Orkney and Shetland Islands Hotels

Foveran Hotel


  • Expansive grounds
  • Efficient service
  • Food that's cooked to perfection


  • Exterior looks a bit institutional
  • You must book the popular restaurant ahead

Published 05/21/2015

Fodor's Review

About 34 acres of grounds surround this modern, ranch-style hotel overlooking Scapa Flow, about 3 miles southwest of Kirkwall. Bedrooms are simply furnished, with firm beds and well-maintained bathrooms. Its dinner-only restaurant has an attractive light-wood Scandinavian-style dining room and serves fresh seafood (including the sweetest scallops), wondrously gooey fried Orkney cheese with homemade chutney, and a sweet Orkney-fudge cheesecake.

Hotel Information


Off A964, Kirkwall, Orkney Islands, KW15 1SF, Scotland

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Hotel Details:

  • Credit cards accepted
  • 8 rooms
  • Rate includes: Breakfast

Published 05/21/2015

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