Hotels in Kirkwall, United Kingdom

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Kirkwall overview

If you're looking for a new favorite getaway, look no further than Kirkwall. You can learn about the local heritage of Kirkwall at landmarks like St. Magnus Cathedral and Earl's Palace. And while you're here, be sure to stop by Orkney Museum and Bishop's Palace.

Where to stay in Kirkwall

Whether traveling for business or pleasure, Kirkwall can comfortably accommodate all visitors. There are 7 hotels in Kirkwall and you can shop as many as 15 deals for rooms on, some with discounts of up to 14%. We have room prices as low as 22 USD per night and below are the number of hotels by star rating in Kirkwall as well as in the surrounding area:
  • • 5 4-star hotels from 22 USD per night
  • • 11 3-star hotels from 78 USD per night

How to get to Kirkwall

Fly into Kirkwall (KOI), 2.8 mi (4.5 km) from the heart of Kirkwall.

What to see around Kirkwall

Memorable for its landmarks including:
  • • St. Magnus Cathedral
  • • Earl's Palace
  • • Bishop's Palace
Here are some local highlights:
  • • St. Magnus Cathedral
  • • Orkney Museum
  • • Earl's Palace
  • • Bishop's Palace

When to visit Kirkwall

Wondering what time of year to travel or what you should pack? Here are some typical temperatures to help you with your planning:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • • January-March: 46°F day, 35°F night
  • • April-June: 59°F day, 37°F night
  • • July-September: 61°F day, 46°F night
  • • October-December: 53°F day, 36°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • • January-March: 0.35 inches
  • • April-June: 0.16 inches
  • • July-September: 0.20 inches
  • • October-December: 0.35 inches