Frequently Asked Questions
Q: Is Kaya Bed and Breakfast suitable for a person with disabilities?
A: In Kaya Bed and Breakfast, our twin room has a level access shower and there is wheelchair access to the house.
Q: Can I smoke in Kaya Bed and Breakfast?
A: Kaya Bed and Breakfast is no smoking , however guests can smoke outside and we have created patio and garden areas outside specially for guests to enjoy the views of the Ring of Brodgar.
Q: Are there parking spaces near Kaya Bed and Breakfast?
A: We have a large parking area at the front of the Bed and Breakfast which is free and close enough for the heaviest item of luggage!
Q: I don't have a car - can I reach Kaya Bed and Breakfast on foot?
A: Kaya Bed and Breakfast is 100 metres from the main Stromness to Kirkwall road, so buses can be easily and regularly caught.
Q: Do you have facilities for children at Kaya Bed and Breakfast?
A: 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: Can my dog stay at Kaya Bed and Breakfast?
A: Sorry - we do not accommodate any pets except support dogs.
Q: Are there any grocery shops nearby?
A: 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?
A: 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!
Q: Are there any petrol stations nearby?
A: There is a small garage less than a mile away.
Q: Is Kaya Bed and Breakfast close to the ferry?
A: 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?
A: The Ring of Brodgar and the Standing Stones of Stenness are approximately a mile and a half away. Maeshowe chambered cairn is 2 miles away and Skara Brae is 6 miles away. View our Orkney map to see how central Kaya is (the red dot) to the sites of interest (the blue dots).
Q: When can I arrive at Kaya Bed and Breakfast? Can I arrive late at night?
A: Yes, though we would appreciate if late arrivers could inform us in advance whenever possible.
Q: When can I leave Kaya Bed and Breakfast? Can I leave early in the morning?
A: Yes - leaving times can be arranged the night before or in advance.