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1 Kringla Apartments, Orkney

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2 bedrooms
1 bathroom
4 guests
2 nights minimum
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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, café, post office, hairdresser, doctor, buses and play park. Kringla consists of three beautiful new apartments, which have been designed and lovingly furnished with comfort always in mind.The apartment sleeps four and you are guaranteed a soothing and peaceful nights sleep. The apartment is equipped to a high standard with its own shower room, kitchen/dining area and lounge. The lounge has a flat screen TV, and is the perfect place to kick off your shoes after a day of exploration in the fresh Orkney air. We have over 2...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, café, post office, hairdresser, doctor, buses and play park. Kringla consists of three beautiful new apartments, which have been designed and lovingly furnished with comfort always in mind.The apartment sleeps four and you are guaranteed a soothing and peaceful nights sleep. The apartment is equipped to a high standard with its own shower room, kitchen/dining area and lounge. The lounge has a flat screen TV, and is the perfect place to kick off your shoes after a day of exploration in the fresh Orkney air. We have over 25 years experience in self catering and consistently aim to make our visitors feel relaxed and welcome. We are always happy to give you local advice and suggest places of interest. Kringla is situated a short distance from the Neolithic wonders of Orkney including Skara Brae, Maes Howe, Ring o' Brodgar and the newly discovered Ness o' Brodgar. Whether you are interested in archaeology, WW2, walking, fishing, shooting, bird-watching or diving, Orkney has each in abundance and Kringla is the perfect home for you to recuperate your energy, and enjoy all that Orkney has to offer. “Throughout your stay we aim to give you a holiday you will not forget and leave with fond memories of your stay in Orkney at Kringla Apartments.” Please do not hesitate to phone or e-mail should you require any further information.The Morgan Family More
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Kay M
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:July 2012
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Reviewed 13 July 2016

The apartment was comfortable, well appointed, and tastefully furnished. It was very handy to have the local amenities in the village of Dounby: Co-op, restaurant and petrol station. Dounby is well situated for exploring the main island and we were able to bike to both...More

Date of stay: July 2016
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Kringla, VR Owner at 1 Kringla Apartments, Orkney, responded to this reviewResponded 14 July 2016

I am very pleased that you found Kringla met all your expectations and that it was so convenient for you. It is nice and central for visiting the sites of the West Mainland by bicycle.

Reviewed 2 July 2016

What a fantastic find this was! Kay was extremely welcoming and helpful and the welcome basket of goodies was perfect. Good central location as we were birdwatching and also visiting the archeological sites. Very comfortable and cosy, especially the day it rained. Extremely well equipped...More

Date of stay: June 2016
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Kringla, VR Owner at 1 Kringla Apartments, Orkney, responded to this reviewResponded 4 July 2016

It was a pleasure to welcome you to Kringla. I look forward to your return visit!

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Reviewed 2 July 2016

We had a lovely stay in Kringla 3 during our recent trip to Orkney. The location is great, Dounby is a nice village with useful amenities including a Cooperative Food, petrol station, butchers and pharmacy. It also has a nice restaurant which we went for...More

Date of stay: June 2016
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Kringla, VR Owner at 1 Kringla Apartments, Orkney, responded to this reviewResponded 4 July 2016

Thank you so much for your detailed review which will be useful to future guests. Looking forward to seeing you again.

Reviewed 28 June 2016

Kringla is clean, well equipped and comfortable. There were some lovely touches such as welcome pack of free range eggs, fudge, shortbread & more. Kay sent me an email of what was happening on the island on a daily basis and gave us some great...More

Date of stay: June 2016
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Kringla, VR Owner at 1 Kringla Apartments, Orkney, responded to this reviewResponded 29 June 2016

Delighted that you are planning a return visit! We have considered a shed out the back so will take your suggestion into consideration. Thank you.

Reviewed 27 June 2016

This was our first visit to Orkney and we stayed in Kringla Apartment 1, with excellent facilities and very homely. It was good to receive the daily 'breakfast bulletin' which was very informative, especially letting us know when cruise ships were in port. Kay also...More

Date of stay: June 2016
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Kringla, VR Owner at 1 Kringla Apartments, Orkney, responded to this reviewResponded 28 June 2016

Thank you very much for the great review! Hope to see you again soon.

Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Cooker
Suitable For Children Under 5
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Fishing Nearby
Refrigerator
Washer
Central Heating
Highchair
Dryer
Towels Provided
Dishwasher
Freezer
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Cycling Trips
Iron
Hairdryer
TV
Hiking Trips
Parking
Microwave
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Linens Provided
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Internet Access
Toaster
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About the neighbourhood
Dounby is a small village in the heart of the West Mainland of Orkney. It is very convenient for a stress free holiday. There is a grocery shop, a butcher(local beef, pork and lamb), post office, hairdresser, chemist and hotel all within a few minutes walk from Kringla. At the primary school in Dounby there is a playpark and tennis court. Visitors to the area frequently comment on the friendly people who make you feel very welcome.
Getting around
A car is recommended but bicycles would also be acceptable as Dounby is central to the West Mainland and many of the sites.
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