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

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Open daily from 4pm. 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 Stromness, the Ferry Inn provides a safe and comfortable base for business or leisure stays, great food and a relaxed and welcoming bar. Demand in the main season for rooms and food service is always high so we encourage potential visitors to plan well ahead. Book directly with us through this website for our very best rates for next year.

During the winter months however (from 22 October - 13 April) our restaurant will be closed and the hotel will operate Bed, Breakfast and Bar only.

Feel free to take our google tour, but please be aware that the building is rarely this empty!

Upcoming Events


Orkney Blues Festival 2023

A fantastic end of season blast of Blues - focused around Stromness' pubs and venues this friendly little festival has The Ferry Inn buzzing in September..... make sure you book your room well in advance!

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Orktoberfest - Fire, Maet & Ale

A beer festival with a difference. We are hosting SMUHA (South Mainland Up Helly Aa) 2023 Jarl Squad for the weekend. Lots of great beers, BBQ, trad sessions, stomping, rocking, an arm wrestling competition and a fiery procession.....come and warm your cockles!

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Looking for accommodation in Stromness?

Why not visit our sister accommodation, The Royal Hotel.

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