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 1230pm. 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 November-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


Stromness Shopping Week 2024

The towns legendary gala week will pilot a shorter long weekend format this year and is a fantastic showcase of our community spirit with plenty of fun and games. Regular favourites include the Holms Swim, three legged fancy dress and the Shopping Week 10k race. Music plays a big part during the week too with regular performances from the Stromness Royal British Legion Pipe Band and live bands playing at the pierhead and in the pubs. The week closes with a fabulous fancy dress parade through the town, an open air dance and some jazzy fireworks. We'll of course be serving food and drink all week as well as helping out with various events. Head to the Stromness Shopping Week Facebook page for updates on this years programme.

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Orkney Blues Festival 2024

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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Looking for accommodation in Stromness?

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