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Kringla apartments, quality self catering holiday accommodation in Orkney.
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Kringla apartments, quality self catering holiday accommodation in Orkney.
Sunbathing
Modern kitchen with all home comforts
Comfortable dining and relaxing area
Beautiful double bedroom with memory foam mattress for your ultimate comfort.
Twin room with memory foam mattresses.
Shower room
Tammie Norrie or puffin showing off his very smart coat!
A frequent occurence in Orkney is the Northern Lights or Aurora Borealis
Springtime at Kringla
Sunrise and Sunsets are magnificent
Yes this is an Orkney beach!
Sea angling, bird watching or just enjoying the scenery?
Frosty morning on Boardhouse Loch
Beautiful walks, you never know what you will see round the next corner.
Kringla apartments sign
Surrounding countryside.
Crossroads in Dounby
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Condo/Apartment -
2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4
Dounby, Mainland, Orkney Islands, Scotland

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327Alice
Stamford, United Kingdom
1 review
“Cosy apartment, excellent location for exploring Orkney”
Reviewed 21 July 2014 for a stay in July 2014

We stayed in Kringla 1 for 9 days in July. The apartment itself was very comfortable, clean and well equipped (tonnes of kitchen utensils and even a heated drying rack!). Kay was there to meet us when we arrived and also popped by several times during our stay to check everything was alright. She also emailed round a daily bulletin of events happening on the islands, which was most helpful.

The apartment is well placed in terms of access to the top visitor attractions (Skara Brae, Ring of Brodgar, Maeshowe, etc), and very conveniently located close to a co-op supermarket (open til 10 at night) , post office, petrol station and hotel in the village of Dounby. Kay also provided us with some discount vouchers for the excellent Merkister Hotel a short drive away, which we made use of twice (great bar snacks and the restaurant looked very good too).

We were sad to leave! Great stay in a lovely apartment and location.

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Travelling group: Extended Family
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Management Response
1 Aug 2014
Thank you for the review. I am glad you found Kringla so convenient. Best wishes.
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Albia-New...
Weston-super-Mare, United Kingdom
Level 6 Contributor
1 540 reviews
203 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 724 helpful votes
“Fantastic Apartment - Great Location”
Reviewed 15 July 2014 for a stay in July 2014
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We stayed in Kringla 3 - and could not fault it.

The apartment was very well and comfortably furnished - with mod cons such as dishwasher and washing machine also provided.

The location was great - not far from Orkney's Heritage Site gems (Ring of Brodgar etc)

Kay (who runs/owns the apartments) was very friendly and helpful - She even provides a daily email update of what is on in the area during your stay.

We had a great holiday - and would very highly recommend this accommodation to anybody looking for somewhere great to stay on Mainland Orkney.

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Liked best: Comfort and Location
Liked least: Having to leave at the end of the holiday
Travelling group: Teenagers
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Management Response
21 Jul 2014
You certainly had a full active week with all your activities. Diving, shortest flight in the world, Skara Brae, Ness of Brodgar and all the archaeological sites. Delighted you enjoyed it all and found Kringla lived up to your expectations.
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Sheffield
Reviewed 6 July 2014 for a stay in June 2014

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Liked best: Location
Liked least: Nothing
Travelling group: Friends
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Management Response
7 Jul 2014
So glad you found the location ideal for exploring Orkney and that you enjoyed Kringla. Many thanks.
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matt-alli...
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“excellent”
Reviewed 28 June 2014 for a stay in June 2014

stayed for 17 nights , spotlessly clean and very well equipped , booked again for next year for 17 nights . says it all , kay can`t do enough for you ..

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Management Response
7 Jul 2014
Thank you. See you next year!
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Oxford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 June 2014 for a stay in June 2014

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Management Response
1 Jul 2014
I appreciate you taking the time to write a reveiw. Thank you.
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