Holland House - Orkney luxury 5-star Bed & Breakfast

Orkney 5‑star Bed & Breakfast Accommodation

5-star B&B award


Holland House provides a luxurious and idyllic location where guests' comfort is paramount. Every effort has been made to provide a relaxing environment where guests can unwind and enjoy the unique atmosphere of Orkney.

A beautifully appointed former manse, Holland House has been renovated to the highest standard. Great care has been taken with furnishings and fittings in all the en‑suite rooms. There is a double room with king-size bed, a twin room and a single room with double bed which offer superior, comfortable accommodation.

There are many ways to take it easy at Holland House. We have a sheltered garden which, unusually for Orkney, has a large number of trees, making it a magnet for a variety of birds. Indoors, you can relax from a long day exploring Orkney's many sites of interest in our charming and spacious residents lounge which has an open fire, Sky TV and plenty of Orkney books to read. Alternatively simply enjoy the sunset from our conservatory which opens onto the garden. Relish the peace and quiet of the countryside!

Free use of wireless broadband Internet is provided. Holland House also has private parking.

The warmest of welcomes from the owners ensures a delightful stay.



£52 pppn B&B


Harray is our largest room and is equipped with a King-size double bed. Sleeps 2. En‑suite facilities comprise bath, over bath shower, toilet and handbasin. Flatscreen TV.


Wasdale is equipped with twin beds. Sleeps 2. En‑suite facilities comprise shower, toilet and handbasin. Flatscreen TV.


Bosquoy is our smaller room. It is fitted with a double bed. Normally sleeps 1. En‑suite facilities comprise shower, toilet and handbasin. Flatscreen TV.

Guest facilities

Guests have exclusive use our comfortable sitting room with open fire, extensive collection of Orkney books and Sky Television.

The adjoining breakfast room leads to conservatory and walled garden.

Little Details

  • We do not normally take bookings for less than 2 nights
  • Holland House has a strict 'NO SMOKING' policy
  • Our nearest shop is Harray Stores, a general store and off-license, ½ mile from Holland House. Fursbreck Pottery is ¼ mile away and the village of Dounby is 3 miles away.
  • The Merkister Hotel (1½ miles) and the Smithfield Hotel in Dounby (3 miles) offer Lunches, and Evening Meals. Both the hotels have lounge bars.
  • The nearest petrol stations are in Dounby (3 miles), Stenness (6 miles) & Finstown (5 miles)
  • We do not have facilities for very young children or babies.
  • Holland House is an old house and there are steps leading into it. All rooms are upstairs and would be unsuitable for a person requiring a wheelchair
  • Guide dogs are permitted at Holland House.

Old Man of Hoy

Scara Brae

St. Magnus Cathedral

Puffin - Muckle Skerry

Italian Chapel

Earls Palace, Birsay

Yesnaby Castle

Ring of Brodgar

Fishing on Loch of Harray

Swans on Loch of Stenness