80.00
Family Room: Price on request


Check in anytime on the day of arrival by request. Checkout by 10am or later by request. Luggage can be left. We accept most major credit cards.