The Best Shetland Islands Hotels

recommended hotels and other accommodation in the Shetland Islands


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parts of this fine, solid building date back to the 16th century and it sits in a peaceful spot in a large garden overlooking the waters of Busta Voe

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a unique wooden building set in scenic, tranquil surroundings a stone's throw from the shore, with a the cosy dining room offering striking views

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located close to the ferry pier on the island of Bressay and enjoys sweeping views across to Lerwick; stay in cosy, well-appointed rooms

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a modern hotel ideally placed opposite the ferry terminal for sailings from/to Aberdeen and Orkney; rooms are comfy and well equipped

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overlooking the sound, a small, contemporary hotel with simple style rooms, a restaurant serving local produce and a sociable lounge bar

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a modern, well-equipped hotel set on the shores of Breiwick Bay with unrestricted views over the water to the island of Bressay

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guest rooms feature a blend of traditional style, modern furnishings and warm tones, in the restaurant locally caught seafood is on the menu

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close to the ferries for Bressay and Out Skerries, this traditionally furnished hotel makes an ideal Shetland exploring base

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an ideal Shetland touring base, a 10 minute drive from Lerwick and with easy access to other mainland historic sites, countryside and beaches

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cosy, beautifully presented rooms are the order of the day at this welcoming B&B ideally placed to access the amenities in town on foot

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highly commended by previous guests for its high standards of comfort and cleanliness and the location which is close to the town centre

Valley B&B

Tingwall

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10 minutes drive from Lerwick, this delightful B&B provides cosy accommodation in a tranquil setting and offers a full cooked breakfast

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spacious, well-presented guest rooms feature at this family run guest house as does a large lounge with views of Breiwick Bay and its wildlife

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a former schoolhouse converted into a comfortable place to stay offering well-appointed rooms and good food served in the licensed dining room

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an attractive double fronted Victorian house that features smartly presented rooms and is located a few minutes walk from the town centre

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original features, stylish decor and mod-cons all combine in these 3 bedroom apartments that are conveniently placed in the town centre

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efficient, simply decorated 1 and 2 bedroom apartments situated close to the bus station for island wide connections, cinema and the museum

The Decca

Lerwick

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these comfy, well-presented 1 and 2 bedroom apartments are located on Lerwick's outskirts, in a former Radio Navigational Signal Station

 
 
 
 

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