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Papdale Halls of Residence - Group Booking Page

Do you need group accommodation or a venue for a residential event?

Papdale Halls of Residence, completed in 2013, is a unique 70 bed facility in the heart of Kirkwall.

Suitable for large groups including - school trips, uniformed and youth organisations, sports teams, clubs and societies, field trips and religious groups.

A fully accessible information leaflet is available in PDF format from the 'Related Downloads' section of this page.

Papdale Halls of Residence exterior.

We welcome bookings from groups in the Easter, Summer and October school holidays to our new accommodation and meeting rooms.

Located within walking distance of Kirkwall’s shops, pubs, cafes, restaurants, hotels and leisure facilities.

  • Single ensuite rooms.
  • Twin rooms (limited numbers, without ensuite).
  • 4 fully wheelchair accessible rooms.
  • Lifts to all floors.
  • Ample communal space, including big screen area.
  • Continental or Full Scottish Breakfast.
  • Meeting areas.
  • Wifi and access to computers.
  • Car and Coach parking.
  • Secure Bike Storage.
  • All bedding and towels included.
  • Laundry facilities and wet weather gear drying area.
  • Evening meals and lunches.
  • Packed lunches.
  • Exclusive use for larger groups.
  • Table tennis and pool table.
  • Music room with piano.
  • Outdoor picnic area.
  • Home-cooked meals in our self-service dining area.
  • We welcome bookings from groups of 20 - 70 people.

Facilities at Papdale Halls of Residence.

Price Guide (All prices are per person)

Bed (single, ensuite)

£43.33 +VAT ( £52.00 inc VAT) per night.

Bed (twin room, no ensuite).

£39.17 + VAT (£47.00 inc VAT) per night.

Full cooked breakfast.

£7.75 + VAT (£9.30 inc VAT).

Continental Breakfast.

£3.67 + VAT (£4.40 inc VAT).

Packed Lunch.

£7.25 + VAT (£8.70 inc VAT).

2 Course in-house hot lunch.

£15.46 + VAT (£18.55 inc VAT).

2 Course Evening Meal.

£18.58 + VAT (£22.30 inc VAT).

3 Course Evening Meal.

£24.78 + VAT (£29.75 inc VAT).

Hire of room for meeting purposes.

£14.05 per session, maximum 3 hours.

Hire of Hall or lounge area.

£20.20 per session, maximum 3 hours.

Special rate for Local Youth Organisations.

£39.17 + VAT (£47.00 inc VAT) per night Bed and Breakfast.

Please contact us by email or telephone 01856876060 to discuss your group’s requirements. Discounts may be negotiated for larger groups.

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