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Kirkwall Youth Hostel
2 stars

Kirkwall Youth Hostel

Old Scapa Road, Kirkwall, KW15 1BB, United Kingdom
Kirkwall, United Kingdom
See location+44 185 687 2243
C$ 102

rate per night

based on 487 reviews
487 reviews
Room type
Nightly total
Double room
C$ 102

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About Kirkwall Youth Hostel

  • Hostel Room
    An affordable stay with shared facilities
  • Freebies
    This stay includes Wi-Fi and Parking for free
Situated just 13 minutes’ from St Magnus Cathedral, Kirkwall Youth Hostel offers free onsite parking and a self-catering kitchen. This former World War II base and school is quietly located on the edge of Kirkwall. Each private room has access to shared bathroom facilities. Guests have use of laundry facilities and a large drying room. Kirkwall Youth Hostel offers a well equipped kitchen, for guests to prepare meals. The surrounding area offers a wide range of restaurants and pubs. Orkney offers many historic sites and attractions, including Skara Brae, Maes Howe, and the Ring of Brodgar. The historic Scapa Flow is just 1 mile from the Kirkwall Youth Hostel. Guests can enjoy ferry trips to the Northern Isles from Kirkwall Harbour.

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*Total includes estimated local taxes & fees payable on check out.
Prices are based on 1 night including GST, excluding local taxes and fees.

Amenities at Kirkwall Youth Hostel

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Free parking
  • Internet
  • Pets allowed on request. Charges may apply.
  • Laundry facilities
  • Disabled Access
  • Beach access
  • No smoking
  • Smoke alarms
  • Private parking


  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Internet
  • Linens
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Smoke alarms
  • Towels/sheets (extra fee)
  • Heating

Accessibility and suitability

  • No smoking
  • Entire unit located on ground floor
  • Pets allowed on request. Charges may apply.
  • Disabled Access
  • Elevator
  • Designated smoking area


  • Toilet
  • Shared bathroom
  • Shower
  • Private bathroom


  • Family rooms
  • Carpeted
  • Storage available

Parking and transportation

  • Free parking
  • Private parking


  • Shared kitchen
  • Special diet menus (on request)

Things to do

  • Beach access
  • Board games/puzzles

Media and entertainment

  • Shared lounge/TV area


  • Garden


  • Laundry facilities

Health and safety

  • Daily housekeeping

Reviews of Kirkwall Youth Hostel

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Old Scapa Road, Kirkwall, KW15 1BB

What's nearby

  • Bishop's Palace0.7 km
  • Earl's Palace, Kirkwall0.8 km
  • Orkney Museum0.8 km
  • St. Magnus Cathedral0.9 km
  • Highland Park Distillery1.1 km
  • Scapa Distillery1.6 km
  • Balfour Castle7 km
  • Earl's Palace, Birsay26.1 km
  • Fitty Hill34.1 km
  • Noltland Castle38.2 km
  • Grobost Beach39.7 km
  • Noup Head Lighthouse40 km



Check in anytime after 5:00 PM, check out anytime before 10:00 AM


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Average price (weeknight)

C$ 143

Average price (weekend night)

C$ 143
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Top tips for your stay at Kirkwall Youth Hostel

  • The cheapest price a room at Kirkwall Youth Hostel was booked for on KAYAK in the last 2 weeks was C$ 143, while the most expensive was C$ 143.
  • How long should you stay at Kirkwall Youth Hostel? KAYAK users usually book their rooms here for 3 days.

FAQs when booking at Kirkwall Youth Hostel

  • Where is Kirkwall Youth Hostel located?

    Kirkwall Youth Hostel is located at Old Scapa Road, 1.1 km from the centre of Kirkwall. Bishop's Palace is the closest landmark to Kirkwall Youth Hostel.

  • When is check-in time and check-out time at Kirkwall Youth Hostel?

    Check-in time is 5:00 PM and check-out time is 10:00 AM at Kirkwall Youth Hostel.

  • Does Kirkwall Youth Hostel offer free Wi-Fi?

    Yes, Kirkwall Youth Hostel offers free Wi-Fi.

  • Does Kirkwall Youth Hostel offer free parking?

    Yes, Kirkwall Youth Hostel offers free parking.

  • How far is Kirkwall Youth Hostel from the airport?

    Kirkwall Youth Hostel is 5 km from Kirkwall Arpt. Kirkwall Youth Hostel is 25.6 km from Eday.

  • How does KAYAK find such great Kirkwall Youth Hostel hotel deals?

    KAYAK scours the web for all room deals available at Kirkwall Youth Hostel in Kirkwall and lets you compare them to find the best rate for your stay. Many different travel sites will offer discounts or deals at different times for rooms at Kirkwall Youth Hostel and KAYAK will provide you with prices from a huge range of travel sites. That means that you can always find a great deal for Kirkwall Youth Hostel.

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Good to know

Value for money


Distance to downtown

1.1 km

Nearest Airport

Kirkwall Arpt

Distance to airport

4.2 km