Norn

"The Storehouse is an incredible experience ! This place is a must if you're going to Orkney. Incredible decor to start with, warm welcome and a fabulous room like Norn where l slept. Special touches that make it a real joy. Have a meal there as well. really good food and service"
Ivanka from Paris

Classic Room 103

Our classic room is a much smaller size than our luxury room but as comfortable and luxurious but more suitable for visitors who are staying with us one or two nights as there is not a lot of storage space. It has been named after Norn which is the old name for the Norse dialect that originally was spoken in Orkney. The wall is adourned with Norn an ancient language with some words which Orcadians would still use even today. The book Norn was printed in 1929 in The Storehouse which was originally used by Leonards who used to be printers and book sellers. When Judith and David bought The Store there were old printed pages of the Norn book which were then collated and made into 100 copies and sold in aid of the Kirkwall Lifeboat and donated by the previous owner George Leonard.
This room has lots of character with still its original historic beamed ceiling and original ships masts pole with recycled woodwork. It is individually decorated by Judith Glue with Bronte Tweed and Velvet furnishings with matching Eribe Knitwear Interior accessories, thick velvet and Bronte tweed blackout curtains and an original Orkney artwork hanging above the bed painted by Jane Glue - Judith's twin sister.

With a luxurious super king size bed with padded tweed and velvet head board, chest of drawers with hooks for clothing, free Wi Fi, 40" television and plenty of USB points. This room is available as double or twin the bed has Egyptian cotton bedding, there are thick luxurious dressing gowns, complimentary coffee, local shortbread and choice of teapigs tea.
The en-suite has a large rainfall shower, pebble wall tiling, mist free heated wall mirror, Orkney Soap toiletries and underfloor heated tiled floor.

Sleeps up to two adults.

Facilities

  • Lift
  • En Suite
  • Shower
  • Underfloor heating in bathrooms
  • Large Bath Towels
  • Bathrobes
  • Hair-dryer
  • Egyptian Cotton sheets
  • Super King Size Bed
  • Black Out Curtains Flat Screen Smart TV
  • Free WiFi
  • Complimentary Tea and Coffee
  • Phone
  • All spaces non smoking
  • On street parking
  • Retail Discount Card for guests

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The Storehouse Restaurant with Rooms, Bridge Street Wynd, Kirkwall, KW15 1JD, Orkney, Scotland