The Merkister Hotel, the perfect base for fishing, walking, birding, relaxing and enjoying Orkney.

The Merkister Hotel - The perfect base for fishing, walking, birding,
 relaxing and enjoying Orkney
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The Merkister Hotel Rooms and Facilities

Double Room at the Merkister Hotel, OrkneyThe Hotel has sixteen bedrooms, fifteen en-suites and one with a private bathroom.  We have three new Superior Terraced Garden rooms that were completed in June 2006.  These rooms are extra large rooms that can be made into Emperor Doubles or Twins, they have a Wet Room with Italian Ceramics en-suite, ivory leather lounge furniture, wide screen digital TV, DVD/CD player etc. plus little extras such as Orkney Art, Orkney Crystal, extra-large bathrobes and binoculars to look out at the bird life on the loch.  They also have their own private furnished terrace overlooking the loch.  All suites are on the ground level.

En-Suite bathroom at the Merkister Hotel, Orkney
We have Standard and Superior rooms within the main building and all the all our Superior rooms have loch views and are larger than Standard rooms.  All our rooms have colour TV, direct-dial telephone, Tea/Coffee making facilities and a host of other extras.

Free Wireless Internet access is available at the hotel.

Merksiter Hotel upstairs Merkister Hotel, Corridors
Upstairs Upstairs
Residents lounge at the Merksiter Hotel Conservatory at Merkister hotel
Residents Lounge with Courtesy Bar The Merkister Hotel
Standard room at Merkister hotel Superior room at Merkister Hotel
Computer station with Wifi for guests use Small Library with Orkney Books and Orkney Authors
Standard Room at Merkister Restaurant at Merkister hotel
Standard Room The Restaurant
Single Room Tea/Coffee Facilities
Single Room

Local Pottery Tea/Coffee Facilities

Superior garden Rooms 2 Superior garden Rooms
Superior garden Rooms – New Ivory Leather Luxury Beds.
Duck & Goose Down Bedding


Tariff May-September 2019. Room rates per night inclusive of Full Breakfast Options

Saver Compact Double/Twin Rooms £140.00
Standard King/Twin Rooms £170.00
Loch View Superking/Twin Rooms £220.00
Superior Terraced Emperor Double/Twin Garden Rooms £250.00

Single rooms

Compact Saver Double £125.00
Compact Single Bedded Loch View £100.00

Guided Holidays

We also work with several companies that offer guided holidays in Orkney:

Shetland Wildlife
Inclusive Guided Tours of Orkney based at Merkister Hotel

HF Holidays
Inclusive Guided Tours of Orkney & Shetland based at Merkister Hotel

Hart Holidays
Package Holidays to Orkney based at Merkister Hotel

Speyside Wildlife
Guided Birdwatching Holiday Package

Orkney Car Hire
WR Tullocks