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Scalloway Hotel

Certificate of Excellence
Main Street, Scalloway ZE1 0TR, Scotland
Scalloway Hotel
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Nice rooms beautifully decorated with local products and an in house restaurant serving excellent food based on local products. There is a busy bar as well, also serving some food. Centrally located by the harbour. Scalloway is rather quiet.

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Bergen, Norway
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The hotel is centrally situated in Scalloway. The staff was very friendly and service minded. Very nice rooms with some of the best beds in Shetland. The restaurant has a very good reputation and serves delicious food. The breakfast is absolutely wonderful. There's not so much negative to say about the hotel. The only thing would be that the wifi... More 

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sunderland
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My husband is working on Shetland and wanted to eat in restaurant tonight. He enquired about a table and was asked to come back at 9pm when he could order some food. He went away and returned 9pm to order his meal and the lady serving told him he could not order any food as he was a non resident.... More 

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Blockley, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Stayed for three nights in July at the Scalloway Hotel. In a nice location overlooking the harbour on the Main Street. The room and bathroom was good, having appeared to have been recently refreshed. The breakfast menu selection was large and very good. The highlight of the stay was having dinner in the restaurant each night. Amazing fresh local food,... More 

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I stayed here with a girl friend for a few days in July. A beautiful bay, infact a beatiful set of islands and is well worth a visit, Good car parking facility. Our twin room was on the first floor overlooking the harbour, It was clean, comfy and pleasantly decorated, with tea, cofee facilities, flat screen tv and a compact... More 

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Saulkrasti, Latvia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If one decides to stay overnight in Shetlands , take off from Lerwick for Scalloway ,former capital and quite and green village .There are even trees! Back to hotel- it's situated on waterfront , room was well equipped, and comfortable, and QUITE. Food is delicious and I'm really sorry that had to only have a glance for breakfast table ,because... More 

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Moffat, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I didn't hit it off with the owner. I had phoned, twice, in advance to ask if I could leave some of my baggage at The Scalloway Hotel while visiting the small islands between stays at the hotel. A very helpful woman had assured me that this was no problem. On my arrival the owner was abrupt and instantly made... More 

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Caroline M, Owner at Scalloway Hotel, responded to this review

Oh dear, Basil Fawlty strikes again! It was me you spoke to when you rang to enquire about leaving some luggage. We are very short of storage space, but we can usually manage to find room for one or two small suitcases. Unfortunately I had forgotten to alert my husband on the day you were due to call. When you... More 

Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We booked a table for three for 7:00pm Monday. It was, I suspect one of their quieter evenings. The quality and presentation of the food was excellent as too was the service we received. Decor in the restaurant was tidy and satisfactorily maintained. I would have no reservations recommending this establishment for an evening meal.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I went for dinner with my family and a friend on Saturday 4 July. I should also note this was a very busy evening, there was a local gala in the area and the hotel itself was especially busy (and sadly for the staff, with a lot of inebriated drunk individuals, but these were dealt with well!) I note another... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I recently had the misfortune of being placed in the Scalloway hotel as we were fogged on the shetland islands whilst trying to get offshore. From the moment we arrived we were being dictated to about the do's and dont's and what time to eat etc. We were also told not to order the lamb rare as the chef was... More 

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Caroline M, Owner at Scalloway Hotel, responded to this review

In more than seven years of dealing with oil industry stopovers, we have never been subjected to such a hostile and aggressive barrage of criticism, as we encountered from some , not all, of your group who stayed at the weekend. Twenty-one of you were booked in with us, when our restaurant was already full on both nights with other... More 

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