Set in a 19th-century building, Sands Hotel is situated along the shore of Scapa Flow in Burray village. It has a bar, a restaurant and beautiful sea views. The hotel overlooks Burray Harbour and Watersound Bay. A general store and newspaper shop are a short walk away and Pentland Ferries terminal at St Margaret’s Hope is 4 miles away. All rooms at Sands have an en suite bathroom and views of the beach. Guests get tea and coffee making facilities, as well as a hairdryer.The family rooms have a small kitchen. The Watersound Restaurant has a nautical theme and offers an à la carte menu with an emphasis on seafood. Fresh local produce is used whenever possible. Kirkwall Airport is reachable within 20 minutes and parking is free at the hotel.
Helpful staff. Nice hotel with clean rooms.
Hotel difficult to find because of poor route signs.
Excellent modern recently reburbished condition. Staff very helpful even with a special diet required. Friendly efficient. More than helpful. Beautiful location and we were lucky enough to have lovely weather too.
lovely hotel couldn,t be any cleaner or better appointed
a bit noisy from other rooms toilets and fans
The food was excellent. The room was comfortable and clean.
It was an original building but modernised.
Several items were off the menu. There was a very limited selection of items for continental breakfasts snd no fresh fruit salads.