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Scalloway Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Main Street, Scalloway, Scotland
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Scalloway Hotel
Ranked #1 of 1 hotels in Scalloway
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • 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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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
16 reviews 16 reviews
7 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our second annual visit to this hotel and we can't wait to return next year. We stayed a total of 4 nights. Our harbour facing room on the second floor was tastefully furnished using Shetland fabrics and local materials. The bed was luxurious. One small downside is that there is no lift but the climb was more than... More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed in the hotel for 3 nights while in Shetland on business. I found all the staff very friendly and welcoming, particularly as I was eating alone most of the time, the staff would come and talk to me and make sure I was doing okay. The food was fantastic, lovely fresh produce that I could not fault. I... More

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London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This room we had was very nicely done up and the staff were friendly and helpful. Cosy bar. Parking was easy and we walked out by the sea and up to the museum to find out about the Shetland Bus. Food was variable - a bit overpriced and I think there may have been staffing problems the night we ate... More

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Lerwick, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went tonight for a quiet drink. The barman was rude, unhelpful and very belittling, The bar was quiet, the tables were sticky, food on floor. The bar was trying to live up to something it is not. Its simply a bar, not a class establishment as it tries to be. I can say for certain i will not visit... More

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

It’s unfortunate that you’ve chosen to vent your spleen by posting this nasty review, after you and your friends were requested to moderate your language in our bar. We’re a family-friendly hotel, so we ask customers not to swear. If you choose to interpret that as us “trying to be a class establishment” , that’s up to you. In fact,... More

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27 reviews 27 reviews
18 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hotel is nice but a bit out-dated. Atmosphere is relaxed, staff are friendly. High quality breakfast, incl fresh berries. Smoked salmon and scrambled eggs was delicious Our room was very, very small but we knew it already in advance, so were prepared. It was the only one available. Bed was very comfortable. There were sheepskins over the bed. The... More

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Melton Mowbray, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

We stayed here for a week, last week. From the outset everyone was friendly and helpful. The dinner menu was varied, imaginative and beautifully cooked. We enjoyed everything we ate. Breakfast was one of the best we have had anywhere! Our room had a comfy king-size bed and was furnished with lovely locally made furniture and soft furnishings. We would... More

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Burton upon Trent, United Kingdom
17 reviews 17 reviews
4 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

Myself and a colleague stayed here as we were away on business. What I will say is dont come here expexting 5star as you will be disappointed, however if you go with an open mind knowing its a lovely little hotel you wont be dissapointed. Like many little hotels the interior is slightly dated but it sits well with the... More

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Laramie, Wyoming
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28 reviews 28 reviews
13 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

We spent three nights at the Scalloway Hotel and loved every minute. The people were friendly and helpful. Our room (#203) seemed a bit small, but that was mostly attributable to the comfy king-sized bed. The bathroom, however, is actually spacious, with one of the best walk-in showers we have seen in all of Britain. We had dinner in the... More

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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

We were delighted with this hotel. From the moment we arrived the owners and staff were friendly, welcoming and attended to all our needs throughout our stay. The rooms were comfortable, and the breakfasts and dinners absolutely delicious. The location is ideal for exploring any part of the Shetland Islands. I am not surprised this hotel is so popular with... More

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Scotland, Maryland
15 reviews 15 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

Was here with friends and was a bit sad to see no Macaroni on the Menu which meant having to choose something else. I went for the Fish Pie- but it wasn't worth the price. It was really hot and nice tasted but lacked in fish. Staff are friendly and didn't have to wait too long in the busy place.

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

Thanks for your comments. We’re sorry you were disappointed by the removal of macaroni cheese from the bar menu, but we need to ring the changes from time to time. In its place at the moment is a delicious goats cheese and spinach open lasagne, with our own freshly-made herb pasta, and it’s proving very popular. Our fish pie is... More

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Address: Main Street, Scalloway, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Shetland Islands > Mainland > Scalloway
Hotel Class:3 star — Scalloway Hotel 3*
Also Known As:
Scalloway Hotel Shetland Islands

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