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The Shetland Hotel

Holmsgarth Road, Lerwick ZE1 0PW Scotland
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#3 of 6 hotels in Lerwick

Looking for a place to stay in Lerwick? Then look no further than The Shetland Hotel, a hotel that brings the best of Lerwick to your doorstep.

You’ll enjoy relaxing rooms that offer a flat screen TV and a desk, and you can stay connected during your stay as The Shetland Hotel offers guests free wifi.

The hotel features 24 hour front desk, room service, and baggage storage. Plus, The Shetland Hotel offers a lounge, providing a pleasant respite from your busy day. For guests with a vehicle, free parking is available.

While staying at The Shetland Hotel, visitors can check out Mareel (0.5 mi) and Fort Charlotte (0.7 mi), some of Lerwick's top attractions.

If you like cafes, The Shetland Hotel is conveniently located near The Dowry, The Olive Tree, and Fort Cafe & Take Away.

If you’re looking for something to do, Town Hall is a nice way to spend some time.

We’re sure you’ll enjoy your stay at The Shetland Hotel as you experience everything Lerwick has to offer.

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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free breakfast
Meeting rooms
Baggage storage
Currency exchange
24-hour front desk
Dry cleaning
Bar / lounge
Breakfast buffet
Kids' meals
Non-smoking hotel
Laundry service
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Flatscreen TV
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Marleenrowan wrote a review Oct 2021
Calgary, Canada11 contributions7 helpful votes
Okay but didn't feel welcomed. It was clean enough and breakfast was okay. The beds in the accessablev rooms were awful, so soft you felt the springs. We arrived early and asked for a cup of tea, well i paid for the tea and the 3 night booking next day, but was asked several times if we had paid for the tea, found this rather upsetting. We stayed for 3 nights and that was enough. The town folk were suoer friendly.
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Date of stay: October 2021
Kinno wrote a review Sep 2021
8 contributions2 helpful votes
We had the best day / night at the Shetland hotel It was our wedding reception and evening party The food was exceptional as were all the staff A massive thank you to Angus for organising and being master of ceremonies from my wife and myself for a day to remember
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Date of stay: September 2021Trip type: Travelled with friends
Martin C wrote a review Sep 2021
5 contributions
Friendly and comfortable. Helpful staff and clean spacious rooms. Convenient for the ferry, just across then road The lounge bar area could do with a little more seating and the dinner menu is a bit restricted.
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Date of stay: September 2021
gillian duncan wrote a review Aug 2021
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Just spent a lovely week at the Shetland Hotel. The staff were friendly and couldn't do enough for us. The room was clean and it had everything we needed. The food in the restaurant was good and at a decent price for a hotel. It was also ideally situated for the ferry terminal and was only a short walk into the town centre. Would definitely recommend it to anyone coming to Shetland.
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Date of stay: August 2021Trip type: Travelled with family
Synman wrote a review Jun 2021
Bromley, UK155 contributions125 helpful votes
Let's be honest: the outside looks like a Soviet era bunker. The inside has top quality furnishings, but largely untouched since the 1980s and pretty tatty. The corridors are dark and gloomy. It's mostly as silent as the grave, although there is some traffic noise from the main road right outside. Many of the window panes in the public areas are misted up. But despite all this, we rather liked it, and would stay again. The traffic noise didn't bother us, and we're usually pretty sensitive to that. The hotel has a fully wheelchair accessible room, that is - for a change - practical to use (although they need to sort out a better shower seat).
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Date of stay: June 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Room Tip: If you need a seat in the roll-on shower, check the details with the hotel in advance.
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Frequently Asked Questions about The Shetland Hotel
Which popular attractions are close to The Shetland Hotel?
Nearby attractions include Shetland Museum and Archives (0.7 km), Hauteville House (1.2 km), and Mousa (1.2 km).
What are some of the property amenities at The Shetland Hotel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and an on-site restaurant.
What food & drink options are available at The Shetland Hotel?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at The Shetland Hotel?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to The Shetland Hotel?
Conveniently located restaurants include Fort Cafe & Take Away, Gurkha Kitchen, and Saffron Restaurant and Bar.
Are any cleaning services offered at The Shetland Hotel?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Are there any historical sites close to The Shetland Hotel?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Hauteville House (1.2 km) and Bod of Gremista (0.9 km).
Does The Shetland Hotel have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the harbour view available here.
Is The Shetland Hotel accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access. For specific enquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.