The Ferry Inn and Royal Hotel Stromness

10 John Street, Orkney


Very good

Based on 285 reviews
  • Wi-Fi

  • Breakfast

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About the hotel


Optional fees

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Self parking fee: GBP 1.60 per day
  • Nearby parking fee: GBP 1.60 per day

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Check-in Instructions

  • Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
  • Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
  • Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
  • This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, debit cards, and cash
  • Safety features at this property include a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, and a first aid kit
  • Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

Check-in Special Instructions

The front desk is open daily from 4:00 PM - 11:00 PM. The check-in location differs from the property location. To check in, go to Royal Hotel rooms check-in is 150m from the main Ferry Inn. If you are planning to arrive after 11:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation. Accommodations at this property are arrayed in 4 buildings along a narrow, cobblestone street. Guests park and check-in at the main Ferry Inn building, opposite the ferry terminal. Harbourside House and Miller's House are located across the street from the Ferry Inn, within 38 yards (35 meters) away. Guests booked in Royal Hotel accommodations must walk approximately 164 yards (150 meters) to the building.

Minimum Age


You need to know

  • This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.
  • Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F; guestroom doors are sealed after cleaning; the property is cleaned and disinfected with electrostatic spray.
  • Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests.
  • Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; contactless room service is available; masks are required in public areas.
  • Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.
  • Enhanced food service safety measures are in place.
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast and through room service.
  • Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 48 hours between bookings.
  • This property affirms that it follows the cleaning and disinfection practices of We're Good To Go (UK).
  • This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of COVID-19 Guidelines (CDC).


General description

Situated in Stromness Ferry Inn is 6 km from Ring of Brogdar and offers facilities like bar. The property is around 6 km from Standing Stones of Stenness 6 km from Ness of Brogdar and 12 km from Old Man of Hoy. There is a restaurant.At the inn rooms are fitted with a desk and a flat-screen TV. Featuring a private bathroom with a bath or shower and free toiletries rooms at Ferry Inn also provide guests with free WiFi while some rooms will provide you with a sea view. All units will provide guests with a wardrobe and a kettle.Guests at the accommodation can enjoy a continental breakfast.You can play darts at Ferry Inn.


With a stay at Ferry Inn Stromness, you'll be centrally located in Stromness, steps from Standing Stones of Stenness and Piers Art Centre. This hotel is 0.5 mi (0.8 km) from Stromness Museum and 5.4 mi (8.8 km) from Maes Howe.


Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometer.

Standing Stones of Stenness - 0.1 km / 0.1 mi
Mainland - 0.1 km / 0.1 mi
Piers Art Centre - 0.1 km / 0.1 mi
Stromness Ferry Terminal - 0.2 km / 0.1 mi
Stromness Museum - 0.8 km / 0.5 mi
Maes Howe - 8.8 km / 5.4 mi
Ring of Brogdar - 10 km / 6.2 mi
Bay of Skaill - 12 km / 7.4 mi
Skara Brae - 12.3 km / 7.7 mi
Corrigall Farm Museum - 14.7 km / 9.1 mi
Earl's Palace - 22 km / 13.7 mi
Brough of Birsay - 22.6 km / 14.1 mi
Scapa Beach - 22.8 km / 14.2 mi
Orkney Wireless Museum - 24.2 km / 15 mi
St. Magnus Cathedral - 24.5 km / 15.2 mi

The nearest major airport is Kirkwall (KOI) - 30 km / 18.6 mi


Satisfy your appetite with British cuisine at The Ferry Inn, one of the hotel's 2 restaurants. Need to unwind? Take a break with a tasty beverage at one of the 2 bars/lounges. A complimentary full breakfast is served daily from 7 AM to 9:30 AM.


Stay in one of 30 guestrooms featuring LCD televisions. Complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and digital programming is available for your entertainment. Bathrooms have complimentary toiletries and hair dryers. Conveniences include desks and coffee/tea makers, and housekeeping is provided daily.


Take in the views from a terrace and make use of amenities such as complimentary wireless Internet access and a television in a common area.

Business, and other amenities

Featured amenities include express check-out, luggage storage, and laundry facilities. Self parking (subject to charges) is available onsite.


The property is closed between November 1 and March 31.

Hotel Amenities

  • Wi-Fi

  • Front desk

  • Non-smoking hotel

  • Laundry service

  • Parking


Internet Access
  • Wi-Fi
  • Non-smoking hotel
Front desk services
  • Front desk
  • Laundry service
  • Luggage storage
Food & drink
  • Breakfast
Parking & transportation
  • Parking
  • Does The Ferry Inn and Royal Hotel Stromness offer free breakfast?

    No, The Ferry Inn and Royal Hotel Stromness does not offer complimentary breakfast. It is available at a surcharge.

  • Does The Ferry Inn and Royal Hotel Stromness have non-smoking rooms

    No, The Ferry Inn and Royal Hotel Stromness doesn't have non-smoking rooms.

  • Does The Ferry Inn and Royal Hotel Stromness provide a shuttle service?

    No, Please contact the hotel for more information.

  • Does The Ferry Inn and Royal Hotel Stromness have a swimming pool?

    No, The Ferry Inn and Royal Hotel Stromness does not have a swimming pool.

  • Does The Ferry Inn and Royal Hotel Stromness have free Wi-Fi?

    No, The Ferry Inn and Royal Hotel Stromness does not offer free Wi-Fi.

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