Peerie Sea Loan, Kirkwall
Orkney, KW15 1UH
01856 874856

Castaway Guesthouse is the perfect base from which to explore the many wonderful sights and experiences Orkney has to offer.

Built in 2015, Castaway Guesthouse is a family run business centrally located in Kirkwall. We offer comfortable, clean and homely en-suite rooms with free WIFI, freeview tv and hot drink facilities. Off street parking is also available.

Just a quick 10 minute scenic walk to the centre will take you past the ‘Peedie Sea’ and harbour where local restaurants and watering holes can be found.
At the heart of Kirkwall stands the magnificent St Magnus Cathedral, while nearby are the Earl's and Bishop's palaces and the Orkney Museum in Tankerness House with its splendid gardens.
It's also a transport hub for bus routes across mainland Orkney and the port for ferries to Aberdeen, Shetland and the North Isles. Kirkwall Airport is just 3 miles from the town centre.
Castaway Guesthouse is also just a stone’s throw away from the Pickaquoy Centre with its multi-purpose arena, swimming and leisure pools, fitness and health suites, outdoor sports pitches, a café, the New Phoenix Cinema and meeting rooms.


After a busy day sightseeing there's nothing better than coming back to a warm comfortable room. A home away from home.

All rooms feature:

  • En-suite Bathroom
  • Central Heating
  • Free WiFi
  • FreeView TV
  • Hot Drink Facilities
  • Hair Dryer
  • Vanity Area

All rooms are located on the ground floor with wide corridors suitable for wheelchair access.

Room Apr-Oct Nov-Mar
Single £70 £55
£80 £65
Family £90 £85

If you are planning on visiting between 30th Dec and 2nd Jan, please contact us for rates.


There's no better way to start the day than with a fresh, locally sourced breakfast.

Options include:

  • Cooked Breakfast with local butcher meat and farm eggs
  • Choice of Cereals
  • Fresh Fruit
  • Yoghurt
  • Range of Teas and Coffees
  • Fresh Fruit Juice

We also offer gluten-free, vegan and vegetarian breakfast options on request.

For lunches or evening meals, Kirkwall has a wide range of high quality restaraunts, pubs and cafes to choose from. Just a small selection are listed below.

  • Helgi's A traditional pub taking inspiration from Orkney's viking past.
  • Ayre Hotel A family run hotel well known locally as a great place to eat.
  • Lucano Fully licensed Italian restaurant serving a fusion of Italian rural cuisine and the finest Orcadian ingredients.
  • The Shore Serving food that reflects the islands wealth of quality produce with Orkney beef, seafood and dairy specialities aplenty.


If you'd like to check availability, book a room or just ask a question, contact us via the form below.

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