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Nether Onston Self Catering in Stenness, Orkney - FAQs

Double Bedroom in Nether Onston, Stenness, OrkneyQ: Are there parking spaces near Nether Onston?
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We have a large parking area to the side of the Self Catering house which is free to use and close enough for the heaviest item of luggage!

Q: I don't have a car - can I reach Nether Onston Self Catering on foot?
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Nether Onston is 20 metres from the main Stromness to Kirkwall road, so buses can be easily and regularly caught.

Q: Do you have facilities for children at Nether Onston Self Catering?
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We have a high chair, booster seat and cups, plates and cutlery for children. If guests need to bath small children they are welcome to use our baby bath.

Q: Is Nether Onston Self Catering Accommodation suitable for a person with disabilities?
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Unfortunately, Nether Onston Self Catering is not suitable for people with disabilities

Nether Onston patio sunsetQ: Can I smoke in Nether Onston Self Catering Accommodation?
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Nether Onston Self Catering is a no smoking property, however guests can smoke outside and we have created a patio and garden area outside specially for guests to enjoy the views of the Ring of Brodgar.

Q: Can my dog stay at Nether Onston Self Catering?
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Sorry - we do not accommodate any pets except support dogs.

Q: Are there any grocery shops nearby?
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There is a supermarket which is a five minute drive away, and a small shop and garage which is less than a mile away.

Q: Are there any restaurants or pubs nearby?
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The Standing Stones Hotel is a 15 minute walk away and serves evening meals and has a bar. The pub quiz on a Tuesday night is recommended!

NorthLink Ferry to OrkneyQ: Are there any petrol stations nearby?
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There is a small garage less than a mile away.

Q: Is Nether Onston Self Catering close to the ferry?
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The Scrabster to Stromness ferry is a 5 minute drive away. The Aberdeen / Shetland / Kirkwall Ferry is a 20 minute drive away and the Gills Bay to St Margaret's Hope ferry is a 45 minute drive away.

Q: Are Orkney's archaeological attractions nearby?
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The Ring of Brodgar and the Standing Stones of Stenness are approximately two miles away. Maeshowe chambered cairn is 3 miles away and Skara Brae is 7 miles away. View our Orkney map to see how central Nether Onston is (the yellow dot) to the sites of interest (the blue dots).

Q: Does Nether Onston have wi-fe?
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Yes - there is free wi-fi available!

Q: When can I arrive at Nether Onston Self Catering? Can I arrive late at night?
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Yes, though we would appreciate if late arrivers could inform us in advance whenever possible.

Q: When can I leave Nether Onston Self Catering? Can I leave early in the morning?
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Yes - leaving times can be arranged the night before or in advance.

Q: Do I pay for electricty?
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Yes - there is a coin meter (which takes 1 and 2 coins)