From breakfast to supper, fresh cooked and local.Seafood specialities, Orkney beef, lamb, dairy, breads and biscuits. Booking advised.

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Open from early to late.Teas, coffees, wines, beers and spirits. Local cask ales, single malts, gins and rums our speciality.

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Comfortable en-suite rooms in the heart of Stromness. Book direct for best rates.

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About the Ferry Inn

Situated on the harbourfront in Orkney's gateway port, the Ferry Inn provides an ideal base for business or leisure stays, great all day food and a cracking community bar. The Ferry Inn is also now twinned with The Royal Hotel in Stromness, just 1 minute along the cobbled street. Operated by Karen and Gareth Crichton, who also control sister hotel The Shore in Kirkwall, The Ferry Inn and Royal Hotel Stromness provide clean, comfortable and ‘connected' rooms for business or holiday stays. Book directly with us through this website for the very best rates.

Upcoming Events


Orkney Folk Festival 2018

Orkney's Award Winning festival provides a fantastic start to our busy summer season. If you are planning to make a visit...start chasing your entry for ticketed events now -of course there are plenty pub sessions and the Ferry Inn provides a key venue for this musical extravaganza. Rooms tend to be on a waiting list a year ahead.

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Stromness Shopping Week 2018

Traditional family Gala week now in its 70th year......always the third week in July with a packed programme of events and entertainment for young and not so young, visitor or local.

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Orkney Blues Festival 2018

Superb end of season blast..... come and enjoy Stromness at its best with the friendliest and most energetic little festival you'll find. Based in and around the pubs and halls in Stromness the Orkney Blues Festival delivers great music, good company, lots of fun and a feast of local food and drink.

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Looking for accommodation in Kirkwall?

Why not visit our sister accommodation, The Shore.

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