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Double Room | Iron/ironing board, free WiFi, bed sheets
Double Room | Iron/ironing board, free WiFi, bed sheets
Double Room | Iron/ironing board, free WiFi, bed sheets

Overview of Smithfield Hotel

Smithfield Hotel

3.0 star property
3-star inn in Dounby with restaurant and bar/lounge

9.6/10 Exceptional

17 verified guest reviews

Popular amenities

  • Free breakfast
  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Non-smoking
  • Laundry facilities
  • Bathtub
Dounby, Orkney, Dounby, Scotland, KW17 2HT

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About this area

Getting around

  • Kirkwall (KOI) - 27 min drive


  • Smithfield Hotel and Restaurant - 4 min walk
  • Orkney Brewery - 7 min drive
  • Palace Stores - 10 min drive
  • Birsay Bay Tearoom - 10 min drive
  • Baikes Chip Shop Takeaway - 11 min drive

About this property

Smithfield Hotel

When visiting Dounby, Smithfield Hotel is a great choice to consider. Guests looking for a bite to eat can visit the restaurant, and the bar/lounge is the perfect spot to grab a drink at the end of the day.



Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter
Follows the regional cleaning and disinfection practices of We're Good To Go (UK)

Social distancing

Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Masks are required at the property
Hand sanitiser provided
Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 9 rooms


  • Check-in time from 3:00 PM until 11:00 PM
  • Late check-in subject to availability
  • Minimum check-in age – 18
  • Check-out time is 11:00 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • There is no front desk at this property
  • Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions; your host will greet you
  • To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 24 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation
  • If you are planning to arrive after 11:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18


  • Pets not allowed
  • Service animals welcome


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms


  • Free on-site self-parking

Other information

  • Smoke-free property

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Free local cuisine breakfast each morning 8:00 AM–9:00 AM
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge


  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage


  • English

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • Flat-screen television

Home comfort

  • Heating
  • Electric kettle
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
  • Washer and dryer

Sleep well

  • Bed sheets provided

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Towels
  • Toilet paper

Stay connected

  • Free WiFi

Food and drink

  • Free tea bags/instant coffee


  • Daily housekeeping
  • Guidebooks/recommendations

Fees & policies

Hygiene & cleanliness

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.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; guests are provided with hand sanitiser; masks are required in public areas.

Enhanced food service safety measures are in place.

This property affirms that it follows the cleaning and disinfection practices of We're Good To Go (UK) guidelines.


This property is managed by a professional host. The provision of housing is linked to their trade, business, or profession

This property does not have lifts.

Parties and events are allowed on site.

Guests can rest easy knowing that there's a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector and a first aid kit on site.

This property accepts credit cards and cash.

Also known as

Smithfield Hotel Inn
Smithfield Hotel Dounby
Smithfield Hotel Inn Dounby

Frequently asked questions

Does Smithfield Hotel offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, Smithfield Hotel does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in, depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure that you check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Smithfield Hotel?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitiser, social distancing measures are in place and staff are given personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Are pets allowed at Smithfield Hotel?
Sorry, pets aren't allowed, but service animals are welcome.
Is parking offered on site at Smithfield Hotel?
Yes, there's free self parking.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Smithfield Hotel?
You can check in from 3:00 PM - 11:00 PM. Check-out time is 11:00 AM.
Are there restaurants at or near Smithfield Hotel?
Yes, there's an on-site restaurant. Nearby restaurants include Smithfield Hotel and Restaurant (4-min walk), Orkney Brewery (3.5 mi) and Birsay Bay Tearoom (5.4 mi).
What's the area around Smithfield Hotel like?
Smithfield Hotel is located a short 1-minute walk from Mainland.







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Property conditions & facilities




10/10 Exceptional

Carol, 3-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

We very much enjoyed our stay at Smithfield Hotel. Lovely room, comfy bed, and great shower. Excellent breakasts and restaurant. Friendly and helpful staff. Wonderful!
Cynthia, 2-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

From the minute we were greeted at check in until we left we were so impressed with the friendliness and helpfulness of the staff. The seafood in the restaurant was one of the best meals we had in Scotland. Room was as advertised. Great little spot!
Andrew, 1-night romance trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Excellent host, meeting all of our needs. Exceptionally good breakfast, each morning. Hot and made to order. Very good location, close to shops and restraunts.
Ginger, 2-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Peaceful stay
Peaceful stay in a small quiet town
ryan, 1-night business trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Quiet and restful
Great stay in the quiet season. Ivy was an excellent hostess.
ryan, 1-night business trip
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8/10 Very good

Orkney trip
The hotel is ideally located for exploring Orkney with access to all the main sites. The breakfast ingredients could be a little better quality and I couldn't get a steak for my dinner either night of our stay but these are minor quibbles. Staff were great friendly and helpful.
Michael, 2-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Great location in quiet village. Central and easy to get to tourist attractions. Excellent restaurant with great food and reasonable prices.
Carol, 5-night romance trip
Verified Expedia guest review

8/10 Very good

Sarah, 4-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Great place
Very pretty room with a good view and very comfortable. Breakfast was perfect-great choice, really fresh fruit with Greek yoghurt then well-cooked quality bacon, egg, etc. A really great place.
1-night trip
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