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Scalloway Hotel

Certificate of Excellence
Main Street, Scalloway ZE1 0TR, Scotland
Scalloway Hotel
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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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Devon, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My mothers family are from Shetland and we were visiting relations, so we have some knowledge of what to expect. There is not a massive choice of hotels in Shetland, and with the supply and demand, availability can also be a problem. We searched high and low and are pleased we selected the Scalloway Hotel. We have travelled throughout much... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A good location on the main street with parking opposite. The food in the restaurant was lovely, a decent choice and the option of bar or restaurant seating. The rooms were lovely, substantially better than some places in Shetland. I enjoyed my stay very much.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Fog on Shetland delayed our departure and accommodation for one night was urgently needed. Luck was with us when we were able to make a reservation at the Scalloway Hotel and we were so pleased we did. This hotel really is special and the food on offer is amazing. Super chefs create imaginative dishes using lots of local produce. Caroline... More 

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had our Father's Day/ wedding anniversary meal here. Very friendly staff and a lovely atmospher. The starter and the main course tasted great and it was quick and efficient service. Now for the negatives. No children's menu, they offer half portions. I asked for chicken and chips for a 4 year old. Came with gravy all over it. Not exactly... More 

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

Thanks for posting your review. I'm pleased to see that you enjoyed your overall experience and were generally happy with the starter and main courses and the service. It's disappointing that you didn't find us child friendly, Our restaurant menu is much more family oriented on a Sunday, with three roasts and dishes like fish and chips and scampi, all... More 

Exeter, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
6 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a very comfortable small hotel right on the harbour side in the old town of Scalloway. It has a fine dining restaurant as well as serving excellent bar meals. The rooms are modern, clean and comfortable, with a nice touch of tweed upholstery, we had a top floor room with both front and side views over the harbour.... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have just returned from three nights at the hotel and wanted to place on record how impressed we were with the way we were treated. The hotel owners and all of the staff went out of their way to make us feel welcomed and continued in this vein throughout the visit right up to our farewell this morning at... More 

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Having worked in Shetland for the last 2 years and eaten in the restaurant before I was delighted when my company put me in the Scalloway Hotel. I had a nice single room, always clean, fresh and quiet, I just wish I had a sea view but maybe next time. Food was excellent every night, always stayed in the bar... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

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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26 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

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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