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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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Aberdeen
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28 reviews 28 reviews
18 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Stayed on business and was given first class service and the most delicious and delightfully presented food. Well above my expectations.. Will be back. Food in the bar as well prepared as in the restaurant.bedrooms comfortable with all that needed.

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London, United Kingdom
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24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Still I think one of the best places to stay in Shetland. Simple things done right, great staff and excellent food. Highly recommended..................................................................

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aylesbury
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is probably best hotel on island certainly for food and drink and the staff are very freindly and accommodating I would recommend this to all travellers especially if looking for a quiet retreat away from Lerwick

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

FIRSTLY I am not Kieran, I am a his friend visiting. We had a late lunch in the Scalloway Hotel Restaurant but walked away still hungry and unhappy with the food. The quality of food was poor. Dishes seemed lacking in quality and quantity. The owners (with what looked like their family) were dining at the same time we were... More 

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

Quite frankly, reviews like this make me want to weep. If you were really so disappointed with your food, why on earth didn’t you bring it to our attention during the meal? It’s below the belt to give the impression, as your party did, that everything was fine and then savage us on Tripadvisor. I’ve spoken to the waiting staff... More 

South Coast
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Peter and Caroline were the perfect, courteous and friendly hosts for our stay during the Shetland Folk Festival. We enjoyed two fabulous fresh lobster and scallop lunches served by their great staff in the sun outside the front of the hotel. The evening meals were equally as delicious which we had before heading off to a concert. I strongly recommend... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

I have stayed here whilst working during filming on the island and I'm always looked after so well. Delightful, friendly, clean and very tasty food into the bargain. I would have no hesitation recommending this fine establishment to weary travellers.

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Argyll and Bute, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

Not a lot to say just that you will hopefully like me be pleasantly surprised. My room was small,clean,recently decorated and warm with the ensuite recently refitted with expensive fittings . The choice on the resteraunt menu is varied and with a bias to local produce (all good) the food itself was beyond delicious - breakfast is freshly cooked and... More 

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Lerwick, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
8 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

bed and breakfast for the night, brilliant food, the decor in our room was tasteful and relaxing, particularly loved the blue bedside lampshades, a free dram for our wedding aniversary, and a chocolate easter bunny:) staff very good, thank you for a lovely stay.

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Ramsey, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015 via mobile

Three of us stayed there for work and the staff couldn't do enough to help us. Very polite and helpful throughout our stay. The food was the best we've eaten on the island and the breakfast will match any five star hotel any day. If you're a whisky drinker you're in for a treat as the bar has about 20... More 

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London
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105 reviews 105 reviews
40 hotel reviews
97 helpful votes 97 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

We have eaten many times in The Scalloway Hotel, and have always found it excellent. This was the first time that we have stayed in the hotel, and were hugely impressed. We were lucky enough to be given the best room in the hotel, which has accommodated a member of the royal family and the Prime Minister in the last... More 

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