Norn 103

"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 deluxe and superior rooms but as comfortable and luxurious, but more suitable for visitors who are staying with us for one or two nights . 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 a juliet balcony with lots of character with 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, complementary toiletries and underfloor heated tiled floor.

Sleeps up to two adults.

Book room


  • Lift to all floors
  • On site Restaurant
  • Made to order fully cooked breakfast
  • Bar and Sitting area with log fire
  • Free WiFi throughout building
  • Solar Thermos and Air to Water Air Source Heating
  • Original Shipwreck masts and woodwork
  • All Rooms En Suite
  • Fully EDA compliant throughout building
  • Fully Wheelchair accessible with level entry en suite shower room
  • Rainfall Showers
  • USB points
  • Underfloor heating in en suites
  • Complementary Toiletries
  • Large Fluffy Bath Towels
  • Heated Towel Rail
  • Mist Free Light Up Wall Mirror
  • Luxurious Bathrobes
  • Hair-dryer
  • Egyptian Cotton sheets
  • Super King Size Double/Twin Beds
  • Original Orkney Artwork
  • Heavy Velvet and Tweed Black Out Curtains
  • Large Flat Screen Smart TV
  • Complimentary Tea pigs Tea ,Coffee, Orkney Shortbread
  • Bottled Orkney Tap Water
  • Complimentary Fresh Milk
  • Free on street parking
  • 15% Judith Glue Discount Card for all guests

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