Fodor's Expert Review Foveran Hotel

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

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 elegant dishes using quality, often local, ingredients including the sweetest scallops from Kirkwall Bay Shellfish, North Ronaldsay mutton, and Orkney beef.

PROS

  • expansive grounds
  • charming, family-run vibe
  • food that's cooked to perfection

CONS

  • exterior looks a bit institutional
  • you must book the popular restaurant ahead of time
  • restaurant serves only dinner

QUICK FACTS

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Near the beach
Local Flavor
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HOTEL INFO

Phones: 01856-872389

HOTEL DETAILS

8 rooms
Rate Includes: Breakfast

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