Kringla Three is our luxury apartment with large windows and lots of natural light to enjoy Orkney’s long summer evenings.

Panoramic views over the surrounding farmland, moorland and out towards the hills of Hoy and Greeny. Sleeps 5 (king size and twin with full size guest bed), with ample off road parking and free WiFi.

  • Electric central heating
  • Electricity included
  • Two bedrooms – one king and one twin/triple each with storage space and reading lamps
  • Memory foam mattresses on all beds
  • Shower room with large walk in shower
  • Kitchen complete with dishwasher, microwave, pyrolytic oven,ceramic hob, fridge and freezer
  • Dining table and chairs for 6
  • Lounge area with a flat screen TV and comfortable seating arrangements
  • All bed linen, towels and dish towels  provided  
  • Washing machine, tumble drier, iron, ironing board and vacuum cleaner
  • Drying area
  • Sound proofed
  • Double glazed
  • Highly insulated
  • Ample free off road parking
  • High chair, travel cot and buggy on request
  • Weekly cleaning service
  • This apartment is upstairs and offers the best panoramic views over the surrounding countryside
  • Non smoking
  • Do you have a pet allergy? No animals allowed.
  • Picnic bench

If an apartment is not what you are really looking for, we also have a holiday caravan on the family farm, three miles from Dounby.

Energy Performance Certificate: Band C

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Our weekly tarriffs:

January to March £490
April and October £490
May to June £525
July to August  £560
September  £490
November and December  £490

Please note that arrival day is on a Saturday during the peak season, but we try to be as flexible as possible and if you require a different arrival day please phone +44 (0)1856 841 803 or email us to discuss requirements.

Please view our full Terms & Conditions.

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Guest Comments

  • Lovely apartment – comfortable, warm welcome, cosy and well located.  Fantastic position.  Easy access to so many sites.  Had a lovely Christmas and New Year.  Beautiful sun rises and sets and so special at the Ring of Brodgar.  Hope to be back soon.

    Dalziel Family, Inverness.  19th December 2020

    Fantastic position.

  • Our second stay at Kringla.  Such a lovely place.  Did lots of walking.  Went to Rousay.  Also saw the Scottish Primrose at Yesnaby.  Had a lovely time and hope to be back again.  Such a lovely apartment.  Thank you.

    Dalziel Family, Inverness.  August 2020.

    Our second stay at Kringla. Such a lovely place.

  • Apartment was perfect for is and brilliantly situated for all the key sights.  Hope to be back soon.


    Stephen Greenhorn and family

    August 2019

    Loved our stay!

  • Definitely well above average.  Clean, comfortable, ideally located and an owner, Kay, who was determined to make this a home from home.  Great weather helped but it would have been a cosy place if weather had been poor.  Lots of local information too.

    Grenville, Herefordshire.

      May 2019 

    Kringla 3 was everything we needed and more than expected.

  • Lovely apartment, superbly equipped and nice touches with décor (love the spinning wheel).  Ideal location with Co-op along the road, cheapest fuel in Orkney, craft shop and a pub which does surprisingly good food(try the fish), no tossing coins to see who drives – walking distance.

    Liz and Alastair Coutts

  • Wonderfully comfortable and relaxing apartment.  We have thoroughly enjoyed our 2nd week in Orkney.  So much to see and do.

    Angela and Claire, South Wilts and Hants

  • Back again, wouldn’t stay anywhere else!  Thanks again Kringla, see you again for sure!

    John, Donna, Anne and George, Edinburgh

  • A lovely comfortable and warm apartment.  Kringla is perfectly situated for many of the best historical sites and of course the bird reserves!  Kay has thought of everything a visitor could possibly need and made us very welcome – thank you.  We hope to come back in the not too distant future and visit some of the other islands as we only went to Hoy this time.  Get to the sites early and you will have them virtually to yourself.

    John and Chris Hamilton(birders), Horsham, West Sussex

  • Our first time visiting Orkney and your beautiful apartment has made it a memorable one!  Dounby is so central to all the historic landmarks and the locals are welcoming and helpful.  We have enjoyed our stay so much that we are keen to return to your lovely apartment next year too. ? What a special place and seeing the puffins up close and personal was the pinnacle of our visit – Brough of Birsay is the place to go.  Thank you so much Kay for the recommendations of sites to see and places to eat were outstanding.  FIVE STAR RATING!!!

    Lorraine and Colin, South Lanarkshire

  • We have loved our time in Orkney.  It was great to come back to such a clean, new and comfortable apartment each day.  Thank you for being so helpful.

    Andrew and Cecille, Dianella, Western Australia

  • A wonderful place to spend our honeymoon and such a wonderful welcome! We’ve had a fantastic time exploring the prehistoric sites, beachcombing and working on projects.  Thoroughly recommend the excellent steak from the local butchers, also the food at the Merkister Hotel is excellent.  Wish we didn’t have to leave so soon, but hopefully we’ll be back.  Thank you for making our stay so special.

    Sally and Gareth, Mountain Ash, Wales

  • So much to see and so little time.  We’ve had a wonderful time exploring and all of us are keen to return.  The apartment is lovely and well located for many of the pre-historic sites.  The local shops are friendly and the butchers especially good.  The birdlife and flora is exquisite.  Thank you for a very comfortable stay and all the attention to detail that made our visit even better.

    The Debenham family, Cambridgeshire

  • Kringla 3 fulfilled all our expectations – very comfortable, tasteful and welcoming.  We felt at home here and were sad to leave.  Highly recommended as a centre for the Orkney experience.

    John and Catherine, Linlithgow

  • Such a lovely apartment – lots of room and storage space.  Kay very helpful and she keeps everything so nice and neat and tidy.  We had 2 of our grandchildren visit, who live close by, and they said it is “Epic” and “Awesome”.  How true! We would highly recommend Kringla.

    Mr and Mrs Durkin, Lancashire

  • Apartment is perfect, loads of room and decorated to a high standard.  Kay – you have been fantastic and so helpful.  Hope to see you again very soon!

    Craig and Joanna, Shotts

  • We enjoyed a very pleasant stay thanks to the superb comfort of this lovely apartment.  Well-equipped and furnished in a stylish fashion it provided a good base to explore the mainland and other islands such as Hoy.  Attractions that we enjoyed include Skara Brae, Tomb of the Eagles, the Old Man of Hoy and the island of Papa Westray. Kay was fantastic though out providing advice on places to visit and helping out with any problems.  Thanks so much for making our first visit to Orkney such an enjoyable one and we hope to return to this beautiful place in the near future.

    Andrew and Sam Newton, Somerset

  • What can I say?  What a wonderful, wonderful place! The accommodation is first class!!!  I saw a puffin yesterday for the first time!  It made the holiday!  We will be back, hopefully for a little longer next time.  I will be recommending Kringla 3 to everyone!  It was a pleasure to stay here.  Thank you Kay for making our Orkney stay so very wonderful.

    Kerry and family, Perthshire

  • We’ve had such a great time exploring Orkney.  We’ve been visiting all the sites and the remote corners of the islands.  The apartment is lovely and cosy and we’d come back in a heartbeat – we wish we didn’t have to leave!

    Megan and Brendan, East Kilbride

  • Well this place was a gem of a find!  Such a well-appointed, clean, modern and lovely place- we wanted for nothing more.  Thanks so much for making our stay so brilliant, to match the brilliant weather on an amazing island full of history that blew our minds.

    Steve, Esther, Hamish, Calley, Ngaive and Richard, Pukekohe, New Zealand

  • We will remember the Orkneys as the friendliest place in the United Kingdom.

    Mike, Jenny and Brett, New Zealand

  • The word that most comes to mind is ‘perfect’.  A lovely home for a restful yet adventurous mid-point vacation.  We loved standing in the Ring of Brodgar, the cliffs at Yesnaby and exploring family heritage.  Thank you!

    Sponsler family, Boston and Washington DC, USA

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